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Market Cap $24.26 billion
P/E Ratio 11.44
Dividend Yield 5.38%
Shares Outstanding 3.25 billion
Earnings per share 0.432
Dividend per share 0.40
Year To Date Return 1.95%
Earnings Yield 8.74%
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  • Santos Ltd (ASX: STO)
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Santos traditionally makes two fully-franked dividend payments to shareholders annually, in March and September. The company’s latest distribution was an unfranked interim dividend of 10.93 cents per share, paid on 22 September 2022.

    Yes, Santos offers a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP) as an alternative to receiving cash dividends on ordinary shares.

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    26 Feb 2024 $0.2680 0.00% Final 27 Mar 2024
    28 Aug 2023 $0.1340 0.00% Interim 28 Sep 2023
    27 Feb 2023 $0.2236 0.00% Final 29 Mar 2023
    22 Aug 2022 $0.1093 0.00% Interim 22 Sep 2022
    21 Feb 2022 $0.1181 70.03% Final 24 Mar 2022
    20 Aug 2021 $0.0769 100.00% Interim 21 Sep 2021
    23 Feb 2021 $0.0632 100.00% Final 25 Mar 2021
    25 Aug 2020 $0.0291 100.00% Interim 24 Sep 2020
    25 Feb 2020 $0.0757 100.00% Final 26 Mar 2020
    27 Aug 2019 $0.0888 100.00% Interim 26 Sep 2019
    26 Feb 2019 $0.0862 100.00% Final 28 Mar 2019
    28 Aug 2018 $0.0477 100.00% Interim 27 Sep 2018
    24 Feb 2016 $0.0500 100.00% Final 30 Mar 2016
    27 Aug 2014 $0.2000 100.00% Interim 30 Sep 2014
    27 Feb 2014 $0.1500 100.00% Final 26 Mar 2014
    22 Aug 2013 $0.1500 100.00% Interim 30 Sep 2013
    01 Mar 2013 $0.1500 100.00% Final 28 Mar 2013
    22 Aug 2012 $0.1500 100.00% Interim 28 Sep 2012
    24 Feb 2012 $0.1500 100.00% Final 30 Mar 2012
    24 Aug 2011 $0.1500 100.00% Interim 30 Sep 2011
    23 Feb 2011 $0.1500 100.00% Final 31 Mar 2011
    01 Sep 2010 $0.2200 100.00% Interim 06 Oct 2010
    24 Feb 2010 $0.2000 100.00% Final 31 Mar 2010
    26 Aug 2009 $0.2200 100.00% Interim 30 Sep 2009
    25 Feb 2009 $0.2000 100.00% Final 31 Mar 2009
    27 Aug 2008 $0.2200 100.00% Interim 30 Sep 2008
    30 Aug 2006 $0.2000 100.00% Interim 02 Oct 2006
    28 Feb 2006 $0.2000 100.00% Final 31 Mar 2006
    31 Aug 2005 $0.1800 100.00% Interim 30 Sep 2005
    04 Mar 2004 $0.1500 100.00% Final 31 Mar 2004

    STO 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 Santos Ltd

    Santos Ltd (ASX: STO) is a leading independent oil and gas producer in the Asia-Pacific region, providing energy to homes, businesses and major industries across Australia and Asia.

    With its origins in the Cooper Basin, Santos has one of the largest exploration and production acreages in Australia and extensive infrastructure.

    It supplies natural gas to Australian, Indonesian and other Asian markets, and develops oil and liquids businesses in Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Santos also focuses on liquefied natural gas (LNG) strategy and has interests in four LNG projects in Australia.

    Headquartered in Adelaide, Santos is Australian-owned and operated. Santos shares have been trading on the ASX since October 1954.

