Sims Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.430 (-3.069%)
52 week
12.09 - 22.8

Last traded: Today at 6:10 AM

Sims Limited engages in buying, processing, and selling ferrous and non-ferrous recycled metals in Australia, Bangladesh, China, Turkey, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through six segments: North America Metals, Investment in SA Recycling, Australia/New Zealand Metals, UK Metals, Global Trading, and Sims Lifecycle Services. It is involved in the collection, processing, and trading of iron and steel secondary raw materials; and other metal alloys and residues, principally aluminum, lead, copper, zinc, and nickel bearing materials. The company also engages in the provision of environmentally responsible solutions for the disposal of post-consumer electronic products, such as information technology assets recycled for commercial customers; and environmentally responsible recycling of negative value materials, including electrical and electronic equipment. In addition, it provides secondary processing and other services comprising recycling of municipal curbside materials, stevedoring, and other sources of service. Sims Limited was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Mascot, Australia.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesGlobal metal recycling and innovative recycling solutions.
Industry / SectorSteel / Basic Materials
Full time employees4071
Mailing address189 O’Riordan Street Level 9 Mascot NSW 2020 Australia
Phone / Fax61 2 8113 1600 / 61 2 8113 1622


More: Sims Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Sims paid $0.91 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 04 Oct 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 24.02%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SGM dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

SGM's forward dividend amount is $1 and the forward dividend yield is 7.14%. 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 Sep 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Sims.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Alistair Field M.B.A., MBAGroup CEO, MD & Director575.03M
Mr. Stephen John MikkelsenGroup Chief Financial Officer573.36M
Mr. Stephen SkurnacGroup Chief Devel. Officer2.8M
Mr. John GlydeGlobal Chief Operating Officer of Sims Metal2.28M
Ms. Ana MeteloDirector of Investor Relations & Company Sec.
Ms. Elise GautierGroup Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
Ms. Gretchen Johanns B.A., J.D.Group Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
Réal Hamilton-RomeoGlobal Head of Communications & Marketing
Mr. M. Bradley BakerGroup Chief HR Officer
Mr. Robert ThompsonGlobal Chief Commercial Officer - Sims Metal

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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 Sims is and its enterprise value is .

The SGM's stocks Beta value is 1.40 making it 40% more 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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Sims (ASX:SGM) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Sims's Stock Symbol?

Sims trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "SGM".

2. What is Sims's stock price today?

One share of SGM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.58.

3. How can I contact Sims?

Sims's mailing address is 189 O’Riordan Street Level 9 Mascot NSW 2020 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 2 8113 1600.

4. What is Sims's official website?

The official website of Sims is

5. Which share registry manages Sims's stock?

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