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Market Cap $500.13 million
P/E Ratio N/A
Dividend Yield N/A
Shares Outstanding 1.72 billion
Earnings per share -0.011
Dividend per share N/A
Year To Date Return 38.10%
Earnings Yield N/A
Franking N/A
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Arafura Resources Ltd (ASX: ARU)
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Resources Shares

3 ASX mining shares primed for an ‘exponential’ energy transition: expert

This expert details a diverse basket of stocks with exposure to rare earths at different points along the value chain.

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Resources Shares

Arafura share price rebounds 9% following last week’s sell-off

The ASX rare earths miner sold off heavily on Friday following the announcement of a capital raising at a discounted…

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Capital Raising

Why did the Arafura share price plunge 19% today?

The mineral exporer emerged from a trading halt this morning.

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Share Fallers

Why Amcor, Arafura, Block, and Janus Henderson shares are dropping

These ASX shares are ending the week in the red...

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Share Gainers

Why has the Arafura share price jumped 25% so far in July?

The rare earths producer continues its gains today.

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Resources Shares

Broker names 2 ASX mining shares to buy in FY23

These ASX mining shares have been named as buys for FY 2023...

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Resources Shares

Mineral Monday: What you need to know about rare earths and which ASX shares are cashing in on them

The Australian government has designated rare earths as critical elements.

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Resources Shares

Why is the Arafura share price down 5% on Friday?

Sellers have pushed the stock lower in today's session.

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ARU ASX Announcements

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About Arafura Resources Ltd

Arafura Resources Ltd is engaged in mineral exploration, definition, and development of Neodymium-Praseodymium oxide product, mining and associated infrastructure, social and environmental feasibility evaluations, and Nolans Project engineering studies.

ARU Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
17 Aug 2022 $0.29 $0.00 0.00% 5,113,865 $0.30 $0.30 $0.28
16 Aug 2022 $0.29 $-0.01 -3.33% 9,200,769 $0.29 $0.30 $0.29
15 Aug 2022 $0.30 $0.02 7.14% 10,971,777 $0.29 $0.30 $0.29
12 Aug 2022 $0.28 $-0.01 -3.45% 22,524,188 $0.29 $0.29 $0.28
11 Aug 2022 $0.29 $-0.01 -3.39% 13,906,178 $0.30 $0.31 $0.29
10 Aug 2022 $0.30 $-0.01 -3.33% 13,998,070 $0.29 $0.31 $0.29
09 Aug 2022 $0.30 $0.01 3.39% 10,773,431 $0.29 $0.31 $0.29
08 Aug 2022 $0.30 $0.02 7.27% 20,810,186 $0.28 $0.31 $0.28
05 Aug 2022 $0.28 $-0.05 -15.63% 46,044,264 $0.27 $0.29 $0.26
02 Aug 2022 $0.32 $-0.01 -3.08% 4,995,284 $0.33 $0.34 $0.32
01 Aug 2022 $0.33 $-0.03 -8.57% 7,742,465 $0.36 $0.36 $0.32
29 Jul 2022 $0.35 $-0.01 -2.78% 3,156,718 $0.36 $0.37 $0.35
28 Jul 2022 $0.36 $0.02 5.88% 3,184,450 $0.35 $0.36 $0.35
27 Jul 2022 $0.34 $-0.02 -5.63% 3,989,124 $0.35 $0.36 $0.34
26 Jul 2022 $0.36 $0.01 2.90% 4,105,853 $0.35 $0.37 $0.34
25 Jul 2022 $0.35 $0.00 0.00% 3,943,289 $0.35 $0.35 $0.34
22 Jul 2022 $0.35 $0.00 0.00% 5,041,512 $0.34 $0.35 $0.33
21 Jul 2022 $0.34 $0.00 0.00% 3,540,487 $0.34 $0.34 $0.32
20 Jul 2022 $0.34 $0.03 9.68% 5,566,091 $0.32 $0.35 $0.32
19 Jul 2022 $0.31 $-0.02 -6.15% 1,818,199 $0.32 $0.32 $0.31

