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MER - Mears Share Price

208p -2.0  -1.0%

Last Trade - 17/09/21

Small Cap
Market Cap £230.7m
Enterprise Value £386.6m
Revenue £852.9m
Position in Universe 795th / 1781
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Relative Strength (%)
1m -2.95%
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52w High -8.77%
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
881.1 940.1 900.2 771.9 881.5 805.8 841 818.4 -1.8%
-18.3 +4.0 -7.7 +37.0 -36.2 +9.48
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2021, Mears GroupPLC revenues increased 12% to £443.7M. Net income beforeextraordinary items totaled £4.7M vs. loss of £12.2M.Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company'sproducts and services due to favorable market conditions.Net Income reflects Other administrative expenses decreaseof 4% to £74M (expense), Amortisation of acquisitionintangibles decrease of 33% to £3.8M (expense).
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Profile Summary

Mears Group PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides housing services. The Company's divisions include Maintenance and Management. Maintenance division offers repairs and maintenance of homes in partnership with local authorities and housing associations. Management division offers management of homes and accommodation for key worker/vulnerable groups. The Company works with central government and local government, in the delivery of housing services. In partnership with its housing clients, it maintains, repairs and upgrades the homes of people in communities from remote rural villages to inner-city estates. The Company's subsidiaries include Let to Birmingham Limited, Manchester Working Limited, Mears Estates Limited, Mears Home Improvement Limited, Mears Housing Management Limited, Omega Housing Limited and O&T Developments Limited.

Last Annual December 31st, 2020
Last Interim June 30th, 2021
Incorporated August 1, 1996
Public Since October 4, 1996
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 5,604
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Index FTSE All Share , FTSE All-share - Industrials Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE All-share - Support Services Price Return Gbp End Of Day, FTSE Smallcap , FTSE Smallcap Ex Its ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 110,898,650
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Frequently Asked Questions for Mears
What is the Mears share price?

As of 17/09/21, shares in Mears are trading at 208p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £230.7m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Mears share price performed this year?

Shares in Mears are currently trading at 208p and the price has moved by 82.46% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Mears price has moved by 51.14% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Mears?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Mears, there are there are currently 2 "buy" , 2 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Mears is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Mears next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2022-06-30
What is the Mears dividend yield?

The Mears dividend yield is 1.2% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Mears pay a dividend?

Last year, Mears paid a total dividend of 0.03, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.2%. Looking ahead, shares in Mears are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-10-07 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-10-28.

When does Mears next pay dividends?

Mears are due to go ex-dividend on 2021-10-07 and the next dividend pay date is 2021-10-28. The historic dividend yield on Mears shares is currently 1.2%.

How do I buy Mears shares?

To buy shares in Mears 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 Mears?

Shares in Mears are currently trading at 208p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £230.7m.

Where are Mears shares listed? Where are Mears shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Mears:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: MER
What kind of share is Mears?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Mears is currently classified as a Style Neutral. 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 Mears share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Mears are currently priced at 208p. At that level they are trading at 18.27% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 254.50.

Analysts covering Mears currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.17886 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Mears 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 Mears. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 7.56%. At the current price of 208p, shares in Mears are trading at 14.3% 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 Mears PE Ratio?

The Mears PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 31.71. The shares are currently trading at 208p.

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 Mears?

Mears's management team is headed by:

David Miles - CEO
Andrew Smith - FID
Alan Long - EDR
Ben Westran - SEC
Geraint Davies - NID
Roy Irwin - NVC
Kieran Murphy - NEC
Jim Clarke - NID
Claire Gibbard - NED
Who are the major shareholders of Mears?

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

Primestone Capital LLP Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 12.3% (13.6m shares)
Artemis Investment Management LLP Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 11.3% (12.5m shares)
Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 9.99% (11.1m shares)
Shareholder Value Management AG Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 9.8% (10.9m shares)
Majedie Asset Management Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 8.19% (9.08m shares)
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