The Motley Fool

Woolworths Limited (ASX: WOW) Share Price and News

 Chart and Price Data

20mins delayed

Price
Bid/Ask /
Volume
Avg Daily Volume
Day Movement
Day High/Low /
52 Week Range -
Year Return (Capital)
As at
Please Wait...

Woolworths Group Limited (WOW) is an Australian retail group operating primarily in the supermarket sector. Woolworths’ other operations include discount department stores, home improvement, petrol and hotels.

Woolworths is one of Australia’s most recognisable brands, and the Woolworths Group also includes a number of other well-known household names, such as BIG W, BWS and Dan Murphy’s.

Founded in 1924, Woolworths shares first listed in 1993 and the group is now one of the largest listed companies on the ASX. Woolworths shares are often referred to as defensive shares, as the Woolworths share price has a potential buffer against economic downturn given the nature of its primary business activities – even in an economic downturn, there is still demand for food, toiletries and other essentials.

Woolworths Limited (ASX: WOW) Latest News

piggy bank floating on life buoy

Is an ASX-only share portfolio safe?

Is a portfolio solely consisting of ASX shares safe from a diversification standpoint? More »


3 coloured bags

Which ASX retail shares are affected by the bushfires?

The Australian bushfires are having a massive impact on the country and the economy. These ASX retail shares have also been affected. More »


question

Is the ASX 200 too reliant on CSL and the Aussie banks?

As ASX 200 shares continue their record-breaking run, do you really know how much of the Aussie share market relies on these top 10... More »


blue chip shares

Should you buy Wesfarmers shares as a defensive ASX blue chip?

Here's why I think Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) is a great ASX blue-chip share More »


metcash share price

Can Metcash outperform Woolworths via a spin-off?

The big question facing the supermarket sector in 2020 may not be about rising food prices but whether Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) will join... More »


Costa Group shares

Why the Costa Group share price is jumping higher this morning

Talk about a welcomed change! The embattled Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) share price is staging a big turnaround this morning. More »


Australian and US currency

3 ASX shares that would benefit from a rising dollar

Here are the ASX shares most likely to benefit from a rising Australian dollar – whenever that may come. More »


asx dividend shares

Here’s why the Woolworths dividend is so low

Here's why the Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) dividend is so low compared with other ASX blue-chip shares More »


share market prices

These are the ASX blue chips I’d buy today

If I were buying ASX blue chips today, these are the 3 I’d choose including Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX:CWY). More »


Leading brokers name 3 ASX shares to sell today

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX:WES) and these ASX shares have been given sell ratings by leading brokers this week... More »


Mature woman in supermarket, focus on weighing scale

Should you buy Coles, Metcash, or Woolworths shares?

Should you buy Coles Group Ltd (ASX:COL), Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX:WOW), and Metcash Limited (ASX:MTS) shares? More »


outperform

Why the Metcash share price is outperforming today

The Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) share price is bucking the downtrend with grocery distributor outperforming its larger rivals during lunch time trade. More »


Diverse income streams

How much of your money should be invested in one ASX stock?

There are several ways you can look at portfolio management, but at the core it is about how to diversify your investments to maximise... More »


ASX dividend shares

Here’s how ASX dividend shares can help your financial freedom

Here's how ASX dividend growth shares like Freedom Foods Group Ltd (ASX: FNP) can help you achieve financial freedom More »