Macfarlane Group (MACF) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 144.50
+1.50 (+1.05%)
(As of 03:54 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
39,858 shs
Average Volume
383,412 shs
Market Capitalization
£230.62 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 145

Macfarlane Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
0.3% Upside
GBX 145 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of Macfarlane Group in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£13.05 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

0.23 out of 5 stars

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About Macfarlane Group Stock (LON:MACF)

Macfarlane Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and distribution of protective packaging products to businesses. The company operates through Packaging Distribution and Manufacturing Operations segments. The Packaging Distribution segment distributes packaging materials; and supplies storage and warehousing services in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Europe. The Manufacturing Operations segment designs, manufactures, and assembles timber, corrugated, and foam-based packaging materials in the United Kingdom. It serves e-commerce retail, logistics, medical, automotive, aerospace, electronics, high street retail, household essentials, and food and hospitality industries. The company was incorporated in 1899 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

MACF Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 5/30 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Packaging & Containers
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 145
High Stock Price Target
GBX 145
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 145
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
1 Analysts


Net Income
£14.97 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£280.71 million
Cash Flow
GBX 5.76 per share
Book Value
GBX 72 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£228.23 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Peter Duncan Atkinson (Age 68)
    Chief Executive & Executive Director
    Comp: $750k
  • Mr. Ivor Gray (Age 55)
    Group Finance Director & Executive Director
    Comp: $354k
  • Mr. James Macdonald
    Group Financial Controller & Company Secretary

MACF Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Macfarlane Group stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Macfarlane Group in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" MACF shares.
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What is Macfarlane Group's stock price target for 2024?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Macfarlane Group's shares. Their MACF share price targets range from GBX 145 to GBX 145. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach GBX 145 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have MACF shares performed in 2024?

Macfarlane Group's stock was trading at GBX 117 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, MACF stock has increased by 23.5% and is now trading at GBX 144.50.
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How were Macfarlane Group's earnings last quarter?

Macfarlane Group PLC (LON:MACF) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 27th. The company reported $1.83 EPS for the quarter. Macfarlane Group had a net margin of 5.33% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.58%.

How often does Macfarlane Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Macfarlane Group?

Macfarlane Group announced a dividend on Thursday, February 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.65 per share on Thursday, May 30th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 9th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 0.94. The official announcement can be seen at this link.
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Is Macfarlane Group a good dividend stock?

Macfarlane Group (LON:MACF) pays an annual dividend of GBX 4 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.48%. The dividend payout ratio is 4,444.44%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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What other stocks do shareholders of Macfarlane Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Macfarlane Group investors own include Avation (AVAP), AstraZeneca (AZN), Anglesey Mining (AYM), Crest Nicholson (CRST), Gilead Sciences (GILD), QinetiQ Group (QQ), American Superconductor (AMSC), Ambarella (AMBA), ARCAM/SH (AMAVF) and Allison Transmission (ALSN).

How do I buy shares of Macfarlane Group?

Shares of MACF stock and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.
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This page (LON:MACF) was last updated on 4/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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