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Fundamental Company Figures

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Market Cap $635.40 million
P/E Ratio 19.96
Dividend Yield 0.87%
Shares Outstanding 275.07 million
Earnings per share 0.115
Dividend per share 0.02
Year To Date Return -23.76%
Earnings Yield 5.01%
Franking 100%

Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA) Latest News

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Dividend Payment History

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Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
17 Sep 2020 $0.0100 100.00% Final 09 Oct 2020
12 Mar 2020 $0.0100 100.00% Interim 03 Apr 2020
12 Sep 2019 $0.0200 100.00% Final 04 Oct 2019
13 Sep 2018 $0.0200 100.00% Final 05 Oct 2018
14 Sep 2017 $0.0200 100.00% Final 06 Oct 2017
08 Sep 2015 $0.0400 100.00% 08 Oct 2015
25 Mar 2015 $0.0300 100.00% 10 Apr 2015
24 Sep 2014 $0.0400 100.00% Final 10 Oct 2014
26 Mar 2014 $0.0100 100.00% Interim 11 Apr 2014
08 Mar 2013 $0.0200 100.00% Interim 04 Apr 2013
17 Sep 2012 $0.0600 30.00% Final 12 Oct 2012
08 Mar 2012 $0.0500 0.00% Interim 04 Apr 2012
12 Sep 2011 $0.1500 0.00% Final 03 Oct 2011
09 Sep 2010 $0.0300 0.00% Final 01 Oct 2010
09 Mar 2010 $0.0300 0.00% Interim 31 Mar 2010
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Yearly Dividend Payment Chart

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About Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA)

Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA) (formerly Western Areas NL) is an Australia-based nickel producer. Western Areas owns the Forrestania Nickel Project, along with development projects in Canada and Finland.

The company has two of the highest-grade nickel producing mines in the world, Flying Fox and Spotted Quoll. Western Areas also has a 100% interest in Bioheap Ltd, a patented bacterial leaching technology.

Western Areas shares first listed on the ASX in 2000, and now make up part of the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO). Western Areas shares sit under the Diversified Metals and Mining sub industry.

