WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC Company Profile (LON:MRW)

About WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC logoWm Morrison Supermarkets PLC is engaged in the operation of retail supermarket stores under the Morrisons brand and associated activities. The Company offers products, such as Free From, World Foods, Food To Go and Nutmeg clothing. It has food manufacturing capabilities in meat, fish, bakery, fruit and veg, deli and flowers. Its Morrisons branded beef, lamb, pork, chicken, milk and eggs are sourced in the United Kingdom. The Company serves customers across the United Kingdom through approximately 500 stores and an online home delivery service. It operates from over 10 manufacturing sites across Britain. The Company operates over seven regional distribution centers and a national center servicing its supermarkets. Its subsidiaries include Bos Brothers Fruit and Vegetables B.V., Erith Pier Company Limited, Firsdell Limited, Kiddicare Properties Limited, MHE JV Co Limited, Neerock Farming Limited, Neerock Limited, Rathbone Kear Limited and Wm Morrison Produce Limited.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Food Retail & Distribution
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:MRW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.morrisons.co.uk
  • Market Cap: £5.48 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,329,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 237.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 241.12
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 210.20 - GBX 254.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.58
  • P/E Growth: 2.20
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £16.71 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.33
  • Book Value: GBX 1.83 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.29
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
  • EBITDA: £922 million
  • Net Margins: 1.91%
  • Return on Equity: 7.78%
  • Return on Assets: 3.43%
  • Average Volume: 9.90 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)

What is WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's stock symbol?

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MRW."

How often does WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC?

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, September 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.66 per share on Monday, November 6th. This represents a yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's Dividend History.

Where is WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's stock going? Where will WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's stock price be in 2017?

16 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 170 to GBX 270. On average, they expect WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's share price to reach GBX 227.44 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC.

Who are some of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's key competitors?

Who are WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's key executives?

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • David T. Potts, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Trevor Strain, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Andy Atkinson, Group Marketing and Customer Director
  • Darren Blackhurst, Group Commercial Director
  • Clare Grainger, Group People Director
  • Gary Mills, Group Retail Director
  • Jonathan Burke, Company Secretary
  • Andrew Thomas Higginson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Neil Davidson, Non-Executive Director
  • Tony Van Kralingen, Non-Executive Director

How do I buy WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC stock?

Shares of WM Morrison Supermarkets 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 WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's stock price today?

One share of WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 235.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON MRW)
Community Ranking:  0.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  329 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,563 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,892
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WM Morrison Supermarkets 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 WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.63)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 227.44
Consensus Price Target History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Price Target History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Analysts' Ratings History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/18/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
10/3/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSellGBX 200View Rating Details
10/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 240 -> GBX 250View Rating Details
9/20/2017Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 170 -> GBX 210View Rating Details
9/20/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 210View Rating Details
9/15/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 260View Rating Details
9/15/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingSellGBX 170View Rating Details
9/15/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 240View Rating Details
9/15/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetUnderweightGBX 220 -> GBX 215View Rating Details
9/13/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 270View Rating Details
5/5/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 260View Rating Details
5/4/2017Shore CapitalReiterated Ratinghouse stockView Rating Details
4/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 250View Rating Details
4/24/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellGBX 190View Rating Details
4/7/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 215 -> GBX 225View Rating Details
1/11/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingSellGBX 209View Rating Details
1/9/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 220View Rating Details
5/4/2016Sanford C. BernsteinDowngradeUnderperformGBX 160View Rating Details
5/3/2016Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 150View Rating Details
3/11/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 260 -> GBX 270View Rating Details
3/9/2016Grupo SantanderReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 155View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.24 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON MRW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/14/2017GBX 1.660.72%9/28/20179/28/201711/6/2017
3/9/2017GBX 3.851.67%5/25/20175/25/20176/29/2017
9/15/2016GBX 1.580.76%9/29/20169/29/201611/7/2016
3/10/2016GBX 3.501.81%5/12/20165/12/20166/15/2016
9/10/2015GBX 1.500.88%10/1/201510/1/201511/9/2015
3/12/2015GBX 9.624.84%5/7/20155/7/20156/10/2015
9/11/2014GBX 4.032.26%10/1/201410/1/201411/10/2014
3/13/2014GBX 9.164.46%5/7/20145/7/20146/11/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/13/2017Neil DavidsonInsiderBuy12,800GBX 235£30,080
3/10/2017Paula VennellsInsiderBuy12,745GBX 234£29,823.30
3/30/2016Potts,David TInsiderBuy180,000GBX 202£363,600
1/22/2016Anand,RooneyInsiderBuy12,500GBX 160£20,000
9/18/2015Potts,David TInsiderBuy314,881GBX 159£500,660.79
9/10/2015Strain,TrevorInsiderBuy58,453GBX 170£99,370.10
3/19/2015David T PottsInsiderBuy508,000GBX 205.85£1,045,718
1/13/2015Andrew HigginsonInsiderBuy266,209GBX 186.22£495,734.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
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WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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