Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the sixteen ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price objective among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 4,243.08 ($59.49).
Several brokerages have recently commented on WTB. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,150 ($58.19) price objective on shares of Whitbread in a report on Thursday, January 4th. Citigroup reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Monday, January 8th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, January 19th. Deutsche Bank reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Numis Securities reissued a “hold” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($60.29) price objective on shares of Whitbread in a report on Monday, January 22nd.
Shares of Whitbread (LON:WTB) traded down GBX 59 ($0.83) during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 3,755 ($52.65). The stock had a trading volume of 785,640 shares, compared to its average volume of 536,863. Whitbread has a 52 week low of GBX 3,499.90 ($49.07) and a 52 week high of GBX 4,333 ($60.75). The stock has a market capitalization of $6,890.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 1,461.09.
Whitbread Company Profile
Whitbread PLC is a hospitality company. The Company operates hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. The Company operates in two segments: Hotels & Restaurants, and Costa. The Hotels & Restaurants segment provides services in relation to accommodation and food. The Costa segment consists of operations of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets.
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