Deutsche Bank reissued their hold rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) in a report published on Friday. Deutsche Bank currently has a GBX 330 ($4.48) price target on the retailer’s stock.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently commented on MKS. Jefferies Group reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 420 ($5.70) target price on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a research report on Tuesday, September 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed an underweight rating and issued a GBX 285 ($3.86) target price on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. cut their target price on shares of Marks and Spencer Group from GBX 435 ($5.90) to GBX 410 ($5.56) and set a buy rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a hold rating on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a sell rating and issued a GBX 250 ($3.39) target price on shares of Marks and Spencer Group in a research report on Wednesday, November 8th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Marks and Spencer Group presently has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 337.55 ($4.58).

Shares of Marks and Spencer Group (LON MKS) traded down GBX 2.20 ($0.03) on Friday, hitting GBX 304 ($4.12). 10,125,122 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 7,670,000. The company has a market capitalization of $4,940.00 and a P/E ratio of 2,763.64. Marks and Spencer Group has a 12 month low of GBX 296.30 ($4.02) and a 12 month high of GBX 397.80 ($5.39).

Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, November 8th. The retailer reported GBX 10.70 ($0.15) EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 9.60 ($0.13) by GBX 1.10 ($0.01). Marks and Spencer Group had a net margin of 1.65% and a return on equity of 5.62%. The business had revenue of GBX 512.56 billion during the quarter.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Friday, January 12th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 16th were paid a dividend of GBX 6.80 ($0.09) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.13%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 16th.

In other news, insider Archie Norman bought 33,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 300 ($4.07) per share, for a total transaction of £99,000 ($134,255.49).

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About Marks and Spencer Group

Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) is a retailer in the United Kingdom, with over 1,380 stores around the world. The Company is the holding company of the Marks & Spencer Group of companies. The Company operates through two segments: UK and International. The UK segment consists of the United Kingdom retail business and the United Kingdom franchise operations.

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