Market Price

100.32 

0.53 0.5%

as of Apr 25 '19

52 Week Range:

86.72 111.64


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S2O Stock Analyzer - General Info

General Info


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S2O Stock Analyzer - Financial Statements

Financial Statements


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Explains information presented in the Financial Statements section of the S2O Stock Analyzer: financial statements charts, absolute values and growth rates.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Growth Grade and Financial Ratios

Growth Grade and Financial Ratios


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Value Price


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Demonstrates how to use Value Price (intrinsic value) and the Graham Number, MOS (margin of safety) and IRT - Investment Recovery Time; explains 3 different projection models used to compute value price - pessimistic, moderate and optimistic.

S2O Stock Analyzer - Price Charts

Price Charts


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Demonstrates basic rules of how to read a candlestick chart, long and short term moving averages, stochastic, MACD and relative strength (RS) charts. Explains how bull or bear market condition is computed.

General Info

George Weston Limited engages in the food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Weston Foods, Loblaw, and Choice Properties. The Weston Foods segment produces fresh, frozen, and specialty bakery products, such as breads, rolls, bagels, tortillas, cakes, donuts, pies, cookies, crackers, and other baked goods through national and regional supermarkets, wholesale and club stores, dollar stores, convenience store chains, 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 category; and Girl Scout cookies. The Loblaw segment provides grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty, apparel, general merchandise, credit card, insurance brokerage, gift cards, and telecommunication services in 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. The Choice Properties segment owns, develops, and manages retail and commercial real estate consisting of 435 properties primarily focusing on supermarket-anchored shopping centers, supermarkets, and other commercial properties; and industrial, office, and residential properties. The company was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. George Weston Limited is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments, Ltd.

Financial Statements

The charts below show selected Annual and Quarterly Financial Data.

The purpose of these charts is to discover long and short term change dynamics. When numbers are growing year after year in the annual statements chart, the business become stronger and stronger and this is a good sign.

Quarterly Data Chart can be used to do a short term analysis. It makes sense to pay attention to the quarterly dynamics and do not wait for the next yearly statement. We should be alerted if we see that quarterly numbers are going down.

You can check "Annual Financial Statements" and "Quarterly Financial Statements" sections for exact numbers and growth rates.

Annual Statements

On a charts below the Line shows absolute values and the Bar chart shows Year-Over-Year Growth Rate for selected financial statement item. A consistent GROWTH is generally considered necessary to fund future growth from within a business.
NOTE: Growth Rate is not provided if either the latest period or the year-ago period contains a net loss. (source: WSJ Digest of Earnings)
TIP! move your mouse pointer over bar or a circle on any chart below to see details.

Financial Statements

Income Statement



 

Cash Flow Statement



 

Balance Sheet



 

Liquidity Ratios

Current Ratio


 

Current Ratio measures the ability to meet short term obligations. Generally accepted standard is 2 (current assets should be 2 times or 200% of current liabilities).

Quick Ratio


 

Measures immediate liquidity or the cash available to cover immediate liabilities. A safe margin would be at least 1 (100%).

Financial Leverage


 

Defined as total assets divided by total shareholders' equity. The higher the ratio, the more debt a company uses in its capital structure.

Profitability Ratios

ROA


 

Return on Assets (ROA) measures the income (profit) that is generated by the use of the assets of the business.

ROE


 

Return on Equity (ROE) is a measure of profitability that calculates how many dollars of profit a company generates with each dollar of shareholders equity. ROE is sometimes called "return on net worth."

ROIC


 

The Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) measure gives a sense of how well a company is using its money to generate returns. Some investors use this figure as a final evaluation to determine whether or not to invest in a company.

