J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) Insider John Hutson Purchases 12,000 Shares

J D Wetherspoon plc (LON:JDW) insider John Hutson bought 12,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, March 20th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 757 ($9.96) per share, with a total value of £90,840 ($119,494.87).

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

  • On Monday, January 20th, John Hutson bought 9 shares of J D Wetherspoon stock. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,611 ($21.19) per share, with a total value of £144.99 ($190.73).

Shares of JDW stock opened at GBX 845 ($11.12) on Thursday. J D Wetherspoon plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,179 ($15.51) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,734 ($22.81). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 261.78, a quick ratio of 0.14 and a current ratio of 0.28. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 1,248.26 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 1,483.16. The company has a market capitalization of $884.53 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.25.

Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reissued an “underperform” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Wednesday, March 11th. Shore Capital reissued an “under review” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Friday, March 20th. Liberum Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Friday, March 20th. Peel Hunt reissued a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Monday, March 16th. Finally, HSBC reissued a “hold” rating on shares of J D Wetherspoon in a research report on Wednesday, January 29th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. J D Wetherspoon currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 1,488.75 ($19.58).

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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