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C$91.75
Previous Close
C$91.74
Day High
C$92.13
Day Low
C$91.15
52 Week High
12/2/14 - C$93.25
52 Week Low
03/3/14 - C$60.95
Market Cap
7.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
626.5K
EPS TTM
C$5.13
Shares Outstanding
84.3M
EX-Date
11/5/14
P/E TM
17.8x
Dividend
C$1.20
Dividend Yield
1.32%
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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. As of October 15, 2014 It operated 600 food stores under various banners, including the Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, and Food Basics banners; and approximately 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy, and Drug Basics banners. Metro Inc. is headquartered in Montréal, Canada.

65,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/19/14

metro inc (MRU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, General M...
Total Annual Compensation: C$832.3K
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice Presiden...
Total Annual Compensation: C$462.0K
Head of Quebec Division and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: C$424.2K
Senior Vice-President of National Procurement...
Total Annual Compensation: C$327.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

metro inc (MRU) Key Developments

Metro Inc. Issues Notice of Redemption for its 4.98% Series A Medium Term Notes Due October 15, 2015

Metro Inc. announced that it has issued a notice of redemption for the entire outstanding principal amount of its 4.98% Series A Medium Term Notes due October 15, 2015 (CUSIP 59162ZAA09) issued on October 12, 2005 (the Notes). A notice of redemption (the Redemption Notice) pursuant to the terms of the indenture, dated as of September 30, 2005, governing the Notes (the Indenture) is being distributed by Computershare Trust Company of Canada (as transferee of Natcan Trust Company), the trustee under the Indenture. The Redemption Notice issued states that the redemption date is December 31, 2014 (the Redemption Date), and the redemption price is $1,029.28 per $1,000.00 principal amount of the notes redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest to, but excluding, the Redemption Date.

Metro Inc. Announces Closing of Aggregate CAD 600 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

METRO INC. announced the closing of its previously announced private placement of CAD 300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.20% Series C Senior Unsecured Notes due December 1, 2021 and CAD 300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.03% Series D Senior Unsecured Notes due December 1, 2044. The Series C Notes, which carry a coupon of 3.20%, were priced at $999.88 per $1,000 principal amount, for an effective yield of 3.202% per annum if held to maturity. The Series C Notes will mature on December 1, 2021. The Series D Notes, which carry a coupon of 5.03%, were priced at $999.54 per $1,000 principal amount, for an effective yield of 5.033% per annum if held to maturity. The Series D Notes will mature on December 1, 2044. Metro intends to use the proceeds of the offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes, including repaying or refinancing the following existing indebtedness: (i) financing the redemption and retirement of a portion or all of its issued and outstanding 4.98% medium term notes due October 15, 2015 and (ii) repaying amounts outstanding under its unsecured revolving credit facility.

Metro Inc. Prices Aggregate CAD 600 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Metro Inc. announced the pricing of a private placement offering of CAD 300 million aggregate principal amount of 3.20% Series C Senior Unsecured Notes due December 1, 2021 and CAD 300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.03% Series D Senior Unsecured Notes due December 1, 2044. The Series C Notes will carry a coupon of 3.20% and were priced at $999.88 per $1,000 principal amount, for an effective yield of 3.202% per annum if held to maturity. The Series C Notes will mature on December 1, 2021. The Series D Notes will carry a coupon of 5.03% and were priced at $999.54 per $1,000 principal amount, for an effective yield of 5.033% per annum if held to maturity. The Series D Notes will mature on December 1, 2044. Metro intends to use the proceeds of the offering for working capital and other general corporate purposes, including repaying or refinancing the following existing indebtedness: financing the redemption and retirement of a portion or all of its issued and outstanding 4.98% medium term notes due October 15, 2015; and repaying amounts outstanding under its unsecured revolving credit facility. National Bank Financial Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and CIBC World Markets Inc. are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering and Desjardins Securities Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc. Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc. are acting as co-managers for such offering.

 

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