Metro Company Profile (TSE:MRU)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Metro (TSE:MRU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s), 5 Hold Rating(s), 4 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.30)
Consensus Price Target: C$44.65

Analysts' Ratings History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
4/21/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$42.00 -> C$44.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$43.00 -> C$44.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$44.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$51.00 -> C$52.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/21/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$45.00 -> C$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/13/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$44.00 -> C$48.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/6/2016DesjardinsDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/27/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$42.50 -> C$46.50View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/21/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightC$40.00 -> C$41.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/21/2015Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$33.00 -> C$34.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/22/2015CSFBBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$26.67 -> C$29.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/10/2016        
8/12/2015Q3$0.61$0.49ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2014$1.03$0.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/17/2014$1.03$1.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/13/2013Q4$1.23$1.13ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Metro (TSE:MRU)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.49$0.51$0.50
Q2 20164$0.70$0.73$0.72
Q3 20164$0.59$0.75$0.70
Q4 20164$0.57$0.60$0.58
Q1 20173$0.54$0.61$0.58
Q2 20173$0.55$0.78$0.69
Q3 20173$0.65$0.75$0.70
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/19/2015QuarterlyC$0.121.31%5/19/20156/12/20156/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2015QuarterlyC$0.120.46%2/13/20153/16/20153/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.54%11/5/201411/26/201411/26/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/28/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.69%8/28/20149/19/20149/19/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/13/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.81%5/13/20146/6/20146/6/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.88%2/13/20143/14/20143/14/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
9/23/2013quarterlyC$0.2511/9/201311/27/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2013quarterlyC$0.252/19/20133/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
2/22/2016Christian Bourbonni�ReInsiderSell400C$42.30C$16,920.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/9/2016Fran�Ois ThibaultInsiderSell9,300C$41.00C$381,300.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/8/2016Serge BoulangerInsiderSell5,019C$40.53C$203,437.64Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/5/2016Fran�Ois ThibaultInsiderSell1,500C$41.01C$61,515.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/3/2016Simon RivetInsiderSell500C$41.21C$20,605.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/2/2016La Fl�Che Eric RicherDirectorSell200C$41.02C$8,204.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/29/2016Yves V�ZinaInsiderSell2,040C$41.55C$84,762.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/9/2015La Fl�Che Eric RicherDirectorSell13,200C$38.54C$508,728.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/7/2015La Fl�Che Eric RicherDirectorSell80,200C$39.00C$3,127,800.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/1/2015Christian Bourbonni�ReInsiderSell9,900C$38.80C$384,120.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/27/2015Christian Bourbonni�ReInsiderSell35,100C$38.65C$1,356,453.54Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/20/2015Simon RivetInsiderSell2,000C$38.50C$77,008.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/2/2015Fran�Ois ThibaultInsiderBuy1,000C$34.04C$34,040.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/29/2015Metro Inc.InsiderBuy570,000C$33.32C$18,994,110.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/24/2015Christian BourbonnièreInsiderSell2,100C$35.63C$74,823.00Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/24/2014Serge FerlandDirectorSell12,732C$87.77C$1,117,427.80Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Metro (TSE:MRU)
DateHeadline
07/25/16 09:46 AMCoverage Initiated on Services Stocks Metro, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Hudson's Bay, and Dollarama
07/21/16 05:35 PMCanWel, Quebecor at 52-week Highs - Baystreet.ca
07/21/16 05:35 PMIt Seems Metro, Inc. Will Go Down. Have Another Big Decline - Consumer Eagle
07/14/16 05:31 PMAre Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) After Last Week? - Consumer Eagle
07/13/16 05:39 PMSNC Hits 52-week Highs on Hires - Baystreet.ca
07/13/16 05:39 PMIs Metro, Inc.'s Fuel For Real? The Stock Just Increased Again - Press Telegraph
07/08/16 05:22 PMS&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices - MarketWatch
07/08/16 08:11 AMTower Hill, Exeter at 52-Week Highs - Baystreet.ca
07/08/16 08:11 AMWere Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week? - Press Telegraph
07/04/16 10:56 AMMetro Inc. to Release 2016 Third Quarter Results - [PR Newswire] - MONTREAL, July 4, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Metro Inc. will be releasing its financial results for the third quarter of 2016 on August 12, 2016. This release will be followed by a conference call at 9:00 a.m. EDT. Mr. Eric R. La Flèche, President & CEO and Mr. François Thibault, Executive Vice President & CFO will hold the conference call intended for investors and financial analysts to review the financial results.
