CT:WN George Weston Limited

George Weston Limited engages in food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. The company's Weston Foods segment produces fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, including breads, rolls, bagels, flatbreads, rye bread, tortillas, doughnuts, cakes, pies, cookies, and crackers, and other baked goods through national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, dollar stores, convenience stores, food service distributors, and outlets. This segment also supplies control brand products to retailers and consumer food companies; ice cream cones and sandwich wafers to manufacturers in the frozen novelty; and girl scout cookies. The company's Loblaw segment provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, retail banking, credit card services, insurance, and wireless mobile products and services. This segment operates approximately 2,300 corporate, franchised, and associate-owned locations. It operates retail drug stores under the Shoppers Drug Mart and Pharmaprix names that offer over-the-counter medications, health and beauty aids, cosmetics and fragrances, seasonal products, and household essentials; and Shoppers Home Health Care stores, which sells and services assisted-living devices, medical equipment, home-care products, and durable mobility equipment to institutional and retail customers. This segment also provides specialty drug distribution, pharmacy, and patient support services, as well as pharmaceutical products and services to long-term care facilities; owns, manages, and develops retail and commercial real estate with a portfolio consisting of 435 properties primarily focusing on supermarket-anchored shopping centers, supermarkets, and other commercial properties, as well as offers financial services under the President's Choice Financial brand. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Limited.

146.50 CAD
As of 09/23/2022


Security Information
Category1:  Global Equity
Category2:  Common stocks
Category3:  Developed markets ex-US
GICS sector:  Consumer Staples
Industry:  Grocery Stores
Index country:  Canada
Country of incorporation:  Canada
IPO date:  01/12/1995
Stock exchange:    Toronto Stock Exchange
Exchange country:   Canada
Market cap:   22,045,368,320 CAD
Current dividend yield:   1.79%
Sedol:      2956662

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