Safeway Company Profile (NYSE:SWY)

About Safeway (NYSE:SWY)

Safeway logoSafeway Inc., is an food and drug retail company. The Company owns and operates Operating Company, LLC, an online grocery channel doing business under the names and 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
  • Sub-Industry: Food Retail
  • Symbol: NYSE:SWY
  • CUSIP: 78651420
  • Web:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • P/E Growth: 0
  • Dividend Yield: 1.0%
  • 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) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 15th. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.06. The business had revenue of $8.31 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $8.41 billion. Safeway had a negative return on equity of 1.66% and a negative net margin of 0.26%. The firm's revenue was up 2.6% on a year-over-year basis. 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:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  158 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  288 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  446
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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
Consensus Price Target History for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Price Target History for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Analysts' Ratings History for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
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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)


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


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
(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)


Headline Trends for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
Latest Headlines for Safeway (NYSE:SWY)
DateHeadline logoThe World Faces A Growing Refugee Crisis. Here’s What Some Companies Are Doing About It. - October 3 at 1:11 PM logoHow does Wal-Mart differ from Whole Foods in Silicon Valley? Let us count the ways - July 27 at 8:01 AM logoWhole Foods Shares Spike As Activist Jana Partners Takes 9% Stake - April 10 at 5:14 PM logoReport: Albertsons in merger talks with Sprouts - USA TODAY - March 20 at 12:16 PM logo[$$] Morrisons to revive Safeway brand - November 22 at 12:28 PM logoWhy Treasury And Fed Officials Should Spend More Time At CVS And Safeway - October 16 at 11:02 AM logoWhy Tiger Woods Won’t Play in the Safeway Open - October 10 at 4:33 PM logoTiger Woods to withdraw from Safeway Open - October 10 at 2:28 PM logo9 Denver-area Albertsons stores to become Safeway's - September 7 at 7:41 PM logoSafeway, Albertsons launch delivery service, online ordering in metro Denver - August 24 at 7:24 PM logoHepatitis A outbreak gives Hawaii pharmacies a rush of business - August 19 at 10:37 AM logoStage set for Petrovich-city battle over gas station - August 18 at 10:44 AM logoWell-known Kroger exec who ran recently acquired company retires - July 12 at 5:00 PM logoRetail Consolidation Is Killing Traditional Consumer Brands - July 2 at 7:09 PM logoTrader Joe's settles with EPA over greenhouse gas emissions - June 21 at 1:26 PM logoAs grocers double down on ecommerce, competitive pressure mounts for Publix - June 21 at 8:22 AM logoWhy Peter Thiel backs this under-the-radar energy startup - San Francisco Business Times (blog) - May 26 at 6:25 PM logo[$$] Craving Growth, Walgreens Dismissed Its Doubts About Theranos - May 25 at 11:08 PM logo[$$] Craving More Growth, Walgreens Dismissed Its Doubts About Theranos - May 25 at 5:03 PM logoQuaker Oats Is Recalling Granola Bars for Possible Listeria Contamination - Fortune - May 17 at 6:11 PM logoMeet the Private Company That Has Changed the Face of the World - Fortune - May 17 at 10:06 AM logoHow One Entrepreneur Convinced Beyoncé To Invest In Her Startup - Forbes - May 11 at 4:52 AM logoWhy Our Food Keeps Making Us Sick - Fortune - May 6 at 6:36 PM logoTrade Joe's Announces More Listeria-Related Food Recalls - Fortune - May 6 at 5:13 AM logoHot Shark Tank Product Rescued 4 People From Death - Forbes - May 4 at 11:43 PM logoListeria Infections Lead to Larger Recall at Safeway, Costco - Fortune - May 3 at 6:40 PM logoRegency's Dividend Cushion Leaves Us Skeptical - Seeking Alpha - April 21 at 6:54 PM logoHow much you can save by avoiding shopping at Whole Foods - April 19 at 11:45 AM logoThis is how much more it costs to shop at Whole Foods - April 19 at 7:22 AM logoWegmans Was Just Named the Best Grocery Chain in America - Fortune - April 14 at 6:55 PM logoRecalled Reser's Salads Were Also Sold as Walmart and Safeway Brands - Fortune - April 12 at 11:59 PM logoKeep CALM And Cal-Maine On! - Seeking Alpha - April 5 at 11:50 PM logoVillage Farms: Rare Undervalued Equity Investment Opportunity In The AgTech Sector - Seeking Alpha - April 5 at 11:50 PM logoTheranos rival offering lab tests in Arizona Safeway stores - November 30 at 7:15 PM



Safeway (SWY) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/17/2017 by Staff

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