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Market Cap $14.18 billion
P/E Ratio 4.83
Dividend Yield 3.94%
Shares Outstanding 4.53 billion
Earnings per share -0.038
Dividend per share 0.12
Year To Date Return -18.67%
Earnings Yield 20.71%
Franking 100%
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  • South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    South32 paid its first dividend in 2016 and has since paid twice-yearly dividends annually. It pays an interim dividend each April and a final dividend in October. It does not offer a dividend reinvestment plan to shareholders.

    S32 listed on the ASX on 18 May 2015.

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    14 Sep 2023 $0.0498 100.00% Final 12 Oct 2023
    09 Mar 2023 $0.0733 100.00% Interim 06 Apr 2023
    15 Sep 2022 $0.0443 100.00% Special Cash 13 Oct 2022
    15 Sep 2022 $0.2070 100.00% Final 13 Oct 2022
    10 Mar 2022 $0.1195 100.00% Interim 07 Apr 2022
    09 Sep 2021 $0.0271 100.00% Special Cash 07 Oct 2021
    09 Sep 2021 $0.0475 100.00% Final 07 Oct 2021
    11 Mar 2021 $0.0181 100.00% Interim 08 Apr 2021
    10 Sep 2020 $0.0137 100.00% Final 08 Oct 2020
    12 Sep 2019 $0.0411 100.00% Final 10 Oct 2019
    07 Mar 2019 $0.0240 100.00% Special Cash 04 Apr 2019
    07 Mar 2019 $0.0719 100.00% Interim 04 Apr 2019
    13 Sep 2018 $0.0866 100.00% Final 11 Oct 2018
    08 Mar 2018 $0.0384 92.19% Special Cash 05 Apr 2018
    08 Mar 2018 $0.0551 92.20% Interim 05 Apr 2018
    14 Sep 2017 $0.0798 100.00% Final 12 Oct 2017
    09 Mar 2017 $0.0476 0.00% Interim 06 Apr 2017
    15 Sep 2016 $0.0132 0.00% Final 06 Oct 2016

    S32 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

    About South32 Ltd

    South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) is engaged in the mining and production of commodities including bauxite, alumina, aluminium, copper, silver, lead, zinc, nickel, metallurgical coal and manganese from its operations in Australia, Southern Africa, and South America. It also has two development options in North America.

    The company extracts and processes minerals and metals for use in construction, energy and renewables, the automotive industry, and consumer goods. South32 was spun out of BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) in 2015 when the iron ore giant – then known as BHP Billiton - demerged some of its assets.

    S32 Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    08 Dec 2023 $3.13 $0.00 0.00% 10,507,452 $3.12 $3.15 $3.12
    07 Dec 2023 $3.13 $0.01 0.32% 11,800,013 $3.10 $3.15 $3.09
    06 Dec 2023 $3.12 $0.06 1.96% 21,473,117 $3.00 $3.14 $3.00
    05 Dec 2023 $3.06 $-0.06 -1.92% 10,236,753 $3.10 $3.11 $3.05
    04 Dec 2023 $3.12 $0.03 0.97% 12,913,548 $3.13 $3.17 $3.11
    01 Dec 2023 $3.09 $0.01 0.32% 16,261,989 $3.10 $3.13 $3.06
    30 Nov 2023 $3.08 $0.02 0.65% 34,017,768 $3.05 $3.08 $2.99
    29 Nov 2023 $3.06 $-0.04 -1.29% 19,218,891 $3.10 $3.12 $3.04
    28 Nov 2023 $3.10 $0.01 0.32% 15,780,719 $3.10 $3.13 $3.06
    27 Nov 2023 $3.09 $-0.05 -1.59% 9,691,753 $3.16 $3.17 $3.08
    24 Nov 2023 $3.14 $0.00 0.00% 8,370,147 $3.16 $3.17 $3.13
    23 Nov 2023 $3.14 $-0.10 -3.09% 12,690,715 $3.16 $3.19 $3.12
    22 Nov 2023 $3.24 $0.00 0.00% 10,750,630 $3.20 $3.24 $3.17
    21 Nov 2023 $3.24 $0.05 1.57% 13,866,094 $3.23 $3.27 $3.18
    20 Nov 2023 $3.19 $0.02 0.63% 8,789,985 $3.20 $3.21 $3.15
    17 Nov 2023 $3.17 $0.00 0.00% 16,522,720 $3.18 $3.23 $3.16
    16 Nov 2023 $3.17 $-0.06 -1.86% 14,431,674 $3.24 $3.27 $3.16
    15 Nov 2023 $3.23 $0.06 1.89% 22,007,217 $3.22 $3.26 $3.21
    14 Nov 2023 $3.17 $0.11 3.59% 13,569,497 $3.11 $3.18 $3.11
    13 Nov 2023 $3.06 $-0.09 -2.86% 22,960,973 $3.15 $3.15 $3.06

