TSE:EMP.A - Empire Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: C$47.44
  • Forecasted Upside: 18.97 %
  • Number of Analysts: 7
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 2 Hold Ratings
  • 5 Buy Ratings
  • 0 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for EMP.A

Analyst Price Target is C$47.44
▲ +18.97% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 7 analysts offering 12 month price targets for Empire in the last 3 months. The average price target is C$47.44, with a high forecast of C$0.00 and a low forecast of C$0.00. The average price target represents a 18.97% upside from the last price of C$39.88.

This chart shows the closing price for EMP.A for the last year in relation to the current analyst high, average, and low pricetarget.

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Current Consensus is Buy

The current consensus among 7 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in Empire. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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  • 2 hold ratings
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Latest Recommendations

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/10/2022BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetC$46.00 ➝ C$44.00
3/14/2022Berenberg BankLower Price TargetC$46.00 ➝ C$44.00
3/11/2022TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$44.00 ➝ C$50.00
3/11/2022BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$41.00 ➝ C$46.00
3/11/2022CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperformC$49.00 ➝ C$50.00
3/11/2022National BanksharesBoost Price TargetOutperformC$46.00 ➝ C$48.00
3/11/2022ScotiabankBoost Price TargetC$48.00 ➝ C$50.00
3/11/2022Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$46.00 ➝ C$48.00
1/21/2022TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$44.00
1/21/2022CIBCBoost Price TargetC$48.00 ➝ C$49.00
12/10/2021National BanksharesBoost Price TargetOutperformC$45.00 ➝ C$46.00
12/10/2021ATB CapitalBoost Price TargetOutperformC$46.00 ➝ C$48.00
12/10/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetC$46.00 ➝ C$48.00
12/8/2021BMO Capital MarketsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformC$45.00 ➝ C$41.00
9/13/2021TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold
9/10/2021National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$45.00
9/10/2021National BanksharesLower Price TargetOutperformC$46.00 ➝ C$45.00
9/10/2021TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNAC$42.00 ➝ C$44.00
9/10/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingHoldC$46.00
9/9/2021CIBCReiterated RatingOutperformC$46.00
9/1/2021CIBCReiterated RatingOutperformC$46.00
8/31/2021TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$42.00
8/5/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$45.00 ➝ C$46.00
6/24/2021BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket PerformC$47.00 ➝ C$45.00
6/24/2021DesjardinsBoost Price TargetBuyC$44.00 ➝ C$45.00
6/24/2021Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector PerformC$45.00
6/24/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperformC$45.00 ➝ C$46.00
6/17/2021CIBCReiterated RatingOutperformC$45.00
6/16/2021National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$44.00 ➝ C$46.00
6/16/2021National BanksharesBoost Price TargetOutperformC$44.00 ➝ C$46.00
6/16/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$43.00 ➝ C$45.00
3/17/2021National BanksharesLower Price TargetOutperformC$45.00 ➝ C$44.00
3/17/2021ATB CapitalBoost Price TargetNAC$45.00 ➝ C$46.00
3/11/2021BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetNAC$41.00 ➝ C$47.00
3/11/2021CIBCBoost Price TargetNAC$43.00 ➝ C$45.00
3/11/2021ScotiabankBoost Price TargetC$45.00 ➝ C$48.00
3/11/2021TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetNAC$39.00 ➝ C$42.00
3/11/2021National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$43.00 ➝ C$45.00
1/25/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$42.00 ➝ C$43.00
1/8/2021TD SecuritiesDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$45.00 ➝ C$39.00
12/16/2020ATB CapitalReiterated RatingOutperformC$44.00
12/11/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$42.00 ➝ C$43.00
12/3/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$40.00 ➝ C$42.00
11/28/2020National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$42.00 ➝ C$43.00
10/5/2020TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetBuyC$43.00 ➝ C$45.00
9/20/2020National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$39.00 ➝ C$42.00
9/14/2020National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$39.00 ➝ C$42.00
9/11/2020TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$37.00 ➝ C$43.00
9/11/2020BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$39.00 ➝ C$41.00
9/11/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetC$44.00 ➝ C$45.00
7/23/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetC$37.00 ➝ C$40.00
7/23/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$38.00 ➝ C$40.00
7/23/2020TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$35.00 ➝ C$37.00
7/23/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetC$40.00 ➝ C$44.00
6/19/2020TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$32.00 ➝ C$35.00
6/19/2020ScotiabankBoost Price TargetC$36.50 ➝ C$40.00
6/19/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetC$35.00 ➝ C$37.00
6/19/2020National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$37.00 ➝ C$39.00
4/16/2020National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$34.00 ➝ C$37.00
4/13/2020CIBCBoost Price TargetC$30.00 ➝ C$35.00
4/3/2020TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$28.00 ➝ C$32.00
3/26/2020Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$37.00 ➝ C$38.00
3/13/2020CIBCUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformC$34.00 ➝ C$30.00
3/13/2020National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$37.00 ➝ C$34.00
3/13/2020TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldC$35.00 ➝ C$28.00
3/3/2020National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$38.00 ➝ C$37.00
12/13/2019CIBCLower Price TargetC$39.00 ➝ C$34.00
12/13/2019National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$39.00 ➝ C$38.00
