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AST Statistics

27 August

75 / 2,333

ASX Size Rank

1yr Return

vs Sector (1yr)

-2.24%

vs ASX 200 (1yr)

-15.26%

$5.82 billion

Market Cap

Share Issue

3.61 billion

All Ords (%)

0.30%

Short Sold

1.4%

Current Fundamentals

27 August

19.9

PE Ratio

EPS ($)

0.081

Earnings Yield

5.02%

NTA ($)

0.83

5.75%

Dividend Yield

DPS ($)

0.0925

Gross Div. Yield

5.75%

Gross DPS ($)

0.0925

Company Overview

AusNet Services (AST, formerly SP AusNet) is engaged in the diversified energy infrastructure business in Australia. AST operates Victoria's primary electricity transmission network and electricity distribution network in eastern Victoria plus a gas distribution network in western Victoria. AST has four main divisions, including Electricity Distribution, Gas Distribution, Electricity Transmission and Select Solution.

Former Names
SP AusNet (SPN), 04/08/2014

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Corporate Details

Head Office: Southbank
Managing Director: Nino Ficca
GICS Sub-Industry: Electric Utilities
Date Listed: 14 Dec 2005
Registry: Computershare
Similar Companies: MCY / SKI / GNE / IFT

Upcoming Calendar

14 Nov 2018 Report (Interim)
14 Nov 2018 Report (Interim)
13 May 2019 Report (Prelim)
14 Jun 2019 Report (Annual)

Dividend History

Ex-Date Amount Franking Type Payable
22/05/2018 $0.0462 0% Final 28/06/2018
20/11/2017 $0.0463 0% Interim 21/12/2017
24/05/2017 $0.054 0% Final 27/06/2017
24/11/2016 $0.044 50% Interim 22/12/2016
19/05/2016 $0.0427 100% Final 22/06/2016
20/11/2015 $0.0427 100% Interim 24/12/2015
21/11/2014 $0.0418 52.63% Interim 24/12/2014
26/05/2014 $0.0418 33.33% Final 27/06/2014

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Announcements

Date Heading Pages File Size Time

Broker Consensus

The buy, hold and sell recommendations from Australian stockbroking firms are combined to form a "broker consensus". See the Consensus Data posts for more information.

HOLD

27/08/18

2

BUY

6

HOLD

2

SELL

Broker Consensus data compiled by Market Index.

Directors & Management

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Name Title Since Bio
Dr Nora Lia Scheinkestel Non-Executive Director Nov 2016
Mr Peter Edward Mason Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman Mar 2016
Dr Ralph Howard Craven Non-Executive Director Jan 2014
Mr Nino Ficca Managing Director May 2005
Ms Sally Marie Farrier Non-Executive Director Jan 2014
Mr Jianxing Sun Non-Executive Director Jan 2014
Mr Robert Milliner Non-Executive Director Jul 2015
Mr Chee Meng Tan Non-Executive Director May 2016
Mr Alan Heng Loon Chan Non-Executive Director May 2018
Ms Claire Hamilton Executive General Manager - Governance, Company Secretary Sep 2016
ADAM NEWMAN Executive General Manager, Chief Financial Officer N/A
CHAD HYMAS Executive General Manager, Commercial Energy Services N/A
GERALDINE LESLIE Executive General Manager, People, Safety & Customer N/A
ALISTAIR PARKER Executive General Manager, Regulated Energy Services N/A
MARIO TIEPPO Executive General Manager, Technology N/A
MATT GUTHRIDGE Executive General Manager, Strategy & Transformation N/A

Director Transactions

About the Data

AST directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.

