Chile-based Antofagasta has grown from humble beginnings in 1888 transporting copper through South America along the railway of the same name, into one of the world's largest copper producers through its huge Los Pelambres, El Tesoro and Michilla mines. The company has three business divisions: Mining, Transport and Water.
Antofagasta Plc Ord 5P is listed on the London Stock Exchange trading with ticker code ANTO.L, and is part of the Mining sector. It has a market capitalisation of £911,926m, with approximately 986m shares in issue. Over the last year, Antofagasta share price has been traded in a range of 458.3, hitting a high of 1,171.50, and a low of 713.20.
Antofagasta, officially known as Antofagasta Plc Ord 5P was formed in April of 1982, making the company thirty seven years old. The company filed its latest accounts on 31st December 2014, showing a turnover of approximately 5.29 billion GBX, and a pre-tax profit margin of 29.74%. Antofagasta currently has 11 directors, and has had 9 previous directors over the last 37 years. In the last set of accounts produced by Deloitte Llp, the company showed 525.70 million paid in salaries to the 6,609 staff (average wage of 80 thousand), with the directors receiving an average 610 thousand each. In the accounts filed in 2014, the company paid 97800000 in dividends, or 0.0992 per share. These accounts also showed Antofagasta to have a net worth of 6.06 billion, with 845.40 million held in cash.
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|Shares in Issue||986m|
|52 Week High||1,171.50|
|52 Week Low||713.20|