Consumer ServicesGeneral Retailers
  • Price (GBX)331.50
  • Today's Change1.60 / 0.48%
  • Shares traded10.65m
  • 1 Year change-1.16%
  • Beta1.0763
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About the company

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. The International segment consists of Marks & Spencer owned businesses in the Republic of Ireland, Europe and Asia, together with international franchise operations. The Company is engaged in delivering own brand food, clothing and home products in its stores and online both in the United Kingdom and internationally. The Company sells womenswear, lingerie, menswear, kidswear, beauty and home products, serving customers through approximately 300 full-line stores and Website, M&S.com. It has approximately 910 United Kingdom stores, including over 220 owned and approximately 350 franchise Simply Food stores.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)10.62bn
  • Net income in GBP117.10m
  • Incorporated2001
  • Employees85.21k
  • Location
    Marks and Spencer Group PLCWaterside House, 35 North Wharf RoadLONDON W2 1NWUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 20 7935 4422
  • Fax+44 20 7487 2679
  • Websitehttp://www.marksandspencer.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
MKS:LSE since
Voici La Mode Ltd-Assets(3)Announced22 May 201722 May 2017Announced-13.87%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
B&M European Value Retail SA2.43bn142.93m3.42bn26.06k23.904.2720.091.410.14290.14292.430.801.463.8875.7793,282.428.635.2810.256.8734.7434.495.933.960.64859.470.412572.5319.4326.0414.7729.4539.72--
Marks and Spencer Group Plc10.62bn117.10m5.36bn85.21k46.091.707.600.50460.07160.07166.511.941.27--33.21124,658.201.384.891.886.73--38.341.093.770.40747.380.414476.720.6311.35-71.22-25.58-10.661.92
X5 Retail Group NV (EDR)18.57bn433.89m10.19bn196.13k23.494.4410.950.5491.601.6068.388.452.5211.4762.9794,668.605.903.2610.826.0324.1424.262.341.610.13823.000.5450.0027.8017.8757.2720.2624.36--
Data as of Jul 20 2017. Currency figures normalised to Marks and Spencer Group PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

31.06%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 05 Dec 201682.49m5.08%
Majedie Asset Management Ltd.as of 18 May 201781.57m5.02%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 26 Jun 201781.36m5.01%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 01 Jun 201744.03m2.71%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 02 Apr 201643.38m2.67%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 01 Jun 201741.61m2.56%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Nov 201639.60m2.44%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 01 Jun 201734.71m2.14%
Brandes Investment Partners LPas of 01 Jun 201730.92m1.90%
Investec Asset Management Ltd.as of 01 Jun 201724.92m1.53%
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