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Market Cap $3.39 billion
P/E Ratio 13.61
Dividend Yield 3.38%
Shares Outstanding 518.07 million
Earnings per share 0.440
Dividend per share 0.22
Year To Date Return -20.62%
Earnings Yield 7.35%
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  • Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA)
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes, Champion Iron paid has paid unfranked shareholder dividends in its recent history.

    Champion Iron is listed on the ASX and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in Ontario, Canada.

    Champion Iron listed on the ASX on 8 June 2007.

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    13 Jun 2024 $0.1102 0.00% Final 03 Jul 2024
    06 Nov 2023 $0.1112 0.00% Interim 28 Nov 2023
    13 Jun 2023 $0.1135 0.00% Final 05 Jul 2023
    07 Nov 2022 $0.1125 0.00% Interim 29 Nov 2022
    06 Jun 2022 $0.1109 0.00% Final 28 Jun 2022
    07 Feb 2022 $0.1087 0.00% Interim 01 Mar 2022

    CIA 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.

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    About Champion Iron Ltd

    Champion Iron Ltd (ASX: CIA) is an iron ore miner, explorer, and developer operating in Quebec, Canada. The company currently owns and operates the Bloom Lake open-pit mine which exports high-grade, low-contaminant iron ore globally. This operation generates the vast majority of the company's revenue.

    Champion also owns a portfolio of eight other exploration and development sites in the same region, including the Kamistiatusset project and Fire Lake North. Its portfolio also includes the Powderhorne zinc and copper project in Newfoundland, Canada.

    CIA Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    14 Jun 2024 $6.55 $0.04 0.61% 2,111,371 $6.66 $6.73 $6.33
    13 Jun 2024 $6.51 $-0.22 -3.27% 2,027,616 $6.65 $6.70 $6.51
    12 Jun 2024 $6.73 $0.13 1.97% 2,152,698 $6.64 $6.78 $6.50
    11 Jun 2024 $6.60 $0.01 0.15% 1,840,479 $6.62 $6.64 $6.48
    07 Jun 2024 $6.59 $0.04 0.61% 1,393,704 $6.53 $6.62 $6.52
    06 Jun 2024 $6.55 $0.12 1.87% 1,384,321 $6.61 $6.62 $6.47
    05 Jun 2024 $6.43 $-0.32 -4.74% 1,865,746 $6.56 $6.61 $6.43
    04 Jun 2024 $6.75 $-0.37 -5.20% 1,533,495 $7.02 $7.07 $6.67
    03 Jun 2024 $7.12 $0.10 1.42% 1,124,288 $7.25 $7.40 $7.02
    31 May 2024 $7.02 $0.08 1.15% 2,525,582 $7.28 $7.40 $6.71
    30 May 2024 $6.94 $-0.13 -1.84% 619,871 $7.07 $7.09 $6.84
    29 May 2024 $7.07 $-0.19 -2.62% 992,182 $7.18 $7.27 $7.02
    28 May 2024 $7.26 $-0.10 -1.36% 507,331 $7.32 $7.35 $7.24
    27 May 2024 $7.36 $-0.04 -0.54% 551,748 $7.43 $7.46 $7.27
    24 May 2024 $7.40 $-0.11 -1.46% 875,269 $7.42 $7.45 $7.28
    23 May 2024 $7.51 $-0.17 -2.21% 1,748,465 $7.45 $7.72 $7.36
    22 May 2024 $7.68 $0.02 0.26% 1,350,391 $7.82 $7.96 $7.68
    21 May 2024 $7.66 $0.11 1.46% 1,516,575 $7.55 $7.68 $7.52
    20 May 2024 $7.55 $0.17 2.30% 1,977,785 $7.47 $7.68 $7.47
    17 May 2024 $7.38 $0.19 2.64% 1,866,814 $7.21 $7.42 $7.18

