McCarthy & Stone (LON:MCS)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by research analysts at Peel Hunt in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
Several other research firms have also recently weighed in on MCS. Berenberg Bank restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 120 ($1.57) price objective on shares of McCarthy & Stone in a research report on Tuesday, August 13th. Jefferies Financial Group upgraded shares of McCarthy & Stone to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 25th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 141.38 ($1.85).
MCS opened at GBX 135.50 ($1.77) on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 6.43, a quick ratio of 0.31 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 11.74. The stock has a market capitalization of $728.08 million and a PE ratio of 17.83. McCarthy & Stone has a 1-year low of GBX 108.40 ($1.42) and a 1-year high of GBX 145.60 ($1.90). The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 138.52 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 132.28.
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 provide apartments for customers aged 60 and over; retirement living plus developments, which are designed for customers aged 70 and over, as well as offers retirement properties with management services, domestic assistance, personal care, and additional support; and lifestyle living developments for customers aged 55 and over.
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