BlueScope Steel Ltd (ASX: BSL) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $11.42 billion
P/E Ratio 49.02
Dividend Yield 0.62%
Shares Outstanding 503.81 million
Earnings per share 0.462
Dividend per share 0.14
Year To Date Return 30.03%
Earnings Yield 2.04%
Franking N/A
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BlueScope Steel Ltd (ASX: BSL)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
26 Feb 2021 $0.0600 0.00% Interim 30 Mar 2021
08 Sep 2020 $0.0800 0.00% Final 14 Oct 2020
28 Feb 2020 $0.0600 0.00% Interim 31 Mar 2020
11 Sep 2019 $0.0800 0.00% Final 16 Oct 2019
01 Mar 2019 $0.0600 0.00% Interim 02 Apr 2019
07 Sep 2018 $0.0800 0.00% Final 16 Oct 2018
02 Mar 2018 $0.0600 14.50% Interim 03 Apr 2018
08 Sep 2017 $0.0500 100.00% Final 16 Oct 2017
02 Mar 2017 $0.0400 100.00% Interim 30 Mar 2017
09 Sep 2016 $0.0300 100.00% Final 10 Oct 2016
02 Mar 2016 $0.0300 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2016
17 Sep 2015 $0.0300 100.00% 19 Oct 2015
03 Mar 2015 $0.0300 100.00% 01 Apr 2015
28 Feb 2011 $0.0200 100.00% Interim 04 Apr 2011
20 Sep 2010 $0.0500 100.00% Final 20 Oct 2010
26 Feb 2009 $0.0500 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2009

BSL 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.

DateAnnouncementPrice Sensitive?TimeNo. of PagesFile Size
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About BlueScope Steel Ltd

BlueScope Steel Limited (BSL) is the third-largest manufacturer of painted and coated steel products globally, serving customers across the Pacific Rim and the west coast of North America. BlueScope’s products contribute to our everyday lives, being vital components in houses, buildings, structures and cars.

BlueScope was formerly a business within BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) and became an independent steel company when it listed on the ASX in 2002. As a resources share in the ASX steel sector, the company is often considered a price taker and the BlueScope Steel share price can be tied to the price of steel.

BSL Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
23 Jul 2021 $22.67 $0.18 0.80% 744,884 $22.13 $22.70 $22.13
22 Jul 2021 $22.49 $0.41 1.86% 1,710,952 $22.41 $22.75 $22.31
21 Jul 2021 $22.08 $0.48 2.22% 1,702,058 $21.99 $22.28 $21.88
20 Jul 2021 $21.60 $-0.84 -3.74% 2,277,134 $21.90 $22.04 $21.34
19 Jul 2021 $22.44 $-0.41 -1.79% 1,744,893 $22.46 $22.55 $21.86
16 Jul 2021 $22.85 $0.36 1.60% 1,545,162 $22.41 $22.93 $22.35
15 Jul 2021 $22.49 $0.62 2.83% 1,961,064 $21.88 $22.56 $21.80
14 Jul 2021 $21.87 $0.07 0.32% 2,612,979 $21.78 $22.27 $21.68
13 Jul 2021 $21.80 $-0.02 -0.09% 2,011,531 $21.86 $22.09 $21.60
12 Jul 2021 $21.82 $0.56 2.63% 2,233,011 $21.75 $22.17 $21.71
09 Jul 2021 $21.26 $-0.44 -2.03% 1,726,500 $21.28 $21.43 $21.11
08 Jul 2021 $21.70 $0.22 1.02% 3,124,927 $21.90 $22.08 $21.59
07 Jul 2021 $21.48 $0.23 1.08% 2,622,643 $21.02 $21.57 $20.87
06 Jul 2021 $21.25 $-0.61 -2.79% 2,699,456 $21.81 $21.86 $21.24
05 Jul 2021 $21.86 $-0.39 -1.75% 1,047,160 $22.29 $22.46 $21.84
02 Jul 2021 $22.25 $-0.04 -0.18% 1,000,186 $22.35 $22.49 $22.06
01 Jul 2021 $22.29 $0.33 1.50% 1,490,058 $22.24 $22.63 $22.17
30 Jun 2021 $21.96 $0.14 0.64% 1,203,740 $22.04 $22.38 $21.93
29 Jun 2021 $21.82 $-0.31 -1.40% 1,027,098 $21.85 $22.00 $21.52
28 Jun 2021 $22.13 $-0.13 -0.58% 798,998 $22.20 $22.34 $22.04
25 Jun 2021 $22.26 $0.57 2.63% 1,594,037 $22.00 $22.68 $21.93

