Deutsche Bank reiterated their buy rating on shares of McCarthy & Stone (LON:MCS) in a research report report published on Monday morning. Deutsche Bank currently has a GBX 219 ($2.95) price target on the stock.

A number of other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on MCS. Peel Hunt reissued a buy rating and set a GBX 220 ($2.96) target price on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Canaccord Genuity decreased their price objective on McCarthy & Stone from GBX 187 ($2.52) to GBX 185 ($2.49) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, November 15th. decreased their price objective on McCarthy & Stone from GBX 179 ($2.41) to GBX 164 ($2.21) and set a hold rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Numis Securities decreased their price objective on McCarthy & Stone from GBX 179 ($2.41) to GBX 164 ($2.21) and set a hold rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 14th. Finally, Barclays reaffirmed an underweight rating and set a GBX 152 ($2.05) price objective on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a report on Friday, September 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. McCarthy & Stone has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 197.75 ($2.66).

McCarthy & Stone (MCS) opened at GBX 152.30 ($2.05) on Monday. McCarthy & Stone has a 12 month low of GBX 143.90 ($1.94) and a 12 month high of GBX 199.60 ($2.69).

McCarthy & Stone (LON:MCS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 14th. The company reported GBX 13.80 ($0.19) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of GBX 14 ($0.19) by GBX (0.20) ($0.00). The business had revenue of £660.90 million during the quarter. McCarthy & Stone had a return on equity of 15.67% and a net margin of 13.44%.

The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 4th will be paid a GBX 3.60 ($0.05) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.26%. This is a boost from McCarthy & Stone’s previous dividend of $1.80.

In related news, insider John White acquired 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 158 ($2.13) per share, for a total transaction of £158,000 ($212,651.41).

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