Safeway Company Profile (NYSE:SWY)

About Safeway (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway logoSafeway Inc., is an food and drug retail company. The Company owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC, an online grocery channel doing business under the names Safeway.com and Vons.com. Blackhawk, a majority-owned subsidiary of Safeway, is a prepaid payment network utilizing proprietary technology to offer gift cards, other prepaid products and payment services. Blackhawk's payment network supports its three primary constituents: consumers who purchase the products and services Blackhawk offers, content providers who offer branded products that are redeemable for goods and services, and distribution partners who sell the products. Blackhawk's product offerings include gift cards, prepaid telecom products and prepaid financial services products, including general purpose reloadable cards and Blackhawk's reload network.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Food Retail & Distribution - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Food Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:SWY
  • CUSIP: 78651420
  • Web: www.safeway.com
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: -0.26%
  • Return on Equity: -1.66%
  • Return on Assets: -0.69%
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)

What is Safeway's stock symbol?

Safeway trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SWY."

How were Safeway's earnings last quarter?

Safeway Inc (NYSE:SWY) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 15th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.06. The firm earned $8.31 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $8.41 billion. Safeway had a negative return on equity of 1.66% and a negative net margin of 0.26%. Safeway's quarterly revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter last year. View Safeway's Earnings History.

Who are some of Safeway's key competitors?

Who are Safeway's key executives?

Safeway's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Robert L. Edwards, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Peter J. Bocian, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Robert A. Gordon Jr., Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Kelly P. Griffith, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer - North Region
  • Robert Butler, Director
  • Howard S. Cohen, Director
  • Hersch Klaff, Director
  • Ethan J. Klemperer, Director
  • Ronald J. Kravit, Director

How do I buy Safeway stock?

Shares of Safeway can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Safeway's stock price today?

One share of Safeway stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.62.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Safeway (NYSE SWY)
Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  141 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  267 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  408
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Safeway (NYSE:SWY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
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Earnings

Earnings History for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Earnings by Quarter for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Earnings History by Quarter for Safeway (NYSE SWY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/15/2014$0.10$0.04$8.41 billion$8.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/22/2014$0.27$0.19$8.33 billion$8.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014$0.18$0.06$8.26 billion$8.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2014Q4$0.48$0.53$11.48 billion$11.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/10/2013Q313$0.18$0.10$8.53 billion$8.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/18/2013Q2 2013$0.50$0.51$10.45 billion$8.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.36$0.35$10.16 billion$9.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q4 2012$0.75$0.94$13.70 billion$13.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/11/2012Q312$0.43$0.45$10.24 billion$10.05 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/19/2012$0.48$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.30$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012$0.64$0.67ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.40$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.28$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2011$0.57$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $-0.03 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Most Recent Dividend:1/2/2015
Dividend Yield:0.00%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:0.00% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
Track Record:12 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)

