Financial Highlights

Empire Company Limited (TSX: EMP.A) Management’s primary objective is to maximize the long-term sustainable value of Empire through enhancing the worth of the Company’s net assets. This is accomplished through direct ownership and equity participation in businesses that management understands and believes to have the potential for long-term sustainable growth and profitability, principally food retailing and related real estate.

($ in millions, except per share amounts) 52 Weeks Ended
May 4, 2019
52 Weeks Ended
May 5, 2018
52 Weeks Ended
May 6, 2017
Sales $ 25,142.0 $ 24,214.6 $ 23,806.2
Operating income (loss) 652.3 346.5 333.0
Adjusted operating income(1) 683.6 601.7 378.5
EBITDA(1) 1,069.5 785.7 777.2
Adjusted EBITDA(1) 1,076.2 1,014.7 796.9
Net earnings (loss)(2) 387.3 159.5 158.5
      per share (fully diluted) 1.42 0.59 0.58
Adjusted net earnings(1)(2) 410.0 344.3 191.3
      per share (fully diluted) 1.50 1.27 0.70
Book value per common share(1) 14.72 13.62 13.40
Dividends per share 0.44 0.42 0.41

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(1) See “Glossary” section of this website.
(2) Net of non-controlling interest.