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Market Cap $943.07 million
P/E Ratio 16.98
Dividend Yield 3.85%
Shares Outstanding 809.51 million
Earnings per share 0.069
Dividend per share 0.05
Year To Date Return 1.69%
Earnings Yield 5.89%
Franking 100%
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  • G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM)
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes, in recent times, G8 Education has paid two fully franked shareholder dividends a year, although did not pay any dividends in 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    G8 Education generally pays its shareholder dividends in April and October. 

    Yes, G8 Education offers a dividend reinvestment plan.

    G8 Education Ltd listed on the ASX on 5 December 2007.

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    07 Mar 2024 $0.0300 100.00% Final 04 Apr 2024
    07 Sep 2023 $0.0150 100.00% Interim 06 Oct 2023
    09 Mar 2023 $0.0200 100.00% Final 06 Apr 2023
    08 Sep 2022 $0.0100 100.00% Interim 07 Oct 2022
    10 Mar 2022 $0.0300 100.00% Final 01 Apr 2022
    02 Mar 2020 $0.0600 100.00% Final 30 Oct 2020
    11 Sep 2019 $0.0475 100.00% Interim 03 Oct 2019
    14 Mar 2019 $0.0800 100.00% Final 05 Apr 2019
    13 Sep 2018 $0.0450 100.00% Interim 05 Oct 2018
    08 Mar 2018 $0.1000 100.00% Interim 23 Mar 2018
    26 Sep 2017 $0.0000 100.00% Interim 06 Oct 2017
    22 Jun 2017 $0.0000 100.00% Interim 07 Jul 2017
    23 Mar 2017 $0.0600 100.00% Interim 07 Apr 2017
    15 Dec 2016 $0.0600 100.00% Final 06 Jan 2017
    22 Sep 2016 $0.0600 100.00% Interim 07 Oct 2016
    17 Jun 2016 $0.0600 100.00% Interim 08 Jul 2016
    23 Mar 2016 $0.0600 100.00% Interim 08 Apr 2016
    16 Dec 2015 $0.0600 100.00% Final 11 Jan 2016
    23 Dec 2014 $0.0600 100.00% Final 21 Jan 2015
    25 Jun 2014 $0.0450 100.00% Interim 09 Jul 2014
    24 Mar 2014 $0.0350 100.00% Interim 10 Apr 2014
    19 Dec 2013 $0.0350 100.00% Final 10 Jan 2014
    24 Jun 2013 $0.0300 100.00% Interim 10 Jul 2013
    25 Mar 2013 $0.0250 100.00% Interim 11 Apr 2013
    20 Dec 2012 $0.0200 100.00% Final 11 Jan 2013
    20 Sep 2012 $0.0200 100.00% Interim 09 Oct 2012
    25 Jun 2012 $0.0150 100.00% Interim 09 Jul 2012
    23 Mar 2012 $0.0150 100.00% Interim 12 Apr 2012
    23 Dec 2011 $0.0100 100.00% Final 16 Jan 2012
    23 Sep 2011 $0.0070 0.00% Interim 10 Oct 2011
    23 Jun 2011 $0.0070 0.00% Interim 11 Jul 2011
    23 Mar 2011 $0.0070 0.00% Interim 11 Apr 2011
    23 Dec 2010 $0.0070 0.00% Final 11 Jan 2011

    GEM 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 G8 Education Ltd

    G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) operates more than 430 childcare centres in Australia, with a portfolio of 21 brands. It is among the larger for-profit operators in the early education and childcare sector.

    The company receives substantial government subsidies, which comprise around 60% of childcare fees.

    G8 does not own the buildings where its childcare centres operate. Labour costs comprise around 60% of the company's revenue. In recent times, the business has faced sector-wide labour shortages. Rental costs comprise around 10-15% of the company's revenue.

