Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO)

Exchange: TO
Currency: CAD

 
Price: 43.21 (Close)

Summary

 

52 Week range 200d Moving Avg. Beta
36.06 – 45.20 39.46 0.30
Dividend Dividend Yield Ex-Dividend date
0.60 1.39% 2022-04-13
P/E Ratio Latest EPS DGR 3 years
15.60 2.77 9.20%
Near Fair Value
Low
Very low Volatility
High
Slow
Dividend Growth
Fast

Profile

Empire Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food retail and related real estate businesses in Canada. It operates through two segments, Food Retailing, and Investments and Other Operations. The company owns, affiliates, and franchises approximately 1,500 retail stores under various retail banners, including Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Farm Boy, and Lawtons Drugs; and approximately 350 retail fuel locations. It also owns interest in Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust, an open-ended Canadian real estate investment trust to own, operate, and develop a portfolio of grocery and drug store anchored shopping centers, freestanding stores, and mixed use developments; and various equity accounted interests in Genstar real estate partnerships that develop residential real estate properties in Ontario, Western Canada, and the United States. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.

 

Sector: Industry:
Consumer Defensive Grocery Stores


Dividend Safety Metrics

Latest EPS 2.77
Annual Payout 0.60
Payout Ratio 21.66%
Dividend growth 30 Years
Dividend Score 0
Dividend Coverage Ratio 4.62
Altman-Z score 0.00

 

Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO) Valuation


Empire Company Limited’s current dividend yield of 1.39% is -8% below its 5-year average. The 5-year average dividend yield is 1.52% (see red-line in chart). This indicates the stock looks reasonably valued today.

Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO) Performance

The chart below displays the total price return(%) of Empire Company Limited for different periods:

 

Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO) Total Return

The chart below displays the (CAGR) total return (%) including all dividends paid of Empire Company Limited for different periods:

 


Dividend Scorecard

Dividend Yield (TTM) Annual Payout Payout Ratio Dividend growth
1.39 0.60 21.66% 30 Years

 

Dividend Growth Summary

3 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 9.20%
5 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 6.70%
10 Year Growth Rate (CAGR) 7.05%

Dividend Growth Rates History

Year Payout Amount Annual Payout Growth (YoY)
2022 0.150 -%
2021 0.560 12.0%
2020 0.500 8.7%
2019 0.460 7.0%
2018 0.430 3.6%
2017 0.415 2.5%
2016 0.405 6.6%
2015 0.380 7.5%
2014 0.353 6.0%
2013 0.333 7.5%
2012 0.310 9.4%
2011 0.283 10.4%
2010 0.257 7.0%
2009 0.240 5.9%
2008 0.227 7.9%

Empire Company Limited (EMP-A.TO) Dividend Payment History