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Market Cap $8.16 billion
P/E Ratio 4.49
Dividend Yield 11.30%
Shares Outstanding 1.32 billion
Earnings per share 1.371
Dividend per share 0.65
Year To Date Return 30.81%
Earnings Yield 22.29%
Franking 100%
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  • Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL)
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Yes. Yancoal paid twice-yearly unfranked dividends in 2019 and 2022, but made just one payout in 2020 and none in 2021. It does not offer a dividend reinvestment plan (DRP).

    Yancoal listed on the ASX on 28 June 2012.


    Yes. Yancoal is listed on both the ASX and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE: 3668).

    Dividend Payment History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
    12 Mar 2024 $0.3250 100.00% Final 30 Apr 2024
    05 Sep 2023 $0.3700 100.00% Interim 20 Sep 2023
    14 Mar 2023 $0.7000 100.00% Final 28 Apr 2023
    05 Sep 2022 $0.5271 0.00% Interim 20 Sep 2022
    15 Mar 2022 $0.2040 0.00% Special Cash 29 Apr 2022
    15 Mar 2022 $0.5000 0.00% Final 29 Apr 2022
    13 Mar 2020 $0.2121 0.00% Final 29 Apr 2020
    05 Sep 2019 $0.1035 0.00% Interim 20 Sep 2019
    08 Mar 2019 $0.1259 0.00% Special Cash 30 Apr 2019
    08 Mar 2019 $0.1596 0.00% Final 30 Apr 2019
    06 Sep 2018 $0.0030 0.00% Interim 21 Sep 2018

    YAL ASX Announcements

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    About Yancoal Australia Ltd

    Yancoal Australia Ltd (ASX: YAL) is a coal miner involved in identifying, developing, and operating coal-related projects in Australia. It has a diversified mix of metallurgical and thermal coal mines. It owns, operates, or participates in 11 coal mines across NSW, Queensland, and Western Australia.

    Yancoal’s NSW mines include Moolarben, Hunter Valley Operations, Mount Thorley Warkworth, Stratford-Duralie, Ashton, Austar, and Donaldson. Its Queensland mines include Yarrabee and the Middlemount Joint Venture. Yancoal also manages the Cameby Downs and Premier coal mines in Queensland and Western Australia respectively on behalf of  Yankuang Energy.

    The company's primary geographical markets include Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand. Yancoal is majority owned by Yankuang Energy Group Company Limited.

    YAL Share Price History Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Close Change % Change Volume Open High Low
    22 May 2024 $6.17 $0.02 0.33% 2,971,619 $6.16 $6.25 $6.15
    21 May 2024 $6.15 $0.05 0.82% 2,563,560 $6.11 $6.20 $6.10
    20 May 2024 $6.10 $0.14 2.35% 3,520,038 $5.97 $6.12 $5.94
    17 May 2024 $5.96 $0.08 1.36% 765,223 $5.91 $5.96 $5.88
    16 May 2024 $5.88 $0.01 0.17% 1,537,171 $5.90 $5.91 $5.81
    15 May 2024 $5.87 $-0.02 -0.34% 696,369 $5.90 $5.93 $5.86
    14 May 2024 $5.89 $-0.14 -2.32% 1,560,648 $6.03 $6.04 $5.85
    13 May 2024 $6.03 $0.08 1.34% 4,414,305 $5.95 $6.07 $5.89
    10 May 2024 $5.95 $0.08 1.36% 3,415,647 $5.87 $5.95 $5.84
    09 May 2024 $5.87 $0.01 0.17% 1,709,068 $5.90 $5.91 $5.81
    08 May 2024 $5.86 $0.09 1.56% 3,018,976 $5.80 $5.95 $5.78
    07 May 2024 $5.77 $0.06 1.05% 1,127,032 $5.77 $5.84 $5.69
    06 May 2024 $5.71 $0.01 0.18% 1,109,137 $5.74 $5.77 $5.65
    03 May 2024 $5.70 $0.07 1.24% 1,177,877 $5.65 $5.73 $5.64
    02 May 2024 $5.63 $0.09 1.62% 1,682,215 $5.56 $5.65 $5.56
    01 May 2024 $5.54 $-0.01 -0.18% 596,091 $5.54 $5.55 $5.48
    30 Apr 2024 $5.55 $0.06 1.09% 997,147 $5.46 $5.61 $5.44
    29 Apr 2024 $5.49 $0.03 0.55% 2,347,646 $5.49 $5.56 $5.42
    26 Apr 2024 $5.46 $-0.08 -1.44% 1,534,872 $5.55 $5.59 $5.45
    24 Apr 2024 $5.54 $-0.03 -0.54% 1,433,344 $5.59 $5.59 $5.50
    23 Apr 2024 $5.57 $-0.13 -2.28% 1,945,145 $5.70 $5.70 $5.55

