Wesfarmers Ltd

Type: Company
Name: Wesfarmers Ltd
Nationality: Australia
Web Address: http://www.wesfarmers.com.au/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Wesfarmers Ltd
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Wesfarmers Ltd and Woolworths Limited: Should you buy?

Many investors prefer to limit their portfolios to a selection of ‘blue-chip’ stocks. While there is no hard-rule as to what determines a blue-chip, in general it refers to: a very large stock (a Top 20 or Top 50 constituent), a high-quality business ... [Published Motley Fool - 1 hour ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Tackling Food Safety And Supply Chain Issues, ICix Raises $25 Million

Tainted peanut butter, rotten eggs, bacteria-ridden fruits and vegetables, and chemically compromised merchandise are literally the spoils of the globalization of industry, and the bane of the big businesses that sell most people the food they eat and ... [Published Starfish Ventures - 5 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

IAG lifts insurance margin prediction

IAG has increased its insurance margin forecast after lower-than-expected natural peril claims, but it says gross written premium (GWP) growth will be at the bottom of a previously flagged range.The company expects an insurance margin of 18-18.3% for ... [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - 15 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Australian shares dip as earnings season starts

Shares eased after company reporting season got off to a disappointing start, with fund managers and equity strategists eager for evidence that the sharemarket’s recent six-year highs are justified.The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index and the broader All Ordinaries ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Stock scan: Dividend champs

Video Image How to protect your portfolio 1:14 Play video Finance expert David Koch explains what you need to do to ensure your share market investment stays on topnews.com.au 21 Jul 2014 Lifestyle/Money Saver HQ Lifestyle/Money Source: Supplied COMPANIES ... [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Australian share rally ends with a dip

A seven session rally for the Australian equity market ended with a modest dip, despite an afternoon rally, on Friday.However the market still posted its second consecutive week of gains. Some better than expected factory data out of China and guidance-beating ... [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Coal a drag on Wesfarmers

Shares in Wesfarmers have shed 0.9 per cent so far in 2014. The group has been hit by sharp downturn in coal prices over the last two years, although its retail division may benefit from a rise in consumer confidence. Citigroup has a "sell" recommendation ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 4 reports

Mother nature boosting profits

The gentle hand of mother nature this year is set to deliver bumper financial results for Australian insurance companies, with one major insurer substantially boosting its predicted insurance margin.IAG Managing Director and CEO Mike Wilkins says the ... [Published Insurance & Risk Professional - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Here’s why Wesfarmers Ltd shares are rallying

What: The share price of leading blue-chip Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) closed 0.65% higher yesterday, narrowly beating the gain in the S&P/ASX 200 Index (Index: ^AXJO ) (ASX: XJO) which added 0.6%. Wesfarmers’ stock is now just 1.5% away from its six-year ... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wesfarmers lifts annual coal production - Report

(Follow @coalguru on Twitter for important updates)Business Spectator reported that wesfarmers’ total coal production has lifted solidly for the year, with metallurgical coal output at the Curragh site beating guidance.For the 2014 financial year, the ... [Published Steel Guru - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 3 reports

icix Snags $25M For Supply Chain Risk Management

San Francisco-based icix , developer of software applications used for supply chain risk management, has raised $26M in a Series C funding, the company said this morning. The funding comes from Wesfarmers Limited , Veritcal Venture Partners, as well ... [Published Silicontap - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Icix Expands Supply-Chain Technology With $25M Series C

Icix International Inc. has launched its latest product for managing supply-chain risk and disclosed a $25 million Series C financing.The round, which brings the South San Francisco, Calif., company's venture financing to $50 million, drew Australia-based ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - Jul 22 2014]

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"There's not a lot of things to think about and do, so you'll probably see a lot of investors sitting on their hands" he said
"Aussie shares have had a good July, up 3.6 per cent month-to-date and that has really been driven by a rally in the mining sector, which is up about 8.8 per cent month-to-date" Peter Sumner, a portfolio manager at MLC Investments, said
"Most sectors are trading in the red as there's a broad-based sell off" Bell Direct equities analyst Leanne Jones said
"Caution leading into the Australian profit-reporting season which gets underway next week and another drop in spot iron ore prices suggest that today may not be the day for a decisive break above technical resistance in the index" said Ric Spooner, chief market analyst at CMC Markets in a note

