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WN : George Weston Limited Stock Profile

WN : George Weston Limited Stock Profile

Last Updated: 3/12/2024 0:47:16

George Weston Limited trades with the ticker WN on the TSX and is in the Grocery Stores industry.

Overview
George Weston Limited provides food and drug retailing, and financial services in Canada. 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 and healthcare services, health and beauty products, apparel, general merchandise, and financial services. This segment also offers credit card and other banking services, insurance brokerage services, guaranteed investment certificates, and wireless mobile products and services. The Choice Properties segment owns, operates, manages, and develops retail commercial and residential properties, leased to necessity-based tenants, industrial, and mixed-use and residential assets. It markets its products under the Shoppers Drug Mart, Joe Fresh, President’s Choice Bank, no name, Farmer’s Market, T&T, Life Brand, and PC Optimum brands. The company was founded in 1882 and is based in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.
 

Looking to invest in George Weston Limited? Our analysis brings in the key facts, competitor research and valuation metrics for you to make an informed decision.

WN.TO Stock Price and Key Stats

ETF Key Stats

Exchange: TSX

Market Cap : $24456.923MM

PE Ratio: 16.925

Price: 181.69 (Updated: 3/12/2024 0:47:16)



George Weston Limited (WN) vs Competitors in Grocery Stores

Lets see how WN.TO stacks up against others in the Grocery Stores asset management industry. We have identified its main peers as:

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc, Empire Company Limited, Loblaw Companies Limited, Metro Inc, Loblaw Companies Limited

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Grocery Stores Industry Comparisons

Company Market Cap ($MM) P/E Ratio EV/EBITDA Dividend Yield
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc (ATD-B) $52,817.584 16.059 11.926 0.6%
Empire Company Limited (EMP-A) $8,498.876 11.612 6.436 2.1%
Loblaw Companies Limited (L) $46,221.554 23.065 9.411 1.2%
Metro Inc (MRU) $16,800.295 16.934 10.633 1.8%
George Weston Limited (WN) $24,456.923 16.925 6.05 1.6%

EV/EBITDA: Enterprise Value to Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization – this ratio compares the value of a company, including debt, to the company’s cash earnings less non-cash expenses
Industry: companies that have a lot in common
Market Cap: Market Capitalization – the total value of all a corporation’s stock
N/A: Not Applicable or Not Available
P/E: Price-to-Earnings – this ratio relates a corporation’s share price to its earnings per share
Price: Stock Price – current value to buyers and sellers
Dividend Yield: Dividend or Distribution Yield  

Comparisons within Grocery Stores

  • George Weston Limited (WN) vs Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc (ATD-B)
    • WN has higher EPS (10.75 vs 3.093). WN has higher dividend yield (1.6% vs 0.6%). WN has a higher P/E ratio (16.925 vs 16.059) indicating it’s more expensive.
  • George Weston Limited (WN) vs Empire Company Limited (EMP-A)
    • WN has higher EPS (10.75 vs 2.96). EMP-A has higher dividend yield (2.1% vs 1.6%). WN has a higher P/E ratio (16.925 vs 11.612) indicating it’s more expensive.
  • George Weston Limited (WN) vs Loblaw Companies Limited (L)
    • WN has higher EPS (10.75 vs 6.48). WN has higher dividend yield (1.6% vs 1.2%). L has a higher P/E ratio (23.065 vs 16.925) indicating it’s more expensive.
  • George Weston Limited (WN) vs Metro Inc (MRU)
    • WN has higher EPS (10.75 vs 4.37). MRU has higher dividend yield (1.8% vs 1.6%). MRU has a higher P/E ratio (16.934 vs 16.925) indicating it’s more expensive.
  • George Weston Limited (WN) vs Loblaw Companies Limited (L)
    • WN has higher EPS (10.75 vs 6.48). WN has higher dividend yield (1.6% vs 1.2%). L has a higher P/E ratio (23.065 vs 16.925) indicating it’s more expensive.

Our Recommendation: Buy
Shows positive EPS growth from this year to next, suggesting improving profitability. Has a lower P/E ratio (16.93) than the industry average (18.56), indicating potential undervaluation. Features a lower EV/EBITDA ratio (6.05) than the industry average (9.16), indicating attractive valuation.
 

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