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Last 5,210 GBp
Change Today -50.00 / -0.95%
Volume 568.0K
WTB On Other Exchanges
As of 11:35 AM 05/22/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

whitbread plc (WTB) Snapshot

5,275 GBp
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04/27/15 - 5,475 GBp
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2.05 GBp
Shares Outstanding
91.28 GBp
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whitbread plc (WTB) Details

Whitbread PLC operates hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops. The company operates through two segments, Hotels & Restaurants, and Costa. It operates approximately 670 hotels with 55,000 rooms in the United Kingdom, as well as 4 hotels in the Middle East and 2 hotels in India under the Premier Inn brand name; hotels under the hub by Premier Inn brand name in the United Kingdom; and restaurants under the Brewers Fayre, Beefeater Grill, Table Table, and Taybarns brands. The company operates approximately 1,900 coffee shops in the United Kingdom and 1,100 stores internationally under the Costa brand name; and approximately 4,200 Costa Express self-serve units. It is also involved in the operation of roasters and espresso-based self-serve coffee bars; and wholesale of coffee beans. Whitbread PLC was founded in 1742 and is based in Dunstable, the United Kingdom.

45,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/8/15
Founded in 1742

whitbread plc (WTB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.8M GBP
Group Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Managing Director of Costa Coffee and Executi...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.3M GBP
Group Human Resources Director, Internal Advi...
Total Annual Compensation: 803.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

whitbread plc (WTB) Key Developments

Whitbread PLC Appoints Alison Brittain as Chief Executive with Effect from 4 January 2016

Whitbread PLC announced that Alison Brittain has been appointed as its next Chief Executive to succeed Andy Harrison, who has decided to retire from full time executive life at the end of February 2016. Alison will join the company on 4 January 2016. Alison is currently Group Director, Retail Division Lloyds Banking Group PLC which she joined in 2011. Previously, she held senior roles at Santander UK PLC and Barclays PLC. Alison is also a non executive director of Marks and Spencer Group PLC.

Andy Harrison Decides to Retire as Chief Executive of Whitbread PLC by the End of Financial Year Ending February 2016

Whitbread PLC announced that Andy Harrison has decided to retire as Chief Executive by the end of this financial year ending February 2016, ensuring a smooth transition. A succession process, led by the Chairman Richard Baker, is considering external and internal candidates.

Whitbread PLC Recommends Final Dividend Payment for the Financial Year to February 26, 2015, Payable on July 3, 2015; Announces Consolidated Final Earnings Results for the Year Ended February 26, 2015

The board of Whitbread PLC recommended final dividend payment for the financial year to 26 February 2015 of 56.95 pence per share, making a total dividend for the year of 82.15 pence per share, an increase of 19.4%. The final dividend will be paid on 3 July 2015 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 29 May 2015. The company announced consolidated final earnings results for the year ended February 26, 2015. For the year, the company's revenue was £2,608.1 million compared with £2,294.3 million a year ago. Operating profit was £497.5 million compared with £389.0 million a year ago. Profit before tax was £463.8 million compared with £347.0 million a year ago. Underlying profit before tax was £488.1 million compared with £411.8 million a year ago. Profit attributable to parent shareholders was £370.1 million or 202.79 pence per diluted share compared with £327.9 million or 181.06 pence per diluted share a year ago. Diluted underlying earnings per share were 211.56 pence compared with 177.14 pence a year ago. Net cash flows from operating activities was £519.4 million compared with £429.6 million a year ago. Purchase of property, plant and equipment was £518.5 million compared with £286.3 million a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was £27.3 million compared with £19.9 million a year ago. Underlying operating profit was £504.4 million compared with £430.7 million a year ago. As on February 26, 2015, the company's net debt was £583.2 million.


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