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
06 Jul 2021 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $32,788
Conversion of securities.
06 Jul 2021 Richard Hutchinson Exercise 1 $32,788
Conversion of securities.
06 Jul 2021 Jennifer Lambert Issued 1 $21,866
Conversion of securities.
06 Jul 2021 Jennifer Lambert Exercise 1 $21,866
Conversion of securities.
06 Jul 2021 John Bevan Exercise 2 $62,198
Conversion of securities.
06 Jul 2021 John Bevan Issued 2 $62,198
Conversion of securities.
10 Mar 2021 Jennifer Lambert Issued 1 $17,808
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,029 - Share Rights
10 Mar 2021 John Bevan Issued 2 $50,655
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 2,927 - Share Rights
10 Mar 2021 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $26,703
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,543 - Share Rights
04 Jan 2021 Richard Hutchinson Exercise 1 $19,788
Conversion of securities.
04 Jan 2021 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $19,788
Conversion of securities. http://www.aspecthuntley.com.au/asxdata/20210712/pdf/02394296.pdf
NOC last para
04 Jan 2021 John Bevan Issued 2 $37,554
Conversion of securities. http://www.aspecthuntley.com.au/asxdata/20210712/pdf/02394293.pdf
NOC last para
04 Jan 2021 John Bevan Exercise 2 $37,554
Conversion of securities.
04 Jan 2021 Jennifer Lambert Exercise 750 $13,192
Conversion of securities.
04 Jan 2021 Jennifer Lambert Issued 750 $13,192
Conversion of securities. http://www.aspecthuntley.com.au/asxdata/20210712/pdf/02394294.pdf
NOC last para
14 Dec 2020 Mark Vassella Issued 252 $4,307,414
Issue of securities. 503,951 - Alignment Rights & Share Rights
26 Nov 2020 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $13,352
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,125 - Share Rights
26 Nov 2020 Jennifer Lambert Issued 750 $8,901
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 750 - Share Rights
26 Nov 2020 John Bevan Issued 2 $25,326
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 2,135 - Share Rights
04 Sep 2020 Mark Vassella Sell 213 $2,798,481
On-market trade.
02 Sep 2020 Mark Vassella Exercise 177 $2,335,637
Conversion of securities. 251,020 - Alignment Rights
As per announcement on 07/09/2020.
02 Sep 2020 Mark Vassella Buy 177 $2,335,637
Conversion of securities.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Mark Royce Vassella Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Jan 2018
Mr Vassella was appointed Chief Executive Australian Distribution and Solutions before moving to the US as President, BlueScope Steel North America in 2008. He returned to Australia in 2011 to take up the role of Chief Executive BlueScope Australia and New Zealand. Mr Vassella is a past Board member, President and Treasurer of the Family Life charitable organisation. Mr Vassella is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Mr Richard Mark Hutchinson Non-Executive Director Oct 2018
Mr Hutchinson has business and leadership experience at the senior executive level. He has held various roles at General Electric (GE) over a 25 year career, the two most recent as President and Chief Executive Officer Europe (2015 - 2017) and China (2010 - 2014). In these roles, Mr Hutchinson's responsibilities included strengthening GE's operations across China and Europe and developing and executing a shared growth strategy for all GE businesses. Prior to joining GE China, he was President of GE Capital Real Estate International where he led the Real Estate team in Europe and Asia. He previously held various financial services roles at Barclays Capital Asia Limited in Australia and Hong Kong (1983 - 1994). Mr Hutchinson brings to BlueScope a global perspective including direct operational experience in Asia. He also has experience in companies which have used technology and digital to undertake transformational change. Mr Hutchinson is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Risk and Sustainability Committee and Organisation Committee.
Ms Penelope (Penny) Bingham-Hall Non-Executive Director Mar 2011
Ms Bingham-Hall spent more than 20 years in a variety of roles with Leighton Holdings (now Cimic Group) prior to retiring from the company at the end of 2009. Senior positions held with Leighton include Executive General Manager Strategy, responsible for Leighton Group's overall business strategy and Executive General Manager Corporate, responsible for business planning and corporate affairs. She brings extensive knowledge of the building and construction industry in both Australia and Asian markets. She is a Non-executive Director of Dexus Funds Management Limited and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd. Ms Bingham-Hall is Chair of the Remuneration and Organisation Committee and is a member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee, the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Ms Jennifer M Lambert Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Ms Lambert is a non-executive director of Place Management NSW (part of Property NSW) and Mission Australia. She is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of its Reporting Committee. Ms Lambert is also on the Council of the Sydney Church of England Grammar School and is Chairman of Mosman Church of England Preparatory School. Ms Lambert has extensive business and leadership experience at the senior executive and board level. Ms Lambert was Group Chief Financial Officer of 151 Property from 2003 to 2016, where her responsibilities included operational and strategic finance, tax, treasury, legal and compliance. Prior to this, Ms Lambert was a director at PricewaterhouseCoopers specialising in capital raisings, and structuring and due diligence for acquisitions and disposals across various industries. Ms Lambert is a former non-executive director of Investa Office Management Pty Ltd. Ms Lambert brings more than 25 years of financial management and accounting experience, along with over 15 years specialising in the property industry. Ms Lambert is Chair of the Audit Committee and is a member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee, the Health, Safety and Environment Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Ms Kathleen Marie Conlon Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
