Loblaw Companies is a leading food and pharmacy company in Canada. It ranks amongst Canada’s largest retail companies. Its brands such as President's Choice, Life Brand, and No Name are three of Canada’s top 10 consumer brands.

The company operates through a network of corporate and independent stores across the country and 90% of Canadians live within 10 kilometres of these locations. It also runs pharmacies in more than 1,300 Shoppers Drug Mart stores.

The company has become a popular household name in Canada, given the fact that there are one billion visits each year to Loblaw stores. Loblaw operates through two operating segments namely Retail accounting for 98% of revenues, (consisting of retail food and drug stores, in-store pharmacies and apparel and general merchandise) and Financial services (credit card services, insurance brokerage services, deposit taking services etc).

Stock Chart & Metrics

  • Ticker: tse:l
  • Sector: Consumer Defensive
  • Industry: Grocery Stores
  • Market Cap: 48.66B
  • Market Cap Group: Large Cap
  • P/E: 23.59
  • Dividend Yield: 1.30%


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 76.51 19.46 0.88 YES 1 4 47
L TSE:L Loblaw 48.66 23.59 1.30 YES 1 4 47
KR NYSE:KR Kroger Co 38.10 17.69 2.22 NO 1 4 47
WN TSE:WN George Weston 25.90 20.62 1.69 YES 1 4 47
MRU TSE:MRU Metro 16.39 17.01 1.84 YES 1 4 47
EMP.A TSE:EMP.A Empire Co 7.88 10.76 2.26 YES 1 4 47
NWC TSE:NWC The North West Company 1.79 14.10 4.14 YES 1 4 47

Loblaw - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for Loblaw?

The stock ticker for Loblaw is TSE:l.

Is Loblaw a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how TSE:l can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 3/10 and dividend growth score of 6/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is Loblaw a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 47 out of 100.

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