LON:MER - Mears Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 240 +3.00 (+1.27 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 240
Today's RangeGBX 229 - GBX 240
52-Week RangeGBX 220 - GBX 400
Volume11,722 shs
Average Volume179,226 shs
Market Capitalization£265.18 million
P/E Ratio10.48
Dividend Yield7.38%
Mears Group PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of outsourced services to the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Housing and Care. The company offers rapid response and planned maintenance services to local authorities and registered social landlords, including responsive repairs; gas and voids services; maintenance, repairs, capital works, and energy investment solution for public buildings; estate cleaning services; and grounds maintenance, hard landscaping, soft landscaping, and arboriculture. It also provides individual or archetypal energy and carbon assessments, and private sector finance; and installation services, such as insulation, glazing, heating, lighting, and renewable services; and monitoring and aftercare services. In addition, the company offers residential property management in partnership with landlords, investors, and local authorities; a range of new build development solutions on behalf of local authorities, ALMOs, and registered providers; and a range of home improvement services comprising advice and information, home improvements, disabled facilities grants, aids and adaptations, energy efficiency, small repairs, stairlifts, and home from hospital services, as well as minor adaptations that include ramps. Further, it provides facilities management and insourcing solutions; care services, which comprise personal care, cooking, cleaning, medication, or shopping for older and disabled people; and housing management, training, house building, insurance and professional services. The company was incorporated in 1996 and is headquartered in Gloucester, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Business Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£869.84 million
Cash FlowGBX 25.20 per share
Book ValueGBX 190.70 per share



Market Cap£265.18 million
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Mears Group (LON:MER) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mears Group's stock symbol?

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

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

Mears Group announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 8.85 per share on Thursday, July 4th. This represents a yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 13th. This is a positive change from Mears Group's previous dividend of $3.55. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Mears Group's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for MER?

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Mears Group's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 380 to GBX 450. On average, they expect Mears Group's share price to reach GBX 426.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 77.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Mears Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Mears Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mears Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Mears Group.

Has Mears Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MER stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Mears Group earned a daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Mears Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Mears Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Mears Group investors own include Topps Tiles (TPT), Vertu Motors (VTU), Dixons Carphone (DC), BT Group (BT), Connect Group (CNCT), Debenhams (DEB), Laird (LRD), BT Group - CLASS A (BT.A), Kier Group (KIE) and Merchants Trust (MRCH).

Who are Mears Group's key executives?

Mears Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David J. Miles, CEO, COO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Andrew C. M. Smith, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Alan Long, Exec. Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Ben Westran, Company Sec. (Age 42)
  • Ms. Bernadette Walsh, Chief Operating Officer of Mears Care (Age 57)

How do I buy shares of Mears Group?

Shares of MER 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 Mears Group's stock price today?

One share of MER stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 240.

How big of a company is Mears Group?

Mears Group has a market capitalization of £265.18 million and generates £869.84 million in revenue each year. Mears Group employs 11,000 workers across the globe.

What is Mears Group's official website?

The official website for Mears Group is https://www.mearsgroup.co.uk/.

How can I contact Mears Group?

Mears Group's mailing address is 1390 Montpelier Court Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth, GLOUCESTER, GL3 4AH, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-87-06071400.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mears Group (LON MER)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  313 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  533
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mears Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MER will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MER will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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