G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $885.52 million
P/E Ratio 6.76
Dividend Yield 5.20%
Shares Outstanding 847.39 million
Earnings per share 0.150
Dividend per share 0.10
Year To Date Return -13.98%
Earnings Yield 14.79%
Franking 100%
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G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
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 $0.0600 100.00% Interim 06 Oct 2017
22 Jun 2017 $0.0600 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
16 Sep 2015 $0.0600 100.00% 07 Oct 2015
24 Jun 2015 $0.0600 100.00% 07 Jul 2015
27 Mar 2015 $0.0600 100.00% 10 Apr 2015
23 Dec 2014 $0.0600 100.00% Final 21 Jan 2015
26 Sep 2014 $0.0500 100.00% 10 Oct 2014
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 $0.0100 0.00% Interim 10 Oct 2011
23 Jun 2011 $0.0100 0.00% Interim 11 Jul 2011
23 Mar 2011 $0.0100 0.00% Interim 11 Apr 2011
23 Dec 2010 $0.0100 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.

DateAnnouncementPrice Sensitive?TimeNo. of PagesFile Size
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About G8 Education Ltd

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.

GEM Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
24 Sep 2021 $1.02 $-0.01 -0.98% 1,267,845 $1.02 $1.03 $1.01
23 Sep 2021 $1.02 $0.02 1.99% 1,845,715 $1.01 $1.03 $1.01
22 Sep 2021 $1.01 $0.00 0.00% 2,766,145 $1.01 $1.02 $0.99
21 Sep 2021 $1.00 $-0.01 -0.99% 3,140,250 $1.00 $1.01 $1.00
20 Sep 2021 $1.01 $-0.04 -3.81% 3,067,388 $1.06 $1.06 $1.01
17 Sep 2021 $1.05 $0.05 4.98% 43,642,649 $1.01 $1.06 $1.01
16 Sep 2021 $1.01 $0.02 2.04% 4,221,728 $0.98 $1.01 $0.98
15 Sep 2021 $0.98 $0.03 3.16% 19,986,871 $0.95 $0.99 $0.93
14 Sep 2021 $0.95 $0.00 0.00% 2,900,765 $0.95 $0.97 $0.95
13 Sep 2021 $0.95 $-0.01 -1.05% 2,779,200 $0.95 $0.97 $0.95
10 Sep 2021 $0.96 $0.02 2.14% 2,976,592 $0.94 $0.96 $0.94
09 Sep 2021 $0.94 $-0.02 -2.09% 4,775,971 $0.96 $0.97 $0.93
08 Sep 2021 $0.96 $-0.01 -1.04% 3,934,730 $0.97 $0.97 $0.95
07 Sep 2021 $0.97 $-0.02 -2.04% 3,291,571 $0.98 $0.99 $0.96
06 Sep 2021 $0.98 $-0.02 -1.99% 4,017,488 $1.00 $1.00 $0.98
03 Sep 2021 $1.01 $-0.01 -0.99% 2,512,852 $1.01 $1.02 $1.00
02 Sep 2021 $1.01 $0.00 0.00% 3,463,374 $1.03 $1.04 $1.00
01 Sep 2021 $1.02 $0.01 1.00% 4,129,513 $1.01 $1.04 $1.01
31 Aug 2021 $1.01 $0.00 0.00% 2,391,113 $1.00 $1.02 $1.00
30 Aug 2021 $1.00 $-0.01 -0.99% 2,279,968 $1.01 $1.01 $1.00

