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Empire Stock Price, News & Analysis (TSE:EMP.A)

C$37.14
+0.26 (+0.70%)
(As of 12/1/2023 ET)
Compare
Today's Range
C$36.62
C$37.19
50-Day Range
C$36.54
C$40.53
52-Week Range
C$33.22
C$40.69
Volume
579,156 shs
Average Volume
381,687 shs
Market Capitalization
C$5.64 billion
P/E Ratio
12.55
Dividend Yield
1.97%
Price Target
C$43.38

Empire MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.60 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.8% Upside
C$43.38 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.21mentions of Empire in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
C$243,469 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.79 out of 5 stars


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About Empire Stock (TSE:EMP.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.

EMP.A Stock Price History

EMP.A Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/31 Dividend
10/12/2023
Dividend Payable
10/31/2023
Today
12/03/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grocery Stores
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
125,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$43.38
High Stock Price Target
C$50.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$39.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+16.8%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.60
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$759.50 million
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$30.72 billion
Cash Flow
C$1.46 per share
Book Value
C$21.19 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$5.64 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.44
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Michael Bennett Medline (Age 56)
    CEO, Pres & Director
  • Mr. Michael H. Vels (Age 57)
    CFO & Exec. VP
  • 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














EMP.A Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Empire stock right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Empire in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" EMP.A shares.
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What is Empire's stock price target for 2024?

5 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Empire's stock. Their EMP.A share price targets range from C$39.00 to C$50.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach C$43.38 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have EMP.A shares performed in 2023?

Empire's stock was trading at C$35.66 at the start of the year. Since then, EMP.A stock has increased by 4.2% and is now trading at C$37.14.
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How often does Empire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Empire?

Empire declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of 0.1825 per share on Tuesday, October 31st. This represents a $0.73 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.97%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 12th.
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Is Empire a good dividend stock?

Empire (TSE:EMP.A) pays an annual dividend of C$0.73 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.95%. The dividend payout ratio is 24.66%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
Read our dividend analysis for EMP.A.

How do I buy shares of Empire?

Shares of EMP.A 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 (TSE:EMP.A) was last updated on 12/3/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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