Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE: MCS) has recently received a number of price target changes and ratings updates:

  • 8/3/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating.
  • 7/29/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/28/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) had its price target lowered by analysts at Barrington Research from $39.00 to $37.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 7/24/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/19/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at B. Riley. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $42.00.
  • 7/5/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “The Marcus Corporation engages in the lodging and entertainment industries. It operates through two segments: Movie Theatres, and Hotels and Resorts. The Company’s movie theatre division owns or manages screens at locations in several states, as well as a family entertainment center. Marcus’ lodging division owns or manages hotels and resorts in several states, as well as a vacation club. It also provides hospitality management services, including check-in, housekeeping, and maintenance for a vacation ownership development. The Marcus Corporation is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “
  • 6/29/2017 – Marcus Corporation (The) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “The Marcus Corporation engages in the lodging and entertainment industries. It operates through two segments: Movie Theatres, and Hotels and Resorts. The Company’s movie theatre division owns or manages screens at locations in several states, as well as a family entertainment center. Marcus’ lodging division owns or manages hotels and resorts in several states, as well as a vacation club. It also provides hospitality management services, including check-in, housekeeping, and maintenance for a vacation ownership development. The Marcus Corporation is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “

Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS) traded down 0.55% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $26.90. 50,998 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Marcus Corporation has a 12-month low of $22.05 and a 12-month high of $34.90. The stock has a market capitalization of $766.27 million, a PE ratio of 17.78 and a beta of 0.63. The stock has a 50-day moving average price of $30.00 and a 200-day moving average price of $31.20.

Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.03. Marcus Corporation (The) had a net margin of 7.18% and a return on equity of 10.78%. The business had revenue of $152.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $158.43 million. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.34 EPS. Marcus Corporation (The)’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts expect that Marcus Corporation will post $1.55 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 25th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.86%. Marcus Corporation (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 33.11%.

In other Marcus Corporation (The) news, CFO Douglas A. Neis sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, June 5th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.83, for a total transaction of $101,490.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 71,339 shares in the company, valued at $2,413,398.37. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, VP Thomas F. Kissinger sold 4,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total transaction of $128,680.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 60,039 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,931,454.63. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 33.53% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

The Marcus Corporation operates principally in two business segments: Theatres, and Hotels and Resorts. The Theatres segment operates multiscreen motion picture theatres in Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and Nebraska, and a family entertainment center in Wisconsin. The Hotels and Resorts segment owns and operates hotels and resorts in Wisconsin, Illinois, Oklahoma and Nebraska, and manages hotels, resorts and other properties in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Texas, Nevada, Georgia, Florida and California.

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