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C$39.97
C$40.73
50-Day Range
C$38.62
C$40.67
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C$29.08
C$41.10
Volume253,187 shs
Average Volume541,061 shs
Market CapitalizationC$10.87 billion
P/E Ratio15.38
Dividend Yield1.30%
BetaN/A

Competitors

Empire (TSE:EMP.A) Vs. WN, DOL, MRU, NWC, SOY, and JWEL

Should you be buying EMP.A stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the sector of "consumer defensive" are considered alternatives and competitors to Empire, including George Weston (WN), Dollarama (DOL), Metro (MRU), The North West (NWC), SunOpta (SOY), and Jamieson Wellness (JWEL).

Empire (TSE:EMP.A) and George Weston (TSE:WN) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, earnings, risk, valuation, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings for Empire and George Weston, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Empire01202.67
George Weston01113.00

Empire currently has a consensus target price of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.66%. George Weston has a consensus target price of C$129.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.96%. Given George Weston's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe George Weston is more favorable than Empire.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Empire and George Weston's revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.38
George WestonC$54.71 billion0.32C$916.03 millionC$5.9619.33

George Weston has higher revenue and earnings than Empire. Empire is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than George Weston, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. George Weston pays an annual dividend of C$2.13 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. George Weston pays out 35.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Profitability

This table compares Empire and George Weston's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EmpireN/AN/AN/A
George WestonN/AN/AN/A

Summary

George Weston beats Empire on 8 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Dollarama (TSE:DOL) and Empire (TSE:EMP.A) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Dollarama and Empire's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DollaramaC$4.03 billion4.10C$561.58 millionC$1.8129.38
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.38

Empire has higher revenue and earnings than Dollarama. Empire is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Dollarama, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations for Dollarama and Empire, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Dollarama03433.00
Empire01202.67

Dollarama currently has a consensus target price of C$61.27, indicating a potential upside of 15.24%. Empire has a consensus target price of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.66%. Given Dollarama's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts plainly believe Dollarama is more favorable than Empire.

Profitability

This table compares Dollarama and Empire's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
DollaramaN/AN/AN/A
EmpireN/AN/AN/A

Dividends

Dollarama pays an annual dividend of C$0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.3%. Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Dollarama pays out 9.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Summary

Dollarama beats Empire on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

Empire (TSE:EMP.A) and Metro (TSE:MRU) are both large-cap consumer defensive companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, earnings, risk, profitability, analyst recommendations, valuation and dividends.

Profitability

This table compares Empire and Metro's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EmpireN/AN/AN/A
MetroN/AN/AN/A

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Empire and Metro's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.38
MetroC$18.45 billion0.78C$809.90 millionC$3.2917.70

Metro has lower revenue, but higher earnings than Empire. Empire is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Metro, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Metro pays an annual dividend of C$0.93 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.6%. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Metro pays out 28.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Empire and Metro, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Empire01202.67
Metro08002.00

Empire currently has a consensus price target of C$45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11.66%. Metro has a consensus price target of C$64.89, suggesting a potential upside of 11.30%. Given Empire's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Empire is more favorable than Metro.

The North West (TSE:NWC) and Empire (TSE:EMP.A) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the better stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, dividends, risk and profitability.

Profitability

This table compares The North West and Empire's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
The North WestN/AN/AN/A
EmpireN/AN/AN/A

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares The North West and Empire's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
The North WestC$2.36 billion0.72C$137.09 millionC$2.8212.41
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.38

Empire has higher revenue and earnings than The North West. The North West is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Empire, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

The North West pays an annual dividend of C$1.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The North West pays out 48.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and price targets for The North West and Empire, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
The North West03002.00
Empire01202.67

The North West currently has a consensus target price of C$37.50, suggesting a potential upside of 7.14%. Empire has a consensus target price of C$45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11.66%. Given Empire's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Empire is more favorable than The North West.

Summary

Empire beats The North West on 7 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.

SunOpta (TSE:SOY) and Empire (TSE:EMP.A) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares SunOpta and Empire's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
SunOptaN/AN/AN/A
EmpireN/AN/AN/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent recommendations and price targets for SunOpta and Empire, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
SunOpta0000N/A
Empire01202.67

Empire has a consensus price target of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.66%. Given Empire's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Empire is more favorable than SunOpta.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares SunOpta and Empire's gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
SunOptaC$789.21 million1.99C$94.13 millionC$0.9116.66
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.38

Empire has higher revenue and earnings than SunOpta. Empire is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than SunOpta, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

Empire beats SunOpta on 5 of the 7 factors compared between the two stocks.

Empire (TSE:EMP.A) and Jamieson Wellness (TSE:JWEL) are both consumer defensive companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk, analyst recommendations and profitability.

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Empire and Jamieson Wellness' revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.38
Jamieson WellnessC$417.41 million3.56C$38.30 millionC$0.9638.84

Empire has higher revenue and earnings than Jamieson Wellness. Empire is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Jamieson Wellness, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Jamieson Wellness pays an annual dividend of C$0.49 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Jamieson Wellness pays out 50.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings for Empire and Jamieson Wellness, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Empire01202.67
Jamieson Wellness01302.75

Empire presently has a consensus price target of C$45.00, suggesting a potential upside of 11.66%. Jamieson Wellness has a consensus price target of C$43.68, suggesting a potential upside of 17.38%. Given Jamieson Wellness' stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Jamieson Wellness is more favorable than Empire.

