Australian retailer Woolworths yesterday [Monday] reported an 18% rise in full-year net profits - but this was not enough to satisfy investors. Woolworths reported full year net earnings up 18% to A$563m (US$311.1m), compared with A$475.7m the previous year. After servicing income notes, net operating profit was up 22.2% to A$523.2m, below market forecasts of A$528m.