Santos Share Price and Company Fundamentals

0.070 (0.997%)
52 week
6.05 - 8.855

Last traded: Yesterday at 6:10 AM

Santos Limited explores for, develops, produces, transports, and markets hydrocarbons for homes and businesses in Australia and the Asia Pacific. 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 also holds an asset in Alaska; and engages in the development of carbon capture and storage technologies. In addition, it produces natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, ethane, methane, coal seam gas, liquefied natural gas, shale gas, and condensate, as well as oil. The company's proved plus probable reserves include 1676 million barrels of oil equivalent. Santos Limited was incorporated in 1954 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.

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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 employees3786
Mailing addressSantos Centre Ground Floor 60 Flinders Street Adelaide SA 5000 Australia
Phone / Fax61 8 8116 5000 / 61 8 8116 5050

Annual reports

Published onReport
15 Feb 20222021 Annual Report


More: Santos Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Santos paid $0.16 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 22 Aug 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 29.30%. 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 $0.23 and the forward dividend yield is 3.21%. 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 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Santos.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Kevin Thomas Gallagher B.Eng, FIEAust, MAICDMD, CEO & Director564.43M
Mr. David Maxwell Banks B.A., B.E., M.B.A.Chief Operations Officer1.13M
Mr. Brett Kenneth Woods B.Sc.Pres of Midstream & Clean Fuels1.15M
Mr. Anthony Myles Neilson B.Com., BComm, CA, FFin, M.B.A., MBAChief Commercial Officer1.38M
Mr. Brett Anthony DarleyPres of Upstream Oil & Gas541.19M
Ms. Anthea Lynne McKinnellChief Financial Officer
Mr. Andrew Nairn B.CommGroup Exec. of Investor Relations
Ms. Jodie Hatherly B.A., L.L.B.Gen. Counsel & Company Sec.
Mr. Angus Jaffray B.A., M.B.A., MBAExec. VP of People, Culture & Transformation
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 and its enterprise value is .

The STO's stocks Beta value is 1.57 making it 57% 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 $7.09.

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?