Marston's PLC Company Profile (LON:MARS)

About Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)

MarstonMarston's PLC is engaged in running pubs and beer brewing. The Company owns a range of assets from pubs to brands. The Company's segments include Destination and Premium, which consists of food and drink sales, accommodation and gaming machine income; Taverns, which includes Food and drink sales, rent from licensed properties, accommodation and gaming machine income; Leased, which includes drink sales, rent from licensed properties and gaming machine income; Brewing, which comprises drink sales and third-party brewing, packaging and distribution, and Group Services. It operates over 1,600 pubs, inns, breweries, depots and offices. It operates over five breweries producing over 60 types of ales at its sites in Burton on Trent, Oxfordshire, Cumbria, Hampshire and the West Midlands. Its breweries supply and distribute beers to its estate, supermarkets and other pub businesses across the nation. Its brands include Hobgoblin, Pedigree, Wainwright, Banks's, Ringwood, Jennings and Brakspear.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Restaurants & Bars
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:MARS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £620.86 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 575,400,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 112.12
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 126.99
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 101.40 - GBX 151.20
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.88
  • P/E Growth: 1.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £944.5 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.66
  • Book Value: GBX 1.38 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.78
  • Dividend Yield: 5.7%
  • EBIDTA: £201.2 million
  • Net Margins: 6.83%
  • Return on Equity: 7.81%
  • Return on Assets: 2.15%
  • Average Volume: 2.01 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)

What is Marston's PLC's stock symbol?

Marston's PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MARS."

How often does Marston's PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marston's PLC?

Marston's PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.70 per share on Tuesday, July 4th. This represents a yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Marston's PLC's Dividend History.

Where is Marston's PLC's stock going? Where will Marston's PLC's stock price be in 2017?

14 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Marston's PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 115 to GBX 175. On average, they expect Marston's PLC's share price to reach GBX 141.36 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Marston's PLC.

Who are some of Marston's PLC's key competitors?

Who are Marston's PLC's key executives?

Marston's PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Ralph Findlay, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Andrew Andrea, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Development Officer, Executive Director
  • Peter Dalzell, Managing Director - Marston’s Inns and Taverns, Executive Director
  • Anne-Marie Brennan, Company Secretary
  • Roger Devlin, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Matthew Roberts, Non-Executive Director
  • Nick Backhouse, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Carolyn Bradley, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Catherine Janet Glickman, Independent Non-Executive Director

How do I buy Marston's PLC stock?

Shares of Marston's PLC 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.

What is Marston's PLC's stock price today?

One share of Marston's PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 107.90.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Marston's PLC (LON MARS)
Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  383 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  491 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  874
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Marston's PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 141.36

