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Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reiterated by stock analysts at Societe Generale in a report issued on Friday. They currently have a GBX 617 ($10.47) price target on the stock. Societe Generale’s price target suggests a potential upside of 40.39% from the stock’s previous close.

Shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) opened at 437.30 on Friday. Marks and Spencer Group Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 359.20 and a 52-week high of GBX 520.50. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 448.4 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 460.8. The company’s market cap is £7.126 billion.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, July 11th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 28th will be paid a dividend of GBX 10.80 ($0.18) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 28th.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on MKS. Analysts at Oriel Securities Ltd reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday. They now have a GBX 520 ($8.83) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 10th. They now have a GBX 400 ($6.79) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “underperform” rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a research note on Friday, May 30th. They now have a GBX 400 ($6.79) price target on the stock. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 484.07 ($8.22).

Marks and Spencer Group plc is a United Kingdom retailer. The Company is the holding company of the Marks & Spencer Group of companies.

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