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
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £5.46 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,329,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 238.38
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 241.29
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 210.20 - GBX 254.40
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.70
  • 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: 1.28
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: £922 million
  • Net Margins: 1.91%
  • Return on Equity: 7.78%
  • Return on Assets: 3.43%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 9.76 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. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 1.66 per share on Monday, November 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. The official announcement can be accessed 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 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices 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 stock 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 234.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON MRW)
Community Ranking:  0.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  329 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,561 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,890
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)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/3/2017Berenberg BankInitiated CoverageSellGBX 200View Rating Details
10/2/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 240 -> GBX 250View Rating Details
9/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 260View 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 10/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.23 EPS

Dividends

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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Latest Headlines for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
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DateHeadline
marketwatch.com logoAldi, Lidl keep adding U.K. market share: Kantar
www.marketwatch.com - October 17 at 5:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's 'Big Four' grocers all lose market share - Kantar Worldpanel
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 5:20 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 12 at 6:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHerbalife (HLF) Soars: Stock Adds 11.2% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc : October 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 9:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Greybull stays upbeat despite Monarch collapse
finance.yahoo.com - October 5 at 9:17 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 30 at 4:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCitigroup Inc. Reaffirms "Sell" Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 9:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Raises WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Price Target to GBX 210
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 11:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Earns Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 8:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) to Issue GBX 1.66 Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 2:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 8:23 AM
msn.com logoWhy I’d steer clear of this heavily shorted FTSE 250 stock
www.msn.com - September 20 at 6:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc :MRW-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended July 31, 2017 : September 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 6:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCarrefour's new boss may close hypermarket stores in France- union
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 11:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 6:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Price Target Cut to GBX 215 by Analysts at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 4:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates Hold Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 3:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) Sell Rating Reaffirmed at Societe Generale
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Rating Reiterated by J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) PT Raised to GBX 260 at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 2:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Wm Morrison: costly costermonger
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 6:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of MRW.L earnings conference call or presentation 14-Sep-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 6:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Reiterates Outperform Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 7:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Hold" Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 12:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 1:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Price Target Raised to GBX 220 at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 1 at 6:32 AM
fool.co.uk logoWM Morrison Supermarkets plc is one stock I’d buy today
www.fool.co.uk - August 25 at 8:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 23 at 6:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBritain's Asda returns to sales growth after 3 years of pain
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 3:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAsda profit fell 11.5 percent in 2016
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 6:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmazon/Whole Foods deal piques U.S. interest in Ocado
finance.yahoo.com - July 31 at 9:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 6:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 6:16 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 advances with oil stocks up; Jimmy Choo rallies ... - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 25 at 4:10 AM
marketwatch.com logoLidl, Aldi lead in UK market share gains - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - July 25 at 4:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 10:38 AM
marketwatch.com logoOcado profit falls on distribution center costs
www.marketwatch.com - July 5 at 8:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 4 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 11:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates Reduce Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 1 at 9:26 PM
marketwatch.com logoUK's big supermarkets log sales growth - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - June 27 at 11:50 PM
marketwatch.com logoEuropean grocers crumble after Amazon-Whole Foods deal fuels pricing concerns
www.marketwatch.com - June 17 at 7:24 PM
marketwatch.com logoAldi, Lidl pull in record share of UK shoppers - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 31 at 8:33 AM
marketwatch.com logoMorrison's like-for-like quarterly sales grow
www.marketwatch.com - May 4 at 11:32 AM
rttnews.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Q1 Group LFL Sales Ex-fuel Up 3.4% - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - May 4 at 11:32 AM
marketwatch.com logoTop 4 UK supermarkets get Easter egg sales boost - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 3 at 8:06 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEuropean shares muted as investors mull Brexit, oil provides support
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:18 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoOcado maintains double-digit sales growth as prices start to rise
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 11:03 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoThese 2 bargain dividend stocks could beat the FTSE 100 in 2017
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 9:38 AM

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