    GEM Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    14 Jun 2024 $1.17 $-0.03 -2.51% 654,221 $1.20 $1.20 $1.17
    13 Jun 2024 $1.20 $0.03 2.56% 993,323 $1.17 $1.21 $1.16
    12 Jun 2024 $1.17 $-0.01 -0.85% 587,064 $1.17 $1.19 $1.17
    11 Jun 2024 $1.18 $-0.03 -2.48% 781,255 $1.20 $1.21 $1.18
    07 Jun 2024 $1.21 $0.00 0.00% 648,851 $1.21 $1.22 $1.20
    06 Jun 2024 $1.21 $0.00 0.00% 444,846 $1.20 $1.22 $1.20
    05 Jun 2024 $1.21 $0.00 0.00% 751,346 $1.21 $1.21 $1.20
    04 Jun 2024 $1.21 $0.00 0.00% 311,459 $1.20 $1.21 $1.20
    03 Jun 2024 $1.21 $0.00 0.00% 401,236 $1.21 $1.22 $1.20
    31 May 2024 $1.21 $0.01 0.83% 611,568 $1.20 $1.21 $1.20
    30 May 2024 $1.20 $0.01 0.84% 1,491,945 $1.18 $1.21 $1.17
    29 May 2024 $1.19 $0.00 0.00% 1,450,676 $1.19 $1.21 $1.19
    28 May 2024 $1.19 $-0.04 -3.27% 299,358 $1.21 $1.22 $1.19
    27 May 2024 $1.23 $0.05 4.24% 1,216,039 $1.20 $1.23 $1.18
    24 May 2024 $1.18 $-0.01 -0.84% 803,711 $1.18 $1.20 $1.17
    23 May 2024 $1.19 $0.02 1.72% 649,098 $1.17 $1.20 $1.17
    22 May 2024 $1.17 $-0.07 -5.69% 1,822,751 $1.21 $1.23 $1.16
    21 May 2024 $1.23 $0.03 2.50% 2,311,236 $1.20 $1.23 $1.19
    20 May 2024 $1.20 $-0.05 -4.00% 1,048,232 $1.25 $1.25 $1.20

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    16 Nov 2023 Pejman Okhovat Buy 637,207 $630,834
    On-market trade.
    01 Nov 2023 Debra Singh Buy 50,000 $48,498
    On-market trade.
    31 Oct 2023 Antonia (Toni) Thornton Sell 23,150 $22,919
    On-market trade.
    31 Oct 2023 Antonia (Toni) Thornton Buy 88,150 $85,848
    On-market trade.
    31 Oct 2023 David Foster Buy 10,362 $9,999
    On-market trade.
    31 Oct 2023 Peter Trimble Buy 25,000 $24,000
    On-market trade.
    25 Aug 2023 David Foster Buy 13,888 $14,983
    On-market trade.
    25 Aug 2023 Pejman Okhovat Buy 100,000 $108,000
    On-market trade.

