Marks and Spencer Group plc (LON:MKS – Get Free Report) insider Cheryl Potter purchased 50,000 shares of Marks and Spencer Group stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 247 ($3.05) per share, for a total transaction of £123,500 ($152,450.31).
Marks and Spencer Group Stock Performance
Marks and Spencer Group stock opened at GBX 244.10 ($3.01) on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.42, a current ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 128.89. The company has a market capitalization of £4.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 1,356.11, a PEG ratio of 0.20 and a beta of 1.60. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 224.76 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 202.77. Marks and Spencer Group plc has a twelve month low of GBX 108 ($1.33) and a twelve month high of GBX 250.80 ($3.10).
Marks and Spencer Group Cuts Dividend
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th will be paid a GBX 1 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 16th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.44%. Marks and Spencer Group’s payout ratio is currently 6,111.11%.
Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades
Marks and Spencer Group Company Profile
Marks and Spencer Group plc operates various retail stores. It operates through five segments: UK Clothing & Home, UK Food, International, Ocado, and All Other. The company offers protein deli and dairy; produce; ambient and in-store bakery; meals dessert and frozen; and hospitality and Food on the Move' products.
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