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Current Price 123.50p Bid 123.50p Ask 123.60p Change -1.59%
Last Updated: 22/11/2019 00:19. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Marston's plc (formerly Wolverhampton & Dudley Breweries plc) is a leading pub operator and independent brewer. It has an estate of 1,539 pubs situated nationally, comprising managed, franchised and leased pubs. Marston's is the UK's leading brewer of premium cask and packaged ales, with a portfolio including Marston's Pedigree, Wainwright, Hobgoblin, Young's, Bombardier, Lancaster Bomber, Banks's, Jennings, Wychwood, Ringwood, Brakspear, Courage, McEwan's and Mansfield beers. Marston's also has a range of licensed brands including Estrella Damm, Warsteiner, Erdinger, Kirin, Shipyard and Founders. Marstons employs around 14,000 people.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 29/09/2018

Turnover
£1,141.30m
Operating Profit
£133.40m
Dividend Yield
5.98
Dividend Per Share
7.50
Dividend Cover
0.95
P/E Ratio
17.68

Key Personnel

Ralph Graham Findlay
Chief Executive
Andrew Adonis Andrea
Group Finance Director
William John Rucker
Non-Executive Chairman
Edward Matthew Giles Roberts
Non-Executive Director
Octavia Kate Morley
Non-Executive Director
Bridget Lea
Non-Executive Director
Catherine Janet Glickman
Non-Executive Director
Carolyn Jane Bradley
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
MARS
ISIN
GB00B1JQDM80
Shares in Issue
660,362,194
Market cap
£828.76m

Analyst Views (5)

Strong Buy
 
40.00%
Buy
 
20.00%
Hold
 
20.00%
Sell
 
20.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
123.50p
Bid Price
123.50p
Ask Price
123.60p
Volume
1425853
Change Today
-2.00p
% Change Today
-1.59%
Open
123.80p
Previous Close
123.50p
Intraday High
125.90p
Intraday Low
123.10p
52 Week High
131.70p
52 Week Low
89.70p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

Marston's Intra-day Chart

Marston's News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 12 Nov 2019 | 08:30 UK stocks rally firmly into close as US opens at record highs and trade tensions ease 04 Nov 2019 | 16:54 FTSE 100 storms to 1% gain as trade hopes lift miners 04 Nov 2019 | 12:45 UK stocks open 0.5% higher amid US-China trade deal hopes 04 Nov 2019 | 09:03 Marston's sells 137 pubs to Admiral Taverns for £44.9m 04 Nov 2019 | 07:22 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 16 Oct 2019 | 09:40 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 16 Oct 2019 | 09:10 UK stocks recover losses on Brexit deal hopes, sterling gains 15 Oct 2019 | 16:47 UK stocks drift lower ahead of key US banking results 15 Oct 2019 | 13:02 FTSE opens up 0.1% as investors eye crucial Brexit, US-China trade talks 15 Oct 2019 | 08:53 Marston's underlying profit to fall; sees flat result in current year 15 Oct 2019 | 07:10 Pubs group Marston's beefs-up board with twin female appointments 29 Jul 2019 | 07:38 Miners lead the FTSE lower 24 Jul 2019 | 12:01 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 24 Jul 2019 | 09:20 UK stocks open 0.4% lower as miners weigh 24 Jul 2019 | 08:59 Marston's ekes out small rise in like-for-like sales; accelerates debt cull 24 Jul 2019 | 07:10 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 18 Jul 2019 | 08:10 Broker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 11 Jun 2019 | 11:40 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 16 May 2019 | 11:50 Marston's swings to profit as sales rise 5% 15 May 2019 | 09:45 Broker Forecast - Peel Hunt issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 12 Apr 2019 | 13:00 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 05 Mar 2019 | 13:30 Marston's grows Christmas sales; to cut debt load by 2023 23 Jan 2019 | 09:38 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on Marston's PLC 29 Nov 2018 | 12:40

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
29 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Tangible Assets
2,408.1
2,360.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
300.3
297.9
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
25.2
10.9
Total Non-Current Assets
2,733.6
2,669.5
Inventory
44.6
40.2
Trade & Receivables
104.9
108.4
Cash & Receivables
41.4
54.6
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
122.3
122.7
Total Assets
3,046.8
2,995.4

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
29 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Short Term Liabilities
446.3
440.4
Long Term Liabilities
1,642.9
1,623.6
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
2,089.2
2,064.0

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
29 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Net Assets
957.6
931.4

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
29 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Share Capital
48.7
48.7
Minority Interests
0.0
0.0
Retained Earnings
147.6
85.0
Share Premium Account
334.0
334.0
Other Equity
427.3
463.7
Total Equity
957.6
931.4

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
29 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Cashflow from Operating Activities
182.4
213.6
Cashflow Before Financing
68.1
-131.0
Increase / Decrease in Cash
-13.2
-131.0

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
29 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2017
Turnover
1,141.3
1,011.3
Cost of Sales
0.0
0.0
Gross Profit
0.0
0.0
Operating Profit
133.4
170.4
Pre-Tax Profit
54.3
100.3
Profit / Loss for the Year
45.0
84.7

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
23 May 2019
02 Jul 2019
H2 Dividend
13 Dec 2018
28 Jan 2019
H1 Dividend
24 May 2018
03 Jul 2018
H2 Dividend
14 Dec 2017
29 Jan 2018
H1 Dividend
25 May 2017
04 Jul 2017
H2 Dividend
15 Dec 2016
30 Jan 2017
H1 Dividend
26 May 2016
05 Jul 2016
H2 Dividend
17 Dec 2015
01 Feb 2016
H1 Dividend
28 May 2015
07 Jul 2015
H2 Dividend
18 Dec 2014
02 Feb 2015
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