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Argo Investments Limited is an asset management business based in Australia. Argo Investments shares (ARG) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $7.52 – an increase of 0.94% over the previous week. Argo Investments has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $216.9 million.

How to buy shares in Argo Investments

  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 Argo Investments. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ARG. 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 Argo Investments 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 of $7.52, 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 Argo Investments. 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.

Argo Investments share price

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Argo Investments shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-25.
Latest market closeAUDA$7.52
52-week rangeAUDA$5.44 - AUDA$9.11
50-day moving average AUDA$7.6311
200-day moving average AUDA$7.2394
Target priceAUDA$7.69
PE ratio 27.1583
Dividend yield AUDA$0.28 (3.74%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.278

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Is it a good time to buy Argo Investments stock?

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Argo Investments price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$7.52 on 2020-09-28

1 week (2020-09-22) 0.94%
1 month (2020-08-28) -1.70%
3 months (2020-06-29) 5.62%
6 months (2020-03-27) 19.37%
1 year (2019-09-27) -7.62%
2 years (2018-09-28) -5.29%
3 years (2017-09-29) -3.34%
5 years (2015-09-29) -1.31%

Is Argo Investments under- or over-valued?

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

Argo Investments's P/E ratio

Argo Investments's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Argo Investments shares trade at around 27x 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.

Argo Investments's EBITDA

Argo Investments's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $207.8 million.

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

Argo Investments financials

Revenue TTM $216.9 million
Operating margin TTM 95.78%
Gross profit TTM $216.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.29%
Return on equity TTM 3.99%
Profit margin 91.96%
Book value 6.556
Market capitalisation $5.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Argo Investments share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 118.71% of net profits

Recently Argo Investments has paid out, on average, around 118.71% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.74% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Argo Investments shareholders could enjoy a 3.74% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Argo Investments's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.28 per share.

Argo Investments'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 27 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Argo Investments share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Argo Investments's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.44 up to $9.11. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ARG.AU volatility(beta: 0.62)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 Argo Investments's is 0.6163. This would suggest that Argo Investments's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Argo Investments overview

Argo Investments Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm manages separate client focused equity portfolios for its clients. It invests in public equity markets of Australia. The firm employs a qualitative analysis with bottom-up stock picking approach to create its portfolio. It conducts in-house analysis to make its investments. Argo Investments Limited was founded in 1946 and is based in Adelaide, Australia with an additional office in Sydney, Australia.

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