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    05 Apr 2024 David Cataford Exercise 69,158 $446,760
    Conversion of securities. Settlement of vested PSU Units for cash pursuant
    to the 2018 Omnibus Incentive Plan, 1,175,371 RSU and PSU, CAD$
    28 Mar 2024 Louise Grondin Issued 7,740 $47,678
    Issue of securities. Deferred Share Units 91,282, CAD$
    28 Mar 2024 Ronald (Ronnie) Beevor Issued 11,466 $82,784
    Issue of securities. 11,466 DSU
    28 Mar 2024 Gary Lawler Issued 11,466 $82,784
    Issue of securities. Deferred share units: 111,756
    28 Mar 2024 Michelle Cormier Issued 4,644 $28,607
    Issue of securities. 101,815 DSU, CAD$
    28 Mar 2024 Jessica McDonald Issued 8,359 $51,491
    Issue of securities. , CAD $
    07 Mar 2024 David Cataford Buy 37,500 $187,500
    Exercise of options. CAD$
    07 Mar 2024 David Cataford Sell 37,500 $261,731
    On-market trade. CAD$
    07 Mar 2024 David Cataford Exercise 37,500 $187,500
    Exercise of options. CAD$
    11 Dec 2023 William O'Keeffe Sell 1,500,000 $11,400,000
    On-market trade.
    01 Dec 2023 David Cataford Sell 67,081 $471,680
    As advised by the company. to cover the exercise price and
    withholding tax payable, cad
    01 Dec 2023 David Cataford Exercise 75,000 $375,000
    Exercise of options. cad
    01 Dec 2023 David Cataford Buy 75,000 $375,000
    Exercise of options. cad
    28 Nov 2023 David Cataford Issued 18,221 $122,627
    Issue of securities. 1,244,529 - Performance share units and RSUs
    In CAD$
    28 Nov 2023 Louise Grondin Issued 1,224 $8,237
    Issue of securities. 83,542 - DSUs
    In CAD$
    28 Nov 2023 Gary Lawler Issued 1,437 $10,993
    Issue of securities. 100,290 - DSUs
    In CAD$
    28 Nov 2023 Michelle Cormier Issued 1,423 $9,576
    Issue of securities. 97,171 - DSUs
    In CAD$
    28 Nov 2023 Jessica McDonald Issued 168 $1,130
    Issue of securities. 11,489 - DSUs
    In CAD$
    08 Nov 2023 David Cataford Buy 150,000 $750,000
    Exercise of options.
    08 Nov 2023 David Cataford Sell 135,000 $901,449
    As advised by the company. Disposed to cover the exercise price and
    withholding tax payable, CAD$
    08 Nov 2023 David Cataford Exercise 150,000 $750,000
    Exercise of options. CAD$
    06 Oct 2023 David Cataford Exercise 135,871 $718,757
    As advised by the company. CAD$, Settlement of vested PSU Units for cash, 12,26,308 RSU & PSU
    29 Sep 2023 Louise Grondin Issued 12,264 $64,999
    Issue of securities. CAD, 82,318 DSUs
    29 Sep 2023 Jessica McDonald Issued 11,321 $60,001
    Issue of securities. CAD, 11,321 DSUs
    29 Sep 2023 Michelle Cormier Issued 5,660 $29,998
    Issue of securities. CAD, DSUs 95,748
    29 Sep 2023 Gary Lawler Issued 13,571 $82,783
    Issue of securities. 98,853 DSU
    31 Aug 2023 William O'Keeffe Sell 2,000,000 $11,900,000
    On-market trade.
    24 Aug 2023 David Cataford Exercise 158,865 $972,253
    As advised by the company. CAD, Settlement of vested PSU Units for cash, 13,62,179 PSU and RSU
    09 Aug 2023 David Cataford Issued 586,561 $2,967,998
    Issue of securities. 15,21,044 PSU and RSU, CAD
    03 Aug 2023 David Cataford Issued 16,308 $88,436
    Issue of securities. 9,34,483 RSU and PSU
    03 Aug 2023 Wayne Wouters Issued 1,805 $10,162
    Issue of securities. CAD, Deferred Share Units 103,410
    03 Aug 2023 Gary Lawler Issued 1,558 $9,503
    Issue of securities. 85,282 DSU
    03 Aug 2023 Andrew Love Issued 433 $2,641
    Issue of securities. Deferred share units: 23,722
    03 Aug 2023 Michelle Cormier Issued 1,572 $8,850
    Issue of securities. Deferred Share Units 90,088, CAD
    03 Aug 2023 Louise Grondin Issued 1,222 $6,879
    As advised by the company. CAD, Deferred Share Units 70,054
    28 Jul 2023 David Cataford Expiry 35,737 $208,704
    As advised by the company. 918,175 - Performance Share units and Restricted share units
    Lapse of conditional right
    15 Jun 2023 David Cataford Cancelled 485,291 $3,067,039
    As advised by the company. 9,53,912 Restricted share units, Settlement and cancellation of PSUs and RSUs

