George Weston Limited Stock Price, News & Analysis (TSE:WN)

C$112.15 0.44 (0.39 %)
(As of 11/18/2017 09:05 AM ET)
Previous CloseC$112.15
Today's RangeC$111.33 - C$112.72
52-Week RangeC$104.49 - C$125.67
Volume151,989 shs
Average Volume98,620 shs
Market CapitalizationC$14.34 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.62%
Beta0.36

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.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Grocery Stores
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Services
  • Symbol: TSE:WN
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.weston.ca
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: C$1.78
  • Dividend Yield: 1.6%
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: C$4.65
  • Net Margins: 3.18%
  • Return on Equity: 10.03%
  • Return on Assets: 4.25%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 127,919,000
 

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

What is George Weston Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

George Weston Limited announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.455 per share on Sunday, October 1st. This represents a $1.82 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.62%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This is an increase from George Weston Limited's previous quarterly dividend of $0.43. View George Weston Limited's Dividend History.

How were George Weston Limited's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 31st. The company reported $1.09 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.36 by $0.27. The firm earned $10.85 billion during the quarter. George Weston Limited had a return on equity of 10.03% and a net margin of 3.18%. View George Weston Limited's Earnings History.

When will George Weston Limited make its next earnings announcement?

George Weston Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 21st 2017. View Earnings Estimates for George Weston Limited.

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

5 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for George Weston Limited's stock. Their forecasts range from C$114.00 to C$145.00. On average, they expect George Weston Limited's share price to reach C$126.33 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for George Weston Limited.

Who are some of George Weston Limited's key competitors?

Who are George Weston Limited's key executives?

George Weston Limited's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Galen G. Weston, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer (Age 44)
  • Richard Dufresne, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
  • Allan Bifield, Deputy Chief Financial Officer
  • Gordon A. M. Currie, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer
  • Rashid Wasti, Executive Vice President and Chief Talent Officer
  • Robert A. Balcom, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
  • Geoffrey H. Wilson, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Business Intelligence and Communications
  • Khush Dadyburjor, Chief Strategy Officer
  • J. Robert S. Prichard, Lead Independent Director (Age 68)
  • Alannah Weston, Non-Independent Director (Age 45)

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.

What is George Weston Limited's stock price today?

One share of George Weston Limited stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$112.15.

How big of a company is George Weston Limited?

George Weston Limited has a market capitalization of C$14.34 billion.

How can I contact George Weston Limited?

George Weston Limited'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 Limited (TSE WN)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  183 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  160 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  343
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about George Weston Limited 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

Analysts' Consensus Rating for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 1 Hold Rating, 3 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: C$126.33

Consensus Price Target History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

Price Target History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

Analysts' Ratings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
11/16/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeEqual Weight -> UnderweightC$115.00 -> C$114.00View Rating Details
8/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformC$147.00 -> C$145.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$129.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017CIBCLower Price TargetC$126.00 -> C$123.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017ScotiabankLower Price TargetOutperformC$136.00 -> C$130.00View Rating Details
7/31/2017George Weston Ltd.DowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightC$131.04 -> C$117.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 11/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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
11/21/2017N/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2015Q2C$1.36C$1.09C$10.85 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014C$1.05C$1.03C$10.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014C$0.76C$1.16C$7.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2013Q3C$1.51C$1.32ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

Most Recent Dividend:10/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.78
Dividend Yield:1.58%
Payout Ratio:38.17% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

Dividend History by Quarter for George Weston Limited (TSE WN)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/1/2017Quarterly$0.461.69%9/14/20179/15/201710/1/2017
6/11/2015Quarterly$0.431.65%6/11/20157/1/20157/1/2015
3/5/2015Quarterly$0.341.7%3/11/20153/15/20154/1/2015
12/11/2014Quarterly$0.421.7%12/11/20141/1/20151/1/2015
7/29/2014quarterly$0.421.95%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014
5/6/2014quarterly$0.422.13%6/11/20146/15/20147/1/2014
3/12/2014Quarterly$0.422.07%3/12/20144/1/20144/1/2014
11/19/2013$0.4012/11/201312/15/20131/1/2014
11/19/2013quarterly$0.422.09%12/11/201312/15/20131/1/2014
7/30/2013quarterly$0.429/15/201310/1/2013
2/28/2013quarterly$0.383/15/20134/1/2013
(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
6/9/2017Mary Diane Wendy RebanksDirectorBuy9,700C$25.90C$251,230.00
6/2/2017Robert John DartDirectorSell500C$123.25C$61,625.00
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for George Weston Limited (TSE WN)

