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How to buy Apiam Animal Health (AHX) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Apiam Animal Health shares.

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Apiam Animal Health is a personal services business based in Australia. Apiam Animal Health shares (AHX) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Apiam Animal Health has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $140.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Apiam Animal Health

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Apiam Animal Health. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AHX. 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 Apiam Animal Health reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Apiam Animal Health. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.

Apiam Animal Health stock price (ASX:AHX)

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Apiam Animal Health shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-27.
52-week range$0.63 - $0.9863
50-day moving average $0.7564
200-day moving average $0.8575
Target price$1.24
PE ratio 21.9355
Dividend yield $0.024 (3.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.031

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Is it a good time to buy Apiam Animal Health stock?

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Apiam Animal Health price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.66

1 week (2022-06-22) -2.94%
1 month (2022-05-30) -11.41%
3 months (2022-03-30) -22.35%
6 months (2021-12-30) -21.89%
1 year (2021-06-30) -31.25%
2 years (2020-06-30) 43.48%
3 years (2019-06-28) 26.92%
5 years (2017-06-29) -4.35%

Is Apiam Animal Health under- or over-valued?

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

Apiam Animal Health's P/E ratio

Apiam Animal Health's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Apiam Animal Health shares trade at around 22x 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.

Apiam Animal Health's EBITDA

Apiam Animal Health's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $12.5 million (£0.0 million).

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

Apiam Animal Health financials

Revenue TTM $140.1 million
Operating margin TTM 6.3%
Gross profit TTM $25.3 million
Return on assets TTM 3.17%
Return on equity TTM 5.24%
Profit margin 3.05%
Book value 0.635
Market capitalisation $106.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Apiam Animal Health share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 78.73% of net profits

Recently Apiam Animal Health has paid out, on average, around 78.73% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.47% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Apiam Animal Health shareholders could enjoy a 3.47% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Apiam Animal Health's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.024 per share.

Apiam Animal Health'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 21 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Apiam Animal Health share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Apiam Animal Health's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.63 up to $0.9863. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Apiam Animal Health's is 0.4561. This would suggest that Apiam Animal Health's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Apiam Animal Health overview

Apiam Animal Health Limited, a vertically integrated animal health company, provides veterinary products and services to production and companion animals in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Dairy and Mixed, Feedlots, and Pigs. It engages in the provision of veterinary wholesale, diagnostics laboratories, custom vaccines, logistics, and other ancillary services. The company offers companion animal, dairy, swine and poultry, beef feedlot, equine, sheep, and genetic services. It also provides telemedicine, remote video headgear, health management apps for production animals systems, benchmarking databases, and herd management software. The company offers general animal health products through eCommerce. It provides its services through animal veterinary clinics. Apiam Animal Health Limited was founded in 1998 and is based in Bendigo, Australia.

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