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Australian Strategic Materials Ltd (ASM)

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ASM's Principal Activity is the mineral and strategic material processing.

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vs Sector (1yr) +196.08%
vs ASX 200 (1yr) +182.62%


Market Capitalisation
ASX Rank 255 of 2,319
Sector Rank 43 of 802

Key Fundamentals

Shares Issued
Sector Basic Materials
Similar Companies SLR / RRL / RMS
EPS -$0.007
DPS $0.00
NTA per share $0.00

Broker Consensus

ASM is not covered by a major broker, or data from most recent compilation was omitted due to not meeting QA guidelines.


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Corporate Overview

Australian Strategic Materials Ltd (ASM) is an integrated materials business and emerging “mine to manufacturer" producer of critical metals like rare earths, zirconium, niobium and hafnium. These metals are critical for advanced technologies in high-growth sectors, including electric vehicles, clean energy, healthcare and robotics. Current focus of the company is on Dubbo Project and recently patented metallisation process.

Incorporation Details

No incorporation details available.

Corporate Details

Head Office West Perth WA 6100
Registry Advanced Share Registry
Auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers
Date Listed 30 Jul 2020

Upcoming Calendar (Forecasted)

Date Event
12/11/2021 Report (Quarterly)
20/01/2022 Report (Quarterly)
28/04/2022 Report (Quarterly)
27/07/2022 Report (Quarterly)

Dividend History

DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.

Ex-Date Amount Franking Gross Type Payable
No dividends paid.

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Directors & Management

Directors & Management

Name Title Since Bio
Ms Julie Denise Jones Joint Company Secretary Aug 2021
Mr Dennis William Wilkins Joint Company Secretary May 2020
Mr David Graham Woodall Managing Director Feb 2020 Director Bio icon

Mr David Graham Woodall

Managing Director

Mr Woodall has over 30 years' experience in senior and corporate and executive roles in operations, project development and evaluations in the mineral resources industry including gold, copper, iron ore, and nickel. He has held senior positions in Australia, Fiji, Central Asia, Indonesia, China, PNG and North America. Prior to joining ASM, he was the CEO of an ASX listed Canadian-focussed base metals development company. Prior to that, Mr Woodall ran his own consultancy company, was the Executive General Manager, International Operations for Newcrest Mining and was the Director of Operations for Fortescue Metals Group.

Mr Gavin Murray Smith Non-Executive Director Dec 2017 Director Bio icon

Mr Gavin Murray Smith

Non-Executive Director

Mr Smith is a senior executive and has more than 35 years' experience in information technology, business development, and general management in a range of industries and sectors. As Chair and President of Robert Bosch Australia, Mr Smith has led the restructuring and transformation of the local Bosch subsidiary.

Mr Nicholas (Nic) Paul Earner Non-Executive Director Sep 2017 Director Bio icon

Mr Nicholas (Nic) Paul Earner

Non-Executive Director

Mr Earner has over 25 years' experience in technical and operational optimisation and management, and has held a number of executive roles in mining and processing. Mr Earner joined the Alkane Group as Chief Operations Officer in August 2013, with responsibility for the safe management of Alkane's operations at Tomingley and the Dubbo Project. Prior to his appointment as Alkane's Chief Operations Officer in August 2013 he spent four years at Straits Resources Ltd including two years as Executive General Manager - Operations, supervising in open cut and underground gold mines and an underground copper mine. During the eleven years before that he had various roles at Rio Tinto Coal Australia's Mount Thorley Warkworth coal mine and BHP/WMC Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold operations. Mr Earner's eight years at Olympic Dam included roles managing the Concentrator and Hydromet functions which included substantial milling, leaching and solvent extraction circuits. His other positions included Production Superintendent - Smelting, and Senior Engineer - Process Control, Instrumentation and Communications. Mr Earner sits on the board of Genesis Minerals Ltd as a non-executive Director.

Mr David Ian Chalmers Non-Executive Director Mar 2014 Director Bio icon

Mr David Ian Chalmers

Non-Executive Director

Mr Chalmers has worked in the mining and exploration industry for over 50 years, during which time he has had experience in all facets of exploration and mining through feasibility and development to the production phase. Mr Chalmers was Technical Director of Alkane until his appointment as Managing Director in 2006, overseeing the group's minerals exploration efforts across Australia and the development and operations of the Peak Hill Gold Mine (NSW). During his time as Chief Executive he steered Alkane through the discovery, feasibility, construction and development of the now fully operational Tomingley Gold Operations; the discovery and ultimate sale of the McPhillamys gold deposit; the recent discovery of the gold deposits immediately south of Tomingley and the porphyry gold-copper discovery at Boda. Mr Chalmers also managed the process development and marketing effort for the Dubbo Project, advancing it to the threshold of development.

