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Market Price

43.37 

-0.03 -0.1%

as of Nov 13 '18

52 Week Range:

38.32 45.44


Stock Analyzer Tutorials

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 and distributor in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Canada. It operates supermarkets, discount and drug stores, and food stores that provide grocery products, general merchandise, non-perishable goods, dairy products, prepared meals, fruits and vegetables, meats, and frozen foods. The company also acts as a franchisor and distributor for 183 drugstores owned by independent pharmacists under the Brunet Plus, Brunet, Brunet Clinique, and Clini Plus brands. It operates a network of 335 supermarkets under the Metro and Metro Plus brands; 226 discount stores under the Super C and Food Basics names; 11 stores under the Adonis banner; and 73 drugstores under the Metro Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners. In addition, the company is involved in the sale of bakery, pastry, charcutery, and other food products under Première Moisson brand; and online sale of meal through MissFresh brand. 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 '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17
Equity (BVPS) 5.58
6.26
6.99
7.75
8.47
8.35
10.35
10.52
11.15
11.49
12.10
growth rate 12.2% 11.7% 10.9% 9.3% -1.4% 24.0% 1.6% 6.0% 3.1% 5.3%
Earnings BIT 398.20
405.00
504.50
541.10
536.70
664.00
919.10
616.90
682.60
740.60
763.10
growth rate 1.7% 24.6% 7.3% -0.8% 23.7% 38.4% -32.9% 10.7% 8.5% 3.0%
Avg.PE 14.77
11.95
10.96
12.24
12.29
12.08
8.70
6.93
6.93
17.89
16.05
growth rate -19.1% -8.3% 11.7% 0.4% -1.7% -28.0% -20.3% 0.0% 158.2% -10.3%
ROA 6.56
6.74
7.81
8.26
7.90
9.53
13.96
8.65
9.49
10.40
10.15
growth rate 2.7% 15.9% 5.8% -4.4% 20.6% 46.5% -38.0% 9.7% 9.6% -2.4%
ROE 15.13
14.66
16.39
16.65
15.42
18.85
26.65
16.33
19.06
21.47
21.16
growth rate -3.1% 11.8% 1.6% -7.4% 22.2% 41.4% -38.7% 16.7% 12.6% -1.4%
ROIC 11.64
9.68
11.16
12.61
11.80
14.43
21.22
13.43
14.60
15.98
15.41
growth rate -16.8% 15.3% 13.0% -6.4% 22.3% 47.1% -36.7% 8.7% 9.5% -3.6%
Cur. Ratio 0.99
1.02
1.11
1.09
1.16
1.04
0.98
1.11
1.10
1.12
1.05
growth rate 3.0% 8.8% -1.8% 6.4% -10.3% -5.8% 13.3% -0.9% 1.8% -6.3%
Quick Ratio 0.40
0.43
0.49
0.46
0.49
0.36
0.32
0.33
0.31
0.32
0.37
growth rate 7.5% 14.0% -6.1% 6.5% -26.5% -11.1% 3.1% -6.1% 3.2% 15.6%
Leverage 2.21
2.14
2.06
1.97
1.93
2.02
1.80
1.98
2.04
2.09
2.08
growth rate -3.2% -3.7% -4.4% -2.0% 4.7% -10.9% 10.0% 3.0% 2.5% -0.5%
Balance Sheet Sep '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17
Acct.Receivable 309.70
315.80
311.30
300.30
329.10
300.20
318.60
303.70
318.30
331.80
growth rate 2.0% -1.4% -3.5% 9.6% -8.8% 6.1% -4.7% 4.8% 4.2%
Acct.Payable 981.90
998.70
1,011.00
1,035.00
growth rate 1.7% 1.2% 2.4%
Cur.Assets 1,148.00
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
growth rate 11.2% -3.1% 5.5% -7.4% -1.5% 0.6% -2.0% 1.7% 13.7%
Total Assets 4,411.10
