Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) insider Patrick Bousquet Chavanne purchased 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 336 ($4.20) per share, with a total value of £6,720 ($8,395.80).

Patrick Bousquet Chavanne also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, November 15th, Patrick Bousquet Chavanne purchased 2,700 shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc stock. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 342 ($4.27) per share, with a total value of £9,234 ($11,536.73).

Shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS) opened at 337.20 on Friday. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 5.47 billion. Marks and Spencer Group Plc has a one year low of GBX 255.10 and a one year high of GBX 522.62. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of GBX 332.76 and a 200 day moving average price of GBX 346.92.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Marks and Spencer Group Plc (LON:MKS)

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 13th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 17th will be given a GBX 6.80 ($0.08) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 17th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.05%.

MKS has been the subject of a number of research reports. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 360 ($4.50) price objective on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th. Canaccord Genuity reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.12) price objective on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a report on Tuesday, November 8th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a report on Wednesday, November 9th. Peel Hunt reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.25) price objective on shares of Marks and Spencer Group Plc in a report on Tuesday, November 8th. Finally, BNP Paribas increased their price objective on Marks and Spencer Group Plc from GBX 310 ($3.87) to GBX 320 ($4.00) and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, September 9th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 388.52 ($4.85).

Marks and Spencer Group Plc Company Profile

Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) is a retailer in the United Kingdom, with over 1,380 stores around the world. The Company is the holding company of the Marks & Spencer Group of companies. The Company operates through two segments: UK and International. The UK segment consists of the United Kingdom retail business and the United Kingdom franchise operations.

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