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
25 Aug 2021 Margaret Zabel Buy 11 $10,912
On-market trade.
25 Aug 2021 Margaret Zabel Transfer 29 $29,000
Off-market transfer. Assuming 29,000 Direct shares transferred to Indirect shares
25 Aug 2021 Margaret Zabel Transfer 29 $29,000
Off-market transfer. Assuming 29,000 Direct shares transferred to Indirect shares
24 Aug 2021 David Foster Buy 9 $9,875
On-market trade.
24 May 2021 Julie Cogin Buy 12 $11,640
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22 Mar 2021 Peter Trimble Buy 50 $54,738
On-market trade.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Dr Peter Trimble Non-Executive Director May 2020
Dr Trimble is an experienced senior management and finance executive of publicly listed companies having held roles at CSR Limited, Rinker Limited, ABC Learning Limited and Sugar Terminals Limited. These roles have crossed a range of industries comprising education, construction materials, manufacturing, infrastructure and agriculture and includes 12 years of experience in the USA. He is also an experienced Non-Executive Director of a number of private companies. Peter has an background in child care operations, having joined ABC Learning as Chief Financial Officer immediately prior to the group going into administration and being a critical part of the team that managed, restructured and prepared the child care 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 the Risk Management Committee.
Mr Mark Graham Johnson Non-Executive ChairmanNon-Executive Director Jan 2016
Mr Johnson is an experienced Chair and company director with portfolio. He is currently a Director of Goodman Limited, Goodman Funds Management Limited, Coca-Cola Amatil Limited and several other non-listed company boards. Mr Johnson was the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) from July 2008 to June 2012. His former roles include Chair of the PwC Foundation, member of the Auditing and Assurance Board. He is Member of Risk Management Committee and People and Culture Committee.
Mr David Andrew Foster Non-Executive Director Feb 2016
Mr Foster has had a career in financial services spanning over 25 years, with his last executive role being Chief Executive Officer of Suncorp Bank. Since leaving Suncorp, David has further developed his career as an experienced Non-Executive Director with a portfolio of Board roles across a diverse range of industries including financial services, retailing, local government, education and professional services. David currently serves as Chair of MotorCycle Holdings Limited and as Director of Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Limited and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited. He MotorCycle Holdings Limited (appointed 8 March 2015), Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Limited (appointed 30 May 2016) and Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited (appointed 4 September 2019). He is Member of Risk Management Committee.
Mr Gary Carroll Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Oct 2016
Mr Carroll had over 17 years' experience in senior leadership roles across multiple industries, including being Chief Financial Officer and Chief Supply Chain Officer at Super Retail Group Limited
Professor Julie Ann Cogin Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Professor Cogin has worked in the Australian education system for 30 years. In addition to her non-executive director responsibilities, Professor Cogin is the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Business and Law) and Vice-President at RMIT University. Professor Cogin also Chairs the board of RMIT Training Pty Limited and has held a number of 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 and Deputy Dean, University of New South Wales. She is Member of the People and Culture Committee.
Ms Margaret Anna Alicja Zabel Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Ms Zabel is a specialist 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 Lion Nathan, VP Marketing for McDonald's Australia and CEO and Board Director of The Communications Council. Margaret has also served as a non-executive board director for R U OK? for 5 years and is currently a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Collective Wellness Group and Fairtrade AUNZ. She is Member of Risk Management Committee.
Ms Tracey Wood Company SecretaryGeneral Counsel May 2018
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Sharyn Williams Chief Financial Officer
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Tracey Wood Company SecretaryGeneral Counsel
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Jason Ball General Manager Operations
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 186,564,210 22.02%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 146,266,578 17.26%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Ply Limited 122,792,475 14.49%
National Nominees Limited 87,311,371 10.30%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 31,806,854 3.75%
BNP Paribas Nominees Ply Ltd (Agency Lending) 19,505,186 2.30%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (I) 7,678,606 0.91%
Netweatth Investments Limited 5,801,855 0.68%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited (Colonial First State Inv) 5,416,351 0.64%
RAP Investments Pty Limited 2,600,000 0.31%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited GSCO ECA 2,244,663 0.26%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (IB AU Noms Retail) 1,751,333 0.21%
BNP Paribas Nominees Ply Ltd (Hub24 Custodial Serv) 1,735,415 0.20%
Mr Riccardo Pisaturo 1,400,000 0.17%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (IOOF Invmt Mngt Ltd) 1,175,000 0.14%
Viss Holdings Pty Ltd 1,170,683 0.14%
Shobra Pty Ltd 1,168,000 0.14%
CS Third Nominees Pty Limited 1,004,799 0.12%
CS Fourth Nominees Pty Limited 1,000,412 0.12%
Mr Craig Graeme Chapman 1,000,000 0.12%

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Yes. G8 Education offers shareholders residing in Australia and New Zealand the option of either full or partial participation in its dividend reinvestment plan.

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