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Market Cap $13.87 billion
P/E Ratio 22.42
Dividend Yield 1.08%
Shares Outstanding 4.67 billion
Earnings per share -0.022
Dividend per share 0.03
Year To Date Return 20.17%
Earnings Yield 4.46%
Franking 100%
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South32 Ltd (ASX: S32)
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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
11 Mar 2021 $0.0181 100.00% Interim 08 Apr 2021
10 Sep 2020 $0.0137 100.00% Final 08 Oct 2020
05 Mar 2020 $0.0167 100.00%
05 Mar 2020 $0.0167 100.00%
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

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About South32 Ltd

South32 Limited (S32) is a global diversified metals and mining company headquartered in Perth, Western Australia.

South32 operates across five countries and has a portfolio of quality assets producing alumina, aluminium, coal, manganese, nickel, silver, lead and zinc.

South32 shares were first listed on the ASX in 2015, after the company was spun out of mining giant BHP. S32’s strong ASX standing has been confirmed in the ensuing years and the miner is now ranked as one of the largest listed companies on the ASX.

South32 also has secondary listings on the Johannesburg bourse and the London stock market.

S32 Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
23 Jul 2021 $2.95 $0.03 1.03% 14,141,026 $2.89 $2.97 $2.87
22 Jul 2021 $2.92 $0.08 2.82% 11,759,187 $2.86 $2.93 $2.86
21 Jul 2021 $2.84 $0.03 1.07% 15,113,021 $2.87 $2.89 $2.83
20 Jul 2021 $2.81 $-0.06 -2.09% 10,014,769 $2.84 $2.84 $2.79
19 Jul 2021 $2.87 $-0.10 -3.37% 10,574,635 $2.91 $2.92 $2.86
16 Jul 2021 $2.97 $0.01 0.34% 13,122,853 $2.94 $2.98 $2.93
15 Jul 2021 $2.96 $0.05 1.72% 12,713,123 $2.91 $2.96 $2.90
14 Jul 2021 $2.91 $-0.03 -1.02% 11,503,196 $2.98 $2.99 $2.91
13 Jul 2021 $2.94 $-0.03 -1.01% 14,301,013 $2.99 $3.01 $2.94
12 Jul 2021 $2.97 $0.04 1.37% 7,572,044 $2.97 $3.01 $2.96
09 Jul 2021 $2.93 $-0.01 -0.34% 8,060,088 $2.90 $2.94 $2.90
08 Jul 2021 $2.94 $0.03 1.03% 10,007,877 $2.95 $2.99 $2.94
07 Jul 2021 $2.91 $-0.01 -0.34% 9,667,387 $2.89 $2.93 $2.88
06 Jul 2021 $2.92 $-0.03 -1.02% 6,790,036 $2.95 $2.97 $2.92
05 Jul 2021 $2.95 $0.00 0.00% 5,131,676 $2.95 $2.96 $2.93
02 Jul 2021 $2.95 $0.00 0.00% 6,489,757 $2.94 $2.96 $2.91
01 Jul 2021 $2.95 $0.02 0.68% 7,605,213 $2.97 $2.97 $2.93
30 Jun 2021 $2.93 $0.03 1.03% 11,283,245 $3.00 $3.02 $2.92
29 Jun 2021 $2.90 $-0.06 -2.03% 7,775,114 $2.94 $2.95 $2.89
28 Jun 2021 $2.96 $0.03 1.02% 11,668,393 $2.93 $3.00 $2.93
25 Jun 2021 $2.93 $0.02 0.69% 10,322,544 $2.95 $2.99 $2.92

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
04 Dec 2020 Graham Kerr Issued 2 $7,768,748
Issue of securities. 8,502,426 - deferred rights & performance rights
04 Nov 2020 Wayne Osborn Buy 48 $100,180
On-market trade.
18 Sep 2020 Guy Lansdown Buy 9 $70,995
As advised by the company. Purchase of ADRs.
9,000 American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), representing an interest in 45,000 ordinary shares in South32 Limited.
Trading in USD.
21 Aug 2020 Graham Kerr Exercise 325 $726,366
Conversion of securities. 8,803,671 - deferred rights & performance rights.
21 Aug 2020 Graham Kerr Buy 325 $726,366
Conversion of securities.
21 Aug 2020 Graham Kerr Expiry 3 $7,309,442
As advised by the company. Performance rights lapsed.

