TSE:WN - George Weston Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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C$102.10 +0.66 (+0.65 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseC$101.44
Today's RangeC$100.82 - C$102.19
52-Week RangeC$86.72 - C$111.64
Volume150,660 shs
Average Volume204,263 shs
Market CapitalizationC$15.66 billion
P/E Ratio25.46
Dividend Yield2.03%
BetaN/A
George Weston Limited engages in the food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Weston Foods, Loblaw, and Choice Properties. The Weston Foods segment produces fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, such as breads, rolls, bagels, tortillas, cakes, donuts, pies, cookies, crackers, and other baked goods through national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, dollar stores, convenience store chains, food service distributors, and outlets. This segment also supplies control brand products to retailers and consumer food companies; ice cream cones and sandwich wafers to manufacturers in the frozen novelty category; and Girl Scout cookies. The Loblaw segment provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, credit card, insurance brokerage, gift cards, and telecommunication services in approximately 2,300 corporate, franchised, and associate-owned locations. It operates retail drug stores under the Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix names that offer over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, seasonal products, and household essentials; and Shoppers Home Health Care stores, which sells and services assisted-living devices, medical equipment, home-care products, and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers. This segment also provides specialty drug distribution, pharmacy, and patient support services, as well as pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities. The Choice Properties segment owns, develops, and manages retail and commercial real estate consisting of 435 properties primarily focusing on supermarket-anchored shopping centers, supermarkets, and other commercial properties; and industrial, office, and residential properties. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Ltd.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery Stores
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Defensive
CUSIPN/A
CIKN/A
Phone+1-416-9222500

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$48.57 billion
Cash FlowC$12.26 per share
Book ValueC$47.13 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees203,238
Market CapC$15.66 billion
Next Earnings Date5/7/2019 (Confirmed)
OptionableNot Optionable

George Weston (TSE:WN) Frequently Asked Questions

What is George Weston's stock symbol?

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

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

George Weston declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, July 31st. Stockholders of record on Saturday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.49 per share on Monday, October 1st. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View George Weston's Dividend History.

When is George Weston's next earnings date?

George Weston is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for George Weston.

What price target have analysts set for WN?

3 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for George Weston's stock. Their predictions range from C$96.00 to C$139.00. On average, they expect George Weston's share price to reach C$115.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for George Weston.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for George Weston?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for George Weston in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for George Weston.

Has George Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WN stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. George Weston earned a coverage optimism score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of George Weston's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of George Weston own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other George Weston investors own include Loblaw Companies (L), ASSD BRIT FOODS/ADR (ASBFY), National Bank of Canada (NA), First Quantum Minerals (FM), Kellogg (K), Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B), BCE (BCE), Power Co. of Canada (POW), Agnico Eagle Mines (AEM) and BCE (BCE).

Who are George Weston's key executives?

George Weston's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Galen G. Weston, Chairman & CEO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne, Pres & CFO
  • Sarah R. Davis, Pres of Loblaw
  • Mr. Michael Motz, Chief Operating Officer of Loblaw
  • Mr. Darren G. Myers, Chief Financial Officer of Loblaw (Age 45)

How do I buy shares of George Weston?

Shares of WN 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's stock price today?

One share of WN stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$102.10.

How big of a company is George Weston?

George Weston has a market capitalization of C$15.66 billion and generates C$48.57 billion in revenue each year. George Weston employs 203,238 workers across the globe.

What is George Weston's official website?

The official website for George Weston is http://www.weston.ca.

How can I contact George Weston?

George Weston'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 (TSE WN)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  274 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  265 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  539
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This page was last updated on 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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