ALG's Principal Activity is the invest in and operate leisure and entertainment businesses in Australia and the United States of America.
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|Volume (4w avg)|
|vs Sector (1yr)||+184.82%|
|vs ASX 200 (1yr)||+200.24%|
|ASX Rank||447 of 2,297|
|Sector Rank||46 of 135|
Ardent Leisure Group (ALG) is an owner and operator of leisure and entertainment assets across Australia and the United States. ALG's business segment includes US Entertainment Centres and Australian Theme parks.
Incorporated By Trust Deed in NSW dated 06/02/1998. Name changed to Macquarie Leisure Trust on 03/08/1999. Name changed to Macquarie Leisure Trust Group (MLE) on 23/06/2003. Code changed to Ardent Leisure Group (AAD) on 1/9/2009.
DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.
|No dividends paid.|
See Upcoming Dividends for all ASX companies.
|Mr Chris Todd||General Counsel,Company Secretary||Jan 2021|
|Dr Gary Hilton Weiss||Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman||Sep 2017||
Dr Gary Hilton Weiss
Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman
Dr Weiss is the Executive Director of Ariadne Australia Limited. He is Chairman of Ridley Corporation Limited and Estia Health Limited and a Non-Executive Director of Thorney Opportunities Limited and The Straits Trading Company Limited. Dr Weiss is also a Commissioner of the Australian Rugby League Commission. He was formerly Chairman of ClearView Wealth Limited and Coats Plc, a former executive director of Whitlam, Turnbull & Co and Guinness Peat Group plc and sat on the board of Westfield Holdings Limited, Premier Investments Ltd, Pro-Pac Packaging Limited and a number of other public companies. Dr Weiss has also been part of managing businesses with operations in regions including Europe, China and India and is familiar with investments across a range of industries, corporate finance and private equity type deals. He was a former director of Tag Pacific Limited (From 1 October 1998 to 31 August 2017). He is Chair of the Safety & Risk Review Committee, Chair of the Dreamworld Committee and a Member of the Risk Committee and Main Event Committee.
|Mr Carl Bradford (Brad) Richmond||Non-Executive Director||Sep 2017||
Mr Carl Bradford (Brad) Richmond
Mr Richmond has 37 years experience in finance, operations and strategy planning in the full-service restaurant industry in North America. He recently held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Darden Restaurants Inc. Prior to this position, he held a number of other roles at Darden including Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller and Senior Vice President, Brand Financial Leader at Darden brands. Before Darden, he was a senior auditor with Price Waterhouse & Co. He is Chair of the Main Event Committee, a Member of the Risk Committee.
|Mr Randy Garfield||Non-Executive Director||Aug 2017||
Mr Randy Garfield
Mr Garfield has had spend over 30 years working in senior executive roles specialising in global marketing and sales, sponsorship development and sales operations. As Executive Vice President of Sales & Travel Operations at Walt Disney Parks & Resorts, he led the sales, convention services, resort contact centres and distribution marketing efforts for the Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Paris, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, Adventures by Disney, Aulani-a Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii and Golden Oak. Throughout his 20+ year Disney career, he also served as President of Walt Disney Travel Company. Prior to Disney, he also served as Vice President of Sales for Universal Studios Hollywood starting in 1986. He moved to Orlando in summer 1989 as Executive Vice President of Marketing and Sales/Chief Marketing Officer and led the business through its pre-opening launch and for the following three years during which he also served in a role on the team which formulated the expansion plan including a second theme park as well as hotels and a massive retail, dining and entertainment complex. His current directorships include Rocky Mountaineer, US Travel Association (Previously Chairman) and Destination Canada. Previous board roles include Brand USA, Visit California, Visit Florida and Visit Orlando where he served as the Chair. He is an inductee into the US Travel Hall of Leaders. He is a Member of the Safety & Risk Review Committee, Dreamworld Committee and Main Event Committee.
|Mr Geoff Richardson||Chief Financial Officer,Interim Chief Executive Officer||Jul 2017|
|Mr Edward David Haslingden||Non-Executive Director,Lead Independent Director||Jul 2015||
Mr Edward David Haslingden
Non-Executive Director,Lead Independent Director
Mr Haslingden brings to the Board international business experience, in North America and Europe. He is a director and shareholder of Blue Ant Media Inc. He is also Chairman of the Australian Geographic Society. Previously, he was Chairman and a non-executive director of Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited, President and Chief Operating Officer of Fox Networks Group and Chief Executive of Fox International Channels. He is a Member of the Safety & Risk Review Committee and the Dreamworld Committee. He is also Chair of the Dreamworld Wildlife Foundation.
|John Osborne||CEO - Theme Parks||N/A|
|Darin Harper||Group Chief Financial Officer||N/A|
|Chris Morris||President and CEO - Main Event||N/A|
ALG directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.
See Director Transactions for all ASX companies.
|17/03/21||Carl Richmond||Buy||+251,550||$0.798||$200,736||On-market trade|
|10/03/21||Carl Richmond||Buy||+190,000||$0.644||$122,322||On-market trade|
|02/03/21||Gary Weiss||Buy||+500,000||$0.629||$314,500||On-market trade|
|20/11/19||Randy Garfield||Buy||+30,000||$1.18||$35,400||On-market trade|
|15/11/19||Gary Weiss||Sell||+25,205,509||$1.18||($29,742,501)||Ceased association with an entity|
|30/08/19||Edward Haslingden||Buy||+192,307||$1.03||$198,076||On-market trade|
|24/06/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+1,091,375||$1.022||$1,115,276||On-market trade|
|13/06/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+2,500,000||$1.128||$2,818,750||On-market trade|
|29/05/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+2,000,000||$1.24||$2,480,000||On-market trade|
|15/05/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+2,200,000||$1.245||$2,739,000||On-market trade|
|10/05/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+4,000,000||$1.245||$4,980,000||On-market trade|
|17/04/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+1,400,000||$1.24||$1,736,000||On-market trade|
|15/04/19||Gary Weiss||Buy||+1,864,397||$1.18||$2,199,988||On-market trade|
|11/04/19||Edward Haslingden||Buy||+171,673||$1.17||$200,857||On-market trade|
|08/04/19||Carl Richmond||Buy||+261,550||$1.15||$300,783||On-market trade|
|31/08/18||Gary Weiss||Issued||1,460,399||$1.953||$2,852,451||Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)|
The current holdings of ALG directors.
|Director||Last Notice||Direct Shares||Indirect Shares||Options||Convertibles|
A substantial shareholder is a person or entity that owns 5% or more of the voting shares in a company. Shares can be held through multiple entities, so the Substantial Shareholders list differs from the Top 20 Shareholders list.
Shareholding changes less than 1% do not require notification to the market. When all “Last Notice” dates are identical, it suggests that no (or minimal) change has occurred since the most recent Annual Report.
|Name||Last Notice||Total Shares||Shares Held (%)|
|Portfolio Services Pty Limited||25/08/2020||45,344,317||9.45|
|Wilson Asset Management Group||11/06/2021||32,483,687||6.77|
|Yarra Management Nominees Pty Ltd||12/04/2021||61,085,831||12.73|
12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.
|Date||Name||Bought||Previous %||New %|
|11-06-21||Wilson Asset Management Group||6,593,986||5.40||6.77|
|06-05-21||Wilson Asset Management Group||25,889,701||--||5.40|
|12-04-21||Yarra Management Nominees Pty Ltd||61,085,831||--||12.73|
|12-10-20||Commonwealth Bank of Australia and its related bodies corporate||24,072,606||--||5.02|
12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.
|Date||Name||Sold||Previous %||New %|
|12-04-21||Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings,Inc and its Subsidiaries||59,713,842||12.45||--|
|07-12-20||Commonwealth Bank of Australia and its related bodies corporate||24,072,606||5.02||--|
|11-11-20||Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings,Inc and its Subsidiaries||5,494,053||13.59||12.4|