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34.07
+0.12
+0.35%
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Open

33.94

Previous Close

33.95

Volume (Avg)

1.34M (1.44M)

Day's Range

33.91-34.07

52Wk Range

29.82-40.25

Market Cap.

7.82B

Dividend Rate (Yield )

0.92 (2.53%)

Beta

0.99

Shares Outstanding

230.50M

P/E Ratio (EPS)

126.58 (14.19)

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Fundamentals
  • Key statistics
  • Growth
  • Profitability
  • Financial health
  • Price ratios
  • Trading statistics
  • Management effectiveness
Industry Grocery Stores
Highlights
Analyst Recommendation: Hold
    • Revenue

    • 36.14B

    • Net Income

    • 3.51B

    • Market Cap.

    • 7.82B

    • Enterprise Value

    • 9.29B

    • Net Profit Margin %

    • 9.30

    • PEG (Price/Earnings Growth) Ratio

    • 2.12

    • Beta

    • 0.99

    • Forward P/E

    • 34.01

    • Price/Sales

    • 0.22

    • Price/Book Value

    • 1.41

    • Price/Cash flow

    • -40.82

      • EBITDA

      • 1.55B

      • Return on Capital %

      • 23.90

      • Return on Equity %

      • 77.20

      • Return on Assets %

      • 23.90

      • Book Value/Share

      • 24.07

      • Shares Outstanding

      • 230.50M

      • Last Split Factor (Date)

      • 2:1 (2/26/1998)

      • Last Dividend (Ex-Date)

      • 0.23 (9/16/2014)

      • Dividend Declaration Date

      • 8/22/2014

      Analyst Recommendation
      10/17/2014
      Hold
        • 1 Year Price Target

        • 35.08

        • Credit Rating

        • SUS

        • Analysts

        • 5

        • EPS Estimate

        • 0.69

        • Cashflow Estimate

        • 4.52

        Morningstar Consensus estimate data
        • Growth Rate (%)

        • Company

        • Industry

          • Sales (Revenue)

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 1.90

          • 8.72

          • Net Income

            YTD/YTD (last year)

          • -59.00

          • 111.70

          • Net Income

            Q/Q (last year)

          • 29.80

          • 10.15

          • Sales (Revenue)

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -3.91

          • 10.71

          • Net Income

            5-Year Annual Average

          • -24.80

          • 8.03

          • Dividends

            5-Year Annual Average

          • 19.55

          • 13.93

          • Profit Margins (%)

          • Company

          • Industry

            • Gross Margin

            • 26.07

            • 22.39

            • Pre-Tax Margin

            • 0.51

            • 2.40

            • Net Profit Margin

            • 9.30

            • 2.27

            • Average Gross Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 27.30

            • 25.77

            • Average Pre-Tax Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 0.90

            • 1.82

            • Average Net Profit Margin

              5-Year Annual Average

            • 2.20

            • 43.84B

            • Financial Ratios

            • Company

            • Industry

              • Debt/Equity Ratio

              • 0.63

              • 1.00

              • Current Ratio

              • 1.77

              • 0.94

              • Quick Ratio

              • 0.85

              • 0.38

              • Interest Coverage

              • 1.74

              • 4.72

              • Leverage Ratio

              • 2.46

              • 3.79

              • Book Value/Share

              • 24.20

              • 11.58

              • Price Ratios

              • Company

              • Industry

                • Current P/E Ratio

                • 75.19

                • 24.81

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year High

                • 79.89

                • 340.91

                • P/E Ratio 5-Year Low

                • 29.24

                • 67.94

                • Price/Sales Ratio

                • 0.22

                • 0.32

                • Price/Book Value

                • 1.40

                • 2.83

                • Price/Cash Flow Ratio

                • -40.82

                • 9.21

                • Key Metrics

                • Company

                  • Shares Short

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 11.01M

                  • Short Ratio

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 11.40

                  • Short % of Float

                    as of 9/30/2014

                  • 4.80

                  • Shares Short

                    prior month

                  • 11.83M

                  • Trailing Annual Dividend Yield

                  • -

                  • 5 Year Average Dividend Yield

                  • 0.03

                  • Key Metrics

                  • Company

                    • Payout Ratio

                    • 320.04

                    • Dividend Date

                    • 8/22/2014

                    • Ex-Dividend Date

                    • 9/16/2014

                    • Last Split Factor

                      new per old

                    • 2:1

                    • Last Split Date

                    • 2/26/1998

                    • Key Metrics

                    • Company

                    • Industry

                      • Return on Equity %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 77.20

                        (20.70)

                      • 26.92

                        (11.10)

                      • Return on Assets %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 23.90

                        (5.30)

                      • 7.14

                        (3.28)

                      • Return on Capital %

                        (5-Year Average)

                      • 38.79

                        (11.40)

                      • 12.44

                        (5.48)

                      • Income/Employee

                      • 24.48k

                      • 6.12k

                      • Inventory Turnover

                      • 11.34

                      • 13.93

                      • Asset Turnover

                      • 2.57

                      • 3.14

                      Current Historical
                      Financials
                      • Income Statement
                      • Balance Sheet
                      • Cash Flow
                      Operating Income
                      635.40M
                      Operating Margin
                      1.76
                      Total Equity
                      -
                      Retained Earnings
                      -
                      Free Cashflow
                      -
                      Price/Cashflow
                      -40.82
                      Ownership

                      Institutional Ownership

                      -

                      Top 10 Institutions

                      48.63%

                      Mutual Fund Ownership

                      34.96%

                      Float

                      99.54%

                      5% / Insider Ownership

                      1.95%

                      Corporate insiders or major stockholders reporting trading activity in the stock.

