How to buy Arena (ARF) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Arena shares.

Arena REIT
+ A$0.03 ( + 0.69%)

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Arena REIT is a reit-specialty business based in Australia. Arena shares (ARF) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Arena has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $70.8 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Arena

  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 Arena. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ARF. 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 Arena 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 Arena. 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.

Arena stock price (ASX:ARF)

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

Arena shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-25.
52-week range$2.445 - $4.47
50-day moving average $4.1214
200-day moving average $3.5787
Target price$3.83
PE ratio 8.9004
Dividend yield $0.148 (3.39%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.482

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The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.
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IG Share Trading
AUD $8 or 0.1%
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AUD $8
ASX shares
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HSBC Online Share Trading
AUD $19.95
ASX shares, mFunds, ETFs, Bonds
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Bell Direct Share Trading
AUD $15
ASX shares, mFunds, ETFs
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Bell Direct offers a one-second placement guarantee on market-to-limit ASX orders or your trade is free, plus enjoy extensive free research reports from top financial experts.

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Is it a good time to buy Arena stock?

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Arena price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.34

1 week (2021-09-21) 2.84%
1 month (2021-08-27) 6.63%
3 months (2021-06-28) 19.56%
6 months (2021-03-26) 38.22%
1 year (2020-09-28) 53.90%
2 years (2019-09-27) 53.36%
3 years (2018-09-28) 83.90%
5 years (2016-09-28) 107.66%

Is Arena under- or over-valued?

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

Arena's P/E ratio

Arena's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Arena shares trade at around 9x 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.

Arena financials

Revenue TTM $70.8 million
Operating margin TTM 91.41%
Gross profit TTM $33.7 million
Return on assets TTM 3.74%
Return on equity TTM 20.28%
Profit margin 233.51%
Book value 2.159
Market capitalisation $5.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Arena share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 30.83% of net profits

Recently Arena has paid out, on average, around 30.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.63% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Arena shareholders could enjoy a 3.63% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Arena's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.148 per share.

While Arena's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Arena may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Arena share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Arena's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.445 up to $4.47. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ARF.AU volatility(beta: 1.16)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 Arena's is 1.1599. This would suggest that Arena's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Arena overview

Arena REIT is an ASX300 listed property group that owns, manages and develops social infrastructure properties across Australia. Our current portfolio of social infrastructure properties is leased to a diversified tenant base in the growing early learning and healthcare sectors.

Arena in the news

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