    Director Transactions Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Date Director Type Amount Value Notes
    13 May 2024 Ning Yue Sell 120,000 $465,080
    As advised by the company. CNY, Buy-back
    14 Jul 2023 Yaomeng Xiao Issued 175,000 $834,750
    As advised by the company. Distribution of bonus shares to Yankuang Energy shareholders on the basis of five (5) bonus shares for every ten (10) shares held
    14 Jul 2023 Xiaolong Huang Issued 80,000 $381,600
    As advised by the company. Distribution of bonus shares to Yankuang Energy shareholders on the basis of five
    (5) bonus shares for every ten (10) shares held.
    01 Jun 2023 Ning Zhang Issued 65,833 $292,956
    Issue of securities. 1,32,695 Rights
    24 May 2023 Yaomeng Xiao Buy 51,000 $230,520
    Conversion of securities. In Chinese Yuan
    24 May 2023 Yaomeng Xiao Exercise 51,000 $230,520
    Conversion of securities. In Chinese Yuan
    24 May 2023 Qingchun Zhao Exercise 88,400 $399,568
    Conversion of securities. http://www.aspecthuntley.com.au/asxdata/20230609/pdf/02675011.pdf, CNY
    24 May 2023 Qingchun Zhao Buy 88,400 $399,568
    Conversion of securities. http://www.aspecthuntley.com.au/asxdata/20230609/pdf/02675011.pdf, cnY

    Directors & Management Data provided by Morningstar.

