Woodside Petroleum Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-0.350 (-1.125%)
52 week
19.15 - 34.6

Last traded: Today at 6:10 AM

Woodside Petroleum Ltd engages in the exploration, evaluation, development, production, marketing, and sale of hydrocarbons in Oceania, Asia, Canada, Africa, and internationally. The company produces liquefied natural gas, pipeline natural gas, condensate, liquefied petroleum gas, and crude oil. It holds interests in the Greater Browse, Greater Sunrise, Greater Pluto, Greater Exmouth, North West Shelf, Wheatstone, Julimar-Brunello, Canada, Senegal, Greater Scarborough, and Myanmar projects. Woodside Petroleum Ltd was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesManagement and operation of hydrocarbon development, production, transportation and marketing; operator of the North West Shelf Gas Project and Pluto LNG in Western Australia; exploration and development of gas, oil and condensate reserves.
Industry / SectorOil & Gas E&P / Energy
Full time employees3684
Mailing addressMia Yellagonga 11 Mount Street Perth WA 6000 Australia
Phone / Fax61 8 9348 4000 / 61 8 9214 2777


More: Woodside Petroleum Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Woodside Petroleum paid $1.35 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 24 Feb 2022.The dividend payout ratio is 20.42%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.WPL 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.

WPL's forward dividend amount is $1.87 and the forward dividend yield is 6.02%. 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 May 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Woodside Petroleum.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Ms. Marguerite Eileen O'Neill B.Sc., M.Sc.CEO, MD & Director1.95M
Ms. Fiona Hick B.E.Exec. VP Operations733.72k
Mr. Shaun Gregory B.Sc., BSc (Hons), MBTExec. VP of Sustainability & CTO913.84k
Mr. Graham Clifford Tiver FCPAExec. VP & CFO
Ms. Julie Fallon M.B.E.Acting Sr. VP of Corp. & Legal
Mr. Mark Abbotsford BEC, M.B.A.VP of Marketing, Trading & Shipping
Ms. Jacky Connolly B.Com.VP of People & Global Capability
Dr. Robert Edwardes B.Sc., BSc (Eng), Ph.D.Exec. VP of Devel.
Mr. Daniel Stuart Kalms B.E., M.B.A.Sr. VP of Merger Integration Planning
Dr. Tom Ridsdill-Smith B.Sc., Ph.D.Sr. VP of Climate

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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 Woodside Petroleum is and its enterprise value is .

The WPL's stocks Beta value is 1.18 making it 18% 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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Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Woodside Petroleum's Stock Symbol?

Woodside Petroleum trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "WPL".

2. What is Woodside Petroleum's stock price today?

One share of WPL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.76.

3. How can I contact Woodside Petroleum?

Woodside Petroleum's mailing address is Mia Yellagonga 11 Mount Street Perth WA 6000 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 8 9348 4000.

4. What is Woodside Petroleum's official website?

The official website of Woodside Petroleum is

5. Which share registry manages Woodside Petroleum's stock?

Woodside Petroleum's stock is managed by COMPUTERSHARE INVESTOR SERVICES PTY LIMITED.