Loblaw Companies Limited (T:L)

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Business Focus: Food Retail & Distribution

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Valuation Ratios

L
Industry
Sector
Beta
0.51
--
--
Price to Sales - TTM
0.57
0.30
2.52
Price to Book - most recent quarter
2.00
1.68
2.92
Price to Cash Flow per share - TTM
8.04
7.94
15.26
Price to Free Cash Flow per share - TTM
20.19
39.77
31.33

Analysts

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

Dividends

L
Industry
Sector
Dividend Yield - indicated annual
1.58
1.62
2.45
Payout Ratio - TTM
25.48
43.80
66.65

Growth Rate

L
Industry
Sector
Revenue Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
0.35
-0.97
13.31
Revenue Change % - TTM over TTM
1.48
-2.93
17.73
Growth Rate % - revenue 5 yr
8.22
6.41
9.87
EPS Change % - most recent quarter vs 1 yr ago
116.33
-30.49
-22.66
EPS Change % - TTM over TTM
97.80
81.67
12.94
Growth Rate % - EPS 5 yr-2.61
-8.17
15.60
--
Growth Rate % - capital spending 5 yr
4.40
-3.27
7.30

Financial Strength

L
Industry
Sector
Quick Ratio - most recent quarter
0.85
0.76
1.13
Current Ratio - most recent quarter
1.45
1.37
2.32
LT Debt/Equity - most recent quarter
74.39
92.77
74.28
Total Debt/Total Equity - most recent quarter
88.89
106.95
74.49
Net Interest Coverage - TTM
5.66
3.78
-11.80

Profitability Ratios

L
Industry
Sector
Gross Margin % - TTM
29.11
27.67
27.22
Gross Margin % - 5 yr avg.
25.89
22.13
28.66
Operation Margin % - TTM
5.99
3.12
-10.11
Operation Margin % - 5 yr avg
3.43
1.57
-133.66
Pretax Margin % - TTM
4.85
2.24
-13.91
Pretax Margin % - 5 yr avg.
2.10
0.52
-132.81
Net Profit Margin % - TTM
3.68
1.61
-15.32
Net Profit Margin % - 5 yr avg.
1.46
0.23
-138.27

Efficiency

L
Industry
Sector
Revenue/Employee - TTM
240,010.30
386,450.38
754,893.79
Net Income/Employee - TTM
8,830.77
1,514.83
24,054.78
Receivables Turnover - TTM
12.02
29.77
15.25
Inventory Turnover - TTM
7.60
9.63
9.28
Asset Turnover - TTM
1.38
1.34
0.97

Management Effectiveness

L
Industry
Sector
Return on Average Assets % - TTM
5.08
1.48
-12.73
Return on Average Assets % - 5 yr avg.
2.18
-0.57
-17.93
Return on Investment - TTM
6.38
1.05
-28.48
Return on Investment - 5 yr avg.
2.18
-0.57
-17.93
Return on Average Equity % - TTM
12.83
1.06
-8.11
Return on Average Equity % - 5 yr avg.
5.93
-1.97
-8.18