Orica Share Price and Company Fundamentals

0.070 (0.465%)
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11.17 - 17.61

Last traded: Today at 5:10 AM

Orica Limited manufactures and sells commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining, quarrying, oil and gas, and construction markets in Australia, the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company provides bulk systems, wireless initiating systems, electronic blasting systems, initiating systems, packaged explosives, and blasting services to the surface and underground mining construction markets. It also offers mining chemical products, including cyanide sparges, emulsifiers, and sodium cyanide, as well as PRO services; and environmental monitoring and consultancy services for the construction and mining industries. In addition, the company provides chemical and mechanical earth control products, adhesives, and ground support equipment comprising steel bolts and plates, glass fiber reinforced polymer bolts, injectable chemicals and foams, mesh, resin capsules, cementitious grouts and coatings, pumps, soil anchoring systems, ballast bonding polymers, and accessories, as well as engineering services. Further, it offers geotechnical deformation and convergence monitoring solutions to the mining and civil industries; and nitrogen fertilizers, which include urea ammonium nitrate and ammonia. Orica Limited was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in East Melbourne, Australia.

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Primary activitiesOrica is the largest provider of commercial explosives and blasting systems to the mining and infrastructure markets, the global leader in the provision of ground support in mining and tunnelling, and the leading supplier of sodium cyanide for gold extraction.
Industry / SectorSpecialty Chemicals / Basic Materials
Full time employees13000
Mailing address1 Nicholson Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Phone / Fax61 3 9665 7111 / 61 3 9665 7937


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Orica paid $0.24 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 31 May 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 178.38%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.ORI dividend payout ratio is more than 90% making it difficult for the company to maintain the dividends and increase it year by year.

ORI's forward dividend amount is $0.24 and the forward dividend yield is 1.60%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Oct 2021, following are the company executives and directors listed on Orica.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Gulab Gandhi M.B.A.MD, CEO & Director541.28M
Mr. Christopher Roger Davis B.Com., C.A.Chief Financial Officer461.07M
Mr. Angus J. Melbourne B.E., B.Sc.Chief Technology Officer1.24M
Mr. James K. Bonnor (Econ, B.Com, B.Com., Mark)Group Exec., Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa and Interim Pres of North America1.47M
Mr. German Morales Baeza M.B.A., M.Sc.Group Exec. and Pres of Australia Pacific & Asia944k
Mr. Carlos Duarte B.Sc., M.B.A., MBAGroup Exec. of Manufacturing & Supply1.04M
Mr. Jeremy Smith B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Phil, M.MktgChief Scientist
Ms. Delphine Monica Cassidy F.A.C.I.D., M.B.AChief Communications Officer
Ms. Jennifer Haviland B.Com., CPAChief People Officer
Mr. Adam Luke Hall BCOMM, LLB (HONS), MBAChief Devel. Officer45

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Orica is 5.86B and its enterprise value is 7.86B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of ORI is 1.47.

The ORI's stocks Beta value is 0.59 making it 41% less volatile compared to ASX market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

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Orica (ASX:ORI) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Orica's Stock Symbol?

Orica trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "ORI".

2. What is Orica's stock price today?

One share of ORI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.11.

3. How can I contact Orica?

Orica's mailing address is 1 Nicholson Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 3 9665 7111.

4. What is Orica's official website?

The official website of Orica is http://www.orica.com.

5. Which share registry manages Orica's stock?

Orica's stock is managed by LINK MARKET SERVICES LIMITED.