How to buy AMP shares

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AMP Limited is an asset management business based in Australia. AMP shares (AMP) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. AMP has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.4 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in AMP

  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 AMP. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AMP. 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 AMP 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, 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 AMP. 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.

AMP share price

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

AMP shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week range$1.05 - $1.8408
50-day moving average $1.1242
200-day moving average $1.3825
Target price$2.6
PE ratio 24.0196
Dividend yield $0.04 (3.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.051

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Is it a good time to buy AMP stock?

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AMP price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.175

1 week (2021-06-17) -4.08%
1 month (2021-05-24) 8.29%
3 months (2021-03-24) -15.16%
6 months (2020-12-24) -26.33%
1 year (2020-06-24) -36.49%
2 years (2019-06-24) -42.96%
3 years (2018-06-22) -67.63%
5 years (2016-06-24) -77.23%

Is AMP under- or over-valued?

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

AMP's P/E ratio

AMP's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 24x. In other words, AMP shares trade at around 24x 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.


AMP's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $528 million.

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

AMP financials

Revenue TTM $3.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.01%
Gross profit TTM $3.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.33%
Return on equity TTM 1.51%
Profit margin 5.17%
Book value 1.244
Market capitalisation $4.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

AMP'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 AMP.

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

AMP's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 31.99

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and AMP's overall score of 31.99 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 67th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like AMP 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.).

AMP's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.93/100

AMP's environmental score of 4.93 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that AMP is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

AMP's social score

Social score: 14.29/100

AMP's social score of 14.29 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that AMP is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

AMP's governance score

Governance score: 15.77/100

AMP's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that AMP is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

AMP's controversy score

Controversy score: 4/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. AMP scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that AMP has a damaged public profile.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

AMP Limited was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 31.99
Total ESG percentile 67.32
Environmental score 4.93
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 14.29
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 15.77
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 4

AMP share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 5% of net profits

Recently AMP has paid out, on average, around 5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AMP shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AMP's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.04 per share.

While AMP's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that AMP is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have AMP's shares ever split?

AMP's shares were split on 16 December 2003.

AMP share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AMP's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.05 up to $1.8408. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AMP.AU volatility(beta: 0.92)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 AMP's is 0.9232. This would suggest that AMP's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

AMP overview

AMP Limited operates as a wealth management company in Australia and internationally. The company offers financial advice and platform administration services, unit linked superannuation products, and retirement income and managed investment products for individuals; and residential mortgages, residential and investment property home loans, deposits, transaction banking services, SMSF products, and loans to AMP-aligned financial adviser practices through digital, online, and phone channels, as well as through financial advisers and home loan brokers. It also manages investments across various asset classes, including infrastructure debt, infrastructure equity, real estate, equities, fixed interest, diversified, and multi-manager and multi-asset funds for institutional and direct clients; and real estate and infrastructure assets, which include shopping centres, airports, and trains on behalf of funds and clients. In addition, the company provides wealth management solutions comprising KiwiSaver schemes, corporate superannuation, retail investments, and general insurance products, as well as operates a wrap investment management platform. AMP Limited was founded in 1849 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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