Empire Company is a leading Canadian food retailing and real estate company. Empire’s reportable segments are food retailing (Sobeys Inc.) and investment and other operations. Sobeys serves millions of Canadians with more than 1,500 retail stores and 350 retail fuel locations, operating in all ten provinces and in more than 900 communities across Canada.

Its portfolio of properties consists of high quality grocery and drug store anchored shopping centers, freestanding stores, and mixed use developments primarily in Canada’s major urban and suburban markets; The company’s Project Sunrise, a three year transformation program is intended to simplify the organizational structure and reduce costs, and subsequently result in at least $500 million in annualized benefits by 2020.

With more than a century’s experience under its belt, Empire Company has built a strong reputation of Canada’s most trusted grocer. Customers prefer Empire Company for its fresh and quality products. The company along with an alliance with Ocado will launch a central pick up, home delivery online grocery shopping business by mid-2020.

Stock Chart & Metrics

  • Ticker: TSE:EMP.A
  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: Grocery Stores
  • Market Cap: 8.45B
  • Market Cap Group: Mid Cap
  • P/E: 11.61
  • Dividend Yield: 2.12%


The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
ATD TSE:ATD Alimentation Couche-Tard 77.98 19.38 0.86 YES 1 4 47
L TSE:L Loblaw 41.61 20.94 1.33 YES 1 4 47
KR NYSE:KR Kroger Co 32.67 17.68 2.55 NO 1 4 47
WN TSE:WN George Weston 22.95 16.81 1.67 YES 1 4 47
MRU TSE:MRU Metro 15.74 15.86 1.93 YES 1 4 47
EMP.A TSE:EMP.A Empire Co 8.45 11.61 2.12 YES 1 4 47
NWC TSE:NWC The North West Company 1.89 14.97 3.93 YES 1 4 47

Empire Co - FAQ

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The stock ticker for Empire Co is TSE:EMP.A.

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The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 66 out of 100.

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