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Fundamental Company Figures

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Market Cap $47.64 billion
P/E Ratio 40.82
Dividend Yield 2.50%
Shares Outstanding 1.27 billion
Earnings per share 0.922
Dividend per share 0.96
Year To Date Return 6.47%
Earnings Yield 2.45%
Franking 100%

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Dividend Payment History

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
01 Sep 2020 $0.4800 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2020
04 Mar 2020 $0.4600 100.00% Interim 09 Apr 2020
03 Sep 2019 $0.5700 100.00% Final 30 Sep 2019
28 Feb 2019 $0.4500 100.00% Interim 05 Apr 2019
13 Sep 2018 $0.1000 100.00% Special Cash 12 Oct 2018
13 Sep 2018 $0.5000 100.00% Final 12 Oct 2018
01 Mar 2018 $0.4300 100.00% Interim 06 Apr 2018
07 Sep 2017 $0.5000 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2017
02 Mar 2017 $0.3400 100.00% Interim 07 Apr 2017
08 Sep 2016 $0.3300 100.00% Final 07 Oct 2016
02 Mar 2016 $0.4400 100.00% Interim 08 Apr 2016
09 Sep 2015 $0.7200 100.00% 09 Oct 2015
18 Mar 2015 $0.6700 100.00% 24 Apr 2015
10 Sep 2014 $0.7200 100.00% Final 10 Oct 2014
17 Mar 2014 $0.6500 100.00% Interim 24 Apr 2014
09 Sep 2013 $0.7100 100.00% Final 11 Oct 2013
18 Mar 2013 $0.6200 100.00% Interim 26 Apr 2013
10 Sep 2012 $0.6700 100.00% Final 12 Oct 2012
19 Mar 2012 $0.5900 100.00% Interim 27 Apr 2012
12 Sep 2011 $0.6500 100.00% Final 14 Oct 2011
21 Mar 2011 $0.5700 100.00% Interim 29 Apr 2011
13 Sep 2010 $0.6200 100.00% Final 15 Oct 2010
22 Mar 2010 $0.5300 100.00% Interim 23 Apr 2010
07 Sep 2009 $0.5600 100.00% Final 09 Oct 2009
23 Mar 2009 $0.4800 100.00% Interim 24 Apr 2009
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About Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW)

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.

