Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY) Share Price and News





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Market Cap $8.11 billion
P/E Ratio 59.17
Dividend Yield 2.76%
Shares Outstanding 1.36 billion
Earnings per share 0.104
Dividend per share 0.16
Year To Date Return -3.96%
Earnings Yield 1.69%
Franking N/A
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Mercury NZ Ltd (ASX: MCY)
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About Mercury NZ Ltd

Mercury NZ (formerly Mighty River Power) generates more than 15% of New Zealand's electricity and is one of the four major electricity generators and suppliers in the country. All electricity is now generated from renewable sources, which makes it one of the lowest-cost providers of electricity. The company operates nine hydro stations and five geothermal power plants, all located in the North Island. Mercury sells electricity to residential and commercial customers and has the largest share of the key Auckland market.

MCY Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
27 Oct 2021 $5.95 $0.04 0.68% 9,074 $5.93 $5.97 $5.81
26 Oct 2021 $5.91 $0.05 0.85% 23,485 $5.86 $5.95 $5.86
25 Oct 2021 $5.86 $-0.03 -0.51% 1,817 $5.89 $5.89 $5.86
22 Oct 2021 $5.89 $-0.04 -0.67% 17,934 $5.90 $5.90 $5.83
21 Oct 2021 $5.93 $0.06 1.02% 7,486 $5.86 $5.93 $5.83
20 Oct 2021 $5.87 $0.01 0.17% 54,611 $5.86 $5.91 $5.83
19 Oct 2021 $5.86 $-0.11 -1.84% 26,086 $5.92 $5.93 $5.86
18 Oct 2021 $5.97 $0.04 0.67% 18,082 $5.97 $5.97 $5.91
15 Oct 2021 $5.93 $0.03 0.51% 16,978 $5.88 $5.98 $5.87
14 Oct 2021 $5.90 $-0.09 -1.50% 22,152 $5.94 $5.95 $5.81
13 Oct 2021 $5.99 $-0.12 -1.96% 18,907 $6.03 $6.04 $5.93
12 Oct 2021 $6.11 $0.14 2.35% 32,572 $5.94 $6.15 $5.93
11 Oct 2021 $5.97 $-0.18 -2.93% 75,357 $5.99 $6.01 $5.92
08 Oct 2021 $6.15 $-0.10 -1.60% 33,307 $6.02 $6.15 $5.98
07 Oct 2021 $6.25 $0.00 0.00% 16,414 $6.14 $6.25 $6.01
06 Oct 2021 $6.25 $0.19 3.14% 11,325 $6.12 $6.26 $6.12
05 Oct 2021 $6.06 $-0.19 -3.04% 20,713 $6.19 $6.19 $6.05
04 Oct 2021 $6.25 $-0.16 -2.50% 8,601 $6.40 $6.40 $6.20
01 Oct 2021 $6.41 $0.26 4.23% 10,811 $6.20 $6.41 $6.16
30 Sep 2021 $6.15 $-0.04 -0.65% 17,187 $6.22 $6.28 $6.10
29 Sep 2021 $6.19 $-0.02 -0.32% 41,375 $6.22 $6.22 $6.02
28 Sep 2021 $6.21 $0.16 2.64% 17,671 $6.16 $6.22 $6.06

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
25 Mar 2021 Hannah Hamling Buy 300 $1,935
On-market trade. Trading in $NZD.
16 Mar 2021 Hannah Hamling Buy 2 $12,700
On-market trade. Trading in $NZD.

