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Market Cap $179.38 billion
P/E Ratio 19.42
Dividend Yield 3.63%
Shares Outstanding 1.70 billion
Earnings per share 5.320
Dividend per share 3.50
Year To Date Return 4.04%
Earnings Yield 5.15%
Franking 100%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has made two dividend payments in 2021. The company paid an interim dividend of $1.50 per share on 30 March and a final dividend payment of $2.00 per share on 29 September 2021. Both payments came fully franked.

CBA originally floated at $2.30 per share in 1994.

Yes. The DRP allows shareholders to reinvest all or part of any dividend paid on their shares in additional shares instead of receiving the dividend in cash. Shareholders are still entitled to franking credits on dividends reinvested under the DRP. Participation in the DRP is entirely optional.

Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
16 Feb 2022 $1.7500 100.00% Interim 30 Mar 2022
17 Aug 2021 $2.0000 100.00% Final 29 Sep 2021
16 Feb 2021 $1.5000 100.00% Interim 30 Mar 2021
19 Aug 2020 $0.9800 100.00% Final 30 Sep 2020
19 Feb 2020 $2.0000 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2020
14 Aug 2019 $2.3100 100.00% Final 26 Sep 2019
13 Feb 2019 $2.0000 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2019
15 Aug 2018 $2.3100 100.00% Final 28 Sep 2018
14 Feb 2018 $2.0000 100.00% Interim 28 Mar 2018
16 Aug 2017 $2.3000 100.00% Final 29 Sep 2017
22 Feb 2017 $1.9900 100.00% Interim 04 Apr 2017
17 Aug 2016 $2.2200 100.00% Final 29 Sep 2016
16 Feb 2016 $1.9800 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2016
18 Aug 2015 $2.2200 100.00% Final 01 Oct 2015
17 Feb 2015 $1.9800 100.00% Interim 02 Apr 2015
19 Aug 2014 $2.1800 100.00% Final 02 Oct 2014
17 Feb 2014 $1.8300 100.00% Interim 03 Apr 2014
19 Aug 2013 $2.0000 100.00% Final 03 Oct 2013
18 Feb 2013 $1.6400 100.00% Interim 05 Apr 2013
20 Aug 2012 $1.9700 100.00% Final 05 Oct 2012
20 Feb 2012 $1.3700 100.00% Interim 05 Apr 2012
15 Aug 2011 $1.8800 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2011
14 Feb 2011 $1.3200 100.00% Interim 01 Apr 2011
16 Aug 2010 $1.7000 100.00% Final 01 Oct 2010
15 Feb 2010 $1.2000 100.00% Interim 01 Apr 2010
17 Aug 2009 $1.1500 100.00% Final 01 Oct 2009
16 Feb 2009 $1.1300 100.00% Interim 23 Mar 2009

CBA ASX Announcements

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About Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) is an Australian multinational bank, operating across Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia and South Africa.

CBA, also known as CommBank, is one of the “big four” Australian banks in terms of market capitalisation, earnings and customers, and is also among the largest listed companies on the ASX.

CBA is one of the most recognised brands in Australia and provides a range of integrated financial services including retail, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, life insurance, general insurance and broking services.

CBA Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
17 May 2022 $105.12 $1.79 1.73% 2,147,425 $103.97 $105.37 $103.67
16 May 2022 $103.33 $1.05 1.03% 1,696,160 $103.00 $103.73 $102.40
13 May 2022 $102.28 $0.13 0.13% 2,897,483 $102.42 $102.56 $101.52
12 May 2022 $102.15 $0.64 0.63% 2,911,126 $100.65 $102.92 $100.26
11 May 2022 $101.51 $-0.19 -0.19% 1,710,116 $101.61 $102.44 $100.97
10 May 2022 $101.70 $-0.96 -0.94% 2,909,325 $101.80 $102.29 $100.55
09 May 2022 $102.66 $0.26 0.25% 1,449,093 $102.28 $102.79 $101.81
06 May 2022 $102.40 $-1.31 -1.26% 2,436,089 $102.64 $102.64 $101.56
05 May 2022 $103.71 $0.73 0.71% 1,778,171 $102.98 $104.07 $102.40
04 May 2022 $102.98 $0.72 0.70% 1,490,166 $103.20 $103.48 $101.77
03 May 2022 $102.26 $-0.71 -0.69% 1,229,690 $102.25 $102.97 $101.57
02 May 2022 $102.97 $-0.91 -0.88% 1,289,117 $103.10 $103.35 $102.27
29 Apr 2022 $103.88 $0.65 0.63% 2,251,074 $103.80 $104.19 $103.38
28 Apr 2022 $103.23 $0.23 0.22% 1,607,790 $104.09 $104.37 $102.63
27 Apr 2022 $103.00 $-1.75 -1.67% 1,758,440 $103.68 $103.87 $102.56
26 Apr 2022 $104.75 $-0.62 -0.59% 2,387,922 $103.01 $105.26 $102.55
22 Apr 2022 $105.37 $-2.98 -2.75% 3,289,367 $108.00 $108.10 $105.37
21 Apr 2022 $108.35 $1.11 1.04% 1,872,803 $108.00 $108.39 $107.41
20 Apr 2022 $107.24 $0.23 0.21% 1,834,918 $107.51 $108.05 $106.86

