Westaim (WED) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.03 (-0.79%)
(As of 05:24 PM ET)
Today's Range
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39,850 shs
Average Volume
125,359 shs
Market Capitalization
C$521.59 million
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About Westaim Stock (CVE:WED)

The Westaim Corporation is a private equity firm specializing in direct and indirect investments through acquisitions, joint ventures, secondary investments both direct and indirect, fund of fund investments, and other arrangements. For direct investments, the firm invests in early venture, mid venture, late venture, middle market, later stage, mature, emerging growth, PIPEs, and buyout transactions. For fund of fund investments, it seeks to invest in private equity funds, venture capital funds, and hedge funds. The firm seeks to provide long term capital to businesses operating in the global financial services industry. It typically acquires controlling interests in businesses. The firm seeks to acquire debt, equity, or derivative securities of both public and private companies. It invests with the objective of providing its shareholders with capital appreciation and real wealth preservation. The firm seeks to provide its portfolio companies with advisory services including, but not limited to, advice on capital allocation, financing strategy, performance measurement and merger and acquisition support. It also seeks to partner with like-minded providers of third party capital to help supplement the firm's own capital, when completing acquisitions. The firm generally seeks to hold its investments for seven to 15 years. The Westaim Corporation was founded in 1996 and is based in Toronto, Canada.

WED Stock Price History

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Closing Bell: The Westaim Corp flat on Wednesday (WED)
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Asset Management
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Rating Score (0-4)
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0 Analysts


Net Income
C$183.98 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$212.78 million
Cash Flow
C$3.77 per share
Book Value
C$3.93 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
C$525.76 million
Not Optionable
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Key Executives

  • Mr. John Cameron MacDonald CFA
    President, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Glenn Garry MacNeil C.A. (Age 65)
    C.M.A., CPA, CFA, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $692.69k
  • Mr. Robert Terrance Kittel CFA (Age 52)
    CPA, Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $1.51M
  • Mr. Stephen Lyndon Way (Age 75)
    Chief Executive of HIIG
    Comp: $711.47k
  • Ms. Karen Woodfield
  • Mr. Nakul Randev
  • Ms. Cristina Nunes
  • Mr. William R. Andrus (Age 74)

WED Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westaim's stock price target for 2024?

0 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Westaim's stock. Their WED share price targets range from C$4.75 to C$4.75. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach C$4.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 26.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have WED shares performed in 2024?

Westaim's stock was trading at C$3.76 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, WED shares have decreased by 0.1% and is now trading at C$3.75.
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When is Westaim's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 21st 2024.
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How were Westaim's earnings last quarter?

The Westaim Co. (CVE:WED) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 27th. The company reported $0.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.16. The firm earned $2.28 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $78.71 million. Westaim had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 41.75% and a net margin of 86.46%.

Is Westaim a good dividend stock?

Westaim (CVE:WED) pays an annual dividend of C$0.18 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 10.32%. WED has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 10.40%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.

What other stocks do shareholders of Westaim own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Westaim investors own include BlackBerry (BB), Editas Medicine (EDIT), Finning International (FTT), Bank of Montreal (BMO), Medical Facilities (DR), Enbridge (ENB), Ford Motor (F), General Electric (GE) and Pulse Seismic (PSD).

How do I buy shares of Westaim?

Shares of WED stock and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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This page (CVE:WED) was last updated on 4/24/2024 by Staff

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