Shore Capital reissued their house stock rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) in a report released on Thursday morning.

Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on MKS. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an outperform rating and issued a GBX 330 ($4.31) price target on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Peel Hunt reiterated a buy rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a report on Wednesday, November 7th. Goldman Sachs Group reduced their price target on shares of Marks and Spencer Group from GBX 265 ($3.46) to GBX 260 ($3.40) and set a sell rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 5th. Barclays reiterated an overweight rating and issued a GBX 370 ($4.83) price target on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a report on Thursday, November 29th. Finally, Investec cut shares of Marks and Spencer Group to a sell rating and reduced their price target for the company from GBX 285 ($3.72) to GBX 240 ($3.14) in a report on Tuesday, November 20th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 301.73 ($3.94).

LON MKS traded up GBX 1.60 ($0.02) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 276.10 ($3.61). 8,907,197 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,590,000. Marks and Spencer Group has a fifty-two week low of GBX 274.30 ($3.58) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 397.80 ($5.20).

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, January 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, November 15th will be given a GBX 6.80 ($0.09) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th.

Marks and Spencer Group Company Profile

Marks and Spencer Group plc operates various retail stores. It offers food products; and womenswear, menswear, kids wear, lingerie, and beauty and home products through its stores and online. The company operates 1463 stores, including 253 owned and 383 franchise Simply Food stores; and 343 full-line and outlet stores in the United Kingdom.

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