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Fundamental Company Figures

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Market Cap $6.98 billion
P/E Ratio 20.16
Dividend Yield 5.30%
Shares Outstanding 3.75 billion
Earnings per share 0.092
Dividend per share 0.10
Year To Date Return 15.21%
Earnings Yield 4.96%
Franking 40%

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Dividend Payment History

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
16 Nov 2020 $0.0475 40.00% Interim 17 Dec 2020
20 May 2020 $0.0510 50.00% Final 25 Jun 2020
18 Nov 2019 $0.0510 50.00% Interim 19 Dec 2019
21 May 2019 $0.0486 45.06% Final 27 Jun 2019
19 Nov 2018 $0.0486 39.92% Interim 20 Dec 2018
22 May 2018 $0.0462 0.00% Final 28 Jun 2018
20 Nov 2017 $0.0463 0.00% Interim 21 Dec 2017
24 May 2017 $0.0100 0.00% Special 27 Jun 2017
24 May 2017 $0.0440 0.00% Final 27 Jun 2017
24 Nov 2016 $0.0440 50.00% Interim 22 Dec 2016
19 May 2016 $0.0427 100.00% Final 22 Jun 2016
09 Jun 2015 $0.0418 53.11% Final 26 Jun 2015
21 Nov 2014 $0.0418 52.63% 24 Dec 2014
26 May 2014 $0.0418 33.25% Final 27 Jun 2014
27 May 2013 $0.0410 33.41% Final 28 Jun 2013
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About AusNet Services Ltd (ASX: AST)

AusNet Services Ltd (ASX: AST), formerly SP AusNet, is an Australian energy company that has been supplying energy to Victorian homes and businesses for over 100 years.

AusNet is the largest diversified energy network business in Victoria, owning and operating 3 regulated networks in the state: gas distribution, energy distribution and the Victorian electricity transmission network.

Additionally, AusNet has a commercial business, Mondo, which provides a range of infrastructure, utility and community energy services to businesses, households and government.

AusNet officially listed on the ASX in 2005 and has since developed a reputation as a solid ASX dividend share.

Share Price History

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
01 Dec 2020 $1.86 $0.01 0.54% 8,989,202 $1.86 $1.90 $1.85
30 Nov 2020 $1.86 $-0.01 -0.54% 16,032,169 $1.86 $1.88 $1.85
27 Nov 2020 $1.86 $-0.02 -1.06% 5,100,810 $1.88 $1.89 $1.86
26 Nov 2020 $1.88 $0.00 0.00% 4,562,121 $1.88 $1.90 $1.87
25 Nov 2020 $1.88 $-0.02 -1.05% 10,039,153 $1.90 $1.92 $1.87
24 Nov 2020 $1.90 $0.03 1.60% 7,823,777 $1.89 $1.92 $1.88
23 Nov 2020 $1.87 $0.00 0.00% 6,751,721 $1.87 $1.89 $1.87
20 Nov 2020 $1.87 $0.00 0.00% 7,529,192 $1.88 $1.89 $1.86
19 Nov 2020 $1.88 $-0.02 -1.05% 12,106,585 $1.88 $1.89 $1.86
18 Nov 2020 $1.90 $0.03 1.61% 12,852,489 $1.87 $1.93 $1.87
17 Nov 2020 $1.87 $-0.09 -4.60% 18,891,938 $1.90 $1.93 $1.85
16 Nov 2020 $1.96 $-0.04 -2.00% 543,980 $1.96 $1.96 $1.94
13 Nov 2020 $2.00 $-0.01 -0.50% 6,575,689 $2.01 $2.03 $1.99
12 Nov 2020 $2.01 $-0.06 -2.90% 7,580,450 $2.05 $2.06 $2.00
11 Nov 2020 $2.07 $0.10 5.08% 9,217,380 $1.99 $2.09 $1.96
10 Nov 2020 $1.97 $-0.07 -3.43% 9,296,096 $2.05 $2.06 $1.97
09 Nov 2020 $2.04 $0.00 0.00% 3,559,080 $2.04 $2.06 $2.02
06 Nov 2020 $2.04 $0.01 0.49% 4,051,646 $2.05 $2.05 $2.01
05 Nov 2020 $2.03 $0.03 1.50% 3,871,051 $2.00 $2.04 $2.00
04 Nov 2020 $2.00 $-0.01 -0.50% 3,542,160 $2.00 $2.03 $2.00
03 Nov 2020 $2.01 $0.00 0.00% 5,251,855 $2.00 $2.02 $2.00
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Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
27 Nov 2020 Ralph Craven Buy 25 $46,875
13 Nov 2020 Nora Scheinkestel Buy 24 $49,449
14 Aug 2020 Tony Narvaez Issued 601 $1,103,570
21 Jul 2020 Nora Scheinkestel Buy 11 $19,775
25 Jun 2020 Alan Heng Loon Chan Issued 1 $2,784
19 Dec 2019 Alan Heng Loon Chan Issued 1 $2,703
13 Dec 2019 Tony Narvaez Issued 247 $420,202
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Dr Nora Lia Scheinkestel Non-Executive Director Nov 2016
Mr Peter Edward Mason Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman Mar 2016
Dr Ralph Howard Craven Non-Executive Director Jan 2014
Ms Sally Marie Farrier Non-Executive Director Jan 2014
Mr Robert Milliner Non-Executive Director,Lead Independent Director Jul 2015
Mr Chee Meng Tan Non-Executive Director May 2016
Mr Alan Heng Loon Chan Non-Executive Director May 2018
Mr Lequan Li Non-Executive Director Oct 2018
Mr Tony Narvaez Managing Director Nov 2019
Mr Paul Lynch Deputy Company Secretary Jul 2019
Ms Naomi Kelly Company Secretary,Executive General Manager Governance & General Counsel Jul 2020
Kent Barnes Acting Executive General Manager, Governance
Mark Ellul Chief Financial Officer
Naomi Kelly Company Secretary,Executive General Manager Governance & General Counsel
Paul Lynch Deputy Company Secretary
Jon D'Sylva Executive General Manager Strategy and Transformation
Chad Hymas Executive General Manager, Mondo
Prue Crawford-Flett Executive General Manager, Operations and Services
Geraldine Leslie Executive General Manager, People, Safety and Corporate Affairs
Alistair Parker Executive General Manager, Regulated Energy Services
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FAQ

Will AusNet pay a dividend in 2020?

Yes, AusNet will pay a dividend in 2020. Its upcoming dividend payment for FY2020 will be 5.1 cents, partially franked at 50%. The ex-dividend date was 20 May 2020, and the dividend will be paid 25 June 2020. That brings AusNet’s total dividend for FY2020 to 10.2 cents per share.

AusNet has also provided guidance for its FY2021 dividend, announcing that, subject to business conditions, FY2021 dividends are expected to be in the range of 9.0 to
9.5 cents per share, franked at 40%

Does AusNet offer a DRP?

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