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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 47th most valuable stock on the JSE with a market capitalization of ZAR 63.7 billion, which makes about 0.337% of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange equity market.

WHL62.15 ▴ 0.50 (0.81%)
4 hours ago
Last Trading Results
Opening Price
Day’s Low Price61.80
Day’s High Price62.76
Traded Volume6.16M
Number of Deals5,203
Gross Turnover384M
Growth & Valuation
Earnings Per Share3.9890
Price/Earning Ratio15.58
Dividend Per Share2.30
Dividend Yield3.7%
Shares Outstanding1.02B
Market Capitalization63.7B
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 62.15. WHL closed its last trading day (Tuesday, October 4, 2022) at 62.15 ZAR per share on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), recording a 0.8% gain over its previous closing price of 61.65 ZAR. Woolworths began the year with a share price of 51.86 ZAR and has since gained 19.8% on that price valuation, ranking it 43rd on the JSE in terms of year-to-date performance.

Woolworths Holdings is the 15th most traded stock on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange over the past three months (Jul 7 - Oct 4, 2022). WHL has traded a total volume of 289 million shares—in 258,794 deals—valued at ZAR 17 billion over the period, with an average of 4.6 million traded shares per session. A volume high of 15.6 million was achieved on September 16th, and a low of 1.25 million on August 5th, 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.

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  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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