Marston’s PLC (LON:MARS) Receives Average Rating of “Moderate Buy” from Brokerages

Shares of Marston’s PLC (LON:MARSGet Rating) have been given an average rating of “Moderate Buy” by the six research firms that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 93 ($1.12).

Several equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft lowered their target price on shares of Marston’s from GBX 60 ($0.72) to GBX 50 ($0.60) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 28th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Marston’s in a research note on Wednesday, July 27th.

Marston’s Price Performance

Shares of MARS opened at GBX 45.24 ($0.55) on Friday. The company has a market cap of £286.89 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -16.16. Marston’s has a twelve month low of GBX 34.71 ($0.42) and a twelve month high of GBX 85 ($1.03). The company has a quick ratio of 0.25, a current ratio of 0.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 395.24. The company has a 50 day moving average of GBX 44.50 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 60.43.

Insider Transactions at Marston’s

In related news, insider Hayleigh Lupino acquired 54,003 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, September 2nd. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 37 ($0.45) per share, for a total transaction of £19,981.11 ($24,143.44).

Marston’s Company Profile

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Marston's PLC operates managed, franchised, tenanted, and leased pubs, bars, restaurants, and accommodations in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through approximately 1,500 bars and pubs; and approximately 1,836 rooms. It is also involved in the property management; telecommunications; and insurance businesses.

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