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Westpac's Kelly named CEO award finalist

Author: Todd Wenning
Date: 04 Dec 2014

In his 1994 letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, Warren Buffett noted that: "Over time, the skill with which a company's managers allocate capital has an enormous impact on the enterprise's value." We couldn't agree more

Westpac's interim result shy of forecasts

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 May 2016

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced a cash profit--a preferred measure of profitability among the big banks which excludes one-off items--of $3.9 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2016, up 3 per cent on the previous corresponding half year

Westpac to pay special dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 May 2013

Westpac Group (WBC) on Friday announced a 10 per cent year-on-year rise in cash earnings to $3.53 billion for the six months to 31 March 2013.

Westpac records in-line cash profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 02 Nov 2015

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced a 3 per cent rise in cash profit to $7.82 billion for the financial year ended 30 September 2015

Westpac posts flat 1H cash profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 May 2015

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced cash earnings of $3.778 billion or 121.3 cents a share for the first half of its 2015 fiscal year, unchanged on the prior corresponding period

Westpac lifts cash profit, dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 05 May 2014

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced an 8 per cent rise in cash earnings -- a preferred measure of underlying performance among the big banks -- to $3.8 billion for the half year ended 31 March 2014

Westpac impresses with $7.6bn profit

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 03 Nov 2014

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced an 8 per cent rise in cash profit to $7.6 billion for the fiscal year ended 30 September 2014, in line with both Morningstar and consensus forecasts

Westpac announces special dividend

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 04 Nov 2013

Westpac Group (WBC) on Monday announced a cash profit of $7.1 billion for the fiscal year to September 2013, up 8 per cent on the previous year

Westpac and the holy grail

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 12 Nov 2013

Three of Australia's big four banks recently announced some impressive profit results for the 2013 fiscal year

Westfield results in line, APA lifts guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 25 Feb 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Westfield Group (WFD)

Westfield on track, Qantas surprises

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 29 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Westfield Group (WDC)

Westfield in line, WorleyParsons' profit falls

Author: Christine St Anne/Nicholas Grove
Date: 26 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Westfield Corporation (WFD)

Westfield Group's earnings meet guidance

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 23 Feb 2017

FFO per security was 33.7 US cents, up 3.8 per cent on the previous year on a pro-forma basis, the global shopping centre operator said in a statement to the ASX on Thursday

Wesfarmers, Woodside lift dividends

Author: Nicholas Grove
Date: 19 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers Limited

Wesfarmers posts bumper profit, but clouds loom

Author: Nicki Bourlioufas
Date: 16 Feb 2017

However, Wesfarmers' (ASX: WES) Coles supermarket business is struggling to maintain market share in the face of strong competition from ALDI

Wesfarmers makes $579m capital return

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 15 Aug 2013

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers (WES)

Wesfarmers gives investors $1.1bn bonus

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 20 Aug 2014

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers

Wesfarmers delivers strong result

Author: Anthony Fensom
Date: 20 Aug 2015

Companies covered in this report: • Wesfarmers (WES)

Weighing up the chance of a Grexit

Author: Holly Cook
Date: 08 Jul 2015

Stock markets across the Eurozone opened sharply lower on Monday morning after the people of Greece voted a resounding "no" to an International Monetary Fund-imposed "cash-for-reform" deal

Weather weighs on AGL, Westfield's earnings in line

Author: Nicholas Grove/Christine St Anne
Date: 26 Feb 2014

Companies covered in this report: • AGL Energy

Wealth division drags AMP's profit down 10 per cent

Author: Glenn Freeman
Date: 18 Aug 2016

AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) has reported a net profit of $523 million for the first half of 2016, up 3 per cent on the corresponding period in 2015

Ways to beat the 3 per cent inflation rate

Author: Elizabeth Moran
Date: 26 Aug 2014

Not long ago, low inflation and high interest rates meant investors could easily get a good real return just by putting their money in the bank

Way out for debt-stricken governments

Author: Michael Collins
Date: 16 Mar 2015

Austerity has failed to reduce the debt burdens of governments that imposed this remedy to fix their finances

Was Medibank a bad buy?

Author: Christine St Anne
Date: 02 Jul 2015

Medibank's (MPL) initial public offering was launched in November 2014 with a great deal of fanfare within the investment community

Warren Buffett again backs Vanguard ETF

Author: Kevin McDevitt
Date: 14 Mar 2017

Warren Buffett once again extolled the virtues of passive funds in his recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter and reiterated his recommendation of Vanguard 500 Index as his preferred vehicle

Wake up and smell the tulips

Author: Robert Mead
Date: 25 Oct 2016

At the time of the GFC, the RBA cash rate was 7.25 per cent, reflecting inflation above the Reserve Bank of Australia's target band of 2 to 3 per cent

Waiting for some clear signals

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 19 Apr 2016

Overview

Wait for some positive signs

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 20 Jan 2015

Overview

Wait for market to show its hand

Author: Lesley Beath
Date: 16 Jan 2017

Last week was a mixed one for global equity markets: some up, some down

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