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Advanced Share Registry Limited is a capital markets business based in Australia. Advanced Share Registry shares (ASW) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Advanced Share Registry has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.6 million..
How to buy shares in Advanced Share Registry
- 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.
- 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.
- Search for Advanced Share Registry. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ASW. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Advanced Share Registry reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $0.72, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Advanced Share Registry. 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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- Advanced Share Registry key stats
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- Is Advanced Share Registry stock a buy or sell?
- Advanced Share Registry performance over time
- Are Advanced Share Registry shares over-valued?
- Advanced Share Registry's financials
- How volatile are Advanced Share Registry shares?
- Does Advanced Share Registry pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Advanced Share Registry's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Advanced Share Registry's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $0.72, which is 2.78% up on its pre-crash value of $0.7 and 20.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.6.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Advanced Share Registry shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $800.00 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 $960.00.
Advanced Share Registry share priceUse our graph to track the performance of ASW stocks over time.
Advanced Share Registry shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.57 - $0.76|
|50-day moving average||$0.7417|
|200-day moving average||$0.682|
|Dividend yield||$0.04 (5.44%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.035|
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Competitive broker fees on Australian and international shares
- Brokerage - AU shares: From AUD 5 or 0.05%
- Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
- Sign-up process: Instant
- Support - After hours: Yes
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Is it a good time to buy Advanced Share Registry stock?
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
Advanced Share Registry price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-12)||-4.00%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||-4.00%|
|3 months (2020-10-20)||-2.04%|
|6 months (2020-07-20)||2.86%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-5.26%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||9.09%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||-7.69%|
|5 years (2016-01-19)||14.29%|
Is Advanced Share Registry under- or over-valued?
Valuing Advanced Share Registry stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Advanced Share Registry's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Advanced Share Registry's P/E ratio
Advanced Share Registry's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Advanced Share Registry shares trade at around 20x 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.
Advanced Share Registry's EBITDA
Advanced Share Registry's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.2 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Advanced Share Registry's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Advanced Share Registry financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||38.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||$5.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||14.26%|
|Return on equity TTM||18.82%|
|Market capitalisation||$31.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Advanced Share Registry share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 68.33% of net profits
Recently Advanced Share Registry has paid out, on average, around 68.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.44% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Advanced Share Registry shareholders could enjoy a 5.44% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Advanced Share Registry's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.04 per share.
Advanced Share Registry'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 17 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Advanced Share Registry share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Advanced Share Registry's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.57 up to $0.76. 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 Advanced Share Registry's is 0.5142. This would suggest that Advanced Share Registry's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Advanced Share Registry overview
Advanced Share Registry Limited provides share registry and other corporate services in Australia. It operates through two segments, Share Registry Services and Property Investment. The company offers a suite of registry services, including registry maintenance, capital raisings, corporate actions, company meetings, employee share plans, shareholder communications, and in-house printing services. It also engages in the property investment business. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Nedlands, Australia. Advanced Share Registry Limited is a subsidiary of KMC Automation Pty Ltd.
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