WINTON GROUP Ltd boosted its holdings in shares of Marcus Corp (NYSE:MCS) by 194.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 17,655 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 11,668 shares during the quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd owned about 0.06% of Marcus worth $582,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Lazard Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Marcus by 69.9% in the first quarter. Lazard Asset Management LLC now owns 855,500 shares of the company’s stock valued at $34,262,000 after buying an additional 352,110 shares in the last quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Marcus by 28.9% in the first quarter. Westwood Holdings Group Inc. now owns 698,515 shares of the company’s stock valued at $27,976,000 after buying an additional 156,626 shares in the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp grew its stake in shares of Marcus by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 393,508 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,544,000 after buying an additional 11,313 shares in the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Marcus by 24.1% in the first quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 296,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,868,000 after buying an additional 57,468 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Geode Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Marcus by 13.3% in the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 216,088 shares of the company’s stock valued at $8,535,000 after buying an additional 25,389 shares in the last quarter. 64.58% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

MCS has been the subject of a number of research reports. ValuEngine raised Zynerba Pharmaceuticals from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, May 17th. Zacks Investment Research raised Hallmark Financial Services from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Friday, July 19th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Skechers USA in a research note on Friday, April 26th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Marcus presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $44.50.

NYSE:MCS traded up $0.17 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $34.98. The company had a trading volume of 2,007 shares, compared to its average volume of 139,411. The firm has a market cap of $1.07 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.01, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 0.58. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $33.45. Marcus Corp has a 12-month low of $31.90 and a 12-month high of $45.82. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 0.39 and a quick ratio of 0.39.

Marcus (NYSE:MCS) last released its earnings results on Thursday, July 25th. The company reported $0.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.61 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $232.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $227.65 million. Marcus had a return on equity of 9.59% and a net margin of 6.00%. As a group, equities research analysts predict that Marcus Corp will post 1.87 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Marcus Company Profile

The Marcus Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates movie theatres, and hotels and resorts in the United States. As of March 12, 2019, it owned or operated 1,098 screens at 90 locations in 17 states; and owned and managed 21 hotels, resorts, and other properties in nine states. The company also operates a family entertainment center under the Funset Boulevard name in Appleton, Wisconsin, as well as owns and operates a retail outlet under the name of Ronnie's Plaza.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Marcus (NYSE:MCS)

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