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Market Cap $9.13 billion
P/E Ratio 17.15
Dividend Yield 2.28%
Shares Outstanding 486.11 million
Earnings per share 1.100
Dividend per share 0.38
Year To Date Return 18.32%
Earnings Yield 5.83%
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  • Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI)
    Latest News

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes, Orica has historically paid two unfranked or partially franked shareholder dividends a year.

    Orica generally pays its shareholder dividends in July and December. 

    Yes, Orica offers a dividend reinvestment plan for eligible shareholders to reinvest all or part of their dividend payments to purchase additional Orica shares. 

    Orica listed on the ASX on 28 November 1961.

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    16 Nov 2023 $0.2500 0.00% Final 18 Dec 2023
    25 May 2023 $0.1800 0.00% Interim 03 Jul 2023
    18 Nov 2022 $0.2200 0.00% Final 22 Dec 2022
    31 May 2022 $0.1300 0.00% Interim 08 Jul 2022
    19 Nov 2021 $0.1650 0.00% Final 22 Dec 2021
    31 May 2021 $0.0750 0.00% Interim 09 Jul 2021
    30 Nov 2020 $0.1650 0.00% Final 15 Jan 2021
    28 May 2020 $0.1650 0.00% Interim 08 Jul 2020
    12 Nov 2019 $0.3300 15.15% Final 13 Dec 2019
    30 May 2019 $0.2200 0.00% Interim 01 Jul 2019
    12 Nov 2018 $0.3150 0.00% Final 07 Dec 2018
    31 May 2018 $0.2000 0.00% Interim 02 Jul 2018
    14 Nov 2017 $0.0000 0.00% Final 08 Dec 2017
    31 May 2017 $0.0000 0.00% Interim 03 Jul 2017
    10 Nov 2016 $0.2900 27.59% Final 09 Dec 2016
    31 May 2016 $0.2050 48.78% Interim 01 Jul 2016
    25 Nov 2015 $0.5600 35.71% Final 18 Dec 2015
    29 May 2014 $0.4000 40.00% Interim 01 Jul 2014
    28 May 2013 $0.3900 38.46% Interim 01 Jul 2013
    28 May 2012 $0.3080 45.45% Interim 02 Jul 2012
    26 May 2011 $0.3130 57.51% Interim 01 Jul 2011
    11 Nov 2010 $0.5400 100.00% Final 10 Dec 2010
    12 Nov 2008 $0.4450 44.94% Final 05 Dec 2008
    27 Mar 2008 $0.3150 44.44% Interim 04 Jul 2008
    14 Nov 2007 $0.4220 40.28% Final 14 Dec 2007
    08 Jun 2007 $0.2940 47.62% Interim 06 Jul 2007
    20 Nov 2006 $0.3990 52.63% Final 15 Dec 2006
    07 Jun 2006 $0.2090 43.06% Interim 07 Jul 2006
    23 Nov 2005 $0.3670 40.87% Final 16 Dec 2005
    13 Nov 2003 $0.2575 25.20% Final 10 Dec 2003

    ORI 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
    YesNo

    About Orica Ltd

    Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI) is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of explosives and blasting systems, primarily to the mining industry. It is the world's number one supplier of commercial explosives with operations across more than 100 countries and an approximate market share of around 28%.

    Although the company sold its chemicals business in 2015, it remains one of the world's largest producers of sodium cyanide, widely used in gold extraction. It also produces injection chemicals, resins, steel bolts, pumps, and other specialist mining products and services, as well as nitrogen fertilisers for use in agriculture.

     

