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ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) is a global testing, inspection and certification company. Although ALS’ early history was focused on servicing the mineral exploration industry, the company has since broadened its exposure into a wide range of sectors including agriculture, pharmaceuticals and construction.

ALS, an initialism for Australian Laboratory Services, was established as a small chemical company in 1863. This company then went on to list on the local stock exchange in 1952. Today, ALS is a global company with operations in Asia, South America, North America, Africa, Europe and more recently, the Middle East. With this, the company employs more than 13,000 staff in over 65 countries.

Over the years, ALS shares have grown to sit comfortably within the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) and now also offer ASX investors a stream of income in the form of dividends.

ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) Latest News

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FAQ

Will ALS pay a dividend in 2020?

ALS has announced a final dividend payment for FY20 of 6.1 cents per share, to be paid on 6 July. This dividend is 70% franked. No announcements have been made regarding its next dividend payment.

Does ALS offer a DRP?

Yes, ALS offers a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) as an alternative to receiving cash dividends on ALS ordinary shares. However, its DRP is not currently available for its final FY20 dividend payment.