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Challenger Ltd (CGF) is a financial services company known for being Australia’s largest annuity provider. An annuity is a financial product, predominantly used by retirees, that pays out a fixed stream of income over a number of years. In addition, Challenger also operates in the funds management industry, primarily through its subsidiary Fidante Partners which is Australia’s leading multi-boutique asset manager.

Challenger was established in 1985 and has been listed on the ASX in its current form since 2003. The popularity of annuities in Australia has increased rapidly in recent years, benefitting Challenger and the Challenger share price. Along with this growth, Challenger shares have also historically paid a solid dividend to its shareholders.

Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF) Latest News

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ASX 200 lunch update: Ansell, CBA, & Challenger higher

Ansell Limited (ASX:ANN), Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF), and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) are on the move on the ASX 200 on Monday... More »


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Challenger share price charges higher on trading update

The Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF) share price is charging higher after it reaffirmed its guidance for FY 2020 and strong balance sheet... More »


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The Challenger share price now has a 13.8% dividend yield

The Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF) share price now offers a 13.7% dividend yield because of the decline of the share price. More »


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One of the worst COVID-19 hit large caps looks ready for a bounce back

This ASX 200 stock plunged by more than half since the COVID-19 bear market started. But there're signs that it could have found a... More »


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Corporate Travel, Ansell and Challenger shares all rise strongly today

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Here’s why the Challenger share price is at a 7-year low

The Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF) share price is at a seven-year low today. Are Challenger shares in the buy zone? More »


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Why Challenger, Estia, G8, & Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield are sinking lower

Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF) and Estia Health Ltd (ASX:EHE) shares are two of four sinking notably lower on Tuesday. Here's why they have fallen... More »


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Why Challenger, Cochlear, Collins Foods, & oOh!Media shares are sinking lower

Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF) and Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH) shares are two of four sinking lower on Monday. Here's why... More »


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Challenger share price falls following coronavirus update

The Challenger Ltd (ASX:CGF) share price is down by 9.3% so far today, following an update on its current capital position and FY20 guidance. More »


ASX 200 lunch update: Cochlear & NAB lower, Coles higher

Cochlear Limited (ASX:COH) and National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX:NAB) shares are making waves on the ASX 200 on Monday... More »


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ASX 200 lunch update: Flight Centre & Westpac lower, Fortescue higher

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ASX 200 crashes 7% on coronavirus panic

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Fund managers have been buying these ASX shares

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FAQ

Will Challenger pay a dividend in 2020?

Challenger paid a fully franked interim dividend of 17.5 cents per share on 24 March 2020. The company generally pays its final dividend in late September. Whilst there are no guarantees, Challenger has reaffirmed its profit guidance for FY20 and also continued to pay its dividends throughout the GFC. This suggests that Challenger shareholders can be pretty reassured they will receive their final dividend payment come September this year.

Does Challenger offer a DRP?

Yes. Challenger offers optional participation in its dividend reinvestment plan for all Australian and New Zealand shareholders. The price at which shares issued under the DRP are allocated is calculated using the volume weighted average share price over the ten trading days commencing on the second trading day after each dividend record date. Shareholders can choose either full or partial or participation in the Challenger DRP.