Metro Company Profile (TSE:MRU)

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: $44.56
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $46.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.23
  • 52-Week Range: C$33.94 - C$48.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.39
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $10.49B
  • Outstanding Shares: 235,483,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Metro (TSE:MRU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: C$46.40

Analysts' Ratings History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/16/2016TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$44.00 -> C$45.00View Rating Details
8/16/2016ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$46.50 -> C$52.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Boost Price TargetC$48.00 -> C$50.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetHoldC$45.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$37.00 -> C$38.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016CIBCDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformC$47.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details
8/10/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual WeightC$41.00 -> C$43.00View Rating Details
8/6/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$44.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$44.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$51.00 -> C$52.00View Rating Details
8/21/2015Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$33.00 -> C$34.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/30/2014 forward)


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


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$0.56$0.78$0.69
Q3 20173$0.70$0.81$0.76
Q4 20171$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q1 20181$0.67$0.67$0.67
Q2 20181$0.61$0.61$0.61
Q3 20181$0.88$0.88$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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


Latest Headlines for Metro (TSE:MRU)
DateHeadline logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : August 29, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - August 29 at 6:07 PM logoMetro, Inc. :MRU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : August 23, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - August 23 at 10:42 AM
News IconRaw Vitality feeds a craving for healthy snacks - Montreal Gazette (TSE:MRU) - August 22 at 6:16 PM
News IconWal-Mart weakness means gains for Canadian grocers: Desjardins - (TSE:MRU) - August 20 at 10:21 AM logo2 Inexpensive Dividend-Growth Stocks to Pounce On Today (TSE:MRU) - August 17 at 6:28 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : August 16, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - August 16 at 6:24 PM logoMonday’s analyst upgrades and downgrades (TSE:MRU) - August 16 at 9:35 AM logoMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MRU-CA : August 15, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - August 15 at 8:29 AM logoTSX ends down as broad retreat offsets energy gain (TSE:MRU) - August 14 at 10:48 AM logoMETRO reports 2016 third-quarter results (TSE:MRU) - August 12 at 9:31 AM logoQ3 2016 Metro Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (TSE:MRU) - August 12 at 9:31 AM logoCOLUMN-With retroactive action against Metro, LME puts down a future marker: Andy Home (TSE:MRU) - August 4 at 6:38 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : August 4, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - August 4 at 6:38 PM
News IconWestern Union : et Metro Inc. prolongent leur collaboration au Canada - (TSE:MRU) - August 2 at 6:35 PM logoWestern Union and Metro Inc. Extend Relationship in Canada ... - Business Wire (press release) (TSE:MRU) - August 2 at 6:35 PM logoWestern Union and Metro Inc. Extend Relationship in Canada (TSE:MRU) - August 2 at 11:06 AM logo3 TSX Stocks Whose P/E Ratios Scream “Sell” (TSE:MRU) - July 28 at 6:31 PM logoCoverage Initiated on Services Stocks Metro, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Hudson's Bay, and Dollarama - (TSE:MRU) - July 25 at 6:23 PM logoCoverage Initiated on Services Stocks Metro, Alimentation Couche-Tard, Hudson's Bay, and Dollarama (TSE:MRU) - July 25 at 10:46 AM logoCanWel, Quebecor at 52-week Highs - (TSE:MRU) - July 21 at 6:35 PM
News IconIt Seems Metro, Inc. Will Go Down. Have Another Big Decline - Consumer Eagle (TSE:MRU) - July 21 at 6:35 PM
News IconAre Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) After Last Week? - Consumer Eagle (TSE:MRU) - July 14 at 6:31 PM logoSNC Hits 52-week Highs on Hires - (TSE:MRU) - July 13 at 6:39 PM
News IconIs Metro, Inc.'s Fuel For Real? The Stock Just Increased Again - Press Telegraph (TSE:MRU) - July 13 at 6:39 PM logoS&P Dow Jones Indices Announces Changes to the S&P/TSX Canadian Indices - MarketWatch (TSE:MRU) - July 8 at 6:22 PM logoTower Hill, Exeter at 52-Week Highs - (TSE:MRU) - July 8 at 9:11 AM
News IconWere Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week? - Press Telegraph (TSE:MRU) - July 8 at 9:11 AM logoMetro Inc. to Release 2016 Third Quarter Results (TSE:MRU) - July 4 at 11:56 AM
News IconProposed rules for egg industry call for phasing out small hen cages by 2031 (TSE:MRU) - July 1 at 6:18 PM
News IconProposal calls for egg industry to phase out hen cages by 2031 - CTV News (TSE:MRU) - June 30 at 6:38 PM
News IconWill Metro, Inc. Short Squeeze Soon? - Engelwood Daily (TSE:MRU) - June 30 at 9:10 AM
News IconIt Seems Metro, Inc. Will Go Up. Just Reaches 52-Week High - Press Telegraph (TSE:MRU) - June 29 at 9:05 AM
News IconCould Metro, Inc. Lose Strenght? The Stock Increases A Lot Today - Press Telegraph (TSE:MRU) - June 27 at 6:10 PM logo5 Safe Dividend-Growth Stocks for Your RRSP - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:MRU) - June 20 at 6:08 PM logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : June 20, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - June 20 at 2:52 PM logoDriehaus' Highest Performing Mutual Fund (DRIOX) (TSE:MRU) - June 20 at 9:00 AM logoDividend Investors: 2 Stable Stocks to Buy in a Volatile Market - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:MRU) - June 14 at 6:01 PM logoMetro Launches Local Purchasing Program in Ontario (TSE:MRU) - June 10 at 11:49 AM logoThree top stock picks from’s Jon Vialoux (TSE:MRU) - June 6 at 6:10 PM
News IconTop Picks from Jon Vialoux: BMO US High Dividend Covered Call ETF, BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF, Metro Inc. (TSE:MRU) - June 4 at 9:03 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : May 23, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - May 23 at 5:22 PM logoInvestors: Metro, Inc. Shows Positive Results and Strong Growth - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:MRU) - May 20 at 1:00 PM logoMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : May 16, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - May 16 at 9:09 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : May 9, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - May 9 at 3:40 PM logoGerman cartel office fines retailers for foodstuffs price-fixing (TSE:MRU) - May 9 at 4:49 AM
News IconWere Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week? - B.O.D.Y Confidential (TSE:MRU) - May 7 at 6:47 AM logoMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : May 5, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - May 5 at 9:15 AM logoETF’s with exposure to Metro, Inc. : April 26, 2016 (TSE:MRU) - April 26 at 12:54 PM logoMetro, Inc. :MRU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers (TSE:MRU) - April 25 at 10:42 AM
News IconGrocer Metro reports second-quarter profit and sales up from year ago (TSE:MRU) - April 22 at 7:35 AM


Metro (TSE:MRU) Chart for Tuesday, August, 30, 2016

Last Updated on 8/30/2016 by Staff