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Wesfarmers Limited - Australian Company Profile

Enterprise Type: Public Company

ASX Code: WES

What does Wesfarmers Limited do?

Wesfarmers Limited is a locally owned publicly-listed company, deriving revenue from a diversified portfolio of operations including hardware, office supplies, apparel and department store retailing; gas processing and distribution; chemical and fertiliser manufacturing; and distribution of industrial safety products. The company employs approximately 114,000 people, operates predominantly in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom and is administered from its head office in Perth.

Wesfarmers is listed on the ASX under the code WES.

 

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Wesfarmers Limited - Products & Brands

Wesfarmers Limited owns a diversified portfolio of businesses operating in the hardware, department stores, gas processing and energy distribution, chemicals and fertiliser and industrial and safety product industries. The company divides its operations into the following:

Retail:

The retail division has a range of operations from department stores to hardware and office supplies. Brands include:

  • Bunnings -  is a retailer of home improvement and outdoor living products and is a major supplier for project builders, commercial tradespeople and the housing industry with a chain of 378 trading locations.
  • Kmart Group - this division includes Kmart, Target and Catch, which retails apparel and general merchandise through 522 total stores in Australia and New Zealand, as well as online.
  • Officeworks - operates an Australia-wide chain of retail office supplies stores.

 

Industrials:

  • Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers - supplies chemicals and fertilisers to the mining, agricultural and industrial sectors. It’s subsidiary CSBP specialises in ammonia, ammonium nitrate, sodium cyanide, polyvinyl chloride resin and wood-plastic composite products. Other businesses in this segment include: Kleenheat Gas, a producer and distributor of LPG and appliances to domestic, commercial and industrial customers; Australian Vinyls, a manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride resins; a 50% interest in ammonium nitrate manufacturer Queensland Nitrates; a 75% stake in Australian Gold Reagents, a manufacturer of sodium cyanide; EVOL LNG, the producer and supplier of liquefied natural gas for for transport, power generation and industrial applications
  • Industrial & Safety - supplies maintenance, repair, operating, packaging and safety products. The unit includes Blackwoods, a supplier of industrial and safety products in Australia and New Zealand and distributor to markets in the Asia Pacific region. Other businesses include: Workwear Group, which sells apparel under the King Gee, Stubbies, Hard Yakka, Wolverine, Bales, Totally Workwear, NNT and Incorporate Wear brands; Greencap, an Australian integrated risk management and compliance company; Coregas, which produces a range of gases including oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen and argon.

 

Other:

  • Coles: Wesfarmers owns a 4.9% stake in ASX listed Coles Group Limited, a national retailer of groceries and other household consumables. 
  • Flybuys: Wesfarmers and Coles Group Limited each holds a 50% share in the flybuys loyalty program.
  • Forest products: 50% stake in Wespine Industries Pty Ltd.
  • Property: 24.8% stake in BWP Trust.
  • Investment banking: 50% interest in Gresham Partners Group Limited
  • Private equity investment: 50% interest in Gresham Private Equity Fund No. 2
  • Corporate: other activities including treasury, head office and central support functions. 

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Wesfarmers Limited - Financial Statements

pie_chart Wesfarmers Limited Financial Profit & Loss Account

BALANCE DATE6/30/20226/30/20216/30/20206/30/20196/30/2018
Sales Revenue36,679,00033,797,00030,753,00027,818,00026,720,000
Other Revenue0000000000000000000000000
Total Revenue0000000000000000000000000
Cost of Goods Sold0000000000000000000000000
Depreciation0000000000000000000000000
R & D Expenditure0000000000000000000000000
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Wesfarmers Limited - Financial Ratios

pie_chart Wesfarmers Limited Financial Growth

BALANCE DATE6/30/20226/30/20216/30/20206/30/20196/30/2018
Total Revenue Growth8.78.011.94.8-58.8
Sales Revenue Growth0000000000000000000000000
EBITDA0000000000000000000000000
NPAT0000000000000000000000000
Shareholder's Funds0000000000000000000000000
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pie_chart Wesfarmers Limited Financial Ratios

BALANCE DATE6/30/20226/30/20216/30/20206/30/20196/30/2018
Return on Revenue (ROR) (%)6.47.05.419.64.5
Return on Shareholders’ Funds (ROSF) (%)0000000000000000000000000
Return on Assets (ROA) (%)0000000000000000000000000
Profit Margin (%)0000000000000000000000000
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Wesfarmers Limited's Competitive Environment

Wesfarmers Limited operates in the following industries:

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Enterprise Details

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Key Personnel

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Enterprise Financials

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Growth & Ratios

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Operating Segments

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Competitor Benchmarking

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Industries of Operation

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Major Shareholders

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Subsidiaries

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History

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