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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
MAKSF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. MAKSF: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MAKSF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.41
MAKSF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MAKSF: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MAKSF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.41
0.17
0.62
Interest Coverage 5.77
MAKSF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. MAKSF: 5.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MAKSF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.95  Med: 5.98 Max: 10.15
Current: 5.77
4.95
10.15
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.18
M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
6.29%
9.72%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.53
MAKSF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. MAKSF: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MAKSF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 8.76 Max: 13.43
Current: 5.53
5.53
13.43
Net-margin (%) 3.85
MAKSF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. MAKSF: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MAKSF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 5.95 Max: 9.11
Current: 3.85
3.85
9.11
ROE (%) 12.57
MAKSF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. MAKSF: 12.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MAKSF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.57  Med: 25.22 Max: 49.51
Current: 12.57
12.57
49.51
ROA (%) 4.91
MAKSF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. MAKSF: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MAKSF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.91  Med: 7.87 Max: 13.1
Current: 4.91
4.91
13.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.81
MAKSF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. MAKSF: 11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MAKSF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.81  Med: 17.83 Max: 28.38
Current: 11.81
11.81
28.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.10
MAKSF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MAKSF: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAKSF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 3.4 Max: 13
Current: 1.1
-6.7
13
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.30
MAKSF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MAKSF: -5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAKSF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.1  Med: 1 Max: 28.7
Current: -5.3
-19.1
28.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
MAKSF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MAKSF: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MAKSF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.5  Med: -0.1 Max: 47.7
Current: -5.7
-30.5
47.7
» MAKSF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-05-25)


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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Department Stores
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Traded in other countries:MA6.Germany, MKSN.Mexico, MKS.UK,
Marks & Spencer Group PLC is a multi-channel retail company. The Company has 480 stores across the UK and operates in 59 territories across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Marks & Spencer Group PLC was incorporated on March 19, 2002. The Company is a multi-channel retail company. The Company has more than 450 stores across the UK and operates in around 50 territories across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The Company's operating segments are UK and International. The UK segment consists of the UK retail business and UK franchise operations. The International segment consists of the Company owned businesses in the Republic of Ireland, Europe and Asia, together with international franchise operations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.69
MAKSF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. MAKSF: 13.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MAKSF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 12.14 Max: 23.6
Current: 13.69
4.19
23.6
Forward P/E 11.12
MAKSF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. MAKSF: 11.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.26
MAKSF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.36 vs. MAKSF: 14.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MAKSF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.19  Med: 12.14 Max: 23.68
Current: 14.26
4.19
23.68
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.48
MAKSF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.74 vs. MAKSF: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MAKSF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.36  Med: 10.94 Max: 21.28
Current: 9.48
5.36
21.28
P/B 1.61
MAKSF's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. MAKSF: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MAKSF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 2.66 Max: 10.18
Current: 1.61
1.54
10.18
P/S 0.54
MAKSF's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. MAKSF: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MAKSF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.58
Current: 0.54
0.38
1.58
PFCF 11.41
MAKSF's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. MAKSF: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MAKSF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.14  Med: 14.23 Max: 29.41
Current: 11.41
8.14
29.41
POCF 4.93
MAKSF's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. MAKSF: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MAKSF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.44  Med: 5.9 Max: 12.95
Current: 4.93
3.44
12.95
EV-to-EBIT 10.36
MAKSF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. MAKSF: 10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MAKSF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 10.4 Max: 16.5
Current: 10.36
4.7
16.5
EV-to-EBITDA 6.03
MAKSF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
83% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. MAKSF: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MAKSF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 6.6 Max: 12.2
Current: 6.03
3.8
12.2
Shiller P/E 9.06
MAKSF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.21 vs. MAKSF: 9.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MAKSF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.16  Med: 12.52 Max: 32.35
Current: 9.06
8.16
32.35
Current Ratio 0.69
MAKSF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MAKSF: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MAKSF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.29
Current: 0.69
0.52
2.29
Quick Ratio 0.31
MAKSF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. MAKSF: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MAKSF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.39 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.31
0.21
2.01
Days Inventory 45.71
MAKSF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 89.52 vs. MAKSF: 45.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MAKSF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.05  Med: 34.16 Max: 45.71
Current: 45.71
27.05
45.71
Days Sales Outstanding 4.00
MAKSF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. MAKSF: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MAKSF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 3.41 Max: 4.49
Current: 4
1.35
4.49
Days Payable 52.67
MAKSF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 52.13 vs. MAKSF: 52.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MAKSF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.58  Med: 49.56 Max: 56.99
Current: 52.67
14.58
56.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.87
MAKSF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. MAKSF: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MAKSF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 4.26 Max: 9.95
Current: 5.87
1.68
9.95
Dividend Payout 0.74
MAKSF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
76% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. MAKSF: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MAKSF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.74
0.27
1.32
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.50
MAKSF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
55% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MAKSF: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MAKSF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.7  Med: 3.5 Max: 22.3
Current: 3.5
-19.7
22.3
Forward Dividend Yield 5.87
MAKSF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
91% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. MAKSF: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.58
MAKSF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. MAKSF: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MAKSF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.05 Max: 9.46
Current: 5.58
1.6
9.46
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.00
MAKSF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. MAKSF: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MAKSF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.3  Med: 0 Max: 12.7
Current: -1
-3.3
12.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
MAKSF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MAKSF: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MAKSF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 3.39 Max: 10.86
Current: 2.1
1.21
10.86
Price/Projected FCF 0.82
MAKSF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MAKSF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MAKSF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.13 Max: 42.78
Current: 0.82
0
42.78
Price/Median PS Value 0.82
MAKSF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. MAKSF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MAKSF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.05
Current: 0.82
0
2.05
Price/Graham Number 1.15
MAKSF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
63% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. MAKSF: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MAKSF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.44 Max: 6.77
Current: 1.15
0.7
6.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.67
MAKSF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MAKSF: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MAKSF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 9.6 Max: 21.2
Current: 9.67
6.1
21.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.82
MAKSF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Department Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. MAKSF: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MAKSF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 11.8 Max: 30.5
Current: 6.82
1.3
30.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,577
EPS (TTM) $ 0.36
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $3.65 - 7.33
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,624.71

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 14,804 15,047 15,312 15,573
EPS ($) 0.49 0.43 0.44 0.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.49 0.43 0.44 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.27 0.29 0.27 0.28
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