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Whitbread is a large operator of hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. It is also involved in the operation of roasters and espresso-based self-serve coffee bars, and wholesale of coffee beans.

TypePublic
Founded1742
HQDunstable, GB
Websitewhitbread.co.uk
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA+

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)35,455
Job Openings2,311
Revenue (FY, 2019)£2 B(-37%)
Share Price (Jun 2021)£33.1(+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Whitbread

Alison Brittain

Alison Brittain

CEO
Adam Crozier

Adam Crozier

Chairman
Nicholas Cadbury

Nicholas Cadbury

Group Finance Director
Louise Smalley

Louise Smalley

Group HR Director
Chris Vaughan

Chris Vaughan

General Counsel
Simon Jones

Simon Jones

Managing Director Premier Inn and Restaurants UK
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Whitbread Office Locations

Whitbread has offices in Dunstable and London
Dunstable, GB (HQ)
Houghton Hall Business Park Porz Avenue
London, GB
8th floor, 120 Holborn
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Whitbread Financials and Metrics

Whitbread Revenue

Whitbread's revenue was reported to be £2.05 b in FY, 2019 which is a 37.8% decrease from the previous period.
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2019)

2.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

(37.8%)

Net income (FY, 2019)

210.6m

EBITDA (FY, 2019)

454.1m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

294.1m

Market capitalization (11-Jun-2021)

6.7b

Closing stock price (11-Jun-2021)

33.2

Cash (28-Feb-2019)

3.4b
Whitbread's current market capitalization is £6.7 b.
Annual
GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

2.6b2.9b3.1b3.3b2.0b

Revenue growth, %

14%12%6%6%(38%)

Operating expense total

1.9b2.2b2.3b2.5b1.8b

Depreciation and amortization

168.4m187.5m220.1m232.2m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

1.4b1.6b1.7b

Operating expense total

1.2b1.3b1.3b

EBIT

272.8m281.7m336.0m

EBIT margin, %

19%18%20%
Annual
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

38.2m40.3m40.8m41.4m2.1m57.1m63.0m90.6m3.4b

Accounts Receivable

84.3m47.7m54.2m66.9m78.4m92.7m92.6m105.7m55.7m

Inventories

18.4m23.1m26.5m30.5m37.1m44.8m48.2m65.4m14.5m

Current Assets

144.9m149.0m172.3m197.5m165.5m247.4m287.1m343.0m3.6b
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Cash

163.9m73.2m129.7m

Inventories

38.2m46.7m52.0m

Current Assets

348.5m274.6m406.0m

PP&E

3.5b4.0b4.0b
Annual
GBPFY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

222.1m266.0m292.1m323.4m366.1m387.3m415.9m436.4m210.6m

Inventories

(7.1m)(600.0k)

Accounts Payable

45.2m62.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

346.1m322.2m407.0m429.6m519.4m572.7m626.1m621.0m485.7m
Half Year
GBPH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Net Income

196.3m200.7m250.2m

Inventories

(1.2m)(1.7m)(3.7m)

Accounts Payable

(1.7m)7.4m9.9m

Cash From Operating Activities

254.6m330.2m321.2m
GBPFY, 2011

Financial Leverage

2.2 x
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Whitbread Operating Metrics

FY, 2016H1, 2017FY, 2017H1, 2018FY, 2018

Hotels (UK)

730746762771785

Rooms (UK)

64 k65.77 k68.08 k70.12 k72.47 k

Rooms Opened (UK), gross

5.46 k1.58 k3.82 k2.04 k4.57 k

Customers Per Month (Premier Inn)

5.5 m5.5 m
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Whitbread Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Premier ShukuroglouJuly 23, 2004$925.54 m
Advisebegin Limited
Alastair Campbell & Company Limited
Archibald Campbell Hope & King Limited
Autumn Days Limited
Belgrave Hotel Limited
Belstead Brook Manor Hotel Limited
Brewers Fayre Limited
Brickwoods Limited
Britannia Inns Limited
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Whitbread Revenue Breakdown

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Whitbread revenue breakdown by business segment: 60.8% from Premier Inn and 39.2% from Costa

Whitbread revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 96.2% from UK and 3.8% from Other

Whitbread Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Whitbread Online and Social Media Presence

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Whitbread Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    81/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    90/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    66/100

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Whitbread News and Updates

Global Bars and Cafes Market Report 2021: Market is Expected to Recover to Reach $500+ Billion by 2025 - Major Players are Starbucks; Whitbread PLC; Lavazza; Buffallo Wild Wings and Dunkin' Brands

Dublin, May 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Bars and Cafes Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Major companies in the bars and cafe market include Starbucks; Whitbread PLC; Lavazza; Buffallo Wild Wings and D…

Premier Inn owner Whitbread targets £100m in extra cost savings as pandemic decimates profit

Premier Inn owner Whitbread will cut costs by an additional £100m over the next three years following the impact of The post Premier Inn owner Whitbread targets £100m in extra cost savings as pandemic decimates profit appeared first on CityAM.

London Markets: Whitbread shares climb after hotels operator says it’s building market share

Shares of hotels operator Whitbread rose as much as 6% on Thursday, after it said it has been outperforming the broader market even as revenue plunges.

Premier Inn owner Whitbread slashes jobs as sales tumble

Premier Inn owner Whitbread has cut 1,500 jobs following a restructure of its hotel and restaurant operations as sales tumble The post Premier Inn owner Whitbread slashes jobs as sales tumble appeared first on CityAM.

London First CEO Jasmine Whitbread leaves for Travis Perkins

London First announced this morning that CEO Jasmine Whitbread will step down after four years at the non-profit. Whitbread plans The post London First CEO Jasmine Whitbread leaves for Travis Perkins appeared first on CityAM.

Whitbread - at the end of the day, someone has to pay

Whitbread, the owner of popular hospitality chains Premier Inn, Beefeater and Brewers Fayre, has written to the landlords of its The post Whitbread - at the end of the day, someone has to pay appeared first on CityAM.
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Whitbread Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Whitbread founded?

    Whitbread was founded in 1742.

  • Who are Whitbread key executives?

    Whitbread's key executives are Alison Brittain, Adam Crozier and Nicholas Cadbury.

  • How many employees does Whitbread have?

    Whitbread has 35,455 employees.

  • What is Whitbread revenue?

    Latest Whitbread annual revenue is £2 b.

  • What is Whitbread revenue per employee?

    Latest Whitbread revenue per employee is £57.8 k.

  • Who are Whitbread competitors?

    Competitors of Whitbread include Starbucks, Hilton Worldwide and Blue Bottle Coffee.

  • Where is Whitbread headquarters?

    Whitbread headquarters is located at Houghton Hall Business Park Porz Avenue, Dunstable.

  • Where are Whitbread offices?

    Whitbread has offices in Dunstable and London.

  • How many offices does Whitbread have?

    Whitbread has 2 offices.