Marks and Spencer Group plc operates various retail stores.
Share Price & News
How has Marks and Spencer Group's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MKS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MKS's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
GB Multiline Retail
1 Year Return
GB Multiline Retail
Return vs Industry: MKS exceeded the UK Multiline Retail industry which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MKS exceeded the UK Market which returned 19.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Marks and Spencer Group's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Marks and Spencer Group Fundamentals Summary
|MKS fundamental statistics|
Is MKS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MKS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£6.43b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 03, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 03, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.10|
|Net Profit Margin||-2.16%|
How did MKS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Marks and Spencer Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MKS (£1.82) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£2.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MKS is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MKS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the European Multiline Retail industry average.
PE vs Market: MKS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MKS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MKS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the XE Multiline Retail industry average (5.6x).
How is Marks and Spencer Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MKS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (0.9%).
Earnings vs Market: MKS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MKS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MKS's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MKS's revenue (4.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MKS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.7%).
How has Marks and Spencer Group performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MKS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MKS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MKS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 69.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MKS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MKS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Multiline Retail industry (28.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MKS has a negative Return on Equity (-8.8%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Marks and Spencer Group's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MKS's short term assets (£1.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (£2.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: MKS's short term assets (£1.6B) do not cover its long term liabilities (£4.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MKS's debt to equity ratio (73.8%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MKS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 59% to 73.8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MKS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (51.6%).
Interest Coverage: MKS's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.8x coverage).
What is Marks and Spencer Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Forecast Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MKS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MKS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MKS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MKS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MKS is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of MKS's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Steve Rowe (53 yo)
Mr. Steve Rowe has been the Chief Executive Officer of Marks and Spencer Group plc since April 2, 2016 and as its Executive Director since October 1, 2012. Mr. Rowe has extensive experience across all part...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Steve's total compensation ($USD1.47M) is below average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD2.20M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Steve's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MKS's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MKS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.7 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Marks and Spencer Group plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Marks and Spencer Group plc
- Ticker: MKS
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1884
- Industry: Department Stores
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: UK£3.571b
- Shares outstanding: 1.96b
- Website: https://corporate.marksandspencer.com
Number of Employees
- Marks and Spencer Group plc
- Waterside House
- 35 North Wharf Road
- Greater London
- W2 1NW
- United Kingdom
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/18 17:37|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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