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WHL - Woolworths Holdings Ltd

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Woolworths Holdings Limited 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, and Country Road Group (Pty) Ltd. A further joint venture operation, Woolworths Financial Services (Pty) Ltd, offers financial products to WSA customers. Forty percent of the group's revenue (including concession sales) is generated in Australasia.

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 42nd most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 53.7 billion, which makes about 0.272% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

WHL55.24 ▴ 0.96 (1.77%)
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Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price54.26
Day’s High Price55.83
Traded Volume2.24M
Number of Deals5,662
Gross Turnover124M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share4.0680
Price/Earning Ratio13.34
Dividend Per Share3.03
Dividend Yield5.58%
Shares Outstanding989M
Market Capitalization53.7B
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 55.24. WHL closed its last trading day (Wednesday, June 12, 2024) at 54.28 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.1% gain over its previous closing price of 54.25 ZAR. Woolworths began the year with a share price of 72.20 ZAR but has since lost 24.8% off that price valuation, ranking it 363rd on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance. Shareholders’ worries are compounded by the fact that WHL has lost 11% of the stock’s value from May 14th to date.

Woolworths Holdings is the 15th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Mar 11 - Jun 12, 2024). WHL has traded a total volume of 239 million shares—in 382,801 deals—valued at ZAR 14 billion over the period, with an average of 3.79 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 12 million was achieved on May 30th, and a low of 1.26 million on May 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.

CodeNameM. Cap.CloseYTD
IBXIbex Investment Holdings Ltd1.46B97.30+21.6%
LEWLewis Group Ltd2.66B50.75+18%
MRPMr Price Group Ltd47.3B184.21+17.5%
HILHomechoice Int plc2.67B25.00+16.8%
KALKaap Agri Limited3.34B45.00+11.1%
ADHADvTECH Ltd15B26.97+9.9%
TRUTruworths Int Ltd32.6B79.71+7.21%
RTORex Trueform Group Ltd43.3M11.50+3.42%
AOOAfrican & Overseas Enterprises Ltd26.3M16.25
AOVPAfrican & Overseas Ent Preference2.76M10.03

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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