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 experience in public policy, social performance, community, people, remuneration and regulatory and legal compliance. She has held 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. She gained expertise as a key adviser to BHP's Board and CEO on matters of governance, composition of leadership teams, development and planning, organisational design and culture, remuneration structures and stakeholder relations. Following the merger between BHP Limited and Billiton Plc in 2001, she begin the multi-jurisdictional governance framework for the merged entity. Ms Wood held the role of General Counsel and Company Secretary with Bonlac Foods Limited. Ms Wood's governance experience is broadened by her membership of the Takeovers Panel (Australia) from 2000 to 2012 and her roles with the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (Business Consultative Panel) and the Australian Federal Government's Business Regulatory Advisory Group. Following her retirement from BHP, Ms Wood chaired the BHP Foundation, where she oversaw grant provisions for not-for-profit organisations to deliver global programs in the areas of natural resource governance, human capability and social inclusion, and conserving and sustainably managing natural environments. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Djerriwarrh Investments Limited (and member of the Audit Committee), a member of Chief Executive Women, member of the 30% Club Australia and a Fellow of Monash University. She is a Board Member and Member of the Audit & Risk Management Committee of State Library Board of Victoria; - Council Member, State Library of Victoria Foundation Council; Vice President of Melbourne Cricket Club; Director of Robert Salzer Foundation. She is a chairman of the Governance Committee and a member of the Sustainability Committee.
Mr Frank Charles Cooper Non-Executive Director May 2015
Mr Cooper has combined experience which gives him understanding of the challenges and mechanisms of operating in different cultural and political environments. He has over 35 years of experience in the finance and accounting profession. Previously his experience includes 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. He is also Commissioner and Chairman, Insurance Commission of Western Australia; President of WA Council of the Australian Institute of Company Directors; Member of ASIC Director Advisory Panel; Pro Chancellor, University of Western Australia; Trustee, St John of God Health Care; Director of St John of God Australia Limited; and Advisor for Azure Capital. He is a Chairman of Risk Committee and a member of the Governance Committee.
Mr Keith Christopher Rumble Non-Executive Director Feb 2015
Mr Rumble has more than 40 years of experience in the resources industry, titanium and platinum mining. He also has experience as a principal investor and private equity fund manager in Russia, India and other markets. 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 CEO of Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium Inc in Canada. He also worked for Verref, a division of the Anglo American Corporation, prior Richards Bay Minerals in 1980, working in smelting and metallurgy, progressing to General Manager and later CEO in 1996. Mr Rumble has been a Non-Executive Director of a variety of private companies, including Platinum Mining Corporation of India PLC, Barplats Holdings Limited, Western Platinum (Pty) Limited, Eastern Platinum (Pty) Limited and Sarplat Investments Limited. He was also an independent NonExecutive Director at BHP Billiton plc and BHP Limited and at Aveng Limited. In November 2019, Mr Rumble retired as a Member of Board of Governors, Rhodes University and was then a Honorary Life Governor (Rhodes University). He is also a Director of South32 South Africa Energy Coal Holdings (Pty) Ltd, Acetologix Pty Limited, Enzyme Technologies (Pty) Limited, Elite Wealth (Pty) Limited and Trustee of World Wildlife Fund, South Africa. He also chairs the Sustainability Committee and is a member of Governance Committee.

