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
sales of 23.83 billion Canadian Dollars [US$18.39 billion]
Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc
(50.18 billion Canadian Dollars [US$38.72 billion]
of which 69%
was Road Transport Fuel), and
Loblaw Companies Ltd
(46.70 billion Canadian Dollars [US$36.04 billion]
of which 98%
During the year ended December of 2017, sales at
George Weston Limited were C$48.29 billion (US$37.26 billion).
a very small
increase of 0.6%
versus 2016, when the company's sales were C$48.00 billion.
This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at George Weston Limited
(and since 2012, sales have increased a total of 47%).
Sales of Loblaw saw an increase
0.7% in 2017, from
C$46.39 billion to C$46.70 billion.
Not all segments of George Weston Limited experienced an increase in sales in 2017:
sales of Weston Foods fell 1.1% to C$2.24 billion.
(However, this segment's sales were only a very small portion of the company's overall sales).