About Whitbread plc
Whitbread 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:
- Sector: N/A
- Industry: N/A
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Exchange: LON
- Symbol: WTB
- 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
Consensus Ratings for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|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)
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)
|2/24/2017||J P Morgan Chase & Co||Boost Price Target||Neutral||GBX 3,945 -> GBX 3,965|
|2/20/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 3,939|
|2/14/2017||Canaccord Genuity||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 4,500|
|2/3/2017||Morgan Stanley||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 4,700|
|1/31/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 4,800|
|1/30/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 4,200|
|1/26/2017||Panmure Gordon||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 3,800|
|1/26/2017||Davy Research||Reiterated Rating||Outperform|
|1/20/2017||Barclays PLC||Upgrade||Equal Weight||GBX 3,340 -> GBX 4,150|
|1/12/2017||Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 4,160|
|1/10/2017||Credit Suisse Group||Upgrade||Outperform||GBX 4,030 -> GBX 4,550|
|12/14/2016||Deutsche Bank AG||Lower Price Target||Buy||GBX 4,550 -> GBX 4,100|
|11/30/2016||Kepler Capital Markets||Lower Price Target||Reduce||GBX 3,500 -> GBX 3,300|
|10/26/2016||Societe Generale||Lower Price Target||Hold||GBX 4,220.30 -> GBX 4,100|
|10/26/2016||Beaufort Securities||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|8/10/2016||Berenberg Bank||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 5,000|
|5/18/2016||Jefferies Group LLC||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 3,600|
|4/27/2016||Citigroup Inc.||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|3/15/2016||Natixis||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 4,000|
|3/9/2016||Raymond James Financial, Inc.||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 5,400|
|3/7/2016||Nomura||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 5,190|
|1/11/2016||Bank of America Corp||Upgrade||Buy||GBX 5,080|
|1/1/2016||AlphaValue||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 5,288|
|11/20/2015||Oddo Securities||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 5,200|
|6/16/2015||Westhouse Securities||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 6,000|
|6/3/2015||Stifel Nicolaus||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 5,740|
|5/5/2015||Charles Stanley||Reiterated Rating||accumulate|
|5/5/2015||BNP Paribas||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 6,000|
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)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|2/1/2017||David Atkins||Insider||Buy||1,425||GBX 3,943||£56,187.75|
|7/1/2016||Cadbury ,Nicholas||Insider||Sell||12,138||GBX 3,501||£424,951.38|
|10/27/2015||Rogers,Christopher C B||Insider||Sell||24,000||GBX 4,936||£1,184,640|
|10/22/2015||Rogers,Christopher C B||Insider||Sell||25,751||GBX 4,846||£1,247,893.46|
|5/28/2015||Nicholas Cadbury||Insider||Sell||7,782||GBX 5,186.49||£403,612.65|
|5/8/2015||Paul Flaum||Insider||Sell||15,857||GBX 5,265||£834,871.05|
|5/6/2015||Andy Harrison||Insider||Sell||132,000||GBX 5,227.76||£6,900,643.20|
|4/28/2015||Ian Cheshire||Insider||Buy||1,863||GBX 5,325||£99,204.75|
|1/22/2015||Richard Baker||Insider||Buy||2,743||GBX 4,920||£134,955.60|
|1/6/2015||Nicholas Cadbury||Insider||Buy||325||GBX 4,658.13||£15,138.92|
Latest Headlines for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
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.