South32 Ltd Company Profile (LON:S32)

About South32 Ltd (LON:S32)

South32 Ltd logoSouth32 Limited is a metals and mining company. The Company's segments include Worsley Alumina, which includes an integrated bauxite mine and alumina refinery in Western Australia; South Africa Aluminium, which includes an aluminum smelter in Richards Bay; Brazil Alumina, which includes an alumina refinery in Brazil; Mozal Aluminium, including an aluminum smelter in Mozambique; South Africa Energy Coal, including open-cut and underground energy coal mines and processing operations in South Africa; Illawarra Metallurgical Coal, which includes underground metallurgical coal mines in New South Wales; Australia Manganese, which produces manganese ore in the Northern Territory and manganese alloys in Tasmania; South Africa Manganese, which produces manganese ore and alloy in South Africa; Cerro Matoso, including an integrated laterite ferronickel mining and smelting complex in Colombia, and Cannington, including silver, lead and zinc mine in Queensland.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Integrated Mining
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:S32
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £9.8 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,319,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 172.63
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 164.62
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 107.50 - GBX 188.62
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 13.07
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £6.33 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.55
  • Book Value: GBX 1.88 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.98
  • EBIDTA: £1.49 billion
  • Average Volume: 4.43 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)

What is South32 Ltd's stock symbol?

South32 Ltd trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "S32."

How often does South32 Ltd pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for South32 Ltd?

South32 Ltd declared a dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 9th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.04 per share on Thursday, April 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 9th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View South32 Ltd's Dividend History.

Where is South32 Ltd's stock going? Where will South32 Ltd's stock price be in 2017?

10 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for South32 Ltd's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 90 to GBX 210. On average, they expect South32 Ltd's stock price to reach GBX 168.70 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for South32 Ltd.

Who are some of South32 Ltd's key competitors?

Who are South32 Ltd's key executives?

South32 Ltd's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Graham Kerr, Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, Executive Director
  • Brendan Harris, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mike Fraser, President, Chief Operating Officer of Africa
  • Ricus Grimbeek, President, Chief Operating Officer of Australia
  • Paul Harvey, Chief Transformation Officer
  • Nicole Duncan, Chief Legal Officer, Company Secretary
  • Melanie Williams, Additional Company Secretary
  • David Alexander Crawford, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Frank Charles Cooper, Non-Executive Independent Director
  • Xolani Humphrey Mkhwanazi Ph.D., Non-Executive Independent Director

How do I buy South32 Ltd stock?

Shares of South32 Ltd and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is South32 Ltd's stock price today?

One share of South32 Ltd stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 184.25.

MarketBeat Community Rating for South32 Ltd (LON S32)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  298 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  309 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  607
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about South32 Ltd and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for South32 Ltd (LON:S32) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 168.70

