Marston’s (LON:MARS)‘s stock had its “add” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Peel Hunt in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
A number of other brokerages have also weighed in on MARS. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted their target price on Marston’s from GBX 123 ($1.61) to GBX 127 ($1.66) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Shore Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Marston’s in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Marston’s in a research report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 100 ($1.31) price target on shares of Marston’s in a research report on Monday, March 25th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 105 ($1.37) price target on shares of Marston’s in a research report on Friday, January 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 109.63 ($1.43).
Shares of LON:MARS opened at GBX 107.90 ($1.41) on Wednesday. Marston’s has a fifty-two week low of GBX 89.20 ($1.17) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 112.30 ($1.47). The company has a quick ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 0.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 180.13. The stock has a market capitalization of $675.61 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.41.
Marston's PLC operates managed, franchised, tenanted, and leased pubs and bars in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through Destination and Premium, Taverns, Leased, and Brewing segments. It provides premium cask and bottled beers through its five breweries. The company is also involved in the property management and development, telecommunications, and insurance businesses.
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