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Market Cap $7.29 billion
P/E Ratio 12.29
Dividend Yield 6.29%
Shares Outstanding 1.84 billion
Earnings per share 0.322
Dividend per share 0.25
Year To Date Return 16.48%
Earnings Yield 8.14%
Franking 94.9571836346%
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Aurizon Holdings Ltd (ASX: AZJ)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, Aurizon Holdings has made two dividend payments in 2021. The company paid an interim dividend of 14.4 cents per share in March and a final dividend payment of 14.4 cents per share on 22 September 2021. Both payments came 70% franked.

Aurizon Holdings 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
28 Feb 2022 $0.1051 94.96% Interim 30 Mar 2022
23 Aug 2021 $0.1440 70.00% Final 22 Sep 2021
01 Mar 2021 $0.1440 70.00% Interim 31 Mar 2021
24 Aug 2020 $0.1370 70.00% Final 21 Sep 2020
24 Feb 2020 $0.1370 70.00% Interim 23 Mar 2020
26 Aug 2019 $0.1240 70.00% Final 23 Sep 2019
25 Feb 2019 $0.1140 70.00% Interim 25 Mar 2019
27 Aug 2018 $0.1310 60.00% Final 24 Sep 2018
26 Feb 2018 $0.1400 50.00% Interim 26 Mar 2018
28 Aug 2017 $0.0890 50.00% Final 25 Sep 2017
27 Feb 2017 $0.1360 70.00% Interim 27 Mar 2017
29 Aug 2016 $0.1330 70.00% Final 26 Sep 2016
26 Feb 2016 $0.1130 70.00% Interim 29 Mar 2016
28 Aug 2015 $0.1390 30.00% 28 Sep 2015
27 Feb 2015 $0.1010 0.00% 23 Mar 2015
29 Aug 2014 $0.0850 0.00% Final 22 Sep 2014

AZJ ASX Announcements

An announcement is considered as "Price Sensitive" if it is thought that it may have an impact on the price of the security.

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About Aurizon Holdings Ltd

Aurizon Holdings Ltd (ASX: AZJ) is Australia’s largest rail freight operator, providing customers with integrated freight and logistics solutions across extensive rail networks in Australia. Each year, Aurizon transports more than 250 million tonnes of Australian commodities.

The company counts many Aussie household names as customers and owns and operates the Central Queensland Coal Network. This coal rail network is one of the largest in the world, comprising 2,670km of rail infrastructure that links roughly 50 mines with 3 major ports in Queensland.

Since listing on the ASX in 2010, Aurizon shares have grown to sit comfortably within the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) and the company continues to consistently pay a dividend.

AZJ Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
13 May 2022 $3.96 $0.06 1.54% 6,057,139 $3.91 $3.97 $3.90
12 May 2022 $3.90 $-0.09 -2.26% 6,835,669 $3.97 $3.97 $3.88
11 May 2022 $3.99 $0.03 0.76% 4,443,677 $3.90 $3.99 $3.90
10 May 2022 $3.96 $-0.05 -1.25% 5,066,812 $3.98 $3.98 $3.90
09 May 2022 $4.01 $-0.02 -0.50% 4,285,417 $3.99 $4.03 $3.97
06 May 2022 $4.03 $-0.04 -0.98% 5,879,657 $4.04 $4.05 $3.98
05 May 2022 $4.07 $0.05 1.24% 5,626,395 $4.03 $4.10 $4.00
04 May 2022 $4.02 $0.02 0.50% 5,020,465 $4.02 $4.05 $3.99
03 May 2022 $4.00 $0.01 0.25% 6,414,988 $3.98 $4.02 $3.96
02 May 2022 $3.99 $-0.04 -0.99% 4,094,912 $4.00 $4.02 $3.96
29 Apr 2022 $4.03 $0.03 0.75% 7,699,485 $4.02 $4.04 $3.98
28 Apr 2022 $4.00 $0.11 2.83% 5,672,259 $3.94 $4.00 $3.92
27 Apr 2022 $3.89 $-0.03 -0.77% 6,468,196 $3.90 $3.95 $3.88
26 Apr 2022 $3.92 $0.02 0.51% 7,500,945 $3.82 $3.96 $3.82
22 Apr 2022 $3.90 $-0.02 -0.51% 8,420,825 $3.91 $3.95 $3.88
21 Apr 2022 $3.92 $0.02 0.51% 5,641,379 $3.90 $3.93 $3.89
20 Apr 2022 $3.90 $0.03 0.78% 6,269,793 $3.91 $3.94 $3.89

