J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider Nigel Connor sold 2,645 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 823 ($10.21), for a total value of £21,768.35 ($27,004.53).

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) opened at 820.00 on Thursday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 911.58 million. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 867.92 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 828.46. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52-week low of GBX 589.50 and a 52-week high of GBX 993.50.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW)

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, November 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 20th were paid a GBX 8 ($0.10) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was 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%.

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A number of brokerages recently commented on JDW. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed a “reduce” rating and issued a GBX 745 ($9.24) price target on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. Barclays PLC raised their price objective on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 790 ($9.80) to GBX 1,000 ($12.41) and gave the company a ” overweight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Beaufort Securities reissued a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Panmure Gordon raised their price objective on J D Wetherspoon plc from GBX 700 ($8.68) to GBX 800 ($9.92) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 9th. Finally, Peel Hunt reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 616 ($7.64) price objective on shares of J D Wetherspoon plc in a research report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 749.33 ($9.30).

J D Wetherspoon plc Company Profile

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company aims to provide customers with food and drinks. The Company operates a trading estate of approximately 926 pubs. The Company operates over 40 hotels and approximately 900 rooms. The Company’s hotels include George Hotel, the Shrewsbury Hotel and the Unicorn, Ripon.

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