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TSE:WNGeorge Weston Stock Price, Forecast & News

+0.54 (+0.55 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: C$99.46
50-Day Range
MA: C$100.37
52-Week Range
Now: C$99.46
Volume363,200 shs
Average Volume230,596 shs
Market CapitalizationC$15.28 billion
P/E Ratio12.10
Dividend Yield2.12%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.5Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.75 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery Stores



Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesC$51.27 billion
Cash FlowC$20.94 per share
Book ValueC$47.87 per share



Market CapC$15.28 billion
Next Earnings Date7/24/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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George Weston (TSE:WN) Frequently Asked Questions

How has George Weston's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

George Weston's stock was trading at C$97.57 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WN stock has increased by 1.9% and is now trading at C$99.46. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of George Weston?

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

When is George Weston's next earnings date?

George Weston is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, July 24th 2020. View our earnings forecast for George Weston.

How were George Weston's earnings last quarter?

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May, 5th. The company reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.40 by $0.15. The firm earned $12.33 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $11.50 billion. View George Weston's earnings history.

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

George Weston announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 19th. Shareholders of record on Sunday, December 15th will be given a dividend of 0.525 per share on Wednesday, January 1st. This represents a $2.10 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 12th. This is a positive change from George Weston's previous quarterly dividend of C$0.49. View George Weston's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WN?

2 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for George Weston's stock. Their forecasts range from C$117.00 to C$128.00. On average, they expect George Weston's share price to reach C$122.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for George Weston.

Has George Weston been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WN stock have been trending somewhat negative on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. George Weston earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 3.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutGeorge Weston.

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), Bombardier, Inc. Class B (BBD.B), BCE (BCE), Power Co. of Canada (POW), TELUS (T), CGI (GIB.A), Rogers Communications (RCI.B), Suncor Energy (SU) and Canadian National Railway (CNR).

Who are George Weston's key executives?

George Weston's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Galen G. Weston, Chairman & CEO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Richard Dufresne, Pres & CFO
  • Ms. Sarah R. Davis, Pres of Loblaw
  • Mr. Geoffrey Victor Herbert Wilson, Sr. VP of Financial Control & Investor Relations (Age 63)
  • Mr. Gordon Andrew McDonald Currie, Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer (Age 60)

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 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$99.46.

How big of a company is George Weston?

George Weston has a market capitalization of C$15.28 billion and generates C$51.27 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 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.

This page was last updated on 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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