Barclays PLC reaffirmed their overweight rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) in a research report released on Wednesday morning. The firm currently has a GBX 1,150 ($14.98) price objective on the stock.
Several other analysts have also recently commented on JDW. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating and issued a GBX 925 ($12.05) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Thursday, April 27th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a hold rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Canaccord Genuity upgraded shares of J D Wetherspoon plc to a hold rating and raised their price objective for the company from GBX 850 ($11.07) to GBX 1,000 ($13.02) in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a reduce rating and issued a GBX 820 ($10.68) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Thursday, May 4th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reiterated a sell rating and issued a GBX 750 ($9.77) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 956.67 ($12.46).
J D Wetherspoon plc (LON JDW) opened at 1036.00 on Wednesday. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 12 month low of GBX 810.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,060.00. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.13 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 1,005.54 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 986.34.
In other J D Wetherspoon plc news, insider Nigel Connor sold 733 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 1,048 ($13.65), for a total transaction of £7,681.84 ($10,003.70). In the last 90 days, insiders have acquired 41 shares of company stock valued at $41,730.
About J D Wetherspoon plc
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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