J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
J D Wetherspoon Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£10.60|
|52 Week High||UK£7.74|
|52 Week Low||UK£14.53|
|1 Month Change||-3.46%|
|3 Month Change||-12.90%|
|1 Year Change||29.35%|
|3 Year Change||-17.89%|
|5 Year Change||12.05%|
|Change since IPO||3,054.76%|
Recent News & Updates
|JDW||GB Hospitality||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: JDW underperformed the UK Hospitality industry which returned 56.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: JDW exceeded the UK Market which returned 22.6% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: JDW is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: JDW's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
J D Wetherspoon plc owns and operates pubs and hotels in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. It operates 875 pubs and 58 hotels. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Watford, the United Kingdom.
J D Wetherspoon Fundamentals Summary
|JDW fundamental statistics|
Is JDW overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|JDW income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£715.34m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jan 24, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Oct 01, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-1.59|
|Net Profit Margin||-24.01%|
How did JDW perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is J D Wetherspoon undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: JDW (£10.6) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£10.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: JDW is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: JDW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK Hospitality industry average.
PE vs Market: JDW is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate JDW's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: JDW is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.4x) compared to the GB Hospitality industry average (2.6x).
How is J D Wetherspoon forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: JDW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: JDW is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: JDW's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: JDW's revenue (35.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the UK market (5.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: JDW's revenue (35.3% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: JDW's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.9%)
How has J D Wetherspoon performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: JDW is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: JDW is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: JDW is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 40.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare JDW's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: JDW is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (11.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: JDW has a negative Return on Equity (-49.96%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is J D Wetherspoon's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: JDW's short term assets (£276.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£267.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: JDW's short term assets (£276.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: JDW's debt to equity ratio (296.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: JDW's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 297.1% to 296.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: JDW's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if JDW's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is J D Wetherspoon current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate JDW's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate JDW's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JDW's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if JDW's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: JDW is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of JDW's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Hutson (56 yo)
Mr. John Hutson serves as the Chief Executive Officer of JD Wetherspoon PLC. Mr. Hutson served as Managing Director of JD Wetherspoon plc and also served as its Chief Operating Officer since October 2010....
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD1.01M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD1.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: JDW's management team is seasoned and experienced (17.7 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: JDW's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: JDW insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
J D Wetherspoon plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: J D Wetherspoon plc
- Ticker: JDW
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1979
- Industry: Restaurants
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: UK£1.255b
- Shares outstanding: 118.38m
- Website: https://www.jdwetherspoon.com
Number of Employees
- J D Wetherspoon plc
- Wetherspoon House
- Central Park
- WD24 4QL
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/22 21:15|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/22 00:00|
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