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Empire Competitors

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C$40.11
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50-Day Range
C$38.66
C$40.67
52-Week Range
C$29.08
C$41.10
Volume135,058 shs
Average Volume533,596 shs
Market CapitalizationC$10.92 billion
P/E Ratio15.44
Dividend Yield1.29%
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).

George Weston (TSE:WN) and Empire (TSE:EMP.A) 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 valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

Dividends

George Weston pays an annual dividend of C$2.15 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. George Weston pays out 115.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for George Weston and Empire, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

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

George Weston presently has a consensus target price of C$129.00, indicating a potential upside of 12.19%. Empire has a consensus target price of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.52%. Given George Weston's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe George Weston is more favorable than Empire.

Profitability

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

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

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
George WestonC$54.72 billion0.32C$281.50 millionC$1.8662.09
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.44

Empire has lower revenue, but higher earnings than George Weston. 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.

Summary

George Weston beats Empire on 6 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 business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, risk, analyst recommendations, earnings, dividends, institutional ownership and profitability.

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.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of recent ratings for Dollarama and Empire, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

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

Dollarama presently has a consensus target price of C$61.27, indicating a potential upside of 15.94%. Empire has a consensus target price of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.52%. Given Dollarama's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe Dollarama is more favorable than Empire.

Valuation & Earnings

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 billion4.12C$561.58 millionC$1.8129.50
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.44

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.

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

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 superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, risk, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations and institutional ownership.

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 Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Empire and Metro, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

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

Empire presently has a consensus price target of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.52%. Metro has a consensus price target of C$64.89, indicating a potential upside of 12.30%. Given Metro's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Metro is more favorable than Empire.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Empire and Metro's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.44
MetroC$18.45 billion0.77C$809.90 millionC$3.2917.57

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.

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

Summary

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

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

Profitability

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

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

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Empire and The North West's top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.44
The North WestC$2.36 billion0.73C$137.09 millionC$2.8212.52

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.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Empire and The North West, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

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

Empire presently has a consensus price target of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.52%. The North West has a consensus price target of C$37.50, indicating a potential upside of 6.53%. Given Empire's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, research analysts plainly believe Empire is more favorable than The North West.

Dividends

Empire pays an annual dividend of C$0.51 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The North West pays an annual dividend of C$1.38 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.9%. Empire pays out 19.5% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. The North West pays out 48.9% 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

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

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

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and recommmendations for Empire and SunOpta, as provided by MarketBeat.

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

Empire currently has a consensus price target of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.52%. Given Empire's higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Empire is more favorable than SunOpta.

Profitability

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

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

Valuation and Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.44
SunOptaC$789.21 million2.05C$95.69 millionC$0.9116.87

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 superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, risk, profitability and valuation.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Empire and Jamieson Wellness, as reported by MarketBeat.

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

Empire presently has a consensus target price of C$45.00, indicating a potential upside of 11.52%. Jamieson Wellness has a consensus target price of C$43.68, indicating a potential upside of 15.83%. Given Jamieson Wellness' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly 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

Valuation & Earnings

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

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
EmpireC$28.42 billion0.38C$706.90 millionC$2.6215.44
Jamieson WellnessC$417.41 million3.61C$38.30 millionC$0.9639.36

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.

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
1.2$115.18+0.1%C$17.46 billionC$54.72 billion62.09
Dollarama logo
DOL
Dollarama
1.3$53.40+0.7%C$16.45 billionC$4.03 billion29.50
Metro logo
MRU
Metro
1.5$57.85+0.1%C$14.21 billionC$18.45 billion17.57Dividend Announcement
The North West logo
NWC
The North West
1.2$35.31+0.9%C$1.70 billionC$2.36 billion12.52
SunOpta logo
SOY
SunOpta
0.6$15.30+0.9%C$1.60 billionC$789.21 million16.87Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Jamieson Wellness logo
JWEL
Jamieson Wellness
1.1$37.71+0.1%C$1.51 billionC$417.41 million39.36
Lassonde Industries logo
LAS.A
Lassonde Industries
1.3$189.24+1.4%C$1.34 billionC$1.98 billion13.82Dividend Increase
Village Farms International logo
VFF
Village Farms International
1.0$10.22+0.7%C$824.09 millionC$190.37 million-2,044.00
Rogers Sugar logo
RSI
Rogers Sugar
1.3$5.68+0.2%C$587.06 millionC$892.13 million13.96
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$18.60+0.1%C$529.24 millionC$156.88 million17.08Dividend Announcement
Andrew Peller logo
ADW.A
Andrew Peller
1.0$10.85+0.0%C$473.82 millionC$396.03 million14.31
High Liner Foods logo
HLF
High Liner Foods
1.2$13.11+4.2%C$455.19 millionC$827.45 million13.03
AGT Food and Ingredients logo
AGT
AGT Food and Ingredients
0.9$17.99+0.2%C$436.02 millionC$1.55 billion-8.10High Trading Volume
FAF
Fire & Flower
0.3$1.03+1.0%C$339.98 millionC$128.05 million-2.27
WBR
Waterloo Brewing
1.2$7.00+2.4%C$241.91 millionC$86.70 million87.50Dividend Announcement
MAV Beauty Brands logo
MAV
MAV Beauty Brands
1.0$5.74+1.0%C$225.19 millionC$113.80 million29.59
BABY
Else Nutrition
1.3$2.22+6.3%C$189.33 millionC$1.48 million-7.50News Coverage
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
BR
Big Rock Brewery
0.5$6.05+5.6%C$44.53 millionC$45.66 million-151.25Gap Down
Input Capital logo
INP
Input Capital
1.0$0.89+5.6%C$42.21 millionC$17.66 million28.71
HEMP
Hempco Food and Fiber
0.5$0.68+0.0%C$41.62 millionC$2.23 million-5.44Gap Down
DWS
Diamond Estates Wines & Spirits
0.5$0.20+2.6%C$34.00 millionC$25.57 million-15.00Gap Down
FRN
Feronia
0.4$0.04+0.0%C$29.04 millionC$29.65 million-0.29
SWP
Swiss Water Decaffeinated Coffee
0.3$3.06+0.0%C$27.60 millionC$101.45 million23.01
GreenSpace Brands logo
JTR
GreenSpace Brands
0.6$0.06+0.0%C$17.32 millionC$27.34 million-0.38
OGO
Organto Foods
0.8$0.31+1.6%C$14.92 millionC$11.45 million-8.16
GLG
GLG Life Tech
0.8$0.30+10.2%C$11.11 millionC$15.29 million0.69Gap Up
VPI
Vitality Products
0.4$0.22+2.3%C$6.04 millionC$810,063.00-35.83Gap 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$0.06+9.1%C$947,000.00C$7.43 million9.17Gap Up
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
0.9$5.50+4.0%C$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 5/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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