Share Price History

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Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
01 Dec 2020 $2.31 $0.06 2.67% 2,261,538 $2.23 $2.34 $2.23
30 Nov 2020 $2.25 $-0.04 -1.75% 4,393,208 $2.31 $2.32 $2.25
27 Nov 2020 $2.29 $0.03 1.33% 1,427,863 $2.26 $2.30 $2.23
26 Nov 2020 $2.26 $0.05 2.26% 3,473,513 $2.21 $2.28 $2.20
25 Nov 2020 $2.21 $0.03 1.38% 4,669,536 $2.22 $2.29 $2.19
24 Nov 2020 $2.18 $0.04 1.87% 2,847,934 $2.17 $2.19 $2.14
23 Nov 2020 $2.14 $0.03 1.42% 1,198,466 $2.13 $2.17 $2.12
20 Nov 2020 $2.11 $0.02 0.96% 1,352,666 $2.10 $2.12 $2.07
19 Nov 2020 $2.09 $0.00 0.00% 2,321,546 $2.08 $2.11 $2.06
18 Nov 2020 $2.09 $-0.01 -0.48% 4,654,346 $2.11 $2.14 $2.09
17 Nov 2020 $2.10 $0.04 1.94% 4,803,227 $2.08 $2.14 $2.08
16 Nov 2020 $2.07 $0.02 0.98% 179,832 $2.05 $2.08 $2.05
13 Nov 2020 $2.05 $0.00 0.00% 3,635,207 $2.03 $2.09 $2.00
12 Nov 2020 $2.05 $0.05 2.50% 4,420,207 $2.02 $2.09 $1.97
11 Nov 2020 $2.00 $0.05 2.56% 6,722,455 $1.97 $2.02 $1.93
10 Nov 2020 $1.95 $-0.06 -2.99% 4,112,841 $2.06 $2.09 $1.95
09 Nov 2020 $2.01 $0.03 1.52% 4,384,314 $1.99 $2.04 $1.99
06 Nov 2020 $1.98 $0.04 2.06% 3,618,854 $1.96 $1.99 $1.94
05 Nov 2020 $1.94 $-0.01 -0.51% 3,823,247 $1.94 $1.96 $1.90
04 Nov 2020 $1.95 $-0.01 -0.51% 4,382,309 $1.96 $1.99 $1.92
03 Nov 2020 $1.96 $0.07 3.70% 4,370,732 $1.91 $1.97 $1.90
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Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
24 Nov 2020 Daniel Lougher Issued 343 $749,745
05 Nov 2020 Ian Macliver Buy 5 $9,638
02 Nov 2020 Daniel Lougher Buy 10 $19,857
09 Oct 2020 Daniel Lougher Issued 2 $5,172
09 Oct 2020 Craig Readhead Issued 96 $199
09 Oct 2020 Ian Macliver Issued 175 $363
09 Oct 2020 Timothy Netscher Issued 160 $332
09 Oct 2020 Timothy Netscher Issued 34 $70
15 Sep 2020 Timothy Netscher Buy 7 $17,175
08 Sep 2020 Daniel Lougher Sell 75 $174,750
04 Aug 2020 Daniel Lougher Exercise 210 $519,045
04 Aug 2020 Daniel Lougher Expiry 210 $519,045
04 Aug 2020 Daniel Lougher Buy 210 $519,045
03 Apr 2020 Daniel Lougher Issued 2 $3,702
03 Apr 2020 Craig Readhead Issued 111 $199
03 Apr 2020 Timothy Netscher Issued 38 $68
03 Apr 2020 Timothy Netscher Issued 47 $84
31 Mar 2020 Timothy Netscher Buy 17 $32,300
30 Mar 2020 Natalia Streltsova Buy 8 $14,480
20 Mar 2020 Daniel Lougher Buy 10 $17,800
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Directors & Management

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Name Title StartDate Profile
Mr Ian Alexander Macliver Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman Oct 2011
Mr Craig Leslie Readhead Non-Executive Director Jun 2014
Mr Daniel Richard Lougher Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director May 2008
Ms Yasmin Broughton Non-Executive Director Oct 2020
Mr Timothy Carl Netscher Non-Executive Director Aug 2014
Mr Richard James Yeates Non-Executive Director Oct 2009
Dr Natalia Streltsova Non-Executive Director Jan 2017
Mr Joseph (Joe) Belladonna Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary May 2008
Joseph (Joe) Belladonna Chief Financial Officer,Company Secretary
W Jones General Manager Operations
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Top Share Holders

Data provided by Morningstar.
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Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 31,052,796 11.33%
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Northmead Holdings Pty Ltd <The Greenwell Family A/C> 6,400,000 2.34%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 5,045,912 1.84%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 4,008,206 1.46%
Bell Potter Nominees Ltd <Bb Nominees A/C> 2,487,659 0.91%
HSBC Custody Nominees <Australia> Limited Gsco Eca 2,413,114 0.88%
UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 2,058,385 0.75%
Zero Nominees Pty Ltd 1,786,944 0.65%
AMP Life Limited 1,261,451 0.46%
Brazil Farming Pty Ltd 1,000,000 0.36%
Farjoy Pty Ltd 1,000,000 0.36%
HSBC Custody Nominees <Australia> Limited A/C 2 832,140 0.30%
Neweconomy Com Au Nominees Pty Limited <900 Account> 819,409 0.30%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 713,157 0.26%
Mr Alan Robert Greenwell + Mrs Margaret Eleanor Greenwell 692,500 0.25%
Bogdanis Nominees Pty Ltd <Bogdanis Nom Super Fund A/C> 679,000 0.25%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited <Nt Comnwlth Super Corp A/C> 541,012 0.20%
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