Bega Cheese Ltd (ASX: BGA) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $1.60 billion
P/E Ratio 34.48
Dividend Yield 1.86%
Shares Outstanding 302.63 million
Earnings per share 0.154
Dividend per share 0.10
Year To Date Return 5.09%
Earnings Yield 2.90%
Franking 100%
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Bega Cheese Ltd (ASX: BGA)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
01 Mar 2021 $0.0500 100.00% Interim 26 Mar 2021
07 Sep 2020 $0.0500 100.00% Final 07 Oct 2020
11 Mar 2020 $0.0500 100.00% Interim 03 Apr 2020
09 Sep 2019 $0.0550 100.00% Final 01 Oct 2019
25 Mar 2019 $0.0550 100.00% Interim 16 Apr 2019
04 Sep 2018 $0.0550 100.00% Final 19 Sep 2018
06 Mar 2018 $0.0550 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2018
29 Aug 2017 $0.0500 100.00% Final 13 Sep 2017
28 Feb 2017 $0.0500 100.00% Interim 15 Mar 2017
30 Aug 2016 $0.0500 100.00% Final 15 Sep 2016
01 Mar 2016 $0.0450 100.00% Interim 17 Mar 2016
02 Sep 2015 $0.0450 100.00% 18 Sep 2015
26 Feb 2015 $0.0400 100.00% 16 Mar 2015
28 Aug 2014 $0.0450 100.00% 15 Sep 2014
29 Aug 2012 $0.0350 100.00% Final 19 Sep 2012
28 Feb 2012 $0.0300 100.00% Interim 27 Mar 2012

BGA ASX Announcements

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About Bega Cheese Ltd

Bega Cheese Ltd (BGA) is an Australian food company primarily known for its range of cheese products. However, Bega's portfolio also extends to butter, spreads, condiments and other pantry items. In 2017, Bega purchased the Mondelez Australian grocery business which included Kraft-branded peanut butter, cheeses and our Aussie national treasure, Vegemite.

Bega employs more than 500 staff in the Bega Valley on the south coast of New South Wales and around 20% of overall production is exported to over 50 countries across the globe. The company was founded as a dairy co-operative in 1899 and after listing on the ASX in 2011, Bega shares notched up impressive share price gains for shareholders in the ensuing years.

BGA Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
23 Jul 2021 $5.30 $-0.02 -0.38% 595,938 $5.31 $5.36 $5.29
22 Jul 2021 $5.32 $-0.07 -1.30% 935,163 $5.40 $5.47 $5.28
21 Jul 2021 $5.39 $0.00 0.00% 1,353,969 $5.40 $5.52 $5.39
20 Jul 2021 $5.39 $0.08 1.51% 1,844,762 $5.31 $5.42 $5.24
19 Jul 2021 $5.31 $-0.06 -1.12% 759,481 $5.38 $5.42 $5.31
16 Jul 2021 $5.37 $-0.03 -0.56% 803,726 $5.38 $5.45 $5.34
15 Jul 2021 $5.40 $-0.01 -0.18% 1,497,100 $5.43 $5.53 $5.38
14 Jul 2021 $5.41 $0.05 0.93% 979,722 $5.36 $5.50 $5.36
13 Jul 2021 $5.36 $0.01 0.19% 937,920 $5.34 $5.36 $5.29
12 Jul 2021 $5.35 $-0.04 -0.74% 980,959 $5.46 $5.46 $5.33
09 Jul 2021 $5.39 $-0.01 -0.19% 1,367,679 $5.30 $5.43 $5.28
08 Jul 2021 $5.40 $0.06 1.12% 1,550,837 $5.34 $5.47 $5.30
07 Jul 2021 $5.34 $-0.02 -0.37% 2,458,143 $5.34 $5.39 $5.20
06 Jul 2021 $5.36 $-0.15 -2.72% 1,535,447 $5.56 $5.57 $5.36
05 Jul 2021 $5.51 $-0.10 -1.78% 963,103 $5.63 $5.68 $5.51
02 Jul 2021 $5.61 $-0.12 -2.09% 1,161,520 $5.70 $5.79 $5.60
01 Jul 2021 $5.73 $-0.16 -2.72% 1,095,057 $5.87 $5.87 $5.71
30 Jun 2021 $5.89 $-0.01 -0.17% 976,029 $5.92 $5.94 $5.87
29 Jun 2021 $5.90 $-0.25 -4.07% 1,951,959 $6.00 $6.03 $5.85
28 Jun 2021 $6.15 $-0.06 -0.97% 565,586 $6.21 $6.26 $6.10
25 Jun 2021 $6.21 $-0.02 -0.32% 415,091 $6.30 $6.30 $6.21

