Westfield (WFD.ASX) reported 1H16 earnings of $715m at the EBIT line and FFO of $342m or $0.165 cents per share. FY16 guidance remains around $0.34 cps
WFD trades on a high multiple and a forward yield into FY17 of 3.4%. For this reason, we see the stock fully valued but attractive due to it’s high quality asset base and $7b+ development pipeline.
Add a Dec covered call to enhance the yield.
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.
PS 146 Securities & Derivatives, ADA 1 & 2 accreditation, Responsible Manager Certificate. Leon is authorised to provide financial product advice and deal with respect to the following financial products:
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· Interest in managed investment schemes; and
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