Whitbread plc (OTCMKTS:WTBDY – Get Rating) saw a large decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 11,500 shares, a decrease of 73.6% from the April 30th total of 43,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 144,100 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.1 days.
Shares of Whitbread stock opened at $8.50 on Thursday. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $9.11 and a two-hundred day moving average of $9.72. Whitbread has a one year low of $7.83 and a one year high of $12.12.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 27th will be issued a $0.1086 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 26th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.28%.
Whitbread Company Profile (Get Rating)
Whitbread plc operates hotels and restaurants in the United Kingdom, Germany, and internationally. It operates approximately 857 hotels with 78,718 rooms in the United Kingdom; and 4,880 rooms in Germany under the Premier Inn, ZIP by Premier Inn, and hub by Premier Inn brands; and 768 restaurants under the Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, Whitbread Inns, Cookhouse & Pub, Bar+Block Steakhouse, Thyme, and Table Table brands.
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