Other equities research analysts also recently issued reports about the stock. reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 4,800 ($64.18) price objective on shares of Whitbread in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. Deutsche Bank reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 4,400 ($58.83) target price on shares of Whitbread in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. Morgan Stanley cut shares of Whitbread to an equal weight rating and reduced their target price for the stock from GBX 4,700 ($62.84) to GBX 4,500 ($60.17) in a research report on Wednesday, October 25th. Numis Securities reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 4,100 ($54.82) price target on shares of Whitbread in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a hold rating and issued a GBX 4,150 ($55.49) price target on shares of Whitbread in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,116.19 ($55.04).
Shares of Whitbread (LON WTB) traded down GBX 30 ($0.40) on Thursday, reaching GBX 3,970 ($53.08). 545,057 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 568,680. The firm has a market capitalization of $7,240.00 and a PE ratio of 1,544.75. Whitbread has a one year low of GBX 3,499.90 ($46.80) and a one year high of GBX 4,333 ($57.94).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 9th were given a dividend of GBX 31.40 ($0.42) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, November 9th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.84%.
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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