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr James Bruce Miller Non-Executive Director May 2012
Mr Millar has experience in capital markets including energy sector and in utility economics. James is Chair of NZX, Deputy Chair of Accident Compensation Corporation, and a director of The New Zealand Refining Company. He was recently appointed as a director of Vista Group International with effect from 31 August 2021. James was previously a director and Head of NZ Wholesale Equities with Craigs Investment Partners, Head of Equities and Head of Research at ABN AMRO and a director of Auckland International Airport. He is a member of the Risk Assurance committee.
Mr Keith Smith Non-Executive Director May 2009
Keith is an experienced Director of both public and private companies across a wide range of industries. He is Chair of Goodman (NZ), a director of Sky TV and a trustee for Cornwall Park Trust Board. Prior roles include Deputy Chair of The Warehouse Group and director of Genesis Energy. He is chair of Risk Assurance committee.
Dr Patrick Clifford Strange Non-Executive Director Feb 2014
Mr Strange has spent more than 30 years working as a senior executive and director in both private and listed companies, including more than six years as Chief Executive of Transpower New Zealand. Patrick currently chairs Chorus and Auckland International Airport and was previously a Director of NZX Limited and Essential Energy, Australia. He is a member of the Risk Assurance committee.
Ms Prudence (Prue) Flacks Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman May 2010
Ms Flacks is an experienced director across a range of industries. She was formerly a commercial lawyer and a partner in Russell McVeagh for more than 20 years. Prue is currently a director of Chorus and was formerly a director of Bank of New Zealand, and chair of Queenstown Airport Corporation.
Mr Michael (Mike) John Taitoko Non-Executive Director Aug 2015
Mr Taitoko is a advisor on Maori economic development and has networks in Maoridom. Mike has strong commercial skills in the application of digital technologies and is the co-founder and CEO of Takiwa, a technology company commercialising cloud-based geospatial analytics services. He was formerly a Director of Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED). He is a member of the People and Performance committee.
Mr Scott Andrew St John Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Mr John has a background in investment advisory and capital markets. Scott is Chair of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation and a director of Fonterra Cooperative Group and ANZ New Zealand. He was the Chief Executive of First NZ Capital from 2002 to 2017 and was formerly Chancellor of the University of Auckland. He is Chair of People and Performance committee.
Mr Dennis Barnes Non-Executive Director Sep 2021
Mr Barnes has experience in New Zealand's energy markets and large scale asset investment. Mr Barnes was most recently Chief Executive of Contact Energy, a nine-year role during which he led that company's investment in renewable energy and flexible generation (including construction of the Te Mihi geothermal power station, the development of the Tauhara field and the introduction in 2011 of the Ahuroa gas storage facility and Stratford peaking plant). Before this role, Mr Barnes managed Origin Energy's portfolio of wholesale markets activities.
Mr Andrew (Andy) Lark Non-Executive Director Jul 2014
Mr Lark has a background in entrepreneurship, marketing and digital technologies. He is currently the Chair of Group Lark, an accelerant for brand and digital transformations, and Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for Dubber, a provider of cloud-based call recording and voice AI. Prior roles include Chief Marketing & Online Officer for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Chief Marketing Officer for Dell's Large Enterprise & Public Group, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer for Foxtel, and Chief Business Officer for Xero. He is a member of People and Performance committee.
Ms Hannah Hamling Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
Ms Hamling Hannah has a background in consulting, management and board roles across various sectors including electricity, construction and water management. Until January 2020, she was President of the Asia Pacific Region and Global Sustainable Development Leader for Golder, a Canadian global ground engineering and environmental science company. Before joining Golder, Hannah was Managing Director of New Zealand environmental consultancy firm Kingett Mitchell. She is member of the Risk Assurance committee.
Mr Vincent James Hawksworth Chief Executive Officer Mar 2020
Mr Howard Thomas General CounselCompany Secretary Aug 2017
Vincent James Hawksworth Chief Executive Officer
William Meek Chief Financial Officer
Julia Jack Chief Marketing Officer
Howard Thomas General CounselCompany Secretary
Craig Neustroski General Manager Customer
Stewart Hamilton General Manager Generation
Marlene Strawson General Manager People & Performance
Phil Gibson General Manager Portfolio
Lucie Drummond General Manager Sustainability

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Her Majesty the Queen in Right of New Zealand 716,140,528 51.15%
HSBC nominees (New Zealand) Limited 56,098,131 4.01%
HSBC nominees (New Zealand) Limited A/C State Street 47,920,755 3.42%
JP Morgan Chase Bank N.A. NZ Branch-Segregated Clients ACCT 42,235,982 3.02%
Citibank Nominees (New Zealand) Limited 40,089,969 2.86%
Mercury NZ Limited3 37,711,584 2.69%
Accident Compensation Corporation 23,189,486 1.66%
National Nominees Limited 15,333,049 1.10%
HSBC Nominees A/C NZ Superannuation Fund Nominees Limited 15,242,271 1.09%
BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited 12,404,445 0.89%
BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited (i) 11,230,510 0.80%
FNZ Custodians Limited 10,920,324 0.78%
Forsyth Barr Custodians Limited 10,886,182 0.78%
New Zealand Depository Nominee Limited 10,613,970 0.76%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 10,477,986 0.75%
JBWere (NZ) Nominees Limited 10,387,796 0.74%
Custodial Services Limited 10,106,004 0.72%
BNP Paribas Nominees (NZ) Limited (ii) 8,188,729 0.58%
Custodial Services Limited (i) 7,801,081 0.56%
Generate Kiwisaver Public Trust Nominees Limited 6,287,346 0.45%