Whitbread plc Share Price and Company Fundamentals

22.000 (0.781%)
52 week
2245.511 - 3651.921

Last traded: Today at 4:15 PM

Whitbread plc operates hotels and restaurants in the United Kingdom, Germany, and internationally. It operates approximately 841 hotels with 82,286 rooms in the United Kingdom; 10 hotels in the Middle East; and 35 hotels with 5,875 rooms in Germany under the Premier Inn, ZIP by Premier Inn, and hub by Premier Inn brands. The company also operates 439 restaurants under the Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, Whitbread Inns, Cookhouse & Pub, Bar+Block Steakhouse, Thyme, and Table Table brands in the United Kingdom. Whitbread plc was founded in 1742 and is based in Dunstable, the United Kingdom.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Lodging / Consumer Cyclical
Full time employees 35700
Website https://www.whitbread.co.uk
Mailing address Whitbread Court Houghton Hall Business Park Porz Avenue Dunstable LU5 5XE United Kingdom
Phone / Fax 44 15 8242 4200 /


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Whitbread plc paid £0.35 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 10 Nov 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 22.45%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.WTB dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

WTB's forward dividend amount is £0.59 and the forward dividend yield is 2.05%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Mar 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on Whitbread plc.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Dominic J. Paul CEO & Director
Mr. Hemant K. Patel CFO & Director 53
Mr. Nigel Jones Group Operations Director
Mr. Peter Reynolds Director of Investor Relations
Mr. Clefton D. Vaughan Gen. Counsel & Company Sec. 80
Ms. Rachel M. Howarth Chief People Officer
Mr. Simon Edward Jones MD of Premier Inn & Restaurants UK and Global Commercial Director 46
Mr. Simon Ewins Managing Director of UK Hotels & Restaurants
Mr. Mark Anderson M.B.A. Managing Director of Property & International
Iain Strachan Director of Financial Reporting, Control & Treasury

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Whitbread plc is and its enterprise value is .

The WTB's stocks Beta value is 1.12 making it 12% more volatile compared to LSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Whitbread plc (LSE:WTB) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Whitbread plc's Stock Symbol?

Whitbread plc trades on LSE under the ticker symbol "WTB".

2. What is Whitbread plc's stock price today?

One share of WTB stock can currently be purchased for approximately £2839.

3. How can I contact Whitbread plc?

Whitbread plc's mailing address is Whitbread Court Houghton Hall Business Park Porz Avenue Dunstable LU5 5XE United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at 44 15 8242 4200.

4. What is Whitbread plc's official website?

The official website of Whitbread plc is https://www.whitbread.co.uk.