Orica Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.340 (-2.293%)
52 week
12.35 - 17.22

Last traded: Last Friday at 5:10 AM

Orica Limited manufactures, distributes, and sells commercial blasting systems, mining and tunnelling support systems, and various chemical products and services in Australia, Peru, the United States, and internationally. The company provides 4D bulk explosives systems, packaged explosives, initiating systems, boosters, and seismic explosive ranges; technical services and solutions; and supplementary services. It also offers automation solutions, including Avatel, a machine equipped with underground development charging system; and secondary breakage and hang up blasting, a tele-remote blasting solution. In addition, the company provides mining chemical products, such as cyanide sparges, emulsifiers, and sodium cyanide, as well as PRO services; digitally enabled benchmarks and insights at various stages of the blasting process; and nitrogen fertilizers, which includes urea ammonium nitrate and ammonia. Further, it offers resources to explore the use of chemical energy in blasting, blasting fundamentals, and properties of explosives and blasting principles; training courses; and geotechnical deformation and convergence monitoring solutions. The company serves surface coal, surface metal, iron ore, quarrying, underground mining and construction, construction, civil infrastructure, oil and gas, and agriculture markets. Orica Limited was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in East Melbourne, Australia.

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Primary activities Orica 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 / Sector Specialty Chemicals / Basic Materials
Full time employees 12000
Website https://www.orica.com
Mailing address 1 Nicholson Street East Melbourne VIC 3002 Australia
Phone / Fax 61 3 9665 7111 / 61 3 9665 7937


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Orica paid $0.35 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 18 Nov 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 85.09%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.ORI dividend payout ratio is between 70-90%. The lower dividend payout ratio is preferrable since it provides company margin to grow the dividends in future.

ORI's forward dividend amount is $0.35 and the forward dividend yield is 2.34%. 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 Dec 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Orica.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Mr. Sanjeev Kumar Gulab Gandhi M.B.A. MD, CEO & Exec. Director 55 2.59M
Mr. Angus J. Melbourne B.E., B.Sc. Chief Technology Officer 1.54M
Mr. Christopher Roger Davis B.Com., C.A. Exec. Officer 47 1.22M
Ms. Leah Barlow Pres of SHES, Discrete Manufacturing & Supply 863.2k
Ms. Kim Kerr C.A. Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jeremy Smith B.Sc. (Hons.), M.Phil, M.Mktg Chief Scientist
Ms. Delphine Monica Cassidy F.A.C.I.D., M.B.A, M.B.A. Chief Communications Officer
Ms. Jennifer Haviland B.Com., CPA Chief People Officer
Mr. James K. Bonnor (Econ, B.Com, B.Com., Mark) Pres of Europe, Middle East & Africa
Mr. German Morales Baeza M.B.A., M.Sc. Pres of Australia Pacific

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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 and its enterprise value is .

The ORI's stocks Beta value is 0.62 making it 38% 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 $14.49.

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 https://www.orica.com.

5. Which share registry manages Orica's stock?

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