                      Top Mutual Fund Owners

                      Top Institutional Owners

                      Mutual Fund Name

                      Institution Name

                      • Mutual Fund Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity® Low-Priced Stock Fund

                      •  

                        14,190,900

                      • 9.22

                      • 6.16

                      • Vanguard Mid-Cap Index Fund

                      •  

                        3,941,682

                      • 1.16

                      • 1.71

                      • Vanguard Total Stock Mkt Idx

                      •  

                        3,782,689

                      • 0.79

                      • 1.64

                      • Merger Fund

                      •  

                        2,479,639

                      • 78.63

                      • 1.08

                      • Vanguard Five Hundred Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,391,975

                      • 0.27

                      • 1.04

                      • Vanguard Institutional Index Fund

                      •  

                        2,333,705

                      • -1.02

                      • 1.01

                      • SPDR® S&P 500 ETF

                      •  

                        2,277,866

                      • -1.11

                      • 0.97

                      • Assumption/Fidelity Monthly Income

                      •  

                        2,170,000

                      • 8.50

                      • 1.00

                      • Fidelity Canadian Large Cap Fund

                      •  

                        2,131,430

                      • 113.14

                      • 0.99

                      • Institution Name

                      • Shares Held

                      • % Change

                      • % Outstanding

                      • Fidelity Management and Research Company

                      •  

                        28,472,870

                      • +104.42%

                      • 12.36

                      • Vanguard Group, Inc.

                      •  

                        16,451,908

                      • +1.78%

                      • 7.14

                      • Morgan Stanley & Co Inc

                      •  

                        11,988,271

                      • +11.23%

                      • 5.20

                      • State Street Corp

                      •  

                        10,430,251

                      • +1.32%

                      • 4.53

                      • Jana Partners LLC

                      •  

                        10,083,316

                      • -11.70%

                      • 4.56

                      • Sasco Capital Inc

                      •  

                        9,423,699

                      • -0.59%

                      • 4.09

                      • BlackRock Fund Advisors

                      •  

                        7,869,222

                      • +8.78%

                      • 3.42

                      • Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

                      •  

                        7,800,000

                      • +36.84%

                      • 2.35

                      • Farallon Capital Management, L.L.C.

                      •  

                        6,313,900

                      • +65.77%

                      • 2.74

                      • Water Island Capital LLC.

                      •  

                        5,166,594

                      • +69.87%

                      • 2.24

                      Company Profile

                      Sector

                      Consumer Defensive

                      Industry

                      Grocery Stores

                      Type

                      Slow Growth

                      Style

                      Mid Core

                      Safeway Inc was incorporated in the state of Delaware in July 1986 as SSI Holdings Corporation and, thereafter, its name was changed to Safeway Stores, Incorporated. In February 1990, the Company changed its name to Safeway Inc. The ...moreCompany is a food and drug retailers in the United States, with 1,335 stores at year-end 2013. The Company’s U.S. retail operations are located principally in California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and the Mid-Atlantic region. The Company also has a network of distribution, manufacturing and food-processing facilities. The Company retail business operates into seven geographic retail operating segments; Denver, Eastern, Northern California, Phoenix, Northwest, Texas and Southern California. In all geographical retail operating segments, ...moreit operates one store format, where each store offers the same general mix of products with similar pricing to similar categories of customers. The Company does not operate supercenters, warehouse formats, combination clothing/grocery stores or discount stores. It owns and operates GroceryWorks.com Operating Company, LLC (“GroceryWorks”), an online grocery channel doing business under the names Safeway.com and Vons.com. Safeway's stores provide grocery items tailored to local preferences. Its stores offer a selection of food and general merchandise and feature a variety of specialty departments such as bakery, delicatessen, floral and pharmacy. In addition, its stores offer Starbucks coffee shops and adjacent fuel centers. The Company also owns more than 300 other trademarks registered and/or pending in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and other jurisdictions, including trademarks for its product and services such as Safeway, Safeway SELECT, Rancher’s Reserve, O Organics, Lucerne, Primo Taglio, Eating Right, mom to mom, waterfront BISTRO, Bright Green, Pantry Essentials, Open Nature, Refreshe, Snack Artist, Signature Café, Priority, just for U™, My Simple Nutrition, Ingredients for Life, and other trademarks such as Pak’N Save Foods, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, and Carrs Quality Centers. Blackhawk, a subsidiary of Safeway, provides third-party gift cards, prepaid cards, telecom cards and sports and entertainment cards to a group of top North American retailers for sale to retail customers. The competitive factors that affect the Company's business are location, quality, price, condition of assets, marketing and promotional strategies, service and consumer loyalty to other brands and stores. It faces intense competition from traditional grocery retailers, non-traditional competitors such as supercenters and club stores, as well as from specialty supermarkets, drug stores, dollar stores, convenience stores and restaurants. The Company's compliance with the federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations have been adopted regulating the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise related to the protection of the environment.lessless

                      Key People

                      Mr. Robert L. Edwards

                      CEO/President/Director

                      T Gary Rogers

                      Chairman of the Board/Director

                      Peter J. Bocian

                      CFO/Executive VP

                      Barry Libenson

                      Chief Information Officer/Senior VP

                      Larree M. Renda

                      Executive VP

                      • Safeway Inc

                      • 5918 Stoneridge Mall Road

                      • Pleasanton, CA 94588-3229

                      • USA.Map

                      • Phone: +1 925 467-3000

                      • Fax: +1 925 467-3323

                      • safeway.com

                      Incorporated

                      1986

                      Employees

                      138,000

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