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Fundamental Company Figures

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Market Cap $752.64 million
P/E Ratio 22.57
Dividend Yield 0.43%
Shares Outstanding 321.64 million
Earnings per share -0.018
Dividend per share 0.02
Year To Date Return -11.03%
Earnings Yield 4.43%
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
14 May 2021 $2.34 $-0.10 -4.10% 2,334,406 $2.44 $2.45 $2.32
13 May 2021 $2.44 $-0.12 -4.69% 2,863,915 $2.51 $2.55 $2.43
12 May 2021 $2.56 $-0.04 -1.54% 3,535,058 $2.59 $2.64 $2.53
11 May 2021 $2.60 $0.10 4.00% 3,583,703 $2.46 $2.60 $2.41
10 May 2021 $2.50 $0.13 5.49% 2,219,072 $2.40 $2.50 $2.40
07 May 2021 $2.37 $0.01 0.42% 1,084,041 $2.36 $2.41 $2.35
06 May 2021 $2.36 $-0.06 -2.48% 1,948,477 $2.40 $2.43 $2.34
05 May 2021 $2.42 $0.04 1.68% 1,343,408 $2.40 $2.43 $2.36
04 May 2021 $2.38 $0.03 1.28% 2,203,250 $2.39 $2.41 $2.35
03 May 2021 $2.35 $0.04 1.73% 2,271,686 $2.32 $2.37 $2.31
30 Apr 2021 $2.31 $-0.01 -0.43% 1,364,340 $2.31 $2.32 $2.28
29 Apr 2021 $2.32 $0.10 4.50% 2,415,150 $2.23 $2.33 $2.22
28 Apr 2021 $2.22 $-0.05 -2.20% 1,456,470 $2.27 $2.27 $2.20
27 Apr 2021 $2.27 $0.00 0.00% 883,136 $2.27 $2.30 $2.26
26 Apr 2021 $2.27 $0.02 0.89% 1,117,818 $2.26 $2.27 $2.23
23 Apr 2021 $2.25 $0.03 1.35% 1,224,922 $2.20 $2.26 $2.20
22 Apr 2021 $2.22 $-0.03 -1.33% 1,925,102 $2.22 $2.28 $2.19
21 Apr 2021 $2.25 $-0.04 -1.75% 2,599,353 $2.28 $2.28 $2.19
20 Apr 2021 $2.29 $0.06 2.69% 1,816,056 $2.23 $2.32 $2.21
19 Apr 2021 $2.23 $-0.05 -2.19% 1,227,924 $2.27 $2.29 $2.23
16 Apr 2021 $2.28 $0.03 1.33% 2,028,535 $2.25 $2.30 $2.24
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Director Transactions

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Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
29 Apr 2021 Timothy Netscher Buy 7 $16,707
29 Apr 2021 Daniel Lougher Buy 9 $19,999
29 Apr 2021 Natalia Streltsova Buy 8 $18,988
29 Apr 2021 Ian Macliver Buy 13 $29,998
29 Mar 2021 Timothy Netscher Buy 12 $24,960
29 Mar 2021 Daniel Lougher Buy 9 $20,682
11 Mar 2021 Yasmin Broughton Buy 9 $19,699
11 Mar 2021 Daniel Lougher Buy 10 $20,400
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 Natalia Streltsova Issued 38 $79
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
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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.
Name Shares Capital
HSBC Custody Nominees <Australia> Limited 85,511,507 31.21%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 47,321,382 17.27%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 31,052,796 11.33%
National Nominees Limited 14,346,169 5.24%
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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