|Bid||915.00 x 12500|
|Ask||0.00 x 10000|
|Day's range||1,234.00 - 1,251.00|
|52-week range||810.00 - 1,296.00|
|PE ratio (TTM)||27.95|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||0.15 (1.07%)|
|1y target est||N/A|
** JD Wetherspoon top of FTSE 250, +3.7%, with Marston's & Greene King among the biggest fallers on the index ** Berenberg raises JD Wetherspoon to "hold" from "sell" saying while co ...
** Pubs co JD Wetherspoon up 2.3 pct, climbs to a life-high, as two brokers back the stock after solid results on Friday ** Barclays says was surprised to see JD's comment on current trading after string ...
A typically wet British summer helped to boost sales at British pub chain J D Wetherspoon (LSE: JDW.L - news) , allowing it to build on an increase of almost 28 percent in annual pretax profit. "When the weather turned bad in the school holidays our sales actually went up, which is slightly unusual," Chairman and founder Tim Martin told Reuters on Friday.
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** Pubs group JD Wetherspoon's shares jump 9.4%, by far & away top riser on FTSE 250 and at an all-time high ** On track for biggest intraday pct gain since July 2013 in robust volume ** PBT for 53 weeks ...
JD Wetherspoon, owner and operator of more than 900 pubs in Britain and Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) , on Friday reported an almost 28 percent jump in profit before tax and exceptional items to 102.8 million pounds ($138 million). "Since the year end, Wetherspoon's like-for-like sales have continued to be encouraging and have increased by 6.1 percent.
** HSBC takes a more negative stance on UK pubs stocks, cutting Greene King to 'reduce' and JD Wetherspoon to 'hold' ** The brokerage points out the sector faces twin risks from consumer weakness and rising ...
British pubs group JD Wetherspoon said good summer weather helped it to produce strong sales over the past few weeks. The owner and operator of more than 900 pubs in Britain and Ireland said for the 11 ...
** JD Wetherspoon +2.3 pct in late trading after forecasting a slightly improved annual trading outcome than it pointed to in May ** Co says recent sales performance has been slightly better than expected ...
British pubs group JD Wetherspoon forecast a slightly improved annual trading outcome compared with previous expectations thanks to a robust sales performance this year, boosting its shares. The owner and operator of more than 900 pubs in Britain and Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) said its third-quarter like-for-like sales for the 13 weeks to April 23 increased by 4 percent, higher than the 3.8 percent advance seen last year. Wetherspoon, however, reiterated its warning of "significantly higher" costs in the second half of the year and estimated it would need comparable sales growth of about 3 to 4 percent in the next year to maintain profit levels, as a result of the higher costs.
British pubs group JD Wetherspoon warned of "significantly higher" costs in the second half of the year and said it remained cautious, while reporting quarterly comparable sales growth of 4 percent. ...
British pubs operator JD Wetherspoon reported its slowest sales growth in at least seven years on Friday and warned higher taxes would squeeze future results. Wetherspoon said revenue rose 1.4 percent to 801.4 million pounds ($975 million) for the half year to January 22, down from growth of 6.2 percent a year earlier. In January, Wetherspoon warned of lower like-for-like sales and higher costs in the next six months.
British pubs group JD Wetherspoon Plc warned of significantly higher costs and lower like-for-like sales in the next six months, taking the shine off higher sales over the Christmas quarter. The owner and operator of pubs in Britain and Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) said like-for-like sales rose 3.2 percent in the 12 weeks to Jan. 15, the second quarter of its fiscal year, with like-for-like sales for the 25 weeks to Jan. 15 up 3.4 percent. In November, Wetherspoon's chairman Tim Martin had warned the company saw higher costs over the remainder of its financial year from wages, business rates and repairs.
Peter Cruddas, one of the City of London's most prominent supporters of a British exit from the European Union, is confident that Brexit will be good for business at his retail brokerage CMC Markets (LSE: CMCX.L - news) , despite an immediate hit. CMC Markets, which floated on the London Stock Exchange earlier this year, reported a downturn in revenues on Wednesday, knocking another 4 percent off its share price, which has fallen by a third since early September. Chief Executive Cruddas said the revenue fall was due to a slump in client trading, driven by retail investors scared that volatility around the shock vote in June's referendum would spark chaos similar to that around the Swiss franc last year.
** Pub operator J D Wetherspoon +1.5 pct, among top risers on FTSE 250 ** Stifel raises to "hold" from "sell", shares now close to its 850p TP after underperformance in recent months, ...
A "bullying" approach by European leaders over Brexit risks hurting sales of French wine, German beer and Swedish cider, said the founder of British pubs chain JD Wetherspoon, a prominent "Leave" campaigner. The warning came as the group, which operates more than 900 pubs, said strong sales growth in the summer had slowed in recent weeks, and it faced rising costs, sending its shares lower on Wednesday. Company chairman Tim Martin said a call from European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker last month for a firm stance in Brexit talks could backfire.