Mothercare plc Company Profile (LON:MTC)

About Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)

Mothercare plc logoMothercare plc is a retailer for parents and young children. The principal activity of the Company is to operate as a specialist omni-channel retailer, franchisor and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The Company's operating segments include the UK business and the International business. The UK business segment includes the United Kingdom store and wholesale operations, catalogue and Web sales. The International business segment includes the Company's franchise and wholesale revenues outside the United Kingdom. Its clothing and footwear product includes ranges for babies, children and maternity wear; home and travel includes pushchairs, car seats, furniture, bedding, feeding and bathing equipment, and toys are mainly for babies. It operates in the United Kingdom through its stores and direct business, and across the world in over 60 countries through its international network.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Apparel & Accessories
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:MTC
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £171.49 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 169,792,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 99.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 114.12
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 94.50 - GBX 137.12
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.01
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £667.4 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.26
  • Book Value: GBX 0.48 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.10
  • EBIDTA: £38.7 million
  • Net Margins: 2.44%
  • Return on Equity: 23.59%
  • Return on Assets: 4.56%
  • Average Volume: 113,771 shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)

What is Mothercare plc's stock symbol?

Mothercare plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "MTC."

Where is Mothercare plc's stock going? Where will Mothercare plc's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued twelve-month price targets for Mothercare plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 103 to GBX 150. On average, they anticipate Mothercare plc's stock price to reach GBX 130.60 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Mothercare plc.

Who are some of Mothercare plc's key competitors?

Who are Mothercare plc's key executives?

Mothercare plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mark Newton-Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Glyn Hughes, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Daniel Talisman, General Counsel, Group Company Secretary
  • Gary Kibble, Chief Customer Officer
  • Kevin Rusling, International Managing Director
  • Matthew Stringer, Global Product Officer
  • Alan C. Parker CBE, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Tea Colaianni, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Lee Dale Ginsberg, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Gillian Dawn Celia Kent, Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy Mothercare plc stock?

Shares of Mothercare 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 Mothercare plc's stock price today?

One share of Mothercare plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 101.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mothercare plc (LON MTC)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  227 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  472
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mothercare 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 Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 130.60

Analysts' Ratings History for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/4/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 140 -> GBX 120View Rating Details
7/20/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
7/20/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 103View Rating Details
6/8/2017Berenberg BankUpgradeHoldGBX 100 -> GBX 130View Rating Details
5/18/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
2/8/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 304View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
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Earnings Estimates for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $9.27 EPS


Dividend History for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
7/21/2017Mark Newton-JonesInsiderBuy95,000GBX 105£99,750
5/31/2017Tea ColaianniInsiderBuy40,000GBX 121£48,400
10/7/2016Mark Newton-JonesInsiderBuy173,183GBX 115£199,160.45
5/20/2016Newton-Jones,MarkInsiderBuy20,143GBX 123£24,775.89
5/16/2016Rivers,RichardInsiderBuy8,600GBX 123£10,578
3/24/2016Smothers,RichardInsiderSell1,601GBX 180£2,881.80
9/17/2015Newton-Jones,MarkInsiderBuy21,843GBX 227£49,583.61
7/27/2015Newton-Jones,MarkInsiderBuy17,606GBX 282£49,648.92
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
Latest Headlines for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
DateHeadline logoMothercare Plc Names Glyn Hughes CFO Designate - Quick Facts - September 12 at 2:56 AM logoMothercare plc (MTC) PT Lowered to GBX 120 - September 4 at 9:22 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 10 - August 10 at 6:04 AM logo[$$] Retailers offer services out of reach for online rivals - August 9 at 1:26 AM logoMothercare Plc : AGM Statement - July 31 at 9:17 PM logoMark Newton-Jones Purchases 95,000 Shares of Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) Stock - July 21 at 1:16 PM logoMothercare Q1 Total Revenues Flat, UK Sales Down; UK LFL Sales Up - Quick Facts - July 21 at 2:53 AM logoMothercare plc (LON:MTC) Receives Sell Rating from Canaccord Genuity - July 20 at 2:50 PM logoPeel Hunt Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Mothercare plc (MTC) - July 20 at 12:16 PM logoMothercare Plc :MTC-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 2:33 AM logoMothercare Plc :MTC-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended March 31, 2017 : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 2:33 AM logoMothercare Plc : Annual Financial Report - July 1 at 2:40 AM logoMothercare Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTC-GB : June 28, 2017 - June 28 at 10:40 AM logoMothercare plc (MTC) Lifted to Hold at Berenberg Bank - June 8 at 6:36 PM logoMothercare Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MTC-GB : June 5, 2017 - June 5 at 9:11 AM logoInsider Buying: Mothercare plc (MTC) Insider Buys 40,000 Shares of Stock - June 1 at 10:26 AM logoMothercare plc (MTC) PT Lowered to GBX 140 - May 28 at 3:56 PM logoMothercare Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:MTC) : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 7:34 PM logoMothercare Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MTC-GB : May 25, 2017 - May 25 at 4:50 AM logoNumis Securities Ltd Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Mothercare plc (MTC) - May 18 at 11:06 AM logoMothercare plc (MTC) Given Sell Rating at Canaccord Genuity - May 18 at 8:34 AM logoMothercare profit falls on restructuring costs - May 18 at 8:22 AM logoMothercare Plc FY Pretax Profit Declines - Quick Facts - May 18 at 8:22 AM logoMothercare plc (MTC) Earns "Overweight" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co. - April 7 at 8:18 PM logoMothercare plc (MTC) PT Raised to GBX 106 - April 7 at 7:02 PM logoMothercare Group Sales Down;performance Remains Broadly In Line With Market View - April 7 at 11:20 AM logo[$$] Mothercare ready to raise prices on back of sterling fall - April 7 at 11:20 AM logoNumis Securities Ltd Reaffirms " Buy" Rating for Mothercare plc (MTC) - April 6 at 2:04 PM logoThis retailer could be a top recovery play in 2017 - January 24 at 7:27 PM logoMothercare plc Q3 group sales up 1.8%; UK LFL sales up 1.0% - Quick Facts - RTT News - January 12 at 5:23 AM logoMothercare Plc : Total voting rights - December 1 at 9:29 AM logoHalf Year 2017 Mothercare PLC Earnings Release - Before Market Open - November 24 at 9:33 AM logo[$$] Mothercare slips back into the red after poor UK sales - November 24 at 9:33 AM logoWhy Brexit is the ultimate buying opportunity for these growth stocks - October 18 at 11:34 AM


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Mothercare plc (MTC) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/22/2017 by Staff