SJR-B.TO - Shaw Communications Inc.

Toronto - Toronto Delayed Price. Currency in CAD
22.18
+0.22 (+1.00%)
As of 9:36AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close21.96
Open21.91
Bid22.16 x 0
Ask22.19 x 0
Day's Range21.91 - 22.26
52 Week Range17.77 - 27.99
Volume27,319
Avg. Volume1,787,081
Market Cap10.225B
Beta (5Y Monthly)0.86
PE Ratio (TTM)16.32
EPS (TTM)1.36
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.19 (5.19%)
Ex-Dividend DateApr. 13, 2020
1y Target Est28.88
  • GlobeNewswire

    #ShawHelps: Shaw Communications Makes Free Digital Educational Programming Available for All Canadians

    Shaw Communications Inc. today announced that it is giving families free access to comprehensive, immersive digital educational programming for children and youth as school facilities are closed and students move to virtual learning modules due to the threat posed by COVID-19. Through a new partnership with EVERFI — an international social impact education innovator — Shaw is making available research-backed online programming designed to give K-12 students access to curriculum aligned topics that are most relevant to young people today, including personal health, financial education, mental health, digital wellness and more.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Communications Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Conference Call Revised to 3:30pm MT on April 9, 2020

    CALGARY, Alberta, March 25, 2020 -- Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) will be releasing its consolidated results for the Second Quarter (ending February 29, 2020) on Thursday,.

  • Shaw Communications Inc. founder and executive chair JR Shaw has died at 85
    The Canadian Press

    Shaw Communications Inc. founder and executive chair JR Shaw has died at 85

    CALGARY — The founder of Shaw Communications Inc., JR Shaw, has died, the company said Tuesday.He was 85.Shaw, who ran the company as chief executive until 1998 and remained its executive chairman, "passed away peacefully" on Monday, the company said in a statement.JR Shaw founded Capital Cable Television Co. Ltd. in 1966 in Edmonton. It connected its first cable customer and went on the air for the first time in 1971, eventually growing into one of the country's largest cable providers.The company also developed a radio and television broadcasting group that became what's now Corus Entertainment.In recent years Shaw has grown its wireless business, becoming the fourth-largest network in Canada with the growth of its Freedom Mobile.JR remained active in the company to the end, serving as executive chair until his death."I spoke to JR every day about the business. He was engaged and interested in everything the company was doing — from the latest technology being rolled out to how we were meeting the needs of families across Western Canada," said Brad Shaw, JR's son and the company's current CEO, in a statement.Brad will take over JR's executive chairman position on an interim basis, the company said. The appointment will be confirmed at an April 9 board meeting."JR Shaw was one of the few great business titans who knit this country together," said former B.C. Premier Christy Clark in a tweet. "He showed us how to succeed while respecting competitors, caring about employees and giving back to communities. It was one of my life's great privileges to work with him."Clark, now a senior adviser for law firm Bennett Jones, sits on Shaw Communications's board of directors. Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he was saddened by the loss of one of Alberta's "titans of business & philanthropy.""From humble beginnings in Sherwood Park in 1966, JR built one of Canada’s largest telecommunications & media companies," Kenney said on Twitter. "My sincere condolences to the Shaw family. RIP."Brad said he and his family are at a loss for words and deeply saddened at JR's passing."JR was the founder and leader of our company, but he was also an exceptional husband, a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather," he said. "His legacy of love and compassion for people will live on for generations."Shaw was an active philanthropist who was named an Officer of the Order of Canada and received the Alberta Order of Excellence. He also received several honorary degrees and was named to the Canadian Business Hall of Fame in 1998.He was known as a community builder and supporter of Canadian art and artists.JR served as the company's CEO, overseeing its growth through acquisitions and other means — and a change of headquarters to Calgary from Edmonton — until 1998.He then stepped down and his son, Jim Shaw, took over the role until 2010, when Jim's younger brother Brad took on the job.Jim Shaw died in Jan. 2018 at the age of 60.This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 24, 2020.Companies in this story: (TSX:SJR.B)The Canadian Press

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Communications Announces The Passing Of JR Shaw

    CALGARY, Alberta, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --  It’s with great sadness that Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw” or “the Company”) today announces the passing of company founder, Executive Chair, and former CEO, JR Shaw. A true pioneer of Canadian business and a visionary of the Canadian telecommunications sector, JR passed away peacefully yesterday at the age of 85. “My family and I are at a loss for words and are deeply saddened at JR’s passing,” said Brad Shaw, CEO of Shaw Communications.

  • GlobeNewswire

    #ShawHelps: Shaw Communications Announces Series of Initiatives to Support Those Most in Need During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Shaw Communications Inc. today announced that it has pledged $1 million to Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC) to support the efforts of community food centres and agencies in cities and towns across the country while helping provide food security and empowerment to those most in need. “The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives and has significantly increased the demands placed on the organizations that are helping to provide food and resources to the most vulnerable Canadians,” said Brad Shaw, Chief Executive Officer, Shaw Communications.

