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wesfarmers ltd (WES) Snapshot

Open
A$43.00
Previous Close
A$43.10
Day High
A$43.10
Day Low
A$42.70
52 Week High
08/20/14 - A$45.78
52 Week Low
10/8/13 - A$40.47
Market Cap
48.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
2.4M
EPS TTM
A$1.40
Shares Outstanding
1.1B
EX-Date
08/29/14
P/E TM
30.6x
Dividend
A$2.71
Dividend Yield
7.79%
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wesfarmers ltd (WES) Details

Wesfarmers Limited is engaged in the retail; coal mining and production; gas processing and distribution; industrial and safety product distribution; chemicals and fertilizers manufacturing; and investment businesses in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company operates 762 Coles and Bi-Lo supermarkets; 831 liquor stores under the Liquorland, Vintage Cellars, and First Choice Liquor brand names; 90 hotels; 642 fuel and convenience stores under the Coles Express name; and an online supermarket. It also offers home improvement and outdoor living products through 223 large warehouse stores, 64 smaller format stores, and 33 trade centers under the Bunnings name; office products and solutions through Officeworks stores; apparel and general merchandise through 192 Kmart stores and 300 Target stores; and automotive services, repairs, and tires through 243 Kmart Tyre & Auto Service centers, as well as is involved in the retail of building materials, and office and technology products. In addition, the company is engaged in property business; and supplying and distributing maintenance, repair, and operating products. Further, it manufactures and markets industrial gases and equipment; and extracts, markets, and distributes LPG and LNG. Additionally, the company offers chemicals for industry, mining, and mineral processing activities; broadacre and horticultural fertilizers; and industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as holds interests in the Curragh and Bengalla cola mines in Australia. Wesfarmers Limited was founded in 1914 and is based in Perth, Australia.

203,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 09/9/14
Founded in 1914

wesfarmers ltd (WES) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director an...
Total Annual Compensation: A$6.8M
Finance Director and Director
Total Annual Compensation: A$3.5M
Managing Director of Home Improvement & Offic...
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.7M
Managing Director of Kmart Division
Total Annual Compensation: A$2.3M
Managing Director of Wesfarmers Chemicals, En...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.9M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

wesfarmers ltd (WES) Key Developments

Wesfarmers Limited Announces Director Retirements

Wesfarmers announced that Colin Carter, AM and Charles Macek will retire as non-executive directors of the company at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting to be held in Perth on 20 November 2014. Mr. Carter and Mr. Macek retire by rotation and are not seeking re-election.

Wesfarmers Limited Declares Final Ordinary and Special Dividend, Payable on October 9, 2014

Wesfarmers Limited announces final ordinary dividend (fully-franked) of $1.05 declared taking full-year ordinary dividend to $1.90, up 5.6%. The company also announces special centenary dividend (fully-franked) of $0.10 declared taking full-year total dividend to $2.00. Ex dividend date for Final and Special Dividends is August 29, 2014. Record date for Final and Special Dividends is September 2, 2014. Payment date for Final and Special Dividends is October 9, 2014.

Wesfarmers Limited Reports Group Earnings Results for the Year Ended June 30, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

Wesfarmers Limited reported group earnings results for the year ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported operating revenue of AUD 62,348 million compared to AUD 59,832 million a year ago. EBITDA was AUD 5,273 million compared to AUD 4,729 million a year ago. EBIT was AUD 4,150 million compared to AUD 3,658 million a year ago. EBIT (excluding NTIs) was AUD 3,786 million compared to AUD 3,658 million a year ago. EBIT from continuing operations (excluding NTIs) was AUD 3,566 million compared to AUD 3,453 million a year ago. Net profit after tax was AUD 2,689 million compared to AUD 2,261 million a year ago. Net profit after tax (excluding NTIs) was AUD 2,398 million compared to AUD 2,261 million a year ago. Operating cash flow was AUD 3,226 million compared to AUD 3,931 million a year ago. Earnings per share were AUD 234.6 compared to AUD 195.9 a year ago. Earnings per share (excluding NTIs) were AUD 209.2 compared to AUD 195.9 a year ago. Operating cash flow per share was AUD 281 compared to AUD 339.7 a year ago. Return on equity was 10.5% compared to 8.9% a year ago. Net capital expenditure was AUD 1,216 million compared to AUD 1,672 million a year ago. For the fiscal year 2015, the company expects net capital expenditure of AUD 1.5 billion to AUD 1.9 billion.

 

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