Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $1.21 billion
P/E Ratio 28.90
Dividend Yield 1.02%
Shares Outstanding 123.07 million
Earnings per share 0.243
Dividend per share 0.09
Year To Date Return -59.86%
Earnings Yield 3.46%
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Appen Ltd (ASX: APX)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
31 Aug 2021 $0.0450 50.00% Interim 24 Sep 2021
01 Mar 2021 $0.0550 50.00% Final 19 Mar 2021
01 Sep 2020 $0.0450 50.00% Interim 24 Sep 2020
28 Feb 2020 $0.0500 50.00% Final 20 Mar 2020
03 Sep 2019 $0.0400 42.50% Interim 26 Sep 2019
28 Feb 2019 $0.0400 73.00% Final 25 Mar 2019
03 Sep 2018 $0.0400 100.00% Interim 21 Sep 2018
26 Feb 2018 $0.0300 100.00% Final 21 Mar 2018
01 Sep 2017 $0.0300 100.00% Interim 22 Sep 2017
03 Mar 2017 $0.0300 100.00% Final 23 Mar 2017
01 Sep 2016 $0.0200 100.00% Interim 22 Sep 2016
03 Mar 2016 $0.0300 100.00% Final 24 Mar 2016
02 Sep 2015 $0.0120 100.00% 25 Sep 2015

APX ASX Announcements

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About Appen Ltd

Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human-annotated training data for machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Appen provides language technology data and services in more than 150 languages and dialects to technology companies and government agencies. Its activities are divided into two business divisions: Content Relevance and Speech and Data Collection.

Appen shares first listed on the ASX in 2015 and the APX share price has seen exponential growth since then. The company is one of the members of ASX tech group ‘WAAAX’, the fast growing collection of tech mid-caps that is high on many investor wishlists.

APX Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
01 Dec 2021 $9.81 $0.22 2.29% 1,237,797 $9.53 $9.85 $9.41
30 Nov 2021 $9.59 $0.32 3.45% 1,888,500 $9.50 $9.87 $9.42
29 Nov 2021 $9.27 $-0.18 -1.90% 2,179,066 $9.39 $9.71 $9.22
26 Nov 2021 $9.45 $-2.19 -18.81% 6,057,786 $11.07 $11.09 $9.45
25 Nov 2021 $11.64 $0.31 2.74% 523,285 $11.40 $11.70 $11.40
24 Nov 2021 $11.33 $-0.06 -0.53% 924,001 $11.32 $11.44 $11.02
23 Nov 2021 $11.39 $-0.41 -3.47% 1,400,076 $11.75 $11.75 $11.33
22 Nov 2021 $11.80 $-0.24 -1.99% 1,272,631 $12.05 $12.29 $11.80
19 Nov 2021 $12.04 $-0.12 -0.99% 1,085,331 $12.25 $12.30 $11.91
18 Nov 2021 $12.16 $0.60 5.19% 2,018,666 $11.60 $12.23 $11.56
17 Nov 2021 $11.56 $0.50 4.52% 1,509,912 $11.32 $11.67 $11.23
16 Nov 2021 $11.06 $-0.14 -1.25% 735,577 $11.17 $11.17 $10.94
15 Nov 2021 $11.20 $0.36 3.32% 780,437 $10.89 $11.20 $10.77
12 Nov 2021 $10.84 $0.14 1.31% 627,217 $10.71 $10.95 $10.70
11 Nov 2021 $10.70 $0.10 0.94% 940,818 $10.61 $10.88 $10.55
10 Nov 2021 $10.60 $-0.27 -2.48% 1,378,442 $10.70 $10.88 $10.54
09 Nov 2021 $10.87 $-0.13 -1.18% 1,322,447 $11.00 $11.04 $10.72
08 Nov 2021 $11.00 $-0.42 -3.68% 1,512,220 $11.43 $11.64 $10.94
05 Nov 2021 $11.42 $-0.28 -2.39% 2,300,380 $11.74 $11.98 $11.29
04 Nov 2021 $11.70 $0.36 3.17% 1,416,690 $11.45 $11.79 $11.44
03 Nov 2021 $11.34 $0.20 1.80% 1,149,673 $11.17 $11.43 $11.06
02 Nov 2021 $11.14 $0.06 0.54% 867,349 $11.08 $11.23 $11.03

