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Mears Group (MER) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 389.50
+1.00 (+0.26%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
111,247 shs
Average Volume
478,771 shs
Market Capitalization
£374.23 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target
GBX 420

Mears Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
3.00 Rating Score
7.8% Upside
GBX 420 Price Target
Short Interest
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
News Sentiment
0.83mentions of Mears Group in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£7.66 M Bought 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.

1.38 out of 5 stars

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About Mears Group Stock (LON:MER)

Mears Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides various outsourced services to the public and private sectors in the United Kingdom. The company offers rapid-response and planned maintenance services to local authorities; gas and repair services; and maintenance and repairs, capital works, energy investment, and regeneration solutions for public buildings, as well as grounds maintenance services. It provides housing management services, which include supply of affordable homes to public and private sectors; emergency and temporary accommodation services; affordable housing/social housing management; housing with care services; private rented sector; stock acquisition; mears housing solutions; and housing services to central government departments. In addition, the company offers house building services; and facilities management services to the public and private sectors, including defense estates, education, healthcare, public buildings, and commercial office accommodation. Further, the company provides housing technology; insurance; property acquisition; housebuilding; and housing registered services. Mears Group plc was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Gloucester, the United Kingdom.

MER Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/16 Dividend
Dividend Payable

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Personal Services
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 420
High Stock Price Target
GBX 420
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 420
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
1 Analysts


Net Income
£35.20 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£1.09 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 166.44 per share
Book Value
GBX 198 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
£374.23 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Andrew C. M. Smith (Age 52)
    CFO & Executive Director
    Comp: $578k
  • Mr. Lucas Critchley (Age 42)
    CEO & Executive Director
  • Mr. Jason Burt (Age 58)
    Group Director of Health, Safety, & Compliance
    Comp: $18k
  • Mr. John Taylor
    Chief Operating Officer of Mears Housing
  • Jonathan Mallen-Beadle
    Managing Director of Mears Living
  • Mr. Ben Westran (Age 47)
    Company Secretary
  • Ms. Bernadette Walsh (Age 62)
    Chief Operating Officer of Mears Care

MER Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mears Group stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mears 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" MER shares.
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What is Mears Group's stock price target for 2024?

1 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Mears Group's shares. Their MER share price targets range from GBX 420 to GBX 420. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach GBX 420 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have MER shares performed in 2024?

Mears Group's stock was trading at GBX 310 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, MER stock has increased by 25.6% and is now trading at GBX 389.50.
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How were Mears Group's earnings last quarter?

Mears Group plc (LON:MER) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 13th. The company reported $9.16 earnings per share for the quarter. Mears Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.70% and a net margin of 3.23%.

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

Mears Group declared a dividend on Thursday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 9.30 per share on Tuesday, July 16th. This represents a yield of 2.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 27th. This is a boost from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 3.70. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is Mears Group a good dividend stock?

Mears Group (LON:MER) pays an annual dividend of GBX 13 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.41%. The dividend payout ratio is 4,062.50%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
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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), BT Group (BT), Smiths News Plc (CNCT.L) (CNCT), Debenhams (DEB), Laird (LRD), Kier Group (KIE), Malibu Boats (MBUU) and The Merchants Trust (MRCH).

How do I buy shares of Mears Group?

Shares of MER 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:MER) was last updated on 5/22/2024 by Staff

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