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
growth rate 5.6% 0.8% 2.8% 6.7% -1.7% 4.3% 2.0% 4.1% 7.9%
Cash 151.70
241.40
214.70
255.50
73.30
80.80
36.00
21.50
27.50
148.90
growth rate 59.1% -11.1% 19.0% -71.3% 10.2% -55.5% -40.3% 27.9% 441.5%
Inventory 615.60
681.30
699.30
728.30
784.40
781.30
820.70
824.20
827.50
856.60
growth rate 10.7% 2.6% 4.2% 7.7% -0.4% 5.0% 0.4% 0.4% 3.5%
Cur.Liabilities 1,126.80
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
growth rate 2.4% -2.1% 33.0% -22.1% 3.0% -10.7% -1.2% 0.4% 20.5%
Liabilities 2,350.00
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
growth rate 1.9% -0.7% 2.2% 7.3% -13.5% 6.6% 4.4% 6.4% 15.8%
LT Debt 1,030.00
1,005.00
1,004.30
1,018.80
669.30
973.90
650.00
1,011.80
1,116.10
1,205.80
1,419.60
growth rate -2.4% -0.1% 1.4% -34.3% 45.5% -33.3% 55.7% 10.3% 8.0% 17.7%
Equity 1,932.30
2,061.10
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
growth rate 6.7% 9.9% 2.4% 3.5% 6.1% 10.3% -4.9% -0.9% 1.4% 8.6%
Common Shares 350.00
339.00
333.00
322.00
311.00
299.00
287.00
264.00
251.00
239.00
230.00
growth rate -3.1% -1.8% -3.3% -3.4% -3.9% -4.0% -8.0% -4.9% -4.8% -3.8%
Cash Flow Statement Sep '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17
Capital Expenditures 273.30
193.30
220.30
196.00
145.50
183.60
207.20
190.60
220.00
255.50
328.30
growth rate -29.3% 14.0% -11.0% -25.8% 26.2% 12.9% -8.0% 15.4% 16.1% 28.5%
Cash Dividends 51.80
55.30
59.30
69.20
77.10
82.90
91.50
100.60
111.90
127.10
143.50
growth rate 6.8% 7.2% 16.7% 11.4% 7.5% 10.4% 10.0% 11.2% 13.6% 12.9%
Cash From OA 363.30
450.20
520.10
547.80
542.40
546.10
566.80
433.10
678.30
707.40
696.20
growth rate 23.9% 15.5% 5.3% -1.0% 0.7% 3.8% -23.6% 56.6% 4.3% -1.6%
FCF per Share 0.32
0.72
0.74
1.09
1.21
1.32
0.89
1.03
1.37
1.66
1.48
growth rate 125.0% 2.8% 47.3% 11.0% 9.1% -32.6% 15.7% 33.0% 21.2% -10.8%
Sale Purchase of Stock 7.00
8.10
10.30
10.70
growth rate 15.7% 27.2% 3.9%
FCF 90.00
246.00
248.00
352.00
375.00
297.00
339.00
225.00
420.00
394.00
327.00
growth rate 173.3% 0.8% 41.9% 6.5% -20.8% 14.1% -33.6% 86.7% -6.2% -17.0%
Income Statement Sep '07 Sep '08 Sep '09 Sep '10 Sep '11 Sep '12 Jul '13 Sep '14 Sep '15 Sep '16 Jul '17
Sales 10,640.00
10,725.20
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
growth rate 0.8% 4.4% 1.3% 0.5% 2.4% -2.3% 1.7% 5.5% 4.6% 3.0%
Op.Income 463.40
552.50
0.00
587.00
639.00
601.60
616.90
682.60
740.60
763.10
growth rate 19.2% -100.0% 8.9% -5.9% 2.5% 10.7% 8.5% 3.0%
IBT 405.00
504.50
0.00
545.50
665.20
919.10
606.40
680.50
778.20
801.80
growth rate 24.6% -100.0% 21.9% 38.2% -34.0% 12.2% 14.4% 3.0%
Net Income 292.70
354.40
0.00
392.70
481.80
712.90
447.10
506.10
571.50
591.70
growth rate 21.1% -100.0% 22.7% 48.0% -37.3% 13.2% 12.9% 3.5%
EPS 0.79
0.86
1.06
1.22
1.26
1.61
2.43
1.69
2.01
2.39
2.57
growth rate 8.9% 23.3% 15.1% 3.3% 27.8% 50.9% -30.5% 18.9% 18.9% 7.5%
Gross Profit 630.70
622.10
704.20
747.50
2,062.80
2,189.00
2,125.80
796.60
1,273.50
1,347.80
1,403.30
