Shares of McCarthy & Stone PLC (LON:MCS) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the seven analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 174.60 ($2.32).

Several research analysts have recently commented on MCS shares. Deutsche Bank restated a “buy” rating on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research note on Friday, April 6th. Barclays restated an “underweight” rating and set a GBX 136 ($1.81) price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research note on Wednesday, March 14th. Peel Hunt dropped their price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone from GBX 185 ($2.46) to GBX 170 ($2.26) and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th. Numis Securities restated a “hold” rating and set a GBX 135 ($1.80) price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Finally, Canaccord Genuity restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 165 ($2.20) price target on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research note on Wednesday, April 11th.

Shares of LON:MCS traded down GBX 1.10 ($0.01) during trading on Monday, hitting GBX 130.50 ($1.74). 1,024,676 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,060,000. McCarthy & Stone has a 1-year low of GBX 130.90 ($1.74) and a 1-year high of GBX 197.60 ($2.63).

McCarthy & Stone (LON:MCS) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April 11th. The company reported GBX 1.70 ($0.02) EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 1.80 ($0.02) by GBX (0.10) ($0.00). McCarthy & Stone had a return on equity of 15.67% and a net margin of 13.44%.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, June 8th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 3rd were paid a dividend of GBX 1.90 ($0.03) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, May 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 1.44%.

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 provides apartments for homeowners aged 60 and over; retirement living plus developments, which are designed for customers aged 70 and over, as well as offers a retirement apartment with management services, domestic assistance, personal care, and additional support; and lifestyle living for customers aged 55 and over.

Analyst Recommendations for McCarthy & Stone (LON:MCS)

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