Annual Statements

Item Name Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Oct '18
Equity (BVPS) 45.92
53.78
47.51
43.01
38.02
41.59
49.45
53.07
54.11
55.86
45.26
growth rate 17.1% -11.7% -9.5% -11.6% 9.4% 18.9% 7.3% 2.0% 3.2% -19.0%
Earnings BIT 1,170.00
646.00
1,100.00
1,240.00
975.00
1,607.00
1,764.00
2,066.00
2,400.00
2,146.00
2,783.00
growth rate -44.8% 70.3% 12.7% -21.4% 64.8% 9.8% 17.1% 16.2% -10.6% 29.7%
Avg.PE 12.95
106.38
26.81
13.83
18.66
17.42
154.14
28.73
28.74
17.77
23.33
growth rate 721.5% -74.8% -48.4% 34.9% -6.7% 784.9% -81.4% 0.0% -38.2% 31.3%
ROA 4.37
5.20
2.21
3.01
2.05
2.46
0.27
1.29
1.34
1.87
1.29
growth rate 19.0% -57.5% 36.2% -31.9% 20.0% -89.0% 377.8% 3.9% 39.6% -31.0%
ROE 15.32
16.09
6.91
10.96
8.55
11.02
1.37
7.23
7.32
10.20
7.41
growth rate 5.0% -57.1% 58.6% -22.0% 28.9% -87.6% 427.7% 1.2% 39.3% -27.4%
ROIC 6.93
10.66
5.60
6.99
5.64
6.52
4.24
4.48
4.55
5.74
4.52
growth rate 53.8% -47.5% 24.8% -19.3% 15.6% -35.0% 5.7% 1.6% 26.2% -21.3%
Cur. Ratio 1.62
1.89
1.37
1.62
1.47
1.56
1.57
1.39
1.48
1.30
1.23
growth rate 16.7% -27.5% 18.3% -9.3% 6.1% 0.6% -11.5% 6.5% -12.2% -5.4%
Quick Ratio 0.62
1.34
0.96
1.19
1.10
1.20
0.90
0.81
0.87
0.79
0.67
growth rate 116.1% -28.4% 24.0% -7.6% 9.1% -25.0% -10.0% 7.4% -9.2% -15.2%
Leverage 3.32
2.90
3.40
3.91
4.47
4.47
5.73
5.49
5.46
5.44
6.07
growth rate -12.7% 17.2% 15.0% 14.3% 0.0% 28.2% -4.2% -0.6% -0.4% 11.6%
Balance Sheet Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Oct '18
Acct.Receivable 958.00
851.00
462.00
559.00
559.00
3,239.00
3,982.00
4,264.00
4,204.00
4,459.00
4,732.00
growth rate -11.2% -45.7% 21.0% 0.0% 479.4% 22.9% 7.1% -1.4% 6.1% 6.1%
Acct.Payable 3,984.00
4,687.00
5,135.00
5,115.00
5,429.00
5,734.00
growth rate 17.7% 9.6% -0.4% 6.1% 5.6%
Cur.Assets 8,137.00
8,152.00
9,377.00
8,732.00
8,873.00
9,944.00
11,092.00
11,714.00
11,581.00
12,463.00
11,855.00
growth rate 0.2% 15.0% -6.9% 1.6% 12.1% 11.5% 5.6% -1.1% 7.6% -4.9%
Total Assets 19,563.00
20,143.00
21,696.00
21,323.00
21,804.00
24,604.00
37,146.00
38,220.00
37,946.00
38,540.00
43,814.00
growth rate 3.0% 7.7% -1.7% 2.3% 12.8% 51.0% 2.9% -0.7% 1.6% 13.7%
Cash 1,446.00
1,535.00
1,453.00
1,372.00
1,589.00
2,869.00
1,333.00
1,413.00
1,560.00
2,034.00
1,521.00
growth rate 6.2% -5.3% -5.6% 15.8% 80.6% -53.5% 6.0% 10.4% 30.4% -25.2%
Inventory 2,307.00
2,210.00
2,050.00
2,147.00
2,132.00
2,244.00
4,463.00
4,517.00
4,559.00
4,623.00
5,001.00
growth rate -4.2% -7.2% 4.7% -0.7% 5.3% 98.9% 1.2% 0.9% 1.4% 8.2%
Cur.Liabilities 5,004.00
4,339.00
6,987.00
5,377.00
6,051.00
6,379.00
6,940.00
8,427.00
7,831.00
9,539.00
9,604.00
growth rate -13.3% 61.0% -23.0% 12.5% 5.4% 8.8% 21.4% -7.1% 21.8% 0.7%
Liabilities 13,653.00
13,201.00
16,472.00
15,864.00
16,111.00
15,479.00
22,672.00
23,330.00
23,156.00