growth rate -1.4% 13.2% 6.2% 176.0% 6.1% -2.9% -62.5% 59.9% 5.8% 4.1%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Mar '17 Jul '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jul '18
Earnings BIT 166.00
187.70
178.10
158.50
270.00
growth rate 13.1% -5.1% -11.0% 70.4%
Balance Sheet Mar '17 Jul '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jul '18
Acct.Receivable 307.10
331.80
385.70
328.40
556.80
growth rate 8.0% 16.2% -14.9% 69.6%
Acct.Payable 934.30
1,035.00
1,009.00
926.00
1,237.20
growth rate 10.8% -2.5% -8.2% 33.6%
Cur.Assets 1,210.60
1,356.30
2,951.40
2,874.50
1,784.20
growth rate 12.0% 117.6% -2.6% -37.9%
Total Assets 5,761.00
6,050.70
8,696.70
8,612.50
11,029.60
growth rate 5.0% 43.7% -1.0% 28.1%
Cash 54.60
148.90
1,643.60
1,652.70
119.70
growth rate 172.7% 1,003.8% 0.6% -92.8%
Inventory 818.70
856.60
900.60
863.90
1,053.70
growth rate 4.6% 5.1% -4.1% 22.0%
Cur.Liabilities 1,198.80
1,285.90
1,231.70
1,153.00
1,460.80
growth rate 7.3% -4.2% -6.4% 26.7%
Liabilities 3,033.50
3,090.20
4,453.10
4,307.30
5,488.60
growth rate 1.9% 44.1% -3.3% 27.4%
LT Debt 1,505.20
1,419.60
2,852.80
2,792.00
2,934.30
growth rate -5.7% 101.0% -2.1% 5.1%
Equity 2,685.10
2,911.10
4,193.20
4,257.50
5,493.70
growth rate 8.4% 44.0% 1.5% 29.0%
Common Shares 561.30
565.80
565.80
571.50
1,724.00
growth rate 0.8% 0.0% 1.0% 201.7%
Cash Flow Statement Mar '17 Jul '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jul '18
Capital Expenditures 58.50
114.70
51.20
44.10
76.90
growth rate 96.1% -55.4% -13.9% 74.4%
Cash Dividends 37.10
36.90
36.90
40.90
41.00
growth rate -0.5% 0.0% 10.8% 0.2%
Cash From OA 189.30
236.80
42.40
172.30
284.80
growth rate 25.1% -82.1% 306.4% 65.3%
Sale Purchase of Stock 4.90
0.30
4.80
4.80
growth rate -93.9% 1,500.0% 0.0%
FCF 130.80
122.10
-8.80
128.20
207.90
growth rate -6.7% -100.0% 100.0% 62.2%
Income Statement Mar '17 Jul '17 Dec '17 Mar '18 Jul '18
Sales 2,902.40
3,228.40
3,111.80
2,899.00
4,636.40
growth rate 11.2% -3.6% -6.8% 59.9%
Op.Income 166.00
187.70
178.10
158.50
270.00
growth rate 13.1% -5.1% -11.0% 70.4%
IBT 173.20
202.10
1,522.40
145.10
216.10
growth rate 16.7% 653.3% -90.5% 48.9%
Net Income 129.10
150.20
1,297.90
106.40
167.40
growth rate 16.3% 764.1% -91.8% 57.3%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 311.30
346.90
337.00
306.60
497.40
growth rate 11.4% -2.9% -9.0% 62.2%

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 (46.60)

YOY Growth Grade:

D (43.17)

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 5.85 5.87 14.86
EPS / Growth 13.7% 7.39 7.5%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

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

Equity Growth Rate: 3.8%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 3.8% 8.3% 8.3%
Future PE 5.85 12.45 12.45
Future EPS 10.73 16.43 16.43
Value Price
MOS %
15.51
-64.2%
50.56
16.6%
50.56
16.6%
MOS Price 7.76 25.28 25.28
IRT 5.22 4.65 4.65

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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