Analysts' Ratings History for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 110 -> GBX 130View Rating Details
9/21/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/15/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 125View Rating Details
9/11/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 115View Rating Details
9/1/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 115View Rating Details
7/26/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 140View Rating Details
7/26/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingAddGBX 140View Rating Details
6/23/2017Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHoldGBX 145 -> GBX 135View Rating Details
5/19/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/7/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
11/30/2016N+1 SingerLower Price TargetBuyGBX 182 -> GBX 150View Rating Details
11/25/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 160View Rating Details
11/24/2016GoodbodyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
11/24/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 175View Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.DowngradeSellView Rating Details
5/20/2016Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 180View Rating Details
2/16/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 170View Rating Details
2/12/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 135View Rating Details
11/28/2015JP Morgan Asian Investment Trust PlcReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 170View Rating Details
11/23/2015NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
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Earnings Estimates for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.97 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Marston's PLC (LON MARS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/18/2017GBX 2.701.97%5/25/20175/25/20177/4/2017
11/24/2016GBX 4.703.56%12/15/201612/15/20161/30/2017
5/18/2016GBX 2.601.7%5/26/20165/26/20167/5/2016
11/26/2015GBX 4.502.66%12/17/201512/17/20152/1/2016
5/14/2015GBX 2.501.52%5/28/20155/28/20157/7/2015
11/27/2014GBX 4.302.93%12/18/201412/18/20142/2/2015
5/15/2014GBX 2.401.61%5/28/20145/28/20147/8/2014
11/28/2013GBX 4.102.86%12/18/201312/18/20132/3/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Marston`s PLC (LON:MARS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/8/2017Ralph Graham FindlayInsiderBuy23,549GBX 106£24,961.94
6/28/2017Andrew AndreaInsiderSell27,313GBX 124£33,868.12
5/18/2017Matthew RobertsInsiderBuy25,000GBX 138£34,500
11/28/2016Ralph Graham FindlayInsiderBuy18,675GBX 133£24,837.75
11/25/2016Catherine GlickmanInsiderBuy25,000GBX 133£33,250
12/8/2015Findlay,Ralph GrahamInsiderSell99,590GBX 175£174,282.50
9/18/2015Bradley ,CarolynInsiderBuy25,000GBX 154£38,500
9/1/2015Glickman ,CatherineInsiderBuy4,000GBX 151£6,040
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
Latest Headlines for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)
DateHeadline logoCanaccord Genuity Raises Marston's PLC (MARS) Price Target to GBX 130 - September 22 at 10:44 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Earns Buy Rating from Shore Capital - September 21 at 3:10 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Given "Add" Rating at Numis Securities Ltd - September 15 at 11:46 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 13 at 10:36 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Insider Acquires £24,961.94 in Stock - September 8 at 10:19 AM logoMarston’s Plc : Fairly valued, but don’t skip the other factors - September 5 at 9:22 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 19 at 10:50 AM logoMarston's PLC (LON:MARS) Given Buy Rating at Shore Capital - August 7 at 12:34 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - July 25 at 11:10 AM logoA Look At Pub Operator Marston's Plc - July 3 at 8:05 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - June 30 at 11:18 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Insider Sells £33,868.12 in Stock - June 28 at 4:28 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) PT Lowered to GBX 135 at Deutsche Bank AG - June 24 at 9:34 AM logoMarston’s Plc : Undervalued relative to peers, but don’t ignore the other factors - June 7 at 6:02 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Receives "Add" Rating from Peel Hunt - May 29 at 11:13 AM logoMarston’s Plc : MARS-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017 - May 27 at 12:18 AM logoETFs with exposure to Marston’s Plc : May 25, 2017 - May 26 at 3:41 AM logoMarston’s Plc :MARS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : May 22, 2017 - May 23 at 10:37 AM logoBeaufort Securities Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Marston's PLC (MARS) - May 22 at 11:26 PM logoMarston’s Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:MARS) : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 5:47 PM logoEdited Transcript of MARS.L earnings conference call or presentation 18-May-17 10:59am GMT - May 19 at 10:58 AM logoMarston’s Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MARS-GB : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 10:58 AM logoNumis Securities Ltd Reaffirms "Add" Rating for Marston's PLC (MARS) - May 19 at 9:00 AM logoMarston's PLC Announces Dividend of GBX 2.70 (MARS) - May 18 at 4:00 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Given "Buy" Rating at Shore Capital - May 18 at 1:00 PM logoInsider Buying: Marston's PLC (MARS) Insider Buys 25,000 Shares of Stock - May 18 at 10:16 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Downgraded by Peel Hunt to "Add" - May 8 at 6:52 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 14 at 10:38 AM logoMarston’s Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MARS-GB : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 11:04 AM logoMarston’s Plc : MARS-GB: Dividend Analysis : December 16th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017 - April 7 at 11:04 AM logoPub Chain Marston's Agrees New GBP320 Million Bank Facility - London South East (registration) (blog) - March 21 at 6:22 PM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 20 at 12:52 PM logo2 last-minute dividend dynamos to add to your ISA - March 20 at 10:25 AM logoMarston's PLC (MARS) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at Peel Hunt - March 12 at 1:46 AM logoMarston's plc full year expectations unchanged - Quick Facts - RTT News - January 24 at 7:08 PM logoShould you buy this 5.5% yielder after a strong end of year? - January 24 at 7:08 PM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 24 | Reuters - Reuters - November 24 at 9:19 AM logoMarston's full-year profit up; lifts dividend - MarketWatch - MarketWatch - November 24 at 9:19 AM logo[$$] Marston's toasts its switch to upmarket pub dining - November 24 at 9:19 AM


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Marston's PLC (MARS) Chart for Saturday, September, 23, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/23/2017 by Staff