Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $7.33 billion
P/E Ratio 48.78
Dividend Yield 1.84%
Shares Outstanding 282.33 million
Earnings per share 0.525
Dividend per share 0.45
Year To Date Return 32.52%
Earnings Yield 2.05%
Franking 100%
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Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
17 Sep 2021 $0.2250 100.00% Final 18 Oct 2021
23 Mar 2021 $0.2500 100.00% Interim 21 Apr 2021
22 Sep 2020 $0.2500 100.00% Final 07 Oct 2020
18 Mar 2020 $0.2200 100.00% Interim 15 Apr 2020
24 Sep 2019 $0.2500 100.00% Final 09 Oct 2019
19 Mar 2019 $0.2050 100.00% Interim 05 Apr 2019
24 Sep 2018 $0.2370 100.00% Final 10 Oct 2018
22 Mar 2018 $0.2050 100.00% Interim 19 Apr 2018
21 Sep 2017 $0.2150 100.00% Final 19 Oct 2017
23 Mar 2017 $0.1870 100.00% Interim 20 Apr 2017
21 Sep 2016 $0.1950 100.00% Final 17 Oct 2016
23 Mar 2016 $0.1780 100.00% Interim 15 Apr 2016
16 Sep 2015 $0.0140 100.00% 15 Oct 2015
16 Sep 2015 $0.1770 100.00% 15 Oct 2015
23 Mar 2015 $0.1620 100.00% 15 Apr 2015
29 Sep 2014 $0.1740 100.00% Final 22 Oct 2014
05 Mar 2014 $0.1470 100.00% Interim 02 Apr 2014
05 Sep 2013 $0.1560 100.00% Final 25 Sep 2013
21 Mar 2013 $0.1270 100.00% Interim 10 Apr 2013
05 Sep 2012 $0.1320 100.00% Final 25 Sep 2012
23 Mar 2012 $0.1130 100.00% Interim 11 Apr 2012
15 Sep 2011 $0.1050 100.00% Final 05 Oct 2011
31 Mar 2011 $0.0940 100.00% Interim 20 Apr 2011
16 Sep 2010 $0.0830 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2010
26 Mar 2010 $0.0660 100.00% Interim 16 Apr 2010

CAR 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 Carsales.com Ltd

Carsales.Com Ltd (CAR) is Australia’s largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business. What many Aussies may not know, however, is that Carsales has operations and interests in a range of different automotive classifieds websites in countries across Asia and South America, making it one of the largest digital automotive advertising businesses in the world.

Together with its subsidiaries, Carsales employs over 600 people in Australia to develop leading technology and advertising solutions that drive its business around the world. Carsales’ history dates back to 1997 and the company went on to list on the ASX in 2009. Since then, Carsales shares have grown to become part of the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) and have historically paid a portion of its profits back to shareholders as dividends.

CAR Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
22 Sep 2021 $25.76 $0.14 0.55% 560,131 $25.45 $26.04 $25.42
21 Sep 2021 $25.62 $-0.09 -0.35% 552,530 $25.32 $25.65 $25.20
20 Sep 2021 $25.71 $-0.24 -0.92% 648,386 $25.78 $26.04 $25.57
17 Sep 2021 $25.95 $0.44 1.72% 3,296,535 $25.38 $26.23 $25.33
16 Sep 2021 $25.51 $0.11 0.43% 983,284 $25.33 $25.72 $25.24
15 Sep 2021 $25.40 $0.43 1.72% 638,292 $25.04 $25.45 $25.00
14 Sep 2021 $24.97 $-0.35 -1.38% 651,293 $25.14 $25.21 $24.83
13 Sep 2021 $25.32 $0.07 0.28% 735,494 $25.08 $25.36 $24.99
10 Sep 2021 $25.25 $0.26 1.04% 862,286 $25.25 $25.45 $24.96
09 Sep 2021 $24.99 $-0.89 -3.44% 856,636 $25.60 $25.70 $24.90
08 Sep 2021 $25.88 $-0.06 -0.23% 1,055,103 $25.84 $26.03 $25.63
07 Sep 2021 $25.94 $-0.05 -0.19% 859,540 $26.32 $26.67 $25.75
06 Sep 2021 $25.99 $0.61 2.40% 1,007,348 $25.36 $25.99 $25.25
03 Sep 2021 $25.38 $0.05 0.20% 1,296,447 $25.25 $25.50 $25.18
02 Sep 2021 $25.33 $0.27 1.08% 865,763 $25.01 $25.33 $24.95
01 Sep 2021 $25.06 $-0.04 -0.16% 496,526 $24.95 $25.16 $24.85
31 Aug 2021 $25.10 $0.43 1.74% 949,063 $24.89 $25.30 $24.70
30 Aug 2021 $24.67 $0.04 0.16% 963,538 $24.74 $24.83 $24.46
27 Aug 2021 $24.63 $-0.01 -0.04% 1,313,879 $24.67 $24.93 $24.41
26 Aug 2021 $24.64 $-0.29 -1.16% 1,325,386 $24.85 $25.09 $24.51
25 Aug 2021 $24.93 $0.03 0.12% 992,127 $25.01 $25.24 $24.57
24 Aug 2021 $24.90 $-0.70 -2.73% 1,251,350 $25.81 $25.86 $24.85

