G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) Share Price and News
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G8 Education Ltd (GEM) is Australia’s largest provider of early childhood education and care. The company has over 20 early learning brands, from which it operates more than 470 centres across Australia, primarily along the eastern seaboard. Some of G8 Education’s brands include Community Kids, Jellybeans, Penguin Childcare, and Kool Kids.
G8 Education was formed through the merger of formerly ASX-listed Early Learning Services and Payce Child Care in 2010. Over the years, G8 Education shares have had a mixed run on the ASX and the company has become known for its acquisitive, roll-up strategy.
G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) Latest News
Brendon Lau | September 7, 2020 2:58pm
ASX small caps have delivered better FY20 results than their bigger counterparts, but which of these emerging stocks can keep outperforming? More »
James Mickleboro | August 24, 2020 12:45pm
G8 Education Ltd (ASX:GEM) and NIB Holdings Limited (ASX:NHF) shares are two of four dropping lower on Monday. Here's why... More »
James Mickleboro | August 24, 2020 12:08pm
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Ken Hall | August 24, 2020 9:05am
The G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) share price is one to watch after reporting a 55.9% drop in underlying half-year profit this morning. More »
Lloyd Prout | August 10, 2020 10:49am
With Melbourne in stage 4 lockdown and the Federal Government paying for childcare, should you invest in ASX 200 childcare shares? More »
James Mickleboro | July 15, 2020 1:02pm
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Kate O'Brien | July 1, 2020 4:48pm
The S&P/ASX 200 fell 11% in FY20, its worst fiscal year since 2012. But some ASX shares have fallen much more than the overall... More »
James Mickleboro | July 1, 2020 10:20am
Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX:FLT) and G8 Education Ltd (ASX:GEM) were among the worst performers on the ASX 200 in FY 2020... More »
Tristan Harrison | June 29, 2020 2:28pm
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed which industries (and ASX shares) could see a bounce after COVID-19. More »
James Mickleboro | June 17, 2020 11:27am
InvoCare Limited (ASX:IVC) and Megaport Ltd (ASX:MP1) shares are two of four tumbling lower on Wednesday. Here's why... More »
James Mickleboro | June 16, 2020 1:32pm
Leading brokers have named South32 Ltd (ASX:S32) and these ASX 200 shares as sells this week. Here's why they are bearish on them... More »
Leading fund manager names 4 ASX stocks set to benefit from a faster re-opening of the Australian economy
Sebastian Bowen | June 12, 2020 5:06pm
This ASX fund manager has named 4 micro-cap ASX shares for a post-coronavirus recovery, including G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM). More »
Will G8 Education pay a dividend in 2020?
G8 Education usually pays twice-yearly, fully franked dividends in April and October each year. Due to the significant impacts of COVID-19 on its business, however, G8 postponed payment of its CY19 final dividend of 6 cents per share, which was due to be paid on 6 April, until 30 October 2020.
In an announcement on 9 April 2020, G8 Education further advised that, aside from the already deferred CY19 dividend, the company would be temporarily suspending its dividend payments. G8 Education does not expect to pay any dividends for CY20 and any prospective dividends for CY21 will be subject to the company’s financial performance.
Does G8 Education offer a DRP?
Yes. G8 Education offers shareholders residing in Australia and New Zealand the option of either full or partial participation in its dividend reinvestment plan.