Australian Leaders Fund Limited (ALF)

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General Information
Company Name: Australian Leaders Fund Limited
Stock Code: ALF
GICS Sub-Industry: Other Diversified Financial Services
Market Cap ($M): 411
Equiv. Shares (M): 237

Current Price Data+
Current Price Open High Low Last Close Volume Price Movement
 $ 1.730 $ 1.730 $ 1.735 $ 1.720 $ 1.720 403,704 $ 0.010  0.581 %

Company Overview

Business Description:
Australian Leaders Fund Limited (ALF) is an investment company, focusing on the largest 200 listed Australian companies. ALF is managed by Watermark Funds Management Pty Ltd.

Financial Summary
Year to Jun NPAT EPS EPS chg (%) PER DPS Yield (%) Franking (%)
2013  A 23.3 26.0 -- 5.0 12.0 9.2 100.0
2012  A -1.3 -1.9 -109.4 0.0 10.2 9.6 100.0
2011  A 14.2 20.3 12.8 5.4 10.2 9.4 100.0
Source: Aspect actuals / Thomson IBES estimates

Peer Comparison
EPS Growth (%) P/E (%) Dividend Yield (%)
Company Mkt Cap 2011 A 2012 F 2013 F 2011 A 2012 F 2013 F 2011 A 2012 F 2013 F
Australian Leaders Fund (ALF) $408 M -- -- -- 6.6052 -- -- 6.98 -- --
Challenger (CGF) $4,220 M 0.0430 0.0775 0.0088 13.7187 12.7322 12.6211 2.52 3.31 3.70
Macquarie Group (MQG) $18,710 M 0.5572 0.0956 0.0827 15.9275 14.5371 13.4272 6.45 5.04 5.52
Perpetual (PPT) $2,217 M 0.0917 0.3886 0.1872 26.7777 19.2837 16.2430 2.73 3.87 5.30
Platinum Asset Mgmt (PTM) $3,737 M 0.0031 0.4987 0.0352 28.5208 19.0307 18.3842 3.42 4.85 5.13

Market Comparison
Earnings P/E Ratio P/B Ratio P/E Growth
ALF 0.44 6.64 1.26 --
Market 1.17 14.2 1.01 1.28
Sector 1.30 16.5 1.13 1.54

Name Position Start Date
Mr Geoffrey James Wilson Non-Executive Director 29 October 2003
Mr Julian John Gosse Non-Executive Director 29 October 2003
Mr John Bruce Abernethy Non-Executive Director 07 November 2003
Mr Justin Braitling Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 29 October 2003

Name Position
Peter A Roberts Company Secretary

Calendar of Events
Date Event
16 February 2015 Report (Interim)
22 August 2014 Report (Prelim)
22 August 2014 Report (Annual)
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