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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Other Specialty Retailers - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:MKS
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.marksandspencer.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £5.33 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,622,554,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 344.32
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 346.80
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 307 - GBX 397.80
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 45.62
  • P/E Growth: 19.72
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £10.62 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.50
  • Book Value: GBX 1.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.68
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 5.5%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.08 billion
  • Net Margins: 1.77%
  • Return on Equity: 6.40%
  • Return on Assets: 2.42%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 7.68 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. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of GBX 11.90 per share on Friday, July 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 1st. This is an increase from Marks and Spencer Group Plc's previous dividend of $6.80. The official announcement can be viewed 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 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 250 to GBX 630. On average, they anticipate Marks and Spencer Group Plc's share price to reach GBX 371.27 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?

Who are Marks and Spencer Group Plc's key executives?

Marks and Spencer Group Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Steve Rowe, Chief Executive, Executive Director - General Merchandise
  • Helen A. Weir CBE, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, Executive Director of Customer, Marketing & M&S.com
  • Laura Wade-Gery, Executive Director - Multi-channel E-commerce, Director
  • Amanda J. Mellor, Group Secretary, Head of Corporate Governance
  • Robert W. A. Swannell, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Alison Brittain, Non-Executive Director
  • Andrew Fisher, Non-Executive Director
  • Richard Solomons, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Manvinder S. Banga, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

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.

What is Marks and Spencer Group Plc's stock price today?

One share of Marks and Spencer Group Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 328.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON MKS)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  636 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,078 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,714
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Marks and Spencer 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 Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Sell Ratings, 5 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.04)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 371.27

Analysts' Ratings History for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 435View Rating Details
7/13/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 360View Rating Details
7/12/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 285View Rating Details
7/12/2017Societe GeneraleDowngradeSellGBX 376 -> GBX 301View Rating Details
7/11/2017InvestecReiterated RatingSellGBX 295View Rating Details
7/11/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 250View Rating Details
7/11/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/11/2017Peel HuntLower Price TargetBuyGBX 500 -> GBX 450View Rating Details
7/6/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 370View Rating Details
7/4/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 357View Rating Details
7/3/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 420View Rating Details
6/15/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 425View Rating Details
5/25/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingReduceGBX 320View Rating Details
5/25/2017Canaccord GenuityBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 315 -> GBX 375View Rating Details
5/19/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 270 -> GBX 290View Rating Details
5/10/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 420View Rating Details
4/24/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 460View Rating Details
4/3/2017BNP ParibasBoost Price TargetUnderperformGBX 250 -> GBX 315View Rating Details
3/9/2017Berenberg BankLower Price TargetSellGBX 290 -> GBX 260View Rating Details
1/18/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 375View Rating Details
1/12/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 375View Rating Details
12/12/2016Bank of America CorporationUpgradeBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
11/9/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/25/2016Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingBuyGBX 630View 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 7/23/2015 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: $28.03 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's (LON:MKS) Buy Rating Reiterated at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInvestec Reaffirms Sell Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 11:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 1:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) Earns Neutral Rating from Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 7:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 10:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Earns Sell Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 8:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) Earns "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 11:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc's (MKS) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 2:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Earns "Buy" Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 2 at 7:32 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 falls as profit warning puts retailers under pressure - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - June 27 at 5:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 falls as profit warning puts retailers under pressure
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 5:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc's (MKS) Overweight Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 11:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Marks & Spencer Group Plc : June 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 7:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Group Plc :MKS-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 10:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Group Plc :MKS-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : June 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 14 at 10:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 13 at 7:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc's (MKS) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 4:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Receives "Hold" Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 10:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Group Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:MKS) : June 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 9 at 6:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MKS-GB : June 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 7 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMarks & Spencer Group Plc : MKS-GB: Dividend Analysis : June 02nd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 7:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Receives Sell Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 8:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 7:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc (MKS) Price Target Increased to GBX 425 by Analysts at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 2:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMarks and Spencer Group Plc's (MKS) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 9:10 PM
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 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

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