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Empire Company Limited

EMPa.TO

Latest Trade

35.13CAD

Change

0.43(+1.24%)

Volume

576,685

Today's Range

34.79

 - 

35.34

52 Week Range

22.55

 - 

37.43

As of on the Toronto Stock Exchange ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
34.70
Open
34.84
Volume
576,685
3M AVG Volume
9.66
Today's High
35.34
Today's Low
34.79
52 Week High
37.43
52 Week Low
22.55
Shares Out (MIL)
271.80
Market Cap (MIL)
9,418.83
Forward P/E
16.86
Dividend (Yield %)
1.38

Next Event

Q2 2020 Empire Company Ltd Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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Empire Company Q1 Earnings Per Share C$0.48

Empire Co Ltd Reports Q4 Adjusted EPS C$0.46

Empire Advances FreshCo Expansion Into Western Canada

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About Empire Company Limited

Empire Company Limited is engaged in the business of food retailing and related real estate. The Company's segments include Food Retailing, and Investments and Other Operations. The Food Retailing segment consists of its subsidiary, Sobeys Inc., which owns, affiliates or franchises over 1,500 stores in approximately 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores, as well as more than 350 retail fuel locations. The Company's Investments and Other Operations segment includes equity accounted interest in Crombie REIT, which is an open-ended real estate investment trust owning a portfolio of over 260 retail and office properties across Canada, and equity accounted interests in Genstar Development Partnership, Genstar Development Partnership II, GDC Investments 4, L.P., GDC Investments 6, L.P., GDC Investments 7, L.P., GDC Investments 8, L.P. and The Fraipont Partnership (collectively, Genstar).

Industry

Retail (Grocery)

Contact Info

115 King Street

+1.902.7528371

http://www.empireco.ca/

Executive Leadership

James M. Dickson

Chairman of the Board

Michael B. Medline

President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael H. Vels

Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Pierre St-Laurent

Chief Operating Officer

Simon Gagne

Executive Vice President - Human Resources

Key Stats

2.44 mean rating - 9 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, CAD)

2017

23.8K

2018

24.2K

2019

25.1K

2020(E)

26.1K
EPS (CAD)

2017

0.700

2018

1.270

2019

1.500

2020(E)

2.059
Price To Earnings (TTM)
22.41
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.37
Price To Book (MRQ)
2.60
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
9.85
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
191.03
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
177.47
Return on Investment (TTM)
5.48
Return on Equity (TTM)
3.96

Latest News

Latest News

Canadian grocery chain Sobeys to end plastic bags by 2020

Grocery chain Sobeys Inc, owned by Empire Co, will eliminate all plastic bags from its stores within six months, becoming the first Canadian grocer to end use of plastic bags, the company said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Canada's Empire Co to acquire Farm Boy in C$800 mln deal

Canadian food retailer Empire Co Ltd said on Monday it would acquire privately held grocer Farm Boy Inc for an enterprise value of C$800 million ($618 million) to increase its presence in Ontario.

Canada's Empire Co to acquire Farm Boy in C$800 mln deal

Canadian food retailer Empire Co Ltd said on Monday it would acquire privately held grocer Farm Boy Inc for a total enterprise value of C$800 million ($618 million) to increase its presence in Ontario.

BRIEF-Empire Company Q3 Earnings Per Share C$0.21

* EMPIRE COMPANY REPORTS IMPROVED FISCAL 2018 THIRD QUARTER RESULTS

CANADA STOCKS-TSX at record high close as gold miners gain

Canada's main stock index closed at a record high on Wednesday but well off its session highs, as sharp gains for gold miners were offset by losses among energy companies and a fall in grocery retailer Empire Company Ltd .

BRIEF-Empire Co Posts Q2 Adjusted Earnings Per Share C$0.27

* EMPIRE COMPANY REPORTS IMPROVED FISCAL 2018 SECOND QUARTER RESULTS

Canadian food retailer Sobeys cuts 800 jobs -media reports

Food retailer Sobeys Inc, owned by Empire Company Ltd, is cutting more than 800 jobs across Canada, according to reports in the Canadian media.

BRIEF-Empire Company reports Q1 earnings per share C$0.20

* Empire Company reports improved fiscal 2018 first quarter results

Sobey's owner Empire Co beats fourth-quarter profit estimates, shares jump

Canadian food retailer Sobey's parent Empire Co Ltd <EMPa.TO> reported a higher-than-expected profit in the fourth quarter, setting the company's stock for its best day in more than four years.

BRIEF-Empire Co reports Q4 earnings per share C$0.11

* Empire Company reports fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year results

BRIEF-Empire Co says to deliver $500 mln in annualized savings by 2020

* Empire launches major transformation initiative to simplify its business, unlock national scale and significantly reduce costs

BRIEF-Empire appoints Michael Vels as chief financial officer

* Empire appoints Michael Vels as chief financial officer - Clinton Keay assumes role of executive vice president technology and lead of company's transformation office

BRIEF-Empire Co appoints Michael Medline as president and CEO

* Michael Medline appointed president and CEO of Empire Company Limited

BRIEF-Empire Company names James Dickson as Board Chair

* James M. Dickson named board chair for Empire Company Limited Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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