Listed retailer wrap: DJs wins the week

Compiled by Patrick Avenell

SYDNEY, NSW: The big percentage winner this week was David Jones, which led the seven major listed retailers with a 6.74 per cent increase in its share price since opening on Monday.

Three retailers went backwards this week, with Myer, Woolworths and JB Hi-Fi recording falls across the five trading days.

David Jones was also the big winner in real dollar terms, improving $0.30 to $4.75. Wesfarmers, owners of the Bunnings and Coles brand, amongst others, also performed well, improving $0.14 (0.42 per cent) to $33.42.

Full list (last Friday’s close in brackets)

David Jones: $4.75 ($4.45) — +6.74%
Harvey Norman: $3.15 ($3.12) — +0.96%
JB Hi-Fi: $19.03 ($19.04) — -0.00%
Myer: $3.84 ($3.85) — -0.25%
Thorn Group: $1.66 ($1.66) — +0.00%
Wesfarmers: $33.42 ($33.28) — +0.42%
Woolworths: $27.63 ($27.72) — -0.36%

Prices correct as of 1pm this afternoon.

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