J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Miles Slade bought 10 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, January 18th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,273 ($17.26) per share, for a total transaction of £127.30 ($172.63).
Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) opened at GBX 1,289 ($17.48) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,350.00 and a PE ratio of 2,578.00. J D Wetherspoon plc has a fifty-two week low of GBX 919.55 ($12.47) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 1,307 ($17.72).
A number of analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Barclays reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,250 ($16.95) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Peel Hunt reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and set a GBX 1,100 ($14.92) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Canaccord Genuity Group lifted their target price on J D Wetherspoon from GBX 1,200 ($16.27) to GBX 1,275 ($17.29) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 1,150 ($15.60) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Monday, January 8th. Finally, Citigroup reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 1,280 ($17.36) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Friday, October 6th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,107.29 ($15.02).
About J D Wetherspoon
J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company aims to provide customers with food and drinks. The Company operates a trading estate of approximately 926 pubs. The Company operates over 40 hotels and approximately 900 rooms. The Company’s hotels include George Hotel, the Shrewsbury Hotel and the Unicorn, Ripon.
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