Eagers Automotive Ltd (ASX: APE) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $4.14 billion
P/E Ratio 22.52
Dividend Yield 1.56%
Shares Outstanding 256.93 million
Earnings per share 0.710
Dividend per share 0.50
Year To Date Return 22.27%
Earnings Yield 4.44%
Franking 100%
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Eagers Automotive Ltd (ASX: APE)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
31 Mar 2021 $0.2500 100.00% Final 20 Apr 2021
31 Mar 2020 $0.1125 100.00% Final 20 Apr 2020
25 Sep 2019 $0.1400 100.00% Interim 17 Oct 2019
28 Mar 2019 $0.2250 100.00% Final 18 Apr 2019
13 Sep 2018 $0.1400 100.00% Interim 05 Oct 2018
28 Mar 2018 $0.2250 100.00% Final 18 Apr 2018
14 Sep 2017 $0.1350 100.00% Interim 06 Oct 2017
29 Mar 2017 $0.2200 100.00% Final 18 Apr 2017
15 Sep 2016 $0.1300 100.00% Interim 07 Oct 2016
24 Mar 2016 $0.2000 100.00% Final 15 Apr 2016
14 Sep 2015 $0.1200 100.00% 07 Oct 2015
31 Mar 2015 $0.1800 100.00% 17 Apr 2015
15 Sep 2014 $0.0900 100.00% 03 Oct 2014
25 Mar 2013 $0.1300 100.00% Final 16 Apr 2013
11 Sep 2012 $0.0700 100.00% Interim 05 Oct 2012
20 Mar 2009 $0.2200 100.00% Final 09 Apr 2009

APE ASX Announcements

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DateAnnouncementPrice Sensitive?TimeNo. of PagesFile Size
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About Eagers Automotive Ltd

Eagers Automotive Ltd (ASX: APE) is Australia’s oldest listed automotive retail group, operating new and used car, truck and bus dealerships across the country. Formerly AP Eagers Ltd, the company's origins trace all the way back to 1913 and the company officially listed on the ASX in 1957. Notably, in 2019, Eagers completed a transformative merger with the formerly ASX-listed Automotive Holdings Group.

Today, Eagers has a portfolio comprising over 200 new car dealerships across Australia and New Zealand. With this, the company operates dealerships for a range of automotive brands including 19 of the 20 top-selling car brands in Australia and 9 of the top 10 luxury car brands.

Additionally, Eagers has a number of truck and bus dealerships in Australia and owns more than $300 million of real estate in prime locations across the nation. Impressively, the company has paid a dividend to shareholders every year since listing in 1957.

APE Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
03 Aug 2021 $16.21 $0.21 1.31% 616,820 $15.87 $16.30 $15.87
02 Aug 2021 $16.00 $0.18 1.14% 329,711 $15.82 $16.17 $15.81
30 Jul 2021 $15.82 $-0.60 -3.65% 752,389 $16.50 $16.50 $15.77
29 Jul 2021 $16.42 $0.43 2.69% 700,710 $16.19 $16.53 $16.18
28 Jul 2021 $15.99 $0.29 1.85% 914,440 $16.31 $16.59 $15.88
27 Jul 2021 $15.70 $0.10 0.64% 327,528 $15.72 $15.85 $15.60
26 Jul 2021 $15.60 $0.23 1.50% 378,077 $15.39 $15.70 $15.22
23 Jul 2021 $15.37 $-0.13 -0.84% 776,584 $15.25 $15.43 $15.20
22 Jul 2021 $15.50 $0.00 0.00% 308,888 $15.65 $15.72 $15.45
21 Jul 2021 $15.50 $0.41 2.72% 513,205 $15.23 $15.81 $15.16
20 Jul 2021 $15.09 $0.08 0.53% 630,734 $14.90 $15.22 $14.77
19 Jul 2021 $15.01 $-0.91 -5.72% 710,389 $15.44 $15.55 $15.01
16 Jul 2021 $15.92 $0.28 1.79% 403,195 $15.80 $16.05 $15.20
15 Jul 2021 $15.64 $0.34 2.22% 485,976 $15.42 $15.70 $15.21
14 Jul 2021 $15.30 $-0.03 -0.20% 391,814 $15.15 $15.49 $15.07
13 Jul 2021 $15.33 $0.17 1.12% 500,764 $15.20 $15.40 $15.12
12 Jul 2021 $15.16 $-0.10 -0.66% 431,244 $15.15 $15.21 $14.99
09 Jul 2021 $15.26 $-0.31 -1.99% 588,296 $15.28 $15.47 $14.87
08 Jul 2021 $15.57 $-0.01 -0.06% 1,162,914 $15.58 $15.65 $15.38
07 Jul 2021 $15.58 $0.29 1.90% 319,357 $15.22 $15.65 $15.16
06 Jul 2021 $15.29 $-0.39 -2.49% 627,761 $15.65 $15.71 $15.22