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
31 Mar 2022 Catherine Livingstone Issued 600 $60,000
As advised by the company. Initial Offer Allocation
30 Mar 2022 Mary Padbury Buy 36 $3,526
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
15 Mar 2022 Matthew Comyn Sell 13 $103
On-market trade.
15 Feb 2022 Anne Templeman-Jones Buy 61 $6,081
Directors' share plan.
15 Feb 2022 Mary Padbury Buy 86 $8,574
Directors' share plan.
15 Feb 2022 Robert Whitfield Buy 108 $10,767
Directors' share plan.
15 Feb 2022 Genevieve Bell Buy 91 $9,072
Directors' share plan.
01 Dec 2021 Matthew Comyn Issued 44 $100
Issue of securities. 202,347 - Performance Rights & Restricted share
29 Nov 2021 Julie Galbo Buy 250 $23,342
On-market trade.
24 Nov 2021 Genevieve Bell Buy 127 $12,446
Directors' share plan.
24 Nov 2021 Robert Whitfield Buy 152 $14,896
Directors' share plan.
24 Nov 2021 Anne Templeman-Jones Buy 86 $8,428
Directors' share plan.
24 Nov 2021 Mary Padbury Buy 121 $11,858
Directors' share plan.
14 Oct 2021 Julie Galbo Buy 60 $6,114
On-market trade.
29 Sep 2021 Mary Padbury Buy 31 $3,131
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
01 Sep 2021 Matthew Comyn Exercise 13 $1,365,520
Conversion of securities. 157,830 - Performance Rights and Restricted Shares
Qty trade is reported number from NOC
01 Sep 2021 Matthew Comyn Buy 13 $1,365,520
Conversion of securities. Qty trade is reported number from NOC
19 Aug 2021 Matthew Comyn Transfer 20 $1,993,429
Off-market transfer. Number Acquired/No. Disposed are not reported so qty trade is based on prior & post holdings
19 Aug 2021 Matthew Comyn Transfer 20 $1,993,429
Off-market transfer. Number Acquired/No. Disposed are not reported so qty trade is based on prior & post holdings
18 Aug 2021 Matthew Comyn Expiry 2 $286,339
As advised by the company. 171,350 - Rights & Restricted Share
2,870 rights lapsed under the GLRP for the performance period ended 30 June 2021.
18 Aug 2021 Matthew Comyn Exercise 20 $2,004,479
Conversion of securities. 174,220 - Rights & Restricted Share
18 Aug 2021 Matthew Comyn Buy 20 $2,004,479
Conversion of securities.
18 Aug 2021 Mary Padbury Buy 205 $20,516
On-market trade.
18 Aug 2021 Anne Templeman-Jones Buy 143 $14,311
On-market trade.
18 Aug 2021 Genevieve Bell Buy 215 $21,672
On-market trade.
18 Aug 2021 Robert Whitfield Buy 256 $25,620
On-market trade.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Ms Catherine Brighid Livingstone Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Mar 2016
Ms Livingstone has business, finance and executive leadership experience and has contributed to the development of Australia's banking, telecommunications, science, technology and innovation sectors. She has held a number of senior roles, including as Chairman of Telstra Corporation Ltd and of the CSIRO, and as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Cochlear Ltd. Catherine has also served on the boards of Worley Ltd, Macquarie Group Ltd, and is a former President of the Business Council of Australia, the Australian Museum and Chief Executive Women. Catherine is Chancellor of the University of Technology Sydney. She is also a member of the Steering Committee for the CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility and of the Australian Ballet Board. She is member of Risk & Compliance and People Committee. She is also former director of Worley Ltd.
Mr Simon Paul Moutter Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
Mr Moutter has leadership experience in technology, process effectiveness and business strategy. He was Managing Director of Spark New Zealand Ltd, where he held this position for seven years until 2019. He is also a former Chief Executive Officer of Auckland International Airport and has previously managed various aspects of Telecom New Zealand as Chief Operating Officer. Simon is a Director and Operating Partner of three privately owned companies Smart Environmental Ltd, Agility CIS Ltd and Intellihub Ltd. He is also Chairman of Designer Wardrobe Ltd. He was director of Spark New Zealand Ltd.
Mr Paul Francis O'Malley Non-Executive Director Jan 2019
Mr O'Malley has broad executive leadership and operational experience. He served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BlueScope Steel Ltd for 10 years, after joining the company as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Paul was the Chief Executive Officer of TXU Energy, a subsidiary of TXU Corp based in Dallas, Texas. He also has a strong background in finance and accounting and worked in investment banking and audit. Paul is a former Director of the Worldsteel Association, Chair of its Nominating Committee, and Trustee of the Melbourne Cricket Ground Trust. Paul is a Non-Executive Director of Coles Group Ltd, and he serves as the Chairman for Australian Catholic Redress Ltd.
