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DOW   32,803.47
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What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees
S&P 500   4,145.19
DOW   32,803.47
QQQ   321.75
What to Expect from the Markets in a Recession
China July exports rise, with trade surplus at record-high
What's in Democrats' big bill? Climate, health care, savings
Shift in war's front seen as ships cleared to leave Ukraine
Demand for grocery delivery cools as food costs rise
Transit woes mount for Boston's beleaguered subway riders
Bangladesh seeks China help to repatriate Rohingya refugees
LON:MKS

Marks and Spencer Group - MKS Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 134.86
-1.29 (-0.95%)
(As of 08/8/2022 05:55 AM ET)
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Today's Range
134.55
136.70
50-Day Range
129.50
152.30
52-Week Range
127
263
Volume
690,154 shs
Average Volume
6.72 million shs
Market Capitalization
£2.65 billion
P/E Ratio
899.05
Dividend Yield
10.14%
Price Target
GBX 200.88

Marks and Spencer Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.63 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
48.5% Upside
GBX 200.88 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.12mentions of Marks and Spencer Group in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
£48.76 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.70 out of 5 stars

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About Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) Stock

Marks and Spencer Group plc operates various retail stores. It operates through five segments: UK Clothing & Home, UK Food, International, Ocado, and All Other. The company offers protein deli and dairy; produce; ambient and in-store bakery; meals dessert and frozen; and hospitality and 'Food on the Move' products. The company also provides womenswear, menswear, lingerie, kids wear, and home products; financial services, including credit cards, payment solutions, insurances, savings, and loans; and renewable energy services. In addition, it invests in and develops real estate properties; operates international franchises; and provides its products online. The company also exports its products. It operates 1,487 stores in worldwide. The company was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Marks and Spencer Group Price Performance

MKS Stock opened at GBX 136.15 ($1.67) on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 130.51, a current ratio of 0.92 and a quick ratio of 0.57. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 140.52 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 156.05. The firm has a market capitalization of £2.67 billion and a PE ratio of 907.67. Marks and Spencer Group has a 1 year low of GBX 127 ($1.56) and a 1 year high of GBX 263 ($3.22).

Analyst Ratings Changes

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on the company. Barclays reissued an "overweight" rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.63) price objective on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a report on Monday, July 25th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price objective on Marks and Spencer Group from GBX 180 ($2.21) to GBX 165 ($2.02) and set a "neutral" rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, August 2nd. Berenberg Bank decreased their price objective on Marks and Spencer Group from GBX 215 ($2.63) to GBX 198 ($2.43) and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their price objective on Marks and Spencer Group from GBX 165 ($2.02) to GBX 155 ($1.90) and set a "hold" rating for the company in a report on Tuesday, July 5th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a "house stock" rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a report on Wednesday, July 20th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of GBX 200.88 ($2.46).

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Stuart Machin sold 99,121 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 137 ($1.68), for a total value of £135,795.77 ($166,395.99). In related news, insider Eoin Tonge sold 256,760 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 137 ($1.68), for a total value of £351,761.20 ($431,027.08). Also, insider Stuart Machin sold 99,121 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 137 ($1.68), for a total value of £135,795.77 ($166,395.99).

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MKS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/23/2018
Today
8/08/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Department Stores
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
69,577
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 200.88
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 260
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 155
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+49.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.63
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£10.89 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 61.02 per share
Book Value
GBX 148.80 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,964,028,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£2.65 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Eoin P. Tonge B Eng (Age 50)
    B.E., Group CFO, Chief Strategy Officer & Director
    Comp: $1.85M
  • Mr. Stuart B. Machin (Age 52)
    Chief Exec. & Director
  • Ms. Katie Bickerstaffe (Age 55)
    Co-Chief Exec. & Director
  • Mr. Sacha Berendji
    Group Property, Store Devel. & Technology Director
  • Mr. Fraser Ramzan
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Nick Folland (Age 57)
    Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
  • Mr. Paul Friston
    Managing Director of International
  • Mr. Craig Taylor
    Head of Operations for Food Supply Chain
  • Michelle Ojulah
    Head of Kidswear Buying
  • Ms. Katharine Haenelt
    First Head of Trading for Meat, Fish, Poultry & Dairy













MKS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Marks and Spencer Group stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Marks and Spencer Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" Marks and Spencer Group stock.
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What is Marks and Spencer Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Marks and Spencer Group's stock. Their MKS stock forecasts range from GBX 155 to GBX 260. On average, they expect Marks and Spencer Group's stock price to reach GBX 200.88 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 47.5% from the stock's current price.
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How has Marks and Spencer Group's stock price performed in 2022?

Marks and Spencer Group's stock was trading at GBX 231.40 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, MKS stock has decreased by 41.2% and is now trading at GBX 136.15.
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How were Marks and Spencer Group's earnings last quarter?

Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 23rd. The retailer reported $27.80 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $27.80 by $0.00.

What other stocks do shareholders of Marks and Spencer Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Marks and Spencer Group investors own include Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Barclays (BARC), Aviva (AV), Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), Tesco (TSCO), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB), Vodafone Group Public (VOD), Centrica (CNA), International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) and ITV (ITV).

What is Marks and Spencer Group's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Marks and Spencer Group?

Shares of MKS 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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What is Marks and Spencer Group's stock price today?

One share of MKS stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 136.15.

How much money does Marks and Spencer Group make?

Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) has a market capitalization of £2.67 billion and generates £10.89 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Marks and Spencer Group have?

Marks and Spencer Group employs 69,577 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Marks and Spencer Group?

Marks and Spencer Group's mailing address is Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road, LONDON, W2 1NW, United Kingdom. The official website for Marks and Spencer Group is www.marksandspencer.com. The retailer can be reached via phone at +44-20-79354422.

This page (LON:MKS) was last updated on 8/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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