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Market Price

64.26 

0.24 0.4%

as of Sep 28 '20

52 Week Range:

49.03 64.61


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


type: video (mp4); length: 3:30

Demonstrates how to use Stock Analyzer, shows how to analyze a stock and explains in detail "General Info" section of the Stock Analyzer result page.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


type: video (mp4); length: 5:10

Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


type: video (mp4); length: 5:09

Demonstrates how to use Growth Grade & Financial Ratios section; shows the difference between historical and year-over-year Growth Grade on the real life example.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Value Price

Value Price


type: video (mp4); length: 6:03

Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


type: video (mp4); length: 8:34

Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

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 29, 2020, the company operated a network of approximately 950 food stores under various banners, including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis, and Première Moisson, 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.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17 Jul '18 Jul '19
Equity (BVPS) 6.99
7.75
8.47
8.35
10.35
10.52
11.15
11.49
12.10
21.49
23.15
growth rate 10.9% 9.3% -1.4% 24.0% 1.6% 6.0% 3.1% 5.3% 77.6% 7.7%
Earnings BIT 504.50
541.10
536.70
664.00
919.10
616.90
682.60
740.60
763.10
840.40
1,065.00
growth rate 7.3% -0.8% 23.7% 38.4% -32.9% 10.7% 8.5% 3.0% 10.1% 26.7%
Avg.PE 10.96
12.24
12.29
12.08
8.70
6.93
6.93
17.89
16.05
6.59
20.83
growth rate 11.7% 0.4% -1.7% -28.0% -20.3% 0.0% 158.2% -10.3% -58.9% 216.1%
ROA 7.81
8.26
7.90
9.53
13.96
8.65
9.49
10.40
10.15
20.23
6.47
growth rate 5.8% -4.4% 20.6% 46.5% -38.0% 9.7% 9.6% -2.4% 99.3% -68.0%
ROE 16.39
16.65
15.42
18.85
26.65
16.33
19.06
21.47
21.16
40.13
12.27
growth rate 1.6% -7.4% 22.2% 41.4% -38.7% 16.7% 12.6% -1.4% 89.7% -69.4%
ROIC 11.16
12.61
11.80
14.43
21.18
13.39
14.56
15.95
15.38
28.10
9.29
growth rate 13.0% -6.4% 22.3% 46.8% -36.8% 8.7% 9.6% -3.6% 82.7% -66.9%
Cur. Ratio 1.11
1.09
1.16
1.04
0.98
1.11
1.10
1.12
1.05
1.17
1.11
growth rate -1.8% 6.4% -10.3% -5.8% 13.3% -0.9% 1.8% -6.3% 11.4% -5.1%
Quick Ratio 0.49
0.46
0.49
0.36
0.32
0.33
0.31
0.32
0.37
0.48
0.49
growth rate -6.1% 6.5% -26.5% -11.1% 3.1% -6.1% 3.2% 15.6% 29.7% 2.1%
Leverage 2.06
1.97
1.93
2.02
1.80
1.98
2.04
2.09
2.08
1.94
1.86
growth rate -4.4% -2.0% 4.7% -10.9% 10.0% 3.0% 2.5% -0.5% -6.7% -4.1%
Balance Sheet Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17 Jul '18 Jul '19
Acct.Receivable 315.80
311.30
300.30
329.10
300.20
318.60
303.70
318.30
331.80
558.70
655.70
growth rate -1.4% -3.5% 9.6% -8.8% 6.1% -4.7% 4.8% 4.2% 68.4% 17.4%
Acct.Payable 981.90
998.70
1,011.00
1,035.00
1,265.70
1,331.40
growth rate 1.7% 1.2% 2.4% 22.3% 5.2%
Cur.Assets 1,276.00
1,236.70
1,304.60
1,207.90
1,189.40
1,196.30
1,172.90
1,193.00
1,356.30
1,916.80
2,088.30
growth rate -3.1% 5.5% -7.4% -1.5% 0.6% -2.0% 1.7% 13.7% 41.3% 9.0%
