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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol: Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £468.61 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 102,991,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 452.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 485.15
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 420.25 - GBX 540
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.88
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £944.73 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.50
  • Book Value: GBX 1.96 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.32
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £48.5 million
  • Net Margins: 2.28%
  • Return on Equity: 10.12%
  • Return on Assets: 4.30%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 63,743 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 declared a dividend on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 19th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.45 per share on Tuesday, November 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. 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?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Mears Group PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 460 to GBX 550. On average, they anticipate Mears Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 516.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Mears Group PLC.

Who are some of Mears Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are Mears Group PLC's key executives?

Mears Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert Holt OBE, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • David J. Miles, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Andrew C. M. Smith, Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Alan Long, Executive Director
  • Ben Westran, Secretary
  • Peter Frederick Dicks, Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director
  • Jason Burt, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Geraint Davies CBE, Independent Non-Executive Director
  • Roy Irwin, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Julia Unwin CBE, Non-Executive Independent Director

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.

What is Mears Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of Mears Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 455.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Mears Group PLC (LON MER)
Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  198 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  137 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  335
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mears Group 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 Mears Group PLC (LON:MER) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 516.67

Analysts' Ratings History for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 550View Rating Details
8/15/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 540View Rating Details
3/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 460View Rating Details
8/16/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHoldGBX 400View Rating Details
3/15/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 440View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $34.08 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Mears Group PLC (LON MER)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/15/2017GBX 3.450.77%10/19/201710/19/201711/7/2017
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
8/17/2017Peter DicksInsiderBuy9,455GBX 447£42,263.85
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
Latest Headlines for Mears Group PLC (LON:MER)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Mears Group plc (LSE:MER) A Buy At Its Current Price?
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 6:15 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Mears Group PLC (MER) Insider Acquires 9,455 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 21 at 4:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc :MER-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 12:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Mears warns on profits after Grenfell fire delays contracts
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 6:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMears Group PLC (LON:MER) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 8 at 2:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMears Group PLC (MER) Receives "Buy" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 7:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MER-GB : June 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MER-GB : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 10:11 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MER-GB : May 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:MER) : April 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 6:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MER-GB : April 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMears Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MER-GB : April 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms Buy Rating for Mears Group PLC (MER)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 3:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMears Group PLC (MER) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 3:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms Buy Rating for Mears Group PLC (MER)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 25 at 5:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMears Group PLC (MER) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 22 at 7:58 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 top yielders I’d buy and hold for the next 10 years
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 6:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMears Group PLC (MER) Declares Dividend of GBX 8.40
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 4:22 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoFull Year 2016 Mears Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMears Group PLC (MER) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 11 at 12:43 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoHalf Year 2016 Mears Group PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - August 16 at 9:25 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShould you buy or sell Rolls-Royce Holding plc, Northgate plc & Mears Group plc after today’s news?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - June 28 at 7:13 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBroker tips: Mears Group, Wood Group, RBS
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 9:40 AM

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This page was last updated on 9/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff