J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Hutson,John acquired 1,688 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 19th. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 917 ($11.97) per share, for a total transaction of £15,478.96 ($20,204.88).

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

  • On Thursday, August 18th, Hutson,John acquired 16 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 899 ($11.73) per share, for a total transaction of £143.84 ($187.76).
  • On Monday, July 18th, Hutson,John acquired 20 shares of J D Wetherspoon plc stock. The stock was bought at an average price of GBX 769 ($10.04) per share, for a total transaction of £153.80 ($200.76).

Shares of J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) opened at 941.50 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 1.05 billion. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52 week low of GBX 589.50 and a 52 week high of GBX 979.50. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 896.31 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 766.98.

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

Several research firms recently weighed in on JDW. Panmure Gordon restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 800 ($10.44) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Thursday, September 15th. Barclays PLC upped their price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 790 ($10.31) to GBX 1,000 ($13.05) and gave the stock a ” overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Beaufort Securities restated a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 685 ($8.94) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Finally, Investec upgraded shares of J D Wetherspoon plc to a “buy” rating and upped their price objective for the stock from GBX 760 ($9.92) to GBX 1,044 ($13.63) in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 745.33 ($9.73).

About J D Wetherspoon plc

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.

Receive News & Ratings for J D Wetherspoon plc Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for J D Wetherspoon plc and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.