Data Policies

Information on market overview pages

  1. Securities: includes all instruments in the relevant equity securities market, such as Ordinary Shares, Units in property trusts, and Warrants.
  2. Bonds: all Yield Traded securities on the Debt Market.
  3. Hybrids: all Price Traded securities on the Debt Market, this includes perpetual bonds, instruments with variable coupons, and preference shares.
  4. Capitalisation: for equity securities markets, is the capitalisation of all companies listed on the relevant market, multiplied by the level of holdings in New Zealand in each company’s securities. For the Debt Market, is the outstanding value of all bonds and hybrids.
  5. Trade Volume: The number of instruments traded today.
  6. Trade Count: The number of trades today.
  7. Instruments Listed: The number of instruments listed on the market.
  8. Gainers and Decliners: ranking of largest increases and decreases over the course of the current day, based on current market price less the open adjusted price.
  9. Announcements: Market Announcements distributed in real time.
  10. Dividends: As announced by issuing companies.
  11. Upcoming Listings and Meetings: are entered manually based on the best understanding of NZX

Information in summary tables on market overview pages

  1. Price: 20 minutes delayed market price. In historical series the price is adjusted to normalise movements due to Corporate Actions such as share splits or consolidations.
  2. Yield: 20 minutes delayed expected return based on expected coupons to maturity.
  3. Move: Current market price (or yield) less yesterday’s closing price (or yield) adjusted for corporate actions.
  4. Volume: The number of instruments traded today.
  5. Value: The number of instruments traded today multiplied by the price of each trade.
  6. 30 Day Trend: The adjusted close price from the last 30 days, does not include today’s price prior to market close.
  7. Index Values: 20 minutes delayed.
  8. Index Capitalisation: The sum of the capitalisation of all the instruments in the index, with each multiplied by a factor according to the rules constructing each index. For more information on indices, please refer to the Index Methodology.

Information on Security, Bond and Hybrid pages

  1. Move: As above.
  2. Price: As above.
  3. Security Type: The class of instrument, determined by its most salient features.
  4. Indices: The indices in which the relevant instrument is a constituent.
  5. Sector: The sector to which the company issuing the relevant instrument belongs.
  6. Price per $100: (debt securities) The price traded for a parcel of securities with a nominal value of $100.
  7. Maturity Date: (debt securities) The date on which the principal amount and any outstanding interest payments is to be repaid to holders, and the instrument ceases.
  8. Last Payment Date: The date on which the preceding interest payment was paid.
  9. Trading Status: Real time information on whether a security is halted or suspended.
  10. Trades: The number of trades today for the relevant security.
  11. Value: As above.
  12. Volume: As above.
  13. Capitalisation: (equity securities) The market value of instruments issued; the current market price multiplied by the number of instruments issued. In thousands (000).
  14. Outstanding: (debt securities) The nominal value on issue; the number of instruments outstanding multiplied by the Face Value. In thousands (000).
  15. Open: Retains the value of the last traded price (or yield). This is adjusted for corporate actions.
  16. High: The highest price (or yield) traded today.
  17. Low: The lowest price (or yield) traded today.
  18. High Bid: The highest, or “best” bid to buy currently in the order book (i.e., that has not been traded).
  19. Low Offer: The lowest, or “best” offer to sell currently in the order book (i.e., that has not been traded).
  20. P/E: (equity securities) A valuation ratio of a company’s current share price compared to its earnings-per-share. Also sometimes known as "price multiple" or "earnings multiple".
  21. EPS: (equity securities) Earnings per share, the latest rolling 12 month’s earnings divided by the number of securities on issue. Earnings are profit after tax.
  22. NTA: (equity securities) Net Tangible Assets divided by the number of securities on issue.
  23. Gross Dividend Yield: (equity securities) Rolling 12 month yield based on dividends and imputation credits.
  24. Shares Issued: (equity securities) Total quantity of securities currently on issue.
  25. Face Value: (debt securities) The nominal dollar amount assigned to each security by the issuer. This is generally the amount repaid upon maturity.
  26. Coupon: (debt securities) The percentage interest paid per annum to the holder of each security.
  27. Next Record Date: (debt securities) The next date on which the holder of each security is determined for the purposes of paying coupon interest.
  28. Frequency: (debt securities) The number of times per year when interest is paid.
  29. Minimum Holding: (debt securities) The minimum application amount.

Information on dividend pages

  1. Ex Dividend: Securities bought on or after this date will not be entitled to the dividend.
  2. Period: Whether the dividend is an interim, special or final dividend for the year.
  3. Amount: The amount payable, in cents per security held.
  4. Supplementary Amount: The amount payable, in cents per security held, for any supplementary dividend payable on the same date as the normal dividend.
  5. Imputation: The amount, in cents per share, of imputation credits accruing to each security.
  6. Payable: The date on which the dividend is paid to those who held the security on the Record Date.
  7. Currency: The currency in which the dividend is payable.