Mr Wayne Geoffrey Osborn Non-Executive Director May 2015
Mr Osborn brings over 40 years of experience from the mining, resources and manufacturing sectors. Mr Osborn was Managing Director of Alcoa in Australia from 2001 until 2008, lead 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 AsiaPacific 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 NonExecutive Director in the mining, construction and energy industries. He was also Chairman of the Australian Institute of Marine Science, Chairman of the Western Australia Branch of the Australia Business Arts Foundation and Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Western Australia. Mr Osborn is currently a Non-Executive Director of Wesfarmers Limited (including membership of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee). He is a member of Sustainability Committee.
Mr Graham Kerr Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director May 2015
Mr Kerr held roles of Chief Financial Officer President of Diamonds and Specialty Products and worked in a range of operational and commercial roles across BHP. As President of Diamonds and Specialty Products, he was in charge 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. Prior to that he held the positions of Chief Financial Officer Stainless Steel Materials, Vice President Finance Diamonds and Finance Director for the Canadian Diamonds Company, all for BHP. He is Chair, CEOs for Gender Equity.
Dr Ntombifuthi Temperance Mtoba Non-Executive Director May 2015
Dr Mtoba has career in business and community engagement in South Africa. Dr Mtoba was working with Deloitte and Touche South Africa in 1988, specialising in financial services. 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 Board member and Chair of the Investment Committee of the Public Investment Corporation Limited, President of Business Unity South Africa, and board member of the Public Accountants and Auditors Board, the New Partnership for Africa's Development Business Foundation and African Union Foundation. Dr Mtoba is part of the regional and global community. She is a former board member of the United Nations Global Compact. She is also a Independent Director and Audit Committee Chair, Discovery Bank Limited; Director of Discovery Bank Holdings Limited; Chair of Council, University of Pretoria; Founding Trustee, ZMDT; Trustee and Audit Committee Chair, Nelson Mandela Foundation; and Trustee and Audit Committee Chairman, National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT). She is a member of Governance and Risk Committee.
Dr Xiaoling Liu Non-Executive Director Nov 2017
Dr Liu has 26 year career at the Rio Tinto Group. Her 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 where she led the Borate business with mining, processing, and supply chain operations in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since her retirement from Rio Tinto in 2014, Dr Liu has held the positions of Non-Executive Director Newcrest Mining Limited (including as a member of the Human Resources & Remuneration Committee, Audit & Risk Committee and Nominations Committee), and Non-Executive Director Incitec Pivot Limited (including as a member of Audit & Risk Committee and HSEC Committee). Dr Liu has been the Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology since January 2020. She held the office of Director, Melbourne Business School until October 2019. She has also served as a board member of the California Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of the Board of the Australian Aluminium Council.
Mr Guy Lansdown Non-Executive Director Dec 2019
Mr Lansdown has over 35 years experience in project development and mining, including as an executive at Newmont Mining Corporation where he was recently Executive Vice President Discovery and Development. In that role he led Newmont's exploration and major project development. During his 20 year career with Newmont Mining Corporation, he held many senior positions, including Senior Vice President of Project Development and Technical Services USA, Vice President of Project Development USA, Executive Manager Boddington Australia, Operations Manager Minera Yanacocha Peru and Engineering and Development Director Australia. Prior, Mr Lansdown held various roles contributing to his global business experience, including Associate and Projects Manager at Knight Piesold in the USA and a Director of Projects at Group Five in South Africa. Mr Lansdown is currently President and Director of his US consulting company Project Excellence Inc., which offers a range of services including strategic planning, project development, organisational design and independent project reviews. He is also President and Director of two charities, Un Futuro Mejor Inc. and Fundacion Lansdown A.C. He is a member of Governance, Risk and Sustainability Committee.
Ms Claire Tolcon Additional Company Secretary Oct 2020
Ms Kelly O'Rourke Company SecretaryChief Legal and External Affairs officer Jul 2021
Claire Tolcon Additional Company Secretary
Brendan Harris Chief Commercial Officer
Simon Collins Chief Development Officer
Katie Tovich Chief Financial Officer
Jason Economidis Chief Operating Officer
Mike Fraser Chief Operating Officer
Rowena Smith Chief Sustainability Officer
Vanessa Torres Chief Technical Officer
Kelly O'Rourke Company SecretaryChief Legal and External Affairs officer

Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
Hsbc Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,162,144,001 23.98%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 1,045,649,973 21.58%
Computershare Clearing Pty Ltd <Ccnl Di A/C> 474,884,578 9.80%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Ltd 389,165,924 8.03%
National Nominees Limited 166,379,472 3.43%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 126,413,234 2.61%
South Africa Control A/C\C 108,387,009 2.24%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 75,432,805 1.56%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Citibank NY ADR Dep A/C> 64,602,915 1.33%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 44,352,312 0.92%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C> 36,568,233 0.75%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 16,984,787 0.35%
CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd <S32 ASP Unallocated A/C> 16,717,868 0.34%
Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 13,990,941 0.29%
CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd <S32 SPA Control A/C> 12,010,385 0.25%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited Gsco Eca 11,106,960 0.23%
AMP Life Limited 6,898,734 0.14%
Ubs Nominees Pty Ltd 6,589,432 0.14%
BNP Paribas Noms (NZ) Ltd <DRP> 6,298,259 0.13%
Argo Investments Limited 6,265,004 0.13%