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POT - Port of Tauranga 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.

Port of Tauranga 


NZX code: POT
Short name: Port of Tauranga
Legal name: Port of Tauranga Limited
Industry sector: Port
NZX50 rank: 17 of 50
Head office address: 1 Salisbury Avenue, Mount Maunganui, 3116, New Zealand
Chairman: David Pilkington
Chief executive: Mark Cairns
Financial year ended: June
Locations: New Zealand
Auditor: KPMG
Bankers: ANZ, BNZ, CBA, MUFG Bank

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Financial statement history

A. Recent trading and performance summary:

NPAT Earnings
per share
fye June mln mln cents
2016 $245.5 $77 11.5
2017 $255.9 $83 12.4
2018 $283.7 $94 14.0
2019 $313.3 $101 15.0
2020 $302.0 $90 13.4

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B. Recent financial position summary:

fye June bln bln %
2016 $1.32 $0.44 66.7
2017 $1.42 $0.49 65.5
2018 $1.66 $0.54 67.5
2019 $1.75 $0.58 66.9
2020 $1.82 $0.65 64.3

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C. Recent cash flows and positions:

Cash and equiv. 
at year end
fye June mln mln mln
2016 $88.1 $94.4 $11.6
2017 $98.2 $104.6 $5.2
2018 $99.4 $98.8 $5.8
2019 $112.2 $114.1 $3.9
2020 $117.1 $112.5 $8.6

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Description of trading activities 

The Port of Tauranga is the largest port in New Zealand in terms of both cargo volume and container throughput. It has container volumes exceeding 950,000 units.

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CEO profile

Mark Cairns has been the CEO of Port of Tauranga since 2005. He has a first class honours degree in Civil Engineering, a degree in business studies and a Masters in Management. He is a fellow of Engineering NZ.

Chairman profile

David Pilkington is the Chairman of the Port of Tauranga. He was a member of Fonterra's senior executive team. He is involved in Northport Limited, Port of Tauranga Trustee Company Limited and PrimePort Timaru Limited. He is also the chair of Douglas Pharmaceuticals Limited and Rangatira Limited. 


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