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STO - Santos Share Price

A$6.85 -0.3  -4.3%

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Large Cap
Market Cap £8.41bn
Enterprise Value £11.17bn
Revenue £2.83bn
Position in Universe 36th / 1851
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52w High -18.3%
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Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
3,636 2,442 2,594 3,198 3,773 4,186 3,428 3,998 +2.9%
+10.2 -83.5 -78.4 +610.7 +166 +3.0 -50.7 +72.5
Balance Sheet
FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, Santos Ltdrevenues decreased 15% to $1.73B. Net loss totaled $289Mvs. income of $388M. Revenues reflect Operating Segment -WA Gas decrease of 34% to $274M. Net loss reflects Netimpairment on oil and gas assets increase from $31M to$669M (expense). Basic Earnings per Share excludingExtraordinary Items decreased from $0.19 to -$0.14.
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Profile Summary

Santos Limited is a natural gas company. The Company is engaged in the exploration, development, production and sales of natural gas both onshore and offshore. The Company produces liquid petroleum gas (LPG), ethane, methane, Coal seam gas (CSG), Liquefied natural gas (LNG), shale gas, condensate and oil. The Company's segments comprise its five key assets/operating areas: Cooper Basin; Gladstone LNG (GLNG); Papua New Guinea (PNG); Northern Australia, and Western Australia (WA) gas. The Company operates in Australia and Asia. Its Other Assets include East Coast Australia Gas, Western Australia oil, Victoria and onshore Northern Territory. The Cooper Basin produces natural gas, gas liquids and crude oil. GLNG produces LNG for export to global markets from the LNG plant at Gladstone. The Company's business in Papua New Guinea is centered on the PNG LNG Project. In Northern Australia, Santos has interest in the Bayu-Undan/Darwin LNG Project (DLNG).

Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated March 18, 1954
Public Since October 1, 1954
No. of Shareholders: 105,653
No. of Employees: 2,178
Sector Energy
Industry Oil & Gas
Index S&P/ASX 50 , S&P/ASX All Ordinaries , S&P/ASX 100 , S&P/ASX 200 , S&P/ASX 300 , FTSE Developed Asia Pacific , FTSE Developed Asia Pacific Ex Japan ,
Exchange Australian Stock Exchange - SEATS
Shares in Issue 2,083,077,353
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Wednesday 17th February, 2021 Estimate
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Frequently Asked Questions for Santos
What is the Santos share price?

As of 5:10am, shares in Santos are trading at A$6.85, giving the company a market capitalisation of £8.41bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Santos share price performed this year?

Shares in Santos are currently trading at A$6.85 and the price has moved by -19% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Santos price has moved by -19.15% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Santos?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Santos, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 5 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Santos is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Santos next release its financial results?

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

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the Santos dividend yield?

The Santos dividend yield is 0.96% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Santos pay a dividend?

Last year, Santos paid a total dividend of 0.05, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 0.96%. Looking ahead, Santos has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Santos next pay dividends?

Santos has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Santos shares is currently 0.96%.

How do I buy Santos shares?

To buy shares in Santos 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 Santos?

Shares in Santos are currently trading at A$6.85, giving the company a market capitalisation of £8.41bn.

Where are Santos shares listed? Where are Santos shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Santos:

Country of listing: Australia
Exchange: ASX
Ticker Symbol: STO
What kind of share is Santos?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Santos 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 Santos share price forecast 2021?

Shares in Santos are currently priced at A$6.85. At that level they are trading at 1.05% premium to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Santos currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.171 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Santos 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 Santos. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been 16.69%. At the current price of A$6.85, shares in Santos are trading at 29.35% 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 Santos PE Ratio?

The Santos PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 7.43. The shares are currently trading at A$6.85.

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 Santos?

Santos's management team is headed by:

Hock Goh - NID
Bill Ovenden - EVP
Yasmin Allen - NID
Brett Woods - EVP
Kevin Gallagher - CEO
Guy Cowan - NID
Anthony Neilson - CFO
Vince Santostefano - EVP
Angus Jaffray - EVP
Naomi James - EVP
Keith Spence - NEC
David Banks - EVP
Brett Darley - EVP
Guan Yu - NED
Petter Undem - EVP
Who are the major shareholders of Santos?

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

United Faith Ventures, Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 10.07% (209.7m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 4.87% (101.4m shares)
Great Multitude Ltd. Corporation
Percentage owned: 4.8% (100.0m shares)
BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 2.47% (51.6m shares)
Vanguard Total International Stock Index Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 1.22% (25.4m shares)
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