Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its holdings in Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) by 3.1% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 64,868 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,921 shares during the quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. owned approximately 0.34% of Marcus Corporation (The) worth $1,797,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in Marcus Corporation (The) by 9.4% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,054,210 shares of the company’s stock valued at $31,836,000 after buying an additional 90,670 shares in the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp raised its position in Marcus Corporation (The) by 3.3% in the second quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 973,881 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,410,000 after purchasing an additional 31,520 shares during the last quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. raised its position in Marcus Corporation (The) by 45.5% in the second quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 530,462 shares of the company’s stock valued at $16,020,000 after purchasing an additional 165,790 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp raised its position in Marcus Corporation (The) by 2.2% in the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 491,067 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,829,000 after purchasing an additional 10,405 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management raised its position in Marcus Corporation (The) by 15.9% in the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 462,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $13,967,000 after purchasing an additional 63,400 shares during the last quarter. 60.11% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Marcus Corporation (NYSE MCS) opened at $27.60 on Tuesday. Marcus Corporation has a 1 year low of $23.85 and a 1 year high of $34.90. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a current ratio of 0.47. The stock has a market capitalization of $773.92, a PE ratio of 19.86, a PEG ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.71.

Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.02. Marcus Corporation (The) had a return on equity of 9.73% and a net margin of 6.51%. The business had revenue of $153.82 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $153.91 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.51 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 6.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Marcus Corporation will post 1.52 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Monday, November 27th will be paid a dividend of $0.125 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 24th. This represents a $0.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.81%. Marcus Corporation (The)’s dividend payout ratio is currently 35.97%.

Several equities analysts have commented on the company. TheStreet downgraded Marcus Corporation (The) from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 3rd. Benchmark Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $34.00 target price (down from $37.00) on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 target price on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research report on Saturday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Marcus Corporation (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded Marcus Corporation (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $35.67.

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About Marcus Corporation (The)

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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