Booktopia Group Ltd (ASX: BKG) Share Price and News





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Market Cap $52.20 million
P/E Ratio 18.21
Dividend Yield N/A
Shares Outstanding 137.36 million
Earnings per share 0.021
Dividend per share N/A
Year To Date Return -71.53%
Earnings Yield 5.49%
Franking N/A
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Booktopia Group Ltd (ASX: BKG)
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About Booktopia Group Ltd

Booktopia Group Ltd is an online book retailer. The company also sells Ebooks, Audiobooks, DVDs, Stationery, Gifts, Magazines, and other products.

BKG Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
17 May 2022 $0.38 $-0.01 -2.56% 60,006 $0.39 $0.43 $0.38
16 May 2022 $0.39 $-0.04 -9.41% 1,276,755 $0.43 $0.43 $0.39
13 May 2022 $0.43 $0.02 4.94% 35,604 $0.42 $0.43 $0.41
12 May 2022 $0.41 $0.01 2.53% 72,543 $0.40 $0.42 $0.39
11 May 2022 $0.40 $-0.01 -2.50% 40,596 $0.40 $0.42 $0.39
10 May 2022 $0.40 $0.00 0.00% 129,599 $0.40 $0.41 $0.38
09 May 2022 $0.40 $-0.03 -6.98% 187,135 $0.44 $0.44 $0.38
06 May 2022 $0.43 $-0.04 -8.51% 203,049 $0.46 $0.47 $0.43
05 May 2022 $0.47 $0.01 2.17% 1,107,095 $0.47 $0.48 $0.45
04 May 2022 $0.46 $0.01 2.22% 5,029,068 $0.47 $0.47 $0.45
03 May 2022 $0.45 $-0.18 -28.80% 904,858 $0.55 $0.55 $0.45
02 May 2022 $0.63 $-0.09 -12.68% 88,290 $0.71 $0.71 $0.62
29 Apr 2022 $0.71 $0.01 1.43% 21,574 $0.69 $0.73 $0.68
28 Apr 2022 $0.70 $0.01 1.44% 20,580 $0.70 $0.70 $0.68
27 Apr 2022 $0.70 $-0.03 -4.14% 11,103 $0.72 $0.72 $0.70
26 Apr 2022 $0.73 $-0.02 -2.70% 97,284 $0.74 $0.74 $0.68
22 Apr 2022 $0.74 $0.00 0.00% 16,531 $0.74 $0.74 $0.72
21 Apr 2022 $0.74 $0.05 7.19% 16,316 $0.70 $0.74 $0.70
20 Apr 2022 $0.70 $-0.01 -1.43% 29,561 $0.71 $0.72 $0.70

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
05 May 2022 Antony (Tony) Nash Buy 456 $213,098
On-market trade.
04 May 2022 Antony (Tony) Nash Buy 353 $161,006
On-market trade.
06 Dec 2021 Antony (Tony) Nash Sell 3 $6,125,000
On-market trade.
29 Nov 2021 Antony (Tony) Nash Issued 73 $189,750
Issue of securities. 110,238 - Performance Rights
29 Nov 2021 Wayne Baskin Issued 63 $165,000
Issue of securities. 100,713 - Performance Rights
29 Nov 2021 Steven Traurig Issued 29 $77,500
Issue of securities. 48,619 - Performance Rights
31 Aug 2021 Wayne Baskin Exercise 9 $23,634
Conversion of securities. 46,522 - Performance Rights
Average Price
31 Aug 2021 Wayne Baskin Buy 9 $23,634
Conversion of securities. Average Price
31 Aug 2021 Wayne Baskin Cancelled 9 $26,516
Cancellation of securities. 37,218 - Performance Rights
31 Aug 2021 Steven Traurig Cancelled 4 $13,392
Cancellation of securities. 18,796 - Performance Rights
31 Aug 2021 Steven Traurig Buy 4 $11,938
Conversion of securities. Average Price
31 Aug 2021 Steven Traurig Exercise 4 $11,938
Conversion of securities. 23,495 - Performance Rights
Average Price
31 Aug 2021 Fiona Pak-Poy Buy 8 $24,969
On-market trade. Average price
31 Aug 2021 Antony (Tony) Nash Cancelled 9 $26,516
Cancellation of securities. 37,218 - Performance Rights
31 Aug 2021 Antony (Tony) Nash Exercise 9 $23,634
Conversion of securities. 46,522 - performance Rights
Average Price
31 Aug 2021 Antony (Tony) Nash Buy 9 $23,634
Conversion of securities. Average price

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Christopher Thomas Beare Non-Executive ChairmanNon-Executive Director Oct 2017
Mr Beare has over 35 years experience in international business, technology, strategy, finance and management. Chris joined investment bank Hambros Australia in 1991, became Head of Corporate Finance in 1994 and joint Chief Executive in 1995. After Hambros was acquired by Societe Generale (SG) in 1998 Chris remained a Director of SG Australia until 2002. Prior to Hambros, Chris was Executive Director of Melbourne based Venture Capital firm Advent Management Group which he joined in 1987 after various roles in Telecom Australia culminating in the Head of Strategy. Chris has experience in technology. In 1998 he helped form Radiata, a technology start-up in Sydney and Silicon Valley, and as Chair and Chief Executive Officer steered it to a sale to Cisco Systems in 2001. He is member of Risk Committee
Ms Fiona Jane Pak-Poy Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
Ms Pak-Poy is an experienced non-executive director and has been involved in a wide array of industries including healthcare, e-commerce, software, financial services, retail and manufacturing. Her involvement ranges from start-ups to publicly listed companies, not-for-profits and State and Federal Government Boards. She is a former member of the Federal Government's Innovation Australia Board, ASIC's director Advisory Panel and a Councillor for The Australian Investment Council. She practiced as an engineer and was a management consultant with The Boston Consulting Group in Boston and Sydney, during which time she was a member of both the Consumer Goods and Technology and Financial Services Practice Group. She co-founded an e-commerce start-up in the late 1990s and subsequently worked as a General Partner in an Australian/US venture capital fund that invested in Australian start-ups with unique IP. She is chair of Risk Committee.
Mr Antony (Tony) Louis Nash Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director May 2016
Mr Nash received a series of business awards and is an industry-recognised leader in the book retail and online retailing industry in Australia. In 2018 he won the Industry Recognition Award at the Online Retailer Industry Awards. He was listed in Who's Who of Australia in 2019. Prior to Booktopia, in 1996 Tony established Best People International (an internet recruitment agency), having previously worked as a recruiter. Best People grew to employ more than 35 people. It was ultimately sold to Volante Group Limited, which was ASX listed at the time of the sale. Tony is a Life Member of the Wilderness Society, the RSPCA (NSW) and the Australian Republican Movement. Mr Nash has done Computer programming from Control Data Institute.
Mr Steven Traurig Chief Commercial OfficerExecutive DirectorJoint Company Secretary May 2016
Mr Traurig began his career at IBM Australia as a software engineer and subsequently pre-sales systems engineer, before joining Somerset Systems in 1992 specialising in business development and consulting in e-commerce and workflow. He joined Tony Nash in his online recruitment company Best People International in 1998. Tony and Steven have been in business together for 22 years. Steven has been in the online commerce industry for over 20 years and is Tony's brother-in-law. Steven provided technical direction and services during Booktopia's early formation and built a development team to establish Booktopia's in-house website and logistics systems in 2007. He has been the Chief Information Officer and is currently Chief Commercial Officer for Booktopia, as well as overseeing a number of business programs including infrastructure, security and HR.
Mr Wayne Baskin Deputy Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Oct 2020
Mr Baskin spent 4 years at GE Commercial Finance. In his first five years he built the company's bespoke website, their custom Warehouse Management System and was responsible for the implementation of the business pricing and inventory algorithms. Today in his position as Deputy CEO, Wayne is responsible for the overall business strategy, vision and customer experience while also overseeing logistics and the businesses pricing and inventory strategy. In 2017 and 2018, Wayne was a finalist for the Online Retail Industry Recognition Award, taking out the award in 2019. He has also been named in Inside Retail's Top 50 People in e-commerce for five years, in 2019 and 2020 being awarded Number 8 on the list, as well as being a finalist for the BRW's Best Rising Star Award.
Mr Su-Ming Wong Non-Executive Director Jan 2020
Mr Wong has over 35 years of direct investment and corporate advisory experience. In 2001, he co-founded CHAMP Ventures which is an Australian mid-market private equity funds manager. Su-Ming is Non-Executive Director of Booktopia Group Limited and has been chairman/director of over 20 Australian companies operating across retail, technology, manufacturing, financial services, healthcare and tourism sectors. Su-Ming is a Professor of Practice at UNSW, a director of Sydney Writers Festival and a member of UNSW Business School Advisory Council. He was a member of the Council of University of Technology Sydney and a director of several other NGOs. He is member of Risk Committee.
Ms Judith (Judy) Slatyer Non-Executive Director Apr 2022
Ms Anna Sandham Company Secretary
Anna Sandham Company Secretary

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Tony Nash Enterprises Pty Ltd 22,839,343 16.63%
Roxygal Pty Ltd 20,691,877 15.06%
Nashtopia Pty Ltd 14,971,260 10.90%
National Nominees Limited 10,197,035 7.42%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 6,859,789 4.99%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 6,853,366 4.99%
CS Third Nominees Pty Limited 6,297,635 4.58%
Wayne Baskin 5,000,000 3.64%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 4,318,893 3.14%
Australian Direct Investments Pty Limited 4,151,868 3.02%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 3,023,336 2.20%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 2,762,915 2.01%
Libertopia Management Pty Ltd 2,666,733 1.94%
Mr Ainsley Frederick James Henderson 2,468,387 1.80%
M & S Skyleisure Pty Ltd 2,035,810 1.48%
M & S Skyleisure Pty Ltd i 2,035,810 1.48%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 2,028,865 1.48%
Australian Direct Investments Pty Limited i 1,955,604 1.42%
Phillip Maundrell 1,431,242 1.04%
Washington H Soul Pattinson And Company Limited 1,386,373 1.01%
Angela Keil Zippermayr 1,140,261 0.83%