Media coverage about Monro Muffler Brake (NASDAQ:MNRO) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Monro Muffler Brake earned a news sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the auto parts company an impact score of 46.0737168343197 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:
- TheStreet Downgrades Monro Muffler Brake (MNRO) to C+ (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Expect Monro Inc (MNRO) Will Post Earnings of $0.49 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
- Monro (MNRO) Now Covered by Analysts at SunTrust Banks (americanbankingnews.com)
- Monro Inc (MNRO) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages (americanbankingnews.com)
Monro Muffler Brake stock opened at $51.20 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1,679.10, a PE ratio of 30.30, a P/E/G ratio of 1.86 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 0.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. Monro Muffler Brake has a 52-week low of $39.65 and a 52-week high of $64.15.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, March 26th. Investors of record on Friday, March 16th will be given a dividend of $0.18 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 15th. This represents a $0.72 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.41%. Monro Muffler Brake’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 42.60%.
Several equities research analysts have recently commented on the stock. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Monro Muffler Brake from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, January 26th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Monro Muffler Brake from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $69.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, January 24th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Monro Muffler Brake from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st. Jefferies Group restated a “hold” rating on shares of Monro Muffler Brake in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. Finally, Oppenheimer restated a “buy” rating on shares of Monro Muffler Brake in a research note on Tuesday, January 30th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Monro Muffler Brake has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $62.14.
In related news, insider Maureen Mulholland sold 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.00, for a total transaction of $153,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Stephen C. Mccluski sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.51, for a total value of $555,100.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 6.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.
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Monro Muffler Brake Company Profile
Monro, Inc provides automotive undercar repair, and tire sales and services in the United States. The company offers range of services on passenger cars, light trucks, and vans for brakes; mufflers and exhaust systems; and steering, drive train, suspension, and wheel alignment. It also provides other products and services, including tires and routine maintenance services, including state inspections.
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