WN:TSX-George Weston Limited (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Grocery Stores | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 170.60

Change

0.00 (0.00)%

Market Cap

CAD 24.69B

Volume

0.15M

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 181.55 (+6.42%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


WN Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the George Weston Limited stock forecasts from 7 analysts, the average analyst target price for George Weston Limited is CAD 181.55 over the next 12 months. George Weston Limited’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of George Weston Limited is Bearish, which is based on 4 positive signals and 11 negative signals. At the last closing, George Weston Limited’s stock price was CAD 170.60. George Weston Limited’s stock price has changed by +2.31% over the past week, +13.74% over the past month and +23.92% over the last year.

About George Weston Limited (WN:CA:TSX)

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 pr ...Read More

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Relative Performance (Total Returns)

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Relative Returns (From:    To: 2022-12-03 )

Largest Industry Peers for Grocery Stores

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
ATD-B:CA Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc

N/A

CAD52.82B 16.06 11.93
L:CA Loblaw Companies Limited

N/A

CAD39.61B 19.23 8.82
L-PB:CA Loblaw Companies Ltd

N/A

CAD21.84B 3.69 N/A
MRU:CA Metro Inc.

N/A

CAD18.28B 21.58 12.28
WN-PA:CA George Weston Prf

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CAD13.77B 7.13 N/A
WN-PE:CA George Weston 4.75 Ser V Prf

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CAD13.44B 5.88 N/A
WN-PD:CA George Weston 5.20 Ser Iv Prf

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CAD13.15B 6.36 N/A
WN-PC:CA George Weston Ser 3 Prf

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CAD13.11B 6.36 N/A
EMP-A:CA Empire Company Limited

N/A

CAD9.33B 12.75 6.80
NWC:CA North West Company Inc

N/A

CAD1.79B 13.80 7.46

ETFs Containing WN:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FBE:CA CI First Asset Canadian B.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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CAD8.28M
XST:CA iShares S&P/TSX Capped Co.. 0.00 % 0.61 %

N/A

CAD0.20B
TQGM:CA TD Q Global Multifactor E.. 0.00 % 0.45 %

N/A

CAD0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Grocery Stores)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 16.32% 90% A- 92% A-
Dividend Return 1.31% 30% F 33% F
Total Return 17.63% 90% A- 92% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 23.92% 90% A- 93% A
Dividend Return 1.83% 40% F 39% F
Total Return 25.75% 90% A- 93% A
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 55.16% 60% D- 81% B-
Dividend Return 8.90% 40% F 37% F
Total Return 64.07% 60% D- 82% B-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 11.38% 70% C- 77% C+
Dividend Return 1.81% 50% F 49% F
Total Return 13.19% 70% C- 77% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.61% 20% F 46% F
Risk Adjusted Return 67.27% 70% C- 89% B+
Market Capitalization 24.69B 90% A- 93% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Grocery Stores)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 10.87 50% F 59% F
Price/Book Ratio 3.67 20% F 16% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 4.84 40% F 53% F
EV/EBITDA 6.70 100% A+ 42% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 25.77% 60% D- 89% B+
Return on Invested Capital 15.05% 40% F 84% B
Return on Assets 5.68% 40% F 78% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 179.48% 20% F 12% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.57% 30% F 18% F
Short Ratio 5.43 50% F 31% F
Short Percent 1.41% 44% F 39% F
Beta 0.36 30% F 93% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

What to not like:
High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector