Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $70.54 billion
P/E Ratio 36.76
Dividend Yield 2.70%
Shares Outstanding 1.13 billion
Earnings per share 1.665
Dividend per share 1.76
Year To Date Return 23.06%
Earnings Yield 2.72%
Franking 100%
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Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
23 Feb 2021 $0.8800 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2021
25 Aug 2020 $0.1800 100.00% Special Cash 01 Oct 2020
25 Aug 2020 $0.7700 100.00% Final 01 Oct 2020
24 Feb 2020 $0.7500 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2020
30 Aug 2019 $0.7800 100.00% Final 09 Oct 2019
26 Feb 2019 $1.0000 100.00% Special Cash 10 Apr 2019
26 Feb 2019 $1.0000 100.00% Interim 10 Apr 2019
20 Aug 2018 $1.2000 100.00% Final 27 Sep 2018
26 Feb 2018 $1.0300 100.00% Interim 05 Apr 2018
22 Aug 2017 $1.2000 100.00% Final 28 Sep 2017
20 Feb 2017 $1.0300 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2017
29 Aug 2016 $0.9500 100.00% Final 05 Oct 2016
29 Feb 2016 $0.9100 100.00% Interim 07 Apr 2016
25 Aug 2015 $1.1100 100.00% 30 Sep 2015
24 Feb 2015 $0.8900 100.00% 02 Apr 2015
26 Nov 2014 $0.2500 100.00% Special Cash 16 Dec 2014
29 Aug 2014 $0.1000 100.00% Special Cash 09 Oct 2014
29 Aug 2014 $1.0500 100.00% Final 09 Oct 2014
24 Feb 2014 $0.8500 100.00% Interim 02 Apr 2014
20 Aug 2013 $1.0300 100.00% Final 27 Sep 2013
19 Feb 2013 $0.7700 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2013
21 Aug 2012 $0.9500 100.00% Final 28 Sep 2012
21 Feb 2012 $0.7000 100.00% Interim 30 Mar 2012
23 Aug 2011 $0.8500 100.00% Final 30 Sep 2011
22 Feb 2011 $0.6500 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2011
24 Aug 2010 $0.7000 100.00% Final 30 Sep 2010
23 Feb 2010 $0.5500 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2010
25 Aug 2009 $0.6000 100.00% Final 01 Oct 2009
24 Feb 2009 $0.5000 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2009

WES ASX Announcements

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DateAnnouncementPrice Sensitive?TimeNo. of PagesFile Size
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About Wesfarmers Ltd

Wesfarmers Ltd (WES) is a diversified business with broad business operations including home improvement and outdoor living, apparel and general merchandise, office supplies; and an industrials division with businesses in chemicals, energy and fertilisers, and industrial and safety products.

From its origins in 1914 as a Western Australian farmers' cooperative, Wesfarmers has grown into one of Australia's largest listed companies trading on the ASX. Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Wesfarmers subsidiaries include household names such as Bunnings Warehouse, Kmart Australia, Officeworks and more.

WES Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
03 Aug 2021 $62.21 $0.02 0.03% 1,016,918 $61.86 $62.35 $61.81
02 Aug 2021 $62.19 $1.05 1.72% 1,293,993 $61.78 $62.24 $61.56
30 Jul 2021 $61.14 $-0.29 -0.47% 1,549,795 $61.64 $61.83 $60.81
29 Jul 2021 $61.43 $-0.12 -0.19% 1,294,827 $61.13 $61.61 $61.01
28 Jul 2021 $61.55 $-0.77 -1.24% 1,694,071 $62.00 $62.25 $61.00
27 Jul 2021 $62.32 $0.02 0.03% 1,380,986 $62.50 $62.63 $61.65
26 Jul 2021 $62.30 $0.37 0.60% 1,209,143 $62.11 $62.69 $62.11
23 Jul 2021 $61.93 $0.51 0.83% 839,436 $61.21 $61.93 $61.10
22 Jul 2021 $61.42 $0.14 0.23% 1,279,496 $61.26 $61.66 $61.08
21 Jul 2021 $61.28 $1.40 2.34% 2,140,693 $60.12 $61.70 $60.12
20 Jul 2021 $59.88 $0.27 0.45% 1,530,881 $59.79 $59.98 $59.36
19 Jul 2021 $59.61 $0.49 0.83% 961,810 $59.09 $59.75 $58.86
16 Jul 2021 $59.12 $0.51 0.87% 2,056,888 $58.58 $59.15 $58.32
15 Jul 2021 $58.61 $-0.22 -0.37% 1,562,163 $59.36 $59.36 $58.31
14 Jul 2021 $58.83 $0.40 0.68% 1,975,353 $58.57 $59.00 $58.01
13 Jul 2021 $58.43 $0.14 0.24% 1,639,242 $58.64 $58.78 $58.33
12 Jul 2021 $58.29 $0.29 0.50% 1,057,452 $58.54 $58.54 $57.81
09 Jul 2021 $58.00 $-1.09 -1.84% 1,673,593 $58.61 $58.85 $57.58
08 Jul 2021 $59.09 $0.33 0.56% 1,288,266 $58.90 $59.63 $58.68
07 Jul 2021 $58.76 $0.93 1.61% 1,292,469 $57.94 $58.84 $57.94
06 Jul 2021 $57.83 $-0.85 -1.45% 1,114,601 $58.68 $58.95 $57.68

