Contact Energy Ltd (ASX: CEN) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $5.82 billion
P/E Ratio 32.26
Dividend Yield 4.02%
Shares Outstanding 778.32 million
Earnings per share 0.253
Dividend per share 0.31
Year To Date Return -5.64%
Earnings Yield 3.10%
Franking N/A
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Contact Energy Ltd (ASX: CEN)
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About Contact Energy Ltd

Contact Energy Limited (ASX: CEN) is a New Zealand-based provider of electricity, natural gas, broadband, solar & renewable energy. The company owns and operates 11 power stations and produces 80-85% of its electricity from renewable hydro and geothermal stations.

Created in 1996, the Contact Energy share price was listed on the ASX in September 2015.

CEN Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
02 Dec 2021 $7.47 $-0.34 -4.35% 149,972 $7.58 $7.58 $7.47
01 Dec 2021 $7.81 $0.31 4.13% 2,150 $7.58 $7.81 $7.56
30 Nov 2021 $7.50 $-0.01 -0.13% 5,777 $7.52 $7.59 $7.49
29 Nov 2021 $7.51 $-0.10 -1.31% 9,585 $7.52 $7.56 $7.51
26 Nov 2021 $7.61 $-0.20 -2.56% 2,174 $7.56 $7.61 $7.50
25 Nov 2021 $7.81 $0.00 0.00% 5,501 $7.63 $7.81 $7.59
24 Nov 2021 $7.81 $0.17 2.23% 9,147 $7.57 $7.81 $7.55
23 Nov 2021 $7.64 $0.34 4.66% 3,828 $7.55 $7.64 $7.55
22 Nov 2021 $7.30 $-0.40 -5.19% 885 $7.55 $7.69 $7.30
19 Nov 2021 $7.70 $-0.11 -1.41% 5,148 $7.78 $7.78 $7.45
18 Nov 2021 $7.81 $0.27 3.58% 3,832 $7.67 $7.81 $7.67
17 Nov 2021 $7.54 $-0.27 -3.46% 18,770 $7.63 $7.63 $7.54
16 Nov 2021 $7.81 $0.00 0.00% 4,728 $7.67 $7.81 $7.65
15 Nov 2021 $7.81 $0.18 2.36% 1,115 $7.69 $7.81 $7.67
12 Nov 2021 $7.63 $0.03 0.39% 28,482 $7.64 $7.78 $7.54
11 Nov 2021 $7.60 $-0.05 -0.65% 41,288 $7.63 $7.65 $7.60
10 Nov 2021 $7.65 $-0.15 -1.92% 4,214 $7.72 $7.72 $7.58
09 Nov 2021 $7.80 $-0.01 -0.13% 6,268 $7.80 $7.80 $7.66
08 Nov 2021 $7.81 $0.25 3.31% 8,652 $7.67 $7.84 $7.66
05 Nov 2021 $7.56 $-0.44 -5.50% 24,313 $7.66 $7.74 $7.53
04 Nov 2021 $8.00 $0.30 3.90% 12,844 $7.80 $8.00 $7.66
03 Nov 2021 $7.70 $-0.02 -0.26% 12,532 $7.77 $7.77 $7.65
02 Nov 2021 $7.72 $-0.05 -0.64% 7,741 $7.71 $7.73 $7.66

