Loblaw Companies Limited Company Profile (TSE:L)

About Loblaw Companies Limited

Loblaw Companies Limited logoLoblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is a Canada-based holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, and financial products and services. The Company operates through three segments: Retail, Financial Services and Choice Properties. The Company's Retail segment consists of a discount supermarket business, a full-service supermarket business, an emerging and wholesale business and Shoppers Drug Mart. The Company also offers control label programs. The Company's Financial Services segment provides retail banking, credit card services, auto, home, life, travel and pet insurance, gift cards, and wireless mobile products and services. The Company's Choice Properties owns, develops and manages commercial properties. The Company's subsidiaries include Loblaws Inc., Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., Choice Properties Limited Partnership, Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust and President's Choice Bank.

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  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: L
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $71.05
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $69.10
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $68.98
  • 52-Week Range: C$62.33 - C$74.59
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.32
  • P/E Growth: 1.38
  • Market Cap: $28.59B
  • Outstanding Shares: 402,433,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSE:L) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: C$79.08

Analysts' Ratings History for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSE:L)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/21/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightC$80.00 -> C$83.00View Rating Details
2/17/2017Eight CapitalLower Price TargetNeutralC$78.00 -> C$76.00View Rating Details
2/3/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$77.00View Rating Details
1/23/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyC$85.00View Rating Details
11/17/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$82.00 -> C$83.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$71.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Dundee SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralC$76.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016RBC Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetC$78.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$74.00 -> C$77.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016DesjardinsBoost Price TargetC$77.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$80.00 -> C$81.00View Rating Details
11/20/2015Credit Suisse GroupBoost Price TargetC$79.00 -> C$80.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSE:L)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/23/2017        
2/23/2017$0.98N/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q2$0.84$0.70ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2014$0.65$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014$0.47$0.48ViewN/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 Limited (TSE:L)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.06 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.78$0.82$0.80
Q2 20164$0.90$0.95$0.93
Q3 20162$1.12$1.13$1.13
Q4 20163$0.98$1.01$1.00
Q1 20173$0.85$0.94$0.89
Q2 20173$1.00$1.06$1.02
Q3 20173$1.17$1.38$1.28
Q4 20173$1.07$1.16$1.12
Q1 20181$1.01$1.01$1.01
Q2 20181$1.18$1.18$1.18
Q3 20181$1.39$1.39$1.39
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSE:L)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/23/2017quarterlyC$0.263/15/20174/1/2017
11/16/2016quarterlyC$0.261.49%12/13/201612/15/201612/30/2016
7/27/2016quarterlyC$0.269/15/201610/1/2016
5/4/2016quarterlyC$0.261.45%6/13/20166/15/20167/1/2016
11/18/2015quarterlyC$0.251.44%12/11/201512/15/201512/30/2015
7/23/2015quarterlyC$0.251.4%9/11/20159/15/201510/1/2015
5/6/2015quarterlyC$0.251.55%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015
3/11/2015QuarterlyC$0.251.56%3/11/20154/1/20154/1/2015
11/12/2014quarterlyC$0.251.62%12/11/201412/15/201412/30/2014
9/11/2014QuarterlyC$0.251.81%9/11/201410/1/201410/1/2014
4/30/2014quarterlyC$0.252.12%6/11/20146/15/20147/1/2014
2/20/2014quarterlyC$0.242.09%3/12/20144/15/20144/1/2014
11/13/2013C$0.2312/11/201312/15/201312/30/2013
11/13/2013quarterlyC$0.242.21%12/11/201312/15/201312/30/2013
7/24/2013quarterlyC$0.249/15/201310/1/2013
2/21/2013quarterlyC$0.223/15/20134/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Loblaw Companies Limited (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

