Whitbread PLC LON:WTB today announced the appointment of Alison Brittain 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.
They say that quality doesn't come cheap, and investors in ARM Holdings (LSE: ARM) (NASDAQ: ARMH.US) Whitbread (LSE: WTB) and Burberry Group (LSE: BRBY) would no doubt agree: their shares are expensive for a good reason.
I don't think a big correction in the equity markets is likely, but certain stocks - such as those of NEXT (LSE: NXT) and Whitbread (LSE: WTB) - may come under pressure, even if the FTSE 100's rally continues. Here's why.
Answering the question, 'what strategy to follow and when to apply it' is an age-old investor dilemma. Should we buy a firm down on its luck, such as Balfour Beatty (LSE: BBY), in the hope that a trading recovery could send the share price rocketing?
To name a few, Centrica (LSE:CNA), Stagecoach (LSE: SGC), British American Tobacco (LSE: BATS) and Whitbread (LSE: WTB) are four companies whose valuations are more appealing than those of the two banking behemoths, in my view.
This would indicate that the analyst believes there is a potential. upside of 6.1% from today's opening price of 5325 GBX. Whitbread plc LON:WTB has a 50 day moving. average of 5,298.73 GBX and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at 4,689.21 ...