November 25, 2016 - By Clifton Ray
Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) stock Buy was reaffirmed by Beaufort Securities in analysts note sent to investors on Friday morning.
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 22.38% above today’s (GBX 132.9) stock price. Marston’s PLC has been the topic of 89 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) earned “Buy” rating by Shore Capital on Wednesday, October 14. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold” on Friday, March 18. The stock of Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) earned “Hold” rating by Goodbody on Tuesday, January 26. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, November 26 by Shore Capital. N+1 Singer maintained the shares of MARS in a report on Thursday, November 24 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, May 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy”. The rating was maintained by N+1 Singer with “Buy” on Wednesday, October 14. HSBC maintained it with “Hold” rating and GBX 150 target price in Friday, February 5 report. Numis Securities upgraded Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) rating on Tuesday, January 26. Numis Securities has “Buy” rating and GBX 185 price target. The stock has “Sell” rating given by Goldman Sachs on Friday, February 12.
About 1.42M shares traded hands. Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) has declined 10.68% since April 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 16.08% 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 765.44 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 news for Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) were recently published by: Fool.Co.Uk, which released: “After results, is Enterprise Inns plc a better buy than Marston’s plc?” on November 15, 2016. Fool.Co.Uk‘s article titled: “Why Lloyds Banking Group PLC & Marstons PLC Offer Irresistible Bang For Your Buck!” and published on November 26, 2015 is yet another important article.
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By Clifton Ray