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
26 Mar 2021 Terrence(Terry) O'Brien Issued 136 $820
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
26 Mar 2021 Richard Cross Issued 1 $9,834
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
03 Mar 2021 Terrence(Terry) O'Brien Buy 1 $7,320
On-market trade.
24 Dec 2020 Peter Margin Buy 4 $25,070
On-market trade.
23 Dec 2020 Peter Margin Buy 9 $48,942
On-market trade.
21 Dec 2020 Terrence(Terry) O'Brien Issued 2 $13,749
Rights issue.
21 Dec 2020 Raelene Murphy Issued 1 $9,163
Rights issue.
21 Dec 2020 Patria Mann Issued 4 $20,447
Rights issue.
21 Dec 2020 Barry Irvin Issued 11 $50,600
Rights issue.
21 Dec 2020 Richard Cross Issued 5 $23,000
Rights issue.
07 Oct 2020 Richard Cross Issued 1 $9,500
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
07 Oct 2020 Terrence(Terry) O'Brien Issued 124 $666
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Peter Maxwell Margin Non-Executive Deputy ChairmanNon-Executive Director Jun 2011
Mr Margin has many years of experience in major Australian and International food companies, including Executive Chairman of Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd, Chief Executive of Goodman Fielder Ltd and before that Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer of National Foods Ltd. He currently serves as a non-executive director of Costa Group Holdings and Nufarm Ltd. He is also the Non-Executive Chairman of Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd.
Mr George Harper Kilpatrick Non-Executive Director Apr 2021
Mr Kilpatrick's career has centered around agriculture and agribusiness. Harper's executive career in agribusiness included several executive roles with Glenfarm Holdings Limited in the UK, and Deputy CFO / Head of Finance with Almarai Co. Limited in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Harper has held a number of Australian dairy industry positions including 3 years as a nonexecutive director of West Vic Dairy Inc., 18 months as a non-executive director of Murray Goulburn Co-operative Limited and is currently a non-executive Finance Director of the Australian Dairy Conference Pty. Ltd. a position he has held for 6 years.
Ms Raelene Margaret Murphy Non-Executive Director Jun 2015
Ms Murphy has over 35 years' experience in strategic, financial and operational leadership in both industry and professional advisory. In her professional advisory career, she has experience in operational and financial restructuring including merger and acquisition integration. She was formerly a Managing Director at KordaMentha and a Partner in a national accounting firm. Her industry experience includes CEO of the Delta Group and senior executive roles in the Mars Group. Raelene is Chair of Risk Committee. Her other Directorships include Non-executive Director of Clean Seas Seafood Limited; Non-executive Director of Integral Diagnostics Limited; Non-executive Director of Altium Limited; Non-executive Director of Ross House Investments Pty Limited (Stillwell Motor Group).
Mr Terrence(Terry) Xavier O'Brien Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Mr O'Brien has experience in the food industry, including a period of the Chairmanship of the Australian Food and Grocery Council and has been responsible for leading growth and acquisition strategies over many years in the industry. Terry was, from 2001 until 2017, the Managing Director of Simplot Australia Pty Limited, the US owned, but Australian centric, food processor and marketer. Terry has been active in finance and management roles in the textile industry for ten years and in the food industry for over 30 years. His Other Directorships include Chairman of A.G Thompson Pty Ltd (t/a Kookaburra Sport); Chairman of Bundaberg Brewed Drinks Pty Limited; Chairman of Clean Seas Seafood Limited; Director of Foodbank Australia. Member of the East Asia Review Commission (Advisory Board) of Societe d'Oxygene et d'Acetylene d'Extreme-Orient, a member of the Air Liquide Group. He is Chairman of Human Resources Committee.
