Empire Company Limited is engaged in the business of food retailing and related real estate. The Company's segments include Food Retailing, and Investments and Other Operations. The Food Retailing segment consists of its subsidiary, Sobeys Inc., which owns, affiliates or franchises over 1,500 stores in approximately 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores, as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. The Company's Investments and Other Operations segment includes equity accounted interest in Crombie REIT, which is an open-ended real estate investment trust owning a portfolio of over 260 retail and office properties across Canada, and equity accounted interests in Genstar Development Partnership, Genstar Development Partnership II, GDC Investments 4, L.P., GDC Investments 6, L.P., GDC Investments 7, L.P., GDC Investments 8, L.P. and The Fraipont Partnership (collectively, Genstar).
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
Sales & Book Value
Price / SalesN/A
Price / CashN/A
Price / BookN/A
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Return on Equity-2.58%
Return on Assets-0.87%
Empire (TSE:EMP) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Empire's stock symbol?
Empire trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "EMP."
How often does Empire pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Empire?
Empire declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 13th will be paid a dividend of 0.105 per share on Monday, April 30th. This represents a $0.42 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 12th. View Empire's Dividend History.
How were Empire's earnings last quarter?
Empire (TSE:EMP) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 14th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.08. The firm earned $6.03 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.98 billion. Empire had a negative net margin of 0.31% and a negative return on equity of 2.58%. View Empire's Earnings History.
When is Empire's next earnings date?
Who are some of Empire's key competitors?
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Who are Empire's key executives?
Empire's management team includes the folowing people:
- James M. Dickson QC, Chairman of the Board (Age 59)
- Michael B. Medline, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director (Age 54)
- Michael H. Vels, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President (Age 55)
- Beth Newlands Campbell, President - Atlantic/Ontario Business Unit
- Simon Gagne, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
- Lyne Castonguay, Executive Vice President - Merchandising
- Clinton D. Keay, Executive Vice President - Technology
- Jason Potter, Executive Vice President - Operations
- Vivek Sood, Executive Vice President - Related Businesses
- Pierre St-Laurent, Executive Vice President - Quebec
Has Empire been receiving favorable news coverage?
Press coverage about EMP stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Empire earned a news impact score of 0.24 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.65 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
How do I buy shares of Empire?
Shares of EMP 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 stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$24.85.
How big of a company is Empire?
Empire has a market capitalization of C$6.58 billion.
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.
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Empire (TSE:EMP) Analyst Ratings History
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