How to buy ADT (ADT) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in ADT shares.

ADT Inc
NYSE: ADT - USD
$8.55
+ $0.21 ( + 2.52%)
SECURITY & PROTECTION SERVICES

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ADT Inc (ADT) is a leading security & protection services business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$8.45 after a previous close of US$8.34. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD8.42 to a high of USD8.625. The latest price was USD8.55 (25 minute delay). ADT is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in ADT

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  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, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for ADT. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ADT. 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 ADT 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 last close price of US$8.34, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of ADT, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of ADT. 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.

ADT stock price (NYSE:ADT)

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

ADT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-07.
OpenUS$8.45
HighUS$8.625
LowUS$8.42
CloseUS$8.55
Previous closeUS$8.34
Change US$0.21
Change % 2.518%
Volume 1,634,859
Information last updated 2021-12-04.
52-week rangeUS$6.6521 - US$11.6878
50-day moving average US$8.562
200-day moving average US$9.1917
Target priceUS$10.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield US$0.14 (1.68%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-0.482

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US$9.5
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Is it a good time to buy ADT stock?

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ADT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $8.55

1 week (2021-12-01) 5.95%
1 month (2021-11-08) -5.00%
3 months (2021-09-08) 8.55
1 year (2020-12-08) 0.83%
2 years (2019-12-06) -4.47%
3 years (2018-12-07) 14.77%

Is ADT under- or over-valued?

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

ADT's EBITDA

ADT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$1.9 billion (£1.5 billion).

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

ADT financials

Revenue TTM US$5.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.69%
Gross profit TTM US$3.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.14%
Return on equity TTM -13.44%
Profit margin -7.54%
Book value 3.297
Market capitalisation US$7.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

ADT share dividends

We're not expecting ADT to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

ADT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ADT's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$6.6521 up to US$11.6878. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ADT.US volatility(beta: 2.14)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while ADT's is 2.1418. This would suggest that ADT's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

ADT overview

ADT Inc. provides security, automation, and smart home solutions to consumer and business customers in the United States. It provides a range of fire detection, fire suppression, video surveillance, and access control systems to residential, commercial, and multi-site customers. The company primarily offers monitored security and automation solutions, including the installation and monitoring of security and premises automation systems designed to detect intrusion, control access, sense movement, smoke, fire, carbon monoxide, flooding, temperature, and other environmental conditions and hazards; and address personal emergencies, such as injuries, medical emergencies, or incapacitation. It also provides interactive and smart home solutions that allow customers to use their smart phones, tablets, and laptops to arm and disarm their security systems, adjust lighting or thermostat levels, and view real-time video of their premises; and create customized and automated schedules for managing lights, thermostats, appliances, garage doors, cameras, and other connected devices, as well as offers monitoring and maintenance services. The company offers its products under the ADT, ADT Pulse, Protection 1, ADT Commercial, and Blue by ADT names. As of December 31, 2020, it operated through a network of approximately 300 sales and service offices, 9 underwriter laboratories listed monitoring centers, 18 sales and customer and field support locations, 4 national sales call centers, and 3 regional distribution centers. The company was formerly known as Prime Security Services Parent, Inc. and changed its name to ADT Inc. in September 2017. ADT Inc. was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida.

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