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WHL - Woolworths Holdings Ltd

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Woolworths Holdings Ltd. is a southern hemisphere retail Group with operations conducted through three major operating subsidiaries, namely Woolworths (Pty) Ltd. and its subsidiaries (WSA), David Jones (Pty) Ltd. (DJ) and Country Road Group (Pty) Ltd. (CRG). A further joint venture operation, Woolworths Financial Services (Pty) Ltd. (WFS), offers financial products to WSA customers.

Woolworths Holdings Ltd is a South Africa-based retail group. Forty percent of revenue (including concession sales) is generated in Australasia. The group has three main operating divisions: Woolworths South Africa, based in South Africa and...

Woolworths Holdings Ltd is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Woolworths is traded on the JSE under the ticker symbol “WHL”. The International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) of JSE:WHL is ZAE000063863. Woolworths Holdings Ltd is currently the 54th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 54.2 billion, which makes about 0.278% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

WHL51.26 ▾ 0.24 (0.47%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price51.14
Day’s High Price51.73
Traded Volume121,702
Number of Deals206
Gross Turnover6.25M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share2.8150
Price/Earning Ratio18.29
Dividend Per Share1.47
Dividend Yield2.85%
Shares Outstanding1.05B
Market Capitalization54.2B
Monetary values are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) unless otherwise stated

WHL Stock Market Performance


The current share price of Woolworths Holdings Ltd (WHL) is ZAR 51.26. WHL closed its last trading day (Wednesday, May 25, 2022) at 51.50 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 2.3% drop from its previous closing price of 52.71 ZAR. Woolworths began the year with a share price of 51.86 ZAR but has since lost 0.69% off that price valuation, ranking it 166th on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that WHL has lost 13% of the stock’s value from April 25th to date.

Woolworths Holdings is the 24th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Feb 21 - May 25, 2022). WHL has traded a total volume of 248 million shares—in 285,579 deals—valued at ZAR 13.9 billion over the period, with an average of 3.94 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 11.9 million was achieved on March 4th, and a low of 1.43 million on March 24th, for the same period. The table below details the last 10 trading days of activity of Woolworths on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.


Profile of Woolworths Holdings Ltd.

Woolworths Holdings Ltd. operates in the Consumer Services sector, specifically, the General Retailers industry.

Factsheet of Woolworths Holdings Ltd.

Consumer Services
General Retailers
Woolworths House, 93 Longmarket Street, Cape Town, 8001
021 407-9111

WHL Industrial Market Competitors

Woolworths Holdings Ltd., issuers of the WHL stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, have a number of market competitors who are also engaged in the Consumer Services sector and/or General Retailers industry. The table below presents an overview of the market standing of the top 10 by year-to-date performance.

Index of African Stock Exchanges:

  1. Botswana Stock Exchange
  2. BRVM Stock Exchange
  3. Ghana Stock Exchange
  4. Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  5. Lusaka Securities Exchange
  6. Malawi Stock Exchange
  7. Nairobi Securities Exchange
  8. Nigerian Stock Exchange
  9. Uganda Securities Exchange
  10. Zimbabwe Stock Exchange

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