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MTC - Mothercare Share Price

9.02p 0.7  8.9%

Last Trade - 01/06/20

Consumer Cyclicals
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Market Cap £28.3m
Enterprise Value £162.2m
Revenue £452.9m
Position in Universe 1271st / 1825
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the 28 weeks ended 12 October 2019, Mothercare plc revenues decreased 13% to £234.1M. Net loss before extraordinary items increased 4% to £21.3M. Revenues reflect UK segment decrease of 33% to £131.8M, Comparable Store Sales (Growth- %), Inte decrease of 68% to -5.7%, Retail Sales-International decrease of 4% to £102.3M, Online Sales decrease of 13% to £68.9M. Higher net loss reflects Global segment income decrease of 12% to £12.8M.
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Profile Summary

Mothercare plc is a retailer for parents and young children. The principal activity of the Company is to operate as a specialist omni-channel retailer, franchisor and wholesaler of products for mothers-to-be, babies and children under the Mothercare and Early Learning Centre brands. The Company's operating segments include the UK business and the International business. The UK business segment includes the United Kingdom store and wholesale operations, catalogue and Web sales. The International business segment includes the Company's franchise and wholesale revenues outside the United Kingdom. Its clothing and footwear product includes ranges for babies, children and maternity wear; home and travel includes pushchairs, car seats, furniture, bedding, feeding and bathing equipment, and toys are mainly for babies. It operates in the United Kingdom through its stores and direct business, and across the world in over 60 countries through its international network.

Last Annual March 30th, 2019
Last Interim October 12th, 2019
Incorporated September 26, 1985
Public Since January 8, 1986
No. of Shareholders: 19,164
No. of Employees: 2,189
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Textiles & Apparel
Index FTSE Fledgling ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Shares in Issue 341,743,770
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Frequently Asked Questions for Mothercare
What is the Mothercare share price?

As of 01/06/20, shares in Mothercare are trading at 9.02p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £28.3m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Mothercare share price performed this year?

Shares in Mothercare are currently trading at 9.02p and the price has moved by -62.7% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Mothercare price has moved by -57.42% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Mothercare?

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

When will Mothercare next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2020-10-12
What is the Mothercare dividend yield?

Mothercare does not currently pay a dividend.

Does Mothercare pay a dividend?

Mothercare does not currently pay a dividend.

When does Mothercare next pay dividends?

Mothercare does not currently pay a dividend.

How do I buy Mothercare shares?

To buy shares in Mothercare 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 Mothercare?

Shares in Mothercare are currently trading at 9.02p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £28.3m.

Where are Mothercare shares listed? Where are Mothercare shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Mothercare:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: MTC
What kind of share is Mothercare?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Mothercare 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 Mothercare share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Mothercare are currently priced at 9.02p. At that level they are trading at 0.178% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 9.04.

Analysts covering Mothercare currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of -0.03 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Mothercare 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 Mothercare. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -25.65%. At the current price of 9.02p, shares in Mothercare are trading at -31.61% 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 Mothercare PE Ratio?

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Who are the key directors of Mothercare?

Mothercare's management team is headed by:

Mark Newton-Jones - CEO
Clive Whiley - CHM
Glyn Hughes - CFO
David Wood - MDR
Kevin Rusling - OTH
Kirsty Homer - DHR
Gillian Kent - NID
Who are the major shareholders of Mothercare?

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

Griffiths (Richard Ian) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 20.74% (77.6m shares)
M & G Investment Management Ltd. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 19.04% (71.2m shares)
M&G Recovery Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 18.58% (69.5m shares)
Lombard Odier Asset Management (Europe) Ltd Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 11.92% (44.6m shares)
D C Thomson & Co., Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 7.26% (27.2m shares)
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