ASX:AST - Ausnet Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started A$1.82 +0.01 (+0.55 %) (As of 05/23/2019 07:00 AM ET)Previous CloseA$1.80Today's RangeA$1.80 - A$1.8352-Week RangeA$1.51 - A$1.88Volume5.39 million shsAverage Volume4.86 million shsMarket Capitalization$6.63 billionP/E Ratio25.93Dividend Yield5.34%BetaN/A ProfileChartDividendHeadlinesOptions Chain Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email AusNet Services Ltd engages in energy delivery services business in Australia. The company operates through Electricity Distribution, Gas Distribution, Electricity Transmission, and Commercial Energy Services segments. The Electricity Distribution segment carries electricity from the high voltage transmission network to end users in eastern Victoria. The Gas Distribution segment carries natural gas to commercial and residential end users in central and western Victoria. The Electricity Transmission segment owns and manages an electricity transmission network, including transmission lines and towers, which carry electricity at high voltages from power generators to electricity distributors in Victoria. The Commercial Energy Services segment provides contracted infrastructure, metering, and asset intelligence services, as well as telecommunication solutions. It primarily serves customers operating in utility, renewables, and infrastructure sectors of electricity, water, gas, and rail. The company operates through an electricity distribution network of 60 zone substations and approximately 383,000 power poles serving 722,000 customers; an approximately 6,600 kilometers of transmission line, 53 terminal stations and switchyards, and 13,000 towers; and a gas distribution network of 11,400 kilometers serving 692,000 customers. The company was formerly known as SP AusNet Ltd. and changed its name to AusNet Services Ltd in August 2014. AusNet Services Ltd is headquartered in Southbank, Australia. Receive AST News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AST and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange ASX Industry Diversified Utilities Sub-IndustryN/A SectorUtilities Current SymbolASX:AST Previous SymbolASX:SPN CUSIPN/A CIKN/A Webhttp://www.ausnetservices.com.au/ Phone+61-3-96956000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio252.23 Current Ratio0.55 Quick Ratio0.40Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio25.93 Forward P/E Ratio25.93 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.86 billion Price / Sales3.56 Cash FlowA$0.10 per share Price / Cash Flow18.95 Book ValueA$0.90 per share Price / Book2.01Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net IncomeN/A Net MarginsN/A Return on EquityN/A Return on AssetsN/AMiscellaneous EmployeesN/A Outstanding Shares3,650,759,936Market Cap$6.63 billion Next Earnings DateN/A OptionableOptionable Ausnet Services (ASX:AST) Frequently Asked Questions What is Ausnet Services' stock symbol? Ausnet Services trades on the ASX under the ticker symbol "AST." How often does Ausnet Services pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Ausnet Services? Ausnet Services declared a Final dividend on Tuesday, May 14th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 27th will be given a dividend of 0.049 per share on Thursday, June 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.65%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 21st. View Ausnet Services' Dividend History. Has Ausnet Services been receiving favorable news coverage? News stories about AST stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Ausnet Services earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Ausnet Services' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Ausnet Services include SSE (SSE), Centrica (CNA), Genesis Energy (GNE), Infigen Energy (IFN), Atlantic Power (ATP), Maxim Power (MXG), Etrion (ETX), AFC Energy (AFC), ARHT Media (ART), Rurelec (RUR), Onenergy (OEG), Alaska Hydro (ALKHF), Mass Megawatts Windpower (MMMW), Syngas (SYS) and U.S. Geothermal (HTM). What other stocks do shareholders of Ausnet Services own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Ausnet Services investors own include Skechers USA (SKX), American Airlines Group (AAL), Nova Measuring Instruments (NVMI), Spark Energy (SPKE), Boot Barn (BOOT), AMAG Pharmaceuticals (AMAG), Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), Agios Pharmaceuticals (AGIO), Agenus (AGEN) and Advaxis (ADXS). Who are Ausnet Services' key executives? Ausnet Services' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Nino Ficca, Managing Director (Age 59)Mr. Adam Newman, Exec. GM & CFOMr. Mario Tieppo, Exec. Gen. Mang. of TechnologyMr. Chad Hymas, Exec. Gen. Mang. of Commercial Energy ServicesMr. Alistair Parker, Exec. Gen. Mang. of Regulated Energy Services What is Ausnet Services' stock price today? One share of AST stock can currently be purchased for approximately A$1.82. How big of a company is Ausnet Services? Ausnet Services has a market capitalization of $6.63 billion and generates $1.86 billion in revenue each year. What is Ausnet Services' official website? The official website for Ausnet Services is http://www.ausnetservices.com.au/. How can I contact Ausnet Services? Ausnet Services' mailing address is Level 31 2 Southbank Boulevard, Southbank Southbank, MELBOURNE, VIC 3006, Australia. The company can be reached via phone at +61-3-96956000. MarketBeat Community Rating for Ausnet Services (ASX AST)Community Ranking: 2.3 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 65 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 79 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 144MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Ausnet Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AST will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AST will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. 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