Mr Matthew Peter Comyn Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Apr 2018
Mr Comyn has 20 years experience in banking across business, institutional, retail and wealth management and has held a number of senior leadership roles since joining the Bank in 1999. As CEO, Matt is focused on delivering global best digital experiences for customers, underpinned by stronger risk management and a continuing commitment to innovation and customer service. From 2012 until his appointment as CEO, Matt was Group Executive Retail Banking Services, the Bank's largest operating division, which accounts for more than half of the Bank's profit and also leads the development of digital products and services for the Bank. Between 2006 and 2010, Matt was Managing Director of the Bank's biggest digital business, CommSec, overseeing a significant modernisation of its technology platform and growing market share and profitability. Matt is the Chair of the Australian Banking Association and serves on the Board of UNICEF Australia and the Financial Markets Foundation for Children.
Ms Anne Louise Templeman-Jones Non-Executive Director Mar 2018
Ms Templeman-Jones is an experienced listed company director with substantial operational risk, banking and strategy experience. Anne is Chairman and a Director of Blackmores Ltd, and a Director of G.U.D. Holdings Ltd and Worley Ltd. During her 30-year executive career, Anne held a number of leadership positions in corporate and private banking with domestic and offshore banks, including Westpac Banking Corporation, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd and Bank of Singapore. Anne is the former Chairman of Commonwealth Bank's financial advice companies and has served on the boards of The Citadel Group Ltd, Cuscal Ltd, HT&E Limited, Pioneer Credit Ltd, TAL Superannuation Fund and HBF's private and general insurance companies. Anne is a Non-Executive Director of the Cyber Security Research Centre Ltd and a Director of New South Wales Treasury Corporation. She is member of Risk & Compliance committee.
Mr Shirish Apte Non-Executive Director Jun 2014
Mr Apte has more than three decades of international banking experience at Citi, where he focused on corporate, investment banking, and risk management, and managed commercial and retail banking businesses at country and regional level. His roles included Co-Chairman of Citi Asia Pacific Banking, Chief Executive Officer of Citi Asia Pacific, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Country Manager and Deputy Chairman of Citi Handlowy, Poland. Shirish is a Director of Keppel Corporation Ltd, a Director and Chairman of Fullerton India Credit Company Ltd and a Director of Aviva Sing Life Holdings. He is member of Risk & Compliance. He is former director of IHH Healthcare Bhd, Fortis Healthcare Ltd and Citi Handlowy.
Mr Peter Harmer Non-Executive Director Mar 2021
Mr Harmer brings a diversity of thought in the areas of risk, customer perspectives and environmental, social and governance practices. He has experience in customer service and innovation within the insurance segment and financial services, and a deep understanding of environmental principles. Peter was previously Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Insurance Australia Group Ltd (IAG). Peter joined IAG in 2010 and held a number of senior roles. During his time at IAG he led initiatives for driving digital innovation across IAG and its brands, and created incubator areas to explore innovative customer solutions across the fintech landscape. Prior to IAG he was Chief Executive Officer of Aon Ltd UK and a member of Aon's Global Executive Committee. Peter is a Director of nib holdings Ltd, AUB Group Ltd and Lawcover Insurance Pty Ltd, and an Executive Mentor with Merryck & Co ANZ and a member of the Bain Advisory Council. He is former director of nib holdings Ltd, AUB Group Ltd, Insurance Australia Group Ltd and IAG Finance (New Zealand) Ltd.
Ms Mary Louise Padbury Non-Executive Director Jun 2016