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Flushing Australia's luck down the loo [Published Business Spectator - 48 mins ago]
Wesfarmers Ltd and Woolworths Limited: Should y... [Published Motley Fool - 1 hour ago]
Tackling Food Safety And Supply Chain Issues, I... [Published Starfish Ventures - 5 hours ago]
Major summits point to clearer direction for gl... [Published Integrated Reporting - 9 hours ago]
IAG lifts insurance margin prediction [Published InsuranceNews.com.au - 15 hours ago]
Australian shares dip as earnings season starts [Published Sydney Morning Herald - 18 hours ago]
Market shrugs off Wall St (The West Australian) [Published West Australian - 18 hours ago]
Small fall for shares in subdued trade [Published Brisbane Times - 18 hours ago]
Stock scan: Dividend champs [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Jul 27 2014]
It’s David vs. Goliath shares showdown [Published NEWS.com.au - Jul 26 2014]
A Maserati with your milk and bread? The promis... [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 26 2014]
New Zealand's Foran Replaces Simo... [Published Media Post - Jul 25 2014]
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 25 2014]
Property Valuations as at 30 June 2014 [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
Shares rise for second week, but snap seven-ses... [Published WA Today - Jul 25 2014]
Could Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd be the Comeback King... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 25 2014]
Australian share rally ends with a dip [Published Melbourne Age - Jul 25 2014]
Midday: ASX dips despite Wall Street records [Published Finance News Network - Jul 25 2014]
Share market's strong run comes to an end [Published WA Today - Jul 25 2014]
Australia shares slip 0.3 pct to snap 7 session... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 25 2014]
Markets Live: Iron ore slides lower [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 25 2014]
Coal a drag on Wesfarmers [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
Mother nature boosting profits [Published Insurance & Risk Professional - Jul 24 2014]
Australian shares on a seven-day streak [Published Brisbane Times - Jul 24 2014]
IAG benefits from fewer disasters [Published Cairns Post - Jul 24 2014]
How to retain staff in sale aftermath [Published Corporate Risk & Insurance - Jul 24 2014]
IAG upgrades profit expectations [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Who else wants an extra $10,000 income next year? [Published Motley Fool - Jul 24 2014]
3 stocks I would own if the ASX closed for 10 y... [Published Motley Fool - Jul 24 2014]
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San Francisco startup icix nets $25 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Jul 22 2014]
San Francisco-based food safety startup icix has raised $25 million in Series C funding. The investors included Wesfarmers Limited, Vertical Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Starfish Ventures . PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. ...
Icix raises $25M to make the global product sup... [Published Venturebeat - Jul 22 2014]
Above: Icix has raised $25M to make the global supply chain safer. Image Credit: Icix Icix , a startup that makes it easier to track and test consumer products, has raised $25 million in a third round of funding. The San Francisco company helps companies ...
Wesfarmers' A$1 bln insurance sale gets clearances [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Jun 12 2014]
June 12 (BusinessDesk) - Wesfarmers has been given the green light by regulators to sell its broking and premium funding units for A$1 billion to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, the New York stock exchange-listed insurer, completing the Australian company’s ...
US EQUITIES OPENING HEADLINES INCLUDING: US sto... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - Apr 07 2014]
US stock futures point to a lower open on Wall Street, following the theme from Friday after the NASDAQ-100 fell 2.7% to mark the worst session since 2011, with momentum names and technology the underperformers (Facebook (FB) fell 4.9% to entered a bear ...
Wesfarmers exits insurance industry with sale o... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Apr 07 2014]
April 7 (BusinessDesk) – Wesfarmers has agreed to sell its broking and premium funding units for A$1 billion to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, the New York stock exchange-listed insurer, completing the Australian company’s exit from the insurance ... ...
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Completes Acquisition... [Published Financial Services - Jun 16 2014]
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Signs Agreement To Ac... [Published Financial Services - Apr 07 2014]
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