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TPW - Trust Power 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.



NZX code: TPW
Short name: Trustpower
Legal name: Trustpower Limited
Industry sector: Energy
NZX50 rank: 39 of 50
Head office address: 108 Durham St, Tauranga, 3110
Chairman: Paul Ridley-Smith
Chief executive: Dr David prentice
Financial year ended: March
Locations: New Zealand
Auditor: PWC
Bankers: [not revealed]

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Financial statement history

A. Recent trading and performance summary:

NPAT Dividend
per share
fye Mar mln mln cents
2016 $905 $68 21.7
2017 $940 $94 29.6
2018 $947 $129 40.9
2019 $1030 $93 29.0
2020 $990 $98 30.4

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B. Recent financial position summary:

fye Mar bln bln %
2016 $2.61 $1.18 54.8
2017 $2.50 $1.09 56.4
2018 $2.33 $0.89 61.8
2019 $2.21 $0.97 56.1
2020 $2.11 $1.01 52.1

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C. Recent cash flows and positions:

Cash and equiv. 
at year end
fye Mar mln mln mln
2016 $158.5 $155.7 $7.64
2017 $235.4 $235.1 $8.18
2018 $354.4 $342.3 $19.79
2019 $147.6 $159.1 $8.20
2020 $153.1 $152.6 $8.66

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Description of trading activities 

Trustpower is a New Zealand electricity generation and retailing company. It is the 5th largest energy provider in New Zealand. Trustpower hosts a variety of retail businesses, including electricity, gas and telecommunications products. 

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CEO profile

David Prentice was appointed CEO of Trustpower in January of 2020. He has a bachelor's degree with honours in Engineering and a PhD in Engineering. He has worked in engineering since moving to NZ in 1997 and in 2010 was appointed the CEO and managing director of Opus, which was an NZX listed global infrastructure services comapny.

Chairman profile

Paul Ridley-Smith became Chairman of Trustpower in January 2016. He is a senior executive at Morrison & Co, the manager of Infratil. He is also currently an independent director of Arvida Group. Paul has a Bachelors of Law from Victoria University and a Masters of Business administration from Columbia University.


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