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Date Director Type Amount Price Value Notes
27/07/18 Nino Ficca Issued 1,139,944 $1.620 $1,846,709 Issue of securities.
25/07/18 Alan Heng Loon Chan Buy +50,000 $1.565 $78,240 On-market trade.
20/06/18 Alan Heng Loon Chan Sell -173,947 $1.550 ($269,617) On-market trade.
18/06/18 Ralph Craven Buy +29,000 $1.573 $45,617 On-market trade.
14/06/18 Nino Ficca Sell -635,420 $1.540 ($978,546) On-market trade.
21/05/18 Nino Ficca Exercise 635,420 $1.655 $1,051,620 Conversion of securities.
21/05/18 Nino Ficca Expiry 104,302 $1.655 $172,619 As advised by the company.
21/05/18 Nino Ficca Buy +635,420 $1.655 $1,051,620 Conversion of securities.
18/05/18 Nora Scheinkestel Buy +30,124 $1.645 $49,553 On-market trade.
17/05/18 Chee Tan Buy +100,000 $1.675 $167,500 On-market trade.
20/12/17 Sally Farrier Buy +54,100 $1.834 $99,240 On-market trade.
29/08/17 Nora Scheinkestel Buy +17,302 $1.715 $29,672 On-market trade.
09/08/17 Chee Tan Buy +50,000 $1.630 $81,500 On-market trade.
02/08/17 Nino Ficca Issued 1,068,282 $1.640 $1,751,982 Issue of securities.
30/05/17 Nino Ficca Buy +276,000 $1.700 $469,200 On-market trade.
06/12/16 Ralph Craven Buy +21,000 $1.462 $30,712
01/12/16 Peter Mason Buy +100,000 $1.460 $146,000
01/12/16 Peter Mason Buy +100,000 $1.460 $146,000
24/11/16 Sally Farrier Buy +67,700 $1.465 $99,180
22/11/16 Nora Scheinkestel Buy +26,642 $1.485 $39,563
22/07/16 Nino Ficca Issued 692,585 $1.740 $1,205,097
31/05/16 Nino Ficca Buy +374,000 $1.560 $583,440
24/12/15 Kee Ng Issued 5,761 $1.450 $8,353
24/07/15 Nino Ficca Issued 739,722 $1.320 $976,433
05/06/15 Nino Ficca Buy +150,000 $1.450 $217,500

Shareholder Distribution

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Holding Size 1 - 1,000 1,001 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 100,000 100,001 and over Total Shareholders
No. of Shareholders 1,592 4,109 2,691 5,124 265 13,781

Top 20 Shareholders

About the Data

Name Shares Capital
Singapore Power International Pte Ltd 1,124,061,844 31.10%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 748,145,948 20.70%
State Grid International Australia Development Company Limited 719,255,007 19.90%
JP Morgan Nominees Australia Limited 257,478,457 7.12%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 209,628,882 5.80%
The Central Depository (Pte) Limited 118,786,330 3.29%
National Nominees Limited 72,540,768 2.01%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd 26,049,937 0.72%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 20,406,724 0.56%
Ioof Investment Management Limited 17,916,030 0.50%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd 12,192,508 0.34%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 10,970,570 0.30%
Bainpro Nominees Pty Limited 5,974,071 0.17%
Cpu Share Plans Pty Ltd 5,958,915 0.16%
Amp Life Limited 4,557,401 0.13%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited A/C 2 4,268,408 0.12%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 3,390,754 0.09%
Ioof Investment Management Limited 2,943,329 0.08%
Powerwrap Limited 2,717,345 0.08%
Aotearoa Investment Company Pty Limited 2,049,785 0.06%
All other shareholders 6.77 %


The Top 20 Shareholders of AST hold 93.23% of shares on issue.

AST Share Price History

Date Close Change % Change Open High Low Volume Turnover

AST Historical Data

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Year Closing Price (30 June) Last Trade
2018 $1.605 29 June
2017 $1.735 28 June
2016 $1.64 28 June
2015 $1.395 30 June

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Company Details

Principal Activity: Electricity distribution, gas distribution and electricity transmission and select solutions.

Incorporated: --

Level 31, 2 Southbank Bvd
Southbank VIC 3006

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