The proposed initial return of capital to shareholders of $80 per share was supported unanimously at the AGM on last Saturday. Due to the short period till we close up before Christmas, the preparation of documentation and transfer of funds to Shareholders will now take place in early 2019. All… read more →
The dividend to be paid on 3 December 2018 is is another large fully franked dividend of $32 per share. It is part of the ongoing return of funds to shareholders. It is not expected that further large dividends of this nature will be paid. Further returns of funds will… read more →
The dividend due in June 2018 has been increased from $7.00 per share fully franked to $20.00 per share fully franked. This is the start of the capital return process outlined to shareholders earlier this month.
Our approach to ethical investment has delivered for the 2017 calendar year. The August Investments portfolio gave investors a return of 14.5% over the year*, compared to – say – the ASX All Ordinaries Index, which increased by 7.8%. The increase in our portfolio over December was 1.23%, bringing the… read more →
Noel Ferguson has been appointed to the board of August Investments. Noel is an eco focused investor and the principal owner/manager of The Merchant of Welby, one of Australia’s leading antiques businesses. He first invested with August Investments in 2016 and has already provided valuable support to the company. His… read more →
It has been a difficult investment year, but 2016/17 finished on a high note. We started the 2016/17 with increases in investment values, then around October, 2016 the value of our investments slowly decreased, even at a greater rate compared with markets in general. At the end of May 2017,… read more →
So how has all that affected us? Up till election day, the value of our investments held relatively steady compared to the volatility occurring in general markets. Then we saw significant declines when Trump came up trumps (as it were); only to see values return to normal again today. The… read more →
The AGM will be held on Saturday 22 October 2016. Notice of meeting and the 2016 Annual Report is being sent to Shareholders today. A dividend of $6.00 per share (fully franked) will be paid on 1 December 2016. We are settling into our new office at Wentworth Falls. Shareholders… read more →
August Investments will be moving to a new office on 7th September, 2016. We are having a tree change. Our postal address will be PO Box 144, Wentworth Falls, NSW, 2782. Street address 21 Blaxland Rd, Wentworth Falls. Phone and email contacts remain the same.