WPL.ASX 1H16 underlying profit of $340m was down 50% on 1H15. IH16 EPS $0.41 and DPS (down 50%) to $0.34
Fy17 outlook is for full year EPS of $1.30 and DPS of $0.90 placing the stock on a forward yield of 4.5%.
The stock appears to be in the early stage of a break higher and for the time being, we leave this name uncapped from a call option perspective.
Author: Leon Hinde
Leon has been working in the financial services industry for 18 years in management and advisory roles. Leon has extensive experience in general advice and dealings involving securities and derivative financial products.
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