Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Macfarlane Group LSE:MACF London Ordinary Share GB0005518872 ORD 25P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  +0.00p +0.00% 68.00p 67.50p 68.50p 68.00p 68.00p 68.00p 0 08:00:00
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Support Services 179.8 7.8 4.7 14.6 107.13

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18/9/201715:04Macfarlane Group - The Long Story169
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19/10/2017
09:20
Macfarlane Daily Update: Macfarlane Group is listed in the Support Services sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker MACF. The last closing price for Macfarlane was 68p.
Macfarlane Group has a 4 week average price of 67.50p and a 12 week average price of 58.75p.
The 1 year high share price is 70.50p while the 1 year low share price is currently 52.50p.
There are currently 157,547,618 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 161,525 shares. The market capitalisation of Macfarlane Group is £107,132,380.24.
24/8/2017
07:21
nakedsteve: Beautiful results! Macfarlane represents 25% of my SIPP, it's one lf those 'less attractive' sectors that will just keep ticking over nicely and adding value. By all accounts it is a very well run company with healthy growth plans. Thankfully due to it being under the radar it doesn't suffer from 'pump and dumpers' so share price generally is a good representation of the company's worth. It is nice to see the pension defecit reducing.
28/7/2016
08:49
wins73: Have to say I am uncomfortable with management taking on more debt via acquisitions with an underlying pensions deficit issue. Also with Brexit local UK revenue will be slow and possibly drop. So I've taken my small profit and sold out as there is a chance share price can go either way. These are not odds I'm willing to take on anymore in lieu of the pensions issue which also makes it an unlikely takeover target so I'm out!
25/2/2016
15:00
wet your knot: hvs 25 Feb'16 - 07:14 - 87 of 87 0 0 What more can u ask for ???? How about the share price went up on the back of the results??? ;)
25/3/2015
23:30
richardlusty1: Regarding my previous post, probably should correct myself a little as it is inaccurate given the share price has more than doubled in the last 3 years. What I meant to say was I believe the current share price still undervalues the company and I'm wondering why more people aren't picking up on that.
25/3/2015
18:21
richardlusty1: Any reason why this company share price isn't doing better. Results appear good, future trends are promising and balance sheet is stable. Is it just because it doesn't do something really risky/exciting?
29/8/2013
10:29
hydrus: Fair assessment aleman. Undemanding P/E ratio and obviously a solid company which is well managed hence why I continue to hold a stake here. Hvs - I bought in around 20p when the P/E ratio was around 7 and the dividend paying around 8%. So to me when I say easy money I mean the movement from then to now in share price as this movement was a reflection of how undervalued the company was before. Going forward I would suggest that future share movements upwards will mainly be driven by the company improving sales/profits as the overdue market correction has happened now.
29/8/2013
09:30
hydrus: Sold some today. Nothing wrong with the results but can't see any significant movements in share price in next few months. Sales haven't grown so will be hard to keep eeking up profits. Good company but maybe the easy money has been made here.
09/7/2013
14:38
cs44: Another big trade today might presage the final capitulation of Kite Packaging Group. Their stake, at one time 13%, has been a Damoclean sword hanging over the poor shareholders of macf and their attempts to dictate an agenda to management have now been well and truly rebuffed. Where now? Well, with the strengthening of the board and some real traction in labels market we could see some growth to earnings and a reasonably secure dividend - not a rocket fuelled propulsion to the share price, but maybe some forward momentum.
07/2/2013
12:24
bernie37: Buying shares in a company on the basis that it may be vulnerable to a bid is perhaps not a sound enough reason in itself. However, when other factors come into play, it can certainly be an added attraction. In the case of the fully listed Macfarlane Group – which incidentally, has been around since 1949 – there could well be a solid investment case. This may well fly in the face of current sentiment, the shares sitting at 28.25p But, with a market cap of just £20 million and a solid enough business, any suggestions that Macfarlane is one to avoid may be premature. Turning over some £145 million for its last full year, the designer and manufacturer of labels, packaging solutions and distribution is also profitable and paying out a decent dividend too. Certainly, as with many businesses today, things aren't easy, but Macfarlane has managed to deliver some respectable numbers over the last few years with the 2011 figures showing a pre-tax profit of £3.8 million. Boasting some 20 outlets across the UK, along with two overseas, the company is a decent-sized player that has managed to grow its sales since 2007. Much of its business is focused on producing the sort of packaging you find your latest gadget or white goods secured in, namely corrugated foam or timber-type products. Alongside this, the company also manufactures and supplies self-adhesive and re-sealable labels, backed up by its own storage and warehousing operations. These would appear to make a good fit and despite the current climate, Macfarlane is in a good position for future growth. And that would appear to be borne out by the board, where shares have been bought by directors over the last six months and at higher levels than the current share price. Additionally, CEO Peter Atkinson believes that Macfarlane is expecting further strong sales in the US, along with medium-term ambitions of becoming a £200 million business with £10 million profits. With broker expectations for pre-tax profits of £4.5million this year, the implied EPS figure of 3p puts the shares on forward PER of less than 6. That in itself appears attractive enough, but there is also the expectation of a maintained dividend of 1.5p, which covered close to 2x earnings will yield a thumping 8.5%. Of course, dividends can be cut at any time, but there would appear to be no reason for that here, particularly as the company has recently stated that it is performing in line with its expectations. So, despite having like many others of its ilk the burden of a pension deficit, Macfarlane appears to be weathering the economic storm and could well deliver solid future growth and profits. That brings me back to my opening remarks, as Macfarlane would now appear to be vulnerable to an approach from competitors. Interestingly, KITE packaging, a much smaller competitor, has recently upped its stake here to around 8%, while there are a number of large institutional holders too, including Henderson, Unicorn and Prudential
03/6/2011
20:15
l376233: cs44.do you think macf share price levelled off,we have had some buying today
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