WTB.L - Whitbread PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed price. Currency in GBp
4,820.00
-22.00 (-0.45%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous close4,842.00
Open4,840.00
Bid4,833.00 x 6300
Ask4,836.00 x 10000
Day's range4,801.00 - 4,849.00
52-week range3,870.00 - 5,162.00
Volume681,643
Avg. volume697,480
Market cap8.522B
Beta (3Y monthly)0.72
PE ratio (TTM)20.23
EPS (TTM)238.30
Earnings date30 Apr 2019
Forward dividend & yield1.02 (2.02%)
Ex-dividend date2018-11-08
1y target est4,741.39
  • Why I’d buy this cash-rich FTSE 100 stock today
    Fool.co.uk7 days ago

    Why I’d buy this cash-rich FTSE 100 stock today

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  • Reuters2 months ago

    Whitbread adds £2 billion to share buyback plans

    The group, which gave details of its plans at a Capital Markets Day on Wednesday, completed the $5.1 billion sale of Costa Coffee last month, has shifted the company's focus almost entirely to hotels, which includes the Premier Inn brand in Britain. Whitbread put the potential total for the number of rooms in Britain at 110,000 in the long term from an existing portfolio of 74,000 rooms. Investors have been looking for signs of an aggressive growth plan, with Whitbread flush with cash from the Costa sale.

  • Reuters - UK Focus2 months ago

    Whitbread adds 2 billion pounds to share buyback plans

    Whitbread (Frankfurt: WHF4.F - news) will buy back an extra 2 billion pounds ($2.58 billion) of shares using proceeds from its Costa Coffee sale and aims to double the long-term network potential at its hotels business to more than 170,000 rooms in Britain and overseas. The group, which gave details of its plans at a Capital Markets Day on Wednesday, completed the $5.1 billion sale of Costa Coffee last month, has shifted the company's focus almost entirely to hotels, which includes the Premier Inn brand in Britain. Whitbread put the potential total for the number of rooms in Britain at 110,000 in the long term from an existing portfolio of 74,000 rooms.

  • Where Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Stands In Terms Of Earnings Growth Against Its Industry
    Simply Wall St.3 months ago

    Where Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Stands In Terms Of Earnings Growth Against Its Industry

    Improvement in profitability and outperformance against the industry can be important characteristics in a stock for some investors. Below, I will assess Whitbread PLC's (LON:WTB) track record on a high Read More...

  • Premier Inn Owner Looks to Put Pressure on Independent Hotels
    Skift3 months ago

    Premier Inn Owner Looks to Put Pressure on Independent Hotels

    Premier Inn owner Whitbread plans to keep investing in its hotel portfolio despite the Brexit-related economic challenges in its core market. The company, which operates almost 800 hotels mainly in the UK, warned of weakness in its UK hotel portfolio outside of London as consumer and business confidence declined during the third quarter. But even […] The post Premier Inn Owner Looks to Put Pressure on Independent Hotels appeared first on Skift.

  • Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns of flat profits ahead
    Evening Standard3 months ago

    Premier Inn owner Whitbread warns of flat profits ahead

    Investors were left disappointed on Thursday as hotels giant Premier Inn’s owner Whitbread warned profits will be flat next year amid market “uncertainty”. The FTSE 100 firm expects underlying pre-tax profits in the year to February 2020 to “be consistent with” the £444 million analysts have pencilled in for the current financial year, which ends next month. Shares in Whitbread fell 85p, or 1.8%, to 4688p.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Whitbread shares hit by lacklustre outlook after Costa deal

    Shares of the FTSE 100 company fell in morning trading as investors shrugged off a 2.4 percent increase in quarterly sales and focussed on the cautious outlook. The owner of the Premier Inn chain said it expected annual results to be in line with expectations in the current financial year that runs until around the start of March but added that there would be no progress in underlying profit before tax in 2019-20. Whitbread this month completed the sale of Costa to Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) for 3.9 billion pounds.

  • Reuters - UK Focus3 months ago

    British stocks shrug off politics as results drive big moves

    Investors in British stocks turned their focus from political to company developments on Thursday as results from software firm Sage, Primark owner ABF, and bookmaker GVC triggered big moves and weak house ...

  • EU clears Coca-Cola acquisition of Costa Coffee chain
    Reuters4 months ago

    EU clears Coca-Cola acquisition of Costa Coffee chain

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Thursday it had cleared the sale of the Costa Coffee chain to U.S. drinks maker Coca-Cola Co (KO.N) from British restaurant and hotel owner Whitbread ...

  • Whitbread gets EU clearance for Costa sale
    Reuters4 months ago

    Whitbread gets EU clearance for Costa sale

    (Reuters) - British restaurant and hotel owner Whitbread Plc (WTB.L) said on Friday it has received clearance from the European Union for sale of the Costa coffee chain to Coca-Cola Co (KO.N). Whitbread ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus5 months ago

    BUZZ-European Hotels: RBC prefers Accor

    ** RBC initiates coverage of three hotel stocks: Accor with ‘outperform’; Whitbread and IHG with ‘sector perform’ ** Accor is RBC’s preferred company given its good room growth, defensive management, increased ...

  • Reuters5 months ago

    Whitbread's sale of Costa to Coca-Cola gets Chinese approval

    (Reuters) - Britain's Whitbread Plc (WTB.L) said on Thursday that Chinese authorities have approved the sale of its Costa coffee chain to Coca-Cola (KO.N). The company said that it still needs approval ...

  • Reuters - UK Focus6 months ago

    BUZZ-Top of the Street: Akzo Nobel, Whitbread

    A round-up of notable broker activity this morning from Europe's top-ranked* analysts: ** Barclays ups Akzo Nobel to "overweight", saying the stock offers good value after derating during the ...

  • Whitbread 'caution' on profits as Brexit looms
    Sky News6 months ago

    Whitbread 'caution' on profits as Brexit looms

    Whitbread (Frankfurt: WHF4.F - news) says there is a "degree of caution" in its profit forecasts after reporting flat earnings for the first half of its financial year. The company, which owns the Premier Inn hotel brand and is in the process of selling Costa coffee to Coca-Cola, maintained its full-year profit guidance but admitted concerns about demand as Brexit looms next March and increased costs for consumers generally. On an underlying basis, Whitbread said new rooms helped it grow profits by £2.5% to £270m.

  • Whitbread vows Premier Inn will 'stamp across Europe' using Costa proceeds
    The Telegraph6 months ago

    Whitbread vows Premier Inn will 'stamp across Europe' using Costa proceeds

    Whitbread is primed to “stamp across Europe”, boss Alison Brittain has insisted, despite suffering a summer slowdown at its main remaining business Premier Inn.

  • Whitbread to expand Premier Inn portfolio in Germany after Costa sale
    The Guardian6 months ago

    Whitbread to expand Premier Inn portfolio in Germany after Costa sale

    Premier Inn has one hotel in Frankfurt, with more hotels to open in Munich and Hamburg in the coming months, and it expects to have 33 hotels with 6,000 rooms in Germany by 2021. Premier Inn’s owner, Whitbread, is planning a major push into the German hotels market after the sale of its Costa Coffee business to Coca-Cola. Alison Brittain, Whitbread’s chief executive, said the company would plough some of the proceeds from the agreed £3.9bn sale into expanding its hotels business but a “significant proportion” of the money would be returned to shareholders.

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