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How to buy Ampol shares

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Ampol Limited is an oil & gas refining & marketing business based in Australia. Ampol shares (ALD) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Ampol has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $15.4 billion.

How to buy shares in Ampol

  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 Ampol. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ALD. 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 Ampol 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 Ampol. 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.

Ampol share price

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Ampol shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-03-25.
52-week range$20.2975 - $31.15
50-day moving average $25.2249
200-day moving average $26.6527
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 18.6962
Dividend yield $0.48 (1.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.511

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Is it a good time to buy Ampol stock?

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Ampol price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$24.58

1 month (2021-03-18) 5.72%

Is Ampol under- or over-valued?

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

Ampol's P/E ratio

Ampol's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Ampol shares trade at around 19x 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.

Ampol's EBITDA

Ampol's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $143.7 million (£0.0 million).

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

Ampol financials

Revenue TTM $15.4 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM -2.06%
Return on equity TTM -14.77%
Profit margin -3.15%
Book value 11.818
Market capitalisation $5.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ampol'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 Ampol.

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

Ampol's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 32.03

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Ampol's overall score of 32.03 (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 Ampol 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.).

Ampol's environmental score

Environmental score: 15.25/100

Ampol's social score

Social score: 7.16/100

Ampol's governance score

Governance score: 5.11/100

Ampol's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Ampol scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Ampol has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

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

Total ESG score 32.03
Total ESG percentile 67.25
Environmental score 15.25
Social score 7.16
Governance score 5.11
Level of controversy 1

Ampol share dividends

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

Have Ampol's shares ever split?

Ampol's shares were split on 5 April 1998.

Ampol share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ampol's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.2975 up to $31.15. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALD.AU volatility(beta: 0.99)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 Ampol's is 0.9908. This would suggest that Ampol's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Ampol overview

Ampol Limited engages in purchasing, refining, and distributing petroleum products in Australia, New Zealand, and Singapore. The company operates through Convenience Retail, and Fuels and Infrastructure segments. The Convenience Retail segment sells fuels through Ampol's network of stores. The Fuels and Infrastructure segment wholesales fuels and lubricants. It distributes its products through a network of depots, diesel stops, marine facilities, and service station sites. The company was formerly known as Caltex Australia Limited and changed its name to Ampol Limited in May 2020. Ampol Limited was founded in 1900 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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