LON:MKS

Marks and Spencer Group Competitors

GBX 156.35
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154.97
Now: GBX 156.35
157.50
50-Day Range
141.90
MA: GBX 152.35
158.95
52-Week Range
82.62
Now: GBX 156.35
160.45
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume6.57 million shs
Market Capitalization£3.06 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield10.14%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) Vs. PSN, ENT, SKG, BDEV, THG, and PSON

Should you be buying MKS stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer cyclical" are considered alternatives and competitors to Marks and Spencer Group, including Persimmon (PSN), Entain (ENT), Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG), Barratt Developments (BDEV), THG (THG), and Pearson (PSON).

Persimmon (LON:PSN) and Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) are both consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their profitability, valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Persimmon and Marks and Spencer Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PersimmonN/AN/AN/A
Marks and Spencer GroupN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Persimmon and Marks and Spencer Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Persimmon£3.33 billion3.07N/AGBX 199.6016.04
Marks and Spencer Group£9.41 billion0.33N/AGBX (8.40)-18.61

Marks and Spencer Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Persimmon, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Persimmon pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.10 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Marks and Spencer Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Persimmon pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marks and Spencer Group pays out -0.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Persimmon and Marks and Spencer Group, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Persimmon03902.75
Marks and Spencer Group041102.73

Persimmon presently has a consensus price target of GBX 3,044.80, suggesting a potential downside of 4.91%. Marks and Spencer Group has a consensus price target of GBX 135.14, suggesting a potential downside of 13.56%. Given Persimmon's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe Persimmon is more favorable than Marks and Spencer Group.

Summary

Persimmon beats Marks and Spencer Group on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.

Entain (LON:ENT) and Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Entain and Marks and Spencer Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EntainN/AN/AN/A
Marks and Spencer GroupN/AN/AN/A

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Entain and Marks and Spencer Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Entain£3.56 billion2.71N/AGBX 9.80168.11
Marks and Spencer Group£9.41 billion0.33N/AGBX (8.40)-18.61

Marks and Spencer Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Entain, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Entain and Marks and Spencer Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Entain00503.00
Marks and Spencer Group041102.73

Entain currently has a consensus target price of GBX 1,799.80, indicating a potential upside of 9.24%. Marks and Spencer Group has a consensus target price of GBX 135.14, indicating a potential downside of 13.56%. Given Entain's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe Entain is more favorable than Marks and Spencer Group.

Summary

Entain beats Marks and Spencer Group on 5 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Smurfit Kappa Group (LON:SKG) and Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, valuation, profitability, risk and dividends.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for Smurfit Kappa Group and Marks and Spencer Group, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Smurfit Kappa Group0000N/A
Marks and Spencer Group041102.73

Marks and Spencer Group has a consensus target price of GBX 135.14, indicating a potential downside of 13.56%. Given Marks and Spencer Group's higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Marks and Spencer Group is more favorable than Smurfit Kappa Group.

Dividends

Smurfit Kappa Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 1.09 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Marks and Spencer Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Smurfit Kappa Group pays out 0.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marks and Spencer Group pays out -0.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares Smurfit Kappa Group and Marks and Spencer Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Smurfit Kappa GroupN/AN/AN/A
Marks and Spencer GroupN/AN/AN/A

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Smurfit Kappa Group and Marks and Spencer Group's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Smurfit Kappa Group£8.53 billion1.10N/AGBX 195.8018.44
Marks and Spencer Group£9.41 billion0.33N/AGBX (8.40)-18.61

Marks and Spencer Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Smurfit Kappa Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) and Barratt Developments (LON:BDEV) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and profitability.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and recommmendations for Marks and Spencer Group and Barratt Developments, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marks and Spencer Group041102.73
Barratt Developments07702.50

Marks and Spencer Group currently has a consensus target price of GBX 135.14, indicating a potential downside of 13.56%. Barratt Developments has a consensus target price of GBX 743.67, indicating a potential downside of 5.07%. Given Barratt Developments' higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Barratt Developments is more favorable than Marks and Spencer Group.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Marks and Spencer Group and Barratt Developments' top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marks and Spencer Group£9.41 billion0.33N/AGBX (8.40)-18.61
Barratt Developments£3.65 billion2.19N/AGBX 39.5019.85

Marks and Spencer Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Barratt Developments, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares Marks and Spencer Group and Barratt Developments' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marks and Spencer GroupN/AN/AN/A
Barratt DevelopmentsN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Barratt Developments beats Marks and Spencer Group on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

