Insider Buying: J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) Insider Purchases £147 in Stock

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDWGet Rating) insider John Hutson bought 20 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Saturday, May 21st. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 735 ($9.25) per share, with a total value of £147 ($184.98).

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

  • On Thursday, April 14th, John Hutson bought 1,171 shares of J D Wetherspoon stock. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 730 ($9.19) per share, with a total value of £8,548.30 ($10,756.64).

JDW stock opened at GBX 706 ($8.88) on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.29, a quick ratio of 0.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 537.99. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 1 year low of GBX 682.60 ($8.59) and a 1 year high of GBX 1,402 ($17.64). The company has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 750.29 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 840.93. The firm has a market cap of £908.98 million and a PE ratio of -6.67.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research note on Wednesday, May 4th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft assumed coverage on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research note on Tuesday, May 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 875 ($11.01) target price for the company. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued an “equal weight” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research note on Friday, March 25th. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 1,006.25 ($12.66).

J D Wetherspoon Company Profile (Get Rating)

J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It operates 861 pubs and 57 hotels. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Watford, the United Kingdom.

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