George Weston Limited (TSE:WN) declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, August 1st, Zacks reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 15th will be given a dividend of 0.455 per share on Sunday, October 1st. This represents a $1.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 14th. This is a boost from George Weston Limited’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.43.
George Weston Limited (TSE WN) opened at 105.68 on Wednesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $13.50 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.67. George Weston Limited has a 52 week low of $100.41 and a 52 week high of $125.67. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $108.83 and a 200-day moving average price of $115.56.
WN has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered their target price on shares of George Weston Limited from C$149.00 to C$147.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, July 28th. Scotiabank lowered their target price on shares of George Weston Limited from C$136.00 to C$130.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Barclays PLC cut shares of George Weston Limited from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their target price for the company from C$131.04 to C$117.00 in a research note on Friday, July 28th. George Weston Ltd. cut shares of George Weston Limited from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lowered their target price for the company from C$131.04 to C$117.00 in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a C$129.00 target price on shares of George Weston Limited in a research note on Monday, July 31st. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of C$126.50.
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George Weston Limited Company Profile
George Weston Limited engages in food processing and distribution business in Canada and internationally. The companys 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.
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