Deutsche Bank reaffirmed their hold rating on shares of Whitbread (LON:WTB) in a research note issued to investors on Friday morning, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.

WTB has been the topic of several other reports. Canaccord Genuity decreased their target price on shares of Whitbread from GBX 4,850 ($63.80) to GBX 4,500 ($59.19) and set a hold rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, November 7th. Peel Hunt restated a buy rating on shares of Whitbread in a research report on Thursday, January 16th. Sanford C. Bernstein upgraded shares of Whitbread to a market perform rating and set a GBX 4,000 ($52.62) target price on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 24th. UBS Group lowered shares of Whitbread to a neutral rating and boosted their target price for the stock from GBX 4,850 ($63.80) to GBX 5,180 ($68.14) in a research report on Tuesday, December 17th. Finally, Barclays boosted their target price on shares of Whitbread from GBX 4,900 ($64.46) to GBX 5,200 ($68.40) and gave the stock an overweight rating in a research report on Monday, December 16th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,639.38 ($61.03).

Shares of LON WTB opened at GBX 4,504 ($59.25) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.02 billion and a P/E ratio of 2.14. Whitbread has a one year low of GBX 3,927 ($51.66) and a one year high of GBX 5,194 ($68.32). The company’s fifty day moving average is GBX 4,754.64 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 4,485.94. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 89.10, a quick ratio of 1.55 and a current ratio of 1.63.

In other news, insider Nicholas Cadbury sold 6,500 shares of Whitbread stock in a transaction on Friday, December 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 4,943 ($65.02), for a total transaction of £321,295 ($422,645.36).

Whitbread Company Profile

Whitbread PLC operates hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops. The company operates through two segments, Premier Inn and Costa. It operates approximately 785 hotels with 72,466 rooms in the United Kingdom, 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, Bar+Block, and Table Table brands.

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