Metro Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.85 (-1.43 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume1.68 million shs
Average Volume587,453 shs
Market CapitalizationC$14.45 billion
P/E Ratio17.84
Dividend Yield1.68%
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About Metro

Metro Inc. operates as a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Canada. It operates food stores, including supermarkets and discount stores that provide fresh and grocery products, baked goods, prepared foods, meats, general merchandise, non-perishable goods, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, frozen foods, bakery products, pastries, and deli products, as well as Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern products; and drug stores and pharmacies. As of January 27, 2021, the company operated a network of approximately 950 food stores under various banners, including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, and Food Basics, as well as approximately 650 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy, and Food Basics Pharmacy banners. It also manufactures generic drugs; and provides online grocery shopping services. The company serves restaurants, other chains, non-franchised drugstores, and various health centers, as well as consumers. Metro Inc. was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.


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Metro (TSE:MRU) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Metro a buy right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Metro in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Metro stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MRU, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Metro?

Wall Street analysts have given Metro a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Metro wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Metro's next earnings date?

Metro is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, August 11th 2021.
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How were Metro's earnings last quarter?

Metro Inc. (TSE:MRU) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 21st. The company reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $4.19 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.11 billion.
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How has Metro's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Metro's stock was trading at C$54.44 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, MRU stock has increased by 7.9% and is now trading at C$58.74.
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How often does Metro pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Metro?

Metro declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 11th will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Friday, June 11th. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 19th.
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Is Metro a good dividend stock?

Metro pays an annual dividend of C$0.93 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.68%. The dividend payout ratio of Metro is 28.09%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for MRU?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Metro's shares. Their forecasts range from C$61.00 to C$70.00. On average, they anticipate Metro's stock price to reach C$64.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.5% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Metro's key executives?

Metro's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Eric Richer La Fleche, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 59, Pay $2.43M)
  • Mr. Francois Thibault, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer
  • Mr. Marc Giroux, Exec. VP and Head of Quebec Division & E-Commerce
  • Mr. Carmine Fortino, Exec. VP and Head of Ontario Division & National Supply Chain (Age 62, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Alain Champagne, Pres of Jean Coutu Group
  • Mr. Simon Rivet, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Ms. Marie-Claude Bacon, VP of Public Affairs & Communications
  • Mr. Alain Tadros, VP of Marketing
  • Ms. Geneviève Bich, VP of HR
  • Mr. Serge Boulanger, Sr. VP of National Procurement and Corp. Brands

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What other stocks do shareholders of Metro own?

What is Metro's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of Metro?

Shares of MRU and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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What is Metro's stock price today?

One share of MRU stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$58.74.

How much money does Metro make?

Metro has a market capitalization of C$14.45 billion and generates C$18.45 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does Metro have?

Metro employs 90,000 workers across the globe.

What is Metro's official website?

The official website for Metro is www.metro.ca.

Where are Metro's headquarters?

Metro is headquartered at 11011 Maurice-Duplessis Blvd, MONTREAL, QC H1C 1V6, Canada.

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.

This page was last updated on 6/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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