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Market Cap $15.81 billion
P/E Ratio 4.83
Dividend Yield 1.57%
Shares Outstanding 4.53 billion
Earnings per share -0.175
Dividend per share 0.06
Year To Date Return 6.79%
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
    07 Mar 2024 $0.0061 100.00% Interim 04 Apr 2024
    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.

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    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
    18 Jul 2024 $3.49 $-0.06 -1.69% 10,963,518 $3.54 $3.55 $3.47
    17 Jul 2024 $3.55 $-0.02 -0.56% 11,322,161 $3.59 $3.61 $3.54
    16 Jul 2024 $3.57 $-0.05 -1.38% 12,406,333 $3.60 $3.61 $3.56
    15 Jul 2024 $3.62 $0.00 0.00% 12,774,875 $3.63 $3.64 $3.59
    12 Jul 2024 $3.62 $0.00 0.00% 13,408,191 $3.64 $3.67 $3.61
    11 Jul 2024 $3.62 $-0.02 -0.55% 26,396,401 $3.67 $3.68 $3.59
    10 Jul 2024 $3.64 $-0.08 -2.15% 10,251,355 $3.66 $3.67 $3.63
    09 Jul 2024 $3.72 $0.02 0.54% 13,722,239 $3.75 $3.75 $3.67
    08 Jul 2024 $3.70 $-0.12 -3.14% 12,881,063 $3.82 $3.83 $3.68
    05 Jul 2024 $3.82 $-0.03 -0.78% 9,689,371 $3.85 $3.87 $3.80
    04 Jul 2024 $3.85 $0.07 1.85% 20,956,236 $3.85 $3.86 $3.79
    03 Jul 2024 $3.78 $0.05 1.34% 13,857,808 $3.79 $3.86 $3.77
    02 Jul 2024 $3.73 $0.02 0.54% 12,416,898 $3.75 $3.77 $3.70
    01 Jul 2024 $3.71 $0.05 1.37% 9,220,682 $3.65 $3.72 $3.64
    28 Jun 2024 $3.66 $-0.05 -1.35% 15,573,257 $3.73 $3.73 $3.60
    27 Jun 2024 $3.71 $0.03 0.82% 11,096,699 $3.65 $3.71 $3.63
    26 Jun 2024 $3.68 $-0.06 -1.60% 12,666,969 $3.69 $3.71 $3.65
    25 Jun 2024 $3.74 $0.10 2.75% 12,011,771 $3.71 $3.74 $3.67
    24 Jun 2024 $3.64 $-0.08 -2.15% 8,724,893 $3.72 $3.75 $3.61
    21 Jun 2024 $3.72 $0.02 0.54% 56,218,608 $3.72 $3.74 $3.65
    20 Jun 2024 $3.70 $0.04 1.09% 14,274,905 $3.66 $3.70 $3.64
    19 Jun 2024 $3.66 $0.02 0.55% 12,860,906 $3.64 $3.67 $3.62

    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 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.
    25 Aug 2023 Graham Kerr Buy 242,160 $842,716
    Conversion of securities.

