Loblaw Companies Ltd Company Profile (TSE:L)

About Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)

Loblaw Companies Ltd logoLoblaw Companies Limited is a Canada-based holding company. The Company operates through three segments: Retail, Financial Services and Choice Properties. The Company's Retail segment consists of corporate and franchise-owned retail food and Associate-owned drug stores, and includes in-store pharmacies and other health and beauty products, gas bars, apparel and other general merchandise. The Company's Financial Services segment provides credit card services, loyalty programs, insurance brokerage services, personal banking services, gift cards and telecommunication services. Choice Properties segment owns, develops and manages income-producing commercial properties across Canada. The Company has developed a line of control brand products and services that are sold or made available throughout its store network and are available to certain independent grocery customers. It markets control brand products under brand names, President's Choice, PC, no name, PC Organics and Blue Menu.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Grocery Stores
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:L
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.loblaw.ca
  • Market Cap: C$26.9 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 394,390,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$67.28
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$71.27
  • 52 Week Range: C$62.33 - C$78.87
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.78
  • P/E Growth: 1.84
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$46.75 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.58
  • Book Value: C$32.11 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.12
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBITDA: C$3.74 billion
  • Net Margins: 3.29%
  • Return on Equity: 12.17%
  • Return on Assets: 4.68%
  • Average Volume: 611,560 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 19.4

Frequently Asked Questions for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)

What is Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock symbol?

Loblaw Companies Ltd trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "L."

How often does Loblaw Companies Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Loblaw Companies Ltd?

Loblaw Companies Ltd announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.27 per share on Sunday, October 1st. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. View Loblaw Companies Ltd's Dividend History.

How were Loblaw Companies Ltd's earnings last quarter?

Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 26th. The company reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.01. The business earned $11.08 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.96 billion. Loblaw Companies Ltd had a return on equity of 12.17% and a net margin of 3.29%. View Loblaw Companies Ltd's Earnings History.

When will Loblaw Companies Ltd make its next earnings announcement?

Loblaw Companies Ltd is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 15th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Where is Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock going? Where will Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock. Their forecasts range from C$76.00 to C$87.00. On average, they anticipate Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock price to reach C$81.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Loblaw Companies Ltd.

Who are some of Loblaw Companies Ltd's key competitors?

Who are Loblaw Companies Ltd's key executives?

Loblaw Companies Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Galen G. Weston, Non-Independent Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Sarah R. Davis CPA, President
  • Richard Dufresne, Chief Financial Officer
  • Jocyanne Bourdeau, Corporate Executive
  • Barry K. Columb, President - President’s Choice Financial
  • Peter McLaughlin, President - Emerging Business
  • Michael Motz, President - Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Garry Senecal, President - Market Division
  • Grant B. Froese, Chief Operating Officer
  • Darren G. Myers, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President - Finance

How do I buy Loblaw Companies Ltd stock?

Shares of Loblaw Companies Ltd 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 Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock price today?

