WTB.L - Whitbread PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
4,525.00
-26.00 (-0.57%)
At close: 4:35PM BST
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Previous Close4,551.00
Open4,533.00
Bid4,521.00 x 6300
Ask4,522.00 x 10000
Day's Range4,451.00 - 4,557.00
52 Week Range3,870.00 - 5,162.00
Volume453,858
Avg. Volume779,618
Market Cap7.844B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.66
PE Ratio (TTM)2.23
EPS (TTM)2,030.80
Earnings DateApr 23, 2018 - Apr 27, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.02 (2.30%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-30
1y Target Est4,741.39
  • Reuters16 days ago

    Elliott wants Whitbread to offload chunks of its property portfolio - Sunday Telegraph

    According to the report http://bit.ly/2VEGpuh on Saturday, the activist investor believes Whitbread's strategy is "depressing" the company's share price and is leaving it open to a cut-price hostile takeover. Citing city sources, the newspaper said Elliott wanted Whitbread to sell 10 to 15 percent of its hotel portfolio and "continue to be open minded about the rest".

  • Reuters16 days ago

    Elliott wants Whitbread to offload chunks of its property portfolio-Sunday Telegraph

    Elliott Advisors has become increasingly frustrated with Whitbread Plc's strategy of owning Premier Inn hotels outright and wants the company to offload chunks of its 5.8 billion pound ($7.64 billion) property portfolio, the Sunday Telegraph reported. According to the report http://bit.ly/2VEGpuh on Saturday, the activist investor believes Whitbread's strategy is "depressing" the company's share price and is leaving it open to a cut-price hostile takeover. Citing city sources, the newspaper said Elliott wanted Whitbread to sell 10 to 15 percent of its hotel portfolio and "continue to be open minded about the rest".

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents18 days ago

    Edited Transcript of WTB.L earnings conference call or presentation 30-Apr-19 7:30am GMT

    Full Year 2018 Whitbread PLC Earnings Presentation

  • Premier Inn Faces a Lonely Slog in Brexit Britain
    Bloomberg20 days ago

    Premier Inn Faces a Lonely Slog in Brexit Britain

    The sale of the group’s cafe division to the soft drink giant left Whitbread focused on its budget hotel unit, and here the recent performance has been disappointing. Uncertainty around Britain’s divorce from the European Union led to weaker demand at Premier Inn in the three months to February, and this worsened in March and April.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    Weak British hotel demand hurts Whitbread after Costa sale

    Whitbread, which has its origins as a brewer, has focused on its hotel business after Coca-Cola Co bought Costa for 3.9 billion pounds in a cash deal completed in early January. Whitbread said it expects weak room revenue growth in Britain for the financial year to next February as demand dips.

  • Premier Inn owner Whitbread sounds alarm on Brexit as hotel bookings stall
    Evening Standard20 days ago

    Premier Inn owner Whitbread sounds alarm on Brexit as hotel bookings stall

    Premier Inn owner Whitbread spooked the City on Tuesday as chief executive Alison Brittain delivered a stark warning on Brexit turmoil sapping business confidence and hotel bookings. The firm is hugely exposed to the hotels market after completing a £3.9 billion sale of its Costa Coffee arm to Coca-Cola in January but says the political gloom has chilled business. Although Premier Inn’s UK sales rose 3.5% in the year to February 28, comparable sales slumped 0.6%.

  • Reuters20 days ago

    Whitbread flags demand weakness, posts full-year profit rise

    Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc said on Tuesday it expects weak room revenue growth in the UK for the ongoing year due to weak market demand. The former Costa owner posted a 1.2 percent rise in annual ...

  • Reuters3 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.

  • Reuters3 months ago

    Whitbread adds 2 bln pounds to share buybacks after Costa sale

    Whitbread Plc will buy back an additional 2 billion pounds ($2.58 billion) of shares using proceeds from its sale of the Costa Coffee chain to Coca Cola Co , the owner of Premier Inn said on Wednesday. The group, which completed the $5.1 billion sale of Costa Coffee last month, has shifted focus completely to its hotels business. Whitbread began a programme of share buybacks last month, targeting 500 million pounds in purchases.

  • Where Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) Stands In Terms Of Earnings Growth Against Its Industry
    Simply Wall St.4 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
    Skift4 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 Standard4 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.

  • Reuters4 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.

  • Reuters4 months ago

    Whitbread's quarterly sales rise 2.4 pct

    British hotel owner Whitbread Plc on Thursday reported a 2.4 percent increase in third-quarter sales and expects 2019 results to be in-line with expectations, driven by new room additions at its Premier ...

  • EU clears Coca-Cola acquisition of Costa Coffee chain
    Reuters5 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
    Reuters5 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 ...

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents5 months ago

    Edited Transcript of WTB.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Apr-18 8:30am GMT

    Full Year 2017 Whitbread PLC Earnings Presentation

  • Reuters6 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 ...