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CEN - Contact Energy profile

This is a basic profile of an NZX50 listed company. It is not investment advice. We recommend you contact a qualified adviser if you need more information.

Contact Energy


NZX code: CEN
Short name: Contact Energy
Legal name: Contact Energy Limited
Industry sector: Electrical Generation
NZX50 rank: 7 of 50
Head office address: Level 2, Harbour City Tower, 29 Brandon Street, Wellington, 6011
Chairman: Robert McDonald
Chief executive: Mike Fuge
Financial year ended: June
Locations: New Zealand
Auditor: KPMG
Bankers: Westpac et al.

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Financial statement history

A. Recent trading and performance summary:

NPAT Earnings
per share
fye June bln mln cents
2016 $2.163 -$66 -9.1
2017 $2.079 $151 21.0
2018 $2.275 $132 18.4
2019 $2.519 $345 48.2
2020 $2.073 $125 17.5

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B. Recent financial position summary:

fye June bln bln %
2016 $5.65 $2.83 49.9
2017 $5.46 $2.68 50.9
2018 $5.31 $2.58 51.4
2019 $4.95 $2.17 56.2
2020 $4.90 $2.28 53.5

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C. Recent cash flows and positions:

Cash and equiv. 
at year end
fye June mln mln mln
2016 $556 $555 $5
2017 $502 $501 $6
2018 $457 $460 $3
2019 $720 $676 $47
2020 $341 $344 $44

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Description of trading activities 

Contact Energy Limited is a New Zealand electricity generator, natural gas wholesaler and electricity, natural gas, broadband and LPG retailer.

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CEO profile

Mike Fuge was appointed the CEO of Contact Energy in September 2019 and joined Contact in February 2020. He was previously the CEO of Refining NZ and Pacific Hydro in Australia and has had senior roles at Genesis Energy and the Royal Dutch Shell Group.

Chairman profile

Robert has had a finance career of over 30 years. He is currently a director of Fletcher Building Limited, Chartered Accountants Australia and NZ, AIA Limited and was formerly the CFO of Air New Zealand. He has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland.


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