Shareholder FAQs

Are Heartland shares listed on the NZX and ASX?

Yes, Heartland shares are quoted on the NZX Main Board and are currently included in the NZX50 Index.

Heartland shares are on the ASX under a Foreign Exempt Listing.

What is Heartland's ticker on the NZX and ASX?

From the 1 November 2018, Heartland Group Holdings Limited is listed on the NZX and ASX under the ticker HGH.

A corporate restructure of the Heartland group was implemented in October 2018. For announcements prior to 1 November 2018 relating to Heartland shares, please refer to Heartland Bank Limited's listing (NZX:HBL).

What is Heartland's current share price?

Heartland's current share price can be found here.

Who is Heartland's share registrar?

Our share registrar is Link Market Services Limited. Link Market Services can be contacted at:

Link Market Services 
PO Box 91976, Auckland 1142
Telephone: 09 375 5998
Fax: 09 375 5990
Email: [email protected]

How can I buy or sell shares in Heartland?

You will need to contact a sharebroker or financial adviser who can explain how you can buy or sell Heartland shares.

How can I update my address, name, bank account or other details relating to my shareholding?

You can update these details and others online through the Link Market Services website. Link Market Services provides answers to FAQs explaining how to update your shareholding details, which can be accessed by clicking here.

What is Heartland's dividend policy?

Heartland will determine dividends (both interim and final) based on its net profit after tax, subject to maintaining a prudent level of capital for its needs.  Heartland's capital needs will vary from time to time, depending on a range of factors (including regulatory and credit rating requirements, general economic conditions, current and expected growth and the mix of business).  A key objective is to ensure an appropriate balance between maximising shareholder returns, and protecting the interests of depositors through prudent capital management.

How often does Heartland report its results and when will this occur?

Heartland's balance date is 30 June. For the purposes of the NZX Listing Rules, Heartland's annual result is announced in August and the interim result is announced in February of each year. 

Where can I get a copy of the annual report?

Annual reports can be downloaded from the Reports, Results & Presentations section of this Shareholder Centre.

Is there any limit on how many Heartland shares I can hold?

Under the Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act, a person must obtain the prior written consent of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand before acquiring an interest of 10% or more in Heartland. 

The Takeovers Code prohibits a person from becoming the holder of more than 20% of the shares of Heartland, other than in accordance with the provisions of that code (which prescribes procedures for partial or full offers).

Under the Financial Markets Conduct Act, there are disclosure obligations for any person whose relevant interest in Heartland shares reaches a 5% threshold (with ongoing disclosure obligations for any subsequent movements of 1% or more in that substantial holding).

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