Total Assets 4,658.10
4,695.20
4,827.10
5,150.90
5,061.50
5,279.50
5,387.10
5,606.10
6,050.70
10,922.20
11,073.90
growth rate 0.8% 2.8% 6.7% -1.7% 4.3% 2.0% 4.1% 7.9% 80.5% 1.4%
Cash 241.40
214.70
255.50
73.30
80.80
36.00
21.50
27.50
148.90
226.90
273.40
growth rate -11.1% 19.0% -71.3% 10.2% -55.5% -40.3% 27.9% 441.5% 52.4% 20.5%
Inventory 681.30
699.30
728.30
784.40
781.30
820.70
824.20
827.50
856.60
1,099.10
1,126.00
growth rate 2.6% 4.2% 7.7% -0.4% 5.0% 0.4% 0.4% 3.5% 28.3% 2.5%
Cur.Liabilities 1,153.90
1,129.80
1,503.00
1,171.00
1,206.30
1,076.90
1,063.80
1,067.50
1,285.90
1,634.70
1,877.60
growth rate -2.1% 33.0% -22.1% 3.0% -10.7% -1.2% 0.4% 20.5% 27.1% 14.9%
Liabilities 2,394.00
2,376.80
2,428.30
2,606.60
2,255.40
2,403.20
2,508.60
2,668.10
3,090.20
5,226.90
5,105.30
growth rate -0.7% 2.2% 7.3% -13.5% 6.6% 4.4% 6.4% 15.8% 69.1% -2.3%
LT Debt 1,004.30
1,018.80
669.30
973.90
650.00
1,011.80
1,116.10
1,205.80
1,419.60
2,609.30
2,211.70
growth rate 1.4% -34.3% 45.5% -33.3% 55.7% 10.3% 8.0% 17.7% 83.8% -15.2%
Equity 2,264.10
2,318.40
2,398.80
2,544.30
2,806.10
2,668.60
2,643.40
2,680.60
2,911.10
5,642.80
5,955.20
growth rate 2.4% 3.5% 6.1% 10.3% -4.9% -0.9% 1.4% 8.6% 93.8% 5.5%
Common Shares 333.00
322.00
311.00
299.00
287.00
264.00
251.00
239.00
230.00
240.00
256.00
growth rate -3.3% -3.4% -3.9% -4.0% -8.0% -4.9% -4.8% -3.8% 4.4% 6.7%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17 Jul '18 Jul '19
Capital Expenditures 220.30
196.00
145.50
183.60
207.20
190.60
220.00
255.50
328.30
286.10
356.90
growth rate -11.0% -25.8% 26.2% 12.9% -8.0% 15.4% 16.1% 28.5% -12.9% 24.8%
Cash Dividends 59.30
69.20
77.10
82.90
91.50
100.60
111.90
127.10
143.50
164.80
198.90
growth rate 16.7% 11.4% 7.5% 10.4% 10.0% 11.2% 13.6% 12.9% 14.8% 20.7%
Cash From OA 520.10
547.80
542.40
546.10
566.80
433.10
678.30
707.40
696.20
750.40
687.70
growth rate 5.3% -1.0% 0.7% 3.8% -23.6% 56.6% 4.3% -1.6% 7.8% -8.4%
FCF per Share 0.74
1.09
1.21
1.32
0.89
1.03
1.37
1.66
1.48
1.77
1.33
growth rate 47.3% 11.0% 9.1% -32.6% 15.7% 33.0% 21.2% -10.8% 19.6% -24.9%
Sale Purchase of Stock 7.00
8.10
10.30
10.70
growth rate 15.7% 27.2% 3.9%
FCF 248.00
352.00
375.00
297.00
339.00
225.00
420.00
394.00
327.00
433.00
291.00
growth rate 41.9% 6.5% -20.8% 14.1% -33.6% 86.7% -6.2% -17.0% 32.4% -32.8%
Income Statement Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17 Jul '18 Jul '19
Sales 11,196.00
11,342.90
11,396.40
11,674.90
11,402.80
11,590.40
12,223.80
12,787.90
13,175.30
14,383.40
16,767.50
growth rate 1.3% 0.5% 2.4% -2.3% 1.7% 5.5% 4.6% 3.0% 9.2% 16.6%
Op.Income 552.50
0.00
587.00
639.00
601.60
616.90
682.60
740.60
763.10
840.40
1,065.00
growth rate -100.0% 8.9% -5.9% 2.5% 10.7% 8.5% 3.0% 10.1% 26.7%
IBT 504.50
0.00
545.50
665.20
919.10
606.40
680.50
778.20
801.80
2,076.70
969.20
growth rate -100.0% 21.9% 38.2% -34.0% 12.2% 14.4% 3.0% 159.0% -53.3%
Net Income 354.40
0.00
392.70
481.80
712.90
447.10
506.10
571.50
591.70
1,716.50
711.60
growth rate -100.0% 22.7% 48.0% -37.3% 13.2% 12.9% 3.5% 190.1% -58.5%
EPS 1.06
1.22
1.26
1.61
2.43
1.69
2.01
2.39
2.57
7.16
2.78
growth rate 15.1% 3.3% 27.8% 50.9% -30.5% 18.9% 18.9% 7.5% 178.6% -61.2%
