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Market Cap $392.93 million
P/E Ratio 7.46
Dividend Yield 9.32%
Shares Outstanding 269.13 million
Earnings per share 0.207
Dividend per share 0.14
Year To Date Return -40.19%
Earnings Yield 13.40%
Franking 100%
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Australian Finance Group Ltd (ASX: AFG)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
07 Mar 2022 $0.0700 100.00% Interim 24 Mar 2022
06 Sep 2021 $0.0740 100.00% Final 23 Sep 2021
01 Mar 2021 $0.0590 100.00% Interim 18 Mar 2021
09 Sep 2020 $0.0470 100.00% Final 29 Sep 2020
02 Mar 2020 $0.0540 100.00% Interim 26 Mar 2020
06 Sep 2019 $0.0590 100.00% Final 03 Oct 2019
04 Mar 2019 $0.0470 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2019
31 Aug 2018 $0.0570 100.00% Final 27 Sep 2018
05 Mar 2018 $0.1200 100.00% Special 29 Mar 2018
05 Mar 2018 $0.0470 100.00% Interim 29 Mar 2018
01 Sep 2017 $0.0550 100.00% Final 28 Sep 2017
06 Mar 2017 $0.0420 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2017
02 Sep 2016 $0.0540 100.00% Final 30 Sep 2016
11 Mar 2016 $0.0300 100.00% Interim 29 Mar 2016

AFG ASX Announcements

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About Australian Finance Group Ltd

Headquartered in Perth, Western Australia, Australian Finance Group Ltd (ASX: AFG) is one of the country’s largest mortgage broking groups. The company was established in 1994 and began life as a aggregator, providing mortgage brokers with access to loan products and support services.

Today, the company employs more than 200 staff Australia-wide and works with nearly 3,000 finance brokers across the country. Its offerings include mortgage aggregation as well as business finance, insurance, and own-label securitised products. According to the company, AFG brokers are able to offer their clients a choice of more than 3,800 finance products from leading Australian lenders including the big four banks.

AFG assists around 7,500 Australians to secure loans and, as at September 2020, has a loan book around $140 billion in size.

Australian Finance Group shares first began trading on the ASX in May 2015. The AFG share price was hit hard by the pandemic in 2020, falling nearly 70% between February and March. As at September 2020, the AFG share price had partially recovered but had failed to reach its pre-pandemic highs.

AFG Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
05 Jul 2022 $1.46 $-0.09 -5.83% 2,280,923 $1.51 $1.51 $1.42
04 Jul 2022 $1.55 $0.06 4.04% 321,530 $1.52 $1.56 $1.50
01 Jul 2022 $1.49 $-0.02 -1.32% 442,204 $1.53 $1.55 $1.49
30 Jun 2022 $1.51 $-0.02 -1.31% 365,046 $1.51 $1.56 $1.51
29 Jun 2022 $1.53 $-0.01 -0.65% 990,100 $1.53 $1.55 $1.50
28 Jun 2022 $1.54 $-0.05 -3.13% 656,653 $1.60 $1.60 $1.52
27 Jun 2022 $1.60 $0.05 3.24% 1,345,469 $1.59 $1.61 $1.58
24 Jun 2022 $1.55 $0.07 4.75% 1,046,167 $1.47 $1.56 $1.45
23 Jun 2022 $1.48 $-0.08 -5.16% 815,123 $1.56 $1.57 $1.47
22 Jun 2022 $1.55 $-0.03 -1.90% 563,125 $1.60 $1.61 $1.55
21 Jun 2022 $1.58 $0.07 4.64% 2,116,778 $1.51 $1.58 $1.48
20 Jun 2022 $1.51 $0.02 1.35% 871,193 $1.48 $1.53 $1.47
17 Jun 2022 $1.49 $-0.11 -6.92% 1,453,002 $1.56 $1.57 $1.49
16 Jun 2022 $1.59 $-0.01 -0.62% 937,895 $1.65 $1.67 $1.59
15 Jun 2022 $1.61 $-0.07 -4.19% 752,058 $1.67 $1.67 $1.61
14 Jun 2022 $1.67 $-0.05 -2.92% 1,397,788 $1.67 $1.68 $1.56
10 Jun 2022 $1.72 $-0.12 -6.54% 886,279 $1.82 $1.82 $1.70
09 Jun 2022 $1.84 $-0.01 -0.54% 608,408 $1.85 $1.86 $1.82
08 Jun 2022 $1.85 $-0.03 -1.60% 418,796 $1.91 $1.93 $1.84
07 Jun 2022 $1.87 $-0.02 -1.06% 233,853 $1.90 $1.90 $1.85

