Whitbread plc Company Profile (LON:WTB)

About Whitbread plc

Whitbread plc logoWhitbread PLC is a hospitality company. The Company operates hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. The Company operates in two segments: Hotels & Restaurants, and Costa. The Hotels & Restaurants segment provides services in relation to accommodation and food. The Costa segment consists of operations of its branded, owned and franchised coffee outlets. Premier Inn is the Company's hotel business. The Company's restaurant brands include Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Whitbread Inns. The Company operates over 730 Premier Inn hotels and over 64,000 rooms across the United Kingdom. The Company operates over 2,000 coffee shops across the United Kingdom, over 1,200 coffee stores in approximately 30 international markets and over 5,200 Costa Express self-serve units. Its subsidiaries include Whitbread Group PLC, Premier Inn Hotels Limited, Costa Limited, Yueda Costa (Shanghai) Food & Beverage Management Company Limited, Coffeeheaven International Limited and Costa Express Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: WTB
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.42
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $3976.81
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $3841.58
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 3,283 - GBX 4,402
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.50
  • P/E Growth: 3.01
  • Market Cap: $6.92B
  • Outstanding Shares: 182,100,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 8 Hold Ratings, 12 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.52)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,303

Analysts' Ratings History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/24/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,945 -> GBX 3,965View Rating Details
2/20/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,939View Rating Details
2/14/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,500View Rating Details
2/3/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 4,700View Rating Details
1/31/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,800View Rating Details
1/30/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,200View Rating Details
1/26/2017Panmure GordonReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,800View Rating Details
1/26/2017Davy ResearchReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
1/20/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual WeightGBX 3,340 -> GBX 4,150View Rating Details
1/12/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,160View Rating Details
1/10/2017Credit Suisse GroupUpgradeOutperformGBX 4,030 -> GBX 4,550View Rating Details
12/14/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 4,550 -> GBX 4,100View Rating Details
11/30/2016Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetReduceGBX 3,500 -> GBX 3,300View Rating Details
10/26/2016Societe GeneraleLower Price TargetHoldGBX 4,220.30 -> GBX 4,100View Rating Details
10/26/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/10/2016Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,000View Rating Details
5/18/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,600View Rating Details
4/27/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/15/2016NatixisReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,000View Rating Details
3/9/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperformGBX 5,400View Rating Details
3/7/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,190View Rating Details
1/11/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeBuyGBX 5,080View Rating Details
1/1/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,288View Rating Details
11/20/2015Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 5,200View Rating Details
6/16/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 6,000View Rating Details
6/3/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 5,740View Rating Details
5/5/2015Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
5/5/2015BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 6,000View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $242.85 EPS