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
11 Feb 2022 Michael Fraser Transfer 70 $254,800
Off-market transfer. Assuming 70,000 indirect shares to direct shares via off market transfer
11 Feb 2022 Michael Fraser Transfer 70 $254,800
Off-market transfer. Assuming 70,000 indirect shares to direct shares via off market transfer
22 Dec 2021 Marcelo Bastos Buy 15 $52,500
On-market trade.
24 Nov 2021 Andrew Harding Issued 858 $2,952,414
Issue of securities. 2,221,888 - Performance Rights
17 Nov 2021 Andrew Harding Buy 1 $3,414,000
On-market trade.
04 Nov 2021 Timothy Poole Buy 45 $153,000
On-market trade.
22 Oct 2021 Sarah Ryan Buy 15 $54,750
On-market trade.
12 Oct 2021 Andrew Harding Expiry 295 $1,154,158
As advised by the company. 1,363,628 - Performance Rights
Lapsing of 295,938 performance rights (the 2017 Award - 4 year) under the Company's LTI Plan as described in the Company's 2021 Remuneration Report
29 Sep 2021 Andrew Harding Transfer 152 $562,895
Off-market transfer.
29 Sep 2021 Andrew Harding Transfer 152 $562,895
Off-market transfer.
28 Sep 2021 Andrew Harding Exercise 152 $556,810
Conversion of securities. 1,659,566 - Performance Rights
28 Sep 2021 Andrew Harding Buy 152 $556,810
Conversion of securities.
23 Jun 2021 Sarah Ryan Buy 15 $56,077
On-market trade.
23 Jun 2021 Lyell Strambi Buy 13 $49,965
On-market trade.
23 Jun 2021 Marcelo Bastos Buy 10 $37,366
On-market trade.
21 Jun 2021 Marcelo Bastos Buy 10 $37,000
On-market trade.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Timothy Michael Poole Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Jul 2015
Mr Poole began his career in 1990 at PricewaterhouseCoopers before a period of 1995 to 2007 helping to build Hastings Fund Management, where he became Managing Director in 2005. Hastings was a global investor in unlisted assets, predominantly equity and debt issued by infrastructure companies. He is Chairman of Succession Committee, Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
Mr Andrew Thomas Harding Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Dec 2016
Mr Harding has operational experience in the resources industry and in managing supply chains for portfolio of iron ore assets. Mr Harding's 24-year executive career has been spent with Rio Tinto and in its subsidiary companies, with his most recent role before joining Aurizon being the global Chief Executive Iron Ore. Mr Harding was also the Global Practice Leader, Asset Management, Technology and Innovation group of Rio Tinto from 2005 to 2009. Mr Harding has supported a number of workplace initiatives including improvements in safety, a commitment to diversity, and the strengthening of Indigenous and community relationships. He is Member of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
Mr Russell Ronald Caplan Non-Executive Director Sep 2010
Mr Caplan has international experience in the oil and gas industry. In a 42-year career with Shell, he held senior roles in the upstream and downstream operations, and corporate functions in Australia and overseas. From 1997 to 2006, he had senior international postings in the UK, Europe and the USA. From 2006 to July 2010, he was Chairman of the Shell Group of Companies in Australia. Mr Caplan is Chairman of the Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust and Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Horizon Roads Pty Ltd. He is a former Non-Executive Director of Woodside Petroleum Limited and former Chairman of Orica Limited and the Australian Institute of Petroleum. He is Member of Human Resources Committee and Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee.
Dr Sarah Elizabeth Ryan Non-Executive Director Dec 2019
Dr Ryan has approximately 30 years of international experience in the oil and gas industry. Initially Sarah spent 20 years in various technical, operational and senior management positions, including 15 years with Schlumberger Limited both in Australia and overseas. Dr Ryan then spent 10 years as an equity analyst covering natural resources with institutional investment firm Earnest Partners, based in the US. Dr Ryan is currently a Non-Executive Director of Viva Energy Group Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Future Battery Industry Cooperative Research Centre. Dr Ryan is also a Non-Executive Director of Norwegian listed Akastor ASA. Dr Ryan is Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Member of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
Ms Samantha (Sam) Lewis Non-Executive Director Feb 2015
Ms Lewis has financial experience, including as a lead auditor of a number of major Australian listed entities. Ms Lewis has experience working with clients in the manufacturing, consumer business and energy sectors, and in addition to external audits, has provided accounting and transactional advisory services to other major organisations in Australia. Ms Lewis' experience includes accounting, finance, auditing, risk management, corporate governance, capital markets and due diligence. Ms Lewis is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit & Compliance Committee of Orora Limited, Chairman of APRA's Audit and Risk Committee, and a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit & Risk Committee of Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited. Previously, Ms Lewis was an Assurance & Advisory partner from 2000 to 2014 with Deloitte Australia. He is Chair of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Member of Human Resources Committee and Succession Committee.