Ms Padbury is an intellectual property and trade practices lawyer with over 35 years international legal, governance and technology experience. Mary served as the Chairman of Ashurst Australia before its full merger with Ashurst LLP, and was the global Vice Chairman of the post-merger firm. She retired as a Partner of Ashurst at the end of April 2018. Mary is the Chairman of the Macfarlane Burnet Institute for Medical Research and Public Health Ltd, and a member of Chief Executive Women. She is member of People committee.
Mr Robert John Whitfield Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Mr Whitfield has leadership experience across banking, finance and risk in both the private and public sectors. During Rob's 30-year executive career with Westpac Banking Corporation he held a number of senior leadership positions, including Chief Executive Officer of the Institutional Bank, Chief Risk Officer, Group Treasurer and Chairman of the Asia Advisory Board. In these roles Rob developed a deep knowledge of equity and capital markets and was instrumental in developing Westpac's risk management function and strategies. Rob is a Director of GPT Group and Transurban Ltd. He is a former Chairman and Director of New South Wales Treasury Corporation, former Secretary of NSW Treasury, former Secretary of NSW Industrial relations, and a former Deputy Chair of the Australian Financial Markets Association. He is chair of Risk & Compliance Committee.
Professor Genevieve Bell Non-Executive Director Jan 2019
Prof Bell is a technologist and futurist with knowledge and understanding of technology in society and business. She is adept at bringing together social science, design, computing and engineering to enhance customer experiences. Genevieve is also an experienced business executive, having spent 18 years working at Intel Corporation in Silicon Valley, including as Vice President. She remains a Senior Fellow at Intel and is Vice President of Intel's Product Assurance and Security Group. Genevieve is a Distinguished Professor, Director of the School of Cybernetics and Director of the 3A Institute (3Ai) at the College of Engineering and Computer Science at the Australian National University (ANU) and is the university's inaugural Florence Violet McKenzie Chair. She is also a member of the National Science and Technology Council, and an Engelbart Distinguished Fellow of SRI International. Genevieve has been nominated to contribute her expertise to the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence. Prof Bell is member of People committee.
Ms Julie Galbo Non-Executive Director Sep 2021
Ms Galbo has over 20 years' experience in financial services, risk management and compliance, and change management. Julie is also an experienced in strategy and implementation.
Ms Vicki Clarkson Company Secretary Mar 2022
Mr David Cohen Deputy Chief Executive Officer Feb 2015
Ms Carmel Mulhern Company Secretary Dec 2020
Vittoria Shortt Chief Executive and Managing Director ASB Bank Ltd
Vicki Clarkson Company Secretary
Carmel Mulhern Company Secretary
David Cohen Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Nigel Williams Group Chief Risk Officer
Mike Vacy-Lyle Group Executive Business Banking
Pascal Boillat Group Executive Enterprise Services and Chief Information Officer
Alan Docherty Group Executive Financial Services and Chief Financial Officer
Sian Lewis Group Executive Human Resources Acting Group Executive Marketing and Corporate Affairs
Andrew Hinchliff Group Executive Institutional Banking and Markets
Scott Wharton Group Executive Program Delivery
Angus Sullivan Group Executive Retail Banking Services

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees 398,230,724 22.44%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Limited 250,321,574 14.11%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 112,336,605 6.33%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 57,814,294 3.25%
National Nominees Limited 50,503,981 2.85%
Australian Foundation Investment 7,900,000 0.45%
Bond Street Custodians Limited 6,911,692 0.39%
Netwealth Investments Limited 5,737,832 0.32%
Milton Corporation Limited 3,140,470 0.18%
Australian Executor Trustees Limited 2,771,574 0.16%
Argo Investments Limited 2,753,731 0.16%
Navigator Australia 2,600,064 0.15%
Nulis Nominees (Australia) 1,755,488 0.10%
Mr Barry Martin Lambert 1,643,613 0.09%
McCusker Holdings Pty Ltd 1,370,000 0.08%
Invia Custodian Pty Limited 1,158,524 0.07%
BKI Investment Company Limited 1,093,077 0.06%
Joy Wilma Lambert 1,068,250 0.06%
Custodial Services Limited 959,000 0.05%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 922,348 0.05%