George Weston Stock Price, News & Analysis (OTCMKTS:WNGRF)

$79.79 +0.28 (+0.35 %)
(As of 03/21/2018 03:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$79.51
Today's Range$79.79 - $79.79
52-Week Range$79.51 - $91.56
Volume64,232 shs
Average Volume4,507 shs
Market Capitalization$10.30 billion
P/E Ratio18.49
Dividend Yield1.76%

About George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF)

George Weston Limited engages in the food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. The company's Weston Foods segment produces fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, such as breads, rolls, bagels, flatbreads, rye bread, tortillas, doughnuts, cakes, pies, cookies, crackers, and other baked goods through national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, dollar stores, convenience stores, food service distributors, and outlets. This segment also supplies control brand products to retailers and consumer food companies; ice cream cones and sandwich wafers to manufacturers in the frozen novelty; and girl scout cookies. The company's Loblaw segment provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, credit card services, insurance brokerage services, gift cards, and telecommunication services. This segment operates approximately 2,300 corporate, franchised, and associate-owned locations. It operates retail drug stores under the Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix names that offer over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, seasonal products, and household essentials; and Shoppers Home Health Care stores, which sells and services assisted-living devices, medical equipment, home-care products, and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers. This segment also provides specialty drug distribution, pharmacy, and patient support services, as well as pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities; owns, develops, and manages retail and commercial real estate with a portfolio consisting of 435 properties primarily focusing on supermarket-anchored shopping centers, supermarkets, and other commercial properties, as well as offers financial services under the President's Choice Financial brand. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry FOOD
SectorConsumer Staples


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72%
Current Ratio1.45%
Quick Ratio0.88%


Trailing P/E Ratio18.4906976744186
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$37.24 billion
Price / Sales0.27
Cash Flow$14.83 per share
Price / Cash5.38
Book Value$87.32 per share
Price / Book0.91


Trailing EPS$4.30
Net Income$585.25 million
Net Margins1.54%
Return on Equity6.37%
Return on Assets2.51%


Outstanding Shares127,920,000

George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Frequently Asked Questions

What is George Weston's stock symbol?

George Weston trades on the OTCMKTS under the ticker symbol "WNGRF."

How often does George Weston pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for George Weston?

George Weston announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, March 2nd. Investors of record on Thursday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.355 per share on Sunday, April 1st. This represents a $1.42 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 14th. View George Weston's Dividend History.

How were George Weston's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) issued its earnings results on Friday, March, 2nd. The company reported $1.40 earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $8.98 billion for the quarter. George Weston had a return on equity of 6.37% and a net margin of 1.54%. View George Weston's Earnings History.

When will George Weston make its next earnings announcement?

George Weston is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 8th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for George Weston.

Who are some of George Weston's key competitors?

Who are George Weston's key executives?

George Weston's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Mr. Galen G. Weston, Chairman, CEO, Exec. Chairman of Loblaw Companies Ltd and CEO of Loblaw Companies Ltd (Age 45)
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne, Pres & CFO
  • Mr. Michael Motz, Pres of SDM
  • Mr. Paviter Singh Binning FCMA, C.G.M.A, Special Advisor to Wittington (Age 57)
  • Mr. Robert A. Balcom, Former Sr. VP of Legal, Chief Admin. Officer & Sec. (Age 56)

Has George Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WNGRF stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. George Weston earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 46.87 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

How do I buy shares of George Weston?

Shares of WNGRF can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is George Weston's stock price today?

One share of WNGRF stock can currently be purchased for approximately $79.79.

How big of a company is George Weston?

George Weston has a market capitalization of $10.30 billion and generates $37.24 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $585.25 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.30 on an earnings per share basis. George Weston employs 195,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact George Weston?

George Weston's mailing address is 22 St. Clair Avenue East, Toronto A6, M4T 2S7. The company can be reached via phone at 416-922-2500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for George Weston (WNGRF)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  48 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  49 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  97
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Analyst Ratings

George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Analysts' Consensus Rating

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George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF)

George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Analyst Ratings History

DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/16/2017BarclaysDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightView Rating Details
(Data available from 3/21/2016 forward)


George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF)

George Weston (OTCMKTS WNGRF) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/2/2018Q4 2017$1.40$8.98 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/21/2017Q3 2017$1.71$11.69 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2017Q2 2017$1.24$8.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2017Q1 2017$1.07$8.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/2/2017Q4 2016$1.19$8.63 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2016Q3 2016$1.57$11.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q2 2016$1.22$8.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q1 2016$0.95$7.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/3/2016Q4 2015$1.07$8.43 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q3 2015$1.27$11.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q2 2015$1.07$8.82 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q1 2015$0.99$8.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/5/2015$1.26$9.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/18/2014$1.61$12.37 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014$0.95$9.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1 2014$1.05$6.94 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2014Q4 2013$1.00$7.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2013Q3 2013$1.34$9.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.98$7.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$1.02$7.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/28/2013Q4 2012$0.92ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2012Q3 2012$1.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012Q2 2012$1.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2012Q1 2012$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/1/2012Q4 2011$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


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George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:4/1/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.42
Dividend Yield:1.78%
Payout Ratio:33.02% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF)

George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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George Weston (OTCMKTS WNGRF) News Headlines

George Weston (WNGRF) Declares $0.36 Quarterly DividendGeorge Weston (WNGRF) Declares $0.36 Quarterly Dividend - March 9 at 2:27 PM
George Weston (WNGRF) Posts Quarterly  Earnings ResultsGeorge Weston (WNGRF) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results - March 2 at 2:02 PM
George Weston (WNGRF) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on FridayGeorge Weston (WNGRF) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday - February 23 at 1:14 AM
George Weston Ltd. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.36 (WNGRF)George Weston Ltd. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.36 (WNGRF) - December 9 at 2:46 PM
George Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Barclays PLCGeorge Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) Rating Lowered to Underweight at Barclays PLC - November 16 at 10:53 PM
George Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on TuesdayGeorge Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Tuesday - November 14 at 2:08 AM
George Weston Ltd. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.37 (OTCMKTS:WNGRF)George Weston Ltd. to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.37 (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) - August 2 at 12:40 PM
George Weston Ltd. (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Rating Lowered to Equal Weight at Barclays PLCGeorge Weston Ltd. (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Rating Lowered to Equal Weight at Barclays PLC - July 30 at 5:54 PM
George Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Issues Quarterly  Earnings ResultsGeorge Weston (OTCMKTS:WNGRF) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results - July 29 at 2:23 PM
George Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on FridayGeorge Weston Ltd. (WNGRF) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Friday - July 27 at 5:58 PM

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