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

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Market Cap $8.46 billion
P/E Ratio 3.56
Dividend Yield 2.83%
Shares Outstanding 481.37 million
Earnings per share 4.954
Dividend per share 0.50
Year To Date Return -14.40%
Earnings Yield 28.08%
Franking N/A
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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.

Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
25 Feb 2022 $0.2500 0.00% Interim 29 Mar 2022
07 Sep 2021 $0.1900 0.00% Special Cash 13 Oct 2021
07 Sep 2021 $0.2500 0.00% Final 13 Oct 2021
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
16 May 2022 $17.57 $-0.07 -0.40% 988,316 $17.83 $17.84 $17.42
13 May 2022 $17.64 $0.21 1.20% 1,443,338 $17.45 $17.75 $17.41
12 May 2022 $17.43 $-0.28 -1.58% 1,744,100 $17.59 $17.68 $17.36
11 May 2022 $17.71 $-0.30 -1.67% 1,528,279 $17.80 $17.88 $17.49
10 May 2022 $18.01 $-0.10 -0.55% 1,934,392 $17.63 $18.01 $17.32
09 May 2022 $18.11 $-0.34 -1.84% 1,767,460 $18.17 $18.26 $17.88
06 May 2022 $18.45 $-0.97 -4.99% 2,784,667 $18.89 $19.29 $18.32
05 May 2022 $19.42 $0.12 0.62% 1,437,219 $19.60 $19.64 $19.18
04 May 2022 $19.30 $-0.31 -1.58% 1,820,464 $19.71 $19.73 $19.21
03 May 2022 $19.61 $-0.56 -2.78% 1,729,373 $20.02 $20.11 $19.61
02 May 2022 $20.17 $-0.37 -1.80% 1,060,692 $20.24 $20.44 $20.03
29 Apr 2022 $20.54 $0.04 0.20% 1,675,701 $20.65 $20.78 $20.36
28 Apr 2022 $20.50 $0.59 2.96% 1,992,282 $20.42 $20.51 $19.90
27 Apr 2022 $19.91 $-0.14 -0.70% 2,088,582 $19.88 $20.19 $19.75
26 Apr 2022 $20.05 $-1.92 -8.74% 4,409,568 $20.79 $20.82 $19.65
22 Apr 2022 $21.97 $-0.28 -1.26% 2,190,030 $21.66 $22.07 $21.56
21 Apr 2022 $22.25 $0.61 2.82% 2,081,493 $21.79 $22.43 $21.66
20 Apr 2022 $21.64 $-0.36 -1.64% 1,642,619 $22.15 $22.17 $21.64

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
10 Mar 2022 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $27,501
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,382 - Share Rights
VWAP
10 Mar 2022 Jennifer Lambert Issued 921 $18,334
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 921 - Share Rights
VWAP
10 Mar 2022 John Bevan Issued 1 $26,082
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,310 - Share Rights
VWAP
10 Jan 2022 John Bevan Exercise 1 $23,727
Conversion of securities.
10 Jan 2022 John Bevan Issued 1 $23,727
Conversion of securities.
10 Jan 2022 Jennifer Lambert Issued 772 $16,667
Conversion of securities. As per announcement on 11-01-2022
10 Jan 2022 Jennifer Lambert Exercise 772 $16,667
Conversion of securities.
10 Jan 2022 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $25,022
Conversion of securities.
10 Jan 2022 Richard Hutchinson Exercise 1 $25,022
Conversion of securities.
13 Dec 2021 Mark Vassella Issued 136 $438,982
Issue of securities. 438,982 - Share Rights & Alignment Rights
10 Sep 2021 Richard Hutchinson Issued 1 $26,704
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,159 - Share Rights
10 Sep 2021 Jennifer Lambert Issued 772 $17,803
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 772 - Share Rights
10 Sep 2021 John Bevan Issued 1 $25,326
Employee Share Ownership Plan/Directors Salary Sacrifice. 1,099 - Share Rights
08 Sep 2021 Mark Vassella Sell 99 $2,322,335
On-market trade.
02 Sep 2021 Mark Vassella Buy 198 $4,891,458
Conversion of securities.
02 Sep 2021 Mark Vassella Exercise 198 $4,891,458
Conversion of securities. 302,222 - Alignment Rights
As per announcement on 08/09/2021
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 John Bevan Exercise 2 $62,198
Conversion of securities.
06 Jul 2021 John Bevan Issued 2 $62,198
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.

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 joined the Company following BlueScope's 2007 acquisition of Smorgon Steel Distribution where he was the Chief Executive. He 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. He 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 experience in companies which have used technology and digital to undertake transformational change. He is a non-executive director of Mission Australia, Allianz Australia Insurance Limited and Alpha Australia. 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). 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 is Chair of the Health, Safety & Environment Committee and is a member of the Organisation Committee and the Risk & Sustainability Committee.
Ms Jennifer M Lambert Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Ms Lambert has more than 25 years of financial management and accounting experience, along with over 15 years in the property industry and 15 years of experience as a director of for purpose entities. She is a non-executive director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee for each of NEXTDC Limited and REA Group Limited. 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 the Mosman Church of England Preparatory School. Ms Lambert has business and leadership experience at the senior executive and board level. Ms Lambert was Group Chief Financial Officer of 151 Property (previously known as Valad Property Group) 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 member of the Risk and Sustainability Committee, the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Ms Kathleen Marie Conlon Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
Ms Conlon has over 20 years of management consulting experience in strategy and business improvement and has advised companies across a wide range of industries and countries. She is Chairman of Lynas Rare Earths Limited, a non-executive director of REA Group Limited and Aristocrat Leisure Limited and a former non-executive director of CSR Limited. Ms Conlon is also a non-executive director of the Benevolent Society, a member of the Corporate Governance Committee of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and a member of Chief Executive Women. She is also a former President of the NSW Council and a former National Board member of the AICD. 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 member of the Health, Safety & Environment Committee and the Organisation Committee.
Mr John Andrew Bevan Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Mar 2014
Mr Bevan has experience in international business and heavy industrial operations. He 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, Chief Executive Asia and country lead roles in the United Kingdom, Thailand and Korea. Mr Bevan is Chairman of Ansell Limited and Deputy Chair of the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. Mr Bevan is a member of th Organisation , Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Mr Ewen Graham Wolseley Crouch Non-Executive Director Mar 2013
Mr Crouch has experience in service industries, financial markets, governance and risk management together with his knowledge of strategic mergers, acquisitions and capital markets transactions. He is a director and Chairman of Corporate Travel Management Limited. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of its Law Committee. Mr Crouch is also a board member of 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 of service on its board. He served as a director of Mission Australia between 1995 and 2016, including 7 years as its Chairman. Mr Crouch served as a non-executive director of Westpac Banking Corporation from 2013 to 2019. He was a member of the Takeovers Panel from 2010 to 2015, a member of the Commonwealth Remuneration Tribunal from 2015 to 2019 and a director of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra from 2009-2020. Mr Crouch is Chair of the Risk & Sustainability Committee and is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Ms Rebecca Patricia Dee-Bradbury Non-Executive Director Apr 2014
Ms Dee-Bradbury has experience in strategic brand marketing, customer relationship management and innovation. She was Chief Executive Officer/President Developed Markets Asia Pacific and ANZ for Kraft/Cadbury from 2010 to 2014. 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 Energy Australia Holdings Ltd and Australian Foundation Investment Company Ltd and a former director of GrainCorp Limited and Tower Limited (NZ). She is also 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 and the Business Advisory Board at the Monash Business School. Ms Dee-Bradbury is Chair of the Organisation Committee and is a member of the Health, Safety and Environment Committee.
Mr Zhi-Qiang Zhang Non-Executive Director Jan 2022
Mr Zhang has a background in blue-chip manufacturing and product development, including industrial digitisation and robotics. Mr Zhang has sector knowledge in automotive and machine tools, telecommunications and infrastructure. Mr Zhang has business and leadership experience at the senior executive level including over 25 years at Siemens, with his last role as President & Chief Executive Officer, Greater China Region, Nokia Siemens Networks, and more recently as Group Senior Vice President & President ABB China for ABB ASEA Brown Boveri. He also brings to the Board understanding of the China market and insight into areas of impact and growth.
Ms K'Lynne Johnson Non-Executive Director Jan 2022
Ms Johnson has experience in the areas of technological lead transformation, sustainability, renewables, human resources, customers and innovation. She also brings traditional high capitalintensive sector experience. Ms Johnson has Board experience and is currently on the Boards of two companies listed on the NYSE. Previously she was an executive in the specialty and commodity chemicals industry for over 25 years including most recently as President and Chief Executive Officer of Elevance Renewable Sciences and as Senior Vice President over multiple global business in BP Chemical. Her industry experience has included working in early stage ventures as well as in more mature businesses. Ms Johnson has had a global career with knowledge of the US market.
Ms Penny Grau Company Secretary Nov 2017
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Ms Debra Counsell Chief Legal OfficerCompany Secretary Jul 2017
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J Nowlan Chief Executive Australian Steel Products
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G Stephens Chief Executive Climate Change & New Zealand & Pacific Islands
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P Finan Chief Executive Hot Rolled Products North America
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C Zhang Chief Executive NS BlueScope
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K Keast Chief Executive People & North American Development
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T J Archibald Chief Financial Officer
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Debra Counsell Chief Legal OfficerCompany Secretary
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A Garey Chief Strategy & Transformation Officer
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Penny Grau Company Secretary
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S Stark President BlueScope Buildings North America
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X Huang President BlueScope China
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 196,665,963 39.04%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 106,367,507 21.11%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 62,194,151 12.34%
National Nominees Limited 28,660,286 5.69%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (i) 10,611,898 2.11%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 10,208,248 2.03%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 8,673,842 1.72%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 6,113,394 1.21%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Six Sis Ltd 3,444,351 0.68%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (i) 3,273,459 0.65%
Merrill Lynch (Australia) Nominees Pty Limited 1,365,595 0.27%
Pacific Custodians Pty Limited 1,186,463 0.23%
Amp Life Limited 944,014 0.19%
National Nominees Limited (i) 692,231 0.14%
Invia Custodian Pty Limited 634,540 0.13%
Woodross Nominees Pty Ltd 589,478 0.12%
BNP Paribas Noms(Nz) Ltd 581,164 0.12%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (ii) 562,285 0.11%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Barclays 478,054 0.09%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd ACF Clearstream 465,470 0.09%

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