George Weston Ltd.

George Weston is a holding company. Co. has two reportable operating segments: Weston Foods and Loblaw. The Weston Foods operating segment is engaged in fresh and frozen baking company in Canada and frozen baking and biscuit manufacturing in the United States. The Loblaw operating segment is engaged in distributing and providing drugstore, general merchandise and financial products and services.
  • TickerWN
  • ISINCA9611485090
  • ExchangeToronto Stock Exchange
  • SectorFood & Drug Retailers
  • CountryCanada

George Weston Limited: 1 director bought

A director at George Weston Limited bought 241,029 shares at 103.900CAD and the significance rating of the trade was 67/100. Is that information sufficient for you to make an investment decision? This report gives details of those trades and adds context and analysis to them such that you can judge whether these trading decisions are ones worth following. Included in the report is a detailed share price chart which plots discretionary trades by all the company's directors over the last two years clearly showing Close periods where trading activity is restricted under listing rules. The nam...

GEORGE WESTON LTD. sees an upgrade to Slightly Positive due to a better fundamental star rating

The general evaluation of GEORGE WESTON LTD. (CA), a company active in the Food Retailers & Wholesalers industry, has been upgraded by the independent financial analyst theScreener with the addition of a star. Its fundamental valuation now shows 1 out of 4 possible stars while its market behaviour can be considered as defensive. theScreener believes that the additional star(s) merits the upgrade of its general evaluation to Slightly Positive. As of the analysis date November 29, 2019, the closing price was CAD 108.04 and its potential was estimated at CAD 113.72.

Feasibility Study Results in December to be a Catalyst for this Junior

Feasibility Study Results in December to be a Catalyst for this Junior

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Int'l Compass: Global Equity Strategy

Another test of support Heightened trade tensions have caused global equities to move from resistance to support in a matter of days. Additional consolidation - i.e., no breakdowns - on the broad global indexes (MSCI ACWI, ACWI ex-US, EAFE, and EM) remains the most likely scenario. At the same time, new cracks are beginning to show and as a result we believe global equities are vulnerable to a breakdown. • New cracks emerging. Breakdowns in crude oil and new lows for the STOXX 600 Bank supersector are two recent developments which have dampened our overall outlook... see charts below. • Tes...

Dan Wasiolek

Morningstar | Weston's Bakery Headwinds Waning, but Competitive Advantage Remains Elusive

George Weston is a holding company with two reportable segments: Weston Foods, which operates bakeries in the United States and Canada, at 4% of sales; and Loblaw, Canada's largest food retailer, contributing 93% of sales. The company has a controlling stake in Loblaw and consolidates results, giving Weston significant influence over its operations. And while we believe Weston's bakery business boasts well-known brands and benefits from its distribution scale, its contributions to consolidated results don’t have much bearing on the firm’s competitive positioning. As such, we believe that Lobla...

Dave Nicoski ...
  • Ross LaDuke

Vermilion Int'l Compass: Global Equity Strategy

Another test of support Heightened trade tensions have caused global equities to move from resistance to support in a matter of days. Additional consolidation - i.e., no breakdowns - on the broad global indexes (MSCI ACWI, ACWI ex-US, EAFE, and EM) remains the most likely scenario. At the same time, new cracks are beginning to show and as a result we believe global equities are vulnerable to a breakdown. • New cracks emerging. Breakdowns in crude oil and new lows for the STOXX 600 Bank supersector are two recent developments which have dampened our overall outlook... see charts below. • Tes...