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Jonathan (Jon) Keith Macdonald Non-Executive Director Nov 2018
Mr Macdonald has more than 16 years' experience in New Zealand's Technology Sector. Mr Macdonald worked for HSBC Investment Bank in London and Deloitte Consulting with a focus on telecommunications and financial services. Mr Macdonald is a director of Contact Energy, and a Trustee of NZ Technology Training Charitable Trust. He is Chair of People Committee and Member of Development Committee.
Ms Elena Josephine Trout Non-Executive Director Oct 2016
Ms Trout has held a number of positions in the transport, infrastructure and energy sectors. She has over 31 years of experience in the management, planning and delivery of large projects. She is a director of Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority, Harrison Grierson Holdings Limited, Marsden Maritime Holdings Limited, Ngapuhi Asset Holdings Company Ltd. She is Chair of the Safety and sustainability Committee and Chair of Development Committee.
Mrs Rukumoana Tira Marie Schaafhausen Non-Executive Director Mar 2021
Mrs Schaafhausen chairs Waikato-Tainui and Miro Berries. She is also the managing director of Te Waharoa Investments and a director of AgResearch. She is also a trustee of the Tindall Foundation and The Princes Trust. She has previously been a director of Genesis Energy. She is member of Safety, sustainability and risk committee.
Mr Robert McDonald Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Nov 2015
Mr McDonald's finance career spans over 31 years in financial and risk management, developed over two decades with Air New Zealand. He is member of people committee.
Ms Victoria Crone Non-Executive Director Nov 2015
Ms Crone has over 21 years experience in the communications and IT sectors. Her experience spans from start-ups to mature products across consumer, small business and enterprise sectors. She is chief executive of Callaghan Innovation and chair of Figure.NZ. A former managing director of Xero New Zealand, she also held senior management roles in sales and marketing at Chorus and Telecom. She is also a member of Risk Committee.
Mr David Smol Non-Executive Director Oct 2018
Mr Smol has over thirty-six years of work experience, including in the energy sector in the UK and New Zealand, for Conoco UK Limited, Electricity Corporation and ILEX Energy Consulting. He was part of the Contact Energy establishment team in 1995-1996 and a member of the team that developed the rules for the New Zealand electricity market. In 2008 David was appointed as chief executive of Ministry of Economic Development and, from 2012-2017 was the inaugural chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), following the merger of four government departments. He was made a Companion of the Queen's Service Order in 2018. He is Member of Safety and sustainability committee and chair of development committee.
Ms Sandra Dodds Non-Executive Director Sep 2021
Ms Dodds has more than 30 years' experience as a senior executive in infrastructure businesses in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. She has held regional Chief Executive, Chief Financial Officer, and operations roles. Ms Dodds has worked as a member of the group executive teams in ASX listed environments at Downer EDI and Broadspectrum Ltd (formerly Transfield Services). Until recently, she led the infrastructure sector team at Broadspectrum. Ms Dodds is an experienced non-executive director and is currently on the boards of Snowy Hydro Limited, Beca Group, OceanaGold Corporation and MACA Limited (mining and resources). She will also Chair the Contact's Risk Committee effective from 01/09/2021.
Ms Kirsten Clayton Company Secretary
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Mr Mike Fuge Chief Executive Officer Feb 2020
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Catherine Thompson Chief Corporate Affairs Officer & General Counsel
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Matt Bolton Chief Customer Officer
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Mike Fuge Chief Executive Officer
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Dorian Devers Chief Financial Officer
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Jacqui Nelson Chief Generation Officer
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Iain Gauld Chief Information Officer
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Jan Bibby Chief People Officer
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Kirsten Clayton Company Secretary
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James Kilty Deputy Chief Executive Officer
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Jack Ariel General Manager
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Nominees (New Zealand) Limited 60,890,712 7.85%
HSBC Nominees (New Zealand) Limited (1) 53,969,790 6.95%
Citibank Nominees (NZ) Limited 51,298,979 6.61%
National Nominees New Zealand Limited 49,101,052 6.33%
JP Morgan Chase Bank 40,784,092 5.25%
Accident Compensation Corporation 30,073,733 3.87%
Tea Custodians Limited 27,606,067 3.56%
FNZ Custodians Limited 27,273,298 3.51%
Forsyth Barr Custodians Limited 23,511,944 3.03%
New Zealand Superannuation Fund Nominees Limited 19,942,072 2.57%
BNP Paribas Nominees NZ Limited 18,000,856 2.32%
JB Were (NZ) Nominees Limited 17,431,762 2.25%
Cogent Nominees Limited 15,694,541 2.02%
Custodial Services Limited 15,047,438 1.94%
BNP Paribas Nominees NZ Limited (1) 13,240,049 1.71%
New Zealand Depository Nominee 10,896,540 1.40%
Custodial Services Limited (1) 10,514,072 1.35%
JP Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 9,987,014 1.29%
Premier Nominees Limited 9,372,306 1.21%
Private Nominees Limited 7,942,624 1.02%

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Energy Limited shares can be purchased through a broker, and trade on the ASX under the code: CEN

Yes, Contact Energy has made two dividend payments to shareholders every year since its first interim dividend payment of 9.52 cents in March 2016.

Yes, Contact Energy offers a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) as an alternative to receiving cash dividends on CEN ordinary shares.

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