Spark New Zealand Limited Share Price and Company Fundamentals

0.080 (1.606%)
52 week
4.425 - 5.5

Last traded: Yesterday at 4:00 AM

Spark New Zealand Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications and digital services in New Zealand. It offers telecommunications, information technology, media, and other digital products and services, including mobile services; voice services; broadband services; internet sports streaming services; cloud, security, and service. The company also provides IT infrastructure, business cloud, business and outsourced telecommunications, software, big data analytics, data center, and international wholesale telecommunications services. In addition, it offers local, national, and international telephone and data services; finance products; group insurance products; and mobile phone repair services. Further, the company retails telecommunications products and services; and distributes equipment. It serves consumers, households, small businesses, government, and large enterprises. The company was formerly known as Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited and changed its name to Spark New Zealand Limited in August 2014. Spark New Zealand Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Company profile

Industry / Sector Telecom Services / Communication Services
Full time employees 4921
Mailing address Spark City Level 2 167 Victoria Street West Auckland 1010 New Zealand
Phone / Fax 64 4 471 1638 /


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Spark New Zealand Limited paid $0.26 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 16 Mar 2023.The dividend payout ratio is 43.94%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.SPK 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.

SPK's forward dividend amount is $0.27 and the forward dividend yield is 5.34%. 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 Apr 2023, following are the company executives and directors listed on Spark New Zealand Limited.

Name Title Age Total Pay
Ms. Jolie Hodson CEO & Exec. Director 2.21M
Mr. Stefan Knight Fin. Director
Mr. Mark Beder Chief Operating Officer
Chante Mueller Head of Investor Relations
Ms. Melissa Anastasiou Gen. Counsel 50
Ms. Leela Gantman Corp. Relations & Sustainability Director
Mr. Matthew Bain Marketing Director
Ms. Heather Polglase People, Culture & Ways of Working Director
Mr. Jeff Latch Head of Spark Sport
Ms. Heather Graham Chief Exec. Officer of CCL

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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 Spark New Zealand Limited is and its enterprise value is .

The SPK's stocks Beta value is 0.15 making it 85% less volatile compared to NZX 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.

Spark New Zealand Limited (NZX:SPK) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Spark New Zealand Limited's Stock Symbol?

Spark New Zealand Limited trades on NZX under the ticker symbol "SPK".

2. What is Spark New Zealand Limited's stock price today?

One share of SPK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $5.06.

3. How can I contact Spark New Zealand Limited?

Spark New Zealand Limited's mailing address is Spark City Level 2 167 Victoria Street West Auckland 1010 New Zealand. The company can be reached via phone at 64 4 471 1638.

4. What is Spark New Zealand Limited's official website?

The official website of Spark New Zealand Limited is