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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.25
WOLWF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WOLWF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WOLWF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.30 Max: 11.63
Current: 0.25
0.12
11.63
Equity to Asset 0.38
WOLWF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. WOLWF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WOLWF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.38
0.2
0.44
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.23
M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
7.32%
-9.26%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.20
WOLWF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. WOLWF: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WOLWF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.17  Med: 5.50 Max: 5.95
Current: -1.2
4.17
5.95
Net-margin (%) -0.18
WOLWF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WOLWF: -0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WOLWF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 3.61 Max: 4.02
Current: -0.18
2.68
4.02
ROE (%) -1.04
WOLWF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. WOLWF: -1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WOLWF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.35  Med: 27.92 Max: 32.77
Current: -1.04
20.35
32.77
ROA (%) -0.43
WOLWF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. WOLWF: -0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WOLWF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.51  Med: 10.44 Max: 11.36
Current: -0.43
8.51
11.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.79
WOLWF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. WOLWF: -4.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WOLWF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.79  Med: 42.15 Max: 50.06
Current: -4.79
33.79
50.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
WOLWF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. WOLWF: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WOLWF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 8.20 Max: 13.5
Current: 2.3
2.3
13.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
WOLWF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. WOLWF: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WOLWF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 13.30 Max: 21.2
Current: 0.6
0.6
21.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
WOLWF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WOLWF: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WOLWF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.4  Med: 15.20 Max: 30.1
Current: -1.4
-1.4
30.1
» WOLWF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-29)


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Preferred stocks of Woolworths Ltd

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
WOWHC.Australia104.750.00Hybrid Securities

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 15.80
WOLWF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.73 vs. WOLWF: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 72.64
WOLWF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
91% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.53 vs. WOLWF: 72.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WOLWF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.66  Med: 52.59 Max: 163.96
Current: 72.64
33.66
163.96
P/B 3.04
WOLWF's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. WOLWF: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WOLWF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.78 Max: 9.52
Current: 3.04
2.47
9.52
P/S 0.45
WOLWF's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WOLWF: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WOLWF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.45
0.44
0.97
PFCF 23.35
WOLWF's PFCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.38 vs. WOLWF: 23.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WOLWF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.59  Med: 35.79 Max: 497.69
Current: 23.35
21.59
497.69
POCF 8.18
WOLWF's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.88 vs. WOLWF: 8.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WOLWF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.96  Med: 12.70 Max: 18.77
Current: 8.18
7.96
18.77
EV-to-EBIT 9.33
WOLWF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. WOLWF: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WOLWF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 12.60 Max: 20.6
Current: 9.33
9
20.6
EV-to-EBITDA 6.94
WOLWF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. WOLWF: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WOLWF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 10.00 Max: 15.9
Current: 6.94
6.7
15.9
PEG 4.57
WOLWF's PEG is ranked lower than
75% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. WOLWF: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WOLWF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.55 Max: 6.02
Current: 4.57
1.08
6.02
Shiller P/E 13.44
WOLWF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. WOLWF: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WOLWF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.05  Med: 26.85 Max: 56.25
Current: 13.44
13.05
56.25
Current Ratio 0.78
WOLWF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WOLWF: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WOLWF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.78
0.68
1.14
Quick Ratio 0.27
WOLWF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. WOLWF: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WOLWF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.27
0.19
0.43
Days Inventory 40.47
WOLWF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.31 vs. WOLWF: 40.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WOLWF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.58  Med: 32.30 Max: 39.37
Current: 40.47
27.58
39.37
Days Sales Outstanding 6.17
WOLWF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. WOLWF: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WOLWF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.25  Med: 3.83 Max: 10.11
Current: 6.17
3.25
10.11
Days Payable 56.74
WOLWF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
62% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 46.29 vs. WOLWF: 56.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WOLWF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.7  Med: 39.09 Max: 41.48
Current: 56.74
34.7
41.48

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 7.08
WOLWF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. WOLWF: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WOLWF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 5.25 Max: 9.39
Current: 7.08
2.75
9.39
Dividend Growth (3y) 3.90
WOLWF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
58% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. WOLWF: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WOLWF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 15.20 Max: 21.6
Current: 3.9
3.9
21.6
Forward Dividend Yield 5.48
WOLWF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. WOLWF: 5.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.99
WOLWF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. WOLWF: 8.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WOLWF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 6.67 Max: 11.93
Current: 8.99
3.49
11.93
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
WOLWF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. WOLWF: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WOLWF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: -0.50 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.9
-5.1
2.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 9.73
WOLWF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. WOLWF: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WOLWF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 10.86 Max: 243.92
Current: 9.73
2.62
243.92
Price/Projected FCF 1.50
WOLWF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. WOLWF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WOLWF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 2.23 Max: 99.4
Current: 1.5
1.45
99.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
WOLWF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WOLWF: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WOLWF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.69
0.47
1.16
Price/Graham Number 1.84
WOLWF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. WOLWF: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WOLWF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 3.09 Max: 16.1
Current: 1.84
1.92
16.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.70
WOLWF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. WOLWF: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WOLWF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 7.90 Max: 11.1
Current: 10.7
4.9
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.53
WOLWF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. WOLWF: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WOLWF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 15.80 Max: 19.6
Current: 6.53
5.6
19.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $46822
EPS $ 1.31
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $15.30 - 23.89
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1270.94

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 48,301 47,629 51,779
EPS($) 1.08 1.13 1.02
EPS without NRI($) 1.08 1.13 1.02

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
Compare:LSE:TSCO, XPAR:CA, OTCPK:AHONY » details
Traded in other countries:WOW.Australia, WWR.Germany,
Woolworths Ltd was founded on December 5, 1924. The Company is engaged in retail operations The Company is engaged in retail sale of food, liquor and petroleum products in Australia, New Zealand and India. It operates in five segments: Australian Food, Liquor and Petrol engaged in procurement of food, liquor and petroleum products for resale to customers in Australia; New Zealand Supermarkets engaged in procurement of food and liquor products for resale to customers in New Zealand; General Merchandise engaged in procurement of discount general merchandise products for resale to customers predominantly in Australia; Hotels engaged in provision of leisure and hospitality services including food and alcohol, accommodation, entertainment and gaming in Australia; and Home Improvement engaged in procurement of home improvement products for resale to customers in Australia.
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