Metro AG (ETR:B4B3) has received an average rating of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, thirteen have given a hold recommendation and one has given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is €14.53 ($16.90).
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on B4B3 shares. Barclays set a €14.00 ($16.28) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Monday, April 15th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a €12.10 ($14.07) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a €11.50 ($13.37) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, June 24th. Baader Bank set a €15.00 ($17.44) price target on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 2nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank set a €14.00 ($16.28) price objective on shares of Metro and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 30th.
ETR:B4B3 opened at €14.15 ($16.45) on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 167.82, a quick ratio of 0.25 and a current ratio of 0.83. The stock has a market cap of $42.10 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of -55.49. Metro has a 52 week low of €9.87 ($11.47) and a 52 week high of €14.88 ($17.30). The company has a 50-day moving average price of €12.90.
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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