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
- Symbol: LON:WTB
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: N/A
- Market Cap: £7.68 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 182,384,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,092.49
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 3,862.45
- 52 Week Range: GBX 3,283 - GBX 4,402
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.404
- P/E Growth: 2.340
- Annual Revenue: £3.11 billion
- Price / Sales: 2.47
- Book Value: GBX 13.86 per share
- Price / Book: 3.04
- Average Volume: 612,571 shs.
Frequently Asked Questions 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, April 25th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 65.90 per share on Friday, June 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 25th. This is a positive change from Whitbread plc's previous dividend of $29.90. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Whitbread plc's Dividend History.
Where is Whitbread plc's stock going? Where will Whitbread plc's stock price be in 2017?
16 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Whitbread plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 3,300 to GBX 5,000. On average, they expect Whitbread plc's share price to reach GBX 4,216.27 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Whitbread plc.
Who are some of Whitbread plc's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Whitbread plc include Legal & General Group Plc (LGEN), Tesco PLC (TSCO), Sky Plc (BSY), Kerry Group Public Ltd Co (KYGA), Anglo American plc (AAL), Wolseley plc (WOS), London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE), Fresnillo Plc (FRES), Smith & Nephew plc (SN), Centrica PLC (CNA), Mondi Plc (MNDI), Old Mutual plc (OML), Schroders plc (SDR), Land Securities Group plc (LAND), South32 Ltd (S32), Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH), InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG) and 3i Group plc (III).
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 4,210.
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: ||2 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Hold (Score: 2.38)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 4,216.27|
Analysts' Ratings History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)
|5/23/2017||Deutsche Bank AG||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|5/17/2017||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 4,000|
|5/5/2017||Canaccord Genuity||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 4,500|
|5/4/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Equal weight||GBX 3,875|
|4/26/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 4,200|
|4/26/2017||Morgan Stanley||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 4,700|
|4/26/2017||Credit Suisse Group AG||Boost Price Target||Outperform||GBX 4,550 -> GBX 4,870|
|4/25/2017||Beaufort Securities||Initiated Coverage||Sell||GBX 3,600|
|4/25/2017||Panmure Gordon||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 3,800|
|4/25/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|4/19/2017||Berenberg Bank||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 5,000|
|1/31/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 4,800|
|1/26/2017||Davy Research||Reiterated Rating||Outperform|
|1/12/2017||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 4,160|
|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|
|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|
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: $256.07 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter 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 and Institutional Ownership History for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)Insider Trades by Quarter 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|
|5/15/2017||Adam Crozier||Insider||Buy||1,000||GBX 4,074||£40,740|
|3/1/2017||Louise Smalley||Insider||Sell||5,377||GBX 3,814||£205,078.78|
|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|
Headline Trends for Whitbread plc (LON:WTB)
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Whitbread plc (WTB) Chart for Wednesday, May, 24, 2017