Shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eight research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 123.33 ($1.52).
Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research report on Wednesday, July 15th. UBS Group restated a “sell” rating on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research report on Thursday, July 16th. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 90 ($1.11) price objective on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research report on Monday, July 27th. HSBC lowered their price objective on shares of McCarthy & Stone from GBX 190 ($2.34) to GBX 100 ($1.23) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, April 6th. Finally, Peel Hunt restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.22) price objective on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research report on Tuesday, June 2nd.
LON MCS opened at GBX 65.80 ($0.81) on Friday. McCarthy & Stone has a 1 year low of GBX 0.70 ($0.01) and a 1 year high of GBX 160.20 ($1.97). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 29.58, a current ratio of 5.85 and a quick ratio of 0.38. The stock has a market capitalization of $353.85 million and a PE ratio of 11.75. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is GBX 73.08 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is GBX 96.62.
McCarthy & Stone Company Profile
McCarthy & Stone plc, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retirement housing market in the United Kingdom. The company builds, sells, and manages retirement developments. It offers retirement living developments, which provide apartments for customers aged 60 and over; retirement living plus developments, which are designed for customers aged 70 and over, as well as offers retirement properties with management services, domestic assistance, personal care, and additional support; and lifestyle living developments for customers aged 55 and over.
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