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TSE:EMP.A - Empire Stock Price, Forecast & News

C$27.53
+0.18 (+0.66 %)
(As of 04/1/2020 01:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
C$27.12
Now: C$27.53
C$28.63
50-Day Range
C$24.29
MA: C$29.83
C$32.96
52-Week Range
C$23.88
Now: C$27.53
C$37.43
Volume795,865 shs
Average Volume314,151 shs
Market CapitalizationC$4.71 billion
P/E Ratio14.19
Dividend Yield1.73%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$25.90 billion
Cash FlowC$1.90 per share
Book ValueC$14.02 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees125,000
Market CapC$4.71 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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, EMP.A shares have decreased by 4.8% and is now trading at C$27.53. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Empire?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Empire in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for Empire.

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

Empire declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 14th. Investors of record on Friday, January 31st will be paid a dividend of 0.12 per share on Friday, January 31st. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.74%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 14th. View Empire's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for EMP.A?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Empire's shares. Their forecasts range from C$28.00 to C$42.00. On average, they anticipate Empire's share price to reach C$34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 23.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Empire.

Has Empire been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about EMP.A stock have trended very negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Empire earned a media sentiment score of -3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutEmpire.

Who are some of Empire's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Empire own?

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$27.53.

How big of a company is Empire?

Empire has a market capitalization of C$4.71 billion and generates C$25.90 billion in revenue each year. Empire employs 125,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about Empire.

What is Empire's official website?

The official website for Empire is http://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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Empire (TSE EMP.A)

Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  246 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  563 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  809
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Empire and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe EMP.A will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe EMP.A will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 4/1/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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