THG (LON:THG) and Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, valuation, dividends and earnings.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for THG and Marks and Spencer Group, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
THG00303.00
Marks and Spencer Group041102.73

THG presently has a consensus price target of GBX 921.67, indicating a potential upside of 37.66%. Marks and Spencer Group has a consensus price target of GBX 135.14, indicating a potential downside of 13.56%. Given THG's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts plainly believe THG is more favorable than Marks and Spencer Group.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares THG and Marks and Spencer Group's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
THG£1.14 billion5.70N/AGBX (1,093.70)-0.61
Marks and Spencer Group£9.41 billion0.33N/AGBX (8.40)-18.61

Marks and Spencer Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than THG, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Profitability

This table compares THG and Marks and Spencer Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
THGN/AN/AN/A
Marks and Spencer GroupN/AN/AN/A

Summary

THG beats Marks and Spencer Group on 4 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Pearson (LON:PSON) and Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) are both mid-cap consumer cyclical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and earnings.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Pearson and Marks and Spencer Group's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Pearson£3.40 billion1.81N/AGBX 4119.92
Marks and Spencer Group£9.41 billion0.33N/AGBX (8.40)-18.61

Marks and Spencer Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Pearson, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Pearson pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Marks and Spencer Group pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.04 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.0%. Pearson pays out 0.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marks and Spencer Group pays out -0.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Marks and Spencer Group is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for Pearson and Marks and Spencer Group, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Pearson53401.92
Marks and Spencer Group041102.73

Pearson presently has a consensus price target of GBX 658.40, indicating a potential downside of 19.39%. Marks and Spencer Group has a consensus price target of GBX 135.14, indicating a potential downside of 13.56%. Given Marks and Spencer Group's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Marks and Spencer Group is more favorable than Pearson.

Profitability

This table compares Pearson and Marks and Spencer Group's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
PearsonN/AN/AN/A
Marks and Spencer GroupN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Marks and Spencer Group beats Pearson on 6 of the 9 factors compared between the two stocks.