Share Price History

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
01 Dec 2020 $37.65 $0.67 1.81% 3,160,411 $36.99 $37.85 $36.99
30 Nov 2020 $36.98 $-0.58 -1.54% 5,779,362 $37.75 $37.79 $36.88
27 Nov 2020 $37.56 $-0.20 -0.53% 1,803,258 $37.76 $37.92 $37.56
26 Nov 2020 $37.76 $-0.14 -0.37% 1,787,958 $38.05 $38.33 $37.74
25 Nov 2020 $37.90 $0.00 0.00% 2,468,069 $37.93 $38.25 $37.73
24 Nov 2020 $37.90 $0.03 0.08% 2,667,762 $38.00 $38.26 $37.74
23 Nov 2020 $37.87 $-0.20 -0.53% 1,504,897 $38.20 $38.23 $37.84
20 Nov 2020 $38.07 $-0.10 -0.26% 2,332,182 $38.24 $38.34 $38.00
19 Nov 2020 $38.17 $-0.31 -0.81% 2,255,438 $38.48 $38.49 $38.08
18 Nov 2020 $38.48 $0.24 0.63% 2,714,620 $38.38 $38.57 $38.15
17 Nov 2020 $38.24 $-0.24 -0.62% 2,576,990 $38.30 $38.39 $38.05
16 Nov 2020 $38.48 $0.42 1.10% 95,659 $38.32 $38.48 $38.25
13 Nov 2020 $38.06 $-0.19 -0.50% 1,805,935 $38.48 $38.54 $38.06
12 Nov 2020 $38.25 $0.00 0.00% 1,609,314 $38.25 $38.60 $38.14
11 Nov 2020 $38.25 $0.61 1.62% 5,185,297 $37.95 $38.43 $37.51
10 Nov 2020 $37.64 $-1.80 -4.56% 5,284,369 $39.60 $39.60 $37.56
09 Nov 2020 $39.44 $0.48 1.23% 1,787,480 $39.25 $39.68 $39.22
06 Nov 2020 $38.96 $-0.19 -0.49% 1,538,984 $39.10 $39.26 $38.80
05 Nov 2020 $39.15 $0.60 1.56% 2,890,372 $39.21 $39.48 $38.94
04 Nov 2020 $38.55 $-0.26 -0.67% 2,703,684 $39.15 $39.15 $38.26
03 Nov 2020 $38.81 $0.28 0.73% 1,868,449 $38.41 $38.99 $38.26
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Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
06 Oct 2020 Gordon Cairns Issued 375 $13,841
06 Oct 2020 Siobhan McKenna Issued 42 $1,550
31 Aug 2020 Gordon Cairns Buy 1 $54,900
31 Aug 2020 Holly Kramer Buy 914 $36,441
31 Aug 2020 Jillian Broadbent Buy 2 $82,371
31 Aug 2020 Michael Ullmer Buy 1 $65,905
27 Aug 2020 Bradford Banducci Buy 186 $7,544,397
09 Apr 2020 Siobhan McKenna Issued 38 $37,459
09 Apr 2020 Gordon Cairns Issued 350 $37,459
02 Mar 2020 Holly Kramer Buy 888 $34,303
28 Feb 2020 Jillian Broadbent Buy 2 $77,794
28 Feb 2020 Gordon Cairns Buy 1 $51,875
28 Feb 2020 Michael Ullmer Buy 1 $62,235
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr Michael James Ullmer Non-Executive Director Jan 2012
Mr Gordon McK Cairns Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Sep 2015
Mr Scott Perkins Non-Executive Director Sep 2014
Ms Siobhan Louise McKenna Non-Executive Director Feb 2016
Ms Maxine Nicole Brenner Non-Executive Director Dec 2020
Mr Bradford Leon Banducci Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director Feb 2016
Ms Holly Kramer Non-Executive Director Feb 2016
Ms Kathryn (Kathee) Tesija Non-Executive Director May 2016
Ms Jennifer Carr-Smith Non-Executive Director May 2019
Ms Michelle Hall Company Secretary Nov 2020
Ms Katrina Eastoe Company Secretary Nov 2020
Von Ingram Chief Customer Transformation Officer
Stephen Harrison Chief Financial Officer
John Hunt Chief Information Officer
Bill Reid Chief Legal Officer
Andrew Hicks Chief Marketing Officer
David Marr Chief Operating Officer
Caryn Katsikogianis Chief People Officer
Paul Graham Chief Supply Officer
Katrina Eastoe Company Secretary
Christian Bennett Head of Governament Relations & Industry Affairs
Steve Donohue Managing Director - Endeavour Group
Guy Brent Managing Director - Foodco and Metro
Colin Storrie Managing Director - Group Portfolio
Steve Greentree Managing Director - New Businesses
Amanda Bardwell Managing Director - Wooliesx
Natalie Davis Managing Director - Woolworth New Zealand
Claire Peters Managing Director - Woolworths Supermarkets
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Top Share Holders

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Name Shares Capital
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 325,809,124 25.79%
JP Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 211,513,848 16.75%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 91,467,329 7.24%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 74,376,637 5.89%
National Nominees Limited 43,457,451 3.44%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited 7,758,020 0.61%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 5,666,718 0.45%
Woolworths Custodian Pty Ltd 4,924,694 0.39%
Argo Investments Limited 3,229,526 0.26%
Netwealth Investments Limited 3,162,870 0.25%
Milton Corporation Limited 2,936,973 0.23%
100F Investment Management Limited 2,690,836 0.21%
Amp Life Limited 1,929,271 0.15%
Navigator Australia Ltd 1,753,757 0.14%
Custodial Services Limited 1,614,124 0.13%
BKI Investment Company Limited 1,428,744 0.11%
Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,221,189 0.10%
Australia United Investment Company Limited 1,000,000 0.08%
The Senior Master of the Supreme Court 959,970 0.08%
BNP Paribas Noms (Nz) Ltd 936,552 0.07%
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FAQ

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.