John Hutson Buys 10 Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) Stock

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider John Hutson purchased 10 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 19th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,568 ($20.49) per share, for a total transaction of £156.80 ($204.89).

John Hutson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, June 21st, John Hutson purchased 10 shares of J D Wetherspoon stock. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 1,429 ($18.67) per share, for a total transaction of £142.90 ($186.72).

JDW opened at GBX 1,588 ($20.75) on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.67 billion and a P/E ratio of 26.47. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 1,501.95 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 1,374.58. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,051 ($13.73) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,592 ($20.80). The company has a quick ratio of 0.18, a current ratio of 0.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 255.30.

Several research analysts recently commented on JDW shares. Peel Hunt restated a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a report on Monday, July 15th. HSBC restated a “buy” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a report on Monday, July 15th. Numis Securities restated a “reduce” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a report on Thursday, May 9th. Liberum Capital restated a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a report on Wednesday, July 10th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated an “underweight” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a report on Wednesday, May 15th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,303.13 ($17.03).

About J D Wetherspoon

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As of July 29, 2018, it operated 883 pubs. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Watford, the United Kingdom.

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