    STO Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    14 Jun 2024 $7.47 $-0.01 -0.13% 4,076,684 $7.50 $7.53 $7.43
    13 Jun 2024 $7.48 $-0.03 -0.40% 8,861,476 $7.57 $7.58 $7.46
    12 Jun 2024 $7.51 $0.02 0.27% 6,561,345 $7.50 $7.58 $7.50
    11 Jun 2024 $7.49 $-0.06 -0.79% 7,385,010 $7.58 $7.61 $7.46
    07 Jun 2024 $7.55 $0.03 0.40% 4,088,680 $7.57 $7.58 $7.54
    06 Jun 2024 $7.52 $0.02 0.27% 5,456,349 $7.50 $7.59 $7.47
    05 Jun 2024 $7.50 $-0.01 -0.13% 6,463,592 $7.52 $7.54 $7.43
    04 Jun 2024 $7.51 $-0.16 -2.09% 5,471,338 $7.61 $7.63 $7.51
    03 Jun 2024 $7.67 $0.04 0.52% 4,842,234 $7.64 $7.74 $7.63
    31 May 2024 $7.63 $0.14 1.87% 21,116,339 $7.53 $7.63 $7.51
    30 May 2024 $7.49 $-0.14 -1.83% 5,378,490 $7.55 $7.58 $7.49
    29 May 2024 $7.63 $-0.08 -1.04% 5,081,735 $7.73 $7.75 $7.63
    28 May 2024 $7.71 $0.04 0.52% 5,405,681 $7.70 $7.74 $7.68
    27 May 2024 $7.67 $0.00 0.00% 3,392,564 $7.68 $7.74 $7.67
    24 May 2024 $7.67 $0.01 0.13% 4,307,757 $7.57 $7.77 $7.55
    23 May 2024 $7.66 $0.00 0.00% 5,511,740 $7.58 $7.66 $7.55
    22 May 2024 $7.66 $-0.04 -0.52% 4,544,480 $7.72 $7.75 $7.65
    21 May 2024 $7.70 $-0.01 -0.13% 5,011,180 $7.71 $7.74 $7.67
    20 May 2024 $7.71 $0.16 2.12% 8,303,152 $7.58 $7.73 $7.58
    17 May 2024 $7.55 $-0.13 -1.69% 6,260,880 $7.65 $7.68 $7.53
    16 May 2024 $7.68 $-0.04 -0.52% 7,773,013 $7.78 $7.78 $7.66

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    02 May 2024 John Lydon Buy 36,800 $273,792
    On-market trade.
    03 Apr 2024 Kevin Gallagher Transfer 146,253 $1,145,160
    As advised by the company. On 3 April 2024, transfer of beneficial interest in
    146,253 shares held by the employee share plan
    trustee.
    29 Feb 2024 Kevin Gallagher Sell 213,205 $1,512,498
    On-market trade.
    26 Feb 2024 Musje Werror Buy 2,700 $19,926
    On-market trade. average price
    22 Feb 2024 Kevin Gallagher Issued 27,462 $201,845
    Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP).
    21 Feb 2024 Kevin Gallagher Issued 208,321 $1,529,076
    Conversion of securities.
    21 Feb 2024 Kevin Gallagher Exercise 208,321 $1,529,076
    Conversion of securities. 27,39,463 Rights
    21 Feb 2024 Kevin Gallagher Expiry 233,977 $1,717,391
    As advised by the company. Lapsed, 25,05,486 Rights
    02 Jan 2024 Kevin Gallagher Issued 80 $614
    As advised by the company. dividend equivalent
    shares were allocated
    13 Sep 2023 Musje Werror Buy 1,000 $7,720
    On-market trade. average price
    12 Sep 2023 Michael(Mike) Utsler Buy 20,000 $156,400
    On-market trade.
    08 Sep 2023 Kevin Gallagher Sell 200,000 $1,552,624
    On-market trade. average price
    07 Sep 2023 Kevin Gallagher Sell 400,000 $3,124,662
    On-market trade. average price
    04 Sep 2023 Kevin Gallagher Exercise 898 $7,103
    Conversion of securities. 29,47,784 Rights
    04 Sep 2023 Kevin Gallagher Issued 898 $7,103
    Conversion of securities.

