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Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHLJ.J)

WHLJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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16 Aug 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

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

Woolworths says group sales for first 26-week of FY17 up 6.7 pct
Thursday, 12 Jan 2017 12:05am EST 

Woolworths Holdings Limited : Group sales for first 26 weeks of 2017 financial year increased by 6.7 pct compared to prior year. . Woolworths financial services debtors' book reflected year-on-year growth of 2.3 pct at end of december 2016 . Woolworths clothing and general merchandise sales increased by 3.5 pct. . For 26 weeks to dec. 25, sales in comparable stores grew by 1.2 pct and retail space grew by a net 2.9 pct. . Sees heps for 26 week to dec 26 down between 2.5 pct to 7.5 pct to 234.5-247.2 cents per share .Sees adjusted heps for 26 weeks to dec 25 down between 0 pct to 5.0 pct, to 238.3-250.8 cents per share.  Full Article

Woolworths 19-week group sales rise 8.9 pct
Friday, 11 Nov 2016 12:05am EST 

Woolworths Holdings Ltd : Trading update: 19 weeks ended Nov. 6, 2016 . Group sales for first 19 weeks of 2017 financial year increased by 8.9 pct . Woolworths clothing and general merchandise sales increased by 2.0 pct. Price movement was 7.0 pct . Sales in comparable Woolworths clothing and general merchandise stores were 0.8 pct lower and retail space grew by a net 2.9 pct . Woolworths food sales increased by 9.1 pct, with price movement of 9.2 pct. Sales in comparable stores grew by 4.9 pct and retail space grew by a net 8.3 pct . David Jones sales increased by 2.2 pct in Australian Dollar terms. Sales in comparable storesgrew by 0.6 pct and retail space grew by a net 3.4 pct .As summer arrives, we are seeing sales improve, albeit in challenging conditions in both markets.  Full Article

South Africa's Woolworths recalls frozen savory rice product amid listeria outbreak in Europe

JOHANNESBURG South African department store chain Woolworths Holdings Ltd is recalling a frozen savory rice mix following a worldwide product recall issued by the Hungarian Food Safety Agency due to an outbreak of listeria in Europe.