Loblaw Companies Limited (T:L)

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Business Focus: Food Retail & Distribution

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Valuation Ratios

L
Industry
Sector
Beta
0.66
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.58
0.30
3.19
Price to Book - most recent quarter
2.09
1.64
3.09
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
9.63
8.24
14.56
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
17.59
35.18
29.85

Analysts

Latest
6 Months
1 Year
Consensus Recommendations
BUY
BUY
BUY
Number of Analysts
12.00
13.00
13.00

Dividends

L
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
1.58
1.69
2.50
Payout Ratio - TTM
34.75
49.68
63.07

Growth Rate

L
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
3.24
0.49
13.40
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
1.81
0.27
15.58
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
8.22
6.41
9.76
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
129.60
-38.79
-23.84
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
100.24
81.05
29.79
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr-2.61
-8.17
15.45
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
4.40
-3.27
6.70

Financial Strength

L
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
0.88
0.78
1.06
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
1.50
1.39
2.47
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
80.23
96.75
71.60
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
91.57
108.86
76.75
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
4.44
3.16
-9.60

Profitability Ratios

L
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
28.77
27.47
27.54
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
25.89
22.13
28.63
Operation Margin % - TTM
4.83
2.59
-86.58
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
3.43
1.57
-140.80
Pretax Margin % - TTM
3.66
1.69
-91.23
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
2.10
0.52
-140.66
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
2.66
1.14
-92.45
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
1.46
0.23
-146.15

Efficiency

L
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
239,759.00
386,332.43
662,804.74
Net Income/Employee - TTM
6,374.36
366.12
23,319.45
Receivables Turnover - TTM
12.12
35.95
16.29
Inventory Turnover - TTM
7.94
9.86
9.47
Asset Turnover - TTM
1.39
1.34
0.94

Management Effectiveness

L
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
3.70
3.03
-13.81
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
2.18
-0.57
-19.09
Return on Investment - TTM
4.60
4.32
-29.31
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
2.18
-0.57
-19.09
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
9.50
7.45
-23.39
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
5.93
-1.97
-10.68