West Australian Newspapers (WAN): Winner

Submitted by Marco on 1 April, 2007 - 00:45

West Australian Newspapers WAN Stock Chart

West Australian Newspapers (WAN) was the best performing shares among the shares listed on the ASX100 index (Winner of the Week for week 12 of 2007). The media and publishing company gained 9.68 percent or $1.38 during the week to close at $15.63. The All Ordinaries closed the week at 5978.8 and the ASX200 index closed at 5995.

West Australian Newspapers Limited is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) under stock code WAN. You can view their investor website here. West Australian Newspapers Holdings Ltd is the leading media group in Western Australia. WAN involves the following entities: Newspaper publishing, commercial newspaper printing, travel agency and radio communications. The flagship of the company is The West Australian daily newspaper which is published Monday to Saturday. The West Australian was first published in 1833 and it now sells an average of approximately 200,000 copies Monday to Friday and 375,000 copies on a Saturday. WAN was listed on the ASX on 9 January, 1992. Warwick Gordon Kent, AO is the Chairman for West Australian Nespapers while Ken Steinke is the CEO. Browse for Australian stockbroker recommendations. Check your charts and good luck with your share trading!