November 24, 2016 - By Michael Collier
In analysts report sent to investors by Shore Capital on Thursday morning, Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) stock Buy was maintained.
Out of 17 analysts covering Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS), 8 rate it a “Buy”, 3 “Sell”, while 6 “Hold”. This means 47% are positive. GBX 185 is the highest target while GBX 130 is the lowest. The GBX 162.64 average target is 22.47% above today’s (GBX 132.8) stock price. Marston’s PLC has been the topic of 82 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Canaccord Genuity maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 175 target price in Friday, August 28 report. The rating was maintained by Panmure Gordon on Wednesday, October 14 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Beaufort Securities on Thursday, October 13 with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with “Buy” on Tuesday, February 16. As per Friday, May 20, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. On Thursday, July 23 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 26 by Goodbody. On Friday, September 11 the stock rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity with “Hold”. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 15 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm earned “Add” rating on Wednesday, October 12 by Numis Securities.
About 3.32 million shares traded hands or 38.33% up from the average. Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) has declined 8.05% since April 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 13.46% the S&P500.
Marston’s PLC, engaged in the United Kingdom, is engaged in the activities of managed, tenanted, leased and franchised public houses, brewing beer and selling beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks. The company has a market cap of 764.86 million GBP. It operates around 2,000 pubs and bars across the United Kingdom. It has a 10.91 P/E ratio. It operates five breweries: Banks’s Brewery in Wolverhampton; Marston’s Brewery in Burton upon Trent; Jennings Brewery in the Lake District; Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire, and Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire.
More recent Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) news were published by: Fool.Co.Uk which released: “After results, is Enterprise Inns plc a better buy than Marston’s plc?” on November 15, 2016. Also Marketwatch.com published the news titled: “Marston’s full-year profit up; lifts dividend” on November 24, 2016. Fool.Co.Uk‘s news article titled: “Why Lloyds Banking Group PLC & Marstons PLC Offer Irresistible Bang For Your Buck!” with publication date: November 26, 2015 was also an interesting one.
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