News articles about Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Marcus Corporation (The) earned a media sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.752702306481 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Shares of Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS) opened at 27.70 on Friday. Marcus Corporation has a 52-week low of $23.85 and a 52-week high of $34.90. The stock has a market capitalization of $770.59 million, a PE ratio of 18.34 and a beta of 0.66. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $25.55 and its 200 day moving average is $29.94.

Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The company reported $0.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $152.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $158.43 million. Marcus Corporation (The) had a net margin of 7.18% and a return on equity of 10.78%. Marcus Corporation (The)’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.34 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Marcus Corporation will post $1.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, September 15th. Investors of record on Friday, August 25th were issued a dividend of $0.125 per share. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 23rd. Marcus Corporation (The)’s payout ratio is 33.11%.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price target on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research report on Saturday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 29th. ValuEngine raised shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. TheStreet cut shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Finally, Barrington Research decreased their price objective on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from $39.00 to $37.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Marcus Corporation (The) has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $37.45.

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Marcus Corporation (The) Company Profile

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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