Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by equities researchers at Beaufort Securities in a research note issued on Friday.

Other equities analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Goodbody restated a “hold” rating on shares of Marston's PLC in a report on Thursday. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Marston's PLC in a report on Thursday. N+1 Singer reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 182 ($2.27) price target on shares of Marston's PLC in a report on Thursday. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 165 ($2.06) price target on shares of Marston's PLC in a report on Thursday. Finally, Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 175 ($2.19) price target on shares of Marston's PLC in a report on Thursday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Marston's PLC has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 162.08 ($2.02).

Analyst Recommendations for Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)

Marston's PLC (LON:MARS) opened at 133.70 on Friday. Marston's PLC has a 12-month low of GBX 126.80 and a 12-month high of GBX 177.00. The stock’s market cap is GBX 767.97 million. The stock has a 50 day moving average of GBX 136.54 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 142.32.

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 30th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be issued a GBX 4.70 ($0.06) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 15th. This represents a yield of 3.56%. This is a positive change from Marston's PLC’s previous dividend of $2.60.

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Marston's PLC Company Profile

Marston’s PLC, engaged in the United Kingdom, is engaged in the operations of managed, tenanted, leased and franchised public houses, brewing beer and selling beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks. It operates around 2,000 pubs and bars across the United Kingdom. It operates five breweries: Banks’s Brewery in Wolverhampton; Marston’s Brewery in Burton upon Trent; Jennings Brewery in the Lake District; Ringwood Brewery in Hampshire, and Wychwood Brewery in Oxfordshire.

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