Marston's PLC (LON:MARS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating restated by investment analysts at Beaufort Securities in a report released on Friday.
Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the company. Numis Securities Ltd reaffirmed an “add” rating and issued a GBX 165 ($2.05) price target on shares of Marston's PLC in a research note on Thursday, November 24th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Marston's PLC in a research note on Thursday, November 24th. Panmure Gordon reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 175 ($2.17) price target on shares of Marston's PLC in a research note on Thursday, November 24th. N+1 Singer upped their price target on Marston's PLC from GBX 170 ($2.11) to GBX 182 ($2.26) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. Finally, Goodbody reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Marston's PLC in a research note on Thursday, November 24th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 161.42 ($2.00).
Shares of Marston's PLC (LON:MARS) opened at 135.70 on Friday. Marston's PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 126.80 and a 1-year high of GBX 177.00. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 135.83 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 142.13. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 779.46 million.
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 30th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be issued a GBX 4.70 ($0.06) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.56%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 15th. This is an increase from Marston's PLC’s previous dividend of $2.60.
In other Marston's PLC news, insider Catherine Glickman purchased 25,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 25th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 133 ($1.65) per share, with a total value of £33,250 ($41,247.98). Also, insider Ralph Graham Findlay purchased 18,675 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 28th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 133 ($1.65) per share, with a total value of £24,837.75 ($30,812.24).