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A closer look at Woolworths’ off market share buy-back

 

A closer look at Woolworths’ off market share buy-back

In this week’s video insight, Stuart takes a closer look at off market share buy-backs. Earlier this week Woolworths announced an off market buy-back as the company returns the $1.7 billion received from the sale of its petrol business. One of the key assumptions is that the shareholder is able to utilise any capital losses created from selling into the buy-back. Although Stuart identifies some factors which will impact this.

The Montaka Global Funds are short Woolworths Group. This video was prepared 03 April with the information we have today, and our view may change. It does not constitute formal advice or professional investment advice. If you wish to trade Woolworths you should seek financial advice.

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Stuart is the Portfolio Manager of The Montgomery [Private] Fund. Stuart joined Montgomery in 2015 after spending 19 years in research roles with JP Morgan in Australia and in New York. Stuart was appointed Executive Director at JP Morgan in 2005 and for 8 years was Deputy Head of Research. Prior to this he worked as an analyst in the Australian Equities team at Bankers Trust Asset Management for 3 years. Stuart is a CFA® charterholder.

This post was contributed by a representative of Montgomery Investment Management Pty Limited (AFSL No. 354564). The principal purpose of this post is to provide factual information and not provide financial product advice. Additionally, the information provided is not intended to provide any recommendation or opinion about any financial product. Any commentary and statements of opinion however may contain general advice only that is prepared without taking into account your personal objectives, financial circumstances or needs. Because of this, before acting on any of the information provided, you should always consider its appropriateness in light of your personal objectives, financial circumstances and needs and should consider seeking independent advice from a financial advisor if necessary before making any decisions. This post specifically excludes personal advice.

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