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
25 Aug 2021 Cameron McIntyre Buy 182 $2,764,477
Conversion of securities. Estimated valuation
25 Aug 2021 Cameron McIntyre Sell 177 $4,490,536
As advised by the company. sale of shares
25 Aug 2021 Cameron McIntyre Exercise 182 $2,764,477
Conversion of securities. 3,66,333 - vested and unvested options and performance rights
Estimated valuation
Seems printing mistake in value consideration for issue of performance rights
18 Jun 2021 David Wiadrowski Buy 2 $42,288
On-market trade.
11 Jun 2021 Kee Wong Issued 1 $31,127
Rights issue.
11 Jun 2021 Patrick (Pat) O'Sullivan Issued 3 $56,593
Rights issue.
11 Jun 2021 Kim Anderson Issued 2 $38,794
Rights issue.
11 Jun 2021 Edwina Gilbert Issued 3 $66,810
Rights issue.
11 Jun 2021 David Wiadrowski Issued 602 $10,234
Rights issue. As per announcement on 15/06/2021.
24 May 2021 Cameron McIntyre Issued 52 $899,924
As advised by the company. Participation in Institutional Entitlement
Offer and on-market trade.
As per announcement on 24/05/2021.
24 May 2021 Walter Pisciotta Issued 51 $878,764
Rights issue.
19 May 2021 David Wiadrowski Buy 3 $51,458
On-market trade. As per announcement on 24/05/2021.
21 Apr 2021 Edwina Gilbert Issued 381 $6,765
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Estimated value
21 Apr 2021 David Wiadrowski Issued 58 $1,029
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Estimated value
21 Apr 2021 Kim Anderson Issued 222 $3,942
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Estimated value
10 Feb 2021 Cameron McIntyre Issued 302 $6,552,202
As advised by the company. 548,867 - vested and unvested options and performance rights.
Options and performance rights granted
under carsales.com Limited Options Plan.
As per announcement on 22/02/2021.
07 Oct 2020 Kim Anderson Issued 186 $3,866
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Estimated value
07 Oct 2020 David Wiadrowski Buy 49 $1,018
On-market trade. Estimated value.
07 Oct 2020 Edwina Gilbert Issued 322 $6,694
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Estimated value