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr Ronald (Ronnie) Hugh Beevor Non-Executive Director Mar 2024
    Mr. Beevor has over 40 years of experience in investment banking and the mining sector, including as Chair and non-executive director of mining companies in Australia and internationally. He is presently Chairman of Felix Gold, which has substantial gold exploration properties in Alaska, director of Mont Royal Resources, building a position in underexplored greenstone belts in Quebec, and director of Lucapa Diamond Company, an international producer of high value diamonds. He recently retired as Chairman of Bannerman Energy Limited, owner of the Etango uranium deposit in Namibia, Previously, Mr. Beevor served as head of investment banking at Rothschild Australia, Chair of EMED Mining, which acquired, developed and operated the Rio Tinto copper mine in Southern Spain, board member of Riversdale Resources, which was acquired by Hancock Prospecting for A$800M, as well as Talison Lithium which acquired the Greenbushes lithium mine in West Australia, prior to its acquisition by Tianqi Industry Group for nearly C$700M. Mr. Beevor also served on the board of Oxiana Limited, which developed gold and copper operations in Laos, acquired the Golden Grove polymetallic mine in Western Australia, developed the Prominent Hill mine in South Australia and merged with Zinifex LImited to form OZ Minerals, which was acquired in 2023 by BHP Group Limited for A$9.5B.
    Mr William Michael O'Keeffe Executive ChairmanExecutive Director Aug 2013
    Mr. O'Keeffe commenced work with MIM Holdings in 1975. He held a series of operating positions, rising to Executive Management level in commercial activities. In 1995, he became Managing Director of Glencore Australia (Pty) Limited and held the position until July 2004. Mr. O'Keeffe was the founder and Executive Chairman of Riversdale Mining Limited. Mr. O'Keeffe is presently a member of the Board of Directors of Burgundy Diamond Mines Ltd.
    Mr Jyothish Devina George Non-Executive Director Oct 2017
    Mr. George is currently Head of Copper Marketing at Glencore. Immediately prior to his current role, Mr. George served as head of marketing for iron ore at Glencore. Prior to that he was the Chief Risk Officer of Glencore. He earlier held roles at Glencore's head office in Baar, Switzerland from 2009 onwards focused on iron ore, nickel and ferroalloys physical and derivatives trading, and has been involved with iron ore marketing since its inception at Glencore. Mr. George joined Glencore in 2006 in London. He was previously a Principal at Admiral Capital Management in Greenwich, Connecticut, a Vice President in equity derivatives trading at Morgan Stanley in New York, and started his career at Wachovia Securities in New York as a Vice President in convertible bonds trading.
    Mr Gary Lawler Non-Executive Director Apr 2014
    Mr. Lawler has specialized in mergers and acquisitions for over 40 years. Mr. Lawler has been a partner of Australian law firms and is currently a Senior Advisor at Ashurst Australia. Mr. Lawler is also the Chairman of Mont Royal Resources Limited. Mr. Lawler has previously held board positions with Dominion Mining Limited, Riversdale Mining Limited, Riversdale Resources Limited and Cartier Iron Corporation. He is chair of People and Governance Committee.
    Ms Michelle Cormier Non-Executive Director Apr 2016
    Ms. Cormier is a senior-level executive with experience in management, including financial management, corporate finance, turnaround and strategic advisory situations and human resources. She has a capital markets background, with experience in public companies listed in the United States and Canada. She has experience in corporate governance, having served on several boards of directors of publicly listed and privately held companies as well as government-owned institutions and not-for profit organizations. Ms. Cormier has been a consultant to Wynnchurch Capital Canada, Ltd. since 2014. Previously, she spent 13 years in management and as Chief Financial Officer of North American forest products company, and eight years in management positions at Alcan Aluminum Limited (Rio Tinto). Ms. Cormier articled with Ernst & Young. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Cascades Inc. (CAS.TSX). She is member of People and Governance Committee.
    Mr David Cataford Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Apr 2019
    Mr. Cataford steered the recovery of assets, the restart of the Bloom Lake mine and today, with the support of a team of over 1,160 employees. Prior to joining Champion Iron, he held management positions with other mining companies operating in the Labrador Trough, including Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and ArcelorMittal. He was also co-founder and president of the North Shore and Labrador Mineral Processing Society.
    Ms Louise Grondin Non-Executive Director Aug 2020
    Ms. Grondin has been, since January 2021, working as an independent consultant after retiring from Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. (Agnico Eagle), a Canadian-based international gold producer. Over her almost twenty years with Agnico Eagle, she held positions as Senior Vice-President, People and Culture, Senior Vice-President Environment, Sustainable Development and People, Regional Director Environment and Environmental Superintendent. Prior to working with Agnico Eagle, Ms. Grondin was Director of Environment, Human Resources and Safety for Billiton Canada Ltd. In 2013, she was named amongst the 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining, in 2015 she received the Rick W. Filotte Career Recognition Award and, in 2016, she was the recipient of the Women in Mining Canada Trailblazer award. She also sits on the Board of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. Ms. Grondin is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario. She is member of People and Governance Committee.
    Ms Jessica McDonald Non-Executive Director Aug 2023
    Ms. McDonald has been a corporate director since 2014 and has been certified by the Institute of Corporate Directors since 2017. She is currently a member of the board of directors of GFL Environmental Inc. and Foran Mining Corporation. Ms. McDonald was also a director of Coeur Mining, Inc. from 2018 to 2023, a director of Hydro One Limited from 2018 to 2022 and a director and chair of Trevali Mining Corporation between 2017 and 2020. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. McDonald was President and Chief Executive Officer of the BC Hydro and Power Authority, a clean energy utility with over $5.5 billion in annual revenue and more than 5,000 employees. She acted as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post Corporation from April 2018 to March 2019 and was the chair of its board of directors between 2017 and 2020. Ms. McDonald served as the Chair of Powertech Labs, one of the largest testing and research laboratories in North America and a director of Powerex, an energy trading company. Ms. McDonald has government experience, including serving as Deputy Minister to the Premier and Head of the BC Public Service.
    Mr William Michael Hundy Company Secretary Jan 2023
    Mr Jorge Estepa Company Secretary Mar 2014
    Mr Steve Boucratie General Counsel and Corporate SecretaryVice President Jun 2019
    Donald Tremblay Chief Financial Officer
    Alexandre Belleau Chief Operating Officer
    William Michael Hundy Company Secretary
    Jorge Estepa Company Secretary
    Steve Boucratie General Counsel and Corporate SecretaryVice President
    Michael Marcotte Senior Vice-President Corporate Development and Capital Markets
    Angela Kourouklis Senior Vice-President Human Resources

