Macfarlane Group PLC

Macfarlane Group PLC

IndustrialsGeneral Industrials
  • Price (GBX)88.40
  • Today's Change-1.40 / -1.56%
  • Shares traded46.87k
  • 1 Year change-34.03%
  • Beta0.9521
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About the company

Macfarlane Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in designing, manufacturing, and distributing protective packaging products to business users. The Company operates through two segments: Packaging Distribution and Manufacturing Operations. Its Packaging Distribution segment is engaged in the distribution of packaging materials and supply of storage and warehousing services in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe. Its Manufacturing Operations segment is engaged in the design, manufacture and assembly of timber, corrugated and foam-based packaging materials in the United Kingdom. The Company offers its protective packaging products across a range of sectors, including e-commerce retail, logistics, medical, automotive, aerospace, electronics, high street retail, household essentials, food and hospitality. The Company supplies its products to customers principally in the United Kingdom and Europe.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)270.16m
  • Net income in GBP14.68m
  • Incorporated1899
  • Employees1.04k
  • Location
    Macfarlane Group PLCFirst Floor, 3 Park GardensGLASGOW G3 7YEUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 141 333 9666
  • Fax+44 141 333 1988
  • Websitehttps://www.macfarlanegroup.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
MACF:LSE since
PackMann Society for Packaging & Services mbHAnnounced17 May 202217 May 2022Announced-26.33%9.00m
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Peer analysis

Key Information
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XLMedia PLC62.23m5.28m90.98m100.0015.070.88097.711.460.0230.0230.25260.39330.5223--9.18--4.431.375.961.75100.00--8.482.19--16.210.014802.4421.24-8.49962.34-25.1014.11--
Manolete Partners PLC20.44m3.68m96.27m22.0026.842.2824.874.710.0820.0820.45520.96620.3249--2.47929,227.305.8412.756.3614.2150.7860.2717.9927.27--6.660.240711.44-26.5533.38-35.4721.52----
Mind Gym PLC48.67m1.60m100.17m335.0063.055.1031.512.060.01590.01590.48450.1961.411,795.435.31145,277.604.6311.657.9119.5187.0983.
Inspired PLC75.77m2.80m111.15m608.0042.071.608.131.470.00270.00270.07380.07140.5133--2.62124,626.601.901.032.221.2870.4982.143.702.361.944.840.4241452.7347.3525.86128.57-13.6036.66-11.05
Eckoh PLC31.78m1.58m117.84m191.0066.942.9830.273.710.0060.0060.11840.13570.610828.762.49166,387.403.034.604.838.3480.0081.604.966.470.800469.160.037266.314.241.79-43.631.82-3.066.90
Anexo Group PLC138.53m22.95m132.74m926.005.770.96353.950.95820.1950.1951.181.170.678--0.753149,601.5011.2311.3115.5516.0676.6576.9616.5719.04--7.080.35389.9536.2924.8455.4911.317.71--
Keystone Law Group PLC69.62m6.65m142.30m63.0021.657.5418.902.040.21020.21022.200.60381.97--4.381,105,012.0018.8214.5035.3426.7026.4326.629.558.26--96.170.055569.9626.5122.1953.6150.27-10.74--
Macfarlane Group PLC270.16m14.68m148.52m1.04k10.201.515.410.54980.0920.08421.690.61991.257.574.62260,270.706.786.2111.2310.9533.7732.175.434.420.789313.960.34127.2525.808.0341.1917.8413.2610.41
Tribal Group plc84.27m4.14m152.08m936.0037.843.0419.061.800.0190.0190.38690.23580.8548--5.4790,
Pebble Group PLC128.66m8.06m155.73m461.0019.321.9511.281.210.04810.04810.76830.47581.065.093.75279,084.606.65-0.86339.54-1.2437.2834.236.26-0.8281.1625.830.1611--39.739.2180.07--37.91--
Hyve Group PLC103.45m-42.73m156.61m914.00--0.8997--1.51-0.1579-0.15790.3750.59690.2155--6.55113,178.30-8.96-13.86-12.99-20.1626.4431.35-41.56-46.70---2.560.4008---44.45-16.3195.16---16.62--
Pensionbee Group PLC15.62m-28.70m164.64m155.00--5.84--10.54-0.1294-0.12940.07040.12670.3387--4.64100,748.40-62.25---69.69-------183.79-----22.580.0236--103.46---85.71------
Science Group PLC85.34m9.53m178.96m410.0019.232.5612.322.100.20550.20551.841.540.7989--7.54208,156.108.925.3112.647.44----11.167.321.637.830.1957--10.2517.0935.8328.31-25.88--
Softline Holding Plc (GDR)1.74bn10.03m184.86m7.95k13.210.47816.280.10650.08630.086312.212.38------247,423.00--------15.58--0.565--1.321.670.2581--29.62--632.13------
Mears Group PLC919.66m22.72m205.27m5.50k9.220.94772.520.22320.20070.20228.131.951.4041.886.98167,089.403.532.175.613.5520.6822.452.521.510.99165.580.493442.759.01-1.35205.73-9.60-7.48-7.32
Begbies Traynor Group plc110.00m-500.00k214.28m1.00k--2.5224.211.95-0.0032-0.00320.71170.5510.7563--12.84110,002.00-0.34380.7181-0.47780.945343.4942.91-0.45451.13--17.250.1183448.7031.2217.23-426.80--29.079.73
Data as of Oct 05 2022. Currency figures normalised to Macfarlane Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

57.11%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Maitland Asset Management (Pty) Ltd.as of 01 Aug 202217.98m11.36%
Rights & Issues Investment Trust Plc (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 202217.25m10.89%
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Ltd.as of 31 Dec 202116.64m10.51%
BGF Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20216.99m4.41%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Dec 20216.73m4.25%
Otus Capital Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20226.10m3.85%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20225.57m3.52%
Rathbone Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20224.51m2.85%
IG Markets Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20224.34m2.74%
Unicorn Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Aug 20224.33m2.73%
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