Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed their reduce rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) in a research report released on Monday morning. Numis Securities Ltd currently has a GBX 975 ($13.15) target price on the stock.
Several other research firms have also commented on JDW. Peel Hunt increased their target price on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 875 ($11.80) to GBX 950 ($12.81) and gave the company a reduce rating in a report on Friday. Barclays PLC reissued an overweight rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($15.50) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, August 9th. Liberum Capital started coverage on J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. They issued a hold rating and a GBX 1,050 ($14.16) target price on the stock. Shore Capital reissued a sell rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reissued a hold rating and issued a GBX 1,040 ($14.02) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Friday. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three 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 980.77 ($13.22).
Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) opened at 1226.00 on Monday. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52-week low of GBX 810.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,229.00. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 1,054.49 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,007.69. The firm’s market cap is GBX 1.34 billion.
The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a GBX 8 ($0.11) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. This represents a yield of 0.67%. This is an increase from J D Wetherspoon plc’s previous dividend of $4.00.
J D Wetherspoon plc Company Profile
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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