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    Name Title Start Date Profile
    Mr David James Moult Chief Executive Officer Jan 2018
    Mr Moult is an experienced CEO and company director with a career that spans over 40 years across the global mining and coal industries. During his tenure as a Yancoal director, he has been the chairman of the Health, Safety, Environment and Community Committee (6 February 2018 -current), a Member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committee (8 June 2018 - current) and a Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee (8 June 2018 - current). Mr Moult was previously the managing director and CEO of Centennial Coal Company Limited (Centennial) from 2011 to 2017, and then a non-executive director of Centennial from May 2017 until January 2018. Before being appointed as CEO at Centennial, he had held the position of a Chief operating officer from 1998 to 2011. Mr Moult previously held senior management positions at Joy Mining Machinery in the USA and Australia, RJB Mining PLC and British Coal in the UK. Mr Moult is a former director of the Minerals Council of Australia, former chairman and director of the New South Wales Minerals Council, former chairman and director of the Australian Coal Association Low Emissions Technology Ltd, and a former director of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group and the Port Kembla Coal Terminal. He is also a Member of the University of NSW Education Trust Advisory Committee. Mr Moult is also a current director of the following industry organisations: Coal Services Pty Ltd; Coal Mines Insurance Pty Ltd; and Mines Rescue Pty Ltd. Mr Moult is a director of various Yancoal subsidiaries.
    Mr Gregory James Fletcher Non-Executive DirectorCo-Vice Chairman Jun 2012
    Mr Fletcher was a Director of Gloucester Coal Ltd from June 2009. He was appointed as a Director of Yancoal after the merger of Yancoal and Gloucester Coal Ltd in June 2012. Mr Fletcher was elected as a Co Vice Chairman of Yancoal in 2018. Prior to 2009, Mr Fletcher was a senior partner of Deloitte for 16 years, during which he held many senior roles as well as working with major Australian listed companies with operations internationally, including the Asia Pacific region. He also worked closely with organisations in China, Indonesia and Mongolia to enhance governance practices.
    Dr Geoffrey (Geoff) William Raby Non-Executive Director Jun 2012
    Dr Raby was formerly Australia's Ambassador to the People's Republic of China from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, he was a Deputy Secretary in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Dr Raby has experience in international affairs and trade, having been Australia's Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (1998 to 2001), Australia's APEC Ambassador (2003 to 2005), Head of DFAT's Office of Trade Negotiations and Head of the Trade Policy Issues Division at the OECD, Paris. Between 1986 and 1991 he was Head of the Economic Section at the Australian Embassy, Beijing. He has been the Chair of DFAT's Audit Committee and served as an ex officio member of the Boards of Austrade and Export Finance and Insurance Corporation. He is Chair of Health, Safety, Environment And Community Committee & Member of Strategy And Development Committee.
    Ms Debra Anne Bakker Non-Executive Director Mar 2024
    Ms Bakker, has experience of precious metal, base metal and critical mineral mining, oil and gas development, shipping logistics, commodity trading and corporate financing. She currently sits on the Boards of X64 Ltd (ASX: X64), Transhipment Services Australia, IGO Ltd (ASX: IGO) and Auramet Trading LLC. During her career, Ms Bakker, held roles in banking and finance, including: Head of Metals and Mining Origination in Commonwealth Bank of Australias Natural Resources Division; Risk Advisory at Kiodex, a provider of energy risk management solutions; and positions with Standard Bank and Barclays in London and Sydney.
    Mr Yaomeng Xiao Non-Executive Director May 2022
    Mr Xiao, joined Yankuang Energy's predecessor in 1994. Mr Xiao was appointed as the director of the Safety Inspection Department of Dongtan Coal Mine of the Yankuang Energy in 2013, and the chairman and the general manager of Guizhou Wulunshan Coal Mining Company Limited in 2014. In 2016, he was appointed as the deputy general manager of Yankuang Guizhou Neng Hua Company Limited. In July 2018, he was appointed as the manager of Jining No. 3 Coal Mine of Yankuang Energy. In April 2020, he was appointed as the vice general manager of Yankuang Energy. In July 2021, he took office as the Secretary of the CPC Yankuang Energy Committee and the general manager of Yankuang Energy,and was appointed as the director of the Yankuang Energy in August 2021.
    Mr Changyi Zhang Non-Executive Director Apr 2023
    Mr Zhang started his career working at China Construction Bank in 1987 and joined China Cinda Asset Management Co., Ltd. in 1999. From 2008 to 2016, he served as the general manager of China Cinda Shandong Branch and the general manager of the Planning & Finance Department and the Finance & Accounting Department of China Cinda. In 2017, Mr. Zhang was appointed as the general manager of the Strategic Client Department IV of China Cinda, responsible for the overall work of the department, and led the completion of several overseas merger and acquisition investment. Mr. Zhang is also currently the Chairman of Hebei Xinhua Energy Technology Group Co. Ltd,. He has experience in financial management, business management, investment and financing. He is Member of Strategy And Development Committee.
    Mr Xiaolong Huang Non-Executive Director May 2023
    Mr Huang is the Director and Secretary of the Board of the Yankuang Energy. Mr. Huang joined the predecessor of Yankuang Energy in 1999 and became the Securities Affairs Representative of Yankuang Energy in 2006. In 2008 and 2012, he took office as the Deputy Director Level Secretary of the Board Secretariat of Yankuang Energy and the Deputy Director of the Board Secretariat successively. He served as the Director of the former Shandong Energy Equity Reform and Restructuring Office in 2013, and a Standing-Director of the Board Secretariat of Shandong Energy in August 2020. In July 2021 and August 2021, he became the Secretary of the Board of Yankuang Energy and a Director of Yankuang Energy successively. He is Member of Health, Safety, Environment And Community Committee & Strategy And Development Committee.
    Mr Gang Ru Non-Executive Director May 2023
    Mr Gang Ru joined China New Technology Venture Capital Corporation in July 1994, and was appointed as the Head of the Capital Market Research Center of Cvic Software Engineering Co., Ltd. in September 2000. From 2002 to 2008, he served as the Director and the Secretary to the Board of Directors of Shandong TV-NET Medium Development Co., Ltd. Mr Ru acted as the Supervisor, Chief Financial Officer and the External Director of Zibo Mining Group Co.,Ltd from 2008 to 2015. Mr Ru served as the Chief Financial Officer and External Director of Shandong Energy from 2015 to 2022. Mr Ru was appointed as the Deputy General Manager of Shandong Energy in March 2022. Mr. Mr Ru has experience in financial and capital management, corporate management, investment and financing. He is Chair of Strategy & Development Committee.
    Mr Ning Yue Non-Executive Director Sep 2023
    Mr Yue has more than 20 years of experience in coal mining operations and management. Mr Yue joined the predecessor company of Yankuang Energy Group Company Limited in 2000, and has held several senior roles during his career, including Head of the Safety Technology Section of the Jinjitan Project Department of Nantun Coal Mine, Chief Engineer of the Jinjitan Coal Mine and subsequently General Manager of the Jinjitan Coal Mine. Mr Yue is also a director of Shaanxi Future Energy Chemical Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of Yankuang Energy, and Deputy General Manager of Yankuang Energy. He is member of Health, Safety, Environment And Community Committee.
    Ms Laura Ling Zhang Company Secretary
    Ning (Kevin) Su Chief Financial Officer
    Laura Ling Zhang Company Secretary

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    New Zealand Depository Nominee 832,759 0.37%
    FNZ Custodians Limited 811,495 0.36%
    Manhattan Trustee Limited 683,000 0.31%
    Forsyth Barr Custodians Limited 545,708 0.24%
    Peter William Burilin 540,839 0.24%
    Shu Wen Chiang 534,861 0.24%
    Carla Ingrid Brockman 336,300 0.15%
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    Geoffrey Peter Scowcroft 307,809 0.14%
    Investment Custodial Services Limited 307,063 0.14%
    Shih Ting Huang 306,719 0.14%
    Hobson Wealth Custodian Limited 265,601 0.12%