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
10 Jun 2021 Rt Hon Simon English Buy 1 $55,395
On-market trade.
31 Mar 2021 Rt Hon Simon English Issued 41 $2,062
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
31 Mar 2021 Anil Sabharwal Issued 17 $855
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
03 Dec 2020 Rob Scott Issued 82 $4,129,681
Conversion of securities.
03 Dec 2020 Rob Scott Exercise 82 $4,129,681
Conversion of securities. 175,095 - Performance shares.
19 Nov 2020 Mike Roche Buy 2 $95,745
On-market trade.
01 Oct 2020 Rt Hon Simon English Issued 47 $2,161
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
21 Sep 2020 Rob Scott Exercise 45 $1,989,683
Conversion of securities. 258,087 - Performance Shares
21 Sep 2020 Rob Scott Issued 45 $1,989,683
Conversion of securities.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Michael Alfred Chaney Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Jun 2015
Mr Chaney had a career in petroleum geology and corporate Finance. He is Chairman of the National School Resourcing Board, Director of the Centre for Independent Studies, Governor of the Forrest Research Foundation, Member of the Gresham Resources Royalties Fund Investment Committee and former Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Limited and Chancellor of The University of Western Australia.
Mr Wayne Geoffrey Osborn Non-Executive Director Mar 2010
Mr Osborn started working in the iron ore industry in the mid-1970s and joined Alcoa in 1979. He worked in various roles across the Australian business, including accountability for Alcoa's Asia Pacific operations, prior to being appointed Managing Director in 2001, retiring in 2008. Mr Osborn's directorships of listed entities (last three years), other directorships/offices (current and recent) includes Director of South32 Limited (since May 2015), Director of Alinta Holdings (retired April 2017) and Director of Alinta Energy Limited (retired April 2017)
Ms Vanessa Miscamble Wallace Non-Executive Director Jul 2010
Ms Wallace is an experienced board director and strategy management consultant who had been with Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company) for more than 25 years. She has global experience, living and working in Asia, and deep expertise in the financial services sector across the spectrum of wealth management, retail banking and insurance, with particular functional depth in risk management, post-merger integration and capturing business opportunities associated with channels, customers and markets. Ms Wallace's directorships of listed entities (last three years), other directorships/offices (current and recent) includes Managing Director of MF Advisory (since 2015), Director of SEEK Limited (since March 2017), Director of O'Connell Street Associates (since June 2018), Founding Chairman of Drop Bio Pty Ltd, a digital health company (since January 2019), Director of AMP Limited (March 2016 - May 2018) and Chairman of AMP Capital Holdings Limited (August 2016 - June 2018)
Ms Jennifer Anne Westacott Non-Executive Director Apr 2013
Ms Westacott is Chief Executive of the Business Council of Australia. Prior to that, she was a Board director and lead partner at KPMG. Jennifer has experience in critical leadership positions in the New South Wales and Victorian governments. Currently she is Adjunct Professor at the City Futures Research Centre of the University of New South Wales (since 2013), Chair of the Western City & Aerotropolis Authority (since February 2019), Chair of Studio Schools of Australia (since July 2019), Board member of Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC) Ltd (since February 2018), Member of University of New South Wales Council (since December 2019), Co-Patron of Pride in Diversity (since November 2017), Patron of The Pinnacle Foundation (since March 2019) and former Chair of the Mental Health Council of Australia (retired August 2019). She is member of Risk Committee.
Ms Sharon Lee Warburton Non-Executive Director Aug 2019
Ms Warburton has board and executive experience in corporate strategy, business operations, !nance, accounting and risk management, particularly in the resources, construction, infrastructure and property sectors, along with expertise in governance and remuneration. She was previously Executive Director Strategy and Finance at Brookfield Multiplex, and held senior management roles with ALDAR Properties PJSC in the United Arab Emirates, Citigroup in Sydney and Rio Tinto Limited in London and Perth. Ms Warburton's directorships of listed entities (last three years), other directorships/offices (current and recent) includes Director of Gold Road Resources Limited (since May 2016), Director of Worley Limited (since February 2019), Director of the Perth Children's Hospital Foundation (since February 2014), Member of the Takeovers Panel (since May 2015), Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Strategy at Curtin University Faculty of Business and Law (since April 2019), Director and Co-Deputy Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (retired March 2020) and Director of NEXTDC Limited (retired March 2020). She is chair of Risk Committee.
