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Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) Latest News

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About Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG)

Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (FMG) is an iron ore production and exploration company with assets located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. It is the fourth largest iron ore producer in the world after BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, and Vale.

As one of the world’s largest iron ore producers, Fortescue owns and operates integrated operations spanning two iron ore mine hubs, the five-berth Herb Elliott Port and Judith Street Harbour towage facility in Port Hedland and the fastest heavy haul railway in the world.

Fortescue was first publicly listed in 1987, and is now ranked as one of the largest companies on the ASX.

Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
18 Nov 2020 Elizabeth Gaines Issued 291 $4,925,107
02 Oct 2020 Jennifer Morris Issued 716 $12,770
02 Oct 2020 Penelope (Penny) Bingham-Hall Issued 2 $45,410
30 Sep 2020 John (Andrew) Forrest Buy 6 $97,082,411
03 Sep 2020 Elizabeth Gaines Sell 113 $2,070,147
31 Aug 2020 Elizabeth Gaines Buy 498 $8,686,465
31 Aug 2020 Elizabeth Gaines Exercise 498 $8,686,465
27 Aug 2020 Ya-Qin Zhang Buy 12 $230,040
06 Apr 2020 Jennifer Morris Issued 946 $9,000
06 Apr 2020 Penelope (Penny) Bingham-Hall Issued 3 $31,957
13 Mar 2020 Mark Barnaba Buy 20 $185,802
11 Mar 2020 John (Andrew) Forrest Buy 4 $35,157
27 Feb 2020 John (Andrew) Forrest Buy 22 $242,861,295
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr John (Andrew) Henry Forrest Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Jul 2003
Ms Penelope (Penny) Bingham-Hall Non-Executive Director Nov 2016
Lord Sebastian Coe Non-Executive Director Feb 2018
Mr Mark Bradley Barnaba Non-Executive Director,Lead Independent Director,Non-Executive Deputy Chairman Feb 2010
Ms Elizabeth Anne Gaines Executive Director,Chief Executive Officer Feb 2013
Dr Jean Baderschneider Non-Executive Director Jan 2015
Ms Jennifer Morris Non-Executive Director Nov 2016
Dr Zhiqiang Cao Non-Executive Director Jan 2018
Dr Ya-Qin Zhang Non-Executive Director Sep 2019
Mr Cameron Wilson Company Secretary Feb 2018
Ms Alison Terry Group Manager - Corporate Affairs,Joint Company Secretary Feb 2017
Ms Julie Shuttleworth Deputy Chief Executive Officer Feb 2018
Cameron Wilson Company Secretary
Julie Shuttleworth Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Alison Terry Group Manager - Corporate Affairs,Joint Company Secretary
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Will Fortescue Metals Group pay a dividend in 2020?

Fortescue typically pays twice-yearly, fully franked dividends in early April and October each year. Most recently, the company paid an interim dividend of 76 cents per share on 4 April 2020 and a final dividend of 24 cents per share on 2 October 2019. Fortescue has a policy of returning 50%-80% of its net profit after tax to shareholders in the form of dividends.

Does Fortescue Metals Group offer a DRP?

Yes. Fortescue offers shareholders residing in Australia and New Zealand the option of either full or partial participation in its dividend reinvestment plan.