The shareholder information set out below was applicable as at 1 August 2017.
DISTRIBUTION OF SHARES
(a) Analysis of numbers of shareholders by size of holding:
|RANGE OF SHARES||NUMBER OF
|1 – 1,000||287,096||102,706,811|
|1,001 – 5,000||125,045||264,842,515|
|5,001 – 10,000||11,903||83,926,440|
|10,001 – 100,000||5,509||105,911,263|
|100,001 and over||125||737,029,451|
All shares above are fully paid ordinary shares.
(b) There were 8,959 holders of less than a marketable parcel of shares.
TOP 20 LARGEST SHAREHOLDERS
|NAME||NUMBER OF SHARES||PERCENTAGE OF
|1||HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited||287,648,585||22.22|
|2||JP Morgan Nominees Australia Limited||154,160,824||11.91|
|3||Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited||88,339,612||6.82|
|4||BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd||81,287,758||6.28|
|5||National Nominees Limited||51,205,005||3.96|
|6||UBS Nominees Pty Ltd||9,498,239||0.73|
|7||Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited||5,065,000||0.39|
|8||Woolworths Custodian Pty Ltd||4,845,845||0.37|
|9||AMP Life Limited||4,578,071||0.35|
|10||Argo Investments Limited||4,133,026||0.32|
|11||IOOF Investment Management Limited <IPS Super A/C>||3,020,269||0.23|
|12||Milton Corporation Limited||2,903,973||0.22|
|13||Netwealth Investments Limited <Wrap Services A/C>||2,388,818||0.18|
|14||Navigator Australia Ltd <MLC Investment Sett A/C>||2,227,391||0.17|
|15||Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited <Navigator Mast Plan Sett A/C>||1,860,431||0.14|
|16||Pacific Custodian Pty Limited <WOW Plans Ctrl A/C>||1,572,511||0.12|
|17||RBC Investor Services Australia Nominees Ptd Ltd <VFA A/C>||1,397,787||0.11|
|18||Australian United Investment Company Limited||1,200,000||0.09|
|19||BNP Paribas Noms (NZ) Ltd <DRP>||1,060,330||0.08|
|20||BKI Investment Company Limited||1,050,244||0.08|
Woolworths Limited had received the following substantial shareholder notification. As at 1 August 2017, no other substantial notices have been received.
|HOLDER||SHARES HELD AT
DATE OF NOTICE
SHARES HELD AT
DATE OF NOTICE
|DATE OF NOTICE|
|Perpetual Limited and subsidiaries||64,217,336||5.05||3/03/2016|
UNQUOTED EQUITY SECURITIES
As at 1 August 2017, there were 6,535,529 performance rights over unissued ordinary shares.
The final dividend of 50 cents per share is expected to be paid on 6 October 2017 to eligible shareholders. A 1.5% discount will apply to the dividend reinvestment plan for the 2017 final dividend. There is currently no limit on the number of shares that can participate in the DRP.
STOCK EXCHANGE LISTINGS
Woolworths Limited ordinary shares are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under code: WOW.
AMERICAN DEPOSITORY RECEIPTS
Woolworths Limited shares may be traded in sponsored American Depository Receipts form in the United States.
CORPORATE GOVERNANCE STATEMENT
A copy of the Corporate Governance Statement can be found on our website. Visit www.woolworthsgroup.com.au
SHAREHOLDER CALENDAR 1
7 Ex date for Final Dividend
8 Record date for Final Dividend
6 Payment date for Final Dividend
31 Announcement of First quarter sales results
23 Annual General Meeting – Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
23 Announcement of half year results
1 Ex date for Interim Dividend
2 Record date for Interim Dividend
6 Payment date for Interim Dividend
2 Announcement of third quarter sales results
- Dates are subject to change
Paul van Meurs – Head of Investor Relations
Enquiries and correspondence should be directed to Woolworths Limited’s Share and Share Plans Registrar, Link Market Services at the following contact details:
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