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Wesfarmers Ltd (WES.AX)

WES.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

13 Dec 2017
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Wesfarmers Limited is engaged in various business operations, such as supermarkets, liquor, hotels and convenience stores; home improvement; office supplies, and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilizers, industrial and safety products and coal. The Company's segments include Coles; Home... (more)


Beta: 0.95
Market Cap(Mil.): $46,453.43
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,133.84
Dividend: 1.20
Yield (%): 5.44


  Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): -- 55.48 16.44
EPS (TTM): -- -- --
ROI: -- 17.32 10.62
ROE: -- 19.29 14.20

Australia's Woolworths beats Coles in food sales growth for third straight quarter

SYDNEY Australian supermarket operator Woolworths Ltd said on it on Tuesday it had logged robust quarterly food sales growth, outpacing rival Coles for a third straight quarter on the back of aggressive discounting.

31 Oct 2017

UPDATE 2-Australia's Woolworths beats Coles in food sales growth for 3rd straight quarter

* Woolworths posts 4.9 pct food sales growth vs Coles' 0.3 pct

31 Oct 2017

Australian third-quarter inflation surprisingly soft, rate hike more distant

SYDNEY Australian consumer prices were surprisingly tame last quarter while core inflation stayed below target for almost a second full year, leading investors to pare back the already slim chance of a rate hike for months to come.

25 Oct 2017

British hardware hammers Australia's Wesfarmers

SYDNEY Australia's biggest company by revenue, retail-to-coal giant Wesfarmers Ltd , posted sluggish first-quarter supermarket sales growth on Wednesday and said earnings from its newly-acquired British hardware stores had plunged.

25 Oct 2017

UPDATE 2-Australian Q3 inflation surprisingly soft, rate hike more distant

* Cash rates seen on hold for a long while yet - economists (Updates with economist comment, Coles earnings, updates A$ level)

25 Oct 2017

UPDATE 2-British hardware hammers Australia's Wesfarmers

* Wesfarmers shares suffer biggest daily fall in 1 yr (Recasts on Coles and UK, adds management, shareholder and stockbroker quotes)

25 Oct 2017

Australian shares ride higher on miners; NZ subdued as Fletcher weighs

Oct 25 Australian shares pushed higher on Wednesday, led by miners, which rallied on robust metal prices, though a retreat of banking stocks' early gains and a slide in conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd capped gains.

25 Oct 2017

BRIEF-Wesfarmers Ltd says quarterly headline food and liquor sales was $‍7,968​ million

* Qtrly headline food and liquor sales $‍7,968​ million versus $7,850 million a year ago

24 Oct 2017

UPDATE 1-New Hope says looking for more coal acquisitions in Australia

* Shares rise as much as 5.6 pct (Adds New Hope MD's comments)

19 Sep 2017

UPDATE 2-Australia's Wesfarmers posts record profit as diversification pays

* Coal, hardware, department stores grow; supermarkets down (Recasts throughout, adds CEO quote, broker quote)

17 Aug 2017

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