Marks and Spencer Group Plc Company Profile (LON:MKS)

About Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)

Marks and Spencer Group Plc logoMarks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) is a retailer in the United Kingdom, with over 1,380 stores around the world. The Company is the holding company of the Marks & Spencer Group of companies. The Company operates through two segments: UK and International. The UK segment consists of the United Kingdom retail business and the United Kingdom franchise operations. The International segment consists of Marks & Spencer owned businesses in the Republic of Ireland, Europe and Asia, together with international franchise operations. The Company is engaged in delivering own brand food, clothing and home products in its stores and online both in the United Kingdom and internationally. The Company sells womenswear, lingerie, menswear, kidswear, beauty and home products, serving customers through approximately 300 full-line stores and Website, M&S.com. It has approximately 910 United Kingdom stores, including over 220 owned and approximately 350 franchise Simply Food stores.

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  • Symbol: LON:MKS
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Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £6.32 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,622,400,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 366.33
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 344.47
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 255.10 - GBX 398.95
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.01
  • P/E Growth: -3.03
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £10.6 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.60
  • Book Value: GBX 1.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.02
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.15 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 8.38 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)

What is Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock symbol?

Marks and Spencer Group Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MKS."

How often does Marks and Spencer Group Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marks and Spencer Group Plc?

Marks and Spencer Group Plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, May 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 11.90 per share on Friday, July 14th. This represents a yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 1st. This is a boost from Marks and Spencer Group Plc's previous dividend of $6.80. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Marks and Spencer Group Plc's Dividend History.

Where is Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock going? Where will Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock price be in 2017?

24 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 250 to GBX 630. On average, they expect Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock price to reach GBX 383.59 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Marks and Spencer Group Plc.

Who are some of Marks and Spencer Group Plc's key competitors?

How do I buy Marks and Spencer Group Plc stock?

Shares of Marks and Spencer 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 Marks and Spencer Group Plc stock cost?

One share of Marks and Spencer Group Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 389.30.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.08)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 383.59