Marks and Spencer Group Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Persimmon logo
PSN
Persimmon
1.9$3,202.00+0.2%£10.24 billion£3.33 billion16.04
Entain logo
ENT
Entain
1.7$1,647.50+1.4%£9.64 billion£3.56 billion168.11Analyst Report
News Coverage
Smurfit Kappa Group logo
SKG
Smurfit Kappa Group
1.1$3,611.00+1.1%£9.25 billion£8.53 billion18.44News Coverage
Barratt Developments logo
BDEV
Barratt Developments
1.4$784.00+1.4%£7.98 billion£3.65 billion19.85
THG
THG
1.7$669.50+1.0%£6.44 billion£1.14 billion-0.61Analyst Report
News Coverage
Pearson logo
PSON
Pearson
1.5$816.80+0.0%£6.16 billion£3.40 billion19.92
DS Smith logo
SMDS
DS Smith
1.0$420.20+1.0%£5.71 billion£5.74 billion13.47Dividend Cut
News Coverage
ASOS logo
ASC
ASOS
1.6$5,374.00+0.3%£5.37 billion£3.64 billion30.67Analyst Report
Howden Joinery Group logo
HWDN
Howden Joinery Group
1.1$799.80+0.2%£4.79 billion£1.55 billion32.25
Paddy Power Betfair logo
PPB
Paddy Power Betfair
1.0$5,676.00+1.9%£4.74 billion£1.87 billion23.61
DOCS
Dr. Martens
1.9$493.20+1.9%£4.62 billion£721.70 million0.66
Bellway p.l.c. (BWY.L) logo
BWY
Bellway p.l.c. (BWY.L)
1.5$3,710.00+0.1%£4.58 billion£2.40 billion25.10
boohoo group logo
BOO
boohoo group
1.6$355.98+0.8%£4.52 billion£1.49 billion53.94Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Report
TUI logo
TUI
TUI
1.1$391.30+0.5%£4.28 billion£4.56 billion-0.70Analyst Report
RPC Group logo
RPC
RPC Group
1.3$792.60+0.1%£3.26 billion£3.87 billion14.76
Inchcape logo
INCH
Inchcape
1.2$796.50+0.7%£3.11 billion£6.84 billion-22.37
SFOR
S4 Capital
1.3$576.00+1.6%£3.08 billion£342.69 million-720.00
Dunelm Group logo
DNLM
Dunelm Group
0.8$1,452.00+1.0%£2.91 billion£1.19 billion26.99Gap Down
William Hill logo
WMH
William Hill
1.1$275.70+0.2%£2.89 billion£1.32 billion45.20
JET2
Jet2
1.4$1,327.00+0.9%£2.82 billion£1.36 billion-9.16Analyst Report
Vistry Group logo
VTY
Vistry Group
1.3$1,232.00+0.4%£2.73 billion£1.81 billion35.50
FRAS
Frasers Group
0.5$503.70+0.3%£2.62 billion£3.81 billion22.39Gap Down
WH Smith logo
SMWH
WH Smith
1.0$1,859.41+1.4%£2.40 billion£1.02 billion-9.33Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Gap Down
Sports Direct International logo
SPD
Sports Direct International
0.8$470.00+0.5%£2.34 billion£3.70 billion21.86High Trading Volume
Aston Martin Lagonda Global logo
AML
Aston Martin Lagonda Global
0.5$2,063.48+3.1%£2.30 billion£611.80 million-3.80
Pets at Home Group logo
PETS
Pets at Home Group
1.2$452.40+0.5%£2.25 billion£1.09 billion31.86
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc logo
MLC
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc
0.6N/AN/A£2.23 billion£992 million60.80News Coverage
Gamesys Group logo
GYS
Gamesys Group
1.4$1,930.00+0.8%£2.10 billion£727.70 million31.38Analyst Downgrade
High Trading Volume
Daily Mail and General Trust logo
DMGT
Daily Mail and General Trust
1.6$907.00+0.4%£1.90 billion£1.20 billion11.17Gap Down
Mitchells & Butlers logo
MAB
Mitchells & Butlers
0.8$309.60+0.8%£1.86 billion£1.48 billion-11.82
J D Wetherspoon logo
JDW
J D Wetherspoon
0.5$1,384.00+1.1%£1.76 billion£760.10 million-8.73
WOSG
Watches of Switzerland Group
0.5$737.00+0.1%£1.74 billion£796.08 million47.55
Domino's Pizza Group logo
DOM
Domino's Pizza Group
1.2$356.20+1.7%£1.63 billion£505.10 million40.48News Coverage
Gap Up
TI Fluid Systems logo
TIFS
TI Fluid Systems
0.9$296.44+3.9%£1.57 billion£2.81 billion-7.01Analyst Report
High Trading Volume
News Coverage
Gap Up
AO World logo
AO
AO World
0.7$323.60+1.9%£1.55 billion£1.30 billion67.42High Trading Volume
Gap Down
MOON
Moonpig Group
1.0$441.20+0.3%£1.46 billion£262.72 million30.43Gap Up
Playtech logo
PTEC
Playtech
1.6$469.00+1.2%£1.45 billion£1.27 billion-4.00
Ascential logo
ASCL
Ascential
1.4$354.40+0.1%£1.43 billion£263.70 million-10.42Gap Down
CVS Group logo
CVSG
CVS Group
1.1$2,002.50+2.2%£1.38 billion£448.90 million125.16
Cineworld Group logo
CINE
Cineworld Group
1.5$99.10+0.5%£1.36 billion£852.30 million-0.51Insider Buying
Ei Group plc (EIG.L) logo
EIG
Ei Group plc (EIG.L)
0.6$284.60+0.1%£1.26 billion£724 million-6.16
YouGov logo
YOU
YouGov
0.9$1,022.00+1.2%£1.12 billion£154.54 million141.94Upcoming Earnings
Crest Nicholson logo
CRST
Crest Nicholson
1.1$425.80+0.5%£1.10 billion£677.90 million-101.38
Euromoney Institutional Investor logo
ERM
Euromoney Institutional Investor
1.3$978.61+1.0%£1.08 billion£335.26 million33.98
Victoria logo
VCP
Victoria
0.9$890.00+0.9%£1.03 billion£614.70 million-14.64
TRMR
Tremor International
0.9$698.00+0.3%£934.72 million£211.92 million634.55
Essentra logo
ESNT
Essentra
1.4$301.00+0.7%£902.04 million£896.50 million188.13News Coverage
Dalata Hotel Group logo
DAL
Dalata Hotel Group
1.5$399.50+3.9%£855.68 million£136.82 million-9.04News Coverage
Gap Down
Coats Group logo
COA
Coats Group
1.0$57.00+0.5%£820.70 million£1.16 billion43.85
Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (NFC.L) logo
NFC
Next Fifteen Communications Group plc (NFC.L)
0.9$796.72+0.1%£725.95 million£308.62 million-295.08Dividend Increase
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