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
22 Jul 2022 Gavin Lockyer Exercise 500 $172,500
Conversion of securities. 29,30,000 Performance rights
22 Jul 2022 Gavin Lockyer Issued 500 $172,500
Conversion of securities. market value
27 Jun 2022 Gavin Lockyer Sell 2 $650,453
On-market trade. average market value
23 Jun 2022 Gavin Lockyer Issued 4 $570,000
Exercise of options.
23 Jun 2022 Gavin Lockyer Exercise 4 $570,000
Exercise of options.
21 Oct 2021 Gavin Lockyer Issued 1 $260,400
Issue of options.
21 Oct 2021 Gavin Lockyer Issued 930 $195,300
Issue of securities. 3,430,000 - performance rights
As per announcement on 26/10/2021.
20 Aug 2021 Mark Southey Issued 103 $12,477
Participation in share purchase plan.
20 Aug 2021 Gavin Lockyer Issued 103 $12,477
Participation in share purchase plan.
20 Aug 2021 Christopher (Chris) Tonkin Issued 103 $12,477
Participation in share purchase plan.
20 Aug 2021 Catherine (Cathy) Moises Issued 34 $4,159
Participation in share purchase plan.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Mark Southey Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Jan 2018
Mr Southey has experience in the industrial and natural resources sectors covering all aspects of asset management, maintenance, design and engineering, and capital project development and execution. He has a background in both senior operational and financial roles. Mr Southey has previously held senior executive positions with Honeywell and ABB, both in Australia and internationally, and more recently was part of the global executive team within WorleyParsons, in the engineering, procurement and construction of projects in the energy and resources sector where he held the position of Group Managing Director for the Minerals, Metals and Chemicals Sector. Mr Southey is also advisory board member for Gas Cleaning Technologies LLC (Dallas). He is a member of the Risk Management Committee.
Mr Gavin John Lockyer Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Jul 2013
Mr Lockyer has experience in finance and treasury positions in global mining companies including Newcrest and Newmont in Australia and London. Gavin's diverse, global experience includes a range of disciplines Accounting, Financial & Investment Banking, Major Resource Development & Operations, and Global Bank Treasuries. Over the past 20 years his career has exposed him to business practices in North America, Europe, and Australasia.
Mr Christopher (Chris) Stephen Tonkin Non-Executive Director Dec 2010
Mr Tonkin has over 40 years of experience as a senior business executive with a industry background in resources, telecommunications and banking and finance covering project finance, business generation, management, technical and strategy development roles. He began his career as a metallurgist and environmentalist, diversifying into commercial roles at several industrial companies and subsequently into project finance, corporate and project advisory roles at AIDC, The Chase Manhattan Bank, KPMG Corporate Finance and ANZ, where he was responsible for financing of many resources, telecommunications and infrastructure projects within Australia and globally. Chris was Head of Natural Resources Project Finance at ANZ for a number of years. He is the Chair of Risk Management committee.
Quansheng Zhang Non-Executive Director Nov 2016
fMr Zhang has over 30 years of mineral prospecting and exploration experience in mineral resource surveys and geophysics. He is the General Manager of Hong Kong East China Non-Ferrous Mineral Resources Co Ltd (HKECE).
Ms Catherine (Cathy) Mary Moises Non-Executive Director Dec 2019
Ms Moises has experience in the resources sector having worked as a senior resources analyst for several major stockbroking firms including McIntosh (now Merrill Lynch), County Securities (now Citigroup) and Evans and Partners where she was a partner of that firm. More recently in 2017-2019, Cathy was Head of Research at Patersons Securities Limited. Ms Moises brings experience to Arafura in company management, capital markets and institutional investor engagement. Her industry experience include gold, base metals, mineral sands and the rare earths sector. Currently, she is Non Executive Director of Pearl Gull Limited, WA Kaolin Limited, Australian Potash Limited and Podium Minerals Ltd. She is also Chair of Pacgold Limited. She is a member of the Risk Management Committee.
Mr Darryl Cuzzubbo Non-Executive Director Nov 2021
Mr Cuzzubbo has knowledge and experience in both the resources and manufacturing sectors having run operational assets and led the development and execution of breakthrough strategies to deliver major projects. He was formerly Chief Manufacturing and Supply Officer as well as Group Executive and President of Auspac Asia while at Orica Pty Ltd, joining Orica in 2015 after a 24-year career with BHP where he held senior positions including 3 years as President of Olympic Dam with responsibility for operations, expansion projects and organisation wide transformational change programs. He has a international perspective, having experience in running operations across over 30 countries and has the ability to understand and work across diverse cultures to deliver results.
Ms Catherine Huynh Company Secretary Apr 2020
Catherine Huynh Company Secretary
Stewart Watkins General Manager of Projects

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Acf Clearstream 159,388,724 10.59%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 114,348,431 7.59%
Ece Nolans Investment Company Pty Ltd 109,699,833 7.29%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 49,182,622 3.26%
CS Third Nominees Pty Limited 39,527,983 2.72%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 26,490,879 1.76%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Six Sis Ltd 18,796,819 1.25%
Washington H Soul Pattinson And Company 15,000,000 1.00%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 14,829,015 0.99%
Ms Danielle Sharon Tudehope 11,000,000 0.70%
Morgan Stanley Australia Securities (Nominee) Pty Limited 10,651,362 1.14%
National Nominees Limited 10,460,349 0.70%
Mr Jing Wang 9,874,063 0.66%
Element Au Smsf Pty Ltd 9,688,888 0.64%
Merrill Lynch (Australia) Nominees Pty Limited 8,692,924 0.58%
Brispot Nominees Pty Ltd 7,197,111 0.48%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd (i) 7,099,557 0.47%
Kaos Investments Pty Limited 7,000,000 0.47%
Mr David John Harrison 5,275,000 0.35%
1215 Capital Pty Ltd 4,711,301 0.25%