Marshalls plc (MSLH) Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts
Shares of Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the seven research firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and four have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1 year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 429 ($5.69).
MSLH has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC upped their price objective on Marshalls plc from GBX 450 ($5.97) to GBX 490 ($6.50) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 19th. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Marshalls plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Canaccord Genuity raised their target price on Marshalls plc from GBX 375 ($4.97) to GBX 415 ($5.50) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 450 ($5.97) target price on shares of Marshalls plc in a research note on Thursday, August 17th. Finally, Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating on shares of Marshalls plc in a research note on Thursday, August 17th.
Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) traded up 0.46% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 436.00. 162,797 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 860.84 million. Marshalls plc has a 52 week low of GBX 257.20 and a 52 week high of GBX 450.00. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 429.25 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 393.40.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be given a GBX 3.40 ($0.05) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 19th.
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Marshalls plc Company Profile
Marshalls plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in supplying of hard landscaping products to both the domestic and public sector and commercial end markets. The Company’s segments include Landscape Products and Other. Its Landscape Products segment focuses on integrated production, logistics and distribution network supporting both end markets.
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