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:
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  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: TSE
  • Symbol: WN
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $111.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $113.93
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $113.25
  • 52-Week Range: C$127,621,000.00 - C$99.25
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.60
  • P/E Growth: 2.30
  • Market Cap: $14.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 127,621,000
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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$130.00

Analysts' Ratings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/3/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$139.00 -> C$140.00View Rating Details
8/2/2016CIBCBoost Price TargetC$120.00 -> C$122.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperformC$122.00View 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 9/25/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/22/2016        
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: $4.93 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
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
News IconWeston steps down (TSE:WN)
www.castanet.net - September 15 at 11:54 AM
News IconGalen Weston steps down as executive chairman to make room for son (TSE:WN)
www.cp24.com - September 14 at 8:20 PM
News IconW. Galen Weston steps down as executive chairman to make room for son (TSE:WN)
www.newstalk1010.com - September 14 at 8:20 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoCanada billionaire Weston passes George Weston chair role to son (TSE:WN)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 12:32 PM
4-traders.com logoGeorge Weston Limited : Reports 2016 Second Quarter Results (TSE:WN)
www.4-traders.com - September 1 at 11:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to George Weston Ltd. : August 30, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - August 30 at 8:00 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WN-CA : August 29, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - August 29 at 8:12 PM
nasdaq.com logoGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series V Crosses Above 5% Yield Territory (TSE:WN)
www.nasdaq.com - August 6 at 10:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 29-Jul-16 1:00pm GMT (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - July 29 at 10:43 PM
News IconProfit, sales rise at Canadian food giant George Weston in its second quarter (TSE:WN)
www.chroniclejournal.com - July 29 at 8:35 PM
News IconGeorge Weston Q2 profit, sales rise (TSE:WN)
www.parrysound.com - July 29 at 8:35 PM
News IconGeorge Weston Limited (WN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review (TSE:WN)
www.just-food.com - July 28 at 11:40 AM
live-pr.com logoGeorge Weston Limited (WN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Report Available (TSE:WN)
www.live-pr.com - July 28 at 11:40 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to George Weston Ltd. : July 19, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - July 19 at 1:24 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WN-CA : July 5, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - July 5 at 8:18 AM
fool.ca logoIs Sobeys’s Loss Loblaw Companies Limited’s Gain? (TSE:WN)
www.fool.ca - June 30 at 10:57 AM
publicnow.com logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release (TSE:WN)
www.publicnow.com - June 24 at 9:20 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to George Weston Ltd. : June 20, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 20 at 3:28 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WN) : June 17, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 17 at 12:31 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WN-CA : June 16, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 16 at 8:24 AM
nasdaq.com logoGeorge Weston Limited's Preferred Shares Series IV Goes Ex-Dividend Soon (TSE:WN)
www.nasdaq.com - June 9 at 8:55 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to George Weston Ltd. : June 3, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - June 3 at 3:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WN-CA : May 25, 2016 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - May 25 at 9:26 AM
publicnow.com logoGeorge Weston Limited - Normal Course Issuer Bid (TSE:WN)
www.publicnow.com - May 17 at 3:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGeorge Weston Limited - Dividend Notice (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 3:38 PM
noodls.com logoGeorge Weston Limited Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings (TSE:WN)
www.noodls.com - January 12 at 9:52 AM
fool.ca logoDividend Investors: Get a Rock-Solid 5.8% Yield From George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)
www.fool.ca - December 11 at 8:53 AM
fool.ca logo3 Reasons to Buy George Weston Limited Right Now (TSE:WN)
www.fool.ca - December 7 at 9:08 AM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:WN) : December 1, 2015 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 1 at 12:03 PM
capitalcube.com logoGeorge Weston Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : December 1, 2015 (TSE:WN)
www.capitalcube.com - December 1 at 9:32 AM
fool.ca logoGeorge Weston Limited’s Q3 EPS Rises 4.4%: What Should You Do Now? (TSE:WN)
www.fool.ca - November 25 at 9:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WN.TO earnings conference call or presentation 24-Nov-15 2:00pm GMT (TSE:WN)
finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 11:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2015 George Weston Ltd Earnings Release - Before Market Open (TSE:WN)
biz.yahoo.com - November 24 at 7:07 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoGeorge Weston posts 3Q profit (TSE:WN)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 6:29 AM
noodls.com logoGeorge Weston Limited Reports a 4.4% Increase in Adjusted EPS(1) and a 283.3% Increase in Basic EPS for the Third Quarter of 2015(2). (TSE:WN)
www.noodls.com - November 24 at 6:11 AM

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Last Updated on 9/25/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff