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
Lina Lim | May 20, 2020 3:02pm
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Cathryn Goh | May 18, 2020 4:35pm
The ABS released the third Household Impacts of COVID-19 Survey today, providing insight into how Australians are dealing with COVID-19. More »
Sebastian Bowen | May 18, 2020 10:47am
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Brendon Lau | May 18, 2020 9:57am
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Nikhil Gangaram | May 16, 2020 9:27am
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Sebastian Bowen | May 13, 2020 5:25pm
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Sebastian Bowen | May 13, 2020 4:48pm
Wage data for the Australian economy has been released and the outlook isn't good. What does this mean for ASX shares in 2020? More »
Brendon Lau | May 12, 2020 12:30pm
Panicked shopping helped supermarkets outperform the S&P/ASX 200 Index (Index:^AXJO) during COVID-19, but not all are winners in the post pandemic world More »
James Mickleboro | May 11, 2020 4:00pm
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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.