MTY Food Group

MTY-T

TSE:MTY

30.67
1.23 (4.18%)
MTY Food Group is a Canadian franchisor and operator of numerous quick service restaurants operating under more than 70 brand names, some of them through wholly owned subsidiaries. The number of enterprises carrying MTY brands reached 5,500 in 2017.
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BUY
BUY
June 22, 2020
It has considerable upside to get back to where it was. We should be less concerned now than we were when the economy was getting shut down. They say they are generating 80% of what they were previously by increasing prices, increasing turns, and there is greater activity on take out and pick up. This is his choice for investing in the recovery.
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It has considerable upside to get back to where it was. We should be less concerned now than we were when the economy was getting shut down. They say they are generating 80% of what they were previously by increasing prices, increasing turns, and there is greater activity on take out and pick up. This is his choice for investing in the recovery.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
May 19, 2020
They specialize in food court restaurants which is a troubled area because of the lockdown. But most restaurant stocks were down 50% but were already struggling before the virus. One exception was MTY. They've enjoyed a 25% EPS compound growth rate for the last 5 years, with postiive same-store sales in January and February. Yes, some operations are in hard-hit food courts and malls, but 60% of their locations are in the streets, not malls. They took on a lot of debt to buy a pizza chain, so the stock went down. If you believe people will return to fast food and that reopenings will be successful, then MTY is a buy. Pizza does very well in this climate. (Analysts’ price target is $27.29)
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They specialize in food court restaurants which is a troubled area because of the lockdown. But most restaurant stocks were down 50% but were already struggling before the virus. One exception was MTY. They've enjoyed a 25% EPS compound growth rate for the last 5 years, with postiive same-store sales in January and February. Yes, some operations are in hard-hit food courts and malls, but 60% of their locations are in the streets, not malls. They took on a lot of debt to buy a pizza chain, so the stock went down. If you believe people will return to fast food and that reopenings will be successful, then MTY is a buy. Pizza does very well in this climate. (Analysts’ price target is $27.29)
BUY
BUY
February 24, 2020
Today's news was good, because it broken a downward trend in a downward channel.
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February 24, 2020
Today's news was good, because it broken a downward trend in a downward channel.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 31, 2019
They've had a volatile 2019. They did a good job rolling up franchises, but that positive has been priced into the stock. Not a good-growth company; the restaurant space faces wage increases and food inflation.
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December 31, 2019
They've had a volatile 2019. They did a good job rolling up franchises, but that positive has been priced into the stock. Not a good-growth company; the restaurant space faces wage increases and food inflation.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
July 15, 2019
(A Top Pick Sep 07/18, Up 7%) They are an acqusitions machine, buying fast food brands, inlcuding a big one in the past two years that he hopes would increase their margins. They're rebounding from a hiccup now, so things looks good. It will grow nicely and eventually pay dividends.
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(A Top Pick Sep 07/18, Up 7%) They are an acqusitions machine, buying fast food brands, inlcuding a big one in the past two years that he hopes would increase their margins. They're rebounding from a hiccup now, so things looks good. It will grow nicely and eventually pay dividends.
TOP PICK
TOP PICK
September 7, 2018

A simple business, relatively cheap at 14x earnings. Likes the chart. If you buy stocks that are hitting new 52-week highs, they tend to keep doing it. Grow by acquisition, and they’re good at it. Can get a decent double-digit return without losing sleep. Yield is 1%. (Analysts’ price target is $60.33.)

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MTY Food Group (MTY-T)
September 7, 2018

A simple business, relatively cheap at 14x earnings. Likes the chart. If you buy stocks that are hitting new 52-week highs, they tend to keep doing it. Grow by acquisition, and they’re good at it. Can get a decent double-digit return without losing sleep. Yield is 1%. (Analysts’ price target is $60.33.)

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
April 24, 2018

(A Past Top Pick on January 12, 2017, Down 1%) Food courts. They brought Thai Express to the States, but it didn't take off. They also bought Imvescor Restaurant Group that he didn't like and sold his shares. He saw an overhang with mall traffic and wasn't impressed with same-store sales.

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MTY Food Group (MTY-T)
April 24, 2018

(A Past Top Pick on January 12, 2017, Down 1%) Food courts. They brought Thai Express to the States, but it didn't take off. They also bought Imvescor Restaurant Group that he didn't like and sold his shares. He saw an overhang with mall traffic and wasn't impressed with same-store sales.

PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 8, 2018

(A Top Pick Jan 12/17, Up 14%) He recently got out because he found a better opportunity. He does not see expected returns getting much higher. He decided to exit. It’s a well run company. Everyone likes Thai Express.

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January 8, 2018

(A Top Pick Jan 12/17, Up 14%) He recently got out because he found a better opportunity. He does not see expected returns getting much higher. He decided to exit. It’s a well run company. Everyone likes Thai Express.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
December 4, 2017

Relatively under the radar but one of the top performing companies on the TSX over the last 10-15 years. They went thought a period of consolidation and broke out on the announcement of an acquisition. They have a nice dividend. They have 55 brands. (Analysts’ target: $51.38).