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
07 Mar 2022 Annette King Buy 60 $132,000
On-market trade.
03 Mar 2022 Craig Carter Buy 200 $438,500
On-market trade.
24 Dec 2021 Greg Medcraft Transfer 60 $154,200
On-market transfer.
22 Dec 2021 Craig Carter Buy 239 $616,580
On-market trade.
21 Dec 2021 Jane Muirsmith Buy 40 $103,135
On-market trade.
09 Dec 2021 Anthony (Tony) Gill Sell 90 $235,890
On-market trade.
02 Dec 2021 Malcolm Watkins Sell 1 $2,630,000
Off-market trade.
29 Nov 2021 Malcolm Watkins Issued 11 $27,983
Issue of securities. 45,265 - Performance Rights
26 Aug 2021 Brett McKeon Buy 21 $65,155
Conversion of securities. As per announcement on 31/08/2021.
There is no transaction reported for the conversion of rights.
26 Aug 2021 Malcolm Watkins Exercise 21 $65,155
Conversion of securities. 34,248 - Performance Rights
As per announcement on 31/08/2021
26 Aug 2021 Malcolm Watkins Buy 21 $65,155
Conversion of securities.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Brett Murray McKeon Executive Director Jun 2006
Mr McKeon has worked for more than 31 years in the financial services industry. He has management, capital raising, public company and sales experience and is an experienced director in both the public and private arenas. In addition to his role as Non-Executive Director of AFG, Mr McKeon is the Chair of Establish Property Group (EPG).
Mr Malcolm Stephen Watkins Executive Director Dec 1997
Mr Watkins has driven the company's tactical development of market-leading IT and marketing divisions for 27 years. Mr Watkins is also on the board of Thinktank, a leading commercial property lender in which AFG holds a 32.29% stake. He is tasked with overseeing the opportunity to blend Thinktank's commercial property lending expertise with AFG's broad distribution and securitisation capabilities, to deliver strategic value to both businesses. Mr Watkins is also a former board member of the industry's peak national body representing the sector, the Mortgage and Finance Association of Australia.
Mr Anthony (Tony) Peter Gill Non-Executive ChairmanNon-Executive Director Aug 2008
Mr Gill has experience across Australia's finance industry, mostly with Macquarie Bank. Mr Gill is a Director of First Mortgage Services and First American Title Insurance. He sits on the Board of the Butterfly Foundation for Eating Disorders and the Pinchgut Opera. Mr Gill is a former member of the Board of Genworth Mortgage Insurance Limited (GMA.AX), and a former member of ASIC's External Advisory Panel.
Mr Craig Gillen Carter Non-Executive Director Mar 2015
Mr Carter is a member of the Risk and Compliance Committee. Following a career spanning 35 years in stockbroking and investment banking, specialising in Corporate Advice and Equity Capital Markets, Mr Carter now actively manages his own family business interests across a range of investment activities. Mr Carter is a professional with experience in both business ownership and corporate advisory. This experience and reputation provides a platform for integrity and good governance.
Mrs Jane Mary Muirsmith Non-Executive Director Mar 2016
Mrs Muirsmith is a digital and marketing strategist, having held several executive positions in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore and New York. Ms Muirsmith is Managing Director of Lenox Hill, a digital strategy and advisory firm and is a Non-Executive Director of Cedar Woods Properties Ltd, the Telethon Kids Institute, and Chair and Non-Executive Director of HealthDirect Australia. Ms Muirsmith is also a member of the Ambassadorial Council UWA Business School. Ms Muirsmith is Chair of the Risk and Compliance Committee.
Ms Melanie Jane Kiely Non-Executive Director Mar 2016