    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 worked in legal practice and business. Other key positions Ms Wood has held include being a member of the Takeovers Panel (Australia) from 2000 to 2012, and roles with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (Business Consultative Panel) and the Australian Government's Business Regulatory Advisory Group.
    Mr Frank Charles Cooper Non-Executive Director May 2015
    Mr Cooper brings exceptional financial acumen and accounting expertise, a strong understanding of legal and regulatory compliance and substantial experience in risk management oversight to Board, all of which also make him a highly capable Risk and Audit Committee Chair. His listed company experience and expertise in capital management and corporate development are highly valued by Board as it oversees the implementation of strategy, as is his strong focus on organisational philosophy, values and standards.
    Mr Keith Christopher Rumble Non-Executive Director Feb 2015
    Mr Rumble brings deep knowledge and experience in mining and smelting operations. His expertise in geological and geoscience matters and strong understanding of the key environmental impacts,
    risks and opportunities relevant to our business, enhance the COmpany's Board's capability to oversee our sustainability commitments, risks and impacts. These skills, together with his health and safety management expertise and proficiency in risk management, make him a highly capable Sustainability Committee Chair.
    Mr Wayne Geoffrey Osborn Non-Executive Director May 2015
    Mr Osborn held several senior management positions over the course of his career, including having accountability for Asia-Pacific manufacturing operations in China, Japan, Korea and Australia. In 2001 he was appointed Managing Director, leading an integrated business comprised of bauxite mining, alumina refining, coal mining, power generation and aluminium smelting until his retirement in 2008.
    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 held a widerange of operational and commercial roles across the business, including Chief Financial Officer Stainless Steel Materials, Vice President Finance Diamonds and Finance Director. Mr Kerr's strong track record in resources development, and global experience as a commercial and operational leader within the resources industry, means that he brings deep mining and metals expertise and exceptional financial acumen. His health and safety expertise, and passion for promoting diversity and inclusion, are valued contributions to Board as it oversees commitment to elevate safety performance and instill a culture where everyone feels safe and respected at work.
    Dr Ntombifuthi Temperance Mtoba Non-Executive Director May 2015
    Dr Mtoba's tenure as partner and a leader at one of Africa's predominant financial professional services firms, and the numerous roles she has held in local, regional and international organisations and forums, means that she provides the Board with considerable financial, economic and public policy expertise and leadership. Dr Mtoba brings a strong focus on culture and her expertise in social performance and community and stakeholder engagement are an asset to our Board as it supports our aspiration to contribute social and economic value where the Company operates.
    Dr Xiaoling Liu Non-Executive Director Nov 2017
    Dr Liu's accomplished career as a global executive in the resources industry, Dr Liu brings to Board expertise in mining and processing operations, the execution of major capital projects and commodity value chain management.
    Her high financial acumen, expertise in health and safety and strong understanding of the key environmental impacts, risks and opportunities relevant to operations, make her a valued contributor to the Committees on which she serves. Her knowledge and experience in technology and innovation, together with her technical background, is an asset to Board as it oversees advancement towards a low-carbon future.
    Mr Carlos Mesquita Non-Executive Director May 2023
    Mr Mesquita has extensive experience in the global mining and metals industry with a particular focus on base metals and aluminium in the Americas and Africa. His previous roles and first-hand experience of working at a projects in an operational capacity means he brings a unique and diverse perspective to board. This, together with his experience in leading complex operations with responsibility for safety, volume and costs, support strategy of optimising business by working safely, minimising impact, consistently delivering stable and predictable performance, and continually improving competitiveness.
    Ms Jane Anne Nelson Non-Executive Director May 2023
    Ms Nelson's career comprises a portfolio of roles across academia as well as international policy, business leadership groups and not-for-profit organisations. She has expertise in sustainable development including in human rights, cultural heritage and Indigenous issues and a significant
    understanding of climate change and biodiversity issues. Ms Nelson's strong focus on sustainable development, together with her passion for building partnerships between business, government and civil society, is an asset to our Board given this is at the heart of the Company's purpose and underpins the delivery of the Company's strategy.
    Ms Claire Tolcon Company Secretary Oct 2020
    Claire Tolcon Company Secretary

    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Shares Capital
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,246,770,087 27.43%
    J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 746,119,979 16.41%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Ltd 389,982,815 8.58%
    South Africa Control A/C\C 256,286,669 5.64%
    Computershare Clearing Pty Ltd <Ccnl Di A/C> 135,083,433 2.97%
    National Nominees Limited 113,192,678 2.49%
    Bnp Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 106,439,505 2.34%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Citibank NY ADR Dep A/C> 88,211,690 1.94%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending DRP A/C> 80,477,054 1.77%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <NT Comnwlth Super Corp A/C> 31,183,864 0.69%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited (ii) 19,162,986 0.42%
    CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd <S32 ASP Unallocated A/C> 16,074,527 0.35%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 14,979,445 0.33%
    Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 13,766,925 0.30%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Euroclear Bank SA NV A/C> 12,790,017 0.28%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Acf Clearstream 11,046,007 0.24%
    Netwealth Investments Limited <Wrap Services A/C> 9,360,817 0.21%
    Neweconomy Com Au Nominees Pty Limited <900 Account> 8,290,529 0.18%
    Bnp Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 7,083,756 0.16%
    Merrill Lynch (Australia) Nominees Pty Limited 6,356,721 0.14%