A number of other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports on JDW. Deutsche Bank AG upped their target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 640 ($8.27) to GBX 660 ($8.52) and gave the company a sell rating in a report on Friday, May 19th. Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,030 ($13.30) target price on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Monday, May 22nd. Peel Hunt cut shares of J D Wetherspoon plc to a reduce rating and lowered their price target for the company from GBX 1,000 ($12.91) to GBX 875 ($11.30) in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Shore Capital reissued a sell rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Finally, Investec reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,150 ($14.85) price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a report on Wednesday, July 12th. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of GBX 965.42 ($12.47).
J D Wetherspoon plc (LON JDW) traded up 13.89% during midday trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1189.00. The company had a trading volume of 694,802 shares. J D Wetherspoon plc has a one year low of GBX 810.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,189.12. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 1,048.28 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 1,005.73. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 1.30 billion.
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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