Marshalls plc (LON:MSLH) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as GBX 486.60 ($6.42) and last traded at GBX 474.20 ($6.26), with a volume of 91,577 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 472.60 ($6.24).

MSLH has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Marshalls plc in a report on Thursday, August 17th. Jefferies Group LLC lifted their price target on shares of Marshalls plc from GBX 450 ($5.94) to GBX 490 ($6.47) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. Numis Securities Ltd restated an “add” rating and issued a GBX 500 ($6.60) target price on shares of Marshalls plc in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Canaccord Genuity boosted their target price on shares of Marshalls plc from GBX 415 ($5.48) to GBX 465 ($6.14) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Peel Hunt boosted their target price on shares of Marshalls plc from GBX 450 ($5.94) to GBX 490 ($6.47) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of GBX 460.83 ($6.08).

The stock’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 444.82 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 405.80. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 936.26 million.

The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 6th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 19th will be issued a GBX 3.40 ($0.04) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 19th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%.

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About Marshalls plc

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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