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How to buy Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shares

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Acrow Formwork and Construction Services Limited is an engineering & construction business based in Australia. Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shares (ACF) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Acrow Formwork and Construction Services has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $90.6 million.

How to buy shares in Acrow Formwork and Construction Services

  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 Acrow Formwork and Construction Services. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ACF. 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 Acrow Formwork and Construction Services 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 Acrow Formwork and Construction Services. 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.

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services share price

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Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-25.
52-week range$0.1226 - $0.41
50-day moving average $0.3716
200-day moving average $0.358
Target price$0.55
PE ratio 16.9048
Dividend yield $0.018 (4.93%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.021

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Is it a good time to buy Acrow Formwork and Construction Services stock?

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Is Acrow Formwork and Construction Services under- or over-valued?

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

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's P/E ratio

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shares trade at around 17x 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.

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's EBITDA

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $12.4 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services financials

Revenue TTM $90.6 million
Operating margin TTM 6.67%
Gross profit TTM $49 million
Return on assets TTM 2.77%
Return on equity TTM 7.84%
Profit margin 4.97%
Book value 0.273
Market capitalisation $78.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 175% of net profits

Recently Acrow Formwork and Construction Services has paid out, on average, around 175% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.74% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shareholders could enjoy a 4.74% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.018 per share.

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services'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 21 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's shares ever split?

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 13 March 2018. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Acrow Formwork and Construction Services shares which in turn could have impacted Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's share price.

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.1226 up to $0.41. 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 Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's is 0.4287. This would suggest that Acrow Formwork and Construction Services's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services overview

Acrow Formwork and Construction Services Limited operates as a formwork and scaffolding company in Australia. It is involved in the rental of formwork equipment, including wall forming panel systems; soffit forming systems, including Acrowform aluminium panels; GASS table forms; super cuplok; and conventional systems; and scaffold equipment comprising cuplok scaffolding, super cuplok scaffolding, surelock scaffolding, and Acrowskaf scaffolding products. It offers hire and sales solutions to residential, commercial, civil, and industrial customers. The company was formerly known as NMG Corporation Limited and changed its name to Acrow Formwork and Construction Services Limited. The company was founded in 1936 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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