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Metro Stock Price, News & Analysis (TSE:MRU)

-0.53 (-0.94 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 09:26 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$56.06
50-Day Range
MA: C$57.31
52-Week Range
Now: C$56.06
Volume435,900 shs
Average Volume517,968 shs
Market CapitalizationC$14.24 billion
P/E Ratio20.86
Dividend Yield1.41%
Metro Inc operates as a retailer and distributor 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, bakery products, pastries, and deli products, as well as Mediterranean and Middle-Eastern products; and drug stores and pharmacies. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery Stores
SectorConsumer Defensive



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$16.64 billion
Cash FlowC$1.03 per share
Book ValueC$23.14 per share



Market CapC$14.24 billion
Next Earnings Date11/20/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, April 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 16th will be given a dividend of 0.20 per share on Friday, June 7th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 15th. View Metro's Dividend History.

How were Metro's earnings last quarter?

Metro, Inc. (TSE:MRU) released its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 14th. The company reported $0.90 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.91 by $0.01. The company earned $5.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.30 billion. View Metro's Earnings History.

When is Metro's next earnings date?

Metro is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 20th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Metro.

What price target have analysts set for MRU?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Metro's shares. Their forecasts range from C$50.00 to C$57.00. On average, they anticipate Metro's stock price to reach C$53.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Metro.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Metro?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Metro in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Metro.

Has Metro been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about MRU stock have been trending very negative this week, according to InfoTrie. The research firm rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Metro earned a daily sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Metro.

Who are some of Metro's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Metro own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Metro investors own include Dollarama (DOL), Alimentation Couche-Tard (ATD.B), BCE (BCE), Canadian National Railway (CNR), CGI (GIB.A), Emera (EMA), Intact Financial (IFC), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Altagas (ALA) and Magna International (MG).

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 57)
  • 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. Carmen Fortino, Exec. VP, Ontario Division Head & National Supply Chain (Age 60)

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$56.06.

How big of a company is Metro?

Metro has a market capitalization of C$14.24 billion and generates C$16.64 billion in revenue each year. Metro employs 41,213 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Metro.

What is Metro's official website?

The official website for Metro is http://www.metro.ca/.

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.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Metro (TSE MRU)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  414 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  503 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  917
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Metro and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MRU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MRU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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