Santos Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.160 (-2.222%)
52 week
4.64 - 7.84

Last traded: Today at 5:10 AM

Santos Limited explores for, develops, produces, transports, and markets hydrocarbons for homes and businesses in Australia and Asia. Its five principal assets are located in the Cooper Basin, Queensland and NSW, Papua New Guinea, Northern Australia and Timor-Leste, and Western Australia. The company produces natural gas, such as liquefied petroleum gas, ethane, methane, coal seam gas, liquefied natural gas, shale gas, and condensate, as well as oil. Its proved plus probable reserves include 933 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was incorporated in 1954 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesGas and petroleum exploration and the production, treatment and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, condensate, naphtha and liquid petroleum gas; transportation by pipeline of crude oil.
Industry / SectorOil & Gas E&P / Energy
Full time employees2722
Mailing addressSantos Centre Ground Floor 60 Flinders Street Adelaide SA 5000 Australia
Phone / Fax61 8 8116 5000 / 61 8 8116 5050


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Santos paid $0.10 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 20 Aug 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 51.16%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.STO 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.

STO's forward dividend amount is $0.15 and the forward dividend yield is 2.11%. 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 Santos.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Kevin Thomas Gallagher B.E., B.Eng, MAICD, FIEAustMD, CEO & Director552.72M
Mr. Anthony Myles Neilson B.Com., M.B.A., MBA, BComm, CA, FFinChief Financial Officer1.08M
Mr. David Maxwell Banks B.A., M.B.A.Chief Operations Officer841.91k
Mr. Brett Kenneth Woods B.Sc.Exec. VP of Midstream Infrastructure & Low Carbon Operations897.51k
Mr. Robert Francis SimpsonExec. VP of Onshore Oil & Gas530.52k
Mr. Brett Anthony DarleyExec. VP of Offshore Oil & Gas53875.3k
Mr. Petter Undem M.B.A., M.Sc.Exec. VP of Commercial742.32k
Mr. Andrew Nairn B.CommGroup Exec. of Investor Relations
Mr. Angus Jaffray B.A., M.B.A., MBAExec. VP of People & Culture
Mr. Nick FoxHead of Environment & Access

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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 Santos is 15.37B and its enterprise value is 19.71B. The enterprise value to revenue ratio of STO is 5.23.

The STO's stocks Beta value is 1.85 making it 85% 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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Santos (ASX:STO) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Santos's Stock Symbol?

Santos trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "STO".

2. What is Santos's stock price today?

One share of STO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.04.

3. How can I contact Santos?

Santos's mailing address is Santos Centre Ground Floor 60 Flinders Street Adelaide SA 5000 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 8 8116 5000.

4. What is Santos's official website?

The official website of Santos is

5. Which share registry manages Santos's stock?

Santos's stock is managed by BOARDROOM PTY LIMITED.