Mears Group PLC Company Profile (LON:MER)

About Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)

Mears Group PLC logoMears Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based holding company. The Company's principal activities are the provision of a range of outsourced services to the public and private sectors. The Company operates through two segments, which include Housing and Care. The Housing segment is engaged in providing a full housing management service predominantly to Local Authorities and other Registered Social Landlords. The Care segment provides personal care services to people in their own homes. The Company's Housing segment repairs and maintains over 700,000 of approximately five million Social Homes in the United Kingdom. It provides personal care to over 30,000 elderly and disabled people. The Company serves customers, including local authorities, charities, tenants and service users, community groups, private landlords', elderly people and others. Its subsidiaries include Mears Limited, Scion Technical Services Limited, Morrison Facilities Services Limited and others.

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  • Symbol: LON:MER
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  • Market Cap: £527.67 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 102,559,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 510.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 487.67
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 346.75 - GBX 540
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.62
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £940.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.56
  • Book Value: GBX 1.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.65
  • EBIDTA: £48.37 million
  • Average Volume: 103,779 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)

What is Mears Group PLC's stock symbol?

Mears Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MER."

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

Mears Group PLC announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 21st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of GBX 8.40 per share on Thursday, July 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 15th. This is an increase from Mears Group PLC's previous dividend of $3.30. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Mears Group PLC's Dividend History.

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

4 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Mears Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 400 to GBX 550. On average, they expect Mears Group PLC's stock price to reach GBX 483.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Mears Group PLC.

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How do I buy Mears Group PLC stock?

Shares of Mears Group 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.

How much does a share of Mears Group PLC stock cost?

One share of Mears Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 514.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 483.75

Analysts' Ratings History for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
3/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 460View Rating Details
3/21/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 525View Rating Details
3/21/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 550View Rating Details
8/16/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400View Rating Details
3/15/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 440View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
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Earnings Estimates for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $37.14 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/21/2017GBX 8.401.68%6/15/20176/15/20177/6/2017
8/16/2016GBX 3.300.79%10/13/201610/13/201611/1/2016
3/15/2016GBX 7.901.93%6/16/20166/16/20167/7/2016
8/18/2015GBX 3.100.76%10/15/201510/15/201511/3/2015
3/17/2015GBX 7.151.66%6/11/20156/11/20157/2/2015
8/19/2014GBX 2.850.59%10/16/201410/16/201411/3/2014
3/18/2014GBX 6.301.28%6/11/20146/11/20147/3/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
4/29/2016Miles,DavidInsiderSell203,367GBX 400£813,468
6/29/2015Rogers,Michael (Mike)InsiderSell10,000GBX 4.21£421
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Latest Headlines for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
DateHeadline logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MER-GB : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 10:11 AM logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MER-GB : May 9, 2017 - May 9 at 11:50 AM logoMears Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:MER) : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 6:33 PM logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MER-GB : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 10:35 AM logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MER-GB : April 6, 2017 - April 7 at 11:10 AM logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Mears Group PLC (MER) - March 27 at 3:59 AM logoMears Group PLC (MER) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt - March 27 at 3:59 AM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Mears Group PLC (MER) - March 25 at 5:07 PM logoMears Group PLC (MER) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - March 22 at 7:58 PM logo2 top yielders I’d buy and hold for the next 10 years - March 21 at 6:26 PM logoMears Group PLC (MER) Declares Dividend of GBX 8.40 - March 21 at 4:22 PM logoFull Year 2016 Mears Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - March 21 at 11:49 AM logoMears Group PLC (MER) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday - March 11 at 12:43 AM logoHalf Year 2016 Mears Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - August 16 at 9:25 AM logoShould you buy or sell Rolls-Royce Holding plc, Northgate plc & Mears Group plc after today’s news? - June 28 at 7:13 AM logoBroker tips: Mears Group, Wood Group, RBS - March 15 at 9:40 AM


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Mears Group PLC (MER) Chart for Sunday, May, 28, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/28/2017 by Staff