Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Mccarthy & Stone Plc LSE:MCS London Ordinary Share GB00BYNVD082 ORD 8P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  0.70 1.0% 70.90 680,165 16:35:16
Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price
70.50 70.90 71.00 69.70 69.70
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Household Goods & Home Construction 725.00 43.40 6.50 10.9 381
Last Trade Time Trade Type Trade Size Trade Price Currency
16:58:21 O 2,832 70.143 GBX

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Mccarthy & Stone Daily Update: Mccarthy & Stone Plc is listed in the Household Goods & Home Construction sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker MCS. The last closing price for Mccarthy & Stone was 70.20p.
Mccarthy & Stone Plc has a 4 week average price of 67.80p and a 12 week average price of 64p.
The 1 year high share price is 160.20p while the 1 year low share price is currently 36.54p.
There are currently 537,699,064 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 779,810 shares. The market capitalisation of Mccarthy & Stone Plc is £381,228,636.38.
brwo349: Responded early to Covid-19 with absolute focus on our customers and our people resulting in Covid-19 infection rates being 27% lower than the over 65's UK population and four times lower than the over 85's o Currently only one confirmed case on our developments This mornings results confirm the tangible net asset value is 65% higher than the 75p share price
brwo349: This update confirms MCS homes are the safest place for the elderly. The share price has a lot of catching up to do compared with the housebuilding sector in general.
paleje: The Times had a decent piece on them this morning:- McCarthy & Stone was finally finding its way through its own crisis when coronavirus hit. In fact, after steering clear for much of last year, this column recommended buying the housebuilder’s shares in February, when the price was 149½p. They were up ½p, or 0.5 per cent, at 72½p yesterday. McCarthy & Stone is Britain’s biggest builder of retirement homes, with a share of the market of about 70 per cent. It built just over 2,300 properties last year, the average selling price for which was £308,000. The company has reinvented itself after a profits warning last year, calling a halt to an overambitious expansion drive to concentrate on sustaining margins. Crucially, its new approach is built on flexibility: customers can either rent or buy. This cushions the group from much of the vagaries of the housing market in normal times, including by making it a property manager as well as a builder. Now it has closed sites and sales offices, furloughed staff and cancelled the dividend. Government support for wages and the lack of building mean that monthly costs are low, but Peel Hunt thinks it will need its banks to waive covenant restrictions on its debts if the lockdown continues past May or June. If it persists for several months after that, it might also need to turn to shareholders for cash, the broker thinks. Given that Persimmon, Vistry and Taylor Wimpey are resuming works or are preparing to do so, it would be unsurprising if McCarthy & Stone was to follow suit in the coming weeks. The company has an attractive business model, which Covid-19 does not jeopardise. The shares, down 51 per cent this year, are also cheap. The dividend has been cancelled so there is no yield, but the shares trade for only 7.8 times Peel Hunt’s forecast earnings. While obviously a possibility, the prospect of a cash-call does look fairly remote. It’s quite risky, but the share price is an opportunity.
brwo349: At 73p this looks way cheaper than other housebuilders. Its valued at only 50% of the pre-covid share price whereas the other builders have risen much more and are valued at 60%-80% of pre-covid price.
master rsi: 108p +1.80p There is volume as the share price slowly has been moving higher, but today is having a spike as it broke 107.50p the last resistance as Intraday high during the last 10 days The charts at ADVFN are not working properly, especially on the volume side, other places show as 4.2M
hugepants: Yield is 5% now and discount to the tangible NAV forecast today is 15%. Not sure if that makes it worth buying. The share price graph here looks the same as the other housebuilders. If you turned it upside down.
7kiwi: Expect a bloodbath in the share price. Operating profit forecast of £65-80m. And £30m of that is FRI sales. So, underlying once the Ground Rent laws come in is £35-50m. ANd they are going to end up with net debt at the year end - when they should have max cash in the bank. Fenton gone too, and no replacement - so he was pushed.
speedsgh: MCS share price is going nowhere until the uncertainty re their exemption or otherwise from the proposed changes to ground rents is removed. I am expecting 'otherwise'. The market wants clarity. Continued "subdued conditions within the secondary market" doesn't help either. Not really much positive for the market to feed off in today's statement. Aimho.
speedsgh: Some concerted buying by the board amounting to just over £91k, although not convinced it is enough to be seen as sending a major signal. But perhaps it is an indication that the board feel that the share price has now fallen far enough & is good value as a long term buy? Director/PDMR Shareholding - HTTPS:// Recent share price action would suggest that markets believe that the company's hope that they might be exempt from the proposed changes to ground rents for the retirement housebuilding sector is a forlorn one. Rowan Baker (CFO) bought 7,341 @ 135.2p = £9,925 Jacqueline Fenton (wife of CEO) bought 30,000 @ 135.2p = £40,560 Gary Day (Land & Planning Director) bought 20,000 @ 135.2p = £27,040 Lisa Tonkiss (spouse of COO) bought 10,000 @ 135.2p = £13,520
jopper74: Really disappointing share this one.......good steady growth company so don't understand why its share price is below the 220 mark
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