Whitbread (LON:WTB)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reiterated by research analysts at UBS Group in a research note issued on Thursday, investing.thisismoney.co.uk reports.
Several other equities analysts have also commented on the stock. Liberum Capital upped their price objective on shares of Whitbread from GBX 4,450 ($58.15) to GBX 4,800 ($62.72) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Numis Securities restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 5,400 ($70.56) price objective on shares of Whitbread in a report on Monday, January 21st. Canaccord Genuity restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($58.80) price objective on shares of Whitbread in a report on Thursday, January 17th. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of Whitbread from GBX 5,000 ($65.33) to GBX 4,700 ($61.41) and set a “sector performer” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, January 18th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday, January 18th. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,845.31 ($63.31).
Shares of WTB stock opened at GBX 4,939 ($64.54) on Thursday. Whitbread has a one year low of GBX 3,499.90 ($45.73) and a one year high of GBX 4,333 ($56.62).
Whitbread PLC operates hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops. The company operates through two segments, Premier Inn and Costa. It operates approximately 785 hotels with 72,466 rooms in the United Kingdom, as well as hotels under the Premier Inn brand name; hotels under the hub by Premier Inn brand name in the United Kingdom; and restaurants under the Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill, Bar+Block, and Table Table brands.
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