Ms Patria Maija Mann Non-Executive Director Sep 2019
Ms Mann is an experienced Non-executive Director with over 16 years' Board experience across various sectors. She has ASX, audit, risk management and governance experience to the Board. She is Non-executive Director of Event Hospitality Entertainment Limited; Non-executive Director of Ridley Corporation Limited. She is Member of Risk Committee.
Mr Barry Andrew Irvin Executive DirectorExecutive Chairman Nov 2009
Mr Irvin has experience in the dairy industry and has been Chairman of Bega Cheese Limited since 2000. His other directorships includes Chairman of Giant Steps, Director of Tatura Milk Industries Pty Ltd; Giant Steps Melbourne Limited; and Giant Steps Australia Ltd.
Mr Richard Dean Cross Non-Executive Director Dec 2011
Mr Cross joined the Tatura Milk Industries' Board in 2003. Rick has represented dairy farmers in many various industry roles, and was formerly the Chair of Murray Dairy, Inc. He also owns and manages a progressive dairy farm in Northern Victoria. He is Chair of the Milk Services Committee, Member of the Human Resources Committee.
Mr Colin Griffin Chief Financial OfficerCompany Secretary Jan 1993
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Mr Brett Kelly Company Secretary Jan 2002
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Mr Paul van Heerwaarden Chief Executive Officer Feb 2017
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Paul van Heerwaarden Chief Executive Officer
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Peter Findlay Chief Financial Officer
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Colin Griffin Chief Financial OfficerCompany Secretary
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Brett Kelly Company Secretary
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Adam McNamara Executive General Manager - Bega Foods
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Mark McDonald Executive General Manager - Dairy Ingredients
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David McKinnon Executive General Manager - Human Resources
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Hamish Reid Executive General Manager - Nutritionals
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Antonietta Timms Executive General Manager - Operational Excellence
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Stephen Rae Executive General Manager - Strategy
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Ethical Partners Funds Management Pty Limited 17,866,877 8.30%
Perpetual Limited 16,179,058 7.50%
Vinva Investment Management Limited 8,787,619 4.10%
Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited 7,465,328 3.50%
Spheria Asset Management Pty Limited 7,027,618 3.30%
The Vanguard Group Inc 6,155,175 2.90%
Vanguard Investments Australia Limited 5,478,410 2.60%
BlackRock Investments LLC 4,063,737 1.90%
Argo Investments Limited 3,568,294 1.70%
Messrs Roy A & Anthony P Medich 2,742,360 1.30%
Realindex Investments Pty Limited 2,708,415 1.30%
Jerang Pty Limited 2,668,995 1.20%
IFM Investors Pty Limited 2,203,699 1.00%
AMP Capital Investors Limited 2,196,695 1.00%
JL & KD Kimber 2,142,923 1.00%
BlackRock Investment Management (Australia) Limited 2,042,102 1.00%
State Street Global Advisors Australia Limited 2,027,678 0.90%
Mr Richard E Platts 2,020,000 0.90%
Aljo Pastoral Pty Limited 2,007,841 0.90%
Norges Bank Investment Management 1,918,812 0.90%

Frequently Asked Questions

Bega’s most recent dividend payment was for 5 cents per share, paid on 3 April 2020. This was Bega’s FY20 interim dividend and came fully franked. 

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

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