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Fundamental Company Figures

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Market Cap $854.61 million
P/E Ratio 8.71
Dividend Yield 3.70%
Shares Outstanding 359.56 million
Earnings per share 0.279
Dividend per share 0.09
Year To Date Return -7.49%
Earnings Yield 11.48%
Franking N/A

Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) Latest News

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Dividend Payment History

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
17 Mar 2021 $0.0400 0.00% Interim 22 Apr 2021
08 Sep 2020 $0.0500 0.00% Final 22 Oct 2020
16 Mar 2020 $0.0300 0.00% Interim 17 Apr 2020
13 Sep 2019 $0.0300 0.00% Final 15 Oct 2019
19 Mar 2019 $0.0300 0.00% Interim 17 Apr 2019
14 Sep 2018 $0.0300 0.00% Final 10 Oct 2018
14 Mar 2018 $0.0200 0.00% Interim 06 Apr 2018
12 Sep 2017 $0.0200 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2017
14 Mar 2017 $0.0200 100.00% Interim 10 May 2017
13 Sep 2016 $0.0200 100.00% Final 07 Oct 2016
08 Mar 2016 $0.0200 100.00% Interim 29 Mar 2016
22 Sep 2015 $0.0300 100.00% 01 Oct 2015
12 Mar 2015 $0.0100 100.00% 26 Mar 2015
16 Sep 2011 $0.0600 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2011
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About Austal Ltd (ASX: ASB)

Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) is an Australian shipbuilder that designs and constructs commercial and defence vessels across the globe. The company commenced operations in Perth, Western Australia in 1988 and has since gone on to deliver more than 300 vessels for 100 operations in 54 countries.

Austal considers many of the world’s leading ferry operators, navies and defence forces as customers, including the US Navy and Australian Border Force. Along with shipbuilding operations, Austal also provides vessel maintenance and management services, as well as vessel command and control systems.

Since the Austal share price listed on the ASX in 1998, the company has diversified and strengthened its product base and continues to focus on research and development.

Share Price History

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
13 Apr 2021 $2.38 $-0.05 -2.06% 1,041,853 $2.45 $2.45 $2.35
12 Apr 2021 $2.43 $-0.01 -0.41% 454,825 $2.45 $2.47 $2.42
09 Apr 2021 $2.44 $0.01 0.41% 604,700 $2.43 $2.47 $2.42
08 Apr 2021 $2.43 $0.02 0.83% 1,043,350 $2.43 $2.47 $2.42
07 Apr 2021 $2.41 $0.00 0.00% 671,700 $2.42 $2.44 $2.40
06 Apr 2021 $2.41 $0.06 2.55% 1,426,539 $2.39 $2.45 $2.37
01 Apr 2021 $2.35 $0.11 4.91% 1,219,660 $2.30 $2.35 $2.26
31 Mar 2021 $2.24 $0.04 1.82% 1,216,352 $2.24 $2.27 $2.21
30 Mar 2021 $2.20 $-0.01 -0.45% 1,260,657 $2.21 $2.22 $2.19
29 Mar 2021 $2.21 $-0.11 -4.74% 1,904,350 $2.34 $2.36 $2.19
26 Mar 2021 $2.32 $0.16 7.41% 1,640,916 $2.19 $2.32 $2.17
25 Mar 2021 $2.16 $-0.02 -0.92% 922,900 $2.18 $2.21 $2.15
24 Mar 2021 $2.18 $-0.02 -0.91% 1,081,888 $2.21 $2.21 $2.15
23 Mar 2021 $2.20 $-0.01 -0.45% 1,248,338 $2.20 $2.22 $2.18
22 Mar 2021 $2.21 $-0.05 -2.21% 2,423,929 $2.27 $2.29 $2.18
19 Mar 2021 $2.26 $-0.08 -3.42% 2,009,362 $2.34 $2.36 $2.26
18 Mar 2021 $2.34 $-0.07 -2.90% 1,370,635 $2.40 $2.43 $2.32
17 Mar 2021 $2.41 $-0.04 -1.63% 735,569 $2.43 $2.43 $2.39
16 Mar 2021 $2.45 $0.00 0.00% 1,013,144 $2.46 $2.47 $2.42
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Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
30 Mar 2021 John Rothwell Buy 454 $999,961
24 Sep 2020 David Singleton Sell 127 $412,925
02 Sep 2020 David Singleton Issued 1 $4,874,316
19 Aug 2020 Sarah Adam-Gedge Issued 3 $12,048


Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr Michael(Mick) Joseph McCormack Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
Mr John Rothwell Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman Oct 1987
Mr Christopher Charles Indermaur Non-Executive Director Oct 2018
Mr Charles Roland Giles Everist Non-Executive Director Nov 2013
Mrs Sarah Adam-Gedge Non-Executive Director Aug 2017
Mr Patrick Anthony Gregg Chief Executive Officer,Executive Director Jan 2021
Mr Adrian Strang Company Secretary
Greg Jason Chief Financial Officer
Adrian Strang Company Secretary
Craig Perciavalle President - USA
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Top Share Holders

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 109,222,966 30.62%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 75,729,127 21.23%
Austro Pty Ltd 32,307,692 9.06%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 31,868,745 8.93%
National Nominees Limited 27,102,862 7.60%
Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 15,528,229 4.35%
Onyx (WA) Pty Ltd 5,600,000 1.57%
Sandhurst Trustees Ltd 2,168,506 0.61%
Mr Garry Heys + Mrs Dorothy Heys 2,044,670 0.57%
Mr William Robert Chambers 2,000,000 0.56%
Mossisberg Pty Ltd 1,501,577 0.42%
Mr David Singleton 1,222,721 0.34%
Viarbont Nominees Pty Ltd 1,007,177 0.28%
Lavinia Shipping Limited 991,000 0.28%
Morgan Stanley Australia Securities (Nominee) Pty Limited 981,858 0.28%
Cs Third Nominees Pty Limited 921,700 0.26%
Kenny Nominees (Nt) Pty Ltd 857,881 0.24%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited 844,072 0.24%
Washington H Soul Pattinson and Company Limited 640,000 0.18%
AMP Life Limited 582,567 0.16%
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FAQ

Will Austal pay a dividend in 2020?

Austal paid its interim dividend for FY20 on 17 April 2020. The dividend payment was 3 cents per share, and was not franked. 

Does Austal offer a DRP?

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