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: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:L
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$30.11 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 396,566,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$75.13
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$71.01
  • 52 Week Range: C$62.33 - C$78.87
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.71
  • P/E Growth: 1.79
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$46.41 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.65
  • Book Value: C$31.94 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.38
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 1.4%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$3.62 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 603,125 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 17
 

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

What is Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock symbol?

Loblaw Companies Ltd trades on the Tornton 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 15th will be given a dividend of 0.27 per share on Saturday, July 1st. This represents a $1.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.42%. This is a positive change from Loblaw Companies Ltd's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. View Loblaw Companies Ltd's Dividend History.

How were Loblaw Companies Ltd's earnings last quarter?

Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The company reported $0.70 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.14. The firm earned $10.54 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.64 billion. View Loblaw Companies Ltd's Earnings History.

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

8 analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Loblaw Companies Ltd's stock. Their forecasts range from C$76.00 to C$90.00. On average, they anticipate Loblaw Companies Ltd's share price to reach C$82.45 in the next twelve months. 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, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer

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$75.92.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE L)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  267 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  168 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  435
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: C$82.45

Analysts' Ratings History for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/4/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetOutperformC$80.00 -> C$81.00View Rating Details
5/4/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform -> OutperformC$71.00 -> C$85.00View Rating Details
5/4/2017Eight CapitalBoost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$82.00View Rating Details
5/4/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$81.00View Rating Details
5/2/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$77.00View Rating Details
5/1/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$85.00 -> C$90.00View 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
7/28/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$77.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price TargetC$79.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

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
7/23/2015Q2$0.84$0.70$10.64 billion$10.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014$0.65$0.75$10.31 billion$10.31 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014$0.47$0.48$7.29 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/13/2013Q3$0.81$0.74ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.35
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.00
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.85$0.88$0.87
Q2 20174$1.00$1.11$1.07
Q3 20174$1.17$1.34$1.29
Q4 20173$1.07$1.16$1.13
Q1 20182$0.99$1.01$1.00
Q2 20182$1.18$1.23$1.21
Q3 20182$1.39$1.55$1.47
Q4 20181$1.32$1.32$1.32
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
5/3/2017quarterly$0.276/15/20177/1/2017
2/23/2017quarterly$0.261.5%3/13/20173/15/20174/1/2017
11/16/2016quarterly$0.261.49%12/13/201612/15/201612/30/2016
7/27/2016quarterly$0.269/15/201610/1/2016
5/4/2016quarterly$0.261.45%6/13/20166/15/20167/1/2016
11/18/2015quarterly$0.251.44%12/11/201512/15/201512/30/2015
7/23/2015quarterly$0.251.4%9/11/20159/15/201510/1/2015
5/6/2015quarterly$0.251.55%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015
3/11/2015Quarterly$0.251.56%3/11/20154/1/20154/1/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.251.62%12/11/201412/15/201412/30/2014
9/11/2014Quarterly$0.251.81%9/11/201410/1/201410/1/2014
4/30/2014quarterly$0.252.12%6/11/20146/15/20147/1/2014
2/20/2014quarterly$0.242.09%3/12/20144/15/20144/1/2014
11/13/2013$0.2312/11/201312/15/201312/30/2013
11/13/2013quarterly$0.242.21%12/11/201312/15/201312/30/2013
7/24/2013quarterly$0.249/15/201310/1/2013
2/21/2013quarterly$0.223/15/20134/1/2013
(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
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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
Latest Headlines for Loblaw Companies Ltd (TSE:L)
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fool.ca logoIs Loblaw Companies Limited a Good Investment?
www.fool.ca - May 24 at 6:15 PM
bizjournals.com logoGreat Canadian Shoreline Cleanup and Environment and Climate Change Canada Aim to Celebrate World Environment Day with 150 Cleanups Canada-wide
www.bizjournals.com - May 24 at 11:11 AM
fool.ca logoFor a Healthy Portfolio, Feed it With Metro, Inc. Stock
www.fool.ca - May 19 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 8:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Best Play In Canadian Retail? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 11 at 11:49 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoGeorge Weston hikes dividend as improvements at Loblaw boost profit
www.theglobeandmail.com - May 9 at 12:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSmart Canadian shoppers choose to get the frill out of their grocery bill
finance.yahoo.com - May 8 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) Raised by Analyst
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 7:41 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Announces Election of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 6:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Unveils its Legacy to Montrealers for Montreal's 375th Anniversary
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 6:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoDesjardins Comments on Loblaw Companies Ltd's Q2 2017 Earnings (L)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 7:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoEight Capital Boosts Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) Price Target to C$82.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Price Target Increased to C$85.00 by Analysts at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Price Target Raised to C$81.00 at National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Price Target Raised to C$81.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 7:44 PM
fool.ca logoLoblaw Companies Limited Reports Strong Results, But Are Shares Overvalued? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - May 4 at 11:58 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Loblaw qtrly earnings per common share $0.57
www.reuters.com - May 3 at 10:23 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLoblaw Companies' (LBLCF) CEO Galen Weston on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 10:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of L.TO earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.27
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 7:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Reports 2017 First Quarter Results and Announces a 3.8% Increase to Quarterly Common Share Dividend(1) - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:21 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoLoblaw profit beats estimates on lower expenses
www.theglobeandmail.com - May 3 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Reports 2017 First Quarter Results and Announces a 3.8% Increase to Quarterly Common Share Dividend(1)
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's Loblaw posts 19 pct rise in profit
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's Loblaw profit beats estimates on lower expenses
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX futures trade lower; corporate earnings in focus
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:47 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Earns Sector Perform Rating from Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 1:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Given a C$85.00 Price Target by TD Securities Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 10:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoQ2 2017 EPS Estimates for Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) Boosted by National Bank Financial
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 7:50 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Loblaw Companies announces normal course issuer bid
www.reuters.com - April 27 at 12:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 7:06 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) to Post Q1 2017 Earnings of $0.87 Per Share, National Bank Financial Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 8:21 AM
fool.ca logoLoblaw Companies Limited Wisely Sheds Gas Assets
www.fool.ca - April 25 at 5:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJoe Fresh and lemlem by Liya Kebede Partner on Limited-Edition Swimwear Capsule Collection
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 9:54 AM
bizjournals.com logoFour Years Later: Rana Plaza Victims Seek Fair Compensation from Loblaws and Bureau Veritas in a Proposed Class Action in Toronto, Ontario
www.bizjournals.com - April 24 at 1:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 7:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 9:23 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Given a C$71.00 Price Target at BMO Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 3:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoLoblaw Companies Ltd (L) Given a C$77.00 Price Target at Scotiabank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 3:19 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoLOBLAW COMPANIES LIMITED
www.finanznachrichten.de - April 19 at 6:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw to sell gas station business for C$540 mln
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoRyerson University and Joe Fresh Welcome Three Canadian Fashion Startups to the Joe Fresh Centre for Fashion Innovation
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBritish Columbia's First Shoppers Drug Mart Enhanced Convenience Food Location to Open April 22
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 10:55 AM
finanznachrichten.de logoDividend Select 15 Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend
www.finanznachrichten.de - April 18 at 5:40 PM
fool.ca logoLoblaw Companies Limited Is Strengthening its Moat in the Canadian Grocery Space
www.fool.ca - April 18 at 10:45 AM
fool.ca logoLoblaw Companies Ltd.: What's a Billion Dollars to a Cash Flow Machine? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - April 14 at 6:06 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw to invest $1.3 billion in Canadian economy in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 9:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Announces Timing of First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 11:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited Announces Timing of First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:46 AM

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