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Current Price:  
346.90p
on 25-08-2016 at 17:11:58
Change:   8.90p rise 2.63 %
Buy:   347.30p
Sell:   346.40p
   

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 26 at 345.73p Days Range: 336.20 - 347.64p
Day's Volume: 11,843,157 52wk Range: 285.20 - 542.50p
Last Close: 346.90p Market Capitalisation:* £ 5.64 bn
Open: 337.90p VWAP: 345.66p
ISIN: GB0031274896 Shares in Issue: 1.63 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
Sell26345.73p1501072363371003Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:11:15 - 25/08
Buy1035346.94p1501072363370971Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:09:32 - 25/08
Sell1336.90p1501072363370807Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:05:23 - 25/08
Sell2002344.81p1501072363370711Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:02:00 - 25/08
Buy5397347.03p1501072363370701Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:01:59 - 25/08
Sell27724346.83p1501072363370697Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:01:58 - 25/08
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
25 Aug 2016 (Thu) 337.90 347.64 336.20 346.90 11,843,157
24 Aug 2016 (Wed) 336.90 338.90 335.30 338.00 9,479,135
23 Aug 2016 (Tue) 340.00 340.00 336.70 337.00 7,517,527
22 Aug 2016 (Mon) 337.50 340.40 336.30 336.90 3,919,638
19 Aug 2016 (Fri) 340.10 340.20 335.60 337.60 3,407,483
18 Aug 2016 (Thu) 337.30 342.89 337.10 339.20 6,589,050
17 Aug 2016 (Wed) 337.30 338.50 334.40 336.40 4,221,788
16 Aug 2016 (Tue) 345.60 349.80 337.50 337.50 6,425,609
15 Aug 2016 (Mon) 353.70 355.79 346.80 348.80 6,070,436
12 Aug 2016 (Fri) 342.20 355.70 341.40 354.50 10,317,336
11 Aug 2016 (Thu) 339.70 341.50 335.80 341.50 4,055,727
10 Aug 2016 (Wed) 336.00 339.60 335.48 338.70 4,260,302
9 Aug 2016 (Tue) 331.90 340.24 330.80 338.40 8,382,505
8 Aug 2016 (Mon) 322.30 331.40 320.80 330.40 7,434,395
5 Aug 2016 (Fri) 320.20 322.10 316.00 321.60 6,131,622
4 Aug 2016 (Thu) 320.00 323.00 315.90 316.90 6,383,496
3 Aug 2016 (Wed) 322.30 324.00 317.90 318.90 5,558,690
2 Aug 2016 (Tue) 318.00 321.90 314.22 320.70 6,359,732
1 Aug 2016 (Mon) 322.10 323.60 316.00 319.50 5,211,371
29 Jul 2016 (Fri) 322.40 324.30 318.30 319.30 6,806,814
28 Jul 2016 (Thu) 322.50 324.10 319.51 321.00 6,756,900
27 Jul 2016 (Wed) 321.80 324.00 318.20 321.50 4,897,195
26 Jul 2016 (Tue) 320.90 321.40 318.10 319.70 4,193,362

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