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C$68.50
Previous Close
C$68.40
Day High
C$69.12
Day Low
C$68.47
52 Week High
07/31/13 - C$75.82
52 Week Low
11/13/13 - C$60.00
Market Cap
5.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
230.6K
EPS TTM
C$4.93
Shares Outstanding
85.9M
EX-Date
05/13/14
P/E TM
14.0x
Dividend
C$1.20
Dividend Yield
1.59%
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metro inc (MRU) Details

Metro Inc. operates as a retailer and distributor in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Canada. It operates supermarkets, grocery stores, and discount and convenience stores that provide grocery products, meats, fruits and vegetables, delicatessen items, pastries, dairy products, frozen foods, bakery products, and prepared meals. The company also supplies, stores, and distributes meats and frozen foods, fresh and frozen seafoods, grocery, general merchandise, and non-perishable products. In addition, it offers its products under the private labels comprising Irresistibles and Selection. Further, the company is involved in the distribution of pharmaceutical and parapharmaceutical products for pharmacies, food supermarkets, and hospitals and treatment centers; and the operation of drugstores. It operates a network of 566 food stores under various banners, including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, and Adonis; and 257 drugstores primarily under the Brunet, Pharmacy, and Drug Basics banners in Quebec and Ontario. The company also operates as a franchisor and distributor for 184 franchised Brunet Plus, Brunet, Brunet Clinique, and Clini Plus drug stores that are owned by independent pharmacists. Metro Inc. is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

65,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/12/13

metro inc (MRU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, General M...
Total Annual Compensation: C$813.8K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: C$450.5K
Senior Vice President of Quebec Division and ...
Total Annual Compensation: C$367.5K
Senior Vice-President of National Procurement...
Total Annual Compensation: C$315.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

metro inc (MRU) Key Developments

Metro Inc. Announces Earnings Results for the Second Quarter Ended March 15, 2014

Metro Inc. announced earnings results for the second quarter ended March 15, 2014. For the period, the company reported net earnings attributable to the equity holders of the parent of CAD 95.2 million or CAD 1.07 per diluted share compared to CAD 360.7 million or CAD 3.73 per diluted share for the same quarter ended March 16, 2013. Sales were CAD 2.55 billion compared to CAD 2.51 billion for the same quarter ended March 16, 2013. For the six months, the company reported net earnings attributable to the equity holders of the parent were CAD 192.4 million, or CAD 2.13 per diluted share, compared to CAD 476.2 million or CAD 4.91 per diluted share for the same period ended March 16, 2013. Sales were CAD 5.26 billion compared to CAD 5.22 billion for the same period ended March 16, 2013.

Metro Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Share, Payable on June 6, 2014

On April 15, 2014, the Board of Directors of Metro Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per common share, payable on June 6, 2014, an increase of 20% over the dividend declared for the same quarter last year.

Metro Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended March 15, 2014; Provides Capex Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2014

Metro Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended March 15, 2014. For the quarter, the company's sales were $2,554.8 million against $2,512.0 million a year ago. Operating income before depreciation and amortization and associate's earnings were $168.7 million against $176.3 million a year ago. Net earnings were $96.9 million or $1.07 diluted per share against $362.7 million or $3.73 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations was $96.9 million or $1.07 diluted per share against $96.4 million or $0.98 diluted per share a year ago. For the six months, the company's sales were $5,256.1 million against $5,216.7 million a year ago. Operating income before depreciation and amortization and associate's earnings were $339.8 million against $360.8 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income before depreciation and amortization and associate's earnings were $346.2 million against $360.8 million a year ago. Net earnings were $196.1 million or $2.13 diluted per share against $480.0 million or $4.91 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations were $200.8 million or $2.18 diluted per share against $207.3 million or $2.10 diluted per share a year ago. The company and its retailers invested $138 million for a gross expansion of 230,000 -- 237,000 square feet and a net expansion of 79,000 square feet or 0.4%, as the company opened 4 new stores and remodeled 12 others. For the fiscal year 2014, the company announced capex guidance of $250 million.

 

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