Profitability

This table compares Empire and Jamieson Wellness' net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
EmpireN/AN/AN/A
Jamieson WellnessN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Jamieson Wellness beats Empire on 6 of the 10 factors compared between the two stocks.


Empire Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
George Weston logo
WN
George Weston
1.5$115.22+1.7%C$17.71 billionC$54.71 billion19.33Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Dollarama logo
DOL
Dollarama
1.3$53.17+0.4%C$16.50 billionC$4.03 billion29.38News Coverage
Metro logo
MRU
Metro
1.5$58.30+0.0%C$14.34 billionC$18.45 billion17.70Dividend Announcement
The North West logo
NWC
The North West
1.2$35.00+0.6%C$1.70 billionC$2.36 billion12.41News Coverage
SunOpta logo
SOY
SunOpta
0.6$15.14+7.0%C$1.57 billionC$789.21 million16.66News Coverage
Jamieson Wellness logo
JWEL
Jamieson Wellness
1.1$37.21+0.2%C$1.49 billionC$417.41 million38.84
Lassonde Industries logo
LAS.A
Lassonde Industries
1.3$186.06+0.2%C$1.30 billionC$1.98 billion13.19Dividend Increase
News Coverage
Village Farms International logo
VFF
Village Farms International
1.0$9.60+0.2%C$779.43 millionC$170.09 million41.74Analyst Report
Analyst Revision
Rogers Sugar logo
RSI
Rogers Sugar
1.3$5.65+0.4%C$584.98 millionC$875.32 million17.60Analyst Downgrade
Analyst Revision
Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (CLR.TO) logo
CLR
Clearwater Seafoods Incorporated (CLR.TO)
1.3N/AN/AC$536.82 millionC$507.11 million86.74
CSW.A
Corby Spirit and Wine
0.9$18.64+2.6%C$530.66 millionC$156.88 million17.12Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Andrew Peller logo
ADW.A
Andrew Peller
1.0$11.05+0.9%C$482.55 millionC$396.03 million14.58High Trading Volume
High Liner Foods logo
HLF
High Liner Foods
1.2$13.50+0.1%C$449.86 millionC$827.45 million13.25Upcoming Earnings
AGT Food and Ingredients logo
AGT
AGT Food and Ingredients
0.9N/AN/AC$436.02 millionC$1.55 billion-8.10High Trading Volume
FAF
Fire & Flower
0.3$0.97+0.0%C$323.31 millionC$128.05 million-2.14
WBR
Waterloo Brewing
1.2$6.73+0.3%C$238.36 millionC$86.70 million84.13Dividend Announcement
MAV Beauty Brands logo
MAV
MAV Beauty Brands
1.2$5.34+0.9%C$209.50 millionC$116.54 million29.34Analyst Revision
News Coverage
BABY
Else Nutrition
1.3$2.05+1.0%C$189.33 millionC$1.48 million-6.93Gap Up
WTER
Alkaline Water
0.7$1.28+0.8%C$131.55 millionC$37.04 million-3.79
Brick Brewing logo
BRB
Brick Brewing
0.7N/AN/AC$127.78 millionC$55.42 million41.98Gap Down
Input Capital logo
INP
Input Capital
1.0$0.85+5.9%C$42.21 millionC$17.66 million27.42Gap Down
HEMP
Hempco Food and Fiber
0.5$0.68+0.0%C$41.62 millionC$2.23 million-5.44Gap Down
BR
Big Rock Brewery
0.5$5.87+6.5%C$40.90 millionC$45.66 million-146.75Gap Down
DWS
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits
0.5$0.19+0.0%C$34.00 millionC$25.57 million-14.62
FRN
Feronia
0.4$0.04+0.0%C$29.04 millionC$29.65 million-0.29
SWP
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0.3$3.02+1.0%C$27.42 millionC$97.57 million11.89
GreenSpace Brands logo
JTR
GreenSpace Brands
0.6$0.06+8.3%C$17.32 millionC$27.34 million-0.38News Coverage
Gap Down
OGO
Organto Foods
0.8$0.31+2.3%C$14.92 millionC$11.45 million-8.03
GLG
GLG Life Tech
0.8$0.34+2.9%C$12.81 millionC$15.29 million0.79Gap Down
VPI
Vitality Products
0.4$0.25+2.0%C$6.04 millionC$810,063.00-41.67News Coverage
Gap Up
SNF
Sunora Foods
0.7$0.17+0.0%C$4.06 millionC$11.33 million82.50
VGM
Global Gardens Group
0.5$0.02+100.0%C$2.00 millionC$514,712.00-0.52Gap Up
CHN
China Education Resources
0.6$0.05+0.0%C$947,000.00C$7.43 million8.33Gap Down
CYF
Canyon Creek Food
0.5$0.08+12.5%C$351,000.00C$7.47 million-1.11Gap Down
EATS
(EATS)
0.0N/AN/A$0.00N/A0.00High Trading Volume
AGRO
Adecoagro
0.5N/AN/A$0.00N/A0.00High Trading Volume
LXX
Lexaria Bioscience
0.6N/AN/A$0.00N/A0.00
TPK
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0.9N/AN/AC$0.00C$86.49 million18.03
TNY
Tinley Beverage
0.8N/AN/AC$0.00N/A0.00High Trading Volume
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 5/13/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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