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Market Cap $75.30 billion
P/E Ratio 30.30
Dividend Yield 2.94%
Shares Outstanding 1.13 billion
Earnings per share 2.176
Dividend per share 1.82
Year To Date Return 17.20%
Earnings Yield 3.30%
Franking 100%
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  • Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES)
    Latest News

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    Wesfarmers share price pops 5% to new high after dividend hike

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    Wesfarmers share price on watch amid stellar first-half Kmart growth

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Wesfarmers traditionally makes two fully-franked dividend payments to shareholders yearly, payable in March and October. 

    Yes, Wesfarmers offers a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) as an alternative to receiving cash dividends on ordinary shares.

    Wesfarmers listed on the ASX in November 1984.

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    20 Feb 2024 $0.9100 100.00% Interim 27 Mar 2024
    30 Aug 2023 $1.0300 100.00% Final 05 Oct 2023
    20 Feb 2023 $0.8800 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2023
    31 Aug 2022 $1.0000 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2022
    22 Feb 2022 $0.8000 100.00% Interim 30 Mar 2022
    01 Sep 2021 $0.9000 100.00% Final 07 Oct 2021
    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 $1.0000 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
    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
    26 Aug 2008 $1.3500 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2008
    27 Feb 2008 $0.6500 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2008
    08 Nov 2007 $1.4000 100.00% Final 29 Nov 2007
    21 Feb 2007 $0.8500 100.00% Interim 30 Mar 2007
    20 Feb 2006 $0.6500 100.00% Interim 08 Mar 2006
    15 Aug 2005 $1.2700 100.00% Final 29 Aug 2005
    16 Aug 2004 $0.9200 100.00% Final 30 Aug 2004
    16 Feb 2004 $0.4800 100.00% Interim 02 Mar 2004

    WES ASX Announcements

    An announcement is considered as "Price Sensitive" if it is thought that it may have an impact on the price of the security.

    DateAnnouncementPrice Sensitive?TimeNo. of PagesFile Size
    YesNo

    About Wesfarmers Ltd

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

    It added its health division in March 2022, with the acquisition of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API).

    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, Priceline, and more.

    WES Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    01 Mar 2024 $66.39 $-0.25 -0.38% 1,362,807 $66.48 $67.13 $66.10
    29 Feb 2024 $66.64 $0.70 1.06% 3,775,578 $65.75 $66.70 $65.66
    28 Feb 2024 $65.94 $-0.65 -0.98% 1,865,822 $66.75 $66.81 $65.58
    27 Feb 2024 $66.59 $0.44 0.67% 2,631,294 $66.14 $67.39 $65.88
    26 Feb 2024 $66.15 $1.17 1.80% 2,087,344 $65.35 $66.15 $65.00
    23 Feb 2024 $64.98 $1.33 2.09% 1,792,983 $64.25 $64.98 $64.08
    22 Feb 2024 $63.65 $-0.17 -0.27% 1,649,179 $63.68 $64.18 $63.21
    21 Feb 2024 $63.82 $0.81 1.29% 2,172,256 $63.59 $63.95 $63.18
    20 Feb 2024 $63.01 $-0.98 -1.53% 1,981,112 $63.07 $63.31 $62.63
    19 Feb 2024 $63.99 $1.04 1.65% 1,835,581 $62.69 $63.99 $62.10
    16 Feb 2024 $62.95 $1.04 1.68% 4,507,369 $62.38 $63.00 $61.95
    15 Feb 2024 $61.91 $2.97 5.04% 3,149,092 $60.00 $62.11 $59.96
    14 Feb 2024 $58.94 $0.66 1.13% 1,934,457 $58.19 $59.10 $57.64
    13 Feb 2024 $58.28 $0.10 0.17% 924,843 $58.60 $58.60 $58.06
    12 Feb 2024 $58.18 $0.07 0.12% 744,538 $58.13 $58.75 $58.00
    09 Feb 2024 $58.11 $0.31 0.54% 1,297,852 $57.73 $58.33 $57.64
    08 Feb 2024 $57.80 $0.25 0.43% 801,823 $57.69 $58.08 $57.56
    07 Feb 2024 $57.55 $-0.52 -0.90% 1,822,920 $57.69 $57.81 $56.90
    06 Feb 2024 $58.07 $-0.15 -0.26% 1,361,832 $57.99 $58.23 $57.55
    05 Feb 2024 $58.22 $-0.64 -1.09% 1,649,914 $58.34 $58.45 $57.77
    02 Feb 2024 $58.86 $0.84 1.45% 1,700,540 $58.50 $59.11 $58.35
    01 Feb 2024 $58.02 $-0.15 -0.26% 1,182,032 $57.92 $58.07 $57.63