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    The Motley Fool

    Canadians: Why This Market Crash Could Make or Break Your Investing Success

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  • This 1 TSX Growth Stock Is Crazy Cheap!
    The Motley Fool

    This 1 TSX Growth Stock Is Crazy Cheap!

    Shaw Communications (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) is a top TSX growth stock that's well positioned to continue expanding in the future. The post This 1 TSX Growth Stock Is Crazy Cheap! appeared first on The Motley Fool Canada.

  • Canadians: 2 High-Yield TSX Dividend Stocks to Buy Today!
    The Motley Fool

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  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Communications to Temporarily Close Freedom Mobile and Shaw Retail Stores for Two Weeks in Response to Threat of Covid-19 Virus

    Shaw Communications today announced it is temporarily closing its 116 corporate Freedom Mobile and Shaw’s 43 retail stores through March 27, as a response to the threat of the COVID-19 virus. The announcement affects corporate Freedom Mobile and Shaw retail stores across Canada. All Freedom Mobile and Shaw employees affected by this announcement will be paid for the time they would have been scheduled to work during this period.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Opens Shaw Go WiFi Network to Support Communities During COVID-19 Outbreak

    CALGARY, Alberta, March 13, 2020 -- Shaw Communications Inc. today announced it is providing free access to Shaw Go WiFi – Canada’s largest WiFi network – across Western.

  • Telecoms preparing for surge in internet use as more Canadians work from home
    Yahoo Finance Canada

    Telecoms preparing for surge in internet use as more Canadians work from home

    Several of Canada’s telecom carriers are preparing themselves for a surge of customers that will be working from home and using home internet services in order to decrease the spread of COVID-19. 

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Communications Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2020 Conference Call

    CALGARY, Alberta, March 06, 2020 -- Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) will be releasing its consolidated results for the Second Quarter (ending February 29, 2020) the morning.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Communications Is Encouraged By Pro-Competitive Policy For 3500 MHz Spectrum Auction

    Shaw Communications Inc. today said the announcement by Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Hon. Navdeep Bains to reserve a portion of the upcoming 3500 MHz spectrum auction for bidding only by regional telecom providers is a critical step toward advancing competition in the wireless market. Minister Bains said earlier today that the upcoming spectrum auction will include a 50 MHz set-aside in certain areas that will enable regional providers like Shaw’s Freedom Mobile to bid on 3500 MHz spectrum, which is foundational for the deployment of 5G in Canada.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Announces the Substantial Completion of its Multi-Year Total Business Transformation Initiative and the Retirement of Jay Mehr, President

    Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) is pleased to confirm today the substantial completion of its multi-year and enterprise-wide Total Business Transformation (“TBT”) announced in February 2018, which was focused on reinventing our operating model to better meet the changing needs and expectations of consumers and businesses. “As part of this journey, we have become a more focused, agile and accountable organization, which has allowed us to drive meaningful productivity improvements in the way we operate and invest so that we can deliver a superior connectivity experience by leveraging our world-class converged network,” said Brad Shaw, CEO of Shaw Communications.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Provides Dividend Rate Notice for Cumulative Redeemable Floating Rate Class 2 Preferred Shares, Series B

    CALGARY, Alberta, March 02, 2020 -- Shaw Communications Inc. (“Shaw”) announced today that it has given the registered shareholders of its Cumulative Redeemable Floating Rate.

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  • 2 of the Best Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2020
    The Motley Fool

    2 of the Best Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy in 2020

    Stocks like Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) pay monthly dividends — just right for income investors.

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  • Why Is Shaw (SJR) Down 0.4% Since Last Earnings Report?
    Zacks

    Why Is Shaw (SJR) Down 0.4% Since Last Earnings Report?

    Shaw (SJR) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

  • TFSA Investors: 3 Monthly Dividend Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows
    The Motley Fool

    TFSA Investors: 3 Monthly Dividend Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows

    Shaw Communications Inc (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) and these two other dividends can be great source of income for your portfolio.

  • Retirees: How to Avoid OAS Clawbacks
    The Motley Fool

    Retirees: How to Avoid OAS Clawbacks

    Why Shaw Communications Inc. (TSX:SJR.B)(NYSE:SJR) is a monthly income stock worth shielding from the Canada Revenue Agency with your TFSA.

  • GlobeNewswire

    Shaw Business Gives Business Owners Peace of Mind With LTE Backup

    Shaw Communications Inc. today announced the launch of LTE Backup for Shaw Business customers, a simple add-on solution that gives business owners peace of mind in knowing that the tools and systems they rely on are more equipped to stay online if a primary internet connection disruption were ever to occur. With LTE Backup from Shaw Business, small businesses can worry less about these risks. “Business owners depend on their critical systems and applications to run smoothly and ensure they’re able to deliver the best customer experiences possible,” said Katherine Emberly, President, Business, Brand and Communications, Shaw Communications.

  • Zooming in on TSE:SJR.B's 4.4% Dividend Yield
    Simply Wall St.

    Zooming in on TSE:SJR.B's 4.4% Dividend Yield

    Could Shaw Communications Inc. (TSE:SJR.B) be an attractive dividend share to own for the long haul? Investors are...