George Weston Limited Company Profile (TSE:WN)

About George Weston Limited

George Weston Limited logoGeorge Weston Ltd is a holding company that is engaged in food processing and distribution business. It operates through two segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw, and holds cash, short term investments and a direct investment in Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (Choice Properties). The Loblaw segment, which is operated by Loblaw Companies Limited includes retail businesses, a bank and Choice Properties. Loblaw offers 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 commercial properties. The Weston Foods operating segment includes a bakery business in Canada and frozen, artisan bakery and biscuit businesses throughout North America. The Weston Foods segment is operated in Canada by Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. and its subsidiaries, and in the United States by Weston Foods US, Inc. and its subsidiaries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: N/A
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: WN
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $113.43
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $111.63
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $111.16
  • 52-Week Range: C$100.41 - C$120.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.08
  • P/E Growth: 1.52
  • Market Cap: $14.48B
  • Outstanding Shares: 127,635,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: C$129.33

Analysts' Ratings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/20/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$127.00View Rating Details
11/24/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$144.00View Rating Details
11/23/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$122.00 -> C$124.00View Rating Details
11/2/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$115.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016RBC Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$135.00 -> C$139.00View Rating Details
5/6/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightC$123.00 -> C$127.00View Rating Details
3/6/2015CSFBLower Price TargetOutperformC$122.00 -> C$116.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/1/2017        
7/31/2015Q2$1.36$1.09ViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2014$1.05$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014$0.76$1.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/19/2013Q3$1.51$1.32ViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.61 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.30$1.30$1.30
Q2 20161$1.49$1.49$1.49
Q4 20161$1.71$1.71$1.71
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

