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Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHLJ.J)

WHLJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

4,548.65ZAc
22 May 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Woolworths HY HEPS 200.4 Cents
Thursday, 21 Feb 2019 

Feb 21 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD HY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE: -2.9% TO 200.4 CPS.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD HY ADJUSTED DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE: -9.2% TO 202.9 CPS.HY TURNOVER AND CONCESSION SALES: +1.9% TO R39.4 BILLION.WHY INTERIM DIVIDEND PER SHARE: -15.2% TO 92.0 CPS.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD HY DAVID JONES SALES INCREASED BY 1.0% FOR PERIOD.TRADING CONDITIONS UNLIKELY TO IMPROVE IN SHORT-TERM IN EITHER SOUTH AFRICA AND IN AUSTRALIA.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD HY DAVID JONES COMPARABLE STORE SALES GREW BY 0.9%.HY WOOLWORTHS FOOD SALES INCREASED BY 6.3% , WHILE COMPARABLE STORE SALES INCREASED BY 4.2%.HY WOOLWORTHS FINANCIAL SERVICES HAD A STRONG HALF, WITH AVERAGE DEBTORS BOOK GROWING BY 4.0%.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings Announces Resignation Of Directors
Monday, 11 Feb 2019 

Feb 11 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::CHANGES TO THE BOARD OF WHL – RESIGNATION OF DIRECTORS.GAIL KELLY & PATRICK ALLAWAY HAVE RESIGNED AS INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS OF COMPANY WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT.  Full Article

Woolworths Says Its Australian unit's CEO David Thomas Resigns
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 7 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::RESIGNATION OF DAVID JONES CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER.DAVID THOMAS, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF DAVID JONES, AN AUSTRALIAN SUBSIDIARY OF WHL, HAS RESIGNED FOR PERSONAL REASONS.A REPLACEMENT CEO FOR DAVID JONES WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN DUE COURSE.WHL GROUP CEO, IAN MOIR, WILL WORK DIRECTLY WITH DAVID JONES MANAGEMENT TEAM IN INTERIM.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings Sees 2018 HEPS 196 To 206.3 Cents
Thursday, 17 Jan 2019 

Jan 17 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::TRADING UPDATE AND TRADING STATEMENT: 26 WEEKS ENDED 23 DECEMBER 2018.GROUP SALES FOR 26 WEEKS ENDED 23 DECEMBER 2018 INCREASED BY 1.9 PCT COMPARED TO 26 WEEKS ENDED 24 DECEMBER 2017.SALES GROWTH WAS IMPACTED BY ONE DAY LESS OF PRE-CHRISTMAS TRADE, COMPARED TO LAST YEAR.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS SEES 2018 HEPS 196.0 TO 206.3 CENTS.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS SEES 2018 ADJUSTED DILUTED HEPS 195.5 CENTS TO 206.6 CENTS.  Full Article

Woolworths Says Coronation Asset Management Now Holds 5.06 Pct Of Total Issued Shares In Co
Monday, 3 Dec 2018 

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::RECEIVED NOTIFICATION THAT CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT LIMITED ON BEHALF ITS CLIENTS HAD ACQUIRED AN INTEREST IN SECURITIES IN COMPANY.CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT NOW HOLDS 5.06% OF TOTAL ISSUED ORDINARY SHARES IN CO.  Full Article

Woolworths Says Coronation Asset Management Now Holds 5.01 Pct Of Total Issued Ordinary Shares In Co
Monday, 12 Nov 2018 

Nov 12 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::RECEIVED FORMAL NOTIFICATION THAT CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD ON BEHALF ITS CLIENTS HAD ACQUIRED AN INTEREST IN SECURITIES IN COMPANY.CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT NOW HOLDS 5.01% OF TOTAL ISSUED ORDINARY SHARES IN CO.  Full Article

Woolworths Appoints Hubert Brody As Deputy Chairman Of Board
Monday, 12 Nov 2018 

Nov 12 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::HUBERT BRODY HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS DEPUTY CHAIRMAN OF BOARD.SIMON SUSMAN (CHAIRMAN OF BOARD) AND TOM BOARDMAN (LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR) WILL STEP DOWN FROM THEIR RESPECTIVE POSITIONS.ANTICIPATED THAT BOARD WILL APPOINT HUBERT AS CHAIRMAN OF BOARD.ANTICIPATED THAT BOARD WILL APPOINT ZARINA BASSA AS LEAD INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR WITH EFFECT FROM CONCLUSION OF 2019 WHL AGM.SIMON WILL BECOME HONORARY PRESIDENT UPON CONCLUSION OF 2019 WHL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, FOLLOWING HIS STEPPING DOWN AS A DIRECTOR.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings Says Sizakele Mzimela Resigns As Independent Non-Executive Director
Monday, 5 Nov 2018 

Nov 5 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::SIZAKELE MZIMELA HAS RESIGNED AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings FY Group Sales Up 2.9 Pct In Constant Currency
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 

July 19 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::FY COMPARABLE STORE SALES FOR WOOLWORTHS FOOD WERE UP 4.8%, WITH NET RETAIL SPACE GROWING BY 3.5%.IN SOUTH AFRICA, WOOLWORTHS FASHION, BEAUTY AND HOME ("FBH") SALES DECLINED BY 2.9% IN SECOND HALF.SEES 2018 HEPS OF 336.7 CENTS TO 357.8 CENTS.FY WOOLWORTHS FOOD INCREASED SALES BY A MARKET-LEADING 8.4%.GROUP SALES FOR 52 WEEKS ENDED 24 JUNE 2018 INCREASED BY 1.6% VS PRIOR YEAR (AND BY 2.9% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY).  Full Article

Woolworths Says ‍Sales Rose 2.5 Pct For First 26 Weeks Of 2018
Monday, 15 Jan 2018 

Jan 15 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::‍SALES FOR FIRST 26 WEEKS OF 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR INCREASED BY 2.5% OVER PRIOR PERIOD (AND BY 2.9% IN CONSTANT CURRENCY TERMS)​.EXPECTS ‍HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE (HEPS) FOR 26-WEEK PERIOD ENDED 24 DECEMBER 2017 TO BE WITHIN RANGE OF -12.5% TO -17.5% OR 200.1 TO 212.3 CENTS​.EXPECTS ‍HEPS ADJUSTED DILUTED FOR 26-WEEK PERIOD ENDED 24 DECEMBER 2017 TO BE WITHIN RANGE OF -7.5% TO -12.5% OR 214.3 TO 226.5 CENTS​.  Full Article

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