Whitbread’s (WTB) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital

Liberum Capital reissued their hold rating on shares of Whitbread (LON:WTB) in a report published on Friday, Stock Target Advisor reports.

WTB has been the subject of a number of other reports. Shore Capital reiterated a hold rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Thursday, January 16th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a hold rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Friday. Canaccord Genuity lowered their price target on shares of Whitbread from GBX 4,850 ($63.80) to GBX 4,500 ($59.19) and set a hold rating for the company in a report on Thursday, November 7th. UBS Group lowered shares of Whitbread to a neutral rating and upped their price target for the company from GBX 4,850 ($63.80) to GBX 5,180 ($68.14) in a report on Tuesday, December 17th. Finally, Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating on shares of Whitbread in a report on Thursday, January 16th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,639.38 ($61.03).

LON:WTB opened at GBX 4,504 ($59.25) on Friday. The company has a fifty day moving average of GBX 4,754.64 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 4,485.94. Whitbread has a 52 week low of GBX 3,927 ($51.66) and a 52 week high of GBX 5,194 ($68.32). The company has a quick ratio of 1.55, a current ratio of 1.63 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 89.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.02 billion and a P/E ratio of 2.14.

In other news, insider Nicholas Cadbury sold 6,500 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 13th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 4,943 ($65.02), for a total value of £321,295 ($422,645.36).

Whitbread Company Profile

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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