Analysts' Ratings History for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/26/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 435View Rating Details
5/25/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingReduceGBX 320View Rating Details
5/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingSellGBX 375View Rating Details
5/25/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 315 -> GBX 375View Rating Details
5/25/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 410 -> GBX 425View Rating Details
5/24/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500View Rating Details
5/24/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/24/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 250View Rating Details
5/22/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 370 -> GBX 420View Rating Details
5/19/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 270 -> GBX 290View Rating Details
5/10/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 420View Rating Details
5/10/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 350 -> GBX 360View Rating Details
4/24/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 460View Rating Details
4/3/2017BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 250 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
3/14/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingUnderweightView Rating Details
3/9/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetSellGBX 290 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
1/25/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
1/18/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 375View Rating Details
1/12/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 375View Rating Details
1/12/2017InvestecReiterated RatingSellGBX 290View Rating Details
12/12/2016Bank of America CorpUpgradeBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
11/9/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/25/2016Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingBuyGBX 630View Rating Details
6/28/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 408View Rating Details
2/17/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 440View Rating Details
1/19/2016Grupo SantanderDowngradeUnderweightGBX 416View Rating Details
12/22/2015NomuraLower Price TargetBuyGBX 600 -> GBX 565View Rating Details
11/16/2015Charles StanleyUpgradeaccumulateView Rating Details
10/14/2015Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 635View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $29.27 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/24/2017GBX 11.903.07%6/1/20176/1/20177/14/2017
11/8/2016GBX 6.802.05%11/17/201611/17/20161/13/2017
5/25/2016GBX 16.504.13%6/2/20166/2/20167/15/2016
11/4/2015GBX 6.801.27%11/12/201511/12/20151/8/2016
5/20/2015GBX 11.601.99%5/28/20155/28/20157/10/2015
11/5/2014GBX 6.401.44%11/13/201411/13/20141/9/2015
5/20/2014GBX 10.802.42%5/28/20145/28/20147/11/2014
11/5/2013GBX 6.201.24%11/13/201311/13/20131/10/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/15/2016Patrick Bousquet ChavanneInsiderBuy2,700GBX 342£9,234
11/14/2016Patrick Bousquet ChavanneInsiderBuy2,000GBX 336£6,720
7/7/2016Chavanne,Patrick BousquetInsiderSell17,255GBX 299£51,592.45
6/9/2016Swannell,RobertInsiderBuy26,298GBX 377£99,143.46
6/7/2016Weir,Helen AInsiderBuy20,500GBX 365£74,825
3/11/2016Swannell,RobertInsiderBuy3,000GBX 396£11,880
1/11/2016Fisher ,AndrewInsiderBuy3,536GBX 428£15,134.08
12/5/2015Chavanne,Patrick BousquetInsiderSell5,124GBX 503£25,773.72
9/17/2015Weir,Helen AInsiderBuy2,500GBX 493£12,325
8/25/2015Swannell,RobertInsiderBuy20,000GBX 501£100,200
8/7/2015Banga,Manvinder SinghInsiderBuy91,700GBX 549£503,433
7/8/2015Dixon ,JohnInsiderSell20,312GBX 536£108,872.32
6/22/2015Rowe,SteveInsiderSell15,448GBX 5.43£838.83
6/9/2015Richard SolomonsInsiderBuy5,000GBX 557.90£27,895
3/18/2015Andrew Nigel (Andy) HalfordInsiderBuy18,000GBX 513£92,340
3/12/2015Laura Wade - GeryInsiderSell70,862GBX 495.16£350,880.28
2/17/2015Steve RoweInsiderSell109,250GBX 489.75£535,051.88
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
Latest Headlines for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 11:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) PT Raised to GBX 375
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Earns "Reduce" Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc's (MKS) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 25 at 12:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MKS.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 11:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MKS.L earnings conference call or presentation 24-May-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Announces Dividend of GBX 11.90
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 24 at 10:59 AM
fool.co.uk logoIs this the last great buying opportunity for Marks and Spencer Group plc?
www.fool.co.uk - May 24 at 10:43 AM
nasdaq.com logoMarks & Spencer FY17 Profit Down, Revenues Up; Maintains Dividend - Quick Facts - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - May 24 at 10:43 AM
marketwatch.com logoMarks & Spencer full-year profit falls - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 24 at 10:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo`Mrs. M&S' Pays Full Price as U.K. Apparel Market Shrinks
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 10:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoM&S Profit Beats Estimates on Cost Cutting, Growth in Food
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 10:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Tops Full-Year Profits Estimate, Cautions on 'Uncertain' 2017 Outlook
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 10:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Bets on Tweedy Middle England
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 10:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Price Target Increased to GBX 420 by Analysts at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 9:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 7:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacquarie Boosts Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Price Target to GBX 290
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) PT Lowered to GBX 435 at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 18 at 7:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Receives "Buy" Rating from Peel Hunt
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 2:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc's (MKS) Hold Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 4:02 PM
marketwatch.com logoMarks & Spencer names Norman as non-exec chairman
www.marketwatch.com - May 5 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 4
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:39 PM
marketwatch.com logoMarks & Spencer names Jill McDonald nonfood chief - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 3 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoM&S Poaches Car-Parts Seller's CEO to Lead Clothing Revival
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoM&S Poaches Halfords Chief McDonald to Take Key Clothing Role
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] M&S appoints Halfords chief to run clothing unit
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates  Buy Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 12:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 6:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] TalkTalk climbs on talk of price controls backfiring
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 6:24 PM
marketwatch.com logoMarks & Spencer to open 36 stores, close 6 others - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - April 20 at 10:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Group Plc : MKS-GB: Dividend Analysis : November 18th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Increases Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Price Target to GBX 315
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 6:12 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Marks and Spencer retreats from mainland China
www.ft.com - April 1 at 11:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 12:38 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoGoogle unveils tools to prevent ads alongside undesirable content
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 11:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's FTSE edges down as Article 50 worries weigh on banks
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 5:40 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoRetailer Marks & Spencer unpicks 'sexist' label directed at mothers
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 8:26 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoMauritius' Ciel Textile profit hit by restructuring costs
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 8:08 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 FTSE 350 stocks I’d sell in February
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 5:20 AM
thestreet.com logoBritish Retailer Stocks Fall as Consumers Trim December Shopping Amid Brexit Uncertainty
www.thestreet.com - January 20 at 6:13 AM
ft.com logo[$$] High Street's bleak Brexit midwinter never came
www.ft.com - January 13 at 12:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's Marks & Spencer thumps Christmas forecasts
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 5:16 AM
bloomberg.com logoMarks & Spencer Rebounds as Clothing Sales Top Estimates
www.bloomberg.com - January 12 at 5:16 AM
thestreet.com logoMarks & Spencer Stock Tops FTSE After Solid Christmas Sales
www.thestreet.com - January 12 at 5:16 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoM&S sales bounce back over Christmas period under new boss
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 5:16 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoM&S toasts first Christmas sales cheer for six years
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 12 at 5:16 AM

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