Ms Conlon has over 20 years of professional management consulting experience specialising in strategy and business improvement and has advised companies across a range of industries and countries. An American/Australian dual national, Ms Conlon joined the Chicago office of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 1985, before transferring to the Sydney office in 1994. In her seven years as partner and director, Ms Conlon led BCG's Asia Pacific operations practice and the Sydney Office. Ms Conlon is a non-executive director of REA Group Limited, Aristocrat Leisure Limited, Lynas Corporation Limited and a former non-executive director of CSR Limited. Ms Conlon is also a non-executive director of the Benevolent Society and a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Ms Conlon is a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration & Organisation Committee, the Health, Safety & Environment Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Mr John Andrew Bevan Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Mar 2014
Mr Bevan was CEO and a director of Alumina Limited from 2008 to 2014. Before joining Alumina Limited in 2008 Mr Bevan spent 29 years in a variety of senior management roles with BOC Group, including as a director on The BOC Group plc board, Chief Executive Process Gas Solutions with responsibility for the bulk and tonnage business for the entire BOC group, Chief Executive Asia and country lead roles in the United Kingdom, Thailand and Korea. Mr Bevan is also the Deputy Chairman of Ansell Limited. In July 2017, Mr Bevan was appointed to the board of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. He brings to the Board experience in international business and heavy industrial operations. Mr Bevan is a member of the Organisation Committee and the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Mr Ewen Graham Wolseley Crouch Non-Executive Director Mar 2013
Mr Crouch is a director of Westpac Banking Corporation and a director and Chairman of Corporate Travel Management Limited. He is a member of the Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal and a member of its Law Committee. Mr Crouch is also a board member of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Jawun. Mr Crouch was a Partner at Allens from 1998 to 2013 where his roles included Chairman of Partners, Co-Head Mergers and Acquisitions and Equity Capital Markets, Executive Partner - Asian Offices and Deputy Managing Partner, as well as 11 years' service on its board. He was a member of the Takeovers Panel from 2010 to 2015 and served as a director of Mission Australia between 1995 and 2016, including 7 years as its Chairman. Mr Crouch brings to the Board the breadth of his experience in service industries, financial markets, governance and risk management together with his knowledge of strategic mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions. Mr Crouch is Chair of the Risk & Sustainability Committee and is a member of the Audit Committee, the Health, Safety and environment Committee and the Nomination Committee.
Ms Rebecca Patricia Dee-Bradbury Non-Executive Director Apr 2014
Ms Dee-Bradbury was Chief Executive Officer/President Developed Markets Asia Pacific and ANZ for Kraft/Cadbury from 2010 to 2014, leading the business through significant transformational change. Before joining Kraft/Cadbury Ms Dee-Bradbury was Group CEO of the global Barbeques Galore group, and has held other senior executive roles in organisations including Maxxium, Burger King Corporation and Lion Nathan/Pepsi Cola Bottlers. Ms Dee-Bradbury is a director of GrainCorp Limited, Energy Australia Holdings Ltd, Australian Foundation Investment Company Ltd and a former director of Tower Limited (NZ). She is also an inaugural Member of the Business Advisory Board for the Monash Business School, a member of Chief Executive Women and of the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation, and a former member of the Federal Government's Asian Century Strategic Advisory Board. Ms Dee-Bradbury brings to the Board significant experience in strategic brand marketing, customer relationship management and innovation. Ms Dee-Bradbury is a member of the Organisation Committee, the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Ms Penny Grau Company Secretary Nov 2017
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Ms Debra Counsell Chief Legal OfficerCompany Secretary Jul 2017
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Debra Counsell Chief Legal OfficerCompany Secretary
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Penny Grau Company Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 217,711,782 43.31%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 94,276,231 18.76%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 57,775,167 11.49%
National Nominees Limited 25,726,233 5.12%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 12,678,206 2.52%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 9,237,634 1.84%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited i 7,325,878 1.46%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited i 5,904,942 1.17%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited II 2,915,142 0.58%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited - Gsco Eca 1,468,077 0.29%
AMP Life Limited 943,971 0.19%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited IV 843,272 0.17%
Mr Sanjay Dayal 822,034 0.16%
Invia Custodian Pty Limited 670,265 0.13%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited V 648,878 0.13%
S And L Elias Investments Pty Ltd 447,369 0.09%
Bnp Paribas Noms(Nz) Ltd 446,701 0.09%
Brispot Nominees Pty Ltd 419,987 0.08%
Patrick Finan 407,901 0.08%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 397,822 0.08%

Frequently Asked Questions

BlueScope Steel paid an interim FY20 dividend of 6 cents per share on 31 March 2020. This dividend payment was unfranked. 

In March, the company withdrew its guidance for the second half of FY20, due to the unprecedented environment and economic uncertainty as a result of COVID-19.

No further announcements have been made regarding BlueScope’s final dividend, which is historically paid in October each year.

Historically, BlueScope Steel has offered a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) to shareholders with a registered address in Australia or New Zealand.

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