Dividend History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/25/2016GBX 29.900.81%11/10/201611/10/201612/16/2016
4/26/2016GBX 61.851.56%5/26/20165/26/20167/1/2016
10/20/2015GBX 28.500.58%11/19/201511/19/201512/18/2015
4/28/2015GBX 56.951.07%5/28/20155/28/20157/3/2015
10/21/2014GBX 25.200.6%12/4/201412/4/20141/9/2015
4/29/2014GBX 471.15%5/28/20145/28/20147/4/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/1/2017David AtkinsInsiderBuy1,425GBX 3,943£56,187.75
8/8/2016Smalley,LouiseInsiderSell470GBX 3,962£18,621.40
7/1/2016Cadbury ,NicholasInsiderSell12,138GBX 3,501£424,951.38
5/26/2016Smalley,LouiseInsiderSell6,788GBX 4,279£290,458.52
3/3/2016Smalley,LouiseInsiderSell7,201GBX 3,908£281,415.08
12/24/2015Williams,StephenInsiderBuy70GBX 4,504£3,152.80
10/27/2015Rogers,Christopher C BInsiderSell24,000GBX 4,936£1,184,640
10/22/2015Rogers,Christopher C BInsiderSell25,751GBX 4,846£1,247,893.46
5/28/2015Nicholas CadburyInsiderSell7,782GBX 5,186.49£403,612.65
5/8/2015Paul FlaumInsiderSell15,857GBX 5,265£834,871.05
5/6/2015Andy HarrisonInsiderSell132,000GBX 5,227.76£6,900,643.20
4/28/2015Ian CheshireInsiderBuy1,863GBX 5,325£99,204.75
1/22/2015Richard BakerInsiderBuy2,743GBX 4,920£134,955.60
1/6/2015Nicholas CadburyInsiderBuy325GBX 4,658.13£15,138.92
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
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www.capitalcube.com - February 22 at 10:58 AM
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baxternewsreview.com - February 21 at 8:07 AM
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marketexclusive.com - February 20 at 8:06 AM
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News IconWhitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Issued With 'Neutral' Rating At JP Morgan - UK Market News (LON:WTB)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 29 at 6:16 AM
News IconChart Inspection on Shares of Whitbread PLC (WTB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WTB)
springdaletimes.com - January 27 at 6:49 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoRestaurants slow-down a choker for Whitbread (LON:WTB)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 26 at 6:32 AM
reuters.com logoWhitbread sales rise as Costa Coffee strengthens (LON:WTB)
uk.reuters.com - January 26 at 6:32 AM
News IconThe Morgan Stanley Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Whitbread plc (WTB) (LON:WTB)
prensariotiretail.com - January 26 at 6:32 AM
marketwatch.com logoWhitbread comparable sales rise 1.7% - MarketWatch - MarketWatch (LON:WTB)
www.marketwatch.com - January 26 at 6:32 AM
News IconCCI, MA, and RSI in Focus for Whitbread PLC (WTB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WTB)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 6:32 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoWhitbread sales up but Premier Inn disappoints (LON:WTB)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 6:32 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Whitbread hit by slowdown in London hotels market (LON:WTB)
www.ft.com - January 26 at 6:32 AM
News IconMoving Averages in Focus on Shares of Whitbread PLC (WTB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WTB)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 3:47 AM
stockmarketwire.com logoBarclays expects excellent Q4 from Whitbread (LON:WTB)
www.stockmarketwire.com - January 20 at 3:49 PM
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www.directorstalkinterviews.com - January 19 at 8:02 AM
News IconWhitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Issued With 'Neutral' Rating At JP Morgan Cazenove - UK Market News (LON:WTB)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 19 at 8:02 AM
News IconNarrowing in on Trading Indicators for Whitbread PLC (WTB.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WTB)
springdaletimes.com - January 18 at 5:47 AM
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News IconBarclays Capital Retained Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) As 'Underweight' - UK Market News (LON:WTB)
www.ukmarketnews.co.uk - January 6 at 6:40 AM
www.publicnow.com - January 5 at 7:36 AM
News IconRating Report: Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Stock Rating Kept by ... - Thorold News (LON:WTB)
www.whatsonthorold.com - January 4 at 7:50 AM
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marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Goldman Sachs Group Inc. Raises Its Price Target On Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) to GBX 4,035 (LON:WTB)
marketexclusive.com - December 23 at 5:02 AM
News IconFCF Score Review for Whitbread PLC (LSE:WTB) - The Business Journal (LON:WTB)
belmontbusinessjournal.com - December 21 at 11:39 AM
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News IconFollowing FCF Scores for Whitbread PLC (LSE:WTB) - The Business Journal (LON:WTB)
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News IconWhy Whitbread PLC's (LSE:WTB) ROE Of 17.3% Does Not Tell The Whole Story - Simply Wall St (LON:WTB)
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capitalcube.com logoWhitbread Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WTB-GB : December 16, 2016 (LON:WTB)
www.capitalcube.com - December 16 at 6:32 AM
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News IconWhitbread plc (WTB) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd (LON:WTB)
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What is Whitbread plc's stock symbol?

Whitbread plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WTB."

How often does Whitbread plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Whitbread plc?

Whitbread plc declared a dividend on Tuesday, October 25th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 10th will be paid a dividend of GBX 29.90 per share on Friday, December 16th. This represents a yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 10th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is Whitbread plc's stock going? Where will Whitbread plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Whitbread plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,300 to GBX 5,400. On average, they expect Whitbread plc's share price to reach GBX 4,303 in the next twelve months.

When will Whitbread plc announce their earnings?

Whitbread plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, April, 24th 2017.

How do I buy Whitbread plc stock?

Shares of Whitbread plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Whitbread plc stock cost?

One share of Whitbread plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 3,800.

Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff