How to buy Airbus (AIR) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Airbus shares.

Airbus SE
-€0.30 (-0.26%)

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Airbus SE (AIR) is a leading aerospace & defense business with stocks listed in France. It opened the day at EUR€€110.28 after a previous close of EUR€€109.02. During the day the price has varied from a low of EUR€110.28 to a high of EUR€114.02. The latest price was EUR€112.76 (25 minute delay). Airbus is listed on the PA. All prices are listed in Euros.

How to buy shares in Airbus

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company that's listed outside of Australia, you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to global 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 Airbus. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AIR. 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 Airbus 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 EUR€€109.92, 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 Airbus, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Airbus. 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.

Airbus stock price (PA:AIR)

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

Airbus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close€109.02
Change €3.74
Change % 3.4306%
Volume 1,837,644
Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week range€57.87 - €121
50-day moving average €110.855
200-day moving average €100.6137
Target price€120.82
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield €1.65 (1.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) €4.848
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Is it a good time to buy Airbus stock?

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Airbus price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of €112.76

1 month (2021-07-01) 2.60%
3 months (2021-04-30) 12.83%

Is Airbus under- or over-valued?

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

Airbus's PEG ratio

Airbus's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.1132. 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 Airbus's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Airbus's EBITDA

Airbus's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is EUR€4.1 billion (£3.5 billion).

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

Airbus financials

Revenue TTM EUR€49.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.01%
Gross profit TTM EUR€6.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.11%
Return on equity TTM -6.25%
Profit margin -0.58%
Book value €8.972
Market capitalisation EUR€90.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Airbus's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Airbus.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Airbus's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 31.41

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Airbus's overall score of 31.41 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 60th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Airbus is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Airbus's environmental score

Environmental score: 5.86/100

Airbus's environmental score of 5.86 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Airbus is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Airbus's social score

Social score: 11.77/100

Airbus's social score of 11.77 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Airbus is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Airbus's governance score

Governance score: 5.29/100

Airbus's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Airbus is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Airbus's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Airbus scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Airbus hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Airbus SE was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 31.41
Total ESG percentile 59.5
Environmental score 5.86
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 11.77
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 5.29
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 3

Airbus share dividends

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

Airbus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Airbus's shares have ranged in value from as little as EUR€57.87 up to EUR€121. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AIR.PA volatility(beta: 1.87)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (PA average) beta is 1, while Airbus's is 1.8728. This would suggest that Airbus's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Airbus overview

Airbus SE designs, manufactures, and distributes aerospace products and solutions in the Netherlands and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Airbus, Airbus Helicopters, and Airbus Defence and Space. The company's Airbus segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells commercial jet aircraft of approximately 100 seats; and regional turboprop aircraft and aircraft components, as well as provides aircraft conversion and related services. Its Airbus Helicopters segment develops, manufactures, markets, and sells civil and military helicopters; and provides helicopter related services. The company's Airbus Defence and Space segment designs, develops, delivers, and supports military aircraft, such as combat, mission, transport, and tanker aircraft; and provides unmanned aerial systems and their associated services. It also offers civil and defense space systems for telecommunications, earth observations, navigation, science, and orbital systems; missile systems; and missile and space launcher systems, as well as services around data processing from platforms, secure communication, and cyber security. The company was formerly known as Airbus Group SE and changed its name to Airbus SE in April 2017. Airbus SE was incorporated in 1998 and is headquartered in Leiden, the Netherlands.

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