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    04 Dec 2023 Graham Kerr Issued 1,281,440 $3,998,092
    Issue of securities. 6,461,601 rights
    28 Aug 2023 Graham Kerr Sell 56,908 $195,763
    On-market trade. average per share
    25 Aug 2023 Graham Kerr Buy 242,160 $842,716
    Conversion of securities.
    25 Aug 2023 Graham Kerr Exercise 242,160 $842,716
    Conversion of securities. 68,76,422 Rights, As per announcement on 29-08-2023
    25 Aug 2023 Graham Kerr Transfer 121,080 $421,358
    Off-market transfer.
    09 Mar 2023 Graham Kerr Transfer 1,976,772 $8,855,938
    Off-market transfer. Non-cash

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Ms Karen Joy Wood Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Nov 2017
    Ms Wood has attained executive and leadership skills which she brings to her role as Chair of South32. She has experience in public policy, social performance, community, people, remuneration and regulatory and legal compliance. She has held various senior global leadership roles with BHP, including Group Company Secretary, Chief People Officer and President Corporate Affairs. She was a member of BHP's leadership team and served as Chair of The Global Ethics Advisory Panel, the Disclosure Committee and as Chief Governance Officer. Ms Wood gained extensive expertise as a key adviser to BHP's Board and CEO on matters of governance, composition of leadership teams, development and succession planning, organisational design and culture, remuneration structures and stakeholder relations. Following the merger between BHP Limited and Billiton plc in 2001, she established the multi-jurisdictional governance framework for the merged entity. Ms Wood joined BHP as Group Company Secretary in 2001 and retired in 2014.
    Mr Frank Charles Cooper Non-Executive Director May 2015
    Mr Cooper brings a focus on organisational philosophy, values and standards. Mr Cooper has over 40 years of experience in the finance and accounting profession. His prior appointments include Partner at Ernst & Young, Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Managing Partner for Arthur Andersen in Perth, during which time he specialised in the mining, energy and utility sectors. Mr Cooper is currently a Non Executive Director of Woodside Petroleum Limited (including Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee and member of the Human Resources & Compensation Committee and Nominations & Governance Committee). Until 2006, he was a Director of Alinta Infrastructure Limited and Alinta Funds Management Limited.
    Mr Keith Christopher Rumble Non-Executive Director Feb 2015
    Mr Rumble has more than 40 years of experience in the resources industry, specifically in titanium and platinum mining. He also has experience managing a portfolio of private equity assets in the resource sector in Russia, India and other emerging markets. This combination of skills and knowledge are a valuable contribution to the South32 Board. Mr Rumble has held various leadership roles including CEO of SUN Mining (a wholly owned entity of the SUN Group), CEO of Impala Platinum (Pty) Ltd and President and CEO of Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium Inc in Canada. He also worked for Verref, a division of the Anglo American Corporation, prior to joining Richards Bay Minerals in 1980, working in smelting and metallurgy, progressing to General Manager and later CEO in 1996.
    Mr Wayne Geoffrey Osborn Non-Executive Director May 2015
    Mr Osborn brings over 40 years of experience from the mining, resources and manufacturing sectors to the South32 Board. Mr Osborn was Managing Director of Alcoa in Australia from 2001 until 2008, leading an integrated business comprised of bauxite mining, alumina refining, coal mining, power generation and aluminium smelting. This included operations in Victoria and Western Australia. His prior role at Alcoa included accountability for its Asia-Pacific manufacturing operations in China, Japan, Korea and Australia. He joined Alcoa in 1979 after working as an engineer in the iron ore and telecommunications sector. Since 2008, Mr Osborn has worked as a Non-Executive Director in the mining, construction and energy industries.
    Ms Sharon Lee Warburton Non-Executive Director Nov 2023
    Ms Warburton has been a Non-Executive Director with both Worley Limited and Wesfarmers Limited since 2019. She has chaired the Wesfarmers Audit and Risk Committee during that time and assumed the Chair of the Worley Audit and Risk Committee in 2023. She has also been a Non-Executive Director of Northern Star Resources Limited since 2021. Ms Warburton is an Independent Director of Mirvac Funds Management Australia Limited, Thiess Group Holdings Pty Limited and Karlka Nyiyaparli RNTBC Aboriginal Corporation. She is serving her last part-time term as a member of the Takeovers Panel. She is a member of Chief Executive Women and an Adjunct Professor in Leadership and Strategy at the Curtin University School of Business. Ms Warburton was previously a Director with Blackmores Limited, Perth Childrens Hospital Foundation, Gold Road Resources Limited, Fortescue Metals Group Limited, NEXTDC Limited, Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, Western Power and Barminco.
