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Wesfarmers Ltd (WES.AX)

WES.AX on Australia Stock Exchange

42.93AUD
29 Jul 2016
Change (% chg)

$0.11 (+0.26%)
Prev Close
$42.82
Open
$42.80
Day's High
$43.00
Day's Low
$42.70
Volume
2,902,295
Avg. Vol
2,272,714
52-wk High
$44.12
52-wk Low
$36.65

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About

Wesfarmers Limited is engaged in diversified businesses. The Company's segments include Retail, Industrial and Other. The Retail segment includes Coles, a supermarket and liquor retailer, including a hotel portfolio, retailer of fuel and operator of convenience stores; Home Improvement and Office Supplies (HIOS), which retails... (more)

Overall

Beta: 0.77
Market Cap(Mil.): $48,344.81
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,126.13
Dividend: 0.91
Yield (%): 4.71

Financials

  WES.AX Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 19.62 36.39 27.13
EPS (TTM): 2.19 -- --
ROI: 8.01 12.74 8.92
ROE: 9.89 14.57 12.18

Australia, NZ shares up again as global rally continues

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, July 13 Australian shares rose for a fifth straight day on Wednesday, aided by banking and resources counters and by hopes of economic stimulus in some major countries.

Jul 12 2016

Australia shares falter on financials, retailers; NZ up

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, May 26 Australian shares slipped on Thursday despite a firmer start to the session, shrugging off overnight gains on Wall Street as weakness in financial and consumer staples sectors offset a rally in miners.

May 25 2016

Australia's Wesfarmers signals $1.6 bln hit on Target, coal

SYDNEY, May 25 Australian diversified conglomerate Wesfarmers Ltd said it will take impairment charges totalling up to A$2.2 billion ($1.6 billion) in fiscal 2016, citing weak coal prices and difficult market conditions at discount department store Target.

May 24 2016

RPT-Target Australia chief resigns amid probe into rebate scheme

SYDNEY, April 8 The managing director of Wesfarmers Ltd's Target department stores, Stuart Machin, resigned on Friday amid an investigation into whether the retailer inflated earnings by bringing forward supplier rebates.

Apr 10 2016

Target Australia chief resigns amid probe into rebate scheme

SYDNEY, April 8 The managing director of Wesfarmers Ltd's Target department stores, Stuart Machin, resigned on Friday amid an investigation into whether the retailer inflated earnings by bringing forward supplier rebates.

Apr 08 2016

Glencore, partners in Australian port face heavy cost of boom era bet

MELBOURNE Glencore and five other miners backing the world's most expensive coal port in Australia face extra annual charges of A$150 million after the restructuring of one of their partners this month, the latest to buckle under slumping commodity prices.

Mar 17 2016

REFILE-Glencore, partners in Australian port face heavy cost of boom era bet

MELBOURNE, March 17 Glencore and five other miners backing the world's most expensive coal port in Australia face extra annual charges of A$150 million after the restructuring of one of their partners this month, the latest to buckle under slumping commodity prices.

Mar 17 2016

Australian PM backs tough competition laws opposed by business lobby

SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday he would back a controversial change to the country's competition laws that would reduce the power of big businesses to monopolize markets and squeeze out smaller competitors.

Mar 16 2016

Australian PM backs tough competition laws opposed by business lobby

SYDNEY, March 16 Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday he would back a controversial change to the country's competition laws that would reduce the power of big businesses to monopolise markets and squeeze out smaller competitors.

Mar 15 2016

Fitch Affirms Wesfarmers Ltd at 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) SYDNEY, March 14 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Australia-based retailer Wesfarmers Limited's (Wesfarmers) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured rating at 'BBB+'. The Outlook is Stable. Wesfarmers' retail businesses have continued their strong performance, with EBIT growth of 9.2% in the six months to December 2015. However this has largely been offset by weakness in the Resources business - due to low pri

Mar 14 2016

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