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Patrick (Pat) Redmond Joseph O'Sullivan Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Jun 2007
Mr O'Sullivan has been a Director of the Company since 2007 and was the Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director of Nine Entertainment Co Pty Limited (formerly PBL Media Pty Ltd), a position he held from February 2006 until June 2012. He also served as a Director and Company Secretary of Nine Entertainment Co Pty Limited and was Chair of Ninemsn. Mr O'Sullivan brings financial and regulatory expertise to the Board, and was the Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Committee prior to being appointed as Chair of the Board in 2019. Mr O'Sullivan also provides the Board with insights relating to operations of global companies.
Mr Cameron Lloyd McIntyre Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Jul 2007
Mr McIntyre was appointed Managing Director and CEO of carsales.com Ltd in 2017. Prior to this, Cameron held the positions of Chief Operating Officer (since October 2014), and Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for the previous seven years, including for the IPO of the Company in 2009. Mr McIntyre has over 25 years of finance and operational experience. Cameron holds a degree in Economics from La Trobe University, Melbourne, is a graduate of the General Management Program at Harvard Business School and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA). Mr McIntyre brings unparalleled knowledge of the business and significant experience in strategy and management to the Board.
Mr Walter James Pisciotta Non-Executive Director Jun 1996
Mr Pisciotta has more than 35 years experience in supplying computer services to the automotive industry. Mr Pisciotta holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Alabama (United States) and was the Chair of carsales.com Ltd since its inception until August 2015. Mr Pisciotta was recognised with the Medal of the Order of Australia for his services to the Australian Automotive Industry in the 2016 Queen's Birthday Honours.Mr Pisciotta brings to the Board knowledge of the IT needs of the automotive industry as well as his knowledge of the business, having been a driving force from its inception.
Mr Steven Anthony Kloss Alternate Director Oct 2005
Mr Kloss has more than 25 years experience in supplying computer services to the automotive industry and is currently Chief Executive Officer at Pentana Solutions Pty Ltd. Steve holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Monash University and is an experienced board Director.
Ms Kim Elizabeth Anderson Non-Executive Director Jun 2010
Ms Anderson is the former CEO and founder of Reading Room Inc/Bookstr.com, a community/social networking site for readers, a Non-Executive Director of WPP Australia and New Zealand and a Director of The Sax Institute. Ms Anderson is also on the Board of Marley Spoon and was appointed chair of Beem It.Ms Anderson has more than 25 years experience in various advertising and media executive positions within companies such as Southern Star Entertainment, the Nine Network, PBL and Ninemsn. Ms Anderson provides an abundance of experience and knowledge in the advertising and marketing industries.
Ms Edwina Gilbert Non-Executive Director Apr 2016
Ms Gilbert has worked in the automotive industry since 2003, and is currently Dealer Principal of Gillen Motors and Director of Phil Gilbert Motor Group, managing 200 staff with two brands in two busy metropolitan locations. Ms Gilbert was the Chair of the Hyundai NSW Dealer Council and a Member of the Hyundai National Dealer Council from 2010 - 2015. Ms Gilbert holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts from Sydney University and practiced commercial law before moving into the automotive industry. Ms Gilbert brings OEM knowledge along with experience operating dealerships with a 'digital first' marketing approach.Ms Gilbert background in law also contributes to the regulatory capabilities of the Board.
Mr David Stoddart Wiadrowski Non-Executive Director May 2019
Mr Wiadrowski is an ASX director with commercial acumen and financial credentials derived from experience at PwC and board roles at Vocus and Life360. Mr Wiadrowski's passion for business comes from his role as a Partner at PwC, including 5 years as the Chief Operating Officer of PwC Assurance where he was responsible for managing the firm's business unit. Mr Wiadrowski has experience working with companies in the technology, infocoms and entertainment and media industries, having been the audit partner for clients including Network Ten, APN News & Media and Yahoo during his time with PwC.
Mr Kee Wong Non-Executive Director Jul 2018
Mr Wong is an entrepreneur with a background and qualifications in Engineering, Information Technology and Business. Kee has started several businesses and has made investments across a number of industries which include technology services, retail, food and beverage, trading and property. Mr Wong has experience in IT and management consulting and was a senior executive at IBM running part of its e-business group in the Asia Pacific region, including Australia and New Zealand. He is founder and managing director of e-Centric Innovations, an IT/ Management consulting firm operating in Australia, Malaysia and Singapore. Mr Wong's appointment enhances the Board's knowledge of technology and product as well as providing valuable insight into markets outside of Australia in which the Company operates.
Ms Nicole Birman Company Secretary Oct 2014
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Nicole Birman Company Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 102,414,217 36.30%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 40,982,913 14.50%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 25,749,937 9.10%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (Agency Lending Drp A/C) 10,878,104 3.90%
National Nominees Limited 7,127,217 2.50%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd (Drp) 5,722,038 2.00%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 4,736,682 1.70%
Essena Pty Ltd 3,001,109 1.10%
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C) 2,713,686 1.00%
Netwealth Investments Limited (Wrap Services A/C) 2,131,860 0.80%
Four Us Pty Ltd (Greg & Karen Roebuck Fa A/C) 1,938,571 0.70%
Billkaren Pty Ltd (Robinson Family A/C) 1,900,000 0.70%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Colonial First State Inv A/C) 1,602,123 0.60%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Citibank Ny Adr Dep A/C) 1,521,270 0.50%
Milton Corporation Limited 1,368,245 0.50%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited I 1,316,389 0.50%
Mr Andrew Gajtan Curmi 1,160,500 0.40%
Djerriwarrh Investments Limited 1,113,342 0.40%
Gregory Paul Roebuck 1,080,667 0.40%
Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd (Drp A/C) 1,068,943 0.40%

Frequently Asked Questions

Carsales.com paid a fully franked interim dividend of 22 cents per share on 15 April 2020. Historically, the company pays its final dividend around mid-October. Carsales.com withdrew its FY20 outlook guidance on 20 March due to the impacts of COVID-19. Whilst this places some doubt over the certainty of a final dividend payment, the company has paid twice yearly dividends every year since listing in 2009.

Yes. Carsales.com offers optional participation in its dividend reinvestment plan for all shareholders residing in Australia and New Zealand. Shareholders can elect to engage in either full or partial participation in the plan. The price at which shares are issued or transferred to participants is decided by the Board and can, at the Board’s discretion, include a discount.

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