Metro AG (ETR:B4B3) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages

Metro AG (ETR:B4B3) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the thirteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year price objective among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is €14.75 ($17.15).

B4B3 has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Warburg Research set a €15.30 ($17.79) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. Barclays set a €14.00 ($16.28) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. Deutsche Bank set a €16.00 ($18.60) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 24th. Berenberg Bank set a €14.40 ($16.74) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, July 25th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a €13.00 ($15.12) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, August 30th.

ETR:B4B3 traded up €0.05 ($0.06) on Tuesday, reaching €12.80 ($14.88). 1,375 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,620. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 160.71, a current ratio of 0.86 and a quick ratio of 0.27. The firm has a market cap of $38.09 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -67.72. 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 fifty day simple moving average of €12.98 and a 200-day simple moving average of €13.24.

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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