Austal Limited (ASB) - Research

$3.195 0.055 (1.75%)

ASB General Information +

GICS Sub-Industry Aerospace & Defense
Market Cap ($M) 1,127
Current Price $3.195
Day High $3.225
Day Low $3.150
Last Close $3.140
Price Movement $0.05 ( 1.75% )
Prices as at 11:10, 19 Jun 2019
+Security prices are delayed by at least 20 minutes and are indicative only.

ASB Company Overview

Business Description

Austal Limited (ASB) is an Australian shipbuilder and global defence contractor which designs constructs and sustains commercial and defence vessels. ASB delivers primarily all aluminium monohull, catamaran and trimaran commercial vessel platforms - including trimaran ferry and multiple defence programs such as the Littoral Combat Ship and Expeditionary Fast Transport for the United States Navy. The business units comprise of ships, systems, and support.

ASB Financial Summary

Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2020 F 0.00 16.00 10.80% 19.70 7.00 2.20% 0.0%
2019 F 0.00 14.40 28.50% 21.80 6.50 2.10% 0.0%
2018 A 39.03 11.20 134.80% 15.70 5.00 2.80% 0.0%

ASB Peer Comparison

Company Mkt Cap EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
2018 A 2019 F 2020 F 2018 A 2019 F 2020 F 2018 A 2019 F 2020 F
Austal (ASB) $1,115M 1.3480 0.2848 0.1084 28.2143 21.9597 19.8119 1.58% 2.06% 2.22%

ASB Market Comparison

Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
Company 0.77 22.00 2.01 1.14
Market 0.88 17.10 1.49 1.65
Sector 0.56 16.10 1.44 1.14

ASB Directors

Name Position Start Date
Mr David Patrick Alexander Singleton Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director 21 Dec 2011
Mr Christopher Charles Indermaur Non-Executive Director 19 Oct 2018
Mr Charles Roland Giles Everist Non-Executive Director 8 Nov 2013
Mr James (Jim) White McDowell Non-Executive Director 31 Dec 2014
Mrs Sarah Adam-Gedge Non-Executive Director 25 Aug 2017
Mr John Rothwell Non-Executive Director, Non-Executive Chairman 9 Oct 1987

ASB Management

Name Position
Patrick Gregg Chief Operating Officer Australia and Asia
Adrian Strang Company Secretary
Greg Jason Group Chief Financial Officer
Craig Perciavalle President USA

ASB Substantial Shareholders

Holding Name
116,239,193 (33.13%) HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited
52,636,106 (15%) J P Morgan Nominees Australia Limited
44,929,159 (12.81%) Citicorp Nominees Pty Ltd
32,807,692 (9.35%) Austro Pty Ltd
22,217,132 (6.33%) National Nominees Limited

ASB Calendar of Events

Date Event
27 February 2020 Report (Interim)
29 August 2019 Report (Annual)
29 August 2019 Report (Prelim)

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