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George Weston (WN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

C$210.90
+4.61 (+2.23%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
C$206.63
C$211.11
50-Day Range
C$187.67
C$210.90
52-Week Range
C$144.41
C$211.11
Volume
81,372 shs
Average Volume
125,814 shs
Market Capitalization
C$28.21 billion
P/E Ratio
22.27
Dividend Yield
1.56%
Price Target
C$216.67

George Weston MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.83 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.7% Upside
C$216.67 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
-0.03mentions of George Weston in the last 14 days
Based on 10 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
C$5.07 M Sold 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.

0.80 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. 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 and healthcare services, health and beauty products, apparel, general merchandise, and financial services. This segment also offers credit card and other banking services, insurance brokerage services, guaranteed investment certificates, and wireless mobile products and services. The Choice Properties segment owns, operates, manages, and develops retail commercial and residential properties, leased to necessity-based tenants, industrial, and mixed-use and residential assets. It markets its products under the Shoppers Drug Mart, Joe Fresh, President's Choice Bank, no name, Farmer's Market, T&T, Life Brand, and PC Optimum brands. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited operates as a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.

WN Stock Price History

WN Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
5/07/2024
Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
6/14/2024
Dividend Payable
7/01/2024
Today
7/21/2024
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
7/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grocery Stores
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
220,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
C$216.67
High Stock Price Target
C$235.00
Low Stock Price Target
C$196.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+2.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.83
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
C$1.31 billion
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$60.73 billion
Cash Flow
C$23.04 per share
Book Value
C$42.19 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$28.21 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.38
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Galen G. Weston B.A. (Age 51)
    M.B.A., Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $4.2M
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne
    President & CFO
  • Mr. Per Bank (Age 57)
    President & CEO of Loblaw
    Comp: $14.69M
  • Mr. John Williams (Age 58)
    Group Treasurer & Head of Corporate Finance
  • Roy MacDonald
    Group Vice President of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Andrew Bunston
    Chief Legal Officer & Secretary
  • 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
  • Anemona Turcu
    Group Chief Risk Officer

Should I Buy George Weston Stock? WN Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in George Weston Limited:

  • George Weston Limited has received a consensus "Moderate Buy" recommendation from multiple research firms, indicating positive sentiment from analysts.
  • The stock recently hit a new 1-year high at C$200.12, showing strong upward momentum and potential for further growth.
  • George Weston has consistently increased its dividend, with the latest quarterly dividend being $0.82, providing income for investors.
  • The company reported a solid quarterly earnings result with C$2.30 EPS, demonstrating strong financial performance.
  • Analysts forecast an earnings per share of 12.1466667 for the current fiscal year, suggesting potential profitability for investors.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in George Weston Limited for these reasons:

  • The stock's price-to-earnings ratio is 21.26, which may indicate that the stock is relatively expensive compared to its earnings.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Friday, July 5, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these George Weston pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

WN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How have WN shares performed this year?

George Weston's stock was trading at C$164.50 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, WN stock has increased by 28.2% and is now trading at C$210.90.
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How were George Weston's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 7th. The company reported $2.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business earned $13.74 billion during the quarter. George Weston had a net margin of 2.22% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 18.50%.

How do I buy shares of George Weston?

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What other stocks do shareholders of George Weston own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that George Weston investors own include Loblaw Companies (L), Enbridge (ENB), BCE (BCE), Suncor Energy (SU), Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B), Power Co. of Canada (POW) and Associated British Foods (ASBFY).

This page (TSE:WN) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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