CSL LIMITED (ASX:CSL)

Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences

CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) is Australia’s largest (and some might say best) healthcare company, specialising in biopharmaceuticals. Founded in the late 1900s as the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, CSL was sold by the Australian Government to Australian investors via the share market in 1994 at $2.30 per share, at which time it doubled its size through an international acquisition. CSL is a global leader in blood plasma vaccines (think: the flu) and antivenoms, providing relief for potentially life-threatening medical conditions.

Was CSL’s share price really $2.30 at IPO?
No (and yes). The headline price was $2.30, however, the first investors in CSL have a true price closer $0.77 because of a 1-for-3 share split.
How can I buy or sell CSL shares?
You can buy or sell CSL shares on the ASX via an online share brokerage account or by speaking with a full service stock broker.
Do CSL shares pay a dividend?
Yes. CSL shares typically pay a dividend every six months.
Latest dividend:
$US0.95
Revenue:
$US4.7 billion
Profit:
$1.2 billion
Cash in bank:
$669 million
Total debt:
$US5.61 billion
CSL HY20 Report.

CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) is Australia’s largest (and some might say best) healthcare company, specialising in biopharmaceuticals. Founded in the late 1900s as the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories, CSL was sold by the Australian Government to Australian investors via the share market in 1994 at $2.30 per share, at which time it doubled its size through an international acquisition. CSL is a global leader in blood plasma vaccines (think: the flu) and antivenoms, providing relief for potentially life-threatening medical conditions.

Was CSL’s share price really $2.30 at IPO?
No (and yes). The headline price was $2.30, however, the first investors in CSL have a true price closer $0.77 because of a 1-for-3 share split.
How can I buy or sell CSL shares?
You can buy or sell CSL shares on the ASX via an online share brokerage account or by speaking with a full service stock broker.
Do CSL shares pay a dividend?
Yes. CSL shares typically pay a dividend every six months.
Latest dividend:
$US0.95
Revenue:
$US4.7 billion
Profit:
$1.2 billion
Cash in bank:
$669 million
Total debt:
$US5.61 billion
CSL HY20 Report.
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