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AST - AusNet Services Share Price

A$1.74 -0.1  -7.7%

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Large Cap
Market Cap £3.85bn
Enterprise Value £8.82bn
Revenue £1.11bn
Position in Universe 89th / 1911
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
1,834 1,919 1,882 1,910 1,862 1,978 1,986 1,989 +1.5%
+18.9 +24.2 -22.8 +14.4 -11.4 +10.2 +6.37 -13.8
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 September 2020, AusnetServices Ltd revenues increased 2% to A$1.04B. Net incomeincreased 31% to A$225.7M. Revenues reflect ElectricityDistribution segment increase of 4% to A$502M, GasDistribution segment increase of 4% to A$149.3M. Net incomebenefited from Loss on transactions not in a hedge increasefrom A$6.5M (expense) to A$16.1M (income), Other costsdecrease of 33% to A$14.5M (expense).
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Profile Summary

AusNet Services Ltd is an Australia-based company that operates an energy infrastructure business. The Company’s segments include Electricity distribution, Gas distribution, Electricity transmission and Mondo. The electricity distribution network carries electricity from the high voltage transmission network to end users, including metering. Its electricity distribution network covers eastern Victoria including the eastern metropolitan region of Melbourne. The gas distribution network carries natural gas to commercial and residential end users, including metering. Its gas distribution network covers central and western Victoria. Electricity transmission segment consists of the transmission lines and towers which carry electricity at high voltages from power generators to electricity distributors around Victoria. The Mondo business provides contracted infrastructure asset services and specialized technology solutions to enable energy data and asset intelligence services.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim September 30th, 2020
Incorporated December 11, 2014
Public Since December 14, 2005
No. of Shareholders: 16,022
No. of Employees: 1,700
Sector Utilities
Industry Electric Utilities & IPPs
Index S&P/ASX All Ordinaries , S&P/ASX 100 , S&P/ASX 200 , S&P/ASX 300 , S&P/ASX MidCap 50 , FTSE Developed Asia Pacific , FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Ex Japan ,
Exchange Australian Stock Exchange - SEATS
Shares in Issue 3,689,811,233
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Upcoming Events for AST
Wednesday 12th May, 2021
Full Year 2021 AusNet Services Ltd Earnings Release
Thursday 15th July, 2021
AusNet Services Ltd Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 11th November, 2021
Half Year 2022 AusNet Services Ltd Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for AusNet Services
What is the AusNet Services share price?

As of 7:10am, shares in AusNet Services are trading at A$1.74, giving the company a market capitalisation of £3.85bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the AusNet Services share price performed this year?

Shares in AusNet Services are currently trading at A$1.74 and the price has moved by -4.08% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the AusNet Services price has moved by -27.27% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for AusNet Services?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for AusNet Services, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for AusNet Services is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will AusNet Services next release its financial results?

AusNet Services is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-09-30
What is the AusNet Services dividend yield?

The AusNet Services dividend yield is 5.24% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does AusNet Services pay a dividend?

Last year, AusNet Services paid a total dividend of 0.1, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 5.24%. Looking ahead, AusNet Services has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does AusNet Services next pay dividends?

AusNet Services has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on AusNet Services shares is currently 5.24%.

How do I buy AusNet Services shares?

To buy shares in AusNet Services you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of AusNet Services?

Shares in AusNet Services are currently trading at A$1.74, giving the company a market capitalisation of £3.85bn.

Where are AusNet Services shares listed? Where are AusNet Services shares listed?

Here are the trading details for AusNet Services:

Country of listing: Australia
Exchange: ASX
Ticker Symbol: AST
What kind of share is AusNet Services?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, AusNet Services is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a AusNet Services share price forecast 2021?

Shares in AusNet Services are currently priced at A$1.74. At that level they are trading at 5.27% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering AusNet Services currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.087 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the AusNet Services share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like AusNet Services. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -15.55%. At the current price of A$1.74, shares in AusNet Services are trading at 1.94% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the AusNet Services PE Ratio?

The AusNet Services PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 19.92. The shares are currently trading at A$1.74.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of AusNet Services?

AusNet Services's management team is headed by:

Ralph Craven - NED
Peter Mason - NEC
Robert Milliner - LED
Chad Hymas - GMG
Geraldine Leslie - GMG
Alistair Parker - GMG
Heng Loon Chan - NED
Li Lequan - NED
Tony Narvaez - MDR
Paul Lynch - SEC
Prue Crawford-Flett - GMG
Mark Ellul - CFO
Naomi Kelly - GCN
Jon D'Sylva - GMG
Kent Barnes - GMG
Who are the major shareholders of AusNet Services?

Here are the top five shareholders of AusNet Services based on the size of their shareholding:

Temasek Holdings Pte. Ltd. Sovereign Wealth Fund
Percentage owned: 31.47% (1.20bn shares)
State Grid International Development Co., Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 19.12% (726.9m shares)
Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 1.71% (65.2m shares)
Schroder Asian Asset Income Fund A Acc HKD Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 1.71% (65.2m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 1.24% (47.2m shares)
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