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr Stephen Michael Heath Non-Executive Director Jun 2024
    Mr Heath brings executive and board-level experience across tertiary education, consumer goods, brand management and distributed network retail experience. He has spent 15 years as a Managing Director & CEO of Australian consumer brand companies including Rebel Sport, Godfreys & Hoover and Fantastic Holdings with operations experience in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. Mr Heath is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Board of ASX-listed Temple & Webster Group Limited and privately held Sapphire Group Pty Ltd. He has previously held Non-Executive Director roles in ASX-listed Best & Less Holdings Limited and Redhill Education Limited.
    Dr Peter Trimble Non-Executive Director May 2020
    Dr Trimble roles have crossed a diverse range of industries comprising education, construction materials, manufacturing, infrastructure, and agriculture and includes 12 years of experience in the USA. He is also Non-Executive Director of several private companies. Peter has background in childcare operations, having joined ABC Learning (now Goodstart Early Learning) as Chief Financial Officer immediately prior to the group going into administration and being a part of the team that managed, restructured, and prepared the childcare business for sale. Peter also has a background in governance, risk management, strategy and planning, merger and acquisitions and business restructuring and improvement. He is Chair of Risk Management Committee and Member of Property Committee until 31 March 2023.
    Professor Julie Ann Cogin Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
    Professor Cogin has worked in the Australian education sector for more than 30 years. In addition to her Non-Executive Director responsibilities, Professor Cogin is the Provost at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Prior to this, she was Deputy Vice Chancellor and Vice-President at RMIT University, Australia's multisector university and accountable for financial, people, legal and student experience outcomes in Australian, Vietnam, Singapore and China. Professor Cogin has held several senior academic leadership positions over the last two decades, including Dean and Head of UQ Business School at the University of Queensland and Director of the Australian Graduate School of Management, University of New South Wales. She is Chair of the People and Culture Committee and Chair Education Advisory Committee.
    Ms Margaret Anna Alicja Zabel Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
    Ms Zabel is a professional in customer centred business transformation, brand strategy, innovation, digital communications, customer experience and change leadership. She has 20 years senior executive experience working across companies and brands in FMCG, food, technology and communications industries including multinationals, ASX 100 and not-for-profits. Her previous roles include National Marketing Director for Lion, VP Marketing for McDonald's Australia and CEO and Board Director of The Advertising Council of Australia. She is Member of People, Culture & Education Committee and Chair of the Property Committee until 31 March 2023.
    Ms Debra Singh Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Nov 2021
    Ms Singh has over 30 years retail experience in C-suite roles across business transformation, general management, retail operations, change management and human resources. Debra was the first woman to run a trading division at Woolworths where she spent 11 years working across supermarkets, operations, and consumer electronics. Over the past 8 years, Debra was CEO of Fantastic Furniture and Group CEO of Greenlit Brands Household Goods. She is member of Risk Management Committee and People & Culture Committee.
    Ms Antonia (Toni) Thornton Non-Executive Director Nov 2021
    Ms Thornton has worked in corporate finance agencies for more than 15 years. She brings a strategic commercial focus to the G8 Education Board, having previously held senior positions with JBWere, Goldman Sachs JBWere and NAB. Toni has more than 10 years of experience in audit at board level. Toni was previously a Board Member of South Bank Corporation, boutique developer Devcorp and the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation. She is also Member of the Risk Management Committee and Member of the Property Committee until 31 March 2023.
    Mr Pejman Okhovat Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Jan 2023
    Mr Okhovat has held senior leadership positions across a number of well-known retail organisations in Australia and internationally, including as the Managing Director of BIG W, Chief Executive Officer of NZX-listed retailer The Warehouse and as a senior leader at UK retailers Marks and Spencer, Sainsburys and ASDA/Walmart. He has extensive experience in leading large teams within geographically dispersed networks, with a focus on customer service, business transformation and delivering value for all stakeholders. Pejman is committed to continuing G8 Education's purposeled approach to delivering meaningful societal impact through quality early childhood education delivered through a passionate and capable team of educators and support team.
    Ms Tracey Wood Company SecretaryGeneral Counsel May 2018
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    Sharyn Williams Chief Financial Officer
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    Shane Dann Chief Operating Officer
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    Tracey Wood Company SecretaryGeneral Counsel
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    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Name Shares Capital
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 237,890,081 29.39%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 193,175,075 23.86%
    J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 120,000,392 14.82%
    National Nominees Limited 68,018,935 8.40%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 15,134,110 1.87%
    BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 14,065,987 1.74%
    Bnpp Noms Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd 2,762,238 0.34%
    RAP Investments Pty Limited 2,600,000 0.32%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited i 2,159,865 0.27%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited i 1,722,610 0.21%
    Est Mr Riccardo Pisaturo 1,400,000 0.17%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited II 1,294,302 0.16%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd i 1,141,569 0.15%
    Netwealth Investments Limited 896,719 0.11%
    Mr Pejman Okhovat 737,207 0.09%
    IOOF Investment Services Limited 698,309 0.09%
    UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 694,353 0.09%
    Mr Xiaochen Bi 653,847 0.08%
    Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited 644,267 0.08%
    BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd ii 597,416 0.07%

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