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TSE:WN

George Weston (WN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$178.50
-2.61 (-1.44%)
(As of 02/28/2024 ET)
Today's Range
C$178.24
C$184.42
50-Day Range
C$160.64
C$181.51
52-Week Range
C$144.41
C$184.42
Volume
100,368 shs
Average Volume
83,690 shs
Market Capitalization
C$24.18 billion
P/E Ratio
17.41
Dividend Yield
1.57%
Price Target
C$197.00

George Weston MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.4% Upside
C$197.00 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.02mentions of George Weston in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
C$1.28 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.86 out of 5 stars


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About George Weston Stock (TSE:WN)

George Weston Limited provides food and drug retailing, and financial services in Canada and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) and Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (Choice Properties). The Loblaw segment provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, and financial services. It operates retail drug stores under the Shoppers Drug Mart name. This segment also provides credit card services, insurance brokerage services, guaranteed investment certificates, and wireless mobile products and services. The Choice Properties segment owns, operates, and manages commercial, residential, tenant, industrial, and office properties. It provides products under the President's Choice, no name, Life Brand, and Farmer's Market brands. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.

WN Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/30/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/1 Dividend
12/14/2023
Dividend Payable
1/01/2024
Today
2/29/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/07/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grocery Stores
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
221,285
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$197.00
High Stock Price Target
C$216.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$172.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+10.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$1.42 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$59.57 billion
Cash Flow
C$19.50 per share
Book Value
C$46.01 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$24.18 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.37
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Galen G. Weston B.A. (Age 51)
    M.B.A., Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $4.91M
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne
    President & CFO
  • Mr. Barry Kieran Columb (Age 59)
    Executive VP of Loblaw & President of President's Choice Financial
    Comp: $3.59M
  • Mr. Rael Lee Diamond CPA (Age 47)
    CA, President & CEO of Choice Properties
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. John Williams (Age 58)
    Group Treasurer & Head of Corporate Finance
  • Roy MacDonald
    Group Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Gordon Andrew McDonald Currie (Age 65)
    Executive VP & Chief Legal Officer
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Ms. Jennifer Maccarone
    Vice President of Human Resources
  • Mr. Khush Dadyburjor (Age 57)
    Chief Strategy Officer
  • Mr. Rashid Wasti (Age 56)
    Executive VP & Chief Talent Officer














WN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell George Weston stock right now?

6 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for George Weston in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WN shares.
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What is George Weston's stock price target for 2024?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for George Weston's shares. Their WN share price targets range from C$172.00 to C$216.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach C$197.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have WN shares performed in 2024?

George Weston's stock was trading at C$164.50 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, WN shares have increased by 8.5% and is now trading at C$178.50.
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When is George Weston's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2024.
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How were George Weston's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) issued its earnings results on Friday, July, 30th. The company reported $1.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.78. The company had revenue of $12.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $12.30 billion. George Weston had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.34% and a net margin of 2.46%.

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

George Weston announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 28th. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.713 per share on Monday, April 1st. This represents a $2.85 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.60%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 14th.
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Is George Weston a good dividend stock?

George Weston (TSE:WN) pays an annual dividend of C$2.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%. The dividend payout ratio is 27.32%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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This page (TSE:WN) was last updated on 2/29/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff