Wesfarmers Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1914

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 217,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • WES

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 29

  • Share Price
  • $42.13
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Wesfarmers General Information


Wesfarmers is Australia's largest conglomerate. Its retail operations include the Bunnings hardware chain (number one in market share), discount department stores Kmart and Target (number one and three) and Officeworks in office supplies (number one). These activities account for the vast majority of group earnings before taxes. Other operations include chemicals, fertilizers, industrial and medical gases, LPG production and distribution, and industrial and safety supplies. Management is focused on generating cash and creating shareholder wealth in the long term.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Department Stores
Other Industries
Specialty Retail
General Merchandise Stores
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • Level 14, Brookfield Place Tower 2
  • 123 Saint Georges Terrace
  • Perth, Western Australia 6000
  • Australia
+61 (08) 0000 0000

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Wesfarmers Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$42.13 $43.89 $31.00 - $47.01 $47.8B 1.13B 1.56M $1.47

Wesfarmers Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Dec-2023 FY 2023 30-Jun-2023 FY 2022 30-Jun-2022 FY 2021 30-Jun-2021
EV 51,128,388 44,000,530 40,523,373 55,684,577
Revenue 28,898,535 29,188,292 26,579,949 25,196,821
EBITDA 3,724,647 3,729,798 3,770,426 3,887,961
Net Income 1,663,215 1,657,165 1,704,410 1,774,372
Total Assets 18,593,386 17,571,638 18,759,975 19,695,558
Total Debt 7,571,979 7,393,115 8,310,632 7,608,794
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Wesfarmers Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Wesfarmers Comparisons

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Wesfarmers Competitors (2)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Costco Wholesale Formerly VC-backed Seattle, WA 000000 000 000000000 000
Carrefour Corporation Massy, France 000000 00.000 000000&0
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Wesfarmers Executive Team (16)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jenny Bryant Chief Human Resources Officer
Anthony Gianotti Chief Financial Officer
Edward Bostock Chief Financial Officer - Health
Aaron Hood Chief Operating Officer, Wesfarmers Chemicals, Energy & Fertilisers
Jackie Montado Chief Digital and Technology Officer
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Wesfarmers Board Members (13)

Name Representing Role Since
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Wesfarmers Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Wesfarmers Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Wesfarmers Investments & Acquisitions (29)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Ramsay Health Care 01-May-2024 0000000000 Hospitals/Inpatient Services
SILK Laser Clinics 29-Nov-2023 0000000000 00000 Clinics/Outpatient Services 00000 000
InstantScripts 03-Jul-2023 0000000000 000.00 Clinics/Outpatient Services 00000 000
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries 31-Mar-2022 0000000000 00000 Distributors (Healthcare) 000 00000
Australian Pharmaceutical Industries 07-Oct-2021 Secondary Transaction - Private 000.00 Distributors (Healthcare) 000 00000
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Wesfarmers Subsidiaries (8)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
InstantScripts Clinics/Outpatient Services South Yarra, Australia 2018
SILK Laser Clinics Clinics/Outpatient Services Erina, Australia 0000
Catch.com.au Internet Retail Perth, Australia 0000
Greencap Environmental Services (B2B) Kew East, Australia 0000
Coregas Coal and Consumable Fuels Equipment Villawood, Australia 0000
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Wesfarmers ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated April, 27, 2024

15.43 | Low Risk

Risk Scale

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Management is related to actions taken to manage ESG issues


Peers Analysis

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Wesfarmers Exits (10)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Homebase (Specialty Retail) 18-Jan-2016 000000000000000000 00000 Completed
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Quadrant Energy 24-Jun-2015 000000000 00000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
iCiX 22-Jul-2014 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 4 buyers
Greencap 29-Nov-2013 000000000000000000 Completed
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Gallagher Insurance 07-Dec-2006 Merger/Acquisition Completed
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Wesfarmers FAQs

  • When was Wesfarmers founded?

    Wesfarmers was founded in 1914.

  • Where is Wesfarmers headquartered?

    Wesfarmers is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

  • What is the size of Wesfarmers?

    Wesfarmers has 217,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Wesfarmers in?

    Wesfarmers’s primary industry is Department Stores.

  • Is Wesfarmers a private or public company?

    Wesfarmers is a Public company.

  • What is Wesfarmers’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Wesfarmers is WES.

  • What is the current stock price of Wesfarmers?

    As of 24-May-2024 the stock price of Wesfarmers is $42.13.

  • What is the current market cap of Wesfarmers?

    The current market capitalization of Wesfarmers is $47.8B.

  • What is Wesfarmers’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Wesfarmers is $28.9B.

  • Who are Wesfarmers’s competitors?

    Costco Wholesale and Carrefour are competitors of Wesfarmers.

  • What is Wesfarmers’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Wesfarmers’s EPS for 12 months was $1.47.

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