Mr Ian Jeffrey Gandel Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Mar 2014 Director Bio icon

Mr Ian Jeffrey Gandel

Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director

Mr Gandel has experience in retail management and retail property. He has been a director of the Gandel Retail Trust and has had an involvement in the construction and leasing of Gandel shopping centres. He has previously been involved in the Priceline retail chain and the CEO chain of serviced offices. Through his private investment vehicles (which includes Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd), Mr Gandel has been an investor in the mining industry since 1994. Mr Gandel is also a shareholder and a director of Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd.

Director Transactions

ASM directors must report any change in shareholding to the ASX within 5 business days.

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Date Director Type Amount Price Value Notes
29/07/21 Nicholas (Nic) Earner Sell +575,499 $8.41 ($4,839,947) Off-market trade
29/07/21 David Chalmers Sell +122,484 $8.41 ($1,030,090) Off-market trade
23/04/21 Gavin Smith Issued 2,459 $4.80 $11,803 Rights issue
23/04/21 Gavin Smith Issued 2,283 $4.80 $10,958 Rights issue
23/04/21 David Chalmers Issued 76,040 $4.80 $364,992 Rights issue
23/04/21 David Chalmers Issued 5,217 $4.80 $25,041 Rights issue
23/04/21 David Woodall Issued 500 $4.80 $2,400 Rights issue
23/04/21 Ian Gandel Issued 2,105,611 $4.80 $10,106,932 Rights issue

Director Interests

The current holdings of ASM directors.

Director Last Notice Direct Shares Indirect Shares Options Convertibles
Nicholas (Nic) Earner 29/07/2021 150,000 N/A N/A N/A
David Chalmers 29/07/2021 78,248 1,018,101 N/A N/A
David Woodall 23/04/2021 N/A 7,500 N/A N/A
Gavin Smith 23/04/2021 34,233 36,884 N/A N/A
Ian Gandel 23/04/2021 N/A 31,584,110 N/A N/A

Shareholder Info

Top 20 Shareholders

Data supplied by Morningstar and accurate on Jul 28, 2020.

It's not possible to publish a real-time Top 20 Shareholder list. Companies are not obliged to report this data (with the exception of Substantial Shareholders above 5%). If a company chooses to publish the data, it's usually once a year in their Annual Report.

All data is manually compiled so there might be a delay between the Annual Report being published and the data appearing on Market Index (<7 days for ASX 300 and up to 30 days for micro-caps).

Name Shares Capital
Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd (i) 17,693,925 14.86%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 11,393,991 9.57%
Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd (ii) 6,840,668 5.75%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 4,909,170 4.12%
Chapelgreen Pty Ltd (Chapelgreen A/C) 3,955,710 3.32%
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 2,800,981 2.35%
Chapelgreen Proprietary Limit 1,744,289 1.47%
Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd (Abbotsleigh S/F A/C) 1,621,636 1.36%
Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd (iii) 1,350,000 1.13%
Fyvie Pty Ltd (Uthmeyer Family No 2 A/C) 1,148,942 0.97%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd (Ib Au Noms Retailclient Drp) 924,612 0.78%
Mr Patrick John Mchale 922,500 0.77%
Leefab Pty Ltd 844,302 0.71%
Kale Capital Corporation Ltd 803,754 0.68%
Nicholas Earner 725,499 0.61%
Mr David Hanbury Edmonds (David Edmonds S/F A/C) 594,438 0.50%
Milford Park Superannuation Pty Ltd (Milford Grove Superfund A/C) 578,288 0.49%
Mandel Pty Ltd (Mandel Super Fund A/C) 568,000 0.48%
Garrett Smythe Ltd 558,625 0.47%
S Maas Holdings Pty Limited (Shawn Maas Family A/C) 555,246 0.47%

Shareholder Distribution

As reported in the most recent Annual Report.

The most recent Annual Report didn't contain Shareholder Distribution data.

Substantial Shareholders

No Substantial Shareholders for ASM in our database.

Shareholders Buying

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

Date Name Bought Previous % New %
29-07-21 Chapelgreen Pty Ltd 2,408,915 5.66 7.16
06-04-21 Chapelgreen Pty Ltd 7,581,667 -- 5.66
06-04-21 FIL Limited and the entities 7,795,880 -- 5.82
01-04-21 Abbotsleigh Pty Ltd 2,105,611 24.76 22.64

Shareholders Selling

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

Date Name Sold Previous % New %
28-07-21 FIL Limited and the entities 7,795,880 5.82 --

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