U.S. Markets open in 6 hrs 1 min

June Fundamental Stock Pick: George Weston Limited (TSE:WN)

Seth Doty

Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of George Weston Limited (TSX:WN), there’s is a dependable dividend-paying company with a a great track record of delivering benchmark-beating performance. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, take a look at the report on George Weston here.

Proven track record average dividend payer

Over the past year, WN has grown its earnings by 36.60%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. In addition to beating its historical values, WN also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 35.21%. This is what investors like to see!

TSX:WN Income Statement Jun 20th 18

Income investors would also be happy to know that WN is a great dividend company, with a current yield standing at 1.86%. WN has also been regularly increasing its dividend payments to shareholders over the past decade.

TSX:WN Historical Dividend Yield Jun 20th 18

Next Steps:

For George Weston, I’ve put together three fundamental factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for WN’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for WN’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Is WN’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of WN? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!


To help readers see pass the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.