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TSE:EMP.AEmpire Stock Price, Forecast & News

C$32.87
-0.21 (-0.63 %)
(As of 07/9/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
C$32.56
Now: C$32.87
C$33.26
50-Day Range
C$30.00
MA: C$31.49
C$33.73
52-Week Range
C$23.88
Now: C$32.87
C$37.43
Volume423,890 shs
Average Volume314,151 shs
Market CapitalizationC$5.62 billion
P/E Ratio15.29
Dividend Yield1.60%
BetaN/A
Empire Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food retail and related real estate businesses in Canada. It operates through two segments, Food Retailing, and Investments and Other Operations. The company owns, affiliates, and franchises approximately 1,500 retail stores under various retail banners, including Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawtons Drugs; and approximately 350 retail fuel locations. It also owns interest in Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust, an open-ended Canadian real estate investment trust to sell and leaseback a portfolio of 19 retail properties; and various equity accounted interests in Genstar real estate partnerships that develop residential real estate properties in Ontario, Western Canada, and the United States. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 1.5Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.33 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery Stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-902-7554440

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$26.68 billion
Cash FlowC$3.79 per share
Book ValueC$14.59 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees125,000
Market CapC$5.62 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

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Empire (TSE:EMP.A) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Empire's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Empire's stock was trading at C$28.93 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, EMP.A shares have increased by 13.6% and is now trading at C$32.87. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Empire?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Empire in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Empire.

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

Empire announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.13 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 14th. This is an increase from Empire's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.12. View Empire's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EMP.A?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Empire's shares. Their forecasts range from C$35.00 to C$42.00. On average, they expect Empire's stock price to reach C$38.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.1% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Empire.

Has Empire been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about EMP.A stock has trended somewhat negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Empire earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days. View the latest news about Empire.

Who are some of Empire's key competitors?

Who are Empire's key executives?

Empire's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael Bennett Medline, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Michael H. Vels, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Clinton David Keay, Exec. VP of Technology & Transformation Management
  • Mr. Simon Gagné, Exec. VP of HR
  • Ms. Lyne Castonguay, Exec. VP of Store Experience

What is Empire's stock symbol?

Empire trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "EMP.A."

How do I buy shares of Empire?

Shares of EMP.A and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade, and Charles Schwab.

What is Empire's stock price today?

One share of EMP.A stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$32.87.

How big of a company is Empire?

Empire has a market capitalization of C$5.62 billion and generates C$26.68 billion in revenue each year. Empire employs 125,000 workers across the globe.

What is Empire's official website?

The official website for Empire is www.empireco.ca.

How can I contact Empire?

Empire's mailing address is 115 King Street, STELLARTON, NS B0K 1S0, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-902-7554440.

This page was last updated on 7/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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