Company Profile

Spark

Spark is New Zealand’s largest telecommunications and digital services company employing over 5,000 people. They operate a large fibre network, fifteen data centres and over 60 retail stores across NZ, servicing 2.5 million mobile and 0.7 million broadband connections.

The company also generates revenue from IT infrastructure, cloud services, big-data analytics and sports streaming services. Spark is currently working on rolling out their new 5G infrastructure in NZ which began in 2019.   

Shares are dual listed on the NZX and ASX, Jolie Hodson took over leadership of the company as CEO in 2019.    


Announcements
Title Date Type
Ongoing Disclosure Notice Fri, May 27 2022 02:14 pm SHINTR
Spark Finance extends standby facility Wed, Apr 20 2022 03:49 pm GENERAL
Spark to explore intro of third-party capital into TowerCo Mon, Apr 11 2022 08:30 am GENERAL
Capital Change Notice Fri, Apr 08 2022 10:33 am SECISSUE
DRP Share Price and updated ASX Appendix 3A.1 Form Thu, Mar 31 2022 03:06 pm GENERAL
Spark appoints Strategy Director to Leadership Squad Thu, Mar 24 2022 08:30 am ADMIN
Spark Finance issues first Sustainability-Linked Bond Wed, Mar 23 2022 03:18 pm GENERAL
S&P ASX200 Rebalance Mon, Mar 07 2022 09:03 am GENERAL
Ongoing Disclosure Notice Wed, Mar 02 2022 09:56 am SHINTR
Spark New Zealand H1 FY22 Results - ASX Appendix 3A.1 Wed, Feb 23 2022 09:43 am GENERAL
Directors and Executives
Alison Barrass
Independent Non-Executive Director
Paul Berriman
Independent Non-Executive Director
Warwick Bray
Non-Executive Director
David Havercroft
Non-Executive Director
Jolie Hodson
Chief Executive Officer
Stefan Knight
Chief Financial Officer
Silvana Roest
Company Secretary
Charles Sitch
Independent Non-Executive Director
Justine Smyth
Independent Non-Executive Director
Company Details
Registered Office: Level 2, Spark City, 167 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010
Postal Address: Private Bag 92028, Auckland 1142
Telephone: +64 9 359 6413
Facsimile: +64 9 303 3430
Website: www.sparknz.co.nz
First Listed: 18/07/1991
Balance Date: 30 June
AGM: 05/11/2021
Major Holdings Announcements
Date Name No. Held % Current
03/08/21 The Vanguard Group, Inc. 66,009,791 5.21 3.54
12/02/19 The Capital Group Companies, Inc. 90,885,210 5.95 4.95
20/03/18 BlackRock Inc 137,946,771 6.32 7.52
14/07/17 The Bank of New York Mellon Corpora 90,977,258 6.14 4.96
Director’s Interests Announcements
Date Name No. Held % Details Other
11/11/21 Philippa Greenwood - - - -
29/10/21 Charles Sitch 39,350 - - -
06/10/21 Stefan Knight 23,045 - - -
05/10/21 Jolie Hodson 189,508 - - -
01/10/21 David Thomas Havercroft 100,086 - - -
31/03/21 Warwick Bray 31,230 - - -
31/03/21 Justine Bronwyn Gay Smy 430,201 - - -
21/09/20 Paul Berriman 43,000 - - -
06/03/20 Ido Leffler 32,000 - - -
24/02/20 Alison Barrass 37,716 - - -
27/09/19 David Chalmers - - - -
26/09/18 Simon Moutter 1,831,564 - - -
01/09/17 Alison Gerry 25,000 - - -
31/08/17 Mark Verbiest 15,000 - - -
Analysts’ Forecasts
profit2021 profit2022 eps2021 dps2021 sales2021 ebit2021 ebitda2021
mean 424.4 461.2 22.9 25.0 3,717.8 624.1 1,160.6
high 443.5 461.2 24.1 25.0 3,717.8 624.1 1,171.1
low 405.3 461.2 21.6 25.0 3,717.8 624.1 1,150.2
sample 2 1 2 1 1 1 2
Disclaimer
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Last Updated: 11/04/2022
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