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Macfarlane Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company engaged in designing, manufacturing, and distributing protective packaging products to business users. The Company operates through two segments: Packaging Distribution and Manufacturing Operations. Its Packaging Distribution segment is engaged in the distribution of packaging materials and supply of storage and warehousing services in the United Kingdom, Ireland and Europe. Its Manufacturing Operations segment is engaged in the design, manufacture and assembly of timber, corrugated and foam-based packaging materials in the United Kingdom. The Company offers its protective packaging products across a range of sectors, including e-commerce retail, logistics, medical, automotive, aerospace, electronics, high street retail, household essentials, food and hospitality. The Company supplies its products to customers principally in the United Kingdom and Europe.
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Half Year 2022 Macfarlane Group PLC Earnings Release
As of Today at 19:14 UTC, shares in Macfarlane are trading at 116.50p. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Macfarlane last closed at 116.50p and the price had moved by +4.95% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Macfarlane share price has outperformed the FTSE All Share Index by +4.87% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Macfarlane is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Macfarlane dividend yield is 2.75% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Macfarlane paid a total dividend of £0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 2.75%. We do not have any data on when Macfarlane is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Macfarlane is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Macfarlane shares is currently 2.75%.
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As of the previous close price of 116.50p, shares in Macfarlane had a market capitalisation of £184.46m.
Here are the trading details for Macfarlane:
- Country of listing: United Kingdom
- Exchange: LSE
- Ticker Symbol: MACF
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.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Macfarlane is 87.00p. That is 25.32% below the last closing price of 116.50p.
Analysts covering Macfarlane currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of £0.11 for the next financial year.
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, its share price has underperformed the FTSE All Share Index by -7.74%.
As of the last closing price of 116.50p, shares in Macfarlane were trading -8.51% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Macfarlane PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 10.12. The shares last closed at 116.50p.
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.
Macfarlane's management team is headed by:
- Stuart Paterson - NEC
- Peter Atkinson - CEO
- Ivor Gray - FID
- James Macdonald - SEC
- Aleen Gulvanessian - NED
- James Baird - NID
- Robert McLellan - NID