Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON: JDW) in the last few weeks:

  • 9/15/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Panmure Gordon. They now have a GBX 800 ($10.44) price target on the stock.
  • 9/13/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its price target raised by analysts at Barclays PLC from GBX 790 ($10.31) to GBX 1,000 ($13.05). They now have a ” overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 9/12/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Beaufort Securities.
  • 9/12/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its “overweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Barclays PLC. They now have a GBX 790 ($10.31) price target on the stock.
  • 9/9/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its “reduce” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Numis Securities Ltd. They now have a GBX 685 ($8.94) price target on the stock.
  • 9/9/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its price target raised by analysts at Panmure Gordon from GBX 700 ($9.14) to GBX 800 ($10.44). They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 9/9/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc was upgraded by analysts at Investec to a “buy” rating. They now have a GBX 1,044 ($13.63) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 760 ($9.92).
  • 8/9/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from GBX 840 ($10.96) to GBX 980 ($12.79). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 8/1/2016 – J D Wetherspoon plc had its price target raised by analysts at HSBC from GBX 750 ($9.79) to GBX 910 ($11.88). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) traded up 2.23% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 938.50. The company had a trading volume of 212,717 shares. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.04 billion. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52-week low of GBX 589.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 979.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 889.96 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 762.78.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 20th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8 ($0.10) per share. This is a positive change from J D Wetherspoon plc’s previous dividend of $4.00. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 20th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.85%.

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs across the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company operates hotels. The Company owned an estate of around 951 pubs. The Company also offers food and drink services. The Company’s hotels include Guildhall and Linen Exchange, Dunfermline, and Hippodrome, March.

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