Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) Share Price and News
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Woolworths Group Ltd (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 Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) Latest News
Brendon Lau | July 3, 2020 9:48am
ASX supermarket stocks are getting a second wind since the second wave of COVID-19 cases, but Goldman is warning that risks are increasing. More »
Brendon Lau | July 2, 2020 10:48am
Fund managers have been snapping up ASX shares with their average cash balance dropping again in May to a more than two-year low. More »
Nikhil Gangaram | July 2, 2020 9:34am
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Ken Hall | July 1, 2020 9:42am
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Ken Hall | June 29, 2020 9:45am
Are Coles Group Ltd (ASX: COL) and Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) shares back in the buy zone as we look to July? More »
Sebastian Bowen | June 29, 2020 8:53am
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Brendon Lau | June 28, 2020 8:09am
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Arpan Ranka | June 26, 2020 4:30pm
Amid the COVID-19-induced market turbulence, here's why I think smart investors should be looking to resilient shares such as Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW). More »
Does Woolworths pay dividends?
Subject to Board approval, Woolworths Group Limited pays an interim dividend in April and a final dividend in October.
How can I buy Woolworths shares?
Woolworths Group Limited shares can be purchase through a broker, and trade on the ASX under the code: WOW
Are Woolworths dividends fully-franked?
Woolworths pays fully franked dividends twice per year. The final dividend is paid in October and the interim dividend is paid in April.