Western Areas Share Price and Company Fundamentals

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Western Areas Limited mines for, processes, and sells nickel sulphide concentrates and other base metals in Australia. It holds a 100% interest in the Forrestania project located in Western Australia. Western Areas Limited was incorporated in 1999 and is based in West Perth, Australia.

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Company profile

Primary activitiesMining & exploration
Industry / SectorOther Industrial Metals & Mining / Basic Materials
Mailing address2 Kings Park Road Level 2 West Perth WA 6005 Australia
Phone / Fax61 8 9334 7777 / 61 8 9486 7866


More: Western Areas Dividend history, yield and payout ratio

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Western Areas paid $0.01 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 17 Sept 2020.The dividend payout ratio is 0.00%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.WSA 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.

WSA's forward dividend amount is $ and the forward dividend yield is . 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 Western Areas.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Daniel Richard Lougher B.Sc., M.Sc., Msc. EngMD, CEO & Exec. Director611.18M
Mr. Joseph Belladonna B.Bus, CPACFO & Company Sec.696.59k
Mr. Wyn JonesGen. Mang. of Operations573.53k
Mr. Leonard LauGen. Mang. of Corp. Devel.
Mr. Graeme GribbinGen. Mang. of Exploration
Mr. Duncan SutherlandGM of Forrestania Nickel Operations & Exec. Director

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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 Western Areas is and its enterprise value is .

The WSA's stocks Beta value is 1.28 making it 28% 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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Western Areas (ASX:WSA) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Western Areas's Stock Symbol?

Western Areas trades on ASX under the ticker symbol "WSA".

2. What is Western Areas's stock price today?

One share of WSA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.85.

3. How can I contact Western Areas?

Western Areas's mailing address is 2 Kings Park Road Level 2 West Perth WA 6005 Australia. The company can be reached via phone at 61 8 9334 7777.

4. What is Western Areas's official website?

The official website of Western Areas is https://www.westernareas.com.au.

5. Which share registry manages Western Areas's stock?