George Weston Limited

11:27 AM EST - George Weston Limited : Announced its consolidated unaudited results for the 16 weeks ended October 5, 2019. Net earnings available to common shareholders of the Company were $69 million, an increase of $18 million compared to the third quarter of 2018. The increase was mainly due to an improvement of $103 million in the underlying operating performance of the Company and the unfavourable year-over-year net impact of adjusting items totaling $85 million. Adjusted net earnings available to common shareholders of the Company were $391 million. In comparison to the third quarter of 2018, this represented an increase of $103 million, or 35.8%. George Weston Limited shares T.WN are trading up $0.54 at $105.02.