The Trader 

JD Wetherspoon: waiting for the pub to open

Michael Taylor

JD Wetherspoon: waiting for the pub to open

Whether you agree with Tim Martin’s political rants in JD Wetherspoon (JDW) market announcements or not, one cannot argue with the fact that the company has been a stock market success. Wetherspoon is a great example of one of Peter Lynch’s principles. The legendary manager of the Magellan fund at Fidelity – who averaged 29 per cent across a 13-year period – has often said that good companies are right in front of us. 

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