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MTY Food Group (MTY-T)
December 4, 2017

Relatively under the radar but one of the top performing companies on the TSX over the last 10-15 years. They went thought a period of consolidation and broke out on the announcement of an acquisition. They have a nice dividend. They have 55 brands. (Analysts’ target: $51.38).

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
November 16, 2017

(Market Call Minute.) This operates a number of different fast food franchises in food courts. He likes it longer-term. It has had a bit of a run and he would be a buyer on weakness.

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November 16, 2017

(Market Call Minute.) This operates a number of different fast food franchises in food courts. He likes it longer-term. It has had a bit of a run and he would be a buyer on weakness.

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WATCH
August 2, 2017

Management team is quite strong. They’ve done a really, really good job of growing the company. Did some fairly large acquisitions recently, so the debt profile has changed and there is a bit more risk. The real story is that same-store sales has been flat to slightly falling over the last few quarters. Likes the name, but until same-store sales start to pick up, he wouldn’t be too interested. Priced at a premium right now.

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MTY Food Group (MTY-T)
August 2, 2017

Management team is quite strong. They’ve done a really, really good job of growing the company. Did some fairly large acquisitions recently, so the debt profile has changed and there is a bit more risk. The real story is that same-store sales has been flat to slightly falling over the last few quarters. Likes the name, but until same-store sales start to pick up, he wouldn’t be too interested. Priced at a premium right now.

BUY
BUY
July 10, 2017

One of the best performing stars on the TSX over the past 10 years. Owns a bunch of food court franchises, and are a consolidator in that space. Very consistent ROE generators. This is one of those stocks that completely flies below the radar screen.

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One of the best performing stars on the TSX over the past 10 years. Owns a bunch of food court franchises, and are a consolidator in that space. Very consistent ROE generators. This is one of those stocks that completely flies below the radar screen.

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June 19, 2017

He has looked at it numerous times and balked at it each time. It is a little expensive for a food corp. business. He is playing the space through another one. Wait for a pullback (10-15%) before getting into it.

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He has looked at it numerous times and balked at it each time. It is a little expensive for a food corp. business. He is playing the space through another one. Wait for a pullback (10-15%) before getting into it.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 22, 2017

He loves the company and management team. Bought this at $1.65 and sold it in the $30s. The stock treaded water for a while. They’ve done a great job of acquiring and integrating, however it is a very competitive industry. Most food service stocks are showing negative same store sales growth. Made a big acquisition in the US, which was what drove the stock higher from the $30s into the $40s. Quite expensive at these levels. Prefers others.

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March 22, 2017

He loves the company and management team. Bought this at $1.65 and sold it in the $30s. The stock treaded water for a while. They’ve done a great job of acquiring and integrating, however it is a very competitive industry. Most food service stocks are showing negative same store sales growth. Made a big acquisition in the US, which was what drove the stock higher from the $30s into the $40s. Quite expensive at these levels. Prefers others.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
January 12, 2017

A quick serve restaurant company. Made a great acquisition for about $310 million US which gives them a new platform to try some of their concepts in the US. It further diversifies the business, and allows them to continue to grow earnings. For the last decade, they’ve added new brands and new acquisitions every year, and have done a really good job of it. Trading at about 12X EBITDA. Dividend yield of 0.96%. (Analysts’ price target is $49.75.)

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MTY Food Group (MTY-T)
January 12, 2017

A quick serve restaurant company. Made a great acquisition for about $310 million US which gives them a new platform to try some of their concepts in the US. It further diversifies the business, and allows them to continue to grow earnings. For the last decade, they’ve added new brands and new acquisitions every year, and have done a really good job of it. Trading at about 12X EBITDA. Dividend yield of 0.96%. (Analysts’ price target is $49.75.)

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MTY Food Group(MTY-T) Rating

Ranking : 3 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 2

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 1

Total Signals / Votes : 3

Stockchase rating for MTY Food Group is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

MTY Food Group(MTY-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is MTY Food Group stock symbol?

MTY Food Group is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol MTY-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (MTY-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:MTY or MTY-T

Is MTY Food Group a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 3 stock analysts published opinions about MTY-T. 2 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 1 analyst recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for MTY Food Group.

Is MTY Food Group a good investment or a top pick?

MTY Food Group was recommended as a Top Pick by Teal Linde on 2020-06-22. Read the latest stock experts ratings for MTY Food Group.

Why is MTY Food Group stock dropping?

Earnings reports or recent company news can cause the stock price to drop. Read stock experts’ recommendations for help on deciding if you should buy, sell or hold the stock.

Is MTY Food Group worth watching?

3 stock analysts on Stockchase covered MTY Food Group In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is MTY Food Group stock price?

On 2020-08-10, MTY Food Group (MTY-T) stock closed at a price of $30.67.