23,745.00
29,610.00
growth rate -3.3% 24.8% -3.7% 1.6% -3.9% 46.5% 2.9% -0.8% 2.5% 24.7%
LT Debt 5,308.00
5,377.00
6,114.00
6,757.00
6,261.00
7,736.00
12,306.00
10,355.00
10,831.00
9,933.00
13,477.00
growth rate 1.3% 13.7% 10.5% -7.3% 23.6% 59.1% -15.9% 4.6% -8.3% 35.7%
Equity 5,910.00
6,942.00
5,224.00
5,459.00
5,693.00
5,496.00
6,472.00
6,864.00
6,947.00
7,117.00
7,223.00
growth rate 17.5% -24.8% 4.5% 4.3% -3.5% 17.8% 6.1% 1.2% 2.5% 1.5%
Common Shares 129.00
135.00
155.00
129.00
129.00
127.00
128.00
128.00
128.00
128.00
132.00
growth rate 4.7% 14.8% -16.8% 0.0% -1.6% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.1%
Cash Flow Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Oct '18
Capital Expenditures 682.00
984.00
1,124.00
970.00
1,046.00
976.00
984.00
1,267.00
1,129.00
1,177.00
1,191.00
growth rate 44.3% 14.2% -13.7% 7.8% -6.7% 0.8% 28.8% -10.9% 4.3% 1.2%
Cash Dividends 397.00
106.00
287.00
1,309.00
294.00
247.00
319.00
198.00
265.00
273.00
285.00
growth rate -73.3% 170.8% 356.1% -77.5% -16.0% 29.2% -37.9% 33.8% 3.0% 4.4%
Cash From OA 1,203.00
1,882.00
2,279.00
1,974.00
1,852.00
1,786.00
2,851.00
3,367.00
3,760.00
3,425.00
2,719.00
growth rate 56.4% 21.1% -13.4% -6.2% -3.6% 59.6% 18.1% 11.7% -8.9% -20.6%
FCF per Share 2.83
6.75
3.04
1.46
5.42
4.37
11.47
18.30
15.95
13.41
15.05
growth rate 138.5% -55.0% -52.0% 271.2% -19.4% 162.5% 59.6% -12.8% -15.9% 12.2%
Sale Purchase of Stock 17.00
21.00
9.00
4.00
growth rate 23.5% -57.1% -55.6%
FCF 366.00
871.00
437.00
947.00
699.00
750.00
1,637.00
1,867.00
2,295.00
1,951.00
1,126.00
growth rate 138.0% -49.8% 116.7% -26.2% 7.3% 118.3% 14.1% 22.9% -15.0% -42.3%
Income Statement Dec '08 Dec '09 Dec '10 Dec '11 Oct '12 Oct '13 Dec '14 Dec '15 Dec '16 Oct '17 Oct '18
Sales 32,088.00
31,820.00
31,847.00
32,376.00
32,742.00
33,582.00
43,918.00
46,894.00
47,999.00
48,289.00
48,568.00
growth rate -0.8% 0.1% 1.7% 1.1% 2.6% 30.8% 6.8% 2.4% 0.6% 0.6%
Op.Income 1,198.00
1,009.00
1,568.00
1,609.00
1,393.00
1,607.00
1,764.00
2,066.00
2,400.00
2,146.00
2,783.00
growth rate -15.8% 55.4% 2.6% -13.4% 15.4% 9.8% 17.1% 16.2% -10.6% 29.7%
IBT 1,173.00
646.00
1,097.00
1,243.00
952.00
1,119.00
158.00
1,248.00
1,555.00
2,038.00
1,637.00
growth rate -44.9% 69.8% 13.3% -23.4% 17.5% -85.9% 689.9% 24.6% 31.1% -19.7%
Net Income 834.00
1,035.00
452.00
635.00
475.00
672.00
126.00
511.00
550.00
766.00
574.00
growth rate 24.1% -56.3% 40.5% -25.2% 41.5% -81.3% 305.6% 7.6% 39.3% -25.1%
EPS 6.10
7.67
2.92
4.55
3.29
4.89
0.64
3.62
3.90
5.58
3.99
growth rate 25.7% -61.9% 55.8% -27.7% 48.6% -86.9% 465.6% 7.7% 43.1% -28.5%
Gross Profit 7,519.00
7,805.00
7,929.00
7,955.00
8,042.00
8,291.00
11,989.00
13,227.00
13,895.00
14,453.00
15,190.00
growth rate 3.8% 1.6% 0.3% 1.1% 3.1% 44.6% 10.3% 5.1% 4.0% 5.1%