Ms Kiely has over 30 years of experience in health care, financial services and consulting in Australia, Europe and South Africa. Ms Kiely is also currently a Non Executive Director of AIA Health and the Black Dog Institute. She is also CEO of Good Sammy Enterprises. Prior to this, she has held senior roles with Silver Chain, HBF Health Fund, nib health funds, MBF and was an Associate Partner at global consulting firm Accenture. She has also held a number of Board positions in the financial services and health sectors. Ms Kiely is a member of the Risk and Compliance Committee.
Mr Greg Medcraft Non-Executive Director Sep 2021
Mr Medcraft has financial markets experience, with leadership roles across both the private and public sectors in Australia and globally. Mr Medcraft's career was spent with accounting firm KPMG before spending 26 years with Societe Generale in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas, and then as CEO of the industry group, the Australian Securitisation Forum. At Societe Generale, Mr Medcraft initially worked on corporate finance, then capital markets, structured finance, project finance and funds management before becoming Deputy Global Head of Financial Engineering, and then Managing Director and Global Head of Securitisation. When based in New York, Mr Medcraft co-founded the industry group, the American Securitization Forum, and was Chairman for a number of years. From 2009, Mr Medcraft served initially as Commissioner and then as Chairman of ASIC during seven years with the corporate regulator. In 2017, Mr Medcraft moved to Paris as Director of the OECD's Directorate of Financial and Enterprise Affairs. He also serves as a director of the Washington-based think tank Salzburg Global Seminar.
Ms Annette King Non-Executive Director Feb 2022
Ms King is an experienced company director, CEO and actuary, with over 30 years of experience in financial services across Asia-Pacific. Prior to becoming a non-executive director, she had experience as a CEO, CFO and CMO of financial institutions, as well as being a founder/entrepreneur. She has served multi-national companies (Swiss Re, AXA, Manulife, Mercer) and fintech companies (FNZ, Galileo Platforms). Her focus is on business growth through differentiated client experience, organizational culture and innovation via digital and technology enablement. She serves on the boards of Swiss Re, MLC Superannuation, Galileo Platforms and will be President and chair of the Actuaries Institute in 2022. She was previously President of the Life Insurance Association of Singapore.
Mr David James Bailey Chief Executive Officer Mar 2017
Ms Lisa Bevan Company Secretary
Alison Clarke AFG Head of Corporate Communications
David James Bailey Chief Executive Officer
Ben Jenkins Chief Financial Officer
John Sanger Chief Operating Officer
Lisa Bevan Company Secretary

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 54,038,846 20.14%
National Nominees Limited 41,199,304 15.35%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 29,081,825 10.84%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 18,145,498 6.76%
MBM Investments Pty Ltd 16,310,694 6.08%
Banyard Holdings Pty Ltd 14,788,765 5.51%
Perpetual Corporate Trust Ltd 12,345,025 4.60%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 5,083,570 1.89%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 3,356,243 1.25%
Invia Custodian Pty Limited 2,743,637 1.02%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (i) 2,728,738 1.02%
Assured Financial Services Pty Ltd 2,060,000 0.77%
Adrien Mann (South Pacific) Pty Ltd 1,110,000 0.41%
Edi Nominees Pty Ltd 1,060,000 0.39%
Angela Middleton 1,000,000 0.37%
Lisa Bevan 1,000,000 0.37%
Egmont Pty Ltd 960,714 0.36%
Noldex Pty Ltd 835,000 0.31%
National Nominees Limited (i) 653,305 0.24%
Cs Fourth Nominees Pty Limited 545,293 0.20%