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Last C$109.79 CAD
Change Today -0.61 / -0.55%
Volume 134.2K
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As of 4:00 PM 09/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

weston (george) ltd (WN) Snapshot

Open
C$109.90
Previous Close
C$110.40
Day High
C$111.02
Day Low
C$108.89
52 Week High
08/14/15 - C$114.24
52 Week Low
09/11/14 - C$85.25
Market Cap
14.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
261.2K
EPS TTM
C$4.32
Shares Outstanding
127.9M
EX-Date
09/11/15
P/E TM
25.4x
Dividend
C$1.70
Dividend Yield
1.53%
Current Stock Chart for WESTON (GEORGE) LTD (WN)

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weston (george) ltd (WN) Details

George Weston Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. It operates through two segments, Weston Foods and Loblaw. The Weston Foods segment produces fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, including breads, rolls, bagels, tortillas, donuts, cakes, pies, cookies, crackers, and other baked goods. This segment also provides control brand products to retailers and consumer food companies; supplies ice cream cones and sandwich wafers to the dairy industry, as well as Girl Scout cookies; and distributes cookies and control brand products. It sells its branded and control branded products through national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, convenience stores, food service distributors, and outlets, as well as other food retailing customers in North America under Wonder, Country Harvest, D’Italiano, Gadoua, Weston, ACE Bakery, Première Fournée de Weston, Deli World, All But Gluten, Casa Mendosa, and Flat Oven Bakery names. The Loblaw segment retails grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, and wireless mobile products and services. This segment also provides financial services under the President’s Choice Financial brand, including the President’s Choice Financial MasterCard through the broker channel; personal banking services through the direct banking division of a Canadian chartered bank; home, auto, travel, life, and pet insurance; and gift card and mobile phone services. It markets control brand products in the food, health and beauty, apparel, and general merchandise categories under various brand names, including President’s Choice, PC, no name, PC Organics, PC Blue Menu, PC black label, The Decadent, Everyday Essentials, T&T, Life Brand, and Joe Fresh. George Weston Limited was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

200,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/5/15
Founded in 1882

weston (george) ltd (WN) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
President and Non-Independent Director
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$600.4K
President of Loblaw
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
Executive Chairman of Loblaw Companies Limite...
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

weston (george) ltd (WN) Key Developments

George Weston Limited Declares Dividend on Common Shares and Preferred Shares, Payable on October 1, 2015 and September 15, 2015; Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the 12 Weeks and 24 Weeks Ended June 20, 2015

George Weston Limited’s board of directors declared a quarterly dividend on company Common Shares, Preferred Shares, Series I, Preferred Shares, Series III, Preferred Shares, Series IV and Preferred Shares, Series V payable as follows. Dividend of CAD 0.425 per share, Payable on October 1, 2015, to common shareholders of record September 15, 2015, dividend of CAD 0.3625 per share on preferred shares, Series I payable September 15, 2015, to shareholders of record August 31, 2015, dividend of CAD 0.3250 per share on preferred shares, Series III payable October 1, 2015, to shareholders of record September 15, 2015, dividend of CAD 0.3250 per share on Preferred Shares, Series IV payable October 1, 2015, to shareholders of record September 15, 2015; and a dividend of CAD 0.296875 per share on Preferred Shares, Series V payable October 1, 2015, to shareholders of record September 15, 2015. The company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the 12 weeks and 24 weeks ended June 20, 2015. For the 12 weeks, the company reported Revenues were CAD 10.85 billion against CAD 10.6 billion a year ago. Operating income was CAD 423 million against loss of CAD 442 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 283 million against loss of CAD 601 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to shareholders of the company were CAD 51 million against loss of CAD 208 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were CAD 0.31 against loss of CAD 1.71 a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was CAD 1,034 million against CAD 1,013 million a year ago. Fixed asset purchases were CAD 231 million against CAD 227 million a year ago. EBITDA was CAD 811 million against loss of CAD 42 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 913 million against CAD 859 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was CAD 649 million against CAD 584 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to shareholders of the company were CAD 180 million against CAD 169 million a year ago. Adjusted basic earnings per share were CAD 1.33 against CAD 1.25 a year ago. The increase of CAD 0.08 was primarily due to an improvement in operating performance at Loblaw Companies Limited partially offset by a decline in operating performance at Weston Foods. For the 24 weeks, the company reported Revenues were CAD 21.26 billion against CAD 18.21 billion a year ago. Operating income was CAD 942 million against loss of CAD 64 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were CAD 625 million against loss of CAD 391 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to shareholders of the company were CAD 218 million against loss of CAD 88 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were CAD 1.53 against loss of CAD 0.85 a year ago. Cash flow from operating activities was CAD 1,551 million against CAD 1,015 million a year ago. Fixed asset purchases were CAD 475 million against CAD 344 million a year ago. EBITDA was CAD 1,718 million against CAD 547 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 1,763 million against CAD 1,407 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was CAD 1,235 million against CAD 921 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings attributable to shareholders of the company were CAD 342 million against CAD 293 million a year ago. Adjusted basic earnings per share were CAD 2.52 against CAD 2.14 a year ago.

George Weston Limited to Report Q2, 2015 Results on Jul 31, 2015

George Weston Limited announced that they will report Q2, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Jul 31, 2015

George Weston Limited, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

George Weston Limited, Q2 2015 Earnings Call, Jul 31, 2015

 

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