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12/1/14 - $90.55
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Market Cap
10.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.4K
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Shares Outstanding
127.9M
EX-Date
12/11/14
P/E TM
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Dividend
$1.81
Dividend Yield
1.77%
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weston (george) ltd (WNGRF) Details

George Weston Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the food processing and distribution business. The company 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; and supplies Girl Scout cookies. 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 the North America and certain international markets 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. The Loblaw segment retails food products, as well as provides drugstore, gas bars, apparel, and other general merchandise products and services. This segment also provides financial products and 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, and pet insurances; and gift card and mobile phone services, including The Mobile Shop and PC Mobile. 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, Joe Fresh, PC Organics, Blue Menu, PC black label, Club Pack, Free From, The Decadent, PC G.R.E.E.N, PC Nutrition First, Exact, T&T, Teddy’s Choice, Tera Gear, Jump Kids World, and Everyday Essentials. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

140,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/27/14
Founded in 1882

weston (george) ltd (WNGRF) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer a...
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
President and Non-Independent Director
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: C$551.3K
President of Loblaw
Total Annual Compensation: C$1.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

weston (george) ltd (WNGRF) Key Developments

George Weston Limited Declares Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Shares, Series I, Payable on March 15, 2015

George Weston Limited's board of directors announced that it has declared a quarterly dividend on George Weston Limited Preferred Shares, Series I, at $0.3625 per share payable March 15, 2015, to shareholders of record February 28, 2015.

George Weston Limited Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended October 4, 2014

George Weston Limited reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended October 4, 2014. For the quarter, sales were CAD 13,974 million against CAD 10,377 million a year ago. EBITDA was CAD 936 million against CAD 735 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 1,101 million against CAD 741 million a year ago. Operating income was CAD 415 million against CAD 461 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was CAD 748 million against CAD 468 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations attributable to shareholders of the company was CAD 53 million or CAD 0.30 per diluted share against CAD 168 million or CAD 1.20 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted basic net earnings per common share from continuing operations was CAD 1.59 against CAD 1.28 a year ago. Free cash flow was CAD 194 million compared to CAD 34 million in the same period in 2013. The CAD 160 million increase was primarily due to higher cash earnings driven by Shoppers Drug Mart, partially offset by higher interest payments and higher fixed asset purchases. Earnings before income taxes was CAD 158 million against CAD 304 million a year ago. Net earnings was CAD 130 million or CAD 0.30 per diluted share against CAD 282 million or CAD 1.66 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities of continuing operations was CAD 746 million against CAD 312 million a year ago. Fixed asset purchases was CAD 342 million against CAD 288 million a year ago. Intangible asset additions was CAD 30 million against CAD 3 million a year ago. For the nine months, sales were CAD 32,184 million against CAD 25,663 million a year ago. EBITDA was CAD 1,483 million against CAD 1,919 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 2,517 million against CAD 1,866 million a year ago. Operating income was CAD 351 million against CAD 1,240 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was CAD 1,678 million against CAD 1,190 million a year ago. Net loss from continuing operations attributable to shareholders of the company was CAD 35 million or CAD 0.54 per diluted share against net earnings from continuing operations attributable to shareholders of the company of CAD 437 million or CAD 3.13 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted basic net earnings per common share from continuing operations was CAD 3.77 against CAD 3.27 a year ago. Free cash flow was CAD 588 million compared to CAD 66 million in the same period in 2013. Loss before income taxes was CAD 233 million against earnings before income taxes of CAD 849 million a year ago. Net loss was CAD 162 million or CAD 0.54 per diluted share against net earnings of CAD 685 million or CAD 3.59 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities of continuing operations was CAD 1,761 million against CAD 925 million a year ago. Fixed asset purchases was CAD 719 million against CAD 635 million a year ago. Intangible asset additions was CAD 48 million against CAD 12 million a year ago.

George Weston Limited Declares Dividend on Common Shares, Preferred Shares, Series I, Series III, Series IV and Series V, Payable on January 1, 2015, December 15, 2014, January 1, 2015, January 1, 2015 and January 1, 2015, Respectively

George Weston Limited declared a quarterly dividend on common shares of $0.42 per share payable on January 1, 2015, to shareholders of record December 15, 2014; Preferred Shares, Series I of $0.3625 per share, payable on December 15, 2014, to shareholders of record November 30, 2014; Preferred Shares, Series III $0.3250 per share, payable on January 1, 2015, to shareholders of record December 15, 2014; Preferred Shares, Series IV of $0.3250 per share, payable on January 1, 2015, to shareholders of record December 15, 2014; and Preferred Shares, Series V of $0.296875 per share, payable on January 1, 2015, to shareholders of record December 15, 2014.

 

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