Metro Inc. operates as a retailer and distributor in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Canada. It operates supermarkets, discount and drug stores, and food stores that provide grocery products, general merchandise, non-perishable goods, dairy products, prepared meals, fruits and vegetables, meats, and frozen foods. The company also acts as a franchisor and distributor for 183 drugstores owned by independent pharmacists under the Brunet Plus, Brunet, Brunet Clinique, and Clini Plus brands. It operates a network of 335 supermarkets under the Metro and Metro Plus brands; 226 discount stores under the Super C and Food Basics names; 11 stores under the Adonis banner; and 73 drugstores under the Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners. In addition, the company is involved in the sale of bakery, pastry, charcutery, and other food products under Première Moisson brand; and online sale of meal through MissFresh brand. Metro Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Grocery Stores
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity158.77%
Return on Assets76.55%
Metro (TSE:MRU) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Metro's stock symbol?
Metro trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "MRU."
How often does Metro pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Metro?
Metro declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, April 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.18 per share on Friday, May 25th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.61%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 2nd. This is an increase from Metro's previous quarterly dividend of $0.16. View Metro's Dividend History.
How were Metro's earnings last quarter?
Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 24th. The company reported $0.47 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.01. The firm earned $2.90 billion during the quarter. Metro had a return on equity of 158.77% and a net margin of 41.75%. View Metro's Earnings History.
When is Metro's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for MRU?
7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Metro's stock. Their predictions range from C$44.00 to C$51.00. On average, they anticipate Metro's share price to reach C$46.60 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Metro.
Who are some of Metro's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Metro include Woolworths Group (WOW), Koninklijke Ahold (ADRNY), Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc Class B (ANCUF), Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc Class A (ANCTF), Loblaw Companies (L), Kroger (KR), Tesco (TSCO), China Resources Beer Holdings CoLtd (CRHKY), George Weston (WN), Carrefour (CA), George Weston (WNGRF), Colruyt Group (CUYTF), Metro (MTRAF), Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (CBD) and Sainsbury's (SBRY).
Who are Metro's key executives?
Metro's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Eric Richer La Flèche, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 56)
- Mr. François Thibault, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer
- Mr. Serge Boulanger, Sr. VP of National Procurement and Corp. Brands
- Mr. Christian Bourbonniere, Exec. VP & Head of Quebec Division
- Mr. Carmine Fortino, Exec. VP & Head of Ontario Division (Age 59)
Has Metro been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about MRU stock has trended somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Metro earned a news impact score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 47.46 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of Metro?
Shares of MRU 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.
What is Metro's stock price today?
One share of MRU stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$44.72.
How big of a company is Metro?
Metro has a market capitalization of C$9.48 billion.
How can I contact Metro?
Metro's mailing address is 11011 Maurice-Duplessis Blvd, MONTREAL, QC H1C 1V6, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-514-6431000.
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