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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
MTRAF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MTRAF: 0.03 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 3.09
Current: 0.03

0.03
3.09
Equity to Asset 0.51
MTRAF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MTRAF: 0.51 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.51

0.36
0.55
Interest Coverage 12.14
MTRAF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. MTRAF: 12.14 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 89.36
Current: 12.14

6.3
89.36
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.91
M-Score: -2.49
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.23
MTRAF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. MTRAF: 5.23 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 5.47
Current: 5.23

2.92
5.47
Net-margin (%) 3.86
MTRAF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. MTRAF: 3.86 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 6.1
Current: 3.86

1.79
6.1
ROE (%) 16.44
MTRAF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. MTRAF: 16.44 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.66   Max: 26.02
Current: 16.44

14.66
26.02
ROA (%) 8.75
MTRAF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. MTRAF: 8.75 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.25   Max: 13.61
Current: 8.75

6.25
13.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.20
MTRAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.27 vs. MTRAF: 43.20 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 34.61   Max: 118.98
Current: 43.2

34.61
118.98
Revenue Growth (%) 6.10
MTRAF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MTRAF: 6.10 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 17.8
Current: 6.1

2.4
17.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 8.40
MTRAF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MTRAF: 8.40 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 19.9
Current: 8.4

7.3
19.9
EPS Growth (%) 10.20
MTRAF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. MTRAF: 10.20 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 9.3   Max: 25.5
Current: 10.2

9.3
25.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.50
MTRAF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. MTRAF: 17.50 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.04   Max: 18.15
Current: 17.5

8.04
18.15
P/B 2.81
MTRAF's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MTRAF: 2.81 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 4.11
Current: 2.81

1.23
4.11
P/S 0.67
MTRAF's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. MTRAF: 0.67 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.67

0.23
0.68
PFCF 34.15
MTRAF's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 37.57 vs. MTRAF: 34.15 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.77   Max: 48.37
Current: 34.15

8.77
48.37
EV-to-EBIT 14.13
MTRAF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.07 vs. MTRAF: 14.13 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7   Max: 17.1
Current: 14.13

7
17.1
PEG 1.73
MTRAF's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 30.00 vs. MTRAF: 1.73 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.73

0.52
1.78
Shiller P/E 18.47
MTRAF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 31.75 vs. MTRAF: 18.47 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.16   Max: 22.44
Current: 18.47

10.16
22.44
Current Ratio 1.11
MTRAF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MTRAF: 1.11 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.11
Current: 1.11

0.87
1.11
Quick Ratio 0.35
MTRAF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. MTRAF: 0.35 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.35

0.34
0.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.40
MTRAF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MTRAF: 1.40 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.18
Current: 1.4

0.79
2.18
Dividend Payout 0.23
MTRAF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. MTRAF: 0.23 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.23

0.13
0.23
Dividend growth (3y) 15.40
MTRAF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MTRAF: 15.40 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.4
Current: 15.4

0
23.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.83
MTRAF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. MTRAF: 2.83 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 4.4
Current: 2.83

1.6
4.4
Share Buyback Rate 5.30
MTRAF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. MTRAF: 5.30 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.3   Max: -5.9
Current: 5.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 19.96
MTRAF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. MTRAF: 19.96 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 39.33
Current: 19.96

2.06
39.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.36
MTRAF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. MTRAF: 1.36 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.06
Current: 1.36

0.83
2.06
Price/Median PS Value 1.64
MTRAF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MTRAF: 1.64 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.64

0.46
1.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.73
MTRAF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MTRAF: 1.73 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.73

0.62
1.7
Price/Graham Number 3.82
MTRAF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. MTRAF: 3.82 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 5.01
Current: 3.82

0.95
5.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
MTRAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MTRAF: 7.10 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 14.3
Current: 7.1

5.8
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.75
MTRAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.45 vs. MTRAF: 13.75 )
MTRAF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 13.1   Max: 22.5
Current: 13.75

13.1
22.5

Analyst Estimate


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Sep15 Sep16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 4.09 4.49
EPS without NRI($) 4.09 4.49

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
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Traded in other countries:MRU.Canada, 62M.Germany,
Metro Inc was incorporated on December 22, 1947. It is a food retailer and distributor and operates a network of supermarkets, discount stores and drugstores in Quebec and Ontario. It operates or supplies 642 food stores in Quebec and in Ontario. The Company also supplies close to 750 small retail outlets. The Corporation's four warehouses and two cash-and-carry stores ensure the procurement and storage of grocery products, general merchandise, non-perishable goods and certain dairy products. The Company operates its business through the following segments: Food and Pharmaceutical. The Food segment operates under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, GP, Super C, AMI and Food Basics. The Pharmaceutical segment operates under several banners including Brunet, Clini Plus, Pharmacy and Drug Basis. Its products include Meats and frozen foods, Fish and seafoods, Fruits, Dairy products and Drugstores. The company is involved in the distribution of pharmaceutical and parapharmaceutical products throughout Québec. It supplies directly pharmacies, food supermarkets and healthcare institutions, including hospitals and treatment centers. The Corporation also acts as franchisor and distributor for 184 franchised Brunet Plus, Brunet, Brunet Clinique, and Clini Plus drugstores, owned by independent pharmacists. The Corporation also operates 73 drugstores under the Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners and their sales are included in the Corporation's. Supplying non-franchised drugstores and various health centers also contributes to sales. Its principal banners are Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Marché Richelieu, Food Basics, Brunet, Brunet Plus, Brunet Clinique, Clini Plus, Pharmacy and Drug Basics. Its private labels are identified by the following trademarks, among others: Irresistibles and Selection.
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