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: £9.88 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 5,204,757,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 183.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 168.46
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 135 - GBX 196.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 8.29
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £7.19 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.37
  • Book Value: GBX 1.97 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.96
  • EBIDTA: £2.25 billion
  • Average Volume: 3.98 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 announced a dividend on Thursday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 14th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.06 per share on Thursday, October 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 14th. This is an increase from South32 Ltd's previous dividend of $0.04. The official announcement can be accessed 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 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for South32 Ltd's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 90 to GBX 210. On average, they anticipate South32 Ltd's share price to reach GBX 173.70 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 189.75.

MarketBeat Community Rating for South32 Ltd (LON S32)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  310 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  337 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  647
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, 7 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.10)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 173.70

Analysts' Ratings History for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/14/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 190View Rating Details
9/12/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 160 -> GBX 170View Rating Details
8/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 170 -> GBX 200View Rating Details
8/25/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeNeutralGBX 170 -> GBX 190View Rating Details
8/24/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellGBX 90View Rating Details
7/21/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
7/14/2017HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHoldGBX 190 -> GBX 175View Rating Details
6/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 180View Rating Details
3/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 177View Rating Details
11/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 155View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 forward)


Earnings History for South32 Ltd (LON:S32)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by


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. :S32-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : September 18, 2017 - September 19 at 7:24 AM logoALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 5 shares you missed - September 18 at 6:17 AM logoMacquarie Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for South32 Ltd (S32) - September 15 at 12:32 PM logoSouth32 to Acquire Additional Shares in Arizona Mining - MarketWatch - MarketWatch - September 15 at 8:29 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - September 13 at 9:30 AM logoAustralia shares scale three-week high, financials, materials gain; NZ turn down - September 12 at 9:24 AM logoThe South32 Ltd share price just hit another 52-week high - September 7 at 8:38 AM logoCan the Galaxy Resources Limited share price climb higher? - Motley Fool Australia - September 4 at 6:23 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Given "Sell" Rating at Liberum Capital - August 27 at 3:04 PM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Cut to "Neutral" at Citigroup Inc. - August 27 at 7:36 AM logoSouth32's (S32) "Outperform" Rating Reaffirmed at Macquarie - August 27 at 6:50 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Price Target Increased to GBX 180 by Analysts at Deutsche Bank AG - August 27 at 6:10 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Price Target Raised to GBX 200 at Jefferies Group LLC - August 26 at 9:58 PM
News IconMETALS-China nickel futures near half-yr peak on supply woes - Business Insider - August 26 at 2:51 AM logoSouth32 Ltd (S32) Raises Dividend to $0.06 Per Share - August 25 at 3:32 PM logoMETALS-China nickel futures near half-yr peak on supply woes - Reuters - August 24 at 12:27 PM logoResults in: Is the South32 Ltd share price in the buy zone? - Motley Fool Australia - August 24 at 12:27 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for South32 Ltd (S32) - August 21 at 6:44 AM 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


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South32 Ltd (S32) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/26/2017 by Staff