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Uniti Group Ltd (UWL)

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UWL's Principal Activity is the provision of telecommunications services: Wholesale & Infrastructure; Specialty Services; and Consumer & Business Enablement.

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ASX Rank 127 of 2,415
Sector Rank 9 of 91

Key Fundamentals

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Sector Communication Services
Similar Companies VOC / CNU / NEC
EPS $0.079
DPS $0.00
Book Value Per Share $1.21

Broker Consensus

Breakdown 5 Buy · 4 Hold · 0 Sell
Recommendation Buy
Last Updated 09/05/22


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Corporate Overview

Uniti Group Limited (UWL, formerly Uniti Wireless Limited) is a provider of telecommunications services, with three pillars of growth each of which operates as a separate business units: Wholesale & Infrastructure (W&I), Consumer & Business Enablement (CBE) and Specialty Services. The group operates in Australia.

Incorporation Details

No incorporation details available.

Corporate Details

Head Office Adelaide SA 5000
Website www.unitigrouplimited.com
Registry BoardRoom
Auditor Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Date Listed 13 Feb 2019

Upcoming Calendar (Forecasted)

Date Event
23/08/2022 Report (Prelim)
23/08/2022 Report (Annual)
21/02/2023 Report (Interim)

Dividend History

DPS and Yield calculations use the Pay Date.

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

See Upcoming Dividends for all ASX companies.

Directors & Management

Directors & Management

Name Title Since Bio
Ms Ashe-lee Jegathesan Chief Operating Officer,Company Secretary Mar 2020
Mr Vaughan Garfield Bowen Executive Director Mar 2019

Mr Vaughan Garfield Bowen

Executive Director

Mr Bowen is a business builder, M&A practitioner & philanthropist. He is the founder of ASX100 telecommunications company M2 Group (which became part of Vocus Group, following a merger in 2016). During the M2 journey, Mr Bowen led the identification, negotiation and acquisition of more than 30 companies. In 2012 Vaughan founded, seeded and for 8 years served as Chairman of the Telco Together Foundation, the Australian telco industry's only united charitable entity, endorsed by the federal government's Department of Communications. TTF has raised millions of dollars for various disadvantaged communities and implemented national programs for the benefit of the not-for-profit sector as a whole, including on-bill donations, workplace giving and skilled volunteering. Vaughan continues to serve as a TTF non-executive Director and benefactor.

Mr Michael Simmons Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director Oct 2018

Mr Michael Simmons

Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director

Mr Simmons is a seasoned media and telecommunications executive who brings more than 40 years industry experience to Uniti Group. Prior to taking on this role, Michael was the CEO of Vocus Group Limited. Michael joined Vocus as a Non-Executive Director following the merger of M2 Telecommunications Limited and Vocus in 2016. Mr Simmons left the Vocus board stepping into Executive roles as CEO of Enterprise, Wholesale & Government business and subsequently Interim Group CEO. He was employed by TPG Telecom Limited for in excess of 26 years. Michael held various executive positions and served as CEO for the majority of this time. ASX-listed SP Telemedia Limited (SPT Group) which listed in 2001 acquired TPG and later changed its name to TPG. Prior to listing, the SPT Group was a wholly owned subsidiary of Washington H. Soul Pattinson Limited. Michael held executive roles within the SPT Group of Companies, including as Chief Financial Officer. During his time with SPT Group, he developed and implemented the business plan to create a telecommunications business within the Group, which became SP Telemedia and resulted in him being Group CEO. He continued to lead the growth of SP Telemedia including the acquisition of TPG Telecom. In 2008, Michael left TPG to become the Managing Director of TERRiA, a telecommunications consortium of infrastructure-based telecommunications carriers (including TPG), formed to bid for the contract to build, own and operate the National Broadband Network (NBN). At this time, Michael also joined the M2 Telecommunications Group, as a Non Executive Director. Michael remained a Director until 2016 when M2 merged with Vocus. Michael has executive experience in building ASX listed businesses within the telecommunications and media sectors.

Mr Graeme Barclay Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director Sep 2018

Mr Graeme Barclay

Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director

Mr Barclay is a former CEO with more than 35 years experience in professional services, corporate finance and investment banking, broadcast, telecommunications and digital infrastructure. He has held Executive and Non-Executive Chair, Director or Group CEO roles at a number of companies including BAI Communications group, Transit Wireless LLC (New York), Arqiva Limited (UK), Nextgen Networks, Metronode data centres, Axicom (formerly Crown Castle Australia) and as an Executive Director in Macquarie Group's infrastructure business. In addition, he had a 14-year career, including 4 years as partner, with a major international accounting firm. Over the past 22 years in these businesses, Mr Barclay led and completed more than 20 acquisition and divestment transactions including the sale of Nextgen Networks to Vocus and the sale of Metronode to Equinix.

