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Buying quality merchandise when it's on sale is a stock market strategy used by some of the greatest investors in the world - including Warren Buffett. After the turmoil we've seen over the past year, there are signs that stocks like M...
Shares in Metcash (ASX:MTS) are currently trading at 3.41 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Coronavirus will affect the price. One way of making that assessment is to examine where its strengths...
Buying quality merchandise when it's on sale is a stock market strategy used by some of the greatest investors in the world - including Warren Buffett. After the turmoil we've seen in 2020, there are signs that stocks like Metcash (ASX...
Metcash Limited is an Australia-based distribution and marketing company. The Company is engaged in supplying and supporting retailers and other businesses across the food, liquor and hardware markets. The Company operates through three segments: Food, Liquor and Hardware. The Food segment comprise the distribution of a range of products and services to independent supermarket and convenience retail outlets. The Liquor segment comprise the distribution of liquor products to independent retail outlets and hotels. The Hardware segment comprise the distribution of hardware products to independent retail outlets and the operation of company owned retail stores. Its Independent Brands Australia (IBA) business operates national independent retail brands, including Cellarbrations, The Bottle-O, IGA Liquor, Duncans, Thirsty Camel, Big Bargain and Porters. It has approximately 1612 supermarket retail stores, 2790 liquor retail outlets, and 730 hardware retail stores.
- Macquarie Park, 1 Thomas Holt Drive, NORTH SYDNEY, 2113
- +61 297413000
- Ernst & Young
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As of Today at 07:15 UTC, shares in Metcash are trading at AU$4.23. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Metcash last closed at AU$4.23 and the price had moved by +18.49% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Metcash share price has outperformed the ASX All Ordinaries Index by +18.56% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Metcash is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Metcash dividend yield is 4.73% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Metcash paid a total dividend of AU$0.20, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 4.73%. We do not have any data on when Metcash is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Metcash is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Metcash shares is currently 4.73%.
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As of the previous close price of AU$4.23, shares in Metcash had a market capitalisation of AU$4.08bn.
Here are the trading details for Metcash:
- Country of listing: Australia
- Exchange: ASX
- Ticker Symbol: MTS
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Metcash is currently classified as a Super Stock. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Metcash is AU$4.60. That is 8.75% above the last closing price of AU$4.23.
Analysts covering Metcash currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of AU$0.28 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Metcash. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the ASX All Ordinaries Index by +6.31%.
As of the last closing price of AU$4.23, shares in Metcash were trading -0.54% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Metcash PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 15.22. The shares last closed at AU$4.23.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Metcash's management team is headed by:
- Robert Murray - NEC
- Alistair Bell - CFO
- Chris Baddock - CEX
- Scott Marshall - CEX
- Annette Welsh - CEX
- Penny Coates - CHO
- David Reeve - CIO
- Matt Havens - OTH
- Julie Hutton - SEC
- Margaret Haseltine - NED
- Peter Birtles - NID
- Christine Holman - NID
- Murray Jordan - NID
- Helen Nash - NID