12/13/2019TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHoldC$37.00 ➝ C$35.00
9/13/2019National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$38.00 ➝ C$39.00
9/13/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$35.00 ➝ C$37.00
9/6/2019CIBCBoost Price TargetC$34.00 ➝ C$39.00
9/6/2019National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$37.00 ➝ C$38.00
8/23/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$36.00 ➝ C$42.00
8/16/2019TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$34.00 ➝ C$37.00
7/2/2019CIBCDowngradeOutperform ➝ NeutralC$33.00 ➝ C$34.00
7/2/2019TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$33.00 ➝ C$34.00
6/28/2019Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$32.00 ➝ C$35.00
6/28/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetC$34.00 ➝ C$36.00
6/28/2019National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$34.00 ➝ C$37.00
6/26/2019TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$32.00 ➝ C$33.00
6/21/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$32.00
3/14/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$32.00 ➝ C$34.00
3/14/2019Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$31.00 ➝ C$32.00
3/14/2019National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$33.00 ➝ C$34.00
3/12/2019DesjardinsDowngradeBuy ➝ HoldC$32.00 ➝ C$30.50
3/6/2019Raymond JamesReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$31.00
1/15/2019TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$30.00 ➝ C$32.00
12/14/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetC$31.00 ➝ C$32.00
12/14/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$30.00 ➝ C$32.00
12/14/2018CIBCUpgradeNeutral ➝ OutperformC$27.00 ➝ C$33.00
12/14/2018DesjardinsUpgradeHold ➝ BuyC$27.00 ➝ C$32.00
12/14/2018National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$30.00 ➝ C$33.00
12/14/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetC$29.00 ➝ C$30.00
12/14/2018TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$27.00 ➝ C$30.00
12/14/2018Raymond JamesReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$31.00
9/14/2018National Bank FinancialLower Price TargetOutperformC$31.00 ➝ C$30.00
9/14/2018TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetC$29.00 ➝ C$27.00
9/11/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetC$30.00 ➝ C$31.00
6/29/2018National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$30.00 ➝ C$31.00
6/29/2018Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$26.00 ➝ C$28.00
6/29/2018TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$27.00 ➝ C$29.00
6/29/2018Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$26.00 ➝ C$29.00
6/25/2018BarclaysBoost Price TargetC$29.00 ➝ C$30.00
3/15/2018TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$26.00 ➝ C$27.00
3/15/2018BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperformC$30.00
3/15/2018National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$29.00 ➝ C$30.00
3/15/2018ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$30.00 ➝ C$32.00
12/15/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetC$25.00 ➝ C$26.00
12/14/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$27.50 ➝ C$30.00
12/14/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$25.00 ➝ C$26.00
12/14/2017Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$24.00 ➝ C$26.00
12/14/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetC$28.00 ➝ C$29.00
12/14/2017CIBCDowngradeOutperform ➝ Neutral
12/14/2017BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperformC$28.00 ➝ C$30.00
12/8/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$27.00 ➝ C$28.00
12/7/2017Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector PerformC$23.00 ➝ C$25.00
9/15/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetOutperformC$25.50 ➝ C$27.50
9/15/2017BarclaysBoost Price TargetC$27.00 ➝ C$28.00
9/15/2017CIBCBoost Price TargetOutperformC$20.00 ➝ C$27.00
9/15/2017Eight CapitalUpgradeNeutral ➝ BuyC$21.00 ➝ C$30.00
9/15/2017National Bank FinancialBoost Price TargetOutperformC$24.00 ➝ C$27.00
9/15/2017Raymond JamesBoost Price TargetMarket PerformC$22.00 ➝ C$24.00
9/15/2017TD SecuritiesBoost Price TargetHoldC$20.00 ➝ C$25.00
9/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaUpgradeUnderperform ➝ Sector PerformC$21.00 ➝ C$23.00
(Data available from 7/5/2017 forward)

News Sentiment Rating

0.04 (Hold)

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).

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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 1,500 retail stores under various retail banners, including Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawtons Drugs; and approximately 350 retail fuel locations. It also owns interest in Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust, an open-ended Canadian real estate investment trust to sell and leaseback a portfolio of 19 retail properties; and various equity accounted interests in Genstar real estate 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: C$39.88
Low: C$39.28
High: C$40.14

50 Day Range

MA: C$40.91
Low: C$37.22
High: C$43.11

52 Week Range

Now: C$39.88
Low: C$36.20
High: C$46.04


470,362 shs

Average Volume

405,668 shs

Market Capitalization

C$10.44 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of Empire?

The following Wall Street sell-side analysts have issued research reports on Empire in the last year: ATB Capital, Berenberg Bank, BMO Capital Markets, CIBC, National Bank Financial, National Bankshares, Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Scotiabank, and TD Securities.
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What is the current price target for Empire?

0 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for Empire in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is C$47.44, suggesting a possible upside of 19.0%.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for Empire?

Empire currently has 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe EMP.A 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 1S0, Canada. The company's listed phone number is +1-902-7554440. The official website for Empire is www.empireco.ca. Learn More about contacing Empire investor relations.