Latest Headlines for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSE:L)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoLoblaw : Canadian retailer Loblaw's quarterly profit rises 57 percent (TSE:L)
www.4-traders.com - February 23 at 6:12 PM
News IconIs Loblaw Companies Limited’s (TSX:L) future growth already accounted for in its February stock price? (TSE:L)
simplywall.st - February 23 at 6:12 PM
seekingalpha.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited 2016 Q4 - Results - Earnings Call Slides (TSE:L)
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 6:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoLoblaw Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended December 31, 2016 Results(1) (TSE:L)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:12 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanadian retailer Loblaw's quarterly profit rises 57 pct (TSE:L)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Loblaw Companies Ltd Earnings Release - 06:30 am ET (TSE:L)
biz.yahoo.com - February 23 at 6:12 PM
News IconCanadian stock market closes at record high (TSE:L)
news.xinhuanet.com - February 22 at 6:24 PM
News IconTheft of shoppers' PC Plus points prompts Loblaw warning - Ottawa ... - CBC.ca (TSE:L)
www.cbc.ca - February 22 at 12:18 PM
4-traders.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited : annual earnings release (TSE:L)
www.4-traders.com - February 20 at 10:22 AM
News IconFDA Issues Canadian Food Recall Notice (TSE:L)
www.qualityassurancemag.com - February 16 at 9:58 PM
News IconLoblaw Companies Limited recalls baby food pouches due to botulism concerns (TSE:L)
www.consumeraffairs.com - February 16 at 4:56 PM
4-traders.com logoFDA Food and Drug Administration : The products may permit the growth of Clostridium botulinum (TSE:L)
www.4-traders.com - February 15 at 8:52 PM
bizjournals.com logoGeorge Weston Limited - Dividend Notice (TSE:L)
www.bizjournals.com - February 13 at 7:18 PM
News IconIllnesses reported; Loblaw expands recall of organic baby food - Food Safety News (TSE:L)
www.foodsafetynews.com - February 11 at 5:06 AM
News IconPC baby food recall expanded due to botulism (TSE:L)
techknowbits.com - February 11 at 12:05 AM
News IconBaby food recall expands to all PC Organics pouches (TSE:L)
www.chch.com - February 10 at 7:02 PM
News IconExpanded Recall of PC Organics strained baby food (TSE:L)
www.netnewsledger.com - February 9 at 7:13 PM
News IconBaby food botulism scare (TSE:L)
www.castanet.net - February 9 at 7:13 PM
News IconPC Organics Baby Food Recall: Pouches Risk Possible 'Dangerous Bacteria' (TSE:L)
www.huffingtonpost.ca - February 9 at 7:13 PM
News IconMore products added to PC Organics baby food recall due to botulism risk (TSE:L)
www.680news.com - February 9 at 7:13 PM
News IconPC Organics Strained Baby Food Recall Expands [Canada] (TSE:L)
livingsafelyrecalls.wordpress.com - February 9 at 7:13 PM
News IconExpanded recall of all PC® Organics™ Strained Baby Food Pouches (TSE:L)
money.ca - February 9 at 12:00 AM
News IconShoppers warned after PC Plus accounts breached (TSE:L)
reportca.net - February 7 at 7:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoA Decent Dividend Decision: Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSE:L)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 4:23 AM
News IconLoblaw Companies Ltd. - Food Safety News (TSE:L)
www.foodsafetynews.com - February 7 at 4:23 AM
News IconBaby food recalled due to deadly bacteria (TSE:L)
www.kamloopsbcnow.com - February 6 at 6:21 PM
News IconInvestors are undervaluing Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) by 33%, here is my intrinsic value calculation (TSE:L)
simplywall.st - February 6 at 6:21 PM
News IconBaby food recalled (TSE:L)
www.castanet.net - February 6 at 10:15 AM
News IconPC Organics Strained Baby Food Recall [Canada] (TSE:L)
livingsafelyrecalls.wordpress.com - February 5 at 5:59 PM
News IconPC Organics baby food recalled (TSE:L)
www.sootoday.com - February 5 at 5:59 PM
News IconRECALL: PC Organics baby food recalled due to botulism risk (TSE:L)
www.todaysparent.com - February 5 at 5:59 PM
News IconLoblaw recalls baby food over botulism fears (TSE:L)
outbreaknewstoday.com - February 5 at 5:59 PM
News IconPC Organics baby food recalled due to botulism risk (TSE:L)
hoyentv.com - February 5 at 4:16 AM
News IconRecall issued for baby food (TSE:L)
www.torontosun.com - February 5 at 4:16 AM
News IconLoblaw recalls organic baby food product over botulism fears - Brampton Guardian (TSE:L)
www.bramptonguardian.com - February 4 at 11:15 PM
News IconBaby food recalled due to risk of botulism bacteria (TSE:L)
winnipeg.ctvnews.ca - February 4 at 6:15 PM
News IconPC Organics brand Apple, Blueberry & Green Pea baby food recalled over botulism fears (TSE:L)
www.chch.com - February 4 at 6:15 PM
News IconLoblaw Companies Limited (TSE:L)
www.inspection.gc.ca - February 4 at 6:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhich Food Retailer Is More Attractive Today? (TSE:L)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - February 3 at 6:54 PM
News IconVC Score In Focus for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:L)
gilbertdaily.com - January 31 at 7:04 PM
newswire.ca logoWillis Towers Watson announces $350 million annuity buy-out deals for Loblaw Companies Limited - Canada NewsWire (press release) (TSE:L)
www.newswire.ca - January 31 at 7:04 PM
News IconFree Cash Flow Score in Focus for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:L)
gilbertdaily.com - January 30 at 11:56 PM
News IconInvestor Hub: Checking on the Numbers for Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:L)
gilbertdaily.com - January 27 at 8:22 PM
News IconTechnical Buzz on Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) – Gilbert Daily - Gilbert Daily (TSE:L)
gilbertdaily.com - January 26 at 8:01 PM
fool.ca logoHave You Considered Loblaw Companies Limited Recently? - The Motley Fool Canada (TSE:L)
www.fool.ca - January 26 at 8:01 PM
News IconInvestor Notebook: Taking a Look at Shares of Loblaw Companies Limited (TSX:L) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:L)
gilbertdaily.com - January 24 at 11:57 PM
News IconInvestor Radar: Taking a Closer Look at Loblaw Companies Limited ... - Gilbert Daily (TSE:L)
gilbertdaily.com - January 23 at 11:35 PM
live-pr.com logoLoblaw Companies Limited - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report - New Market Research Report (TSE:L)
www.live-pr.com - January 23 at 10:32 AM
4-traders.com logoLoblaw : Sarah Davis Appointed President of Loblaw Companies (TSE:L)
www.4-traders.com - January 21 at 11:03 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-George Weston, Loblaw Companies announce management succession - Reuters (TSE:L)
www.reuters.com - January 20 at 9:33 PM

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What is Loblaw Companies Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

Loblaw Companies Limited announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.26 per share on Saturday, April 1st. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.46%.

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

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Loblaw Companies Limited's stock. Their forecasts range from C$71.00 to C$85.00. On average, they anticipate Loblaw Companies Limited's share price to reach C$79.08 in the next twelve months.

When will Loblaw Companies Limited announce their earnings?

Loblaw Companies Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 23rd 2017.

How do I buy Loblaw Companies Limited stock?

Shares of Loblaw Companies Limited 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.

How much does a share of Loblaw Companies Limited stock cost?

One share of Loblaw Companies Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$71.05.

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Last Updated on 2/23/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff