Monday, June 21, 2010

Long Term View: New Zealand Refining Ltd

In this series of posts I am going to be looking at stocks listed on the NZX in relation to their returns to shareholders over the life of their listing -what shareholders would now see in their back pockets if they had invested in the company IPO. The calculation of returns includes dividends and tax credits.

New Zealand Refining Ltd [NZR.NZ] has been the best performing stock listed on the NZX in terms of returns to shareholders since its listing in Sept 1961 (we will start at an adjusted 25c per share from available 1989 data to make our comparison) $9.71c in net dividends (excluding the period 1961-1997. No data can be easily found for dividends) and 30% more in tax credits (see chart above) a 10:1 share split in 2005 and a 6:1 split in November 2009 gives NZR a slightly more than 7800% return (see chart below for the share price percentage gain against the average of all NZX indexes - does not include dividends, tax credits and the share split in its calculation) over the nearly 21 year listing of NZR (the period between 1961 and 1989 is excluded because no shareprice or dividend details are available so the return will be higher than stated here), an approximate annual net return just over 371.%.

This is approximately a 2000% better return when compared to the average of all NZX indexes.

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