How to buy Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Air Transport Services Group shares.

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Air Transport Services Group Inc is an integrated freight & logistics business with stocks listed in the US. Air Transport Services Group shares (ATSG) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$26.63 – a decrease of 4.79% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Air Transport Services Group

  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 Air Transport Services Group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ATSG. 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 Air Transport Services Group 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$28.99, 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 Air Transport Services Group, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Air Transport Services Group. 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.

Air Transport Services Group stock price (NASDAQ:ATSG)

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Air Transport Services Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
52-week rangeUS$21.42 - US$31.48
50-day moving average US$27.5898
200-day moving average US$26.02
Target priceUS$32.8
PE ratio 11.6214
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.356

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Is it a good time to buy Air Transport Services Group stock?

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Air Transport Services Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $26.63

1 week (2022-01-14) -4.89%
1 month (2021-12-21) -7.47%
3 months (2021-10-21) 10.04%
6 months (2021-07-21) 17.68%
1 year (2021-01-21) -2.81%
2 years (2020-01-21) 17.68%
3 years (2019-01-18) 10.00%
5 years (2017-01-20) 74.17%

Is Air Transport Services Group under- or over-valued?

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

Air Transport Services Group's P/E ratio

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

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Air Transport Services Group's PEG ratio

Air Transport Services Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 56.16. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Air Transport Services Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Air Transport Services Group's EBITDA

Air Transport Services Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$512.8 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Air Transport Services Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Air Transport Services Group financials

Revenue TTM US$1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.42%
Gross profit TTM US$640.6 million
Return on assets TTM 4.14%
Return on equity TTM 19.69%
Profit margin 11.63%
Book value 16.053
Market capitalisation US$2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Air Transport Services Group share dividends

We're not expecting Air Transport Services Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Air Transport Services Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Air Transport Services Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$21.42 up to US$31.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ATSG.US volatility(beta: 0.55)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Air Transport Services Group's is 0.5535. This would suggest that Air Transport Services Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Air Transport Services Group overview

Air Transport Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the aircraft leasing and air cargo transportation services in the United States and internationally. It offers contracted airline operations, aircraft modification and maintenance services, ground services, and other support services. The company also provides air transportation, aircraft parts, crews, insurance, airline express operations, line and heavy maintenance, freighter conversions, material handling equipment, ground handling, equipment maintenance, load transfer, mailing and package sorting, and flight support services. In addition, it offers equipment installation and maintenance, vehicle maintenance and repair, and jet fuel and deicing services, as well as flight crews training; and resells and brokers aircraft parts. The company offer its services to delivery companies, air transportation, air express integrators, airlines and governmental agencies, e-commerce, package delivery, freight forwarders, and logistics industries. As of December 31, 2020, its in-service aircraft fleet consisted of 100 owned aircraft and 6 leased aircraft. The company, formerly known as ABX Holdings, Inc., was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Wilmington, Ohio.

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