    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Name Shares Capital
    HSBC Custody Nominee Aust Ltd 85,252,054 16.46%
    JP Morgan Nom Aust PL 58,895,209 11.37%
    Citicorp Nom PTY Ltd 47,993,578 9.26%
    Investissement Qu?bec 43,500,000 8.40%
    WC Strategic Opportunity LP 41,944,444 8.10%
    Prospect AG Trading PL 34,362,930 6.63%
    Metech Super PL 10,550,000 2.04%
    Mr Michael O'Keeffe 6,751,900 1.30%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 6,491,036 1.25%
    National Nominees LTD 5,049,380 0.97%
    HSBC Custody Nominees Aust Ltd (Commonwealth Super Corp) 4,857,884 0.94%
    BNP Paribas Nominees PTY LTD Custodial Serv LTD DRP 4,597,890 0.89%
    BNP Paribas Nominees PTY LTD Agency Lending 3,621,476 0.70%
    HSBC Custody Nominees Aust Ltd AC2 2,278,596 0.44%
    Mr David Cataford 2,244,999 0.43%
    Citicorp Nominees PTY (Colonial First State Inv) 2,075,497 0.40%
    Warbont Nominees PTY LTD 1,774,662 0.34%
    Bass Family Foundation PTY LTD 1,400,000 0.27%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Acf Clearstream 1,243,350 0.24%
    HSBC Custody Nominees Aust Ltd 1,199,901 0.23%