Gross Profit 704.20
747.50
2,062.80
2,189.00
2,125.80
796.60
1,273.50
1,347.80
1,403.30
1,564.30
1,882.70
growth rate 6.2% 176.0% 6.1% -2.9% -62.5% 59.9% 5.8% 4.1% 11.5% 20.4%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Dec '18 Mar '19 Jul '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Earnings BIT 249.00
227.50
254.60
268.10
271.10
growth rate -8.6% 11.9% 5.3% 1.1%
Balance Sheet Dec '18 Mar '19 Jul '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Acct.Receivable 638.80
521.50
655.70
847.90
807.00
growth rate -18.4% 25.7% 29.3% -4.8%
Acct.Payable 1,345.60
1,174.50
1,331.40
1,386.30
1,274.40
growth rate -12.7% 13.4% 4.1% -8.1%
Cur.Assets 1,963.90
1,809.80
2,088.30
2,247.10
2,161.80
growth rate -7.9% 15.4% 7.6% -3.8%
Total Assets 10,847.30
10,688.30
11,073.90
13,076.70
13,034.90
growth rate -1.5% 3.6% 18.1% -0.3%
Cash 51.60
133.30
273.40
43.50
217.80
growth rate 158.3% 105.1% -84.1% 400.7%
Inventory 1,239.20
1,111.10
1,126.00
1,325.10
1,084.30
growth rate -10.3% 1.3% 17.7% -18.2%
Cur.Liabilities 1,390.40
1,267.40
1,877.60
2,111.50
1,636.60
growth rate -8.9% 48.2% 12.5% -22.5%
Liabilities 5,037.80
4,887.90
5,105.30
7,177.30
7,084.90
growth rate -3.0% 4.5% 40.6% -1.3%
LT Debt 2,669.00
2,633.50
2,211.70
2,212.80
2,609.50
growth rate -1.3% -16.0% 0.1% 17.9%
Equity 5,756.40
5,785.60
5,955.20
5,885.50
5,935.70
growth rate 0.5% 2.9% -1.2% 0.9%
Common Shares 1,725.00
1,729.90
1,732.30
1,728.90
1,720.50
growth rate 0.3% 0.1% -0.2% -0.5%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '18 Mar '19 Jul '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Capital Expenditures 51.60
56.10
142.10
71.70
82.20
growth rate 8.7% 153.3% -49.5% 14.6%
Cash Dividends 46.00
51.20
50.80
50.80
56.90
growth rate 11.3% -0.8% 0.0% 12.0%
Cash From OA -177.10
279.50
228.90
30.20
464.50
growth rate 100.0% -18.1% -86.8% 1,438.1%
Sale Purchase of Stock
growth rate
FCF -228.70
223.40
86.80
-41.50
382.30
growth rate 100.0% -61.2% -100.0% 100.0%
Income Statement Dec '18 Mar '19 Jul '19 Dec '19 Mar '20
Sales 3,977.70
3,701.60
3,858.90
4,029.80
3,988.90
growth rate -6.9% 4.3% 4.4% -1.0%
Op.Income 249.00
227.50
254.60
268.10
271.10
growth rate -8.6% 11.9% 5.3% 1.1%
IBT 269.80
166.00
229.70
230.50
240.20
growth rate -38.5% 38.4% 0.4% 4.2%
Net Income 202.50
120.70
167.20
169.70
175.70
growth rate -40.4% 38.5% 1.5% 3.5%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 433.70
415.00
450.40
444.30
438.40
growth rate -4.3% 8.5% -1.4% -1.3%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

D (47.00)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (39.58)

Click on buttons above for detailed yearly growth rates.

Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 20.78 21.01 18.43
EPS / Growth 8.5% 3.06 9.2%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 17.9%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 8.5% 11.8% 11.8%
Future PE 17.02 20.96 20.96
Future EPS 6.92 9.37 9.37
Value Price
MOS %
29.12
-54.7%
48.53
-24.5%
48.53
-24.5%
MOS Price 14.56 24.26 24.26
IRT 11.92 10.45 10.45

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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