Metro AG (ETR:B4B3) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fourteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €14.34 ($16.68).
A number of research analysts have recently commented on B4B3 shares. Barclays set a €14.00 ($16.28) price target on Metro and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 10th. Jefferies Financial Group set a €14.70 ($17.09) price target on Metro and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, October 11th. Bank of America set a €11.50 ($13.37) price target on Metro and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 9th. Kepler Capital Markets set a €16.00 ($18.60) price target on Metro and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 25th. Finally, Independent Research set a €15.40 ($17.91) price target on Metro and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, October 14th.
ETR B4B3 traded down €0.30 ($0.35) on Friday, hitting €12.65 ($14.71). 5,016 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,620. The stock has a 50-day moving average of €12.80 and a 200-day moving average of €13.14. The company has a current ratio of 0.86, a quick ratio of 0.27 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 160.71. Metro has a 52 week low of €10.57 ($12.29) and a 52 week high of €14.88 ($17.30). The stock has a market cap of $37.64 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -66.93.
Metro Company Profile
Metro AG engages in the wholesale and food retail business. It operates 771 wholesale stores under the METRO and MAKRO brands primarily serving the needs of hotels, restaurants, catering companies, and independent retailers, as well as service providers and authorities. The company also develops digital solutions.
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