Ms Kathryn(Kathy) Joy Gramp Non-Executive Director May 2018

Ms Kathryn(Kathy) Joy Gramp

Non-Executive Director

Ms Gramp is a professional company director with over 24 years' experience across a range of industries including commercial radio, digital media, technology and consumer-centric organisations and she has experience as Chair of Audit & Risk Committees. Kathy spent 22 years at Austereo Ltd, including her appointment as Chief Financial Officer since 2003. In that time the company grew from 2 radio stations to the largest commercial radio network in Australia, and the leader in Digital and Online Media. Codan delivers technology solutions in communication, safety and security, with international operations exporting to over 150 countries. She is also a director of The Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Council member of Flinders University. She is also the chair of Risk Committee.

Mr John Sands Lindsay Non-Executive Director May 2018

Mr John Sands Lindsay

Non-Executive Director

Mr Lindsay has more than 25 years' experience in the telecommunications industry. His past roles include senior executive responsibility as Chief Technology Officer at iiNet Ltd where he integrated the iiNet, Internode, TransACT and Adam networks and operations teams into one global IP network from the USA, Asia and Europe all the way to DSLAMs and fibre to the premises. In this role, he was responsible for network commercial strategy, wholesale carrier relations including negotiating the purchase of wholesale ADSL, exchange and copper loop access, IP transit, dark fibre and highcapacity inter-capital and international data services. He was also responsible for regulatory matters with the ACMA, ACCC, TIO and industry associations, and successfully challenged Telstra's wholesale pricing via Access Disputes with the ACCC on several occasions resulting in large cost reductions and back-dated refunds. He currently serves as a director of a number of private companies including multinational eCommerce Software as a Service (SaaS) host, Ultra Commerce Holdings Ltd, Chatbot innovator Clevertar Pty Ltd and is co-founder of Adelaide based enterprise and government Cloud IT transition specialists jtwo solutions Pty Ltd. John is also a director of the Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, a federal government body.

Darryl Inns Chief Financial Officer N/A

Director Transactions

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

See Director Transactions for all ASX companies.

Date Director Type Amount Price Value Notes
16/12/21 Michael Simmons Issued 192,210 $4.61 $886,088 Issue of securities
16/12/21 Vaughan Bowen Issued 168,183 $4.61 $775,323 Issue of securities
07/09/21 Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp Buy +374,266 $0.447 $167,252 Exercise of options
07/09/21 Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp Exercise 374,266 $0.447 $167,252 Exercise of options
02/09/21 John Lindsay Buy +374,266 $0.447 $167,252 Exercise of options
02/09/21 John Lindsay Exercise 374,266 $0.447 $167,252 Exercise of options
27/08/21 John Lindsay Sell +112,759 $4.159 ($468,954) On-market trade
16/08/21 Michael Simmons Exercise 535,893 $1.35 $723,455 Exercise of options
16/08/21 Michael Simmons Buy +535,893 $1.35 $723,455 Exercise of options
22/07/21 Michael Simmons Buy +273,825 $3.46 $947,434 Conversion of securities
22/07/21 Michael Simmons Exercise 273,825 $3.46 $947,434 Conversion of securities
22/07/21 Michael Simmons Transfer 4,405,331 $3.46 $15,242,445 Off-market transfer
22/07/21 Michael Simmons Transfer 4,405,331 $3.46 $15,242,445 Off-market transfer
20/07/21 Graeme Barclay Buy +1,866,836 $1.443 $2,693,251 Exercise of options
20/07/21 Graeme Barclay Exercise 1,866,836 $1.443 $2,693,251 Exercise of options
20/07/21 Graeme Barclay Buy +67,567 $1.48 $99,999 Conversion of securities
20/07/21 Graeme Barclay Exercise 67,567 $1.48 $99,999 Conversion of securities
02/07/21 Michael Simmons Issued 3,661,530 $3.30 $12,083,049 Issue of options
02/07/21 Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp Issued 1,373,072 $3.30 $4,531,137 Issue of options
02/07/21 Graeme Barclay Issued 3,661,530 $3.30 $12,083,049 Issue of options
02/07/21 John Lindsay Issued 1,373,072 $3.30 $4,531,137 Issue of options
28/01/21 Vaughan Bowen Issued 3,661,529 $1.87 $6,847,059 Issue of options
28/01/21 Vaughan Bowen Issued 222,705 $1.87 $416,458 Conversion of securities
28/01/21 Vaughan Bowen Issued 4,325,066 $0.798 $3,451,205 Exercise of options
28/01/21 Vaughan Bowen Exercise 222,705 $1.87 $416,458 Conversion of securities
28/01/21 Vaughan Bowen Exercise 4,325,066 $0.798 $3,451,205 Exercise of options
28/01/21 Graeme Barclay Issued 5,666 $1.50 $8,499 Participation in share purchase plan
28/01/21 Michael Simmons Issued 22,664 $1.50 $33,996 Participation in share purchase plan
28/01/21 Vaughan Bowen Issued 16,998 $1.50 $25,497 Participation in share purchase plan
13/07/20 Graeme Barclay Issued 431,000 $1.40 $603,400 Rights issue
13/07/20 John Lindsay Issued 7,468 $1.40 $10,455 Rights issue
13/07/20 Michael Simmons Issued 179,000 $1.40 $250,600 Rights issue
13/07/20 Vaughan Bowen Issued 2,676,122 $1.404 $3,757,026 Rights issue
11/12/19 John Lindsay Issued 9,141 $1.62 $14,808 Rights issue
11/12/19 Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp Issued 20,000 $1.62 $32,400 Rights issue
11/12/19 Graeme Barclay Issued 125,000 $1.62 $202,500 Rights issue
11/12/19 Michael Simmons Issued 100,000 $1.62 $162,000 Rights issue
05/11/19 Vaughan Bowen Issued 727,490 $1.62 $1,178,534 Rights issue
05/11/19 Graeme Barclay Issued 535,894 $1.51 $809,200 Issue of options
05/11/19 Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp Issued 200,960 $1.51 $303,450 Issue of options
05/11/19 John Lindsay Issued 200,960 $1.51 $303,450 Issue of options
05/11/19 Vaughan Bowen Issued 535,894 $1.51 $809,200 Issue of options
05/11/19 Michael Simmons Issued 535,894 $1.51 $809,200 Issue of options
20/09/19 John Lindsay Issued 134,164 $1.20 $160,997 Rights issue
20/09/19 Graeme Barclay Issued 1,216,268 $1.20 $1,459,522 Rights issue
20/09/19 Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp Issued 130,758 $1.20 $156,910 Rights issue
20/09/19 Vaughan Bowen Issued 2,779,556 $1.20 $3,335,467 Rights issue
20/09/19 Michael Simmons Issued 1,569,082 $1.20 $1,882,898 Rights issue
14/06/19 Vaughan Bowen Buy +1,307,611 $1.188 $1,552,966 On-market trade