Mr Rob Scott Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Feb 2017
Mr Scott is Chairman of Rowing Australia (since October 2014), Chairman and director of the flybuys joint venture with Coles Group Limited (since December 2018, resigned as Chairman in June 2020), Member of UWA Business School Advisory Board (since August 2017) and was former Director of Gresham Partners Group Limited (resigned July 2018) and Director of Gresham Partners Holding Limited (resigned July 2018).
Mr Rt Hon Simon William (Bill) English Non-Executive Director Apr 2018
Mr English was Minister of Finance and Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand from October 2008 to December 2016 and Prime Minister until the change of government in October 2017. He retired from parliament in March 2018. Bill has also held ministerial roles in health, education, housing, and revenue since his election to parliament in 1990. He has long-term interests in economic restructuring, sound microeconomic policy, and social policy reform. Mr English's directorships of listed entities (last three years), other directorships/offices (current and recent) includes Chairman of Mount Cook Alpine Salmon (since July 2018), Chairman of Manawanui Support Ltd (since April 2019), Chairman of Impact Lab Ltd (since May 2019), Director of The Instillery (since August 2019), Panel member of NSW Federal Financial Relations Review (since August 2019) and Advisor to Jarden Financial Services (since May 2018). He is member of Risk Committee.
Mr Mike Roche Non-Executive Director Feb 2019
Mr Roche has more than 40 years experience in the Finance sector where he held senior positions firstly as an actuary with National Mutual/AXA and then in investment banking where he provided strategic, financial, merger and acquisition, and capital advice to major corporations, private equity and government clients. Mike spent more than 20 years with Deutsche Bank including 10 years as Head of Mergers and Acquisitions where he advised on major takeovers and privatisations. He stepped down as Deutsche Bank's Chairman of Mergers and Acquisitions (Australia and New Zealand) in 2016, and was a member of the Takeovers Panel for two terms from 2008 to 2014. Mr Roche's Director of MaxCap Group Pty Ltd (since April 2019), Director of Six Park Asset Management since December 2017), Director of Te Pahau Management Ltd since November 2017), Trustee Director of Energy Industries Superannuation Scheme Pty Ltd (since November 2016) and Panel member of Adara Partners (Aust) Pty Ltd since April 2017).
Mr Anil Sabharwal Non-Executive Director Feb 2021
Mr Sabharwal is Vice President of Product Management at Google and the company's senior product and engineering leader in Australia and New Zealand. He is also an advisor to venture capital manager, AirTree Ventures. Mr Sabharwal's 12 years at Google have included leading the strategy and team behind the launch of Google Photos in 2015. He later led product, design and engineering for Google Chrome. Before joining Google, he co-founded online learning company Desire2Learn, headquartered in Canada, and was General Manager of the knowledge management division in Australia for human resources company, Talent2.
Ms Vicki Robinson General Manager - Legal (Corporate)Company Secretary Mar 2020
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Anthony Gianotti Chief Financial Officer
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Vicki Robinson General Manager - Legal (Corporate)Company Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 258,627,814 22.81%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 182,605,556 16.11%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 59,955,587 5.29%
National Nominees Limited 27,103,517 2.39%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (Agency Lending DRP A/C) 21,011,386 1.85%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd (DRP) 9,380,324 0.83%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C) 8,530,195 0.75%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 7,372,000 0.65%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Colonial First State Inv A/C) 7,078,572 0.62%
CPU Share Plans Pty Limited (WESAP DFE Control A/C) 5,087,149 0.45%
Argo Investments Limited 5,040,027 0.44%
CPU Share Plans Pty Limited (WES Exu Control A/C) 3,486,180 0.31%
Milton Corporation Limited 2,877,375 0.25%
Netwealth Investments Limited (Wrap Services A/C) 2,856,856 0.25%
Goldman Sachs Australia + Nominee Holdings Pty Ltd (WES Ltd Div Inv Plan A/C) 2,661,826 0.23%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited i 2,257,511 0.20%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd (DRP A/C) 1,911,134 0.17%
Australian Executor Trustees Limited (IPS Super A/C) 1,833,228 0.16%
AMP Life Limited 1,750,973 0.15%
Mr Peter Alexander Brown 1,552,825 0.14%

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