Marks 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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- Market Cap: £6.38 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 1,622,400,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 364.88
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 344.15
- 52 Week Range: GBX 255.10 - GBX 444.63
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.32
- P/E Growth: -2.92
- Annual Revenue: £10.6 billion
- Price / Sales: 0.60
- Book Value: GBX 1.93 per share
- Price / Book: 2.04
- Average Volume: 8.39 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. Investors of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of GBX 11.90 per share on Friday, July 14th. This represents a yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date 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 analysts have issued 12 month price targets 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 twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Marks and Spencer Group Plc.
Who are some of Marks and Spencer Group Plc's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Marks and Spencer Group Plc include Wolseley plc (WOS), London Stock Exchange Group Plc (LSE), Smith & Nephew plc (SN), Fresnillo Plc (FRES), Centrica PLC (CNA), Mondi Plc (MNDI), Old Mutual plc (OML), Schroders plc (SDR), Land Securities Group plc (LAND), Coca Cola HBC AG (CCH), South32 Ltd (S32), InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (IHG), Bunzl plc (BNZL), 3i Group plc (III), Antofagasta plc (ANTO), ITV plc (ITV), Ashtead Group plc (AHT) and Whitbread plc (WTB).
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 393.40.
Earnings History for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
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Earnings Estimates for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $29.27 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
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)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|11/15/2016||Patrick Bousquet Chavanne||Insider||Buy||2,700||GBX 342||£9,234|
|11/14/2016||Patrick Bousquet Chavanne||Insider||Buy||2,000||GBX 336||£6,720|
|7/7/2016||Chavanne,Patrick Bousquet||Insider||Sell||17,255||GBX 299||£51,592.45|
|6/7/2016||Weir,Helen A||Insider||Buy||20,500||GBX 365||£74,825|
|1/11/2016||Fisher ,Andrew||Insider||Buy||3,536||GBX 428||£15,134.08|
|12/5/2015||Chavanne,Patrick Bousquet||Insider||Sell||5,124||GBX 503||£25,773.72|
|9/17/2015||Weir,Helen A||Insider||Buy||2,500||GBX 493||£12,325|
|8/7/2015||Banga,Manvinder Singh||Insider||Buy||91,700||GBX 549||£503,433|
|7/8/2015||Dixon ,John||Insider||Sell||20,312||GBX 536||£108,872.32|
|6/9/2015||Richard Solomons||Insider||Buy||5,000||GBX 557.90||£27,895|
|3/18/2015||Andrew Nigel (Andy) Halford||Insider||Buy||18,000||GBX 513||£92,340|
|3/12/2015||Laura Wade - Gery||Insider||Sell||70,862||GBX 495.16||£350,880.28|
|2/17/2015||Steve Rowe||Insider||Sell||109,250||GBX 489.75||£535,051.88|
Headline Trends for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
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