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
06 Oct 2021 Vanessa Liu Buy 1 $14,688
On-market trade.
27 Aug 2021 Richard Freudenstein Buy 30 $313,941
On-market trade.
23 Jun 2021 Vanessa Liu Buy 1 $19,160
On-market trade.
28 May 2021 Mark Brayan Issued 55 $750,844
Issue of securities. 2,94,033 - Performance rights
28 May 2021 Mark Brayan Sell 109 $1,431,399
On-market trade.
04 Mar 2021 Mark Brayan Exercise 173 $2,747,938
Conversion of securities. 238,125 - performance rights
04 Mar 2021 Mark Brayan Buy 173 $2,747,938
Conversion of securities.
24 Dec 2020 Vanessa Liu Buy 1 $25,000
On-market trade.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Mark Ronald Brayan Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Jul 2015
Mr Brayan is responsible for the company's leadership, strategy and culture. He has over thirty years' experience in technology and services. Prior to joining Appen, Mark was CEO of MST Global. Before that, he was the CEO of Integrated Research Limited (ASX:IRI). Mark was also COO of the HR outsourcing company Talent2 (ASX:TWO) and CEO of Concept Systems (ASX:CSI) before its merger with Talent2.
Mr Richard John Freudenstein Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Aug 2021
Mr Freudenstein is a Director of Coles Group Limited, REA Group Ltd and Chair of Cricket Australia. Previously, he was Chairman of REA Group Ltd and a director of Ten Network Holdings Ltd, Foxtel and Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad. He has held the roles of Chief Executive Officer at Foxtel, News Digital Media and The Australian, and was Chief Operating Officer at British Sky Broadcasting. He is currently Deputy Chancellor of The University of Sydney and is a member of the Advisory Board of Afiniti, a US-based data and software company that develops artificial intelligence for use in enterprise contact centres.
Ms Robin Jane Low Non-Executive Director Oct 2014
Ms Low has finance, risk and business experience from her 28 year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she was a partner specialising in assurance and risk. Robin is a past Deputy Chairman of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board. She is Chair of Risk Management Committee.
Ms Deena Robyn Shiff Non-Executive Director May 2015
Ms Shiff has business career covering senior roles in corporate positions and the legal profession. She was the founding CEO of Telstra's corporate venture capital arm, Telstra Ventures, and Group Managing Director, Telstra Business. Previously, Deena was a partner in Mallesons Stephen Jaques. She is currently Chair of the Advisory Board for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decisions and Society, Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Centre for China in the World, Chair of the Australian Broadband Advisory Council, and a Director of Infrastructure Australia. She is Director of Citadel Group (18 September 2014-31 January 2018), Chair of Marley Spoon AG (5 June 2018-present), Pro Medicus (1 August 2020-present). She is Member of Risk Management Committee.
Mr Stephen John Hasker Non-Executive Director Apr 2015
Mr Hasker is currently President and CEO of Thomson Reuters, based in Toronto, Canada. Most recently, Steve was a Senior Advisor to TPG Capital and CEO of Creative Artists Agency Global, based in Los Angeles, where he oversaw CAA's commercial activities. Previously, Steve was Global President and COO of Nielsen, based in New York, responsible for Nielsen's commercial and product activities across all of its media and consumer businesses. Prior to joining Nielsen in 2009, he was a partner at McKinsey & Company's Global Media, Entertainment and Information practice in New York. Before joining McKinsey, Steve spent five years in several financial roles in the U.S., Russia and Australia.
Ms Vanessa Liu Non-Executive Director Mar 2020
Ms Liu has understanding of emerging technology trends and enterprise uptake of artificial intelligence, especially in the US market. She is the Vice President of SAP.iO. Before SAP, Vanessa was the Chief Operating Officer at Trigger Media Group. Previously, Vanessa was an Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company's Media and Entertainment Practice, based in Amsterdam, London and New York. She was responsible for serving clients in a variety of media and tech sectors on issues of digital strategy, emerging market strategy, growth and innovation.
Mr Carl Middlehurst General CounselCompany Secretary Feb 2019
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Kevin Levine Chief Financial Officer
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Wilson Pang Chief Technology Officer
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Carl Middlehurst General CounselCompany Secretary
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Roc Tian Senior Vice-President China
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Tom Sharkey Senior Vice-President Client Services
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Kerri Reynolds Senior Vice-President Crowd Sourcing Operations & HR
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Jon Kondo Senior Vice-President Sales and Marketing
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 33,122,566 27.07%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 14,830,040 12.12%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 10,251,109 8.38%
C & J Vonwiller Pty Ltd 9,060,286 7.41%
National Nominees Limited 3,217,709 2.63%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited Gsco Eca 2,668,890 2.18%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 1,797,647 1.47%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 1,451,737 1.19%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 1,442,390 1.18%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Ib Au Noms Retailclient Drp> 634,109 0.52%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited 402,378 0.33%
Netwealth Investments Limited 385,360 0.31%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (I) 364,881 0.30%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 356,013 0.29%
Ginga Pty Ltd 340,000 0.28%
New Greenwich Pty Ltd 332,384 0.27%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (I) 243,983 0.20%
Mr William John Laukka & Mrs Elizabeth Anne Laukka 240,229 0.20%
AMP Life Limited 232,196 0.19%
Sandhurst Trustees Ltd 223,779 0.18%

Frequently Asked Questions

Appen’s most recent dividend was paid on 20 March 2020. This dividend payment was 5 cents per share and was partially franked at 50%. So far, no announcements have been made regarding Appen’s final dividend payment for FY20.

No, Appen does not currently offer a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP).

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