Woolworths Group Share Price and Company Fundamentals
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Woolworths Group Limited operates retail stores. It operates through Australian Food, New Zealand Food, Endeavour Drinks, BIG W, and Hotels segments. The Australian Food segment procures and resells food and related products, and provides services to customers in Australia. It operates 1,052 Woolworths supermarkets and Metro Food stores. The New Zealand Food segment is involved in the procurement and resale of food and drinks to customers in New Zealand. This segment operates 182 countdown supermarkets, as well as engages in the wholesale operations. The Endeavour Drinks segment procures and resells drinks to customers in Australia. It operates 1,610 stores under Dan Murphy's and BWSbrands, as well as Cellarmasters and Langtons online platforms. The BIG W segment procures and resells discount general merchandise products to customers in Australia. This segment operates 179 BIG W stores. The Hotels segment offers leisure and hospitality services, including food and drinks, accommodation, entertainment, and gaming in Australia. It operates 334 hotels, including bars, dining, gaming, accommodation, and venue hire operations. The company was formerly known as Woolworths Limited and changed its name to Woolworths Group Limited in December 2017. Woolworths Group Limited was incorporated in 1924 and is based in Bella Vista, Australia.
|Primary activities||Food, general merchandise and specialty retailing through chain store operations|
|Industry / Sector||Grocery Stores / Consumer Defensive|
|Full time employees||215000|
|Mailing address||1 Woolworths Way Bella Vista NSW 2153 Australia|
|Phone / Fax||61 2 8885 0000 /|
|Share registry||LINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED|
5Y Avg. yield
Woolworths Group paid $1.01 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 04 Mar 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 83.85%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.WOW dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.
WOW's forward dividend amount is $1.06 and the forward dividend yield is 2.69%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.
As of May 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Woolworths Group.
|Mr. Bradford Leon Banducci||MD, CEO & Exec. Director||2.7M|
|Mr. Stephen Harrison||Chief Financial Officer||1.17M|
|Ms. Claire Peters||Managing Director of B2B & Everyday Needs||2.09M|
|Mr. Steve Donohue||Managing Director of Endeavour Drinks Group||1.33M|
|Mr. John Hunt||Chief Information Officer|
|Mr. Paul van Meurs||Head of Investor Relations|
|Mr. Bill Reid||Chief Legal Officer|
|Mr. Andrew Hicks||Chief Marketing Officer|
|Ms. Caryn Katsikogianis||Chief People Officer|
|Mr. David Walker||Chief Risk Officer|
Profitability and management effectiveness
Return on assets
Return on equity
Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.
The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.
Valuation and Trading Info
The market capitalization of Woolworths Group is 51.34B and its enterprise value is 66.03B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of WOW is 0.98.
The WOW's stocks Beta value is 0.23 making it 77% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.
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Woolworths Group (ASX:WOW) Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Woolworths Group's Stock Symbol?
Woolworths Group trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "WOW".
2. What is Woolworths Group's stock price today?
One share of WOW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $40.5.
3. How can I contact Woolworths Group?
Woolworths Group's mailing address is 1 Woolworths Way Bella Vista NSW 2153 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 2 8885 0000.
4. What is Woolworths Group's official website?
The official website of Woolworths Group is http://www.woolworthsgroup.com.au.
5. Which share registry manages Woolworths Group's stock?
Woolworths Group's stock is managed by LINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED.