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western areas ltd (WSA) Snapshot

Open
A$3.67
Previous Close
A$3.61
Day High
A$3.86
Day Low
A$3.59
52 Week High
09/9/14 - A$5.30
52 Week Low
12/23/13 - A$2.23
Market Cap
879.2M
Average Volume 10 Days
1.6M
EPS TTM
A$0.13
Shares Outstanding
232.6M
EX-Date
09/24/14
P/E TM
28.4x
Dividend
A$0.07
Dividend Yield
1.89%
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western areas ltd (WSA) Details

Western Areas Ltd mines, processes, and sells nickel sulphide concentrates. The company develops high grade nickel mines; and explores for nickel sulphides, other base metals, and platinum group metals in Australia, Canada, and Finland. Its flagship property is the Forrestania nickel project located in Australia. The company’s principal properties also comprise three copper-gold and nickel-copper-PGE projects, including Hammaslahti, Outokumpu, and Enonkoski projects located in Finland. Western Areas Limited was founded in 1999 and is based in West Perth, Australia.

Founded in 1999

western areas ltd (WSA) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director, D...
Total Annual Compensation: A$1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: A$493.7K
General Manager of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: A$526.4K
Finance Director and Executive Director
Total Annual Compensation: A$803.7K
General Manager of Commercial
Total Annual Compensation: A$419.7K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

western areas ltd (WSA) Key Developments

Western Areas Ltd Wins Offtake Contract to Jinchuan Group

The Board of Western Areas Ltd. announced that following the company's competitive off take tender process, Jinchuan Group (Jinchuan) was successful in re-securing the tendered nickel concentrate sales contract. Whilst the commercial terms of the new contract are confidential, the company can confirm the following: Nickel concentrate will be sold on a Free on Board basis from the Esperance Port utilizing sealed shipping containers, consistent with the existing contract; contract term is for 2 years or the delivery of 26,000 tones of nickel contained in concentrate effective from December 2014, whichever is the earlier; and Nickel payability terms remain very favorable to Western Areas at the top end of present nickel concentrate market and reflect the premium characteristics of the nickel concentrate produced at Forrestania.

Western Areas Limited Announces Retirement of Robin Dunbar form the Board, Effective Jan. 15, 2015

Non-Executive Director, Mr. Robin Dunbar, has advised the Board of Western Areas that as part of the continued Board refresh process he will retire from the Board on 15 January 2015. This will coincide with Mr. Dunbar's tenth year on the Board.

Western Areas Limited, Annual General Meeting, Nov 20, 2014

Western Areas Limited, Annual General Meeting, Nov 20, 2014., at 15:00 W. Australia Standard Time. Location: Frasers Function Room 1. Agenda: To consider the annual financial report of the company for the financial year ended 30 June 2014; to consider election of independent non-executive director; to re-elect executive director; to adopt remuneration report; to re-approve the Western Areas Ltd performance rights plan; to issue performance rights to Daniel Lougher; and to issue performance rights to David Southam.

 

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