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Market Cap $822.97 million
P/E Ratio 20.20
Dividend Yield 1.50%
Shares Outstanding 123.38 million
Earnings per share 0.229
Dividend per share 0.10
Year To Date Return -39.74%
Earnings Yield 4.95%
Franking 50%
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Appen Ltd (ASX: APX)
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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).

Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
01 Mar 2022 $0.0550 50.00% Final 18 Mar 2022
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
13 May 2022 $6.67 $0.37 5.87% 1,352,190 $6.38 $6.76 $6.33
12 May 2022 $6.30 $-0.25 -3.82% 1,224,923 $6.36 $6.59 $6.28
11 May 2022 $6.55 $0.01 0.15% 857,952 $6.50 $6.63 $6.27
10 May 2022 $6.54 $0.07 1.08% 1,233,648 $6.34 $6.64 $6.11
09 May 2022 $6.47 $-0.08 -1.22% 608,554 $6.40 $6.50 $6.37
06 May 2022 $6.55 $-0.15 -2.24% 848,995 $6.45 $6.59 $6.35
05 May 2022 $6.70 $0.28 4.36% 956,135 $6.53 $6.84 $6.52
04 May 2022 $6.42 $-0.23 -3.46% 576,116 $6.67 $6.70 $6.37
03 May 2022 $6.65 $0.29 4.56% 1,038,415 $6.48 $6.82 $6.45
02 May 2022 $6.36 $-0.30 -4.50% 559,056 $6.40 $6.45 $6.31
29 Apr 2022 $6.66 $0.31 4.88% 846,803 $6.41 $6.67 $6.41
28 Apr 2022 $6.35 $-0.09 -1.40% 1,150,651 $6.45 $6.50 $6.19
27 Apr 2022 $6.44 $-0.29 -4.31% 990,223 $6.55 $6.58 $6.35
26 Apr 2022 $6.73 $0.10 1.51% 1,073,828 $6.56 $6.80 $6.53
22 Apr 2022 $6.63 $-0.09 -1.34% 685,987 $6.55 $6.71 $6.50
21 Apr 2022 $6.72 $0.01 0.15% 738,874 $6.80 $6.80 $6.57
20 Apr 2022 $6.71 $-0.08 -1.18% 629,488 $6.85 $6.90 $6.70

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
08 Mar 2022 Mark Brayan Transfer 249 $1,681,546
Off-market transfer.
08 Mar 2022 Mark Brayan Transfer 249 $1,681,546
Off-market transfer.
08 Mar 2022 Mark Brayan Exercise 106 $719,995
Conversion of securities. 187,367 - performance right
08 Mar 2022 Mark Brayan Buy 106 $719,995
Conversion of securities.
08 Mar 2022 Richard Freudenstein Buy 14 $100,027
On-market trade.
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.

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 more than 30 years' experience in technology and services. Prior to joining Appen, Mr Brayan was CEO of MST Global, a provider of technology solutions to the resources sector. Before that, he was the CEO of Integrated Research Limited (ASX:IRI), an international software company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Mr Brayan was also Chief Operating Officer (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 was appointed as Chair in October 2021 and has been a non-executive director since August 2021. Mr Freudenstein is a director of Coles Group Limited, REA Group Ltd and Cricket Australia. Previously, he was Chairman of REA Group Ltd and a director of Ten Network Holdings Ltd, Foxtel and Astro Malaysia Holdings Berhad. Mr Freudenstein has held the roles of Chief Executive Officer (CE0) at Foxtel, News Digital Media and The Australian, and was Chief Operating Officer at British Sky Broadcasting. He is currently Deputy Chancellor and Fellow of the Senate at the University of Sydney.
Mr Stuart Arthur Davis Non-Executive Director Mar 2022
Mr Davis has over 30 years of experience as an international banker with the HSBC Group including roles in Hong Kong, New York, Taiwan, India and Australia. Most recently he was CEO India for the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (2009-2012), CEO and Executive Director for HSBC Bank Australia Limited (2002-2009) and CEO HSBC Taiwan (1999-2002). He was a member of the Australian Bankers Association from 2002 to 2009 and Deputy Chairman from 2006 to 2009.
Ms Robin Jane Low Non-Executive Director Oct 2014
Ms Law is a non executive director who also serves on the boards of ASX listed companies AUB Group, IPH and Marley Spoon. She has finance, risk and business experience from her 28 year career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she was a partner specialising in assurance and risk. Ms Law is a past Deputy Chairman of the Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Ms Deena Robyn Shiff Non-Executive Director May 2015
Ms Shiff has enjoyed a 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, Ms Shiff was a partner in the leading law firm, 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, and Chair of the Australian Broadband Advisory Council.
Mr Stephen John Hasker Non-Executive Director Apr 2015
Mr Hasker is currently President and CEO of Thomson Reuters. He has been in this role since March 2020. Prior to this he 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, Mr Hasker was Global President and COO of Nielsen, based in New York, responsible for Nielsen's commercial and product activities across 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, Mr Hasker spent five years in several financial roles in the U.S., Russia and Australia. Mr Hasker is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.
Ms Vanessa Liu Non-Executive Director Mar 2020
Ms Liu has an understanding of emerging technology trends and enterprise uptake of artificial intelligence, especially in the US market. She was most recently the Vice President of SAP.iO, the early stage venture arm of SAP which invests in start ups in enterprise technology. Before SAP, Ms Liu was the Chief Operating Officer at Trigger Media Group, a digital media incubator. Previously, Ms Liu 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 high tech sectors on issues of digital strategy, emerging market strategy, growth and innovation.
Mr Carl Middlehurst General CounselCompany Secretary Feb 2019
Kevin Levine Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Carl Middlehurst General CounselCompany Secretary
Tom Sharkey Senior Vice-President Global Division

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 29,691,131 24.13%
C & J Vonwiller Pty Ltd <Vonwiller Family A/C> 9,060,286 7.36%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 7,822,088 6.36%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 6,416,449 5.21%
National Nominees Limited 3,694,673 3.00%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Acf Clearstream 1,310,350 1.06%
BNP Paribas NOMS Pty Ltd <DRP> 1,076,558 0.87%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Ib Au Noms Retailclient Drp> 988,031 0.80%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited <Apx Plans Ctrl A/C> 738,248 0.60%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Six Sis Ltd <DRP A/C> 711,447 0.58%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 705,556 0.57%
Netwealth Investments Limited <Wrap Services A/C> 539,949 0.44%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 517,821 0.42%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State INV A/C> 494,645 0.40%
Netwealth Investments Limited <Super Services A/C> 352,353 0.29%
New Greenwich Pty Ltd <New Greenwich S/F A/C> 332,384 0.27%
Powerwrap Limited <Scheme - Iml Trades A/C> 313,598 0.25%
Sandhurst Trustees Ltd <Jmfg Consol A/C> 310,747 0.25%
Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited <Navigator Mast Plan Sett A/C> 285,351 0.23%
Ginga Pty Ltd <T G Klinger Super Fund A/C> 270,000 0.22%