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TSE:WN

George Weston - WN Stock Forecast, Price & News

C$156.84
+1.68 (+1.08%)
(As of 08/15/2022 02:54 PM ET)
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Today's Range
C$155.45
C$157.64
50-Day Range
C$142.81
C$158.72
52-Week Range
C$128.11
C$162.51
Volume
67,336 shs
Average Volume
170,219 shs
Market Capitalization
C$22.70 billion
P/E Ratio
14.08
Dividend Yield
1.70%
Price Target
C$181.80
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About George Weston (TSE:WN) Stock

George Weston Limited provides food and drug retailing, and financial services in Canada and internationally. 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, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, and financial services. It operates retail drug stores under the Shoppers Drug Mart name. This segment also provides credit card services, insurance brokerage services, guaranteed investment certificates, and wireless mobile products and services. The Choice Properties segment owns, operates, and manages commercial, residential, tenant, industrial, and office properties. It provides products under the President's Choice, Life Brand, and Farmer's Market brands. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of analysts recently commented on the company. Royal Bank of Canada reduced their price objective on George Weston from C$198.00 to C$197.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Scotiabank lowered their price objective on shares of George Weston from C$177.00 to C$176.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Finally, CIBC boosted their target price on shares of George Weston from C$188.00 to C$193.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 2nd.

George Weston Trading Up 0.7 %

George Weston stock opened at C$155.16 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 150.48, a current ratio of 1.38 and a quick ratio of 0.78. The firm's 50 day moving average price is C$151.27 and its 200-day moving average price is C$150.96. George Weston has a 1 year low of C$128.11 and a 1 year high of C$162.51. The stock has a market cap of C$22.46 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.93.

George Weston (TSE:WN - Get Rating) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 29th. The company reported C$2.23 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of C$12.98 billion during the quarter. On average, equities analysts predict that George Weston will post 10.4999995 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other George Weston news, Director Alannah Elizabeth Weston sold 7,300 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$144.79, for a total transaction of C$1,056,956.05. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 44,965 shares of the company's stock, valued at C$6,510,414.90.

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WN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/1 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/01/2022
Last Earnings
7/29/2022
Today
8/15/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/22/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Grocery Stores
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
215,298
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
C$181.80
High Stock Price Forecast
C$197.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
C$158.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+15.9%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
C$54.48 billion
Cash Flow
C$19.21 per share
Book Value
C$42.92 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
C$22.70 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Galen G. Weston B.A. (Age 49)
    M.B.A, M.B.A., Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $4.5M
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne
    Pres & CFO
  • Mr. Gordon Andrew McDonald Currie (Age 63)
    Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. Robert Sawyer (Age 68)
    Chief Operating Officer of Loblaw
    Comp: $3.92M
  • Mr. Rael Lee Diamond CA (Age 45)
    Pres & CEO of Choice Properties
    Comp: $1.65M
  • Mr. John Williams (Age 56)
    Group Treasurer & Head of Corp. Fin.
  • Roy MacDonald
    Group VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Jennifer Maccarone
    VP of HR
  • Mr. Khush Dadyburjor (Age 55)
    Chief Strategy Officer
  • Mr. Rashid Wasti (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Chief Talent Officer













WN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell George Weston stock right now?

4 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for George Weston in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" WN shares.
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What is George Weston's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for George Weston's stock. Their WN share price forecasts range from C$158.00 to C$197.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach C$181.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have WN shares performed in 2022?

George Weston's stock was trading at C$146.66 at the start of the year. Since then, WN stock has increased by 7.0% and is now trading at C$156.95.
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When is George Weston's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 22nd 2022.
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How were George Weston's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July, 29th. The company reported $2.23 EPS for the quarter. The company had revenue of $12.98 billion for the quarter.

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

George Weston announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, June 15th will be paid a dividend of 0.66 per share on Friday, July 1st. This represents a $2.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 14th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.60.
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Is George Weston a good dividend stock?

George Weston (TSE:WN) pays an annual dividend of C$2.46 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.70%. The dividend payout ratio is 22.08%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What other stocks do shareholders of George Weston own?

What is George Weston's stock symbol?

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

How do I buy shares of George Weston?

Shares of WN stock and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through an online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the Canadian stock market include BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor's Edge, Desjardins Online Brokerage, HSBC InvestDirect, Laurentian Bank Discount Brokerage, National Bank Direct Brokerage, Qtrade Investor, Questrade, RBC Direct Investing, Scotia iTrade, TD Direct Investing, and Virtual Brokers.
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What is George Weston's stock price today?

One share of WN stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$156.95.

How much money does George Weston make?

George Weston (TSE:WN) has a market capitalization of C$22.72 billion and generates C$54.48 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does George Weston have?

The company employs 215,298 workers across the globe.

How can I contact George Weston?

George Weston's mailing address is 1901-22 St Clair Ave E, TORONTO, ON M4T 2S7, Canada. The official website for the company is www.weston.ca. The company can be reached via phone at +1-416-9222500.

This page (TSE:WN) was last updated on 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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