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DateHeadline
George Weston Limited (WN) Downgraded to "Underweight" at Barclays PLCGeorge Weston Limited (WN) Downgraded to "Underweight" at Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 3:28 PM
George Weston Limited (WN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on TuesdayGeorge Weston Limited (WN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 14 at 2:08 AM
George Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WN-CA : November 1, 2017George Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WN-CA : November 1, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 10:52 AM
Protect Your Portfolio With These 4 Defensive Dividend Stocks - The Motley Fool CanadaProtect Your Portfolio With These 4 Defensive Dividend Stocks - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - October 4 at 8:27 AM
George Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WN-CA : September 29, 2017George Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WN-CA : September 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:57 PM
Does George Weston Limited’s (TSX:WN) PE Ratio Signal A Selling Opportunity?Does George Weston Limited’s (TSX:WN) PE Ratio Signal A Selling Opportunity?
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:57 PM
George Weston Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WN) : October 2, 2017George Weston Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WN) : October 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:57 PM
George Weston Ltd. : WN-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017George Weston Ltd. : WN-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:34 AM
George Weston Preferred Shares Series IV About To Put More Money In Your PocketGeorge Weston Preferred Shares Series IV About To Put More Money In Your Pocket
www.nasdaq.com - September 13 at 11:25 AM
George Weston Preferred Shares Series I Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - NasdaqGeorge Weston Preferred Shares Series I Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 3:47 PM
George Weston Ltd. :WN-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017George Weston Ltd. :WN-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 8:33 AM
Royal Bank Of Canada Trims George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Target Price to C$145.00Royal Bank Of Canada Trims George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Target Price to C$145.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 3:40 PM
George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Raises Dividend to $0.46 Per ShareGeorge Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Raises Dividend to $0.46 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 12:40 PM
Edited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-17 1:00pm GMTEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 7:52 AM
Scotiabank Lowers George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Price Target to C$130.00Scotiabank Lowers George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Price Target to C$130.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 4:46 PM
George Weston Limited (WN) Price Target Cut to C$115.00George Weston Limited (WN) Price Target Cut to C$115.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:57 PM
BMO Capital Markets Reiterates "C$129.00" Price Target for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)BMO Capital Markets Reiterates "C$129.00" Price Target for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:57 PM
George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) PT Lowered to C$123.00George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) PT Lowered to C$123.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 2:56 PM
Stocks Slide As GDP Blockbuster Cements Rate Hike -- Canadian CommentaryStocks Slide As GDP Blockbuster Cements Rate Hike -- Canadian Commentary
www.nasdaq.com - July 29 at 8:43 AM
Why George Weston Limited Is Down 2% TodayWhy George Weston Limited Is Down 2% Today
www.fool.ca - July 29 at 8:42 AM
Barclays PLC Downgrades George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) to Equal WeightBarclays PLC Downgrades George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) to Equal Weight
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:09 PM
George Weston Limited (WN) Price Target Cut to C$147.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of CanadaGeorge Weston Limited (WN) Price Target Cut to C$147.00 by Analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 4:08 PM
Markets To Weigh Upbeat GDP -- Canadian CommentaryMarkets To Weigh Upbeat GDP -- Canadian Commentary
www.nasdaq.com - July 28 at 10:02 AM
George Weston Limited Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results(2)George Weston Limited Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results(2)
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 10:02 AM
George Weston posts 2Q profitGeorge Weston posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 10:02 AM
George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on FridayGeorge Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Friday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 5:21 PM
George Weston posts 1Q profitGeorge Weston posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 10 at 5:20 AM
Interfor, Weston at 52-Week HighsInterfor, Weston at 52-Week Highs
www.baystreet.ca - April 27 at 11:38 AM
Q4 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ETQ4 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - March 3 at 7:01 AM
Canadian Stocks Are Climbing As Gold Stocks Recover - Canadian Commentary - NasdaqCanadian Stocks Are Climbing As Gold Stocks Recover - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
George Weston Limiteds Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - NasdaqGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 10 at 11:55 AM
George Weston Limiteds Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend SoonGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon
www.nasdaq.com - December 9 at 4:06 PM
Q3 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ETQ3 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - November 22 at 1:12 PM

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