McCarthy & Stone PLC (MCS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages
McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the nine ratings firms that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, one has issued a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 200.63 ($2.64).
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. Peel Hunt dropped their price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 220 ($2.89) to GBX 205 ($2.70) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. Barclays PLC reiterated an “underweight” rating and issued a GBX 152 ($2.00) price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC in a research note on Friday, September 22nd. Canaccord Genuity dropped their price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 195 ($2.56) to GBX 187 ($2.46) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC upped their price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC from GBX 263 ($3.46) to GBX 273 ($3.59) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th.
McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON MCS) traded down 0.93% on Wednesday, hitting GBX 148.60. 625,931 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 155.49 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 171.99. McCarthy & Stone PLC has a 52-week low of GBX 143.90 and a 52-week high of GBX 199.60. The stock’s market cap is GBX 798.43 million.
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