Woolworths Holdings Limited

JSE:WHL Stock Report

Market Cap: R52.9b

Woolworths Holdings Past Earnings Performance

Past criteria checks 3/6

Woolworths Holdings has been growing earnings at an average annual rate of 36.3%, while the Multiline Retail industry saw earnings growing at 5.5% annually. Revenues have been declining at an average rate of 0.4% per year. Woolworths Holdings's return on equity is 31.5%, and it has net margins of 4.9%.

Key information

36.3%

Earnings growth rate

37.1%

EPS growth rate

Multiline Retail Industry Growth6.5%
Revenue growth rate-0.4%
Return on equity31.5%
Net Margin4.9%
Next Earnings Update04 Sep 2024

Recent past performance updates

Recent updates

Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) Shareholders Might Be Looking For Exit

Jul 11
Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) Shareholders Might Be Looking For Exit

Is Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) A Risky Investment?

May 03
Is Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) A Risky Investment?

Why The 24% Return On Capital At Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Should Have Your Attention

Mar 28
Why The 24% Return On Capital At Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Should Have Your Attention

Subdued Growth No Barrier To Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) Price

Feb 09
Subdued Growth No Barrier To Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) Price

Here's Why Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Jan 21
Here's Why Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Has Caught The Eye Of Investors

Why The 25% Return On Capital At Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Should Have Your Attention

Dec 01
Why The 25% Return On Capital At Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Should Have Your Attention

We Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) CEO Compensation

Nov 16
We Think Some Shareholders May Hesitate To Increase Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) CEO Compensation

Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk

Oct 31
Woolworths Holdings Limited's (JSE:WHL) Share Price Could Signal Some Risk

Here's Why We Think Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Oct 01
Here's Why We Think Woolworths Holdings (JSE:WHL) Might Deserve Your Attention Today

Revenue & Expenses Breakdown

How Woolworths Holdings makes and spends money. Based on latest reported earnings, on an LTM basis.


Earnings and Revenue History

JSE:WHL Revenue, expenses and earnings (ZAR Millions)
DateRevenueEarningsG+A ExpensesR&D Expenses
24 Dec 2374,0993,65713,6030
24 Sep 2373,1833,76813,2950
25 Jun 2372,2663,87812,9870
25 Dec 2269,2704,08912,4590
25 Sep 2267,3163,79612,1600
26 Jun 2265,3623,50211,8610
26 Mar 2271,8083,20514,4950
26 Dec 2170,9572,85114,6480
26 Sep 2174,8603,50616,0800
27 Jun 2178,7634,16117,5120
27 Mar 2176,5642,95516,9970
27 Dec 2074,3641,74816,4820
27 Sep 2073,2861,15316,4190
28 Jun 2072,20855716,3550
28 Mar 2073,371-42516,8630
29 Dec 1974,533-1,40717,3710
29 Sep 1973,818-1,24617,5530
30 Jun 1973,103-1,08617,7350
31 Mar 1971,2681,05917,4700
23 Dec 1869,4333,20317,2050
23 Sep 1869,013-17317,0830
24 Jun 1868,592-3,55016,9600
24 Mar 1868,362-3,14016,8570
24 Dec 1768,131-2,73016,7540
24 Sep 1767,6611,35816,4940
25 Jun 1767,1905,44616,2330
25 Mar 1767,2085,34216,3010
25 Dec 1667,2265,23716,3690
25 Sep 1666,1154,79116,0050
26 Jun 1665,0044,34415,6400
26 Mar 1662,8994,09915,1120
27 Dec 1560,7933,85414,5840
27 Sep 1558,6503,43614,0480
28 Jun 1556,5063,01713,5110
28 Mar 1552,2782,97011,9110
28 Dec 1448,0492,92310,3110
28 Sep 1443,8782,8548,9630
29 Jun 1439,7072,7857,6140
29 Mar 1438,8172,7727,3720
29 Dec 1337,9262,7597,1290
29 Sep 1336,5772,6476,8840

Quality Earnings: WHL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: WHL's current net profit margins (4.9%) are lower than last year (5.9%).


Free Cash Flow vs Earnings Analysis


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: WHL's earnings have grown significantly by 36.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: WHL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: WHL had negative earnings growth (-10.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Multiline Retail industry average (8.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: WHL's Return on Equity (31.5%) is considered high.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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