WAM Capital Limited (ASX: WAM) Share Price and News

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Market Cap $1.98 billion
P/E Ratio N/A
Dividend Yield 8.88%
Shares Outstanding 1.09 billion
Earnings per share N/A
Dividend per share N/A
Year To Date Return -11.82%
Earnings Yield N/A
Franking 100%
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WAM Capital Limited (ASX: WAM)
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Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
06 Jun 2022 $0.0775 100.00% Interim 17 Jun 2022
18 Oct 2021 $0.0775 100.00% Final 29 Oct 2021
31 May 2021 $0.0775 100.00% Interim 07 Jun 2021
19 Nov 2020 $0.0775 100.00% Final 27 Nov 2020
20 Apr 2020 $0.0775 100.00% Interim 28 Apr 2020
17 Oct 2019 $0.0775 100.00% Final 25 Oct 2019
10 Apr 2019 $0.0775 100.00% Interim 26 Apr 2019
16 Nov 2018 $0.0775 100.00% Final 26 Nov 2018
12 Apr 2018 $0.0775 100.00% Interim 27 Apr 2018
17 Oct 2017 $0.0750 100.00% Final 27 Oct 2017
13 Apr 2017 $0.0750 100.00% Interim 28 Apr 2017
17 Oct 2016 $0.0725 100.00% Final 28 Oct 2016
27 Apr 2016 $0.0725 100.00% Interim 13 May 2016
19 Oct 2015 $0.0700 100.00% 30 Oct 2015
20 Apr 2015 $0.0700 100.00% 30 Apr 2015
07 Oct 2014 $0.0650 100.00% Final 17 Oct 2014
18 Mar 2014 $0.0650 100.00% Interim 31 Mar 2014
04 Oct 2013 $0.0600 100.00% Final 18 Oct 2013
17 Apr 2013 $0.0600 100.00% Interim 30 Apr 2013
17 Sep 2012 $0.0550 100.00% Final 28 Sep 2012
09 Mar 2012 $0.0550 100.00% Interim 23 Mar 2012
02 Sep 2011 $0.0500 100.00% Final 15 Sep 2011
28 Feb 2011 $0.0500 100.00% Interim 11 Mar 2011
06 Sep 2010 $0.0400 100.00% Final 17 Sep 2010

WAM ASX Announcements

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DateAnnouncementPrice Sensitive?TimeNo. of PagesFile Size
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About WAM Capital Limited

WAM Capital Limited (ASX: WAM) is a listed investment company (LIC) which provides investors with exposure to an actively managed diversified portfolio of undervalued growth companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

The first of 6 LICs under the Wilson Asset Management umbrella, WAM Capital was listed in 1999. The company’s investment objectives are to deliver investors a stream of fully franked dividends, provide capital growth and preserve capital.

WAM Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
04 Jul 2022 $1.82 $0.06 3.41% 858,293 $1.78 $1.84 $1.78
01 Jul 2022 $1.76 $0.04 2.33% 953,784 $1.74 $1.79 $1.73
30 Jun 2022 $1.72 $-0.04 -2.27% 1,272,334 $1.76 $1.77 $1.72
29 Jun 2022 $1.76 $-0.03 -1.68% 898,485 $1.78 $1.78 $1.76
28 Jun 2022 $1.79 $0.03 1.70% 1,078,275 $1.78 $1.80 $1.77
27 Jun 2022 $1.76 $0.03 1.74% 1,722,232 $1.74 $1.77 $1.73
24 Jun 2022 $1.73 $0.01 0.58% 1,621,719 $1.74 $1.75 $1.73
23 Jun 2022 $1.72 $0.01 0.59% 1,362,901 $1.74 $1.75 $1.72
22 Jun 2022 $1.71 $-0.02 -1.16% 1,628,900 $1.75 $1.77 $1.70
21 Jun 2022 $1.73 $0.07 4.20% 1,207,774 $1.70 $1.74 $1.69
20 Jun 2022 $1.67 $-0.04 -2.35% 2,236,377 $1.71 $1.74 $1.67
17 Jun 2022 $1.71 $-0.05 -2.85% 2,184,895 $1.73 $1.73 $1.69
16 Jun 2022 $1.76 $0.10 6.02% 2,131,798 $1.70 $1.77 $1.70
15 Jun 2022 $1.66 $-0.09 -5.16% 3,023,530 $1.71 $1.74 $1.66
14 Jun 2022 $1.75 $-0.08 -4.40% 4,725,621 $1.68 $1.77 $1.66
10 Jun 2022 $1.82 $-0.06 -3.19% 2,407,605 $1.88 $1.88 $1.82
09 Jun 2022 $1.88 $-0.04 -2.08% 2,023,978 $1.93 $1.93 $1.87
08 Jun 2022 $1.92 $-0.04 -2.05% 2,105,401 $1.96 $1.96 $1.91
07 Jun 2022 $1.96 $-0.03 -1.51% 2,028,047 $2.00 $2.00 $1.94
06 Jun 2022 $1.99 $-0.10 -4.78% 3,248,647 $1.99 $2.01 $1.97

Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
17 Jun 2022 James Chirnside Issued 1 $3,079
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Non-cash
25 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 102 $211,284
On-market trade.
20 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 77 $157,993
On-market trade.
18 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $21,243
On-market trade.
17 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $21,342
On-market trade.
16 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $20,983
On-market trade.
13 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $20,349
On-market trade.
12 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $20,414
On-market trade.
11 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $20,221
On-market trade.
10 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 24 $50,298
On-market trade.
09 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 33 $69,402
On-market trade.
05 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $21,372
On-market trade.
04 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 10 $22,647
On-market trade.
03 May 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 21 $45,098
On-market trade.
29 Apr 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Sell 8 $17,656,948
On-market trade.
21 Apr 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Buy 8 $17,776,415
As advised by the company. Acquisition of indirect interest as a consequence
of scrip consideration for WIC and OZG shares
held by WAM Strategic Value acquired by WAM
Capital.
20 Apr 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Sell 260 $593,461
On-market trade.
28 Mar 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Sell 26 $60,464
On-market trade.
25 Mar 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Sell 31 $69,516
On-market trade.
24 Mar 2022 Geoffrey(Geoff) Wilson Sell 52 $119,241
On-market trade.
29 Oct 2021 James Chirnside Issued 1 $2,976
Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP). Non-cash

Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Title Start Date Profile
Mr Geoffrey(Geoff) James Wilson Non-Executive ChairmanNon-Executive Director Mar 1999
Mr Wilson has over 41 years' experience in investment markets having held a variety of senior investment roles in Australia, the UK and the US. Mr Geoff founded Wilson Asset Management in 1997 and created Australia's first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles, Future Generation Investment Company Limited and Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited Other current directorships held by Mr Wilson are Chairman of WAM Research Limited (appointed June 2003), WAM Active Limited (appointed July 2007), WAM Leaders Limited (appointed March 2016), WAM Microcap Limited (appointed March 2017), WAM Global Limited (appointed February 2018), WAM Strategic Value Limited (appointed March 2021) and the Australian Stockbrokers Foundation. He is the founder and a Director of Future Generation Investment Company Limited (appointed July 2014) and Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited (appointed May 2015) and a Director of WAM Alternative Assets Limited (appointed September 2020), Global Value Fund Limited (appointed April 2014), Century Australia Investments Pty Limited (appointed September 2014), Incubator Capital Limited (appointed February 2000), Hearts and Minds Investments Limited (appointed September 2018), Wealth Defender Equities Pty Limited (appointed October 2018), Wollongong 2022 Limited (appointed March 2019), Concentrated Leaders Fund Pty Limited (appointed March 2021), Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation, Australian Fund Managers Foundation, Australian Children's Music Foundation, and he is a Member of the Second Bite NSW Advisory Committee. He is the founder and Director of investment management companies Wilson Asset Management (International) Pty Limited and MAM Pty Limited Former directorships held by him in the last 3 years are as a director of 8IP Emerging Companies Limited in September 2020 and Australian Leaders Fund Limited in March 2021.
Mr James Miller Chirnside Non-Executive Director Feb 2003
Mr Chirnside has been involved in financial markets for over 30 years mainly as an equities fund manager across a broad range of sectors. He is currently Chairman and Managing Director of Dart Mining NL. Prior to this, he worked as a fund manager and proprietary metals trader in Sydney, Hong Kong, London, and Melbourne. Between 2002 and 2012, James ran equities fund manager Asia Pacific Asset Management. From 2000-2001, he worked for Challenger Financial Group in Sydney as a product manager responsible for hedge fund investments. During the 1990s, he managed frontier and emerging market hedge funds in Hong Kong and London for Regent Fund Management (now London AIM listed Charlemagne Capital). Between 1988 and 1992, he ran a proprietary trading book for County NatWest Investment Bank, based in London Other current directorships held by Mr Chirnside is a Director of Cadence Capital Limited (appointed February 2005), Ask Funding Limited (appointed September 2015), Dart Mining NL (appointed June 2015), IPE Limited (appointed August 2018) and Wealth Defender Equities Pty Limited (appointed October 2018). James Chirnside resigned as a Director of Mercantile Investment Company Limited in September 2019.
Ms Katherine (Kate) Anne Thorley Chief Executive OfficerExecutive Director Aug 2016
Ms Thorley has over 16 years' experience in the funds management industry and more than 22 years of financial accounting and corporate governance experience. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Asset Management (International) Pty Limited, Director of WAM Research Limited, WAM Active Limited, WAM Leaders Limited, WAM Microcap Limited, WAM Global Limited and WAM Strategic Value Limited. She is a Director and the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Future Generation Investment Company Limited and Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited Other current directorships held by Ms Thorley is a Director of WAM Active Limited (appointed July 2014), WAM Research Limited (appointed August 2014), Future Generation Investment Company Limited (appointed April 2015), WAM Leaders Limited (appointed March 2016), WAM Microcap Limited (appointed March 2017), WAM Global Limited (appointed February 2018), Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited (appointed March 2021) and WAM Strategic Value Limited (appointed March 2021)
Mr Lindsay Robert Mann Non-Executive Director Dec 2012
Mr Mann has more than 45 years' financial services experience. He was formerly Chairman of Premium Investors Pty Limited (formerly Premium Investors Limited). Prior to that Lindsay was CEO (Singapore) and Regional Head Asia for First State Investments, the Asian business of Colonial First State Global Asset Management. Prior to this, Lindsay was CEO of AXA Investment Managers in Hong Kong. Other current directorships held by Mr Mann is as an independent non-executive director and Chair of Uniting Ethical Investors Limited, an independent Director of WAM Leaders Limited (appointed March 2016), Wealth Defender Equities Pty Limited (appointed October 2018) and Century Australia Investments Pty Limited (appointed March 2019)
Dr Philippa Ryan Non-Executive Director Apr 2018
Dr Ryan is an experienced legal academic with experience in commercial law, corporate governance, finance and technology. Dr Ryan is an associate professor in the Australian National University's College of Law and program director of the ANU Master of Laws. She has authored books and articles on blockchain technology, digital economies, and crypto currencies. She is a non-executive director on the Board of Landers and Rogers, a member of the Standards Australia blockchain technical committee, and a member of ASIC's Fintech Advisory Committee. She was lead author of the ISO technical specification for smart contracts. She is a board member of Treasury's Audit Committee. Dr Ryan is a director of Landers and Rogers
Mr Matthew Pancino Non-Executive Director Sep 2020
Mr Pancino is a technology, operations and transformation executive with 30 years' experience gained in organisations within the communications, banking and funds management sectors. Matthew is currently a Director, Industry Solutions Practice Lead, Asia Pacific at Google LLC. Matthew has previously served as Chief Technology Officer for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group, Chief Executive Officer for Suncorp Business Services Group Executive - Operations and Chief Information Officer for Perpetual Limited and Head of Transformation at Telstra Corporation Limited. He has completed executive education at INSEAD and Stanford University School of Business.
Mr Jesse Michael Hamilton Joint Company Secretary Nov 2020
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Ms Linda Kiriczenko Joint Company Secretary Oct 2017
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Jesse Michael Hamilton Joint Company Secretary
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Linda Kiriczenko Joint Company Secretary
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Top Shareholders Data provided by Morningstar.

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Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 8,304,774 0.90%
EHJ Investments Pty Limited 5,823,188 0.70%
Netwealth Investments Limited 5,428,645 0.60%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Limited 3,891,227 0.40%
Mrs F Martin-Weber 2,170,000 0.30%
Seweta Pty Limited 2,100,000 0.20%
R & R Corbett Pty Limited 1,959,862 0.20%
Gold Tiger Equities Pty Limited 1,816,972 0.20%
Gasweld Pty Limited 1,760,158 0.20%
Nulis Nominees (Australia) Limited 1,539,773 0.20%
Alamo Holdings Limited 1,500,000 0.20%
Wilmar Enterprises Pty Limited 1,487,209 0.20%
Marbear Holdings Pty Limited 1,440,300 0.20%
Eneber Investment Company Limited 1,322,000 0.20%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 1,254,815 0.10%
Mr Louis Pierre Ledger 1,190,000 0.10%
All American Hotdog Pty Limited 1,117,300 0.10%
Resthaven Incorporated 1,101,747 0.10%
Southern Steel Investments Pty Limited 1,098,704 0.10%
Mr M A Maier & Mrs D Dagher 1,063,019 0.10%

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