Director Interests

The current holdings of UWL directors.

Director Last Notice Direct Shares Indirect Shares Options Convertibles
Kathryn(Kathy) Gramp 07/09/2021 N/A 832,303 2,870,259 N/A
John Lindsay 02/09/2021 N/A 840,318 2,870,259 N/A
Michael Simmons 16/08/2021 5,215,049 1,153,144 8,116,171 N/A
Graeme Barclay 20/07/2021 67,567 6,502,998 6,785,226 N/A
Vaughan Bowen 30/06/2021 N/A 10,695,503 4,990,537 N/A

Shareholder Info

Top 20 Shareholders

Data supplied by Morningstar and accurate on Jul 31, 2021.

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
J P Morgan Nominees Australia Pty Limited 131,616,131 19.22%
HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia) Limited 81,863,642 11.96%
National Nominees Limited 71,374,332 10.42%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 51,381,327 7.50%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd Hub24 Custodial Serv Ltd <Drp A/C> 25,814,235 3.77%
Cornish Group Investments Pty Ltd <Cornish Group Investmnts A/C> 23,480,000 3.43%
BNP Paribas Noms Pty Ltd <Drp> 20,951,084 3.06%
Ubs Nominees <Capitaljinvestments A/C> 13,905,665 2.03%
Cannes Management Pty Ltd <Kestelman Family No 2 A/C> 10,154,854 1.48%
Asoon Holdings Pty Ltd <The Cross Family> 9,258,663 1.35%
Certane Ct Pty Ltd <Bipeta> 5,756,810 0.84%
BNP Paribas Nominees Pty Ltd <Agency Lending Drp A/C> 5,274,369 0.77%
Capital B Asset Management Pty Ltd <Capital [B] A/C> 5,000,000 0.73%
Bowen Family Super Co Pty Ltd <Bowen Family Super A/C> 4,797,372 0.70%
Mr Michael John Simmons 4,676,881 0.68%
Mr Vaughan Bowen 4,547,771 0.66%
Sandhurst Trustees Ltd <Berkholts Investments A/C> 3,974,987 0.58%
Thirty Fourth Zulu Pty Ltd <Hamilton Super Fund A/C> 3,822,529 0.56%
Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited <Colonial First State Inv A/C> 3,670,049 0.54%
Dr Jules Willem Johan Mathys Maussen <Maussen Family A/C> 3,657,500 0.53%

Shareholder Distribution

As reported in the most recent Annual Report.

Holding Size 1 - 1,000 1,001 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 100,000 100,001+ Total
No. of Shareholders 3,712 4,011 1,602 2,132 248 11,705

Substantial Shareholders

No Substantial Shareholders for UWL in our database.

Shareholders Buying

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

No buy transactions reported by Substantial Shareholders in the past 12 months.

Shareholders Selling

12 month transaction history compiled from ASX announcements.

Date Name Sold Previous % New %
08-07-21 Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited 24,906,745 5.05 --
10-06-21 QVG Capital Pty Ltd 35,340,299 5.22 --
24-05-21 QVG Capital Pty Ltd 2,267,312 6.22 5.22

Historical Data

Share Price History

Date Close Change %Chg Open High Low Volume Turnover

Historical Data

Year Closing Price Last Trade
2021 $3.28 30 June
2020 $1.42 30 June
2019 $1.845 28 June
UWL Historical Price Data (CSV)
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