Metro Company Profile (TSE:MRU)

About Metro

Metro logoMETRO INC. is engaged in food and pharmaceutical distribution. The Company operates under various grocery banners in the supermarket and discount segments. The Company operates or supplies a network of over 940 food stores under various banners, including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Premiere Moisson, as well as approximately 260 drugstores under the Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners. The Adonis banner, which has over 10 stores, is specialized in perishables, and Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern products. It also operates Premiere Moisson, a company specialized in bakery, pastry, charcutery and other food offerings prepared on an artisanal basis. 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, owned by independent pharmacists.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
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  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: MRU
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $40.17
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $40.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.98
  • 52-Week Range: C$38.00 - C$48.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.66
  • P/E Growth: 1.72
  • Market Cap: $9.26B
  • Outstanding Shares: 230,455,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Metro (TSE:MRU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 5 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.36)
Consensus Price Target: C$46.09

Analysts' Ratings History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/25/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperformC$50.00View Rating Details
1/25/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetC$46.00 -> C$45.00View Rating Details
1/25/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$52.00View Rating Details
1/25/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$48.00View Rating Details
1/23/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$45.00View Rating Details
1/19/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual WeightC$43.00 -> C$42.00View Rating Details
11/17/2016DesjardinsUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
11/17/2016CIBCLower Price TargetC$46.00 -> C$43.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$52.00View Rating Details
8/15/2016CSFBBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$37.00 -> C$38.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$44.00 -> C$46.00View Rating Details
8/21/2015Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetUnderperformC$33.00 -> C$34.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/18/2017        
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)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Metro (TSE:MRU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.55 EPS
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 20174$0.54$0.60$0.57
Q2 20174$0.54$0.78$0.65
Q3 20174$0.70$0.82$0.78
Q4 20173$0.64$0.68$0.66
Q1 20182$0.64$0.66$0.65
Q2 20182$0.58$0.60$0.59
Q3 20182$0.82$0.89$0.86
Q4 20182$0.67$0.73$0.70
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Metro (TSE:MRU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/19/2015QuarterlyC$0.121.31%5/19/20156/12/20156/12/2015
2/13/2015QuarterlyC$0.120.46%2/13/20153/16/20153/16/2015
11/5/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.54%11/5/201411/26/201411/26/2014
8/28/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.69%8/28/20149/19/20149/19/2014
5/13/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.81%5/13/20146/6/20146/6/2014
2/13/2014QuarterlyC$0.301.88%2/13/20143/14/20143/14/2014
9/23/2013quarterlyC$0.2511/9/201311/27/2013
1/28/2013quarterlyC$0.252/19/20133/15/2013
(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
2/17/2017Simon RivetInsiderSell1,500C$40.10C$60,150.00
2/16/2017La Flèche Eric RicherDirectorSell4,000C$40.02C$160,080.00
2/14/2017La Flèche Eric RicherDirectorSell10,000C$40.41C$404,100.00
2/14/2017Martin AllaireInsiderSell4,020C$39.81C$160,036.20
1/30/2017Yves Vã©ZinaInsiderSell4,170C$39.52C$164,798.40
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Metro (TSE:MRU)
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www.fool.ca - February 15 at 1:19 AM
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midwaymonitor.com - February 13 at 7:48 PM
capitalcube.com logoMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : February 13, 2017 (TSE:MRU)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 10:07 AM
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davidsonregister.com - February 10 at 12:41 AM
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www.fool.ca - February 2 at 12:45 AM
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ca.finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 7:43 PM
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gilbertdaily.com - January 31 at 12:23 AM
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ca.finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 3:18 AM
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gilbertdaily.com - January 26 at 10:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMETRO INC. announces the voting results on the election of its directors (TSE:MRU)
finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:10 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - January 25 at 5:28 AM
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rivesjournal.com - January 25 at 12:27 AM
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gilbertdaily.com - January 25 at 12:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMorning News Call - Canada, January 24 (TSE:MRU)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 7:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMETRO reports 2017 first quarter results (TSE:MRU)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 7:26 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Metro Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (TSE:MRU)
biz.yahoo.com - January 24 at 7:26 PM
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gilbertdaily.com - January 23 at 6:57 PM
fool.ca logoIs Metro, Inc. a Buy on the Dip? - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:MRU)
www.fool.ca - January 23 at 10:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo/R E P E A T -- Metro Inc. to Release 2017 First Quarter Results/ (TSE:MRU)
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rivesjournal.com - January 17 at 11:42 AM
capitalcube.com logoMetro, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MRU-CA : January 16, 2017 (TSE:MRU)
www.capitalcube.com - January 16 at 7:10 PM
News IconNewest Rating Sentiment: Were Analysts Bullish Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) This Week? - Fair View Times (TSE:MRU)
fairviewtimes.com - January 13 at 7:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMETRO INC. announces plan to buy back shares through private ... - Yahoo Finance (TSE:MRU)
finance.yahoo.com - January 10 at 12:21 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoMETRO INC. announces plan to buy back shares through private agreements (TSE:MRU)
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highlanddigest.com - December 21 at 10:03 AM
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What is Metro's stock symbol?

Metro trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "MRU."

Where is Metro's stock going? Where will Metro's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Metro's stock. Their forecasts range from C$38.00 to C$52.00. On average, they expect Metro's share price to reach C$46.09 in the next year.

When will Metro announce their earnings?

Metro is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 18th 2017.

How do I buy Metro stock?

Shares of Metro and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Metro stock cost?

One share of Metro stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$40.17.

Metro (TSE:MRU) Chart for Tuesday, February, 21, 2017


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Earnings by Quarter for Metro (TSE:MRU)

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Dividend Payments by Quarter for Metro (TSE:MRU)

Last Updated on 2/21/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff