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Market Cap $372.24 million
P/E Ratio N/A
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Shares Outstanding 137.36 million
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Year To Date Return 1.54%
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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, Maps, Puzzles, and Cards.

BKG Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
15 Sep 2021 $2.71 $0.07 2.65% 19,836 $2.70 $2.71 $2.65
14 Sep 2021 $2.64 $-0.13 -4.69% 31,290 $2.76 $2.77 $2.64
13 Sep 2021 $2.77 $-0.01 -0.36% 16,560 $2.77 $2.77 $2.70
10 Sep 2021 $2.78 $0.08 2.96% 2,364 $2.78 $2.83 $2.78
09 Sep 2021 $2.70 $-0.12 -4.26% 36,777 $2.82 $2.82 $2.70
08 Sep 2021 $2.82 $0.02 0.71% 34,320 $2.78 $2.85 $2.78
07 Sep 2021 $2.80 $-0.06 -2.10% 84,231 $2.90 $2.90 $2.78
06 Sep 2021 $2.86 $0.02 0.70% 43,303 $2.84 $2.89 $2.83
03 Sep 2021 $2.84 $0.00 0.00% 19,563 $2.84 $2.89 $2.84
02 Sep 2021 $2.84 $0.03 1.07% 101,547 $2.86 $2.96 $2.80
01 Sep 2021 $2.81 $-0.04 -1.40% 41,017 $2.86 $2.89 $2.81
31 Aug 2021 $2.85 $0.03 1.06% 240,952 $2.90 $2.91 $2.85
30 Aug 2021 $2.82 $-0.17 -5.69% 299,649 $2.95 $2.95 $2.79
27 Aug 2021 $2.99 $0.15 5.28% 110,762 $2.85 $3.00 $2.85
26 Aug 2021 $2.84 $-0.01 -0.35% 12,785 $2.85 $2.88 $2.83
25 Aug 2021 $2.85 $-0.03 -1.04% 17,393 $2.86 $2.92 $2.83
24 Aug 2021 $2.88 $-0.02 -0.69% 22,910 $2.90 $2.90 $2.80
23 Aug 2021 $2.90 $0.10 3.57% 42,969 $2.87 $2.90 $2.82
20 Aug 2021 $2.80 $0.08 2.94% 33,483 $2.72 $2.80 $2.72
19 Aug 2021 $2.72 $-0.05 -1.81% 9,390 $2.77 $2.77 $2.72
18 Aug 2021 $2.77 $0.05 1.84% 1,186,909 $2.77 $2.77 $2.72
17 Aug 2021 $2.72 $-0.12 -4.23% 1,201 $2.80 $2.80 $2.72

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
31 Aug 2021 Fiona Pak-Poy Buy 8 $24,969
On-market trade. Average price
31 Aug 2021 Antony Nash Cancelled 9 $26,516
Cancellation of securities. 37,218 - Performance Rights
31 Aug 2021 Antony Nash Exercise 9 $23,634
Conversion of securities. 46,522 - performance Rights
Average Price
31 Aug 2021 Antony Nash Buy 9 $23,634
Conversion of securities. Average price
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 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
14 May 2021 Wayne Baskin Sell 442 $1,187,181
On-market trade.
14 May 2021 Antony Nash Sell 1 $4,172,818
On-market trade.
04 Jan 2021 Antony Nash Issued 55 $146,266
Issue of securities. 55,827 - Performance Rights
04 Jan 2021 Steven Traurig Issued 28 $73,870
Issue of securities. 28,195 - Performance Rights
04 Jan 2021 Wayne Baskin Issued 55 $146,266
Issue of securities. 55,827 - Performance Rights
24 Dec 2020 Antony Nash Transfer 1 $3,100,329
Off-market transfer. As disclosed in the prospectus dated 2 November 2020, the shares were transferred to a third party (via an off-market transfer) in part settlement of a family law matter.

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 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 Chairman/Director/shareholder in a number of other technology companies and was formerly the Chairman of ASX listed businesses; DEXUS Property Group, Flexigroup Limited and m.Net. He is also member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.
Ms Fiona Jane Pak-Poy Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
Ms Pak-Poy has been involved in a range 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. Currently Fiona is a non-executive director of Tyro Payments Ltd (ASX: TYR), iSentia Group (ASX: ISD), Novotech (Asia Pacific's contract research organisation) and the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship. Fiona was a director of MYOB (formerly ASX: MYO) prior to its purchase by KKR. 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 as 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 startups with unique IP. He is also Chairman of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.
Ms Marina Simone Go Non-Executive Director Oct 2020
Ms Go has a background in media and has worked in digital and print publishing executive roles across a range of listed and private companies and in non-executive roles across a range of sectors. Marina is the Chair of the Super Netball Commission, Ovarian Cancer Australia and The Walkley Foundation, and is currently a non-executive director on the boards of Energy Australia, 7-Eleven, Autosports Group, Adore Beauty and Pro-Pac. She is also the University of New South Wales Business Advisory Council.
Mr Antony Louis Nash Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director May 2016
Mr Nash was involved in the establishment of Booktopia while working in his family's company as a sideline to the core internet marketing consulting business, Globalise Pty Ltd, which was established in 2001. Tony 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. It was ultimately sold to Volante Group Limited, which was ASX listed at the time of the sale. Tony studied computer programming at Control Data Institute and worked as a programmer at Cockatoo Dockyards in the mid-eighties. He then sold computers for a short period before travelling around the world for 3 years. He became a recruiter for the computing industry whilst living in London. Tony is a Life Member of the Wilderness Society, the RSPCA (NSW) and the Australian Republican Movement.
Mr Steven Traurig Chief Commercial OfficerExecutive DirectorJoint Company Secretary May 2016
Mr Traurig has began his career at IBM Australia as a software engineer and subsequently pre-sales systems engineer, before joining Somerset Systems in 1992 focusing in business development and consulting in e-commerce and workflow. He joined Tony Nash in his online recruitment company Best People International in 1998. Steven has been in the online commerce industry for over 20 years. He has been the Chief Information Officer for Booktopia, as well as managing a number of business programs including infrastructure, security and HR.
Mr Wayne Baskin Deputy Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Oct 2020
Mr Baskin started as Booktopia's first developer in 2008, having spent 4 years at GE Commercial Finance. In his role as Chief Technology Officer, Wayne oversees all R&D for both Booktopia and Angus & Robertson which includes all system development and the business' integrations into external systems and third-party channels. 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, international corporate advisory and merchant banking experience. He co-founded CHAMP Ventures in 2001. CHAMP Ventures is an Australian mid-market private equity funds manager. Su-Ming is currently a director of Booktopia and Scentia. He has been chairman/director of over 20 Australian companies operating across retail, technology, value-adding manufacturing, financial services, healthcare and tourism sectors. In 2018, Su-Ming was appointed as a Professor of Practice at the UNSW Business School, UNSW. Su-Ming is a director of Asia Society Australia, Sydney Writers' Festival and a member of UNSW Business School Advisory Council. He was a member of the Council of University of Technology Sydney, a founding director of National ICT Australia, a member of the Industry Research and Development Board and a director of Unisearch. He is also member of the Risk Management Committee of the Company.
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 (A L Nash Family A/C) 25,536,192 18.59%
Roxygal Pty Ltd (Benten A/C) 20,691,877 15.06%
Nashtopia Pty Ltd (Nash Family A/C) 14,974,321 10.90%
National Nominees Limited 9,554,913 6.96%
CS Third Nominees Pty Limited (HSBC Cust Nom Au Ltd 13 A/C) 5,791,097 4.22%
Wayne Baskin 5,442,978 3.96%
Australian Direct Investments Pty Limited (Super Fund A/C) 4,151,868 3.02%
Ellerston Capital Limited 4,115,226 3.00%
Libertopia Management Pty Ltd 3,970,469 2.89%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 3,911,202 2.85%
Washington H Soul Pattinson & Company Limited 3,251,027 2.37%
Mr Ainsley Frederick James Henderson 2,903,985 2.11%
M & S Skyleisure Pty Ltd (M Skyleisure A/C) 2,395,071 1.74%
M & S Skyleisure Pty Ltd (S Skyleisure A/C) 2,395,071 1.74%
Primus Trust Bizalmi Vagyonkezelo Zrt (Derby A/C) 2,370,429 1.73%
Primus Trust Bizalmi Vagyonkezelo Zrt (Orion A/C) 2,370,429 1.73%
Phillip Maundrell 2,080,940 1.51%
Stafford Growth Fund 6 LP 2,000,000 1.46%
Libertopia Management Pty Ltd (Mgmt Escrow) 1,955,604 1.42%
BNP Paribas Nominees Ptylimited 1,399,177 1.02%