J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Ben Whitley acquired 10 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 18th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,516 ($19.81) per share, for a total transaction of £151.60 ($198.09).
Shares of JDW stock opened at GBX 1,571 ($20.53) on Monday. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 1 year low of GBX 1,051 ($13.73) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,476 ($19.29). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 255.30, a quick ratio of 0.18 and a current ratio of 0.26. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,420.58. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.65 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.18.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on JDW shares. Liberum Capital decreased their price objective on Superdry from GBX 600 ($7.84) to GBX 500 ($6.53) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. HSBC set a $12.00 price objective on Transocean and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 15th. Numis Securities started coverage on TUI in a research report on Thursday, May 9th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Shore Capital restated a “house stock” rating on shares of TLOU Energy in a research report on Wednesday, July 10th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated an “under review” rating on shares of Motif Bio in a research report on Monday, July 15th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,303.13 ($17.03).
J D Wetherspoon Company Profile
J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As of July 24, 2017, it operated 895 pubs. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Watford, the United Kingdom.
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