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George Weston Limited Company Snapshot
George Weston Limited operates within the Grocery stores sector. In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares George Weston Limited with three other companies in this sector in CANADA : Empire Co Ltd (2020 sales of 26.59 billion Canadian Dollars [US$20.95 billion] of which 100% was Food retailing), Loblaw Companies Ltd (52.71 billion Canadian Dollars [US$41.54 billion] of which 98% was Retail), and Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc (72.32 billion Canadian Dollars [US$56.99 billion] of which 71% was Road Transport Fuel).

Sales Analysis. During the second quarter of 2021, sales at George Weston Limited totalled C$12.93 billion. This is an increase of 4.6% from the C$12.36 billion in sales at the company during the second quarter of 2020. During the first two quarters of 2021, sales totalled C$25.28 billion, which is 2.4% higher than through the first two quarters of 2020. During the previous 12 quarters, sales at George Weston Limited have increased compared with the same quarter in the previous year. Sales at George Weston Limited appear to have some seasonality: during each of the previous 9 years, sales have been highest during the third quarter, which has accounted for between 29.6% and 31.8% of the annual sales. During the year ended December of 2020, sales at George Weston Limited were C$54.71 billion (US$43.11 billion). This is an increase of 9.2% versus 2019, when the company's sales were C$50.11 billion. This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at George Weston Limited (and since 2015, sales have increased a total of 17%). Sales of Loblaw saw an increase of 9.7% in 2020, from C$48.04 billion to C$52.71 billion. Not all segments of George Weston Limited experienced an increase in sales in 2020: sales of Weston Foods fell 4.3% to C$2.06 billion. (However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales). George Weston Limited also experienced decreases in sales in Choice Properties (down 1.4% to C$1.27 billion) .
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  Stock Performance Chart for George Weston Limited
  Stock Data: Recent Stock Performance:
  Current Price (9/24/2021): 131.81
(Figures in Canadian Dollars)
1 Week 0.0%   13 Weeks -2.2%  
4 Weeks 12.8%   52 Weeks 33.2%  
George Weston Limited Key Data:
  Ticker: WN Country: Canada
  Exchanges: TOR Major Industry: Food & Drug Retailing
    Sub Industry: Grocery Stores
  2020 Sales 54,705,000,000
(Year Ending Jan 2021).
Employees: 220,000
  Currency: Canadian Dollars Market Cap: 19,874,554,462
  Fiscal Yr Ends: December Shares Outstanding: 150,781,841
  Share Type: Common Closely Held Shares: 80,840,745
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