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Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHLJ.J)

WHLJ.J on Johannesburg Stock Exchange

5,884.00ZAc
18 Sep 2019
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-44.00 (-0.74%)
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Woolworths FY HEPS 342.9 Cents, Books A$437.4 Mln Charge At David Jones In Australia
Thursday, 29 Aug 2019 

Aug 29 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::PRELIMINARY AUDITED GROUP RESULTS FOR THE 53 WEEKS ENDED 30 JUNE 2019 AND CASH DIVIDEND DECLARATION.CHALLENGING ECONOMIC AND TRADING CONDITIONS IN BOTH SOUTH AFRICA AND AUSTRALIA CONTINUED TO WEIGH ON GROUP RESULTS.IN SOUTH AFRICA, A STEADY IMPROVEMENT IN WOOLWORTHS FASHION BUSINESS WAS EXPERIENCED THROUGHOUT SECOND HALF OF YEAR.IN AUSTRALIA, DAVID JONES EXPERIENCED PEAK DISRUPTION FROM REFURBISHMENT OF FLAGSHIP SYDNEY STORE, IMPACTING SALES BY ABOUT 3% IN H2.IMPAIRMENT CHARGE OF A$437.4 MILLION WAS RECOGNISED AT 30 JUNE 2019, REDUCING VALUATION OF DAVID JONES TO APPROXIMATELY A$965.0 MILLION.IN SOUTH AFRICA, CONSUMER SPENDING IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN CONSTRAINED.EXPECT FOOD TO CONTINUE TO TRADE AHEAD OF MARKET AND FOR FBH TO CONTINUE ITS TURNAROUND.IN AUSTRALIA, WE BELIEVE RETAIL MARKET WILL CONTINUE TO BE TOUGH WITH HEAVY DISCOUNTING AND PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITY.FY REVENUE 75 179 MILLION RAND VERSUS 70 572 MILLION RAND.FY HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE 342.9 CENTS.FY ADJUSTED DILUTED HEADLINE EARNINGS PER SHARE DOWN 2.1% TO 356.3 CPS.  Full Article

Woolworths Says FY HEPS For Pro Forma 52 Weeks Expected Between 320.3 To 337.6 Cents
Thursday, 1 Aug 2019 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::JSE: WHL - WHL02 - TRADING STATEMENT: 53 WEEKS ENDED 30 JUNE 2019.WOOLWORTHS - FY EPS, HEPS AND ADJUSTED DILUTED HEPS FOR PRO FORMA 52 WEEKS ENDED 23 JUNE 2019 ARE EXPECTED BETWEEN 320.3 TO 337.6 CENTS.WOOLWORTHS - SEES FY ADJUSTED DILUTED HEPS BETWEEN 345.9 TO 364.1 CENTS.  Full Article

Woolworths Says Total Sales Growth For 53 Weeks Was 5.9% Vs 3.9% For 52 Weeks Last Year
Thursday, 11 Jul 2019 

July 11 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::TRADING UPDATE: 53 WEEKS ENDED 30 JUNE 2019.IN SOUTH AFRICA, AFTER A 2.0% DECLINE IN SALES IN HY, WOOLWORTHS FASHION, BEAUTY AND HOME SALES PERFORMANCE IMPROVED IN SECOND HALF.RETAIL TRADING CONDITIONS IN AUSTRALIA REMAIN CHALLENGING.IN SOUTH AFRICA, WOOLWORTHS FASHION, BEAUTY AND HOME SALES PERFORMANCE IMPROVED IN SECOND HALF, GROWING BY 5.5%.GROUP TOTAL SALES GROWTH FOR 53 WEEKS WAS 5.9% VERSUS 3.9% FOR 52 WEEKS OF LAST YEAR.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings Says Coronation Asset Management Holds 5.02% Of Co's Total Issued Share Capital
Friday, 21 Jun 2019 

June 21 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::NOTIFICATION IN TERMS OF SECTION 122(3) OF THE COMPANIES ACT.CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT ON BEHALF ITS CLIENTS, HAS ACQUIRED AN INTEREST IN SECURITIES IN COMPANY.CORONATION ASSET MANAGEMENT'S TOTAL INTEREST IN SECURITIES OF CO AMOUNTS TO 5.02% OF TOTAL ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF CO.  Full Article

Woolworths Appoints Belinda Earl As Independent Non-Exec Director
Thursday, 9 May 2019 

May 9 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::APPOINTMENT OF INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.APPOINTMENT OF BELINDA EARL AS AN INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR.  Full Article

Woolworths Holdings Notifies Of Acquisition Of Securities
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 

Feb 13 (Reuters) - Woolworths Holdings Ltd ::TOTAL INTEREST IN ORDINARY SHARES OF CO HELD BY ALLAN GRAY (PTY) LIMITED CLIENTS IS 15.1613% OF TOTAL ISSUED ORDINARY SHARES.  Full Article

Woolworths Group Sales For 20 Weeks Up 2.7 Pct
Thursday, 15 Nov 2018 

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 

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 

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 

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

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South Africa's Woolworths buoyed by fashion turnaround, shares rise

JOHANNESBURG South African retailer Woolworths Holdings Ltd reported a 2.1% drop in annual earnings on Thursday but cheered investors with a turnaround in its Fashion, Beauty and Home business that had weighed on sales.