Dividend History by Quarter for Safeway (NYSE SWY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
12/15/2014quarterly$0.232.66%12/23/201412/26/20141/2/2015
8/22/2014quarterly$0.232.66%9/16/20149/18/201410/9/2014
5/14/2014quarterly$0.232.68%6/17/20146/19/20147/10/2014
3/13/2014quarterly$0.202.08%3/20/20143/24/20144/10/2014
12/6/2013quarterly$0.202.44%12/17/201312/19/20131/9/2014
8/23/2013quarterly$0.203.05%9/17/20139/19/201310/10/2013
5/14/2013quarterly$0.203.14%6/18/20136/20/20137/11/2013
3/15/2013quarterly$0.182.82%3/21/20133/25/20134/11/2013
12/9/2012quarterly$0.183.9%12/13/201212/17/201212/31/2012
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/28/2013Kelly P GriffithEVPSell11,000$36.26$398,860.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2013Diane M DietzEVPSell50,000$36.50$1,825,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2013Diane M DietzEVPSell50,000$36.00$1,800,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Diane M DietzEVPSell193,000$35.47$6,845,710.00View SEC Filing  
10/23/2013Russell M JacksonSVPSell2,824$35.26$99,574.24View SEC Filing  
10/17/2013Jerry TidwellSVPSell25,000$33.06$826,500.00View SEC Filing  
10/16/2013David R SternSVPSell5,000$32.95$164,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Robert EdwardsCEOSell273,000$33.26$9,079,980.00View SEC Filing  
10/11/2013Robert GordonSVPSell135,000$33.26$4,490,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Melissa PlaisanceSVPSell54,000$32.00$1,728,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Jerry TidwellSVPSell27,500$31.25$859,375.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Larree RendaEVPSell293,000$31.00$9,083,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Donald WrightSVPSell102,000$31.00$3,162,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/17/2013Kelly GriffithEVPSell70,000$30.44$2,130,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013Robert A GordonSVPSell20,000$25.89$517,800.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Frank C HerringerDirectorBuy18,000$25.64$461,520.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013David F BondSVPBuy5,000$26.10$130,500.00View SEC Filing  
7/22/2013Kelly P GriffithEVPSell134,809$25.94$3,496,945.46View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Jerry TidwellSVPSell8,000$25.39$203,120.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2013Jerry TidwellSVPSell20,000$26.50$530,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Latest Headlines for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoThe plant-based meatless burger is coming to the meat aisles of its first mainstream US grocery chain
finance.yahoo.com - May 27 at 6:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeway (SWY) Receives News Impact Rating of 0.04
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 8:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeway (SWY) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeway (SWY) Receiving Somewhat Negative Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo Safeway Inc (SWY) Given Average Rating of "" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSafeway (SWY) Getting Very Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoQuest Gets Price-Target Hike On Safeway Tie; Ancestry.com Opportunity
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 7:55 PM
forbes.com logoWhole Foods Shares Spike As Activist Jana Partners Takes 9% Stake
www.forbes.com - April 10 at 5:14 PM
usatoday.com logoReport: Albertsons in merger talks with Sprouts - USA TODAY
www.usatoday.com - March 20 at 12:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhen Their Shifts End, Uber Drivers Set Up Camp in Parking Lots Across the U.S.
finance.yahoo.com - January 23 at 8:17 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Morrisons to revive Safeway brand
www.ft.com - November 22 at 12:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlbertsons Updates Finances Again in Most Recent IPO Filing
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 7:34 PM
forbes.com logoWhy Treasury And Fed Officials Should Spend More Time At CVS And Safeway
www.forbes.com - October 16 at 11:02 AM
investorplace.com logoWhy Tiger Woods Won’t Play in the Safeway Open
investorplace.com - October 10 at 4:33 PM
cnbc.com logoTiger Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open
www.cnbc.com - October 10 at 2:28 PM
bizjournals.com logo9 Denver-area Albertsons stores to become Safeway's
www.bizjournals.com - September 7 at 7:41 PM
bizjournals.com logoSafeway, Albertsons launch delivery service, online ordering in metro Denver
www.bizjournals.com - August 24 at 7:24 PM
bizjournals.com logoHepatitis A outbreak gives Hawaii pharmacies a rush of business
www.bizjournals.com - August 19 at 10:37 AM
bizjournals.com logoStage set for Petrovich-city battle over gas station
www.bizjournals.com - August 18 at 10:44 AM
bizjournals.com logoWell-known Kroger exec who ran recently acquired company retires
www.bizjournals.com - July 12 at 5:00 PM
seekingalpha.com logoRetail Consolidation Is Killing Traditional Consumer Brands
seekingalpha.com - July 2 at 7:09 PM
cnbc.com logoTrader Joe's settles with EPA over greenhouse gas emissions
www.cnbc.com - June 21 at 1:26 PM
bizjournals.com logoAs grocers double down on ecommerce, competitive pressure mounts for Publix
www.bizjournals.com - June 21 at 8:22 AM
bizjournals.com logoWhy Peter Thiel backs this under-the-radar energy startup - San Francisco Business Times (blog)
www.bizjournals.com - May 26 at 6:25 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Craving Growth, Walgreens Dismissed Its Doubts About Theranos
www.wsj.com - May 25 at 11:08 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Craving More Growth, Walgreens Dismissed Its Doubts About Theranos
www.wsj.com - May 25 at 5:03 PM
fortune.com logoQuaker Oats Is Recalling Granola Bars for Possible Listeria Contamination - Fortune
fortune.com - May 17 at 6:11 PM
fortune.com logoMeet the Private Company That Has Changed the Face of the World - Fortune
fortune.com - May 17 at 10:06 AM
forbes.com logoHow One Entrepreneur Convinced Beyoncé To Invest In Her Startup - Forbes
www.forbes.com - May 11 at 4:52 AM
fortune.com logoWhy Our Food Keeps Making Us Sick - Fortune
fortune.com - May 6 at 6:36 PM
fortune.com logoTrade Joe's Announces More Listeria-Related Food Recalls - Fortune
fortune.com - May 6 at 5:13 AM
forbes.com logoHot Shark Tank Product Rescued 4 People From Death - Forbes
www.forbes.com - May 4 at 11:43 PM
fortune.com logoListeria Infections Lead to Larger Recall at Safeway, Costco - Fortune
fortune.com - May 3 at 6:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoRegency's Dividend Cushion Leaves Us Skeptical - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 21 at 6:54 PM
marketwatch.com logoHow much you can save by avoiding shopping at Whole Foods
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 11:45 AM
marketwatch.com logoThis is how much more it costs to shop at Whole Foods
www.marketwatch.com - April 19 at 7:22 AM
fortune.com logoWegmans Was Just Named the Best Grocery Chain in America - Fortune
fortune.com - April 14 at 6:55 PM
fortune.com logoRecalled Reser's Salads Were Also Sold as Walmart and Safeway Brands - Fortune
fortune.com - April 12 at 11:59 PM
seekingalpha.com logoKeep CALM And Cal-Maine On! - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 5 at 11:50 PM
seekingalpha.com logoVillage Farms: Rare Undervalued Equity Investment Opportunity In The AgTech Sector - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 5 at 11:50 PM
bizjournals.com logoTheranos rival offering lab tests in Arizona Safeway stores
www.bizjournals.com - November 30 at 7:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoOne of Theranos’ blood-testing rivals nabbed a deal with Safeway
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 2:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAlbertsons Gears Up for IPO
finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 9:44 AM

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