Dividend History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/11/2015QuarterlyC$0.431.65%6/11/20157/1/20157/1/2015
3/5/2015QuarterlyC$0.341.7%3/11/20153/15/20154/1/2015
12/11/2014QuarterlyC$0.421.7%12/11/20141/1/20151/1/2015
7/29/2014quarterlyC$0.421.95%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014
5/6/2014quarterlyC$0.422.13%6/11/20146/15/20147/1/2014
3/12/2014QuarterlyC$0.422.07%3/12/20144/1/20144/1/2014
11/19/2013C$0.4012/11/201312/15/20131/1/2014
11/19/2013quarterlyC$0.422.09%12/11/201312/15/20131/1/2014
7/30/2013quarterlyC$0.429/15/201310/1/2013
2/28/2013quarterlyC$0.383/15/20134/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)
DateHeadline
News IconEye on the Numbers for George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Providence Standard (TSE:WN)
providencestandard.com - February 18 at 11:16 AM
News IconStock Levels in Review for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Davidson Register (TSE:WN)
davidsonregister.com - February 17 at 7:40 AM
News IconADX At the Forefront For George Weston Limited (WN-PE.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 4:07 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoMexican bakery magnate Lorenzo Servitje dies at 98 (TSE:WN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 4 at 6:19 AM
News IconIndicator Level Summary for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - February 2 at 6:50 AM
News IconInvestor Chatter: Tracking Technical Indicators for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - February 2 at 6:50 AM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WN-CA : January 30, 2017 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 30 at 9:45 AM
News IconAverage Directional Index in Review for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - January 27 at 4:07 PM
News IconF-Score Review on Shares of George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Gilbert Daily (TSE:WN)
gilbertdaily.com - January 27 at 4:07 PM
News IconFocusing on the Charts for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - January 27 at 4:07 PM
News IconInvestor Sphere: Keeping an Eye on Levels for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - January 22 at 8:03 AM
News IconGalen G. Weston named as CEO of George Weston Ltd. (TSE:WN)
www.timescolonist.com - January 19 at 9:01 PM
nasdaq.com logoCanadian Stocks Are Climbing As Gold Stocks Recover - Canadian Commentary - Nasdaq (TSE:WN)
www.nasdaq.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
News IconRSI Watch on Shares of George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
News IconGalen G. Weston succeeds father as CEO of George Weston Ltd. - CTV News (TSE:WN)
www.ctvnews.ca - January 19 at 3:58 PM
News IconGalen G. Weston takes over as CEO of George Weston Ltd. - Globalnews.ca (TSE:WN)
globalnews.ca - January 19 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCanada's George Weston appoints Galen G. Weston CEO (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 3:58 PM
News IconTechnical Investor Update on Shares of George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Rives Journal (TSE:WN)
rivesjournal.com - January 19 at 8:01 AM
newswire.ca logoGeorge Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited Announce Management Succession - Canada NewsWire (press release) (TSE:WN)
www.newswire.ca - January 19 at 8:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeorge Weston Limited and Loblaw Companies Limited Announce Management Succession (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 19 at 8:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces Timing of Fourth Quarter Earnings Release (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 12:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIncome Investors: 3 Easy Ways to Supercharge Your Yields (TSE:WN)
ca.finance.yahoo.com - December 23 at 4:54 AM
News IconVC Score In Focus for George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Stock Newsweek (TSE:WN)
stocknewsweek.com - December 21 at 3:52 PM
News IconStock Check on George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Highland Digest (TSE:WN)
highlanddigest.com - December 21 at 3:52 PM
News IconFocusing on the Numbers for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WN)
wsconfidential.com - December 21 at 3:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to George Weston Ltd. : December 21, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 21 at 3:52 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. : WN-CA: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : December 21, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 21 at 11:35 AM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. :WN-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : December 19, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 19 at 3:31 PM
News IconTrend Strength Monitor on Shares of George Weston Limited (WN-PE.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WN)
wsconfidential.com - December 19 at 2:08 AM
News IconInvestor Focus on Technical Levels for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WN)
wsconfidential.com - December 11 at 8:10 AM
News IconWatching the Numbers for George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Highland Digest (TSE:WN)
highlanddigest.com - December 10 at 11:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon - Nasdaq (TSE:WN)
www.nasdaq.com - December 10 at 11:55 AM
nasdaq.com logoGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series III Goes Ex-Dividend Soon (TSE:WN)
www.nasdaq.com - December 9 at 4:06 PM
News IconTrading Radar: Zooming in on Shares of George Weston Limited (WN-PE.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WN)
wsconfidential.com - December 8 at 9:50 PM
News IconToday's Stock On Watch: George Weston Limited (WN) Rise 0.89% on Dec 8 - Herald KS (TSE:WN)
heraldks.com - December 8 at 9:50 PM
News IconEnterprise Value Check for George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Highland Digest (TSE:WN)
highlanddigest.com - December 3 at 8:55 AM
News IconTrading Studio: Checking the Numbers on Shares of George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WN)
wsconfidential.com - December 3 at 8:55 AM
News IconChecking the Levels for George Weston Limited (TSX:WN) - Highland Digest (TSE:WN)
highlanddigest.com - November 29 at 1:19 PM
News IconNarrowing in on Chart Levels for George Weston Limited (WN.TO) - Wall Street Confidential (TSE:WN)
wsconfidential.com - November 29 at 1:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 22-Nov-16 2:00pm GMT (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 11:52 AM
News IconGeorge Weston Q3 restructuring costs down, profit rises 72% to $254 million (TSE:WN)
www.brandonsun.com - November 22 at 1:12 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - 06:00 am ET (TSE:WN)
biz.yahoo.com - November 22 at 1:12 PM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to George Weston Ltd. : November 21, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - November 21 at 8:57 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WN-CA : November 18, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - November 18 at 11:56 AM
forbes.com logoGeorge Weston Limited Enters Oversold Territory (WN) (TSE:WN)
www.forbes.com - November 10 at 12:07 PM
baystreet.ca logoGeorge Weston: Use Preferred Shares to Increase Your Dividends 213% (TSE:WN)
www.baystreet.ca - October 22 at 10:04 AM
publicnow.com logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces Timing of Third Quarter Earnings Release (TSE:WN)
www.publicnow.com - October 17 at 7:58 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. : WN-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 3, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - October 3 at 7:32 PM
4-traders.com logoGeorge Weston : W. Galen Weston steps down as Executive Chairman, George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
www.4-traders.com - September 22 at 7:44 PM
rttnews.com logoCanadian Stocks Steady After Recent Losses -- Canadian Commentary (TSE:WN)
www.rttnews.com - September 15 at 11:54 AM

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What is George Weston Limited's stock symbol?

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

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

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for George Weston Limited's shares. Their forecasts range from C$115.00 to C$144.00. On average, they expect George Weston Limited's stock price to reach C$129.33 in the next twelve months.

When will George Weston Limited announce their earnings?

George Weston Limited is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 1st 2017.

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$113.43.

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Chart for Friday, February, 24, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff