George Weston Limited Company Profile (TSE:WN)

About George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

George Weston Limited logoGeorge Weston Limited is a holding company engaged in food processing and distribution business. The Company, through its two operating segments, Weston Foods and Loblaw, holds cash, short-term investments and a direct investment in Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (Choice Properties). The Weston Foods operating segment includes a fresh bakery business in Canada, and frozen, artisan style bakery and biscuit businesses throughout North America. The Loblaw segment, which is operated by Loblaw Companies Limited, is a food and pharmacy retailer, and the majority unitholder of Choice Properties. Loblaw provides Canadians with grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, retail banking, credit card services, insurance and wireless mobile products and services. Choice Properties owns, develops and manages income-producing retail and commercial properties.

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  • Symbol: TSE:WN
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  • Market Cap: C$15.5 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 127,639,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$120.51
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$113.87
  • 52 Week Range: C$100.41 - C$125.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.34
  • P/E Growth: 1.98
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$48 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.32
  • Book Value: C$54.31 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.24
  • Dividend Yield: 1.5%
  • EBIDTA: C$3.78 billion
  • Average Volume: 127,705 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 6.65

Frequently Asked Questions for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

What is George Weston Limited's stock symbol?

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

How were George Weston Limited's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July, 31st. The company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.27. The firm earned $10.85 billion during the quarter. View George Weston Limited's Earnings History.

Where is George Weston Limited's stock going? Where will George Weston Limited's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for George Weston Limited's stock. Their predictions range from C$115.00 to C$155.00. On average, they expect George Weston Limited's share price to reach C$133.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for George Weston Limited.

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How do I buy George Weston Limited stock?

Shares of George Weston 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 George Weston Limited stock cost?

One share of George Weston Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$121.45.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: C$133.00

Analysts' Ratings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/10/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$127.00 -> C$136.00View Rating Details
5/10/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$127.00 -> C$126.00View Rating Details
5/9/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$148.00 -> C$155.00View Rating Details
2/28/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightC$127.00 -> C$133.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$115.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Earnings by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Earnings History by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/31/2015Q2$1.36$1.09$10.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014$1.05$1.03$10.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014$0.76$1.16$7.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2013Q3$1.51$1.32ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.81
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$1.40$1.40$1.40
Q2 20171$1.59$1.59$1.59
Q3 20171$1.99$1.99$1.99
Q4 20171$1.83$1.83$1.83
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/10/2017Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,500C$26.06C$39,090.00
6/6/2016Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,100C$25.40C$27,940.00
3/14/2016Gordon Andrew Mcdonald CurrieInsiderSell3,146C$112.29C$353,264.34
3/14/2016W. Galen WestonDirectorSell2,421C$112.29C$271,854.09
3/10/2016Rashid WastiInsiderBuy100C$109.49C$10,949.00
3/4/2016Rashid WastiInsiderBuy100C$110.66C$11,066.00
12/16/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.02C$25,020.00
12/11/2015Rashid WastiInsiderBuy100C$105.00C$10,500.00
12/10/2015Rashid WastiInsiderBuy100C$107.00C$10,700.00
12/10/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.05C$25,050.00
12/7/2015Richard DufresneInsiderSell2,300C$107.90C$248,170.00
11/27/2015Gordon Andrew Mcdonald CurrieInsiderSell9,504C$109.78C$1,043,358.62
11/26/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$24.99C$24,990.00
10/1/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.00C$25,000.00
9/8/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.09C$25,090.00
9/4/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.15C$25,150.00
6/18/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.28C$25,280.00
6/17/2015Robert John DartDirectorBuy1,000C$25.31C$25,310.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Latest Headlines for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
DateHeadline logoGeorge Weston Limited - Normal Course Issuer Bid - May 18 at 9:23 AM logoEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 9-May-17 1:00pm GMT - May 14 at 12:02 PM logoRobert John Dart Buys 1,500 Shares of George Weston Limited (WN) Stock - May 12 at 4:26 PM logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces Election of Directors - May 11 at 3:31 AM logoGeorge Weston Limited (WN) Given New C$136.00 Price Target at Scotiabank - May 10 at 5:52 PM logoGeorge Weston Limited (WN) Given New C$126.00 Price Target at CIBC - May 10 at 10:32 AM logoGeorge Weston posts 1Q profit - May 10 at 5:20 AM logoGeorge Weston Limited (WN) Price Target Raised to C$155.00 at Royal Bank of Canada - May 9 at 11:32 AM logoGeorge Weston Limited Reports 2017 First Quarter Results and Announces a 3.4% Increase to Quarterly Common Share Dividend(2) - May 9 at 9:37 AM logoInterfor, Weston at 52-Week Highs - April 27 at 11:38 AM logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Annual Meeting of Shareholders - April 3 at 8:57 PM logoQ4 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ET - March 3 at 7:01 AM logoEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 2-Mar-17 2:00pm GMT - March 3 at 7:01 AM logoMorning News Call - Canada, March 1 - March 1 at 8:32 AM logoCANADA STOCKS-Futures down as commodities edge lower - February 28 at 11:00 AM logoCanadian Stocks Are Climbing As Gold Stocks Recover - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq - January 19 at 3:58 PM logoCanada's George Weston appoints Galen G. Weston CEO - January 19 at 3:58 PM logoGeorge Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited Announce Management Succession - January 19 at 8:01 AM logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter Earnings Release - January 16 at 12:16 PM logoGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq - December 10 at 11:55 AM logoGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - December 9 at 4:06 PM logoEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 22-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT - November 23 at 11:52 AM logoQ3 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ET - November 22 at 1:12 PM



George Weston Limited (WN) Chart for Saturday, May, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 5/27/2017 by Staff