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
13 May 2021 Gregory (Greg) Duncan Buy 50 $695,412
On-market trade.
24 Feb 2021 Nicholas Politis Buy 100 $1,237,660
On-market trade.
24 Feb 2021 Martin Ward Buy 40 $499,324
On-market trade.
24 Feb 2021 Sophie Moore Issued 144 $1,785,500
Issue of options.
24 Feb 2021 Sophie Moore Issued 54 $666,881
Issue of securities. 54,130 - performance rights
07 Sep 2020 Timothy Crommelin Buy 6 $53,067
On-market trade.
04 Sep 2020 Nicholas Politis Buy 168 $1,514,180
On-market trade.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Nicholas George Politis Non-Executive Director May 2000
Mr Politis is a Executive Chairman of WFM Motors Pty Ltd. He has automotive retail industry experience and Director of a number of proprietary limited companies.
Mr Gregory (Greg) James Duncan Non-Executive Director Dec 2019
Mr Duncan is a chairman of Cox Automotive Australia Board of Management (Since 2016). He is a director of advisory and investment firm JWT Bespoke Pty Ltd (Since 2013). He is also a former owner and executive chairman of Trivett Automotive Group. He is Former Director of Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (2015 to 2019). He is a member of the Risk Committee.
Mr Timothy Boyd Irving Crommelin Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Feb 2011
Mr Crommelin is chairman of Morgans Holdings (Australia) Limited. He is Director of Senex Energy Ltd (Since 2010) and Australian Cancer Research Foundation. He has knowledge of corporate finance, risk management and acquisitions and over 40 years experience in the stockbroking and property industry.
Mr Marcus John Birrell Non-Executive Director Jul 2016
Mr Birrell is a former director of Australian Automotive Dealer Association Limited (2014 to 2017). He has a career in the automotive industry, including 38 years at manufacturer, financier and retail level and 21 years as Executive Chairman of Birrell Motors Group. He is a member of the Risk Committee.
Mr Daniel Thomas Ryan Non-Executive Director Jan 2010
Mr Ryan is a Director and Chief Executive Officer of WFM Motors Pty Ltd. He is a Director of a number of proprietary limited companies. He also has management experience in automotive, transport, manufacturing and retail industries.
Mr David Arthur Cowper Non-Executive Director Jul 2012
Mr Cowper has more than 35 years in the profession. He is former partner of Horwath Chartered Accountants and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. He is also a former chairman of Horwath's motor industry specialisation unit for six years. He has area of professional specialisation while at Horwath and Deloitte was in providing audit, financial and taxation services to public and private companies in the motor industry. He is Chairman of the Risk Committee.
Ms Sophie Alexandra Moore Chief Financial OfficerNon-Executive Director Mar 2017
Ms Moore has an executive responsibility for accounting, taxation, internal audit, payroll and treasury functions. She had previous senior finance roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Flight Centre Travel Group Limited.
Mr David Scott Blackhall Non-Executive Director Dec 2019
Mr Blackhall has a over half a century of automotive industry experience with manufacturers, including at Managing Director level, as dealer principal and owner of range of automotive franchises, and as Chief Executive of Australian Automotive Dealer Association Limited (2016 to 2019). He is a Managing Director of corporate advisory firm Raglan Ridge Advisors. He is also a Former Director of Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (2019).
Ms Michelle Victoria Prater Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
Ms Prater is a Executive Chairman of APPL Group (Since 2004 ). She held former executive roles at corporate and operational levels with Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (1993 to 2004) including as an executive Director (2002 to 2004).
Mr Denis Gerard Stark General CounselCompany Secretary Feb 2008
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Mr Keith Thomas Thornton Chief Executive Officer Feb 2021
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Keith Thomas Thornton Chief Executive Officer
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Denis Gerard Stark General CounselCompany Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
WFM Motors Pty Ltd 69,873,037 27.20%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 28,400,092 11.05%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 13,598,935 5.29%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 13,362,382 5.20%
Jove Pty Ltd 12,396,588 4.82%
National Nominees Limited 7,056,582 2.75%
Milton Corporation Limited 6,795,986 2.65%
Alan Piper Investments (No1) Pty Ltd 6,406,250 2.49%
Argo Investments Limited 6,083,588 2.37%
Valtellina Properties Pty Ltd 5,348,239 2.08%
CPU Share Plans Pty Limited 4,819,764 1.88%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 2,689,199 1.05%
Berne No 132 Nominees Pty Ltd <315738 A/C> 2,444,101 0.95%
Birrell Investments Pty Ltd 2,000,000 0.78%
Diane Colman 1,881,710 0.73%
Four Leaf Family Pty Ltd 1,866,776 0.73%
Pulo Rd Pty Ltd 1,746,935 0.68%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 1,680,375 0.65%
LG Mcgrath Investments Pty Ltd 1,628,362 0.63%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 1,518,030 0.59%

Frequently Asked Questions

Eagers Automotive (formerly AP Eagers) has a long history of consistent dividend payments. Its most recent dividend of 11.25 cents per share was paid on 20 April 2020. This was a reduced payment (down from 22.5 cents) due to the economic uncertainty surrounding COVID-19.

The company intends to consider payment of an additional dividend of an equivalent amount later in the year,
once the level of uncertainty caused by current market disruptions has settled.

Yes, Eagers offers a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) as an alternative to receiving cash dividends on ordinary shares.

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