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George Weston TSX:WN Stock Report

Last Price

CA$175.99

Market Cap

CA$23.7b

7D

2.7%

1Y

4.6%

Updated

21 Feb, 2024

Data

Company Financials +

WN Stock Overview

George Weston Limited provides food and drug retailing, and financial services in Canada and internationally.

WN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends4/6

George Weston Limited Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for George Weston
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceCA$175.99
52 Week HighCA$183.92
52 Week LowCA$144.41
Beta0.37
1 Month Change2.65%
3 Month Change7.23%
1 Year Change4.61%
3 Year Change91.07%
5 Year Change89.09%
Change since IPO10,329.04%

Recent News & Updates

George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Jan 24
George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Does George Weston (TSE:WN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 07
Does George Weston (TSE:WN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Recent updates

George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Jan 24
George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) Price Is Out Of Tune With Earnings

Does George Weston (TSE:WN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Dec 07
Does George Weston (TSE:WN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Returns Are Gaining Momentum At George Weston (TSE:WN)

Oct 09
Returns Are Gaining Momentum At George Weston (TSE:WN)

We Think George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Aug 07
We Think George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Taking Some Risk With Its Debt

Investors Will Want George Weston's (TSE:WN) Growth In ROCE To Persist

Jul 04
Investors Will Want George Weston's (TSE:WN) Growth In ROCE To Persist

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Shares Could Be 49% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

Jun 04
George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Shares Could Be 49% Below Their Intrinsic Value Estimate

George Weston's (TSE:WN) Dividend Will Be Increased To CA$0.713

May 22
George Weston's (TSE:WN) Dividend Will Be Increased To CA$0.713

Should You Be Adding George Weston (TSE:WN) To Your Watchlist Today?

Apr 30
Should You Be Adding George Weston (TSE:WN) To Your Watchlist Today?

Is George Weston (TSE:WN) A Risky Investment?

Apr 17
Is George Weston (TSE:WN) A Risky Investment?

George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Mar 24
George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

An Intrinsic Calculation For George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Suggests It's 44% Undervalued

Feb 18
An Intrinsic Calculation For George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) Suggests It's 44% Undervalued

Is Now The Time To Put George Weston (TSE:WN) On Your Watchlist?

Jan 25
Is Now The Time To Put George Weston (TSE:WN) On Your Watchlist?

Does George Weston (TSE:WN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

Jan 11
Does George Weston (TSE:WN) Have A Healthy Balance Sheet?

The Return Trends At George Weston (TSE:WN) Look Promising

Dec 05
The Return Trends At George Weston (TSE:WN) Look Promising

With EPS Growth And More, George Weston (TSE:WN) Makes An Interesting Case

Oct 18
With EPS Growth And More, George Weston (TSE:WN) Makes An Interesting Case

Is George Weston (TSE:WN) A Risky Investment?

Oct 04
Is George Weston (TSE:WN) A Risky Investment?

Are Investors Undervaluing George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) By 29%?

Aug 27
Are Investors Undervaluing George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) By 29%?

George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Aug 15
George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Is Now The Time To Put George Weston (TSE:WN) On Your Watchlist?

Jul 18
Is Now The Time To Put George Weston (TSE:WN) On Your Watchlist?

George Weston (TSE:WN) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

Jul 04
George Weston (TSE:WN) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly

George Weston's (TSE:WN) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

May 27
George Weston's (TSE:WN) Shareholders Will Receive A Bigger Dividend Than Last Year

George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 45% Above Its Share Price

May 25
George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 45% Above Its Share Price

We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At George Weston (TSE:WN)

May 13
We Like These Underlying Return On Capital Trends At George Weston (TSE:WN)

George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

May 13
George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

We Think George Weston (TSE:WN) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

Mar 27
We Think George Weston (TSE:WN) Can Stay On Top Of Its Debt

George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

Feb 11
George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Experiencing Growth In Returns On Capital

George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

Nov 12
George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Looking To Continue Growing Its Returns On Capital

George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

Sep 03
George Weston (TSE:WN) Is Paying Out A Larger Dividend Than Last Year

George Weston's (TSE:WN) Dividend Will Be Increased To CA$0.60

Aug 06
George Weston's (TSE:WN) Dividend Will Be Increased To CA$0.60

George Weston (TSE:WN) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Aug 03
George Weston (TSE:WN) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) First-Quarter Results: Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting For This Year

May 14
George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) First-Quarter Results: Here's What Analysts Are Forecasting For This Year

George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) CEO Compensation Looks Acceptable To Us And Here's Why

May 05
George Weston Limited's (TSE:WN) CEO Compensation Looks Acceptable To Us And Here's Why

Shareholder Returns

WNCA Consumer RetailingCA Market
7D2.7%2.1%1.2%
1Y4.6%14.1%1.1%

Return vs Industry: WN underperformed the Canadian Consumer Retailing industry which returned 14.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: WN exceeded the Canadian Market which returned 1.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is WN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
WN volatility
WN Average Weekly Movement3.0%
Consumer Retailing Industry Average Movement3.6%
Market Average Movement8.7%
10% most volatile stocks in CA Market18.0%
10% least volatile stocks in CA Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: WN has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: WN's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1882221,285Galen Westonhttps://www.weston.ca

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.

George Weston Limited Fundamentals Summary

How do George Weston's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
WN fundamental statistics
Market capCA$23.68b
Earnings (TTM)CA$1.42b
Revenue (TTM)CA$59.57b

16.7x

P/E Ratio

0.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report (TTM)
WN income statement (TTM)
RevenueCA$59.57b
Cost of RevenueCA$40.22b
Gross ProfitCA$19.35b
Other ExpensesCA$17.93b
EarningsCA$1.42b

Last Reported Earnings

Oct 07, 2023

Next Earnings Date

Feb 28, 2024

Earnings per share (EPS)10.55
Gross Margin32.48%
Net Profit Margin2.38%
Debt/Equity Ratio114.7%

How did WN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

1.6%

Current Dividend Yield

27%

Payout Ratio
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