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

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C$30.98 +0.05 (+0.16 %)
(As of 02/21/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$30.93
Today's RangeC$30.79 - C$31.20
52-Week RangeC$17.43 - C$26.34
Volume459,069 shs
Average Volume314,151 shs
Market CapitalizationC$5.37 billion
P/E Ratio25.62
Dividend Yield1.48%
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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$24.69 billion
Cash FlowC$2.50 per share
Book ValueC$14.18 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees120,000
Market CapC$5.37 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableNot Optionable

Empire (TSE:EMP.A) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Empire's stock symbol?

Empire trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "EMP.A."

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

Empire announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, January 31st will be given a dividend of 0.11 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.42%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, January 14th. View Empire's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for EMP.A?

8 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Empire's shares. Their predictions range from C$30.00 to C$33.00. On average, they expect Empire's stock price to reach C$31.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Empire.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Empire?

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

Has Empire been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about EMP.A stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Empire earned a daily sentiment score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

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 folowing 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

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$30.98.

How big of a company is Empire?

Empire has a market capitalization of C$5.37 billion and generates C$24.69 billion in revenue each year. Empire employs 120,000 workers across the globe.

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:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  208 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  513 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  721
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 2/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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