Weston (George) Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   CAD per share 
 Price  90.05
 Dividend  1.95
 Earnings  9.68
 Cash-flow  18.76
 Book value  47.39
 Equity  46.10

Weston (George) is part of Food and Drug Retailers business, which is part of Consumer Services industry. Weston (George) is a company from Canada, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Weston (George) paid a total dividend of 298 million CAD last year, for a market value of 13,778 millions (Market Cap 6,421 millions). Dividend per share of Weston (George) is 1.95 CAD, and his stock market price 90.05 CAD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Weston (George) has a dividend yield of 2.17%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from Canada. It is also lower than average of Consumer Services industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Weston (George) dividend yield with other Food and Drug Retailers companies or firms from Canada.

Dividend yield of Weston (George)

Weston (George) Dividend Payout

About the ability of Weston (George) to maintain his current dividend of CAD 1.95 per share, an amount that accounts for 2.17%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Weston (George) payout on ernings is currently 20.14%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Consumer Services industry, which are 40.41% and 35.56% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Weston (George)can maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Weston (George) is CAD 18.76 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of CAD 1.95, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Weston (George), compared againt world market average, Canada companies, Consumer Services industry and Food and Drug Retailers sector companies.

Weston (George) payout

Weston (George) Stock performance

Finally, last moth Weston (George) showed a return of -6.30% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -6.42% of Consumer Services firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -17.50% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for Canada and Food and Drug Retailers firms.

Weston (George) stock and market return

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