    ORI Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    22 May 2024 $18.79 $-0.07 -0.37% 1,479,243 $18.84 $18.94 $18.71
    21 May 2024 $18.86 $0.12 0.64% 1,097,149 $18.68 $18.89 $18.57
    20 May 2024 $18.74 $0.19 1.02% 1,067,199 $18.55 $18.90 $18.41
    17 May 2024 $18.55 $-0.24 -1.28% 818,874 $18.73 $18.77 $18.53
    16 May 2024 $18.79 $0.17 0.91% 1,551,778 $18.80 $18.97 $18.64
    15 May 2024 $18.62 $0.31 1.69% 815,365 $18.40 $18.72 $18.31
    14 May 2024 $18.31 $0.10 0.55% 1,542,895 $18.20 $18.37 $18.12
    13 May 2024 $18.21 $-0.09 -0.49% 1,184,772 $18.35 $18.35 $18.08
    10 May 2024 $18.30 $-0.10 -0.54% 1,487,237 $18.44 $18.49 $18.18
    09 May 2024 $18.40 $0.10 0.55% 1,380,577 $18.67 $18.75 $17.95
    08 May 2024 $18.30 $0.33 1.84% 772,608 $18.04 $18.30 $17.99
    07 May 2024 $17.97 $0.02 0.11% 1,414,227 $18.10 $18.11 $17.92
    06 May 2024 $17.95 $0.24 1.36% 1,190,824 $17.80 $18.03 $17.67
    03 May 2024 $17.71 $-0.27 -1.50% 1,539,586 $17.93 $18.02 $17.60
    02 May 2024 $17.98 $0.04 0.22% 497,491 $17.99 $18.04 $17.89
    01 May 2024 $17.94 $-0.16 -0.88% 433,273 $17.96 $18.07 $17.86
    30 Apr 2024 $18.10 $-0.02 -0.11% 908,280 $18.09 $18.12 $17.87
    29 Apr 2024 $18.12 $0.34 1.91% 1,017,807 $18.05 $18.18 $17.93
    26 Apr 2024 $17.78 $-0.53 -2.89% 1,185,613 $18.04 $18.12 $17.69
    24 Apr 2024 $18.31 $-0.03 -0.16% 2,269,250 $18.42 $18.57 $18.31
    23 Apr 2024 $18.34 $0.06 0.33% 734,157 $18.30 $18.45 $18.26

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    25 Mar 2024 Vanessa Guthrie Buy 1,894 $30,000
    Participation in share purchase plan.
    25 Mar 2024 John Beevers Buy 1,894 $30,000
    Participation in share purchase plan.
    25 Mar 2024 Gordon Naylor Buy 1,894 $30,000
    Participation in share purchase plan.
    25 Mar 2024 Karen Moses Buy 1,894 $30,000
    Participation in share purchase plan.
    25 Mar 2024 Sanjeev Gandhi Buy 1,894 $30,000
    Participation in share purchase plan.
    05 Feb 2024 Sanjeev Gandhi Issued 232,587 $3,639,986
    As advised by the company. 7,02,857 Rights
    01 Dec 2023 Sanjeev Gandhi Issued 83,003 $1,298,996
    Issue of securities.
    01 Dec 2023 Sanjeev Gandhi Issued 19,169 $298,844
    Director remuneration. 4,70,270 rights
    10 Nov 2023 Vanessa Guthrie Buy 5,123 $79,206
    On-market trade.
    10 Nov 2023 Sanjeev Gandhi Expiry 70,629 $1,091,218
    As advised by the company. 4,51,101 Rights, lapsed
    25 Aug 2023 Sanjeev Gandhi Exercise 46,828 $701,015
    Conversion of securities. 5,21,730 Rights
    25 Aug 2023 Sanjeev Gandhi Buy 46,828 $701,015
    Conversion of securities.