    Mr Graham Kerr Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director May 2015
    Mr Kerr joined BHP in 1994 and was appointed Chief Financial Officer in November 2011. Previously, Mr Kerr was President of Diamonds and Specialty Products and worked in a wide range of operational and commercial roles across BHP. As President of Diamonds and Specialty Products, Mr Kerr was accountable for the Ekati Diamond Mine in Canada, the Richards Bay Minerals Joint Venture in South Africa, diamonds exploration in Angola, the Corridor Sands Project in Mozambique and the development of BHP's potash portfolio in Canada.
    Dr Ntombifuthi Temperance Mtoba Non-Executive Director May 2015
    Dr Mtoba brings sustainability and environmental experience. Dr Mtoba joined Deloitte and Touche South Africa in 1988, specialising in financial services. She became one of the first African Black women to be appointed as a Partner by one of the Big Four accounting firms and was later appointed the first African woman Deputy Chairman and then Chairman of Deloitte Southern Africa. Dr Mtoba has been a member of the International Monetary Fund Advisory Group of Sub Saharan Africa, the World Economic Forum Global Advisory Council, the B20 Financing Growth and Infrastructure Task Force and the B20 Transparency Task Team. She was also the first woman president of the Association for the Advancement of Black Accountants of Southern Africa. Additionally, she has served as Chair of Council of the University of Pretoria, President of Business Unity South Africa, and board member of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, the New Partnership for Africa's Development Business Foundation and African Union Foundation.
    Dr Xiaoling Liu Non-Executive Director Nov 2017
    Dr Liu has 26-year career at the Rio Tinto Group. Dr Liu's operational, technical, strategic, marketing and risk management skills are an important contribution to the South32 Board. Dr Liu's roles at Rio Tinto included General Manager and Managing Director positions in smelting operational management. She held other senior positions, including Managing Director Technical Services where she led Rio Tinto's global technical services unit, and President and Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto Minerals where she ran integrated mining, processing, and supply chain operations in the United States, Europe and Asia.
    Mr Carlos Mesquita Non-Executive Director May 2023
    Mr Mesquita,has experience in leading mining and processing operations and major capital projects. He has worked in the mining and metals industry for more than 40 years. He spent 30 years with BHP where he held various positions in the companys base metals and aluminium businesses, including Asset President of Mozal Aluminium and Asset President of Escondida - the worlds largest copper mine. Mr Mesquita also served as Vice President Major Projects .Subsequent to his career with BHP, Mr Mesquita advised mining companies and private equity funds on acquisitions of mining assets in South America and was a Non-Executive Director of Mineracao Serra Verde, a mid-sized rare earth minerals mine in central Brazil. He also advised Samarco Mineracao on remediation and recovery projects following the tailings dam failure in 2015.
    Ms Jane Anne Nelson Non-Executive Director May 2023
    Ms Nelson, , is the founding Director of the Harvard Kennedy Schools Corporate Responsibility Initiative. Ms Nelson has been a Non-Executive Director with Newmont Mining Corporation since 2011. She is a non-resident senior fellow in the Global Economy and Development program at Brookings and a former senior associate of Cambridge Universitys Programme for Sustainability Leadership. Ms Nelson is a member of the World Economic Forums Global Future Council on Good Governance and of the Business Commission to Tackle Inequality, and serves on ExxonMobils External Sustainability Advisory Panel. She previously served on the Independent Advisory Panel to the International Council on Mining and Metals Resource Endowment Initiative and on advisory councils for other companies, the World Bank Group and the United Nations. Ms Nelson also worked for The Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum in the UK, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development in Africa, FUNDES in Latin America and as a Vice President at Citibank working in Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
    Ms Claire Tolcon Company Secretary Oct 2020
    Claire Tolcon Company Secretary

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