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Current Price:  
547.00p
on 02-07-2015 at 17:08:21
Change:   2.00p rise 0.37 %
Buy:   547.50p
Sell:   546.50p
   

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: Sell 177,981 at 546.99p Days Range: 543.50 - 549.00p
Day's Volume: 3,859,906 52wk Range: 383.90 - 596.50p
Last Close: 547.00p Market Capitalisation:* £ 9.02 bn
Open: 545.00p VWAP: 546.68p
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
Sell177981546.99p1241310593831267Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication17:08:19 - 02/07
Sell20555546.90p1241310593831169Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:51:46 - 02/07
Unknown1197547.00p1241310593831099Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:47:37 - 02/07
Unknown5432547.00p1241310593831086Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:47:24 - 02/07
Unknown5902547.00p1241310593831052Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:45:14 - 02/07
Buy2540547.00p1241310593831004Negotiated Trade -Immediate Publication16:42:33 - 02/07
Time period :  to     Frequency :    
Date Open High Low Close Volume
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
26 Jun 2015 (Fri) 563.50 564.00 556.50 560.50 4,568,391
25 Jun 2015 (Thu) 568.00 570.18 562.50 564.50 5,091,053
24 Jun 2015 (Wed) 565.50 571.50 562.00 569.50 6,575,572
23 Jun 2015 (Tue) 550.50 564.11 550.50 564.00 8,401,362
22 Jun 2015 (Mon) 552.50 554.00 546.00 549.00 5,172,788
19 Jun 2015 (Fri) 546.00 551.00 543.00 543.50 5,533,834
18 Jun 2015 (Thu) 542.00 546.50 541.50 544.00 4,813,383
17 Jun 2015 (Wed) 548.50 548.50 534.50 542.00 5,145,642
16 Jun 2015 (Tue) 550.50 552.50 543.82 547.00 4,480,484
15 Jun 2015 (Mon) 555.50 555.50 549.50 551.00 5,441,946
12 Jun 2015 (Fri) 553.50 559.50 553.50 557.50 6,131,763
11 Jun 2015 (Thu) 552.50 558.50 552.50 555.50 5,343,318
10 Jun 2015 (Wed) 555.00 556.50 551.00 553.50 5,615,575
9 Jun 2015 (Tue) 558.00 558.50 552.00 555.00 2,993,526
8 Jun 2015 (Mon) 560.00 563.00 557.00 557.00 3,493,165
5 Jun 2015 (Fri) 575.00 577.00 559.00 560.00 6,280,306
4 Jun 2015 (Thu) 579.50 585.32 573.00 578.50 3,808,157
3 Jun 2015 (Wed) 576.00 583.50 576.00 581.00 4,399,389
2 Jun 2015 (Tue) 585.00 585.50 573.00 576.00 4,118,206

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