07/01/16 05:18 PMProposed rules for egg industry call for phasing out small hen cages by 2031
06/30/16 05:38 PMProposal calls for egg industry to phase out hen cages by 2031 - CTV News
06/30/16 08:10 AMWill Metro, Inc. Short Squeeze Soon? - Engelwood Daily
06/29/16 08:05 AMIt Seems Metro, Inc. Will Go Up. Just Reaches 52-Week High - Press Telegraph
06/27/16 05:10 PMCould Metro, Inc. Lose Strenght? The Stock Increases A Lot Today - Press Telegraph
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06/10/16 10:49 AMMetro Launches Local Purchasing Program in Ontario - [at noodls] - Toronto, June 10, 2016 Metro is proud to announce today that it is launching its local purchasing program in Ontario. This initiative is part of Metro's overall corporate responsibility approach. This ...
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05/23/16 04:22 PMETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : May 23, 2016 -
05/20/16 12:00 PMInvestors: Metro, Inc. Shows Positive Results and Strong Growth - The Motley Fool Canada - Investors: Metro, Inc. Shows Positive Results and Strong GrowthThe Motley Fool CanadaMetro, Inc. (TSX:MRU) is the third-largest grocer in the country with over 600 stores across both Quebec and Ontario and with a variety of well-known brands, including Food Basics, among others. Competition between grocers has been heating up recently, ...
05/16/16 08:09 AMMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : May 16, 2016 -
05/09/16 02:40 PMETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : May 9, 2016 -
05/09/16 03:49 AMGerman cartel office fines retailers for foodstuffs price-fixing - [Reuters - UK Focus] - The German cartel office on Monday fined several retailers including Metro a total of 90.5 million euros for price-fixing in beer, sweets and coffee. The cartel office said it fined German retailers Edeka, ...
05/07/16 05:47 AMWere Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week? - B.O.D.Y Confidential - Were Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week?B.O.D.Y ConfidentialOut of 9 analysts covering Metro Inc. (TSE:MRU), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 44% are positive. Metro Inc. has been the topic of 20 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of ...
05/05/16 08:15 AMMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : May 5, 2016 -
04/26/16 11:54 AMETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : April 26, 2016 -
04/25/16 09:42 AMMetro, Inc. :MRU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers -
04/22/16 06:35 AMGrocer Metro reports second-quarter profit and sales up from year ago - MONTREAL — Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU) said Wednesday its second-quarter profit was up more than 10 per cent compared with a year ago. The grocery store chain said it earned $124.9 million or 51 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 12 compared ...
04/21/16 07:24 AMMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : April 21, 2016 -
04/21/16 06:31 AMGrocery chain Metro expects food inflation pressures to ease in future - Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU) said its aggregate food basket inflation was three per cent, up from 2.8 per cent over the previous quarter. "Inflation pressure — it makes it a challenge to offer customers great value," said president and CEO Eric La Fleche in a ...
04/21/16 06:31 AMMetro expects food inflation to ease - Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU) said its aggregate food basket inflation was three per cent, up from 2.8 per cent over the previous quarter. "Inflation pressure — it makes it a challenge to offer customers great value," said president and CEO Eric La Fleche in a ...
04/21/16 06:31 AMMetro reports second-quarter profit up - MONTREAL – Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU) said Wednesday its second-quarter profit was up more than 10 per cent compared with a year ago. The grocery store chain said it earned $124.9 million or 51 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 12 compared ...
04/21/16 12:12 AMEdited Transcript of MRU.TO earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-16 2:00pm GMT -
04/20/16 07:06 AMGrover Metro reports second-quarter profit and sales up from year ago - MONTREAL – Metro Inc. (TSX:MRU) said Wednesday its second-quarter profit was up more than 10 per cent compared with a year ago. The grocery store chain said it earned $124.9 million or 51 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended March 12 compared ...
