-0.48% to Target, Barclays Reaffirms Equal-weight Rating for Whitbread (LON:WTB) Stock; Jericho Capital Asset Management LP Raised Alibaba Group Hldg LTD (BABA) Position By $32.25 Million

Whitbread (LON:WTB) had its stock rating noted as Equal-weight by analysts at Barclays. Barclays currently has a GBX 3920.00 target price per share on the 7.20 billion GBP market cap company or -0.48% downside potential. This was shown in an analyst note on Thursday, 18 January.

Jericho Capital Asset Management Lp increased Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA) stake by 72.96% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Jericho Capital Asset Management Lp acquired 187,513 shares as Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd (BABA)’s stock rose 22.58%. The Jericho Capital Asset Management Lp holds 444,513 shares with $76.77 million value, up from 257,000 last quarter. Alibaba Group Hldg Ltd now has $471.68 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.78% or $1.43 during the last trading session, reaching $183.83. About 21.35M shares traded or 8.45% up from the average. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) has risen 57.33% since January 18, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.63% the S&P500.

Whitbread PLC operates hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops. The company has market cap of 7.20 billion GBP. The firm operates through two divisions, Premier Inn & Restaurants and Costa. It has a 15.34 P/E ratio. It operates approximately 760 hotels with 68,000 rooms in the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and Germany, as well as hotels 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, and Table Table brands.

The stock increased 2.31% or GBX 89 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 3944. About 591,007 shares traded. Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) has 0.00% since January 18, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Among 27 analysts covering Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB), 14 have Buy rating, 3 Sell and 10 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Whitbread PLC has GBX 6000 highest and GBX 3200 lowest target. GBX 4420.54’s average target is 12.08% above currents GBX 3944 stock price. Whitbread PLC had 259 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, April 29 by Canaccord Genuity. The rating was maintained by Credit Suisse on Tuesday, September 13 with “Neutral”. The stock of Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 31 by AlphaValue. Credit Suisse maintained Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) rating on Thursday, December 3. Credit Suisse has “Outperform” rating and GBX 5800 target. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Tuesday, January 10 by Morgan Stanley. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Friday, April 15. The stock of Whitbread PLC (LON:WTB) has “Neutral” rating given on Friday, February 24 by JP Morgan. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Overweight” on Wednesday, September 9. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and GBX 6000 target in Wednesday, September 9 report. The rating was maintained by Davy Research with “Outperform” on Tuesday, October 25.

Among 37 analysts covering Alibaba (NYSE:BABA), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 95% are positive. Alibaba had 158 analyst reports since August 12, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Oppenheimer maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, June 26 report. The stock has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, August 18. The rating was maintained by Needham on Thursday, September 28 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Friday, August 14 by TH Capital. Barclays Capital initiated Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) on Wednesday, March 29 with “Overweight” rating. Goldman Sachs maintained it with “Buy” rating and $120 target in Friday, August 12 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, October 28 by Axiom Capital. SunTrust maintained Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) rating on Friday, October 20. SunTrust has “Buy” rating and $205.0 target. Needham maintained the shares of BABA in report on Friday, November 3 with “Buy” rating. The rating was initiated by Needham with “Buy” on Friday, April 15.