Quarterly Statements

Item Name Jun '17 Oct '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Oct '18
Earnings BIT 636.00
144.00
512.00
693.00
767.00
growth rate -77.4% 255.6% 35.4% 10.7%
Balance Sheet Jun '17 Oct '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Oct '18
Acct.Receivable 4,049.00
4,433.00
4,047.00
4,344.00
4,732.00
growth rate 9.5% -8.7% 7.3% 8.9%
Acct.Payable 4,968.00
5,429.00
4,886.00
5,188.00
5,734.00
growth rate 9.3% -10.0% 6.2% 10.5%
Cur.Assets 11,415.00
12,463.00
12,739.00
11,579.00
11,855.00
growth rate 9.2% 2.2% -9.1% 2.4%
Total Assets 37,411.00
38,499.00
38,646.00
43,481.00
43,814.00
growth rate 2.9% 0.4% 12.5% 0.8%
Cash 1,526.00
2,034.00
1,575.00
1,487.00
1,521.00
growth rate 33.3% -22.6% -5.6% 2.3%
Inventory 4,392.00
4,623.00
4,598.00
4,558.00
5,001.00
growth rate 5.3% -0.5% -0.9% 9.7%
Cur.Liabilities 7,595.00
9,592.00
10,213.00
10,060.00
9,604.00
growth rate 26.3% 6.5% -1.5% -4.5%
Liabilities 22,780.00
23,786.00
24,217.00
29,280.00
29,610.00
growth rate 4.4% 1.8% 20.9% 1.1%
LT Debt 10,709.00
9,933.00
9,770.00
12,405.00
13,477.00
growth rate -7.3% -1.6% 27.0% 8.6%
Equity 6,938.00
7,077.00
7,059.00
7,025.00
7,223.00
growth rate 2.0% -0.3% -0.5% 2.8%
Common Shares 196.00
221.00
226.00
230.00
2,766.00
growth rate 12.8% 2.3% 1.8% 1,102.6%
Cash Flow Statement Jun '17 Oct '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Oct '18
Capital Expenditures 207.00
486.00
158.00
210.00
487.00
growth rate 134.8% -67.5% 32.9% 131.9%
Cash Dividends 68.00
3.00
69.00
69.00
3.00
growth rate -95.6% 2,200.0% 0.0% -95.7%
Cash From OA 916.00
1,213.00
458.00
601.00
455.00
growth rate 32.4% -62.2% 31.2% -24.3%
Sale Purchase of Stock 1.00
4.00
4.00
growth rate 300.0% 0.0%
FCF 709.00
727.00
300.00
391.00
-32.00
growth rate 2.5% -58.7% 30.3% -100.0%
Income Statement Jun '17 Oct '17 Mar '18 Jun '18 Oct '18
Sales 11,435.00
11,409.00
10,744.00
11,245.00
11,717.00
growth rate -0.2% -5.8% 4.7% 4.2%
Op.Income 636.00
144.00
512.00
693.00
767.00
growth rate -77.4% 255.6% 35.4% 10.7%
IBT 504.00
32.00
484.00
204.00
472.00
growth rate -93.7% 1,412.5% -57.9% 131.4%
Net Income 170.00
38.00
190.00
38.00
281.00
growth rate -77.7% 400.0% -80.0% 639.5%
EPS
growth rate
Gross Profit 3,383.00
3,534.00
3,316.00
3,562.00
3,720.00
growth rate 4.5% -6.2% 7.4% 4.4%

Growth Grade & Financial Ratios

All financial ratios below are calculated based on latest annual statements available and present the most up to date snapshot of a company finances.

Growth Grade

Historical Growth Grade:

F (14.32)

YOY Growth Grade:

E (24.31)

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Market Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

Value Price

PE and EPS

Historical Current Forward
PE 25.56 25.12 13.72
EPS / Growth 13.4% 3.99 8.1%

Value Price & Investment Recovery Time

Read more about Stock2Own value price in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

Equity Growth Rate: 2.8%

Estimates Pessimistic Moderate Optimistic My Numbers
Rate of Return 15.0%
MOS Price % 50 %
Future EPS Growth 2.8% 8.1% 8.1%
Future PE 5.66 18.50 18.50
Future EPS 5.28 8.71 8.71
Value Price
MOS %
7.39
-92.6%
39.84
-60.3%
39.84
-60.3%
MOS Price 3.69 19.92 19.92
IRT 18.83 13.57 13.57

Graham Number:

NOTE: The Graham Number applies only to certain types of stocks in combination with a number of other criteria.

Read more about Graham Number in Stock Market: Fundamental Analysis.

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