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Adacel Technologies Limited is a software—application business based in Australia. Adacel Technologies shares (ADA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.675 – the same closing value as a week prior. Adacel Technologies has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $39.7 million.

How to buy shares in Adacel Technologies

  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 Adacel Technologies. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ADA. 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 Adacel Technologies 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 of $0.675, 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 Adacel Technologies. 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.

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How has coronavirus impacted Adacel Technologies's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Adacel Technologies's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $0.675, which is 19.64% down on its pre-crash value of $0.84 and 125.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.3.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Adacel Technologies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $533.33 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,125.00.

Adacel Technologies share price

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Adacel Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.675
52-week rangeAUDA$0.3 - AUDA$0.84
50-day moving average AUDA$0.6747
200-day moving average AUDA$0.5327
Target priceAUDA$1.2
PE ratio 14.4374
Dividend yield AUDA$0.03 (4.41%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.047

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Is it a good time to buy Adacel Technologies stock?

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Adacel Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.675 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-16) 0%
1 month (2020-09-24) 3.05%
3 months (2020-07-24) 25.00%
6 months (2020-04-24) 66.67%
1 year (2019-10-24) 51.69%
2 years (2018-10-24) -55.59%
3 years (2017-10-24) -76.32%
5 years (2015-10-23) -41.56%

Is Adacel Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Adacel Technologies's P/E ratio

Adacel Technologies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Adacel Technologies shares trade at around 14x 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.

Adacel Technologies's EBITDA

Adacel Technologies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3 million.

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

Adacel Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $39.7 million
Operating margin TTM 5.66%
Gross profit TTM $6.7 million
Return on assets TTM 4.38%
Return on equity TTM 25.96%
Profit margin 9.15%
Book value 0.201
Market capitalisation $52 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Adacel Technologies share dividends

50%

Dividend payout ratio: 50% of net profits

Recently Adacel Technologies has paid out, on average, around 50% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.41% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Adacel Technologies shareholders could enjoy a 4.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Adacel Technologies's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.03 per share.

Adacel Technologies'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 30 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Adacel Technologies's shares ever split?

Adacel Technologies's shares were split on 12 December 2004.

Adacel Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Adacel Technologies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.3 up to $0.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADA.AU volatility(beta: 1.88)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Adacel Technologies's is 1.8849. This would suggest that Adacel Technologies's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Adacel Technologies overview

Adacel Technologies Limited develops and sells air traffic management, air traffic control simulation and training, and software applications and services in the civil and military aerospace sectors primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company offers Aurora air traffic management system for managing procedural airspace in a surveillance environment; MaxSim air traffic simulator training system; MaxSim ATC, an air traffic control simulator and training system; and AeroDrive, an immersive training simulator to train airport drivers in a safe, risk-free, and 3-D environment; and intelligent communications environment, an aviation phraseology training tool for air traffic controllers and pilots. It also provides training and simulation systems support services for military and civilian organizations. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Port Melbourne, Australia.

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