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

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Market Cap $8.73 billion
P/E Ratio 63.29
Dividend Yield 2.52%
Shares Outstanding 1.36 billion
Earnings per share 0.187
Dividend per share 0.16
Year To Date Return 4.15%
Earnings Yield 1.58%
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
16 Sep 2021 $6.37 $0.06 0.95% 31,262 $6.37 $6.40 $6.23
15 Sep 2021 $6.31 $0.11 1.77% 15,722 $6.22 $6.31 $6.15
14 Sep 2021 $6.20 $-0.26 -4.02% 42,573 $6.46 $6.46 $6.06
13 Sep 2021 $6.46 $-0.03 -0.46% 38,761 $6.57 $6.57 $6.36
10 Sep 2021 $6.49 $-0.02 -0.31% 15,422 $6.51 $6.51 $6.35
09 Sep 2021 $6.51 $0.06 0.93% 18,609 $6.40 $6.51 $6.40
08 Sep 2021 $6.45 $0.05 0.78% 27,274 $6.50 $6.53 $6.32
07 Sep 2021 $6.40 $-0.25 -3.76% 165,704 $6.49 $6.49 $6.40
06 Sep 2021 $6.65 $0.11 1.68% 33,629 $6.42 $6.65 $6.39
03 Sep 2021 $6.54 $0.18 2.83% 14,784 $6.46 $6.56 $6.42
02 Sep 2021 $6.36 $-0.08 -1.24% 22,396 $6.42 $6.46 $6.36
01 Sep 2021 $6.44 $-0.07 -1.08% 29,404 $6.47 $6.51 $6.39
31 Aug 2021 $6.51 $-0.37 -5.38% 62,436 $6.56 $6.64 $6.40
30 Aug 2021 $6.88 $0.13 1.93% 10,690 $6.53 $6.88 $6.50
27 Aug 2021 $6.75 $0.35 5.47% 7,472 $6.56 $6.79 $6.50
26 Aug 2021 $6.40 $-0.18 -2.74% 12,576 $6.58 $6.59 $6.40
25 Aug 2021 $6.58 $-0.08 -1.20% 18,346 $6.57 $6.87 $6.51
24 Aug 2021 $6.66 $0.12 1.83% 14,368 $6.64 $6.89 $6.60
23 Aug 2021 $6.54 $0.19 2.99% 24,286 $6.44 $6.58 $6.41
20 Aug 2021 $6.35 $-0.19 -2.91% 11,425 $6.50 $6.51 $6.35
19 Aug 2021 $6.54 $0.15 2.35% 32,169 $6.36 $6.54 $6.36
18 Aug 2021 $6.39 $-0.07 -1.08% 22,007 $6.41 $6.51 $6.36

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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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.
http://www.aspecthuntley.com.au/asxdata/20210330/pdf/02358836.pdf
16 Mar 2021 Hannah Hamling Buy 2 $12,700
On-market trade. Trading in $NZD.
07 Oct 2020 Hannah Hamling Buy 1 $5,129
On-market trade. Trading in $NZD.
As per announcement on 19/10/2020.

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 Miller has expertise in utility economics and 15 years' experience in capital markets, having retired as a director and Head of NZ Wholesale Equities with Craigs Investment Partners. James' prior roles included Head of Equities and Head of Research at ABN AMRO. He is Chair of NZX, acting Deputy Chair of Accident Compensation Corporation, and a director of The New Zealand Refining Company. He is a member of the Risk Assurance and Audit Committee and the Nominations Committee.
Mr Keith Smith Non-Executive Director May 2009
Mr Smith is Chair of its Risk Assurance. He is Chair of Goodman (NZ), Deputy Chair of The Warehouse Group and a Director of Westland Dairy Cooperative and various private companies covering a range of industry sectors. He is also a trustee for Cornwall Park Trust Board and a member of the Advisory Board of Tax Traders Limited (formerly The New Zealand Tax Trading Company).
Dr Patrick Clifford Strange Non-Executive Director Feb 2014
Mr Strange was previously a director of our company in 2006-2007 before being appointed Chief Executive of New Zealand's transmission owner and operator, Transpower New Zealand Limited, a position he held for more than six years. He is currently Chair of Chorus and a Director of NZX Limited, Auckland International Airport and Essential Energy, Australia.
Ms Prudence (Prue) Flacks Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman May 2010
Ms flacks has more than 20 years' experience as a commercial lawyer. She is a partner in the national law firm Russell McVeagh. She is director with experience across a range of industries. Her expertise included corporate and regulatory matters, corporate finance, capital markets and business restructuring. Prue is currently a director of Bank of New Zealand and chair of Queenstown Airport Corporation. She is also a member of our People and Performance Committee and Chair of our Nominations Committee.
Mr Michael (Mike) John Taitoko Non-Executive Director Aug 2015
Mr Taitoko is a leading advisor on Maori economic development and has well-established networks in Maoridom. He has commercial skills in the application of digital technologies and is the co-founder and Managing Director of Takiwa Limited, a technology company commercialising cloud-based geospatial analytics services. He is also a Director of Bio-resource Processing Alliance, and Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) and a Member of the Digital Economy and Digital Inclusion Ministerial Advisory Group.
Mr Scott Andrew St John Non-Executive Director Sep 2017
Mr John has a background in investment advisory and capital markets. Mr St John is Chancellor of University of Auckland and has directorships with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation and Fonterra Cooperative Group. He is also a board member of Next Foundation, and a former member of the Capital Markets Development Taskforce and the Financial Markets Authority Establishment Board. He was the Chief Executive of First NZ Capital from 2002 to 2017.
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 and an accelerant for brand and digital transformations. 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.
Ms Hannah Hamling Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
Ms Hamling is an environmental scientist with a particular interest in sustainable development and resilience. She is from consulting, management and board roles across various sectors including electricity, construction and water management background.
Mr Vincent James Hawksworth Chief Executive Officer Mar 2020
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Mr Howard Thomas General CounselCompany Secretary Aug 2017
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Vincent James Hawksworth Chief Executive Officer
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Howard Thomas General CounselCompany Secretary
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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%
Mercury Nz Limited 377,115,843 2.69%
Hsbc Nominees (New Zealand) Limited 65,375,914 4.67%
Jp Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. Nz Branch-Segregated Clients Acct 46,610,947 3.33%
Hsbc Nominees (New Zealand) Limited A/C State Street 43,125,709 3.08%
Citibank Nominees (New Zealand) Limited 39,456,228 2.82%
Accident Compensation Corporation 26,322,539 1.88%
Forsyth Barr Custodians Limited 16,761,503 1.20%
Hsbc Nominees A/C Nz Superannuation Fund Nominees Limited 15,179,433 1.08%
National Nominees Limited 11,102,819 0.79%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 10,499,005 0.75%
Bnp Paribas Nominees (Nz) Limited 10,030,805 0.72%
Jbwere (Nz) Nominees Limited 9,495,620 0.68%
New Zealand Depository Nominee Limited 9,028,729 0.64%
Bnp Paribas Nominees (Nz) Limited 1 8,182,226 0.58%
Fnz Custodians Limited 8,069,095 0.58%
Custodial Services Limited 7,047,024 0.50%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 6,295,444 0.45%
Custodial Services Limited 1 6,128,744 0.44%
Bnp Paribas Nominees (Nz) Limited II 4,610,786 0.33%

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