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09/22/14 - €63.84
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Market Cap
7.8B
Average Volume 10 Days
14.0
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
128.2M
EX-Date
09/11/14
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Dividend
€1.67
Dividend Yield
1.82%
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weston (george) ltd (WX5) 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 (WX5) 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
President of Weston Foods
Total Annual Compensation: C$708.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

weston (george) ltd (WX5) Key Developments

George Weston Limited Declares Quarterly Dividend on Common Shares, Preferred Shares, Series I, and Preferred Shares, Series III, IV & V, Payable on October 1, 2014, Payable September 15, 2014 and Payable October 1, 2014, Respectively

The George Weston Limited's Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on company's Common Shares, Preferred Shares, Series I, Preferred Shares, Series III, Preferred Shares, Series IV and Preferred Shares, Series V payable as follows: Common Shares: $0.42 per share payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record September 15, 2014; Preferred Shares, Series I: $0.3625 per share payable September 15, 2014, to shareholders of record August 31, 2014; Preferred Shares, Series III: $0.3250 per share payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record September 15, 2014; Preferred Shares, Series IV: $0.3250 per share payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record September 15, 2014; and Preferred Shares, Series V: $0.296875 per share payable October 1, 2014, to shareholders of record September 15, 2014.

George Weston Limited Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 14, 2014

George Weston Limited reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 14, 2014. For the quarter, revenue was CAD 10,598 million against CAD 7,792 million a year ago. Operating loss was CAD 442 million against operating profit of CAD 377 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was CAD 601 million against earnings before income taxes of CAD 227 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to shareholders of the company was CAD 208 million or CAD 1.71 per share diluted against net profit attributable to shareholders of the company of CAD 97 million or CAD 0.67 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities was CAD 1,013 million against CAD 633 million a year ago. Fixed asset purchases was CAD 248 million against CAD 213 million a year ago. Intangible asset additions was CAD 17 million. LBITDA CAD 42 million against EBITDA of CAD 584 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 864 million against CAD 595 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was CAD 589 million against CAD 389 million a year ago. Adjusted basic net earnings per common share was CAD 1.26 against CAD 1.08 a year ago. Free cash flow was CAD 808 million. For the six months, revenue was CAD 18,210 million against CAD 15,286 million a year ago. Operating loss was CAD 64 million against operating profit of CAD 779 million a year ago. Loss before income taxes was CAD 391 million against earnings before income taxes of CAD 545 million a year ago. Net loss attributable to shareholders of the company was CAD 88 million or CAD 0.85 per share diluted against net profit attributable to shareholders of the company of CAD 269 million or CAD 1.93 per diluted share a year ago. Cash flows from operating activities was CAD 1,015 million against CAD 613 million a year ago. Fixed asset purchases was CAD 377 million against CAD 347 million a year ago. Intangible asset additions was CAD 18 million against CAD 9 million a year ago. EBITDA CAD 547 million against CAD 1,184 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was CAD 1,416 million against CAD 1,125 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was CAD 930 million against CAD 722 million a year ago. Adjusted basic net earnings per common share was CAD 2.17 against CAD 1.99 a year ago. Free cash flow was CAD 394 million.

George Weston Limited, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 29, 2014

George Weston Limited, Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 29, 2014

 

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