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Current Price:  
523.00p
on 28-07-2015 at 17:19:55
Change:   4.50p rise 0.87 %
Buy:   525.00p
Sell:   523.00p
   

Marks and Spencer has long been a British institution. Since its creation in 1894, Marks and Spencer has been a high street staple with almost 600 shops in the UK and 240 in more than 30 countries around the world. Marks and Spencer is also the largest clothing retailer in Britain and many of its domestic stores also have a food range made famous by a nationwide TV advert campaign. More recently though, Marks and Spencer has branched out into homewares, furniture and technology.

Some of Marks and Spencers' peak years were in the mid-nineties as its profits soared and it became the first shop to reach a pre-tax profit of over 1 billion pounds. However, in hindsight its then owner may have been pushing too hard for profit margins and in the early 2000s, the company took a nosedive with a 2.8m net profit in March 2001. In March 2008, the net profit had increased to 821m. This massive growth is in part due to the recruitment of younger designers to make the shop more appealing to a younger market. Also, the food side was expanded and has gained a reputation as producing high-quality food. On February 28 2008 the Company acquired 50% of the Marks and Spencer Marinopoulos B.V. On March 20 2008 the Company acquired 51% of the COMS a.s.

Despite a new found popularity, share prices have taken a plunge during mid 2008 due to conservative shopping during the credit crunch. Current revenue stands at 9.06 billion pounds and net income stands at 651.70 million.

Marks & Spencer Group (MKS, MKS.L, LON:MKS) Price Details (LSE MAIN Listed Equity)
Last Trade: Sell 7,200 at 522.82p Days Range: 519.00 - 527.50p
Day's Volume: 3,753,604 52wk Range: 383.90 - 596.50p
Last Close: 523.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 8.61 bn
Open: 520.50p VWAP: 523.17p
ISIN: GB0031274896 Shares in Issue: 1.65 bn
Sector:  General Retailers    Listed in:  UK All SharesEuropean first 300UK 100UK 350

Marks & Spencer Sees Growing Clothing Sales

News - Thursday, April 16, 2015

For the first time in four years, UK high street retailer Marks and Spencer has seen clothing sales increase for the first time in four years. The company has seen its like-for-like sales for general merchandise climb by 0.7 percent over the 12 weeks leading up to the 28th March.

ECB Stimulus Boosts Markets

News - Friday, January 23, 2015

The FTSE 100 made gains for the sixth day in a row after the European Central Bank unveiled stimulus plans that would contribute one trillion euros to the economy.

Buy/SellVolumePriceTrade CodeTrade TypeTrade Time
Sell7200522.82p1257390951393351Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:53:32 - 28/07
Sell62301523.08p1257390951393214Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:39:01 - 28/07
Sell50768523.04p1257390951393210Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:38:59 - 28/07
Buy1427524.01p1257390951393199Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:38:54 - 28/07
Sell1016523.00p1257390951393011Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:36:20 - 28/07
Sell3819523.00p1257390951392989Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:36:20 - 28/07
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
28 Jul 2015 (Tue) 520.50 527.50 519.00 523.00 3,753,604
27 Jul 2015 (Mon) 522.00 526.00 517.50 518.50 2,858,774
24 Jul 2015 (Fri) 526.50 535.00 523.00 525.00 3,362,806
23 Jul 2015 (Thu) 540.00 540.00 527.00 527.00 2,956,421
22 Jul 2015 (Wed) 528.00 536.00 525.50 535.00 5,793,351
21 Jul 2015 (Tue) 535.00 535.99 528.00 531.50 4,383,149
20 Jul 2015 (Mon) 538.00 540.50 532.50 534.00 5,000,719
17 Jul 2015 (Fri) 546.00 546.00 538.00 539.50 3,774,701
16 Jul 2015 (Thu) 549.00 549.78 542.50 546.00 4,209,303
15 Jul 2015 (Wed) 546.00 547.50 541.50 547.00 2,045,038
14 Jul 2015 (Tue) 549.50 549.50 539.00 544.50 3,766,021
13 Jul 2015 (Mon) 546.50 549.50 541.50 547.50 5,840,410
10 Jul 2015 (Fri) 525.00 539.50 524.00 538.00 6,450,053
9 Jul 2015 (Thu) 523.50 525.00 519.00 520.50 7,008,439
8 Jul 2015 (Wed) 535.00 538.50 518.00 521.50 7,467,734
7 Jul 2015 (Tue) 557.00 557.88 534.50 535.00 8,027,163
6 Jul 2015 (Mon) 535.00 550.50 531.02 547.00 6,351,761
3 Jul 2015 (Fri) 546.50 547.50 536.50 538.50 2,749,354
2 Jul 2015 (Thu) 545.00 549.00 543.50 547.00 3,859,906
1 Jul 2015 (Wed) 541.50 547.50 540.37 545.00 4,893,056
30 Jun 2015 (Tue) 548.50 549.00 536.00 536.00 6,688,028
29 Jun 2015 (Mon) 549.00 559.50 545.50 551.00 4,149,431

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