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    09 Nov 2023 Rob Scott Issued 46,700 $2,478,836
    Issue of securities. 3,07,155 Performance shares
    09 Nov 2023 Rob Scott Issued 45,549 $2,417,740
    Issue of securities. Deferred Shares And Indirect shares
    05 Oct 2023 Rt Hon Simon English Issued 100 $5,337
    Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
    05 Oct 2023 Anil Sabharwal Issued 121 $6,458
    Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
    31 Aug 2023 Mike Roche Buy 1,440 $76,953
    On-market trade.
    24 Aug 2023 Rob Scott Cancelled 10,400 $513,968
    Conversion of securities. As per announcement on 28-08-2023, 260,455 Performance Shares
    02 Jun 2023 Rt Hon Simon English Buy 375 $18,348
    On-market trade.
    11 Apr 2023 Rob Scott Sell 98,164 $5,088,506
    On-market trade. As per announcement on 14-04-2023( Deferred Shares & indirect shares)
    11 Apr 2023 Rob Scott Sell 76,219 $3,948,906
    On-market trade.
    28 Mar 2023 Rt Hon Simon English Issued 85 $4,162
    Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
    28 Mar 2023 Anil Sabharwal Issued 111 $5,436
    Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr Michael Alfred Chaney Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Jun 2015
    Mr Chaney is a chairman of Chairman of Northern Star Resources Limited and National School Resourcing Board, Member of the Gresham Resources Royalties Fund and former Director of the Centre for Independent Studies.
    Ms Alison Mary Watkins Non-Executive Director Sep 2021
    Ms Watkins is an experienced chief executive and non-executive director. Alison's previous roles include Group Managing Director of Coca-Cola Amatil, Chief Executive Officer of GrainCorp Limited and Berri Limited, and Managing Director of Regional Banking at ANZ. She spent 10 years at McKinsey & Company and became a partner before moving to ANZ as Group General Manager, Strategy.
    Ms Vanessa Miscamble Wallace Non-Executive Director Jul 2010
    Ms Wallace is an experienced board director, strategy management consultant, and early stage business investor and founder. She was a Senior Partner at Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company), a member of the global board and finished her 27 year career as Executive Chairman of the business in Japan. Vanessa's industry experience focused on financial services across wealth management, retail banking and insurance as well as the health providers and consumer products companies.
    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 extensive experience in critical leadership positions in the New South Wales and Victorian governments.
    Ms Sharon Lee Warburton Non-Executive Director Aug 2019
    Ms Warburton has board and executive experience in corporate strategy, business operations, finance, accounting and risk management, particularly in the resources, construction, infrastructure and property sectors, along with significant expertise in governance and remuneration.
    Mr Rob Scott Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Feb 2017
    Mr Scott was serving as a Managing Director, Financial Services in 2014 and then Managing Director of the Wesfarmers Industrials division from August 2015 to August 2017. Rob is also Chairman of Rowing Australia, a director of the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Organising Committee, Gresham Partners and the Business Council of Australia.
    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. He maintains his interest in sound economic policy and effective government. Bill now invests with his family in technology and data businesses and consults with government and business in Australia and New Zealand.
    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 as an actuary with National Mutual/AXA and then in investment banking where he provided financial, merger and acquisition, and capital advice to major corporations, private equity and government clients. He 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.
    Mr Alan John Cransberg Non-Executive Director Oct 2021
    Mr Cransberg has 36 years of experience from roles in the mining, resources and manufacturing sectors. Alan joined Alcoa in 1980 and worked in a range of assignments and locations across its Australian and international businesses, prior to being serving as Chairman and Managing Director of Alcoa Australia, and President of Alcoa Refining in 2008. He retired from these positions in 2016.
    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 firm, AirTree Ventures. His 13 years at Google have included and had led the strategy. He later led product, design and engineering for Google Chrome, one of the world's web browsers. Before joining Google, Anil 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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    Vicki Robinson General Manager - Legal (Corporate)Company Secretary
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    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Name Shares Capital
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 255,167,454 22.50%
    J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 163,255,717 14.40%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 80,086,543 7.06%
    National Nominees Limited 21,067,476 1.86%
    BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd (Drp) 19,474,237 1.72%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (Agency Lending DRP A/C) 19,204,514 1.69%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C) 7,724,476 0.68%
    Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 7,372,000 0.65%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Colonial First State Inv A/C) 5,494,415 0.48%
    Argo Investments Limited 5,040,027 0.44%
    Netwealth Investments Limited (Wrap Services A/C) 4,735,740 0.42%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd HUB24 Custodial Serv Ltd (DRP A/C) 3,613,855 0.32%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Citibank NY ADR DEP A/C) 2,120,269 0.19%
    Washington H Soul Pattinson And Company Limited 2,104,278 0.19%
    Mutual Trust Pty Ltd 1,979,132 0.17%
    IOOF Investment Services Limited (IPS Superfund A/C) 1,793,854 0.16%
    Mr Peter Alexander Brown 1,556,000 0.14%
    BNP Paribas Noms (NZ) Ltd (DRP) 1,308,352 0.12%
    Navigator Australia Ltd (MLC Investment Sett A/C) 1,250,182 0.11%
    BKI Investment Company Limited 1,218,156 0.11%

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