November 30, 2016 - By Dolores Ford
Equities researchers at Barclays have GBX 3340.00 PT on Whitbread (LON:WTB). Barclays’s PT would suggest a potential downside of -3.10% from the company’s last stock close. The rating was revealed to clients and investors in an analyst report on Wednesday, 30 November.
Out of 26 analysts covering Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB), 14 rate it a “Buy”, 2 “Sell”, while 10 “Hold”. This means 54% are positive. GBX 6000 is the highest target while GBX 3220 is the lowest. The GBX 4470.95 average target is 29.55% above today’s (GBX 3451.1) stock price. Whitbread PLC has been the topic of 169 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, April 26 by Numis Securities. The company was maintained on Monday, November 14 by HSBC. The firm earned “Equal Weight” rating on Wednesday, April 27 by Barclays Capital. The stock of Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has “Underweight” rating given on Thursday, September 22 by Barclays Capital. Barclays Capital maintained Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) on Thursday, February 4 with “Equal Weight” rating. Panmure Gordon upgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Thursday, March 31 report. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Monday, October 12 with “Outperform”. JP Morgan maintained the shares of WTB in a report on Friday, April 15 with “Overweight” rating. On Wednesday, November 11 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to “Underperform”. The company was maintained on Monday, September 7 by Raymond James.
About 238,911 shares traded hands. Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) has declined 9.58% since May 3, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.81% the S&P500.
Whitbread PLC is a hospitality company. The company has a market cap of 6.32 billion GBP. The Firm operates hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. It has a 15.9 P/E ratio. The Firm operates in two divisions: Hotels & Restaurants, and Costa.
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By Dolores Ford