TSE:WN - George Weston Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$96.28 +1.03 (+1.08 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$95.25
Today's RangeC$94.71 - C$96.51
52-Week RangeC$86.72 - C$111.64
Volume273,858 shs
Average Volume211,736 shs
Market CapitalizationC$14.77 billion
P/E Ratio24.14
Dividend Yield2.16%
BetaN/A
George Weston Limited engages in the food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. The company's Weston Foods segment produces fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, such as breads, rolls, bagels, flatbreads, rye bread, tortillas, doughnuts, cakes, pies, cookies, crackers, and other baked goods through national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, dollar stores, convenience stores, food service distributors, and outlets. This segment also supplies control brand products to retailers and consumer food companies; ice cream cones and sandwich wafers to manufacturers in the frozen novelty; and girl scout cookies. The company's Loblaw segment provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, credit card services, insurance brokerage services, gift cards, and telecommunication services. This segment operates approximately 2,300 corporate, franchised, and associate-owned locations. It operates retail drug stores under the Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix names that offer over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, seasonal products, and household essentials; and Shoppers Home Health Care stores, which sells and services assisted-living devices, medical equipment, home-care products, and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers. This segment also provides specialty drug distribution, pharmacy, and patient support services, as well as pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities; owns, develops, and manages retail and commercial real estate with a portfolio consisting of 435 properties primarily focusing on supermarket-anchored shopping centers, supermarkets, and other commercial properties, as well as offers financial services under the President's Choice Financial brand. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery Stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Defensive
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-416-9222500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$48.57 billion
Cash FlowC$12.28 per share
Book ValueC$47.13 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Market CapC$14.77 billion
Next Earnings Date5/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

George Weston (TSE:WN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is George Weston's stock symbol?

George Weston trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "WN."

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

George Weston declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Saturday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.49 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $1.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View George Weston's Dividend History.

When is George Weston's next earnings date?

George Weston is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for George Weston.

What price target have analysts set for WN?

2 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for George Weston's stock. Their forecasts range from C$96.00 to C$139.00. On average, they anticipate George Weston's stock price to reach C$114.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for George Weston.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for George Weston?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for George Weston in the last year. There are currently 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for George Weston.

Has George Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WN stock has been trending positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. George Weston earned a media sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 7.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Who are some of George Weston's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of George Weston own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other George Weston investors own include Loblaw Companies (L), National Bank of Canada (NA), BCE (BCE), TELUS (T), Kellogg (K), First Quantum Minerals (FM), Power Co. of Canada (POW), Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B), Micron Technology (MU) and Constellation Brands (STZ).

Who are George Weston's key executives?

George Weston's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Galen G. Weston, Chairman & CEO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne, Pres & CFO
  • Mr. Michael Motz, Chief Operating Officer of Loblaw
  • Mr. Geoffrey Victor Herbert Wilson, Sr. VP of Financial Control & Investor Relations (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gordon Andrew McDonald Currie, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 60)

How do I buy shares of George Weston?

Shares of WN 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 George Weston's stock price today?

One share of WN stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$96.42.

How big of a company is George Weston?

George Weston has a market capitalization of C$14.79 billion and generates C$48.57 billion in revenue each year.

What is George Weston's official website?

The official website for George Weston is http://www.weston.ca.

How can I contact George Weston?

George Weston's mailing address is 1901-22 St Clair Ave E, TORONTO, ON M4T 2S7, Canada. The company can be reached via phone at +1-416-9222500.


MarketBeat Community Rating for George Weston (TSE WN)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  273 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  263 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  536
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This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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