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Open
C$88.30
Previous Close
C$88.22
Day High
C$88.98
Day Low
C$88.28
52 Week High
12/24/14 - C$88.98
52 Week Low
06/2/14 - C$64.63
Market Cap
8.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
225.8K
EPS TTM
C$5.09
Shares Outstanding
58.0M
EX-Date
01/13/15
P/E TM
17.3x
Dividend
C$1.08
Dividend Yield
1.20%
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empire co ltd 'a' (EMP/A) Details

Empire Company Limited is engaged in the food retail, real estate, and investment and other operations in Canada. It is involved in the food products retailing business through various store formats, including full service stores that serve total food shopping requirements with a range of specialty departments; fresh service stores; community service stores; discount service stores; and convenience service stores. The company owns or franchises approximately 1,500 retail stores in 10 provinces under various banners, including Sobeys, Sobeys extra, IGA extra, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Bonichoix, Les Marchés Tradition, and Lawtons Drugs stores, as well as approximately 350 retail fuel locations under the Safeway, Shell, and Fast Fuel banners. It is also engaged in the wholesale distribution of a range of products to affiliated retail stores and independent wholesale accounts; and operation of ‘Cash and Carry’ wholesale outlets in the West and Atlantic provinces for the supply of products to convenience store and restaurant operators. In addition, the company owns, manages, and operates a portfolio of commercial properties; and develops residential land principally in Ontario, Western Canada, as well as in the United States. Empire Company Limited was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.

125,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/12/14
Founded in 1907

empire co ltd 'a' (EMP/A) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Non-In...
Total Annual Compensation: C$951.2K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: C$505.8K
President of Sobeys Multi-Format Operations
Total Annual Compensation: C$522.7K
President of Sobeys IGA Operations
Total Annual Compensation: C$472.7K
President of Safeway Operations - Sobeys
Total Annual Compensation: C$237.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

empire co ltd 'a' (EMP/A) Key Developments

Empire Company Limited Declares Quarterly Dividend on Non-Voting Class A Shares and Class B Common Shares, Payable on January 30, 2015

The board of directors of Empire Company Limited declared a quarterly dividend of $0.27 per share on both the non-voting class A shares and the class B common shares that will be payable on January 30, 2015 to shareholders of record on January 15, 2015. These dividends are eligible dividends as defined for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and applicable provincial legislation and, therefore, qualify for the favourable tax treatment applicable to such dividends.

Empire Company Limited Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Second Quarter and Six Months Ended November 1, 2014

Empire Company Limited reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for second quarter and six months ended November 1, 2014. For the quarter, the company's sales were $5.995.1 million against $4,414.3 million a year ago. EBITDA was $324.3 million against $196.8 million a year ago. Operating income was $204.2 million against $106.4 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $332.2 million against $222.0 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations were $128.2 million against $83.4 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $116.9 million against $60.5 million a year ago. Net earnings were $116.9 million against $169.2 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations were $1.39 against $1.22 a year ago. Diluted EPS from continuing operations were $1.27 against $0.89 a year ago. Book value per common share was $63.6 compared to $58.23 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities was $181.1 million compared to $10.8 million a year ago. Property, equipment and investment property purchases was $86.3 million compared to $112.3 million a year ago. For the six months, the company's sales were $12,217.8 million against $9,009.6 million a year ago. EBITDA was $667.0 million against $419.0 million a year ago. Operating income was $423.8 million against $240.3 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $676.9 million against $454.3 million a year ago. Adjusted net earnings from continuing operations were $259.9 million against $173.1 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $240.0 million against $143.1 million a year ago. Net earnings were $240.0 million against $234.2 million a year ago. Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations were $2.81 against $2.54 a year ago. Diluted EPS from continuing operations were $2.60 against $2.10 a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities was $532.0 million compared to $237.8 million a year ago. Property, equipment and investment property purchases was $192.1 million compared to $220.5 million a year ago.

Empire Company Limited Presents at Scotia Capital Back to School Conference, Sep-16-2014

Empire Company Limited Presents at Scotia Capital Back to School Conference, Sep-16-2014 . Venue: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

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