• Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $45.86
  • Forecasted Upside: 80.82 %
  • Number of Analysts: 4
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 1 Hold Ratings
  • 3 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for EMLAF

Analyst Price Target is $45.86
▲ +80.82% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 4 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Empire in the last 3 months. The average price target is $45.86, with a high forecast of $51.00 and a low forecast of $42.00. The average price target represents a 80.82% upside from the last price of $25.36.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 4 investment analysts is to buy stock in Empire. This rating has held steady since December 2020, when it changed from a Hold consensus rating.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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4/13/2021
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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/19/2022ScotiabankLower TargetC$52.00 ➝ C$51.00
9/19/2022DesjardinsLower TargetC$48.00 ➝ C$44.00
6/23/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market PerformC$44.00 ➝ C$42.00
6/23/2022National Bank FinancialLower TargetC$48.00 ➝ C$42.00
6/23/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetOutperform ➝ OutperformC$50.00 ➝ C$52.00
6/23/2022TD SecuritiesLower TargetBuy ➝ BuyC$50.00 ➝ C$45.00
6/10/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market PerformC$46.00 ➝ C$44.00
3/14/2022ScotiabankBoost TargetOutperform ➝ OutperformC$48.00 ➝ C$50.00
3/11/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market PerformC$41.00 ➝ C$46.00
3/11/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetC$46.00 ➝ C$48.00
1/21/2022CIBCBoost TargetOutperform ➝ OutperformC$48.00 ➝ C$49.00
1/21/2022TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ Buy
12/8/2021BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformC$45.00 ➝ C$41.00
9/10/2021TD SecuritiesBoost TargetHoldC$42.00 ➝ C$44.00
8/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost TargetSector Perform ➝ Sector PerformC$45.00 ➝ C$46.00
6/25/2021DesjardinsBoost TargetBuyC$44.00 ➝ C$45.00
6/25/2021CIBCBoost TargetOutperformC$45.00 ➝ C$46.00
6/25/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower TargetOutperformC$47.00 ➝ C$45.00
3/15/2021DesjardinsBoost TargetBuy$42.00 ➝ $44.00
3/12/2021CIBCReiterated RatingOutperform
3/11/2021Scotia Howard WeillReiterated RatingOutperform
3/11/2021TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
3/11/2021BarclaysReiterated RatingOverweight
1/22/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform
1/8/2021TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ Hold
12/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform
11/29/2019DesjardinsUpgradeHold ➝ Buy
(Data available from 10/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

Our news sentiment rating is based on the average sentiment of articles about this company published in the media in the last 30 days of headlines and can range from 2 (very positive sentiment) to -2 (very negative sentiment).

News Sentiment Over Time

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Empire logo
Empire Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the food retail and related real estate businesses in Canada. It operates through two segments, Food Retailing, and Investments and Other Operations. The company owns, affiliates, and franchises approximately 1,600 retail stores under various retail banners, including Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Farm Boy, Longo's, and Lawtons Drugs; and approximately 350 retail fuel locations, as well as operates grocery e-commerce stores under the banners, such as Voilà, Grocery Gateway, IGA.net, and ThriftyFoods.com. It also owns interest in the Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust, an open-ended real estate investment trust to own, operate, and develop a portfolio of grocery and pharmacy-anchored shopping centers, freestanding stores, and mixed-use developments; and various equity accounted interests in Genstar partnerships that develop residential real estate properties in Ontario, Western Canada, and the United States. The company was founded in 1907 and is headquartered in Stellarton, Canada.
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Today's Range

Now: $25.36
Low: $25.36
High: $25.36

50 Day Range

MA: $28.93
Low: $25.36
High: $31.13

52 Week Range

Now: $25.36
Low: $25.23
High: $36.37

Volume

76 shs

Average Volume

1,424 shs

Market Capitalization

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P/E Ratio

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Empire?

The following equities research analysts have issued reports on Empire in the last twelve months: BMO Capital Markets, CIBC, Desjardins, National Bank Financial, Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, and TD Securities.
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What is the current price target for Empire?

7 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Empire in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $45.86, suggesting a possible upside of 80.8%. Scotiabank has the highest price target set, predicting EMLAF will reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. BMO Capital Markets has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $42.00 for Empire in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Empire?

Empire currently has 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe EMLAF will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of Empire.
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How do I contact Empire's investor relations team?

Empire's physical mailing address is 115 King Street, Stellarton, NS B0K. The company's listed phone number is (902) 755-8371. The official website for Empire is www.empireco.ca. Learn More about contacing Empire investor relations.