Marks and Spencer Group (LON:MKS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The retailer reported GBX 27.80 ($0.37) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 27.80 ($0.37), Digital Look Earnings reports. Marks and Spencer Group had a net margin of 1.65% and a return on equity of 5.62%.
Shares of MKS stock opened at GBX 307.20 ($4.12) on Wednesday. Marks and Spencer Group has a 12 month low of GBX 274.30 ($3.68) and a 12 month high of GBX 397.80 ($5.34).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, July 13th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 11.90 ($0.16) per share. This represents a yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 31st. This is a positive change from Marks and Spencer Group’s previous dividend of $6.80.
About Marks and Spencer Group
Marks and Spencer Group plc operates various retail stores. It offers food products; and womenswear, menswear, kids wear, lingerie, and beauty and home products through its stores and online. The company operates 942 stores, including 253 owned and 383 franchise Simply Food stores; and 343 full-line stores and 41 outlet stores in the United Kingdom.
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