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1300SMILES Limited is a medical care facilities business based in Australia. 1300SMILES shares (ONT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. 1300SMILES has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $40.8 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in 1300SMILES

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for 1300SMILES . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ONT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until 1300SMILES reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of 1300SMILES . Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

1300SMILES share price

Use our graph to track the performance of ONT stocks over time.

1300SMILES shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-09.
52-week range$4.8006 - $7.9291
50-day moving average $7.2108
200-day moving average $7.1912
Target price$6.92
PE ratio 18.7705
Dividend yield $0.27 (3.93%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.366

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Is it a good time to buy 1300SMILES stock?

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1300SMILES price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$6.87

1 week (2021-06-09) 6.87
1 month (2021-05-14) -7.04%
3 months (2021-03-16) -3.65%
6 months (2020-12-16) -3.10%
1 year (2020-06-16) 30.86%
2 years (2019-06-14) 4.09%
3 years (2018-06-15) 11.71%
5 years (2016-06-16) -1.86%

Is 1300SMILES under- or over-valued?

Valuing 1300SMILES stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of 1300SMILES 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

1300SMILES 's P/E ratio

1300SMILES 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, 1300SMILES shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

1300SMILES 's EBITDA

1300SMILES 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $14.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a 1300SMILES 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

1300SMILES financials

Revenue TTM $40.8 million
Operating margin TTM 30.48%
Gross profit TTM $19.9 million
Return on assets TTM 11.04%
Return on equity TTM 20.26%
Profit margin 21.27%
Book value 1.862
Market capitalisation $146.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

1300SMILES share dividends

73%

Dividend payout ratio: 72.97% of net profits

Recently 1300SMILES has paid out, on average, around 72.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.93% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), 1300SMILES shareholders could enjoy a 3.93% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In 1300SMILES 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.27 per share.

1300SMILES 's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

1300SMILES share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, 1300SMILES 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.8006 up to $7.9291. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while 1300SMILES 's is 0.3538. This would suggest that 1300SMILES 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

1300SMILES overview

1300SMILES Limited provides dental and management services in Australia. It enables the delivery of services to patients by offering the use of dental surgeries, practice management, and other services to self-employed dentists who carry on their own dental practices. The company also provides services in the areas of marketing, administration, billing and collections, and facilities certification and licensing to participating dentists; and support staff, equipment, and facilities, as well as sources various consumable goods. In addition, it offers general, restorative, cosmetic, preventive, and children's dentistry services, as well as orthodontics services. The company serves dentists ranging from new graduates to experienced dental professionals. It owns and operates approximately 30 full-service dental facilities in Queensland, Sydney, and Adelaide. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in Townsville, Australia.

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