Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS) announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 1st, RTT News reports. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 27th will be paid a dividend of 0.125 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, November 24th.

Marcus Corporation (The) has increased its dividend by an average of 38.3% annually over the last three years and has increased its dividend every year for the last 5 years. Marcus Corporation (The) has a payout ratio of 32.9% meaning its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings. Research analysts expect Marcus Corporation (The) to earn $1.69 per share next year, which means the company should continue to be able to cover its $0.50 annual dividend with an expected future payout ratio of 29.6%.

Shares of Marcus Corporation (MCS) opened at $27.60 on Friday. 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 cap of $768.33, a PE ratio of 19.86, a PEG ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.71. Marcus Corporation has a 1-year low of $23.85 and a 1-year high of $34.90.

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

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on MCS. TheStreet downgraded shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a report on Thursday, August 3rd. Benchmark Co. reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective (down previously from $37.00) on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $38.00 price objective on shares of Marcus Corporation (The) in a research note on Saturday, July 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, ValuEngine cut shares of Marcus Corporation (The) from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note 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. Marcus Corporation (The) has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $35.67.

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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.

Dividend History for Marcus Corporation (The) (NYSE:MCS)

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