Analysts' Ratings History for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/21/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
7/21/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 180 -> GBX 170View Rating Details
7/21/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 160View Rating Details
7/14/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHoldGBX 190 -> GBX 175View Rating Details
7/3/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 200View Rating Details
6/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 180View Rating Details
6/8/2017Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHoldGBX 225 -> GBX 170View Rating Details
5/10/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 90View Rating Details
3/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 177View Rating Details
11/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 155View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
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Earnings Estimates for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.24 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for South32 Ltd (LON S32)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
Insider Trades by Quarter for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
Insider Trades by Quarter for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/3/2015Rumble,KeithInsiderBuy50,000GBX 69£34,500
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
Latest Headlines for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
DateHeadline logoSouth32 Ltd (LON:S32) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 25 at 11:28 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (LON:S32) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG - July 23 at 7:32 AM logoCitigroup Inc. Lowers South32 Ltd (S32) to Neutral - July 23 at 6:56 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (LON:S32) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC - July 23 at 12:34 AM logoThis big miner stumbled but it's still a buy in my book - Motley Fool Australia - July 20 at 7:25 AM logoALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 7 shares you missed - Motley Fool Australia - July 17 at 8:06 AM logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for South32 Ltd (S32) - July 16 at 9:40 AM logoHSBC Holdings plc Lowers South32 Ltd (S32) to Hold - July 16 at 8:36 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Receives Outperform Rating from Macquarie - July 3 at 4:01 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 30 at 11:04 AM logoTrilogy Metals Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Financial Results - PR Newswire (press release) - June 28 at 8:29 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) PT Raised to GBX 160 - June 25 at 10:02 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Earns Outperform Rating from Macquarie - June 19 at 10:40 PM logoThe South32 Ltd share price continues to sink lower - Motley Fool Australia - June 16 at 9:36 AM logoSouth32 Ltd. – Value Analysis (LONDON:S32) : June 13, 2017 - June 13 at 7:45 PM logoSouth32 Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : S32-GB : June 12, 2017 - June 12 at 8:11 AM logoJefferies Group LLC Downgrades South32 Ltd (S32) to Hold - June 8 at 9:10 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - June 5 at 9:36 AM logoOwning these 3 ASX blue chip shares could be dangerous to your wealth - May 28 at 8:02 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group LLC - May 15 at 6:34 AM logoBHP drops the "Billiton' in rebranding effort - May 14 at 7:13 PM logoSouth32's (S32) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Macquarie - May 14 at 2:52 PM logoCitigroup Inc Cuts South32 Ltd (S32) Price Target to GBX 180 - May 14 at 12:32 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - May 9 at 10:52 AM logoSouth32's (S32) Hold Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - May 7 at 6:58 PM logoSouth32's (S32) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Macquarie - May 6 at 10:02 PM logoALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Thursday: 8 shares you missed - May 4 at 8:57 AM logoSouth32's (S32) Overweight Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC - May 3 at 12:00 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Given New GBX 190 Price Target at Citigroup Inc - April 30 at 4:59 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) PT Raised to GBX 205 at HSBC Holdings plc - April 23 at 7:58 AM logoBarclays PLC Reiterates Overweight Rating for South32 Ltd (S32) - April 21 at 9:16 PM logoSouth32 Ltd. – Value Analysis (LONDON:S32) : April 20, 2017 - April 20 at 7:44 PM logoSouth32 drops plan to buy Peabody mine - MarketWatch - April 20 at 8:25 AM logoSouth32 Ltd. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : S32-GB : April 19, 2017 - April 19 at 9:27 AM logoSouth32's (S32) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at Barclays PLC - April 15 at 9:52 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital - April 15 at 1:02 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 14 at 11:06 AM logoWhy the BHP Billiton Limited share price went gangbusters this afternoon - April 10 at 9:19 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) PT Lowered to GBX 180 at BNP Paribas - April 9 at 1:51 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Given "Outperform" Rating at Macquarie - April 7 at 7:36 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Earns Buy Rating from Citigroup Inc - April 7 at 6:20 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Given New GBX 210 Price Target at Barclays PLC - April 5 at 6:36 AM logoHere’s why the Whitehaven Coal Ltd share price has rocketed higher today - April 4 at 12:16 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Rating Reiterated by Macquarie - April 3 at 4:25 AM logoMacquarie Reiterates Outperform Rating for South32 Ltd (S32) - April 1 at 1:36 PM logoMiner South32 to buy back $500 million of its shares - March 27 at 9:21 AM logoMiner South32 to buy back $500 million of its shares - Nasdaq - March 26 at 7:10 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Lowers South32 Ltd (S32) Price Target to GBX 153 - March 23 at 5:52 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Earns “Sell” Rating from Liberum Capital - March 13 at 10:48 PM logoS&P/ASX 200 closes lower Thursday: 9 shares you should have been watching - March 9 at 8:04 AM


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South32 Ltd (S32) Chart for Friday, August, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 8/18/2017 by Staff