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.

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  • Symbol: LON:MTC
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  • Market Cap: £209.23 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 170,866,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 124.77
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 116.48
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 102.25 - GBX 145
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 109.54
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £680.1 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.31
  • Book Value: GBX 0.37 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.31
  • EBIDTA: £36.8 million
  • Average Volume: 673,403 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 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Mothercare plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 100 to GBX 150. On average, they expect Mothercare plc's stock price to reach GBX 129.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Mothercare plc.

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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.

How much does a share of Mothercare plc stock cost?

One share of Mothercare plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 122.50.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 129.20

Analysts' Ratings History for Mothercare plc (LON:MTC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/19/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetOverweightGBX 149 -> GBX 140View Rating Details
5/18/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
5/18/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingSellGBX 106View Rating Details
2/9/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingSellGBX 100View Rating Details
1/13/2017Peel HuntReiterated RatingBuyGBX 150View Rating Details
2/8/2016Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingBuyGBX 304View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 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
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 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, May, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/26/2017 by Staff