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AusNet Services Ltd (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.

Ausnet Services Ltd (ASX: AST) Latest News

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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.