wesfarmers

Tim Kelley

Recently, Wesfarmers Limited (ASX: WES) announced its intention to demerge the Coles business into a separate ASX-listed company. While WES will retain up to a 20 per cent stake in Coles, the demerger effectively splits the company into two separate entities, with WES owning Bunnings, Kmart, Target, and Officeworks, as... Show More

Opinion
Alvise Peggion

Aussie companies have a mixed record when venturing overseas. But in early 2016 Wesfarmers had a great history of building wealth for shareholders – an investment in the company’s shares in 2000 returned nearly 17% per year while the Australian market, including dividends, returned 8% a year over the same... Show More

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Head of Research Nathan Bell explains what Amazon's recent bid for US grocer Whole Foods means for grocery retailers at home and abroad such as Coles and Woolworths, while highlighting an undervalued cable TV and broadband provider that the market's forgotten. Show More

CommSec

Qantas Airways Limited (QAN) reported a record underlying profit before tax of $1.53 billion, up 57% from $975 million, the best result in its 95 year history. Qantas also saw revenue increase by 2% to $16.2 billion: Wesfarmers Limited (WES) posted a full year Net Profit after Tax of $407... Show More

Wilson Asset Management

On Thursday, Wesfarmers (ASX: WES) announced an offer to acquire United Kingdom DIY retail chain Homebase from Home Retail Group for £340 million (A$700 million). The company plans to rebrand the Homebase chain of 265 stores across Britain and Ireland as Bunnings. Wesfarmers said the British home improvement and gardening... Show More

Pendal Group

Earlier this month I travelled to Europe and the UK to undertake a detailed assessment of the supermarket sector. These markets are further down the road than Australia in terms of the disruption from discount supermarkets like Aldi, so it is useful for us to analyse the situation there in... Show More

Ninus Kanna

How we beat the street. Thursday 21st November was the one-month anniversary of the FE 200 model portfolio. It's been a great month - returning 2.5% more than the ASX 200! This is because of good quality companies with better earnings prospects. But our banking sector call helped a lot... Show More