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Current Price:  
505.50p
on 02-09-2015 at 17:20:16
Change:   (no change) 0.00 %
Buy:   506.50p
Sell:   504.50p
   

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: Buy 9,600 at 506.65p Days Range: 498.40 - 511.00p
Day's Volume: 4,517,226 52wk Range: 383.90 - 596.50p
Last Close: 505.50p Market Capitalisation:* £ 8.31 bn
Open: 506.00p VWAP: 504.74p
ISIN: GB0031274896 Shares in Issue: 1.64 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
Buy9600506.65p1279656061848813Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:07:03 - 02/09
Sell5500502.74p1279656061848744Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:49:11 - 02/09
Sell38875505.14p1279656061848681OT16:43:03 - 02/09
Unknown4420505.50p1279656061848596Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:36:28 - 02/09
Unknown463505.50p1279656061848565Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:36:27 - 02/09
Unknown2205505.50p1279656061848450Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:35:59 - 02/09
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
2 Sep 2015 (Wed) 506.00 511.00 498.40 505.50 4,517,226
1 Sep 2015 (Tue) 514.00 517.50 502.00 505.50 4,420,331
31 Aug 2015 (Mon) 523.00 524.50 511.00 521.50 4,059,452
28 Aug 2015 (Fri) 523.00 524.50 511.00 521.50 4,059,452
27 Aug 2015 (Thu) 511.50 524.50 507.00 523.50 6,818,720
26 Aug 2015 (Wed) 495.90 508.00 489.80 500.50 6,426,119
25 Aug 2015 (Tue) 498.10 504.00 493.50 502.00 8,112,372
24 Aug 2015 (Mon) 498.00 503.00 482.10 492.60 8,157,815
21 Aug 2015 (Fri) 512.00 518.00 511.00 511.50 4,796,633
20 Aug 2015 (Thu) 519.00 525.50 518.00 519.00 3,063,211
19 Aug 2015 (Wed) 532.00 532.00 522.50 523.50 3,780,507
18 Aug 2015 (Tue) 534.00 536.00 532.00 533.00 3,191,907
17 Aug 2015 (Mon) 535.50 537.50 529.50 534.00 3,480,234
14 Aug 2015 (Fri) 539.50 540.00 532.00 532.50 2,714,334
13 Aug 2015 (Thu) 537.00 542.50 534.68 538.00 3,138,947
12 Aug 2015 (Wed) 543.00 543.00 527.50 531.00 4,793,928
11 Aug 2015 (Tue) 549.50 552.00 544.50 546.50 3,522,153
10 Aug 2015 (Mon) 550.00 554.50 544.00 550.00 3,566,573
7 Aug 2015 (Fri) 550.00 550.50 541.82 546.00 3,338,231
6 Aug 2015 (Thu) 550.50 551.50 542.68 550.50 2,799,012
5 Aug 2015 (Wed) 545.00 552.00 543.50 549.50 3,926,696
4 Aug 2015 (Tue) 544.00 545.68 540.00 544.00 2,652,530
3 Aug 2015 (Mon) 541.00 544.50 538.68 544.00 3,066,280

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