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MACF - Macfarlane Share Price

118.25p 1.3  1.1%

Last Trade - 07/05/21

Basic Materials
Small Cap
Market Cap £184.6m
Enterprise Value £213.9m
Revenue £230.0m
Position in Universe 868th / 1819
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52w High -6.40%
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Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
169.1 179.8 196 217.3 225.2 230 248 260.2 +6.3%
+15.0 +6.6 +13.7 +11.1 +3.6 +5.6 +5.99 +8.82
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2020,Macfarlane Group PLC revenues increased 2% to £230M. Netincome increased 6% to £10.2M. Revenues reflect PackagingDistribution segment increase of 3% to £201.7M, Europesegment increase of 67% to £10.2M, United Kingdom segmentincrease of less than 1% to £219.9M. Net income benefitedfrom Packaging Distribution segment income increase of 13%to £14M.
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Profile Summary

Macfarlane Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which is engaged in designing, manufacturing and distribution of packaging products. The Company's segments include Packaging Distribution, which is engaged in distribution of packaging materials and supply of storage and warehousing services in the United Kingdom, and Manufacturing Operations, which is engaged in designing, manufacturing and supplying of self-adhesive labels to a range of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) customers in the United Kingdom, Europe and the United States. The Company's business operates approximately 18 Regional Distribution Centers (RDCs) supplying customers with a range of packaging materials and services. The Company's Macfarlane Packaging Distribution serves in various sectors, such as Internet retail, third party logistics (3PL) and aerospace. Its Macfarlane Labels serves in various sectors, such as health and beauty, food and household goods.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim December 31st, 2020
Incorporated April 15, 1899
Public Since January 3, 1986
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 910
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Upcoming Events for MACF
Tuesday 11th May, 2021
Macfarlane Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 13th May, 2021
Dividend For MACF.L - 1.8500 GBX
Wednesday 12th May, 2021 Estimate
Macfarlane Group PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Frequently Asked Questions for Macfarlane
What is the Macfarlane share price?

As of 07/05/21, shares in Macfarlane are trading at 118.25p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £184.6m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Macfarlane share price performed this year?

Shares in Macfarlane are currently trading at 118.25p and the price has moved by 42.68% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Macfarlane price has moved by 16.33% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Macfarlane?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Macfarlane, there are there are currently 1 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Macfarlane is Strong Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Macfarlane next release its financial results?

Macfarlane is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-12-31
What is the Macfarlane dividend yield?

The Macfarlane dividend yield is 2.18% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Macfarlane pay a dividend?

Last year, Macfarlane paid a total dividend of 0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.18%. Looking ahead, shares in Macfarlane are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-05-13 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-03.

When does Macfarlane next pay dividends?

Macfarlane are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-05-13 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-06-03. The historic dividend yield on Macfarlane shares is currently 2.18%.

How do I buy Macfarlane shares?

To buy shares in Macfarlane you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of Macfarlane?

Shares in Macfarlane are currently trading at 118.25p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £184.6m.

Where are Macfarlane shares listed? Where are Macfarlane shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Macfarlane:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: MACF
What kind of share is Macfarlane?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Macfarlane is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Macfarlane share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Macfarlane are currently priced at 118.25p. At that level they are trading at 3.85% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 122.98.

Analysts covering Macfarlane currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.068 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Macfarlane share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Macfarlane. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 11.09%. At the current price of 118.25p, shares in Macfarlane are trading at 27.09% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Macfarlane PE Ratio?

The Macfarlane PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 18.24. The shares are currently trading at 118.25p.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Macfarlane?

Macfarlane's management team is headed by:

Peter Atkinson - CEO
Stuart Paterson - NEC
Robert McLellan - NID
James Baird - NID
Andrea Dunstan - NID
Ivor Gray - FID
James Macdonald - SEC
Who are the major shareholders of Macfarlane?

Here are the top five shareholders of Macfarlane based on the size of their shareholding:

Discretionary Unit Fund Managers Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 10.93% (17.3m shares)
Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 10.77% (17.0m shares)
Marlborough Multi Cap Income Retail Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 7.11% (11.2m shares)
Otus Capital Management Limited Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 6.28% (9.92m shares)
Almadon Ltd Corporation
Percentage owned: 5.76% (9.09m shares)
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