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4-Traders Homepage  >  Equities  >  Johannesburg Stock Exchange  >  Woolworths Holdings Limited    WHLJ   ZAE000063863

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Business Summary
Logo Woolworths Holdings Limite
Operates as an investment holding company with interest in providing retail and financial services

Woolworths Holdings Ltd. operates as an investment holding company.

The company is focused on providing retail and financial services to upper and middle income groups in South Africa; Africa, Australia and New Zealand.

It operates through the following segments: Woolworths Clothing & General Merchandise; Woolworths Food; Country Road; Woolworths Logistics; Woolworths Financial Services; David Jones; and Treasury.

The Woolworths Clothing & General Merchandise segment includes clothing, home ware, beauty and other lifestyle products.

The Woolworths Food segment focuses on offering customers food products.

The Country Road segment operates the retail chain of stores and concession retail outlets offering a range of clothing and home ware under its own brand.

The David Jones segment operates retail Internet departmental stores and also provides financial services.

The Woolworths Financial Services segment provides financial product and services to customers, including a credit offering to assist them to purchase merchandise in its Woolworths stores.

The Treasury segment engages in cash management activities.

The company was founded in 1929 and is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.

Number of employees : 43 140 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20152016Delta
ZAR (in Million)%ZAR (in Million)%
Food22,35239.6%24,95638.4% +11.65%
Clothing and General Merchandise12,49922.1%13,70121.1% +9.62%
David Jones12,13021.5%15,18523.4% +25.19%
Country Road Group9,08116.1%10,64716.4% +17.24%
Logistics444.000.8%515.000.8% +15.99%
Sales per Regions
20152016Delta
ZAR (in Million)%ZAR (in Million)%
South Africa35,08362.1%38,46159.2% +9.63%
Australasia20,20735.8%24,95638.4% +23.5%
Botswana, Namibia and Swaziland703.001.2%---
Rest of Africa and Middle East513.000.9%---
Rest of Africa--1,5872.4%-
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Ian Moir, MBA572000Group Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director
Simon Norman Susman661982Non-Independent Non-Executive Chairman
Samuel D. Ngumeni, MBA482011Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
Reeza Isaacs472010Executive Director & Group Finance Director
Zyda Rylands511996Executive Director & CEO-Woolworths
Peter Douglas St. John Bacon702006Independent Non-Executive Director
Thomas Andrew Boardman682010Lead Independent Non-Executive Director
Namhla Thina Yvonne Siwendu492009Independent Non-Executive Director
Stuart Alan Ransom Rose672011Independent Non-Executive Director
Zarina Bibi Mohamed Bassa522011Independent Non-Executive Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 1,047,847,794 1,041,213,508 99.4% 362,215 0.0% 99.4%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
Public Investment Corp. Ltd. 160,036,927 15.3%
Woolworths Holdings Ltd. 84,261,465 8.04%
GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) 54,979,327 5.25%
Northern Trust Global Investments Ltd. 30,670,884 2.93%
Lazard Asset Management LLC 26,688,074 2.55%
T. Rowe Price International Ltd. 18,687,047 1.78%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 16,292,505 1.55%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 15,403,277 1.47%
Old Mutual Investment Group (Pty) Ltd. 14,576,770 1.39%
Sanlam Investment Management (Pty) Ltd. 10,848,454 1.04%
Holdings
NameEquities%Valuation
Woolworths Holdings Limited (WHLJ) 84,261,4658.04%396,467,888 USD
Sector Department Stores - NEC
1st jan.Capitalization (M$)
WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LIMITED-12.33%5 077
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EL PUERTO DE LIVERPOOL SAB DE CV1.26%11 165
LOTTE SHOPPING CO LTD--.--%7 990
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IZUMI CO LTD14.68%3 726
MARUI GROUP CO LTD-11.57%3 165
GRUPO SANBORNS SAB DE CV2.49%2 895
FIVE BELOW INC17.29%2 583
MAGAZINE LUIZA SA0.00%2 310
FNAC DARTY16.58%2 299
GOLDEN EAGLE RETAIL GROUP LIMITED-0.56%2 279
LIFESTYLE INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD6.37%2 192
HOTEL SHILLA CO LTD--.--%2 128
HSN, INC.14.43%2 056
ROBINSON PCL--.--%1 877
ETSY INC24.11%1 703
J C PENNEY COMPANY INC-38.87%1 575
PARCO CO LTD29.24%1 218
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Company contact information
Woolworths Holdings Ltd.
Woolworths House
93 Longmarket Street
Cape Town, Western Cape 8001

Phone : +27.21.407.9111
Web : www.woolworthsholdings.co.za
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