Orica (ORI)

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The leading supplier of commercial explosives in the world, Orica Limited (ORI) is engaged in the manufacturing and supply of commercial explosives, specialty and industrial chemicals as well as plastics and decorative paints making it the largest chemical company both in Australia and New Zealand. The operations of Orica Limited are concentrated mainly in Australia, South East Asia, New Zealand, North America and Latin America. ORI was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange on the 28th of November 1961.

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Orica Resumes Ammonium Nitrate Production

Explosives maker Orica (ORI) has finally resumed its ammonium nitrate production in Kooragang Island after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lifted the prevention notice last week. Orica was allowed to restart three nitric acid plants and two ammonium nitrate plants in the said area.

Floats, AGMs and EGMs on Sharemarket Thursday

Three floats, five Annual General Meetings and five Extraordinary General Meetings are scheduled in the sharemarket list of events on December 15, 2011, Thursday. There will be no upcoming ex-dividends on the same day.


Stock Market: Monday Events

In the Australian share trading world today November 14, 2011, there are no floats scheduled but there are three ex-dividends and a couple of Annual General Meetings held.

Annual General Meetings

The following companies have scheduled an AGM today:

Incitec Pivot Profit Growth Brings to Year of Transition

Fertiliser and explosives manufacturer Incitec Pivot (IPL) reports a 12.8 per cent net profit growth for the full-year ended September 30 to $463.2 million and forsee 2012 as a transition year for the business.

After the recent profit increase, Incitec expects to continue the growth of their explosives business for the year ahead as volumes increase with the mines recovered from floods.

Weekend Share Market News

There are no floats on the horizon, but one stock will go on ex-dividend tomorrow. The timetable is also filled - 6 companies are having their extraordinary general meeting, and 3 companies are having their annual general meeting.

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Orica Dividends

9 August, 2010 - 22:23

Study the historical dividends for ORICA LIMITED. Dividends are a portion of company profits paid out to shareholders. You are eligible to receive ORI dividends if you own the company's stock on the ex-dividend date. Investor's must have purchased the stock before the ex dividend date to be entitled to the dividend. The previous owner of the shares will receive the ORI dividend if you buy the stocks on or after the ex dividend date. The Pay Date or the Date Payable is the day when the dividend is paid to shareholders.

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