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Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHLJ.J)

WHLJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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23 Jan 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Woolworths Group Sales For 20 Weeks Up 2.7 Pct
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 12:49am EST 

Nov 15 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::TRADING UPDATE AND TRADING STATEMENT.GROUP SALES FOR FIRST 20 WEEKS ENDED 11 NOVEMBER 2018 INCREASED BY 2.7% COMPARED TO 20 WEEKS ENDED 12 NOVEMBER 2017.IN SOUTH AFRICA, WOOLWORTHS FASHION, BEAUTY AND HOME SALES DECLINED BY 3.3% FOR 20 WEEKS ENDED 11 NOVEMBER.HY EPS EXPECTED TO BE MORE THAN 100% (MORE THAN 505.9 CENTS) HIGHER THAN REPORTED EPS FOR HY LAST YEAR.SALES IN SOUTH AFRICA FOR Q1 WERE AFFECTED BY SIGNIFICANTLY SMALLER WINTER SALE.REGULAR SALES IN OCTOBER, PARTICULARLY IN WOMENSWEAR, HAVE SHOWN A POSITIVE TREND IN SOUTH AFRICA.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings' FY HEPS Falls 17.7 Pct
Thursday, 23 Aug 2018 01:05am EDT 

Aug 23 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE DOWN 17.7% TO 346.3 CPS.FY TOTAL DIVIDEND PER SHARE DOWN 23.6% TO 239.0 CPS.FY ADJUSTED DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE DOWN 12.8% TO 364.1 CPS.FY TURNOVER AND CONCESSION SALES UP 1.6% TO R75.2 BILLION.SAYS "2018 HAS BEEN A DIFFICULT YEAR".REDUCED COST BASE BY A$25 MILLION ACROSS AUSTRALIA.TRADING FOR FIRST SEVEN WEEKS OF NEW FINANCIAL YEAR HAS SHOWN POSITIVE SIGNS.SALES IN WOOLWORTHS FASHION, BEAUTY AND HOME ARE DOWN 1.7% FOR FIRST SEVEN WEEKS OF NEW FINANCIAL YEAR.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings Says Will Simplify Australian Regional Leadership Structure
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 01:05am EDT 

May 22 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD - GROUP HAS TAKEN DECISION TO SIMPLIFY ITS AUSTRALIAN REGIONAL LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD - ROLE OF REGIONAL CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED AND CONSEQUENTLY JOHN DIXON WILL LEAVE GROUP.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD - JOHN HAS RESIGNED AS AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF WHL WITH EFFECT FROM 21 MAY 2018.WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD - CHIEF EXECUTIVES OF GROUP'S TWO AUSTRALIAN OPERATING DIVISIONS DAVID THOMAS, CEO: DAVID JONES AND SCOTT FYFE, CEO: COUNTRY ROAD GROUP WILL REPORT DIRECTLY TO IAN MOIR, GROUP CEO.  Full Article

Woolworths Says 26-WK HEPS Down 15.0% To 206.3 Cents
Thursday, 22 Feb 2018 12:05am EST 

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::‍GROUP SALES FOR FIRST 26 WEEKS OF 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR INCREASED BY 2.5% TO R38.8 BILLION​.‍26-WK EARNINGS PER SHARE, WHICH INCLUDES BOTH IMPAIRMENT CHARGE AND LAST YEAR'S PROPERTY DISPOSAL, DECREASED BY 246.6%​.26-WK ‍HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE DOWN 15.0% TO 206.3 CPS​.‍INTERIM DIVIDEND PER SHARE DOWN 18.4% TO 108.5 CPS​.26-WK ‍ADJUSTED DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE DOWN 8.8% TO 223.4 CPS​.26-WK ‍RETURN ON EQUITY RISES TO 20.1% FROM 22.8%​.‍IN SOUTH AFRICA, TRADING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN CHALLENGING IN SECOND HALF​.WOOLWORTHS - ‍IN AUSTRALIA, GROWTH AND CONSUMER SENTIMENT IS ALSO EXPECTED TO IMPROVE SLOWLY ON BACK OF IMPROVING ECONOMIC INDICATORS​.  Full Article

Woolworths Says ‍Sales Rose 2.5 Pct For First 26 Weeks Of 2018
Monday, 15 Jan 2018 02:07am EST 

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

Woolworths Recalls T-Shirts After Being Alerted To Potential Use Of Animal Fur
Wednesday, 13 Dec 2017 06:44am EST 

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::WAS ALERTED TO POTENTIAL USE OF ANIMAL FUR IN POM-POM TRIMS ON THREE CHILDREN'S T-SHIRTS.WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT, PRODUCT WAS REMOVED OFF SHELF, PENDING FURTHER INVESTIGATION​.‍INDEPENDENT TESTING WAS COMMISSIONED AND HAS CONFIRMED THAT FIBRE USED IN POM-POM TRIM IS INDEED ANIMAL FUR​.THIS INCIDENT IS RELATED TO THREE T-SHIRTS, OF WHICH 1,276 WERE SOLD COLLECTIVELY.  Full Article

South Africa's Woolworths posts 2.6 pct rise in sales during first 20 weeks of 2018
Thursday, 16 Nov 2017 12:05am EST 

Nov 16 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd :‍GROUP SALES FOR FIRST 20 WEEKS OF 2018 FINANCIAL YEAR INCREASED BY 2.6%​.FINANCIAL SERVICES DEBTORS' BOOK REFLECTED POSITIVE YOY GROWTH OF 4.8% AT END OF OCT 2017, WITH STRONG GROWTH IN CREDIT CARD PORTFOLIO​.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings says FY headline earnings per share down 7.6 pct to 420.9 cents
Thursday, 24 Aug 2017 01:06am EDT 

Aug 24 (Reuters) - WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LTD ::FY REVENUE OF 69.45 BILLION RAND VERSUS 66.98 BILLION RAND YEAR AGO.FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE DOWN 7.6 PCT TO 420.9 CPS.FY PROFIT BEFORE TAX OF 6.73 BILLION RAND VERSUS 6.03 BILLION RAND YEAR AGO.DECLARED FINAL GROSS CASH DIVIDEND PER ORDINARY SHARE OF 180.0 CENTS.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings sees FY adjusted diluted HEPS down 5.0 pct to 10.0 pct
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 11:05am EDT 

July 13 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::Group sales for 52 weeks ended 25 June 2017 increased by 3.0 pct compared to prior year.Growth in second half was impacted by increasingly difficult trading conditions, in both South Africa and Australasia.Woolworths South Africa's FY clothing and general merchandise sales increased by 1.4 pct, with price movement of 6.6 pct.Sees FY adjusted diluted HEPS to decrease in the range of 5.0 pct to 10.0 pct to 408.1 cents to 430.7 cents.  Full Article

Woolworths says new regional structure for Australasian units
Friday, 24 Mar 2017 01:05am EDT 

Woolworths Holdings Ltd - : Announce a new regional structure for its Australasian businesses, David Jones and Country Road Group .New regional structure will have no impact on combined headcount of David Jones and Country Road Group businesses.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-South Africa's Woolworths hit by sluggish sales, earnings warning

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 17 Shares in Woolworths fell more than 8 percent on Thursday after the South African department store operator posted slower half-year sales growth and said it expected its headline earnings to drop by 5 percent in the period.