ASX:WES - Wesfarmers Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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A$33.85 -1.18 (-3.37 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseA$35.03
Today's RangeA$33.61 - A$34.35
52-Week RangeA$29.11 - A$37.56
Volume1.94 million shs
Average Volume2.38 million shs
Market Capitalization$38.39 billion
P/E Ratio6.94
Dividend Yield6.40%
Wesfarmers Limited engages in the retail, coal mining and production, gas processing and distribution, industrial and safety product distribution, chemicals and fertilizers manufacturing, and investment businesses in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates 809 Coles supermarkets; 899 liquor stores under the Liquorland, Vintage Cellars, and First Choice Liquor brands; 88 hotels; 711 convenience outlets; and an online supermarket. It also offers home, car, and landlord insurance products, as well as credit cards; home improvement and outdoor living products through warehouse stores, smaller format stores, trade centers, and frame and truss sites, as well as online under the Bunnings name; apparel, homewares, and general merchandise through 303 Target stores, 228 Kmart stores, and online; automotive services, repairs, and tires through 256 Kmart Tyre & Auto Service centers; and office products and solutions through Officeworks stores and online. In addition, the company supplies building materials; retails office and technology products; manufactures and supplies ammonia, ammonium nitrate, industrial chemicals, polyvinyl chloride resins, wood-plastic composite decking and screening products, and sodium cyanide; extracts and distributes LPG and LNG; and manufactures, imports, and distributes phosphate, nitrogen, and potassium-based fertilizers. Further, the company supplies industrial supplies and safety products; provides risk management and compliance services; offers industrial and corporate workwear; manufactures and markets industrial gases and equipment; and holds interests in the Bengalla coal mines. Wesfarmers Limited was founded in 1914 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Grocery Stores



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$67.46 billion
Cash FlowA$2.52 per share
Book ValueA$9.96 per share



Outstanding Shares1,133,840,000
Market Cap$38.39 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A

Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Wesfarmers' stock symbol?

Wesfarmers trades on the ASX under the ticker symbol "WES."

How often does Wesfarmers pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wesfarmers?

Wesfarmers declared a Interim dividend on Friday, February 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 10th will be paid a dividend of 2.00 per share on Wednesday, April 10th. This represents a yield of 5.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 26th. View Wesfarmers' Dividend History.

Has Wesfarmers been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WES stock have been trending somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Wesfarmers earned a coverage optimism score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Wesfarmers' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Wesfarmers own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Wesfarmers investors own include Fortescue Metals Group (FMG), Primary Health Care (PRY), Woolworths Group (WOW), General Electric (GE), Westpac Banking (WBC), WAM Capital (WAM), Telstra (TLS), Coca-Cola Amatil (CCL), Bank of Queensland (BOQ) and Perpetual (PPT).

Who are Wesfarmers' key executives?

Wesfarmers' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Robert G. Scott, MD & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Anthony Natale Gianotti, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Michael Schneider, MD of Bunnings Group and MD of Bunnings Australia & New Zeland (Age 48)
  • Mr. David Baxby, Managing Director of Industrials Division (Age 46)
  • Mr. Guy A. Russo, Adviser (Age 59)

What is Wesfarmers' stock price today?

One share of WES stock can currently be purchased for approximately A$33.86.

How big of a company is Wesfarmers?

Wesfarmers has a market capitalization of $38.39 billion and generates $67.46 billion in revenue each year. Wesfarmers employs 105,000 workers across the globe.

What is Wesfarmers' official website?

The official website for Wesfarmers is

How can I contact Wesfarmers?

Wesfarmers' mailing address is Brookfield Place Twr 2 L 14 123 St Georges Tce, PERTH, WAS 6000, Australia. The company can be reached via phone at +61-8-93274211.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Wesfarmers (ASX WES)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  130 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  219
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Wesfarmers and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WES will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WES will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/25/2019 by Staff

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