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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:MRW
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.morrisons.co.uk
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £5.67 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,327,077,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 244.82
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 241.81
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 188.60 - GBX 251.90
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.74
  • P/E Growth: 2.85
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £16.32 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.35
  • Book Value: GBX 1.75 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.39
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £907 million
  • Net Margins: 2.35%
  • Return on Equity: 9.87%
  • Return on Assets: 4.17%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 7.59 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 announced a dividend on Thursday, March 9th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 3.85 per share on Thursday, June 29th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.67%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. This is an increase from WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's previous dividend of $1.58. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's Dividend History.

When will WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC make its next earnings announcement?

WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September, 14th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC.

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

15 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 130 to GBX 260. On average, they expect WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's stock price to reach GBX 217.60 in the next twelve months. 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
  • Mark Amsden, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary
  • Andy Atkinson, Group Marketing and Customer Director
  • Darren Blackhurst, Group Commercial Director
  • Clare Grainger, Group People Director
  • Gary Mills, Group Retail Director
  • Andrew Thomas Higginson, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Neil Davidson, Non-Executive Director
  • Belinda Richards, 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 243.60.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON MRW)
Community Ranking:  0.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  305 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  1,525 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,830
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.60)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 217.60

Analysts' Ratings History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/2/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHoldGBX 190 -> GBX 240View Rating Details
8/1/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 225View Rating Details
6/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweightGBX 240View Rating Details
5/26/2017Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 230 -> GBX 240View Rating Details
5/5/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 260View 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
3/17/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 235View Rating Details
1/11/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingSellGBX 209View Rating Details
1/9/2017Bank of America CorporationReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 220View Rating Details
1/6/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingSellGBX 130View Rating Details
11/2/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingSellGBX 170View Rating Details
9/14/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetUnderweightGBX 165 -> GBX 170View 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 8/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Earnings by Quarter for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Earnings History by Quarter for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON MRW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
9/14/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON:MRW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $12.29 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (LON MRW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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
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
finance.yahoo.com logoU.K. Grocers Back in Growth as Brits Pay More for Their Shopping
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 6:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRW-GB : June 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 11:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) "Underweight" Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 6:40 AM
marketwatch.com logoEuropean grocers crumble after Amazon-Whole Foods deal fuels pricing concerns
www.marketwatch.com - June 17 at 7:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Shareholders rebuke Morrisons over executive pay
finance.yahoo.com - June 16 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 10:56 AM
marketwatch.com logoAldi, Lidl pull in record share of UK shoppers - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 31 at 8:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Price Target Raised to GBX 240
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 7:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc : MRW-GB: Dividend Analysis : May 26th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 7:31 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 8:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 7:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBritish supermarket chain Asda slows rate of sales decline
finance.yahoo.com - May 18 at 8:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc :MRW-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended January 31, 2017 : May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 11:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc :MRW-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : May 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 6:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 10:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 7 at 6:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 8:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 6 at 6:56 PM
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
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW)  House Stock Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 11:27 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Given  Reduce Rating at HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 9:32 AM
marketwatch.com logoTop 4 UK supermarkets get Easter egg sales boost - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - May 3 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBritish grocery sales jump on higher inflation and Easter
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:MRW) : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 8:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWm Morrison Supermarkets Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRW-GB : May 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 12:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Hold Rating for WM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Earns  Reduce Rating from HSBC Holdings plc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 12:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) Sell Rating Reiterated at Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 7:13 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 10:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC's (MRW) Neutral Rating Reiterated at BNP Paribas
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 6:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE 100 marches higher, but Tesco slides 5% after update
finance.yahoo.com - April 12 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group Inc
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 12 at 7:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) PT Raised to GBX 230 at Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWM Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) PT Raised to GBX 225 at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:37 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEuropean shares muted as investors mull Brexit, oil provides support
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 30 at 5:18 AM

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