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr Keith William Spence Non-Executive DirectorNon-Executive Chairman Jan 2018
    Mr Spence has over 40 years experience in managing and governing oil and gas operations in Australia, Papua New Guinea, the Netherlands and Africa. A geologist and geophysicist by training, Mr Spence commenced his career as an exploration geologist with Woodside Petroleum Limited in 1977. He subsequently joined Shell (Development) Australia, where he worked for 18 years. In 1994, he was seconded to Woodside to lead the North West Shelf Exploration team. In 1998, he left Shell to join Woodside. He retired from Woodside in 2008, after a 14-year tenure in top executive positions in the company. He has expertise in exploration and appraisal, development, project construction, operations and marketing. On retirement Mr Spence took up several board positions, working in oil and gas, energy, mining, and engineering and construction services and renewable energy. This included Clough Limited, where he served as Chairman from 2010 to 2013; Geodynamics Limited, where he served as a non-executive Director from 2008 to 2016 (including as Chairman from 2010 to 2016); Oil Search Limited, where he served as a non-executive Director from 2012 to 2017; Murray and Roberts Holdings Limited, where he served as a non-executive Director from 2015 to 2020 and Base Resources, where he served as Chairman from 2015 to 2021. Mr Spence is also a past Chair of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority Board and led the Commonwealth Authority Board and led the Commonwealth Government's Carbon Storage Taskforce. Other current directorships: Non-executive Director of IGO Limited (since 2014). Former directorships in the last three years: Chair of Base Resources Limited (2015 to 2021) and Murray and Roberts Holdings Limited (2015 to 2020).
    Ms Yasmin Anita Allen Non-Executive Director Oct 2014
    Ms Allen has experience in finance and investment banking, including senior roles at Deutsche Bank AG, ANZ and HSBC Group Plc. This includes as former Chairman of Macquarie Global Infrastructure Funds, and a former Director of EFIC (Export, Finance and Insurance Corporation). Ms Allen is an independent non-executive Director. She is Chair of the People, Culture Committee, and a member of the Risk Committee. Former directorships in the last three years: Chair of Faethm.ai (2020 to 2021), National Portrait Gallery (2013 to 2022) and Chair of Advance (2018 to 2022). Other current directorships: Director of Cochlear Limited (since 2010), The George Institute for Global Health (since 2014), Acting President of the Australian Government Takeovers Panel (since 2017), Chair of Digital Skills Organisation (since 2020), Chair of Tic:Toc (since 2021) and Director of QBE Insurance (since 2022). Former directorships in the last three years: Chair of Faethm.ai (2020 to 2021), National Portrait Gallery (2013 to 2022) and Chair of Advance (2018 to 2022).
    Dr Vanessa Ann Guthrie Non-Executive Director Jul 2017
    Dr Guthrie has more than 30 years experience in the resources sector in diverse roles such as operations, environment, community and Indigenous affairs, corporate development and sustainability. She has qualifications in geology, environment, law and business management including a PhD in Geology. Dr Guthrie was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from Curtin University in 2017 for her contribution to sustainability, innovation and policy leadership in the resources industry. In 2021, she became an Officer of the Order of Australia for her contribution to the mining and resources sector and as a role model for women in business. Other current directorships: AdBri Limited (since 2018)1, Tronox Holdings PLC (since 2019), Lynas Rare Earths Ltd (since 2020), Cricket Australia (since 2021) and Orica Limited (since 2023), Pro-Chancellor of Curtin University, Board member of the Australia- India Council and Infrastructure Australia. Former directorships in the last three years: Director of Australian Broadcasting Corporation (2017 to 2021). She is a member of the People and Culture Committee and the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee.
    Ms Vickki Anne McFadden Non-Executive Director Apr 2024
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    Mr Guy Michael Cowan Non-Executive Director May 2016
    Mr Cowan had a 23-year career with Shell International in various senior commercial and financial roles. His last two roles were as CFO and Director of Shell Oil US and CFO of Shell Nigeria. He was CFO of Fonterra Co-operative Ltd between 2005 and 2009. Other current directorships: Chair of Queensland Sugar Limited (since 2009), the Stahmann Webster Group (since 2021), Port of Brisbane (since 2021), AFF Cotton Pty Ltd (since 2021) and Winson Group Pty Ltd (since 2014) and Director of Ability First Australia (since 2015). Former directorships in the last three years: Health and Plant Protein Ltd (2018 to 2021).
    Mr Kevin Thomas Gallagher Chief Executive OfficerManaging Director Feb 2016
    Mr Gallagher has more than a decade of experience leading major oil and gas companies and over two decades of international experience within the industry. He joined Santos as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on 1 February 2016, and has led transformation and growth of the Company, delivering a competitive advantage in the energy evolution. Mr Gallagher commenced his career as a drilling engineer with Mobil North Sea, before joining Woodside in Australia in 1998. At Woodside, Mr Gallagher led the drilling organisation through a rapid growth phase, delivering several Australian and international development projects and exploration campaigns, before leading the Australian oil business. He was Chief Executive Officer at Clough Limited from 2011 until his appointment at Santos. Under his long-term leadership, Santos has become Australia's second-largest independent natural gas and liquids producer after implementing a focused strategy to build and grow around five core long-life, producing natural gas assets in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste. The strategy has included successful acquisitions of Quadrant Energy and ConocoPhillips' Australia-West business, and a merger with Oil Search.
    Ms Janine J McArdle Non-Executive Director Oct 2019
