McCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) Given Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the nine research firms that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has given a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 204.78 ($2.64).
A number of brokerages recently issued reports on MCS. Jefferies Group LLC upped their target price on McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 265 ($3.42) to GBX 288 ($3.72) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, June 26th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 215 ($2.78) target price on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Peel Hunt decreased their target price on McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 225 ($2.91) to GBX 220 ($2.84) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. Barclays PLC cut McCarthy & Stone PLC to an “underweight” rating and decreased their target price for the company from GBX 182 ($2.35) to GBX 160 ($2.07) in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd began coverage on McCarthy & Stone PLC in a research report on Thursday, June 1st. They issued a “hold” rating and a GBX 197 ($2.54) target price for the company.
McCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) traded down 0.66% during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 149.90. The company had a trading volume of 1,334,890 shares. McCarthy & Stone PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 142.94 and a 12 month high of GBX 199.60. The company’s market cap is GBX 805.41 million. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 162.90 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 177.46.
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