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr Malcolm William Broomhead Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Sep 2001
    Mr Broomhead was appointed Chairman of Orica Limited on 1 January 2016 and has been a Non-executive Director since December 2015. He is a former Director of BHP Group and a former Chairman of Asciano Limited. He is also a Director of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and Council Member of Opportunity International Australia.
    Ms Karen Anne Moses Non-Executive Director Jul 2016
    Ms Moses was appointed Non-executive Director in July 2016. She is a Director of Charter Hall Group, Snowy Hydro Limited, and Music In The Regions Limited, and a Fellow of the Senate of Sydney University. She is a former Director of Boral Limited, Sydney Dance Company, SAS Trustee Corporation, Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited, Origin Energy Limited, Contact Energy Limited, Energia Andina S.A., Australian Energy Market Operator Ltd, VENCorp and Energy and Water Ombudsman (Victoria) Limited and Sydney Symphony Limited, and former Chair of the NSW Artform Board for Dance and Physical Theatre. She is Chairman of the People Committee, and member of the Risk Committee.
    Ms Denise Waund Gibson Non-Executive Director Jan 2018
    Ms Gibson was appointed Non-executive Director in January 2018 She is co-founder and Chairman of Ice Mobility, Director of NASDAQ-listed VOXX International Corporation, a director of the Consumer Technology Association, and the Consumer Technology Association Foundation, both not-for-profit organisations. She is the founder and former CEO of Brightstar US and former director of Aerial Technologies Inc. She is Chairman of the Innovation and Technology Committee and member of the People.
    Dr Vanessa Ann Guthrie Non-Executive Director Feb 2023
    Mr Guthrie was appointed Non-executive Director in February 2023. She is a Non-executive Director of Santos Limited, Lynas Rare Earths Limited, NYSE-listed Tronox Holdings PLC and Cricket Australia. She is also a Board member of Infrastructure Australia and Pro-Chancellor of Curtin University. She is former Deputy Chair and Lead Independent Director of Adbri Limited, Managing Director and CEO of Toro Energy Limited, Chair of Minerals Council of Australia and Non-executive Director of companies including Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Vimy Resources Limited. She is a former Member of Australia-India Council. She is a member of the Safety and Sustainability Committee, the People Committee.
    Mr John Richard Beevers Non-Executive Director Feb 2020
    Mr Beevers was appointed Non-executive Director in February 2020. He is also a Non-executive Director of Syrah Resources Limited and Lynas Rare Earths Limited and former Director of QUT Bluebox, the commercialisation arm of the Queensland University of Technology. He previously held the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of GroundProbe and executive roles within the Orica Group, including Global Technology Manager, Group General Manager of Chemical Services and Chief Executive Officer of Orica Mining Services. He is Chairman of the Safety and Sustainability Committee, and member of the Innovation and Technology Committee.
    Mr Gordon Naylor Non-Executive Director Apr 2022
    Mr Naylor was appointed as a Non-executive Director on 1 April 2022. He is the Non-executive Chair of Medical Developments International, a former President of Seqirus, a member of the CSL Group and held numerous global executive leadership roles within the CSL Group, including Chief Financial Officer. He is a member of the Risk Committee, the Safety and Sustainability Committee.
    Mr Sanjeev Gandhi Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Apr 2021
    Mr Gandhi was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in April 2021, after previously holding the role of Group Executive and President, Australia Pacific and Asia. He is a former Executive Director of publicly listed German chemical company BASF SE. During his 26-year career with BASF, he held several senior marketing, commercial and business leadership roles including Head of Asia Pacific and Head of Global Chemicals Segment (Intermediates and Petrochemicals).
    Mr Mark Garrett Non-Executive Director Jan 2023
    Mr Garrett was appointed Non-executive Director in January 2023. He is a member of the Board of UMICORE NV/ SA and Interim Chief Executive Officer for Archroma. He is a former Chief Executive Officer at Borealis AG and Marquard & Bahls AG, and former Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OMV AG. He is a member of the Innovation and Technology Committee.
    Ms Kirsten Anderson Llewellyn Company Secretary Mar 2020
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    Ms Erin O'Connor Company Secretary Mar 2020
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    Delphine Cassidy Chief Communications Officer
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    Andrew Stewart Chief Development and Sustainability Officer
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    Kim Kerr Chief Financial Officer
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    Jennifer Haviland Chief People and Corporate Services Officer
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    Angus Melbourne Chief Technology Officer
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    Kirsten Anderson Llewellyn Company Secretary
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    Erin O'Connor Company Secretary
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    Adam L. Hall President - Asia and Chemicals
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    German Morales President - Australia Pacific
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    Brian Gillespie President - Latin America
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    James Crough President - North America
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    James Bonnor President -Europe Middle East and Africa
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    Leah Barlow President -SHES Discrete Manufacturing and Supply
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    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Shares Capital
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 157,144,260 34.50%
    J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 135,831,310 29.82%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 55,837,473 12.26%
    National Nominees Limited 20,235,793 4.44%
    Bnp Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 8,430,106 1.85%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 4,138,823 0.91%
    Bnp Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 3,670,383 0.81%
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C> 3,229,377 0.71%
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 2,737,599 0.60%
    Argo Investments Limited 2,555,364 0.56%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 1,142,454 0.25%
    Bnp Paribas Noms (Nz) Ltd <Drp> 713,802 0.16%
    Broadgate Investments Pty Ltd 711,574 0.16%
    Netwealth Investments Limited <Wrap Services A/C> 685,260 0.15%
    Neweconomy Com Au Nominees Pty Limited <900 Account> 661,233 0.15%
    Carlton Hotel Limited 541,764 0.12%
    Ubs Hominees Pty Ltd 422,260 0.09%
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Euroclear Bank Sa Nv A/C> 401,427 0.09%
    Warbont Nominees Pty Ltd <Unpaid Entrepot A/C> 379,553 0.08%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Acf Clearstream 364,668 0.08%

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