    Ms McArdle has more than 30 years experience in the global oil and gas industry. She most recently spent 13 years with Apache Corporation in the United States, where she held roles including Executive Officer, Senior Vice President of Global Gas Monetization, President of Kitimat LNG CO, and Vice President, Worldwide Oil and Gas Marketing. Prior to joining Apache, she worked with Aquila Energy for nine years in the United States in senior leadership positions and in the United Kingdom, as managing director with P&L responsibilities across trading, mergers and acquisition and e-commerce. Ms McArdle is also the Founder, CEO and President of Apex Strategies, a global consultancy business providing advisory services to companies engaged in midstream and downstream operations within the energy industry. Other current directorships: Member of University of Nebraska's College of Engineering Advisory Board (since 2017), non-executive Director of Antero Midstream Corp (since 2020), Advantage Energy Limited (since 2022) and committee member of TruMarx Data Partners LNG Advisory Committee (since 2020). Former directorships in the last three years: Director of Halcon Resources (2018 to 2019). Ms McArdle is an independent non-executive Director. She is a member of the Risk Committee and the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Committee.
    Mr Michael(Mike) Utsler Non-Executive Director May 2022
    Mr Utsler has more than 40 years of international oil and gas industry experience. He has held senior leadership and executive positions with Amoco, BP (including President of the Gulf Coast Restoration Organisation - GCRO and SVP BP Alaska Exploration); Woodside Energy and New Fortress Energy. In September 2020, Mr Utsler joined Otto Energy as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. He was further appointed Otto Energy's Executive Chairman in November 2020. Mr Utsler is a former non-executive Director of Integrated Asset Solutions and a former Director of Oil Search Limited. He has previously served on a variety of not-forprofit boards including the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. Other current directorships: Chair of Otto Energy (since 2020). Former directorships in the last three years: Oil Search Limited (2021) and Integrated Asset Solutions (2017 to 2021). Mr Utsler is a member of the Risk Committee.
    Mr Musje Moses Werror Non-Executive Director Dec 2021
    Mr Werror brings over 20 years of leadership experience in the mining and resources sector in Papua New Guinea (PNG). He was Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ok Tedi Mining Limited from June 2020 to December 2022. Mr Werror is currently Chairman of the Western Province Health Authority and a former Director of Oil Search Limited. Other current directorships: Chair of Western Province Health Authority (since 2019). Former directorships in the last three years: Oil Search Limited (2021), Managing Director and CEO of Ok Tedi Mining Ltd (2020 to 2022), Chair of Ok Tedi Development Foundation (2020 to 2022). Mr Werror is a member of the People and Culture Committee.
    Mr John Lydon Non-Executive Director Apr 2024
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    Ms Amelia Senneck Company Secretary Jan 2024
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    JODIE HATHERLY CEO Santos Foundation
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    ANTHONY NEILSON Chief Commercial Officer
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    ANTHEA MCKINNELL Chief Financial Officer
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    TRACEY WINTERS Chief Strategy Officer and Chief of Staff
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    Amelia Senneck Company Secretary
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    BRETT DARLEY Executive Vice President Eastern Australia and Papua New Guinea
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    STEVEN TRENCH Executive Vice President Operations and Technical Services
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    KIM LEE Executive Vice President People Culture and Brand
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    DAVID BANKS Executive Vice President Upstream Gas and Liquids
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    VINCENT SANTOSTEFANO Executive Vice President Western Australia Northern Australia and Timor-Leste
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    BRUCE DINGEMAN Executive Vice President Alaska
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    ALAN STUART-GRANT Executive Vice President Santos Energy Solutions
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    JANETTE HEWSON Executive Vice President Environment Sustainability & Governance
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    MICHAEL ABBOTT Group General Counsel and Executive Vice President Environment and Governance
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    Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

    Data provided by Morningstar.
    Name Shares Capital
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,050,947,209 32.36%
    J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 527,743,697 16.25%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 399,554,085 12.30%
    National Nominees Limited 119,220,639 3.67%
    UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 109,995,778 3.39%
    Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 58,263,548 1.79%
    BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 55,003,068 1.69%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending AC> 36,118,684 1.11%
    Argo Investments Limited 27,604,895 0.85%
    BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Acf Clearstream 26,829,137 0.83%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C> 22,917,089 0.71%
    BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd Deutsche Bank Tca 21,484,232 0.66%
    BNPP Noms Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd 15,205,919 0.47%
    HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 11,336,440 0.35%
    Netwealth Investments Limited <Wrap Services A/C> 10,421,948 0.32%
    Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited 9,589,773 0.30%
    CPU Share Plans Pty Ltd <Sto Est Unallocated A/C> 7,997,057 0.25%
    UBS Nominees Pty Ltd II 6,374,286 0.20%
    Australian Foundation Investment Company Limited II 4,330,916 0.13%
    The Senior Master of The Supreme Court <Common Fund No 3 A/C> 4,004,000 0.12%

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