Mr Marcelo Bastos Non-Executive Director Nov 2017
Mr Bastos has more than 30 years of experience globally in the mining industry. He has experience in major project development, operations, logistics and senior leadership in most of the major sectors of the mining industry including iron ore, gold, copper, nickel, zinc and coal. Previously Mr Bastos was the Chief Operating Officer of MMG Limited with responsibility for the business in four continents and a member of many of the company Boards. Before MMG he spent seven years with BHP Billiton where he served as President Nickel Americas, President Nickel West (based in Perth), and Chief Executive Officer and President of BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (based in Brisbane). Mr Bastos also had a 19-year career with Vale in a range of senior management and operational positions in Brazil, including General Manager of Carajas in the northern region and also Director of Non Ferrous - Copper business. Mr Bastos is currently a Non-Executive Director of IIuka Resources Limited, Non-Executive Director of Anglo American PLC, and an External Director (Non-Executive Independent) of Golder Associates. He is Chairman of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
Ms Katherine Elizabeth Vidgen Non-Executive Director Jul 2016
Ms Vidgen began her career as a banking, finance and energy lawyer at Malleson Stephen Jacques and in 1998 started in the Infrastructure advisory team within the Macquarie Group. During her time at Macquarie, Ms Vidgen has experience in infrastructure, energy and resources. Ms Vidgen has also held a number of roles including heading up Macquarie Capital's coal advisory team in Australia and being Global Co-Head of Resources Infrastructure. Ms Vidgen remains an Executive Director at Macquarie Capital and is currently the Global Head of Principal in Oil and Gas. She is Chair of Human Resources Committee and Member of Succession Committee.
Mr Lyell Strambi Non-Executive Director Dec 2019
Mr Strambi was appointed CEO and Managing Director of Australia Pacific Airports Corporation (APAC) in September 2015. He is responsible for the operation and development of both the Melbourne and Launceston airports. Mr Strambi has experience in the aviation sector both in Australia and abroad, spanning 40 years. Prior to commencing at APAC, Mr Strambi was the Chief Executive Officer of Qantas Airways Domestic, a role he held for three years following four years as the airline's Group Executive Operations. Between 2001 and 2008 Mr Strambi was based in London, working in senior roles at Virgin Atlantic that included Executive Director - Airline Services and followed by six years as Chief Operating Officer. He is Member of Governance & Risk Management Committee and Member of Safety, Health & Environment Committee.
Mr David Wenck Head of Legal and Group General CounselCompany Secretary Apr 2021
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Ms Naomi Wecker Deputy Company Secretary Apr 2021
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Naomi Wecker Deputy Company Secretary
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David Wenck Head of Legal and Group General CounselCompany Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 660,619,760 35.89%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 353,330,669 19.20%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 269,592,982 14.65%
National Nominees Limited 69,221,196 3.76%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (Agency Lending Drp A/C) 45,508,348 2.47%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd (Drp) 29,111,038 1.58%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (Ntcomnwlth Super Corp A/C) 23,644,787 1.28%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Colonial First State Inv A/C) 20,150,837 1.09%
Cs Third Nominees Pty Limited (Hsbc Cust Nom Au Ltd 13 A/C) 16,662,018 0.91%
Argo Investments Ltd 14,223,772 0.77%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Six Sis Ltd (Drp A/C) 13,143,389 0.71%
BNP Paribas Securities Services ( Bp2S Proplend Assets Drp A/C) 9,089,815 0.49%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited Gsco Eca 6,073,719 0.33%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd (Drp A/C) 4,153,023 0.23%
Australian United Investment Company Limited 4,000,000 0.22%
BNP Paribas Noms (Nz) Ltd (Drp) 3,379,311 0.18%
AMP Life Limited 3,358,000 0.18%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (Ioof Instmt Mgt Ltd Drp) 3,174,550 0.17%
Woodross Nominees Pty Ltd 2,728,329 0.15%
Netwealth Investments Limited (Wrap Services A/C) 2,624,059 0.14%

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