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Aristocrat Leisure Limited is an electronic gaming & multimedia business based in Australia. Aristocrat shares (ALL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Aristocrat has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.1 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Aristocrat

  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 Aristocrat. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ALL. 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 Aristocrat 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 Aristocrat. 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.

Aristocrat share price

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Aristocrat shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-24.
52-week range$23.9678 - $43.17
50-day moving average $40.3442
200-day moving average $34.9129
Target price$32.05
PE ratio 64.7032
Dividend yield $0.25 (0.58%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.657

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Is it a good time to buy Aristocrat stock?

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Aristocrat price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$40.95

1 week (2021-06-18) -4.55%
1 month (2021-05-25) -0.44%
3 months (2021-03-25) 16.30%
6 months (2020-12-24) 28.53%
1 year (2020-06-25) 61.79%
2 years (2019-06-25) 32.91%
3 years (2018-06-25) 32.87%
5 years (2016-06-24) 218.18%

Is Aristocrat under- or over-valued?

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

Aristocrat's P/E ratio

Aristocrat's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 65x. In other words, Aristocrat shares trade at around 65x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Aristocrat's PEG ratio

Aristocrat's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.96. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Aristocrat's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Aristocrat's EBITDA

Aristocrat's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $877.5 million.

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

Aristocrat financials

Revenue TTM $4.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 14.78%
Gross profit TTM $2 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.78%
Return on equity TTM 12.28%
Profit margin 10.18%
Book value 5.188
Market capitalisation $27.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Aristocrat'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 Aristocrat.

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

Aristocrat's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 32.11

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Aristocrat's overall score of 32.11 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 41st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

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

Aristocrat's environmental score

Environmental score: 10.15/100

Aristocrat's environmental score of 10.15 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Aristocrat is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Aristocrat's social score

Social score: 15.97/100

Aristocrat's social score of 15.97 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Aristocrat is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Aristocrat's governance score

Governance score: 13.99/100

Aristocrat's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Aristocrat is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Aristocrat's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

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

Total ESG score 32.11
Total ESG percentile 41.42
Environmental score 10.15
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 15.97
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 13.99
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 1

Aristocrat share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 25% of net profits

Recently Aristocrat has paid out, on average, around 25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.59% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Aristocrat shareholders could enjoy a 0.59% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Aristocrat's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.25 per share.

While Aristocrat's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Aristocrat 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 27 May 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Aristocrat's shares ever split?

Aristocrat's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 23 May 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Aristocrat shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Aristocrat shares which in turn could have impacted Aristocrat's share price.

Aristocrat share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aristocrat's shares have ranged in value from as little as $23.9678 up to $43.17. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALL.AU volatility(beta: 1.11)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 Aristocrat's is 1.1117. This would suggest that Aristocrat'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).

Aristocrat overview

Aristocrat Leisure Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, assembly, sale, distribution, and servicing of games and systems in the Americas, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company offers gaming content; and platforms and systems, including electronic gaming machines, digital social games, and casino management systems, as well as social web and mobile gaming services. It also provides cabinets and gaming products. Aristocrat Leisure Limited was incorporated in 1984 and is based in North Ryde, Australia.

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