One share of Loblaw Companies Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$68.20.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE L)
Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  339 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  251 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  590
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Loblaw Companies Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.78)
Consensus Price Target: C$81.50
Consensus Price Target History for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Price Target History for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Analysts' Ratings History for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/27/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetSector PerformC$79.00 -> C$76.00View Rating Details
7/27/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperformC$81.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
7/27/2017National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$81.00 -> C$78.00View Rating Details
7/27/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetOutperformC$85.00 -> C$82.00View Rating Details
7/21/2017Eight CapitalLower Price TargetC$82.00 -> C$78.00View Rating Details
7/18/2017TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyC$88.00 -> C$85.00View Rating Details
6/22/2017DesjardinsLower Price TargetBuyC$85.00 -> C$81.00View Rating Details
4/21/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$87.00View Rating Details
2/24/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetC$81.00 -> C$85.00View Rating Details
2/21/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightC$80.00 -> C$83.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralC$76.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetC$79.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Earnings by Quarter for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Earnings History by Quarter for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE L)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/15/2017C$1.33N/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2017Q2 2017C$1.10C$1.11C$10.96 billionC$11.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q2C$0.84C$0.70C$10.64 billionC$10.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014C$0.65C$0.75C$10.31 billionC$10.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014C$0.47C$0.48C$7.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q3C$0.81C$0.74ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.33
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.91
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.85$0.88$0.87
Q2 20174$1.00$1.10$1.07
Q3 20174$1.17$1.34$1.28
Q4 20174$1.07$1.16$1.12
Q1 20182$0.97$1.01$0.99
Q2 20182$1.18$1.20$1.19
Q3 20182$1.39$1.50$1.45
Q4 20181$1.28$1.28$1.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE L)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/18/2017Richard DufresneDirectorSell250C$66.50C$16,625.00
3/8/2016Kieran Barry ColumbInsiderSell5,000C$72.00C$360,000.00
3/4/2016Kieran Barry ColumbInsiderSell3,000C$70.60C$211,800.00
12/30/2015Garry SenecalInsiderSell7,200C$66.50C$478,800.00
12/1/2015Michael James MotzDirectorSell23,587C$67.24C$1,586,096.02
11/25/2015Anthony S FellDirectorBuy9,556C$70.56C$674,277.09
11/24/2015Anthony S FellDirectorSell45,932C$69.69C$3,201,001.08
9/23/2015Mark Charles ButlerInsiderSell16,383C$69.13C$1,132,604.30
8/17/2015Christie James Beckett ClarkDirectorBuy1,350C$73.75C$99,561.15
7/24/2015Garry SenecalInsiderSell6,632C$70.07C$464,696.94
6/19/2015Camilla H DalglishDirectorBuy20,000C$25.02C$500,400.00
5/19/2015Sarah Ruth DavisInsiderSell28,555C$63.98C$1,826,811.84
5/11/2015John Stewart LaceyDirectorBuy2,000C$63.92C$127,840.00
5/8/2015Andrew Eastham IacobucciInsiderSell10,000C$63.98C$639,841.00
3/12/2015Grant Bernard FroeseInsiderSell7,648C$61.93C$473,647.52
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Latest Headlines for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
fool.ca logoWhy Loblaw Companies Limited Is a Top Buy for Any Portfolio - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - October 18 at 3:48 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian grocery chain Loblaw cuts 500 jobs; to reinvest in e-commerce
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 7:51 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 15 at 9:02 AM
bizjournals.com logoChoice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust Opens Community Idea Centre for Bloor and Dundas West Redevelopment
www.bizjournals.com - October 14 at 5:35 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoOnline platform Beacon aims to improve accessibility to mental-health resources - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - October 10 at 2:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Announces Timing of Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release
finance.yahoo.com - October 7 at 2:11 AM
fool.ca logoDo Canadian Retailers Need Mergers and Acquisitions to Survive? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - October 5 at 7:39 AM
News IconPRESS DIGEST-Canada - Oct 2 - Business Insider - Business Insider
www.businessinsider.com - October 3 at 1:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Cos. Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:L) : October 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 12:33 PM
fool.ca logoLoblaw Companies Ltd.: Buy the Dip?
www.fool.ca - September 29 at 2:01 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoMetro says it’s in advanced talks to take over Jean Coutu
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 27 at 3:51 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoToday's Research Reports on George Weston, Alimentation Couche-Tard, EnerCare and Loblaw Companies
finance.yahoo.com - September 27 at 10:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw's President's Choice® Children's Charity commits $150 million to childhood hunger and nutrition; 1.1 million Canadian children at risk of being unfed or underfed daily
finance.yahoo.com - September 21 at 3:56 PM
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www.fool.ca - September 21 at 9:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 8:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) Director Sells 250 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 10:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Cos. Ltd. : L-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 5:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs It The Right Time To Buy Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L)?
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 5:17 AM
msn.com logoI flew on Honda's new $4.9 million private jet, and it's an absolute game-changer
www.msn.com - September 13 at 5:02 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoAnalysts are missing the forest for the trees on minimum wages
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 10 at 7:20 PM
fool.ca logoWhich Stocks Benefit From Natural Disasters? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 9 at 3:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShoppers Drug Mart Growing Women's Health Program Supporting Local Women's Health Organizations Launches September 9th
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 12:41 AM
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www.fool.ca - September 5 at 5:15 AM
nasdaq.com logoTSX falls as gold miners, retailers weigh
www.nasdaq.com - September 2 at 3:42 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoAt midday: TSX falls as gold miners, retailers weigh
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 2 at 3:42 AM
fool.ca logoHow Long Is the Slide for Loblaw Companies Ltd.? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 2 at 3:42 AM
fool.ca logoAlimentation Couche-Tard Inc.: Dividend Hikes? Yes Please! | The ... - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - September 1 at 2:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 8:28 AM
fool.ca logo5 Headwinds That Could Hurt Canadian Grocers Over the Long Term
www.fool.ca - August 21 at 7:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's CIBC launches new brand, winds down Loblaw partnership
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 8:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPresident's Choice Bank to focus on payments and loyalty, moving on from 20-year relationship with CIBC
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 8:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Loblaw Cos. Ltd. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 8:38 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoLoblaw CEO strikes back against claim of ‘sabotage’ on minimum wage hike
www.theglobeandmail.com - August 8 at 8:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Cos. Ltd. :L-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 1:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJoe Fresh to Launch Extended Sizes for Fall 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 2:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 11:08 AM
fool.ca logoMaybe it's Time to Sell Loblaw Companies Ltd. - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 31 at 7:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2018 EPS Estimates for Loblaw Companies Ltd Lowered by Desjardins (TSE:L)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 9:24 AM
fool.ca logoWhich Should You Buy: Loblaw Companies Ltd. or Saputo Inc.?
www.fool.ca - July 29 at 1:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 Earnings Forecast for Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) Issued By National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 12:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Comments on Loblaw Companies Ltd's Q3 2017 Earnings (TSE:L)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:16 AM
reuters.com logoUPDATE 2-Loblaw sees challenges from lower drug prices, higher wages
www.reuters.com - July 28 at 1:52 AM
News IconBRIEF-Loblaw reports second quarter 2017 results
www.businessinsider.com - July 28 at 1:52 AM
fool.ca logoLoblaw Companies Ltd. Takes a 3.76% Plunge on Minimum Wage Increases: Time to Sell?
www.fool.ca - July 28 at 1:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 2:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of L.TO earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 2:41 AM
seekingalpha.com logoLoblaw Companies' (LBLCF) CEO Galen Weston on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 26 at 9:39 PM
fool.ca logoWhy Loblaw Companies Limited Is Down Over 1% Today - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 26 at 9:39 PM



Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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