MKS:LSE-Marks and Spencer Group plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Department Stores | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 184.20

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0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

GBX 3.59B

Volume

4.60M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 204.57 (+11.06%)

Avg User Target

GBX
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Fundamental Analysis

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About

Marks and Spencer Group plc operates various retail stores. It operates through five segments: UK Clothing & Home, UK Food, International, Ocado, and All Other. The company offers protein deli and dairy; produce; ambient and in-store bakery; meals dessert and frozen; and hospitality and ?Food on the Move' products. It also provides womenswear, menswear, lingerie, kids wear, and home products; and financial services, including credit cards, payment solutions, insurances, and mortgages, as well as renewable energy services. In addition, the company invests in and develops real estate properties; and provides its products online. It also exports its products to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. The company operates 1,509 stores in worldwide. Marks and Spencer Group plc was founded in 1884 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Largest Industry Peers for Department Stores

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
ALY:LSE Laura Ashley Holdings plc

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GBX2.84M N/A N/A

ETFs Containing MKS

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Department Stores)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 35.14% 100% A+ 84% B
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 35.14% 100% A+ 84% B
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 102.06% 100% A+ 92% A-
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 102.06% 100% A+ 92% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain -42.42% 100% A+ 15% F
Dividend Return 17.26% 100% A+ 72% C-
Total Return -25.16% 100% A+ 18% F
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -12.92% 100% A+ 7% F
Dividend Return 3.64% 100% A+ 79% C+
Total Return -9.27% 100% A+ 8% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 34.39% 100% A+ 39% F
Risk Adjusted Return -26.97% 100% A+ 9% F
Market Capitalization 3.59B 100% A+ 82% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Department Stores)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 76.25 100% A+ 9% F
Price/Book Ratio 1.52 100% A+ 50% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.12 100% A+ 62% D-
EV/EBITDA 8.40 100% A+ 63% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -6.71% 100% A+ 25% F
Return on Invested Capital 0.41% 100% A+ 55% F
Return on Assets 1.16% 100% A+ 36% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 1.79 100% A+ 9% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:

There is nothing we particularly dislike