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MTY Food Group TSX:MTY Stock Report

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24 May, 2022


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MTY fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6

MTY Stock Overview

MTY Food Group Inc. franchises and operates quick-service, fast-casual, and casual dining restaurants in Canada, the United States, and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for MTY Food Group
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$49.09
52 Week HighCA$72.10
52 Week LowCA$47.90
1 Month Change-10.32%
3 Month Change-2.25%
1 Year Change-18.02%
3 Year Change-17.97%
5 Year Change3.98%
Change since IPO13,925.71%

Recent News & Updates

Apr 11
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Shareholder Returns

MTYCA HospitalityCA Market

Return vs Industry: MTY exceeded the Canadian Hospitality industry which returned -22.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MTY underperformed the Canadian Market which returned 4.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is MTY's price volatile compared to industry and market?
MTY volatility
MTY Average Weekly Movement5.6%
Hospitality Industry Average Movement5.7%
Market Average Movement9.8%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market16.9%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: MTY is less volatile than 75% of Canadian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: MTY's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19791,978Eric Lefebvre

MTY Food Group Inc. franchises and operates quick-service, fast-casual, and casual dining restaurants in Canada, the United States, and internationally. The company also sells retail products under a multitude of banners. As of November 30, 2021, the company had 6,719 locations comprising 6,603 franchised, 23 joint ventures, and 93 corporate locations.

MTY Food Group Fundamentals Summary

How do MTY Food Group's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
MTY fundamental statistics
Market CapCA$1.20b
Earnings (TTM)CA$88.88m
Revenue (TTM)CA$573.44m


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
MTY income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueCA$57.76m
Gross ProfitCA$515.68m
Other ExpensesCA$426.80m

Last Reported Earnings

Feb 28, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)3.64
Gross Margin89.93%
Net Profit Margin15.50%
Debt/Equity Ratio56.5%

How did MTY perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is MTY Food Group undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: MTY (CA$49.09) is trading below our estimate of fair value (CA$86.4)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MTY is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MTY is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.5x) compared to the Canadian Hospitality industry average (14.9x).

PE vs Market: MTY is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.5x) compared to the Canadian market (11.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MTY's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MTY is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (1.9x) compared to the CA Hospitality industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is MTY Food Group forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual revenue growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if MTY's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (1.6%).

Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if MTY's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the Canadian market

High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: MTY's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Canadian market (6.4% per year).

High Growth Revenue: MTY's revenue (3.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MTY's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

Past Performance

How has MTY Food Group performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MTY has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MTY became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MTY's earnings have declined by 9.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: MTY has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: MTY has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Hospitality industry (52.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: MTY's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is MTY Food Group's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MTY's short term assets (CA$230.5M) do not cover its short term liabilities (CA$381.0M).

Long Term Liabilities: MTY's short term assets (CA$230.5M) do not cover its long term liabilities (CA$874.6M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MTY's net debt to equity ratio (48.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: MTY's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 78.5% to 56.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MTY's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (40.8%).

Interest Coverage: MTY's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (12.5x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is MTY Food Group current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: MTY's dividend (1.71%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (1.9%).

High Dividend: MTY's dividend (1.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Canadian market (4.91%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: MTY's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: MTY's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (16.1%), MTY's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (14.7%), MTY's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Eric Lefebvre (44 yo)





Mr. Eric Lefebvre, CPA, CA, MBA, has been Chief Executive Officer of MTY Food Group Inc since November 5, 2018 and has been its Director May 28, 2018. He joined MTY in 2009 as Vice-President and Controller...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Eric's total compensation ($USD412.47K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Canadian market ($USD1.54M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Eric's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: MTY's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: MTY's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 11 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

MTY Food Group Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: MTY Food Group Inc.
  • Ticker: MTY
  • Exchange: TSX
  • Founded: 1979
  • Industry: Restaurants
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Implied Market Cap: CA$1.198b
  • Shares outstanding: 24.41m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • MTY Food Group Inc.
  • 8210 Trans-Canada Highway
  • Saint-Laurent
  • Quebec
  • H4S 1M5
  • Canada


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/11/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.