It’s been a crucial week for Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB); here’s what analysts have to say.

January 13, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 It's been a crucial week for Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB); here's what analysts have to say.

Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Ratings Coverage

Among 27 analysts covering Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Whitbread PLC had 259 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Thursday, January 12 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Underweight”. Credit Suisse maintained Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) on Wednesday, November 30 with “Neutral” rating. The stock of Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) has “Outperform” rating given on Tuesday, January 10 by Credit Suisse. The stock of Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) has “Overweight” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy” on Thursday, December 1. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Thursday, December 3. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, September 7. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, June 15 with “Equal Weight”. Beaufort Securities maintained Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) on Wednesday, April 27 with “Buy” rating. AlphaValue maintained Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) rating on Thursday, August 20. AlphaValue has “Reduce” rating and GBX 5307 target. Below is a list of Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) latest ratings and price target changes.

12/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: JP Morgan Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 4010.00 New Target: GBX 4020.00 Maintain
12/01/2018 Broker: Deutsche Bank Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 4300.00 New Target: GBX 4300.00 Maintain
08/01/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell Maintain
04/01/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 4150.00 New Target: GBX 4150.00 Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 3800.00 New Target: GBX 3900.00 Maintain
21/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 3800.00 New Target: GBX 3800.00 Maintain
20/12/2017 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 5000.00 New Target: GBX 4900.00 Maintain
18/12/2017 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 3200.00 New Target: GBX 3200.00 Maintain
07/12/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 3800.00 New Target: GBX 3800.00 Maintain

The stock increased 1.69% or GBX 65 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 3901. About 646,264 shares traded. Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) has 0.00% since January 13, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Whitbread PLC operates hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops. The company has market cap of 7.12 billion GBP. The firm operates through two divisions, Premier Inn & Restaurants and Costa. It has a 15.17 P/E ratio. It operates approximately 760 hotels with 68,000 rooms in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and Germany, as well as hotels under the Premier Inn brand name; hotels under the hub by Premier Inn brand name in the United Kingdom; and restaurants under the Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill, and Table Table brands.

More news for Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) were recently published by: Bloomberg.com, which released: “Whitbread Gets a Stir from an Activist” on December 07, 2017. Marketwatch.com‘s article titled: “UK stocks end slightly higher, weighed by Whitbread’s slide on Costa concerns” and published on October 24, 2017 is yet another important article.

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