04/20/16 06:07 AMQ2 2016 Metro Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
04/20/16 06:00 AMMetro reports 2016 second-quarter results - [at noodls] - Metro reports 2016 second-quarter results
04/19/16 06:00 AM/R E P E A T -- Metro Inc. to Release 2016 Second Quarter Results/ -
04/13/16 11:54 AMWhat's Propelling Metro, Inc. to Increase So Much? - Business Standard Tribune - What's Propelling Metro, Inc. to Increase So Much?Business Standard TribuneThe stock of Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) is a huge mover today! The stock is up 0.69% or $0.29 after the news, hitting $42.49 per share. About 74,452 shares traded hands. Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) has risen 21.79% since September 3, 2015 and is uptrending.
04/13/16 11:54 AMRaymond James Raises Metro, Inc. (MRU) Price Target to C$48.00 - Washington News Wire - Raymond James Raises Metro, Inc. (MRU) Price Target to C$48.00Washington News WireMetro logo Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) had its price target lifted by equities researchers at Raymond James from C$44.00 to C$48.00 in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage currently has an ...and more »
04/12/16 09:52 AMIs the Loonie Set to Fall Yet Again? - The Motley Fool Canada - Is the Loonie Set to Fall Yet Again?The Motley Fool CanadaThere are even fears that food retailers such as Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L), Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A), and Metro, Inc. (TSX:MRU) could get hurt. At the minimum, the falling loonie has impacted everyday consumers buying any item that ...and more »
04/11/16 12:46 PMWere Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week? - Clinton Financial - Were Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week?Clinton FinancialOut of 9 analysts covering Metro Inc. (TSE:MRU), 4 rate it “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 44% are positive. Metro Inc. was the topic in 20 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of Metro ...Desjardins Lowers Metro, Inc. (MRU) to HoldWeb Breaking Newsall 2 news articles »
04/08/16 02:16 PMMetro, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:MRU) : April 8, 2016 -
04/07/16 07:27 AMMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRU-CA : April 7, 2016 -
04/05/16 11:18 AMDon't Fear Rising Food Prices - The Motley Fool Canada - Don't Fear Rising Food PricesThe Motley Fool CanadaAs food prices rise and the value of the loonie falls, grocery store operators such as Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L), Empire Company Limited (TSX:EMP.A), and Metro, Inc. (TSX:MRU) are bracing for a shift in consumer spending. According to the ...
04/04/16 01:11 PMStocks May Creep Higher On Quiet Monday Morning-- Canadian Commentary - RTT News - Stocks May Creep Higher On Quiet Monday Morning-- Canadian CommentaryRTT NewsThe S&P/TSX Composite Index slipped 53 points, or 0.4 percent, to 13,440.44 on Friday amid lower crude oil prices and concerns about a possible US interest rate hike this spring. Metro Inc. (MRU.TO) has its price target raised to $43.00 from $42.00 at ...and more »
04/04/16 01:11 PMHow Many Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU)'s Analysts Are Bullish? - RiversideGazette.com - How Many Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU)'s Analysts Are Bullish?RiversideGazette.comOut of 9 analysts covering Metro Inc. (TSE:MRU), 4 rate it “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 4 “Hold”. This means 44% are positive. Metro Inc. was the topic in 20 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Below is a list of Metro ...

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About Metro

Metro logoMetro Inc. is a retailer or a distributor and operates under various banners in the supermarket and discount segments. The Company operates approximately 340 supermarkets under the Metro and Metro Plus banners. It has over 200 discount stores operating under the Super C and Food Basics banners. The Adonis banner has over 10 stores, which offer Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern products. It also acts as a distributor by providing medium-surface food stores and convenience stores. It also operates Premiere Moisson, which offers artisan breads and pastries, the production of charcuteries and ready-to-eat offerings, and gourmet specialties. Premiere Moisson sells its products to its stores, to restaurant and distribution chains, as well as directly to consumers. It also acts as franchisor and distributor for over 180 franchised Brunet Plus, Brunet, Brunet Clinique and Clini Plus drugstores. The Company also operates over 70 drugstores under Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: MRU
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.84
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $45.46
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.05
  • P/E Ratio: 21.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $11.30B
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $N/A EPS
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Metro (TSE:MRU) Chart for Monday, July, 25, 2016