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Asaleo Care Limited is a household & personal products business based in Australia. Asaleo Care shares (AHY) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Asaleo Care has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $439.9 million.

How to buy shares in Asaleo Care

  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 Asaleo Care. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AHY. 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 Asaleo Care 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 $1.01, 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 Asaleo Care. 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.

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How has coronavirus impacted Asaleo Care's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Asaleo Care's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $1.01, which is 12.17% down on its pre-crash value of $1.15 and 19.53% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.845.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Asaleo Care shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $819.82 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $909.91.

Asaleo Care share price

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Asaleo Care shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
52-week range$0.905 - $1.21
50-day moving average $1.0465
200-day moving average $1.0178
Target price$1.05
PE ratio 14.3939
Dividend yield $0.02 (1.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.062

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Is it a good time to buy Asaleo Care stock?

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Asaleo Care price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$1.01 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2021-01-08) -26.81%
1 month (2020-12-16) -22.31%
3 months (2020-10-16) -2.88%
6 months (2020-07-16) 1.00%
1 year (2020-01-16) -6.48%
2 years (2019-01-16) 11.60%
3 years (2018-01-16) -34.42%
5 years (2016-01-15) -34.42%

Is Asaleo Care under- or over-valued?

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

Asaleo Care's P/E ratio

Asaleo Care's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Asaleo Care shares trade at around 14x 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.

Asaleo Care's EBITDA

Asaleo Care's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $77.5 million (£0.0 million).

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

Asaleo Care financials

Revenue TTM $439.9 million
Operating margin TTM 14.12%
Gross profit TTM $156.7 million
Return on assets TTM 8.02%
Return on equity TTM 21.78%
Profit margin 7.65%
Book value 0.342
Market capitalisation $570.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Asaleo Care share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 28.57% of net profits

Recently Asaleo Care has paid out, on average, around 28.57% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.95% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Asaleo Care shareholders could enjoy a 1.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Asaleo Care's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.02 per share.

While Asaleo Care's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Asaleo Care 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 5 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Asaleo Care share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Asaleo Care's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.905 up to $1.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Asaleo Care's is -0.197. This would suggest that Asaleo Care's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Asaleo Care has bucked the trend.

Asaleo Care overview

Asaleo Care Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells hygiene, personal care, and consumer tissue products in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, and the Pacific Islands. It operates through Retail and Business to Business segments. The company manufactures and markets consumer brands, including Sorbent toilet and facial tissue, Handee paper towel, Deeko disposable tableware, Purex toilet tissue, and Treasures nappies; personal hygiene products under the Libra feminine hygiene brand and the TENA incontinence brand. It also provides Tork hygiene solutions to the commercial, public, health care, food service, and industrial segments; and supplies dispensers, paper towels, toilet tissues, soaps, napkins, and industrial and kitchen wipers under the Tork brand. In addition, the company offers tampons, pads, and liners; distributes a range of consumer tissues; and produces toilet rolls, kitchen towels, serviettes, and facial tissues under the Orchid and Viti brands. It sells its products through retail stores, as well as through a distributor network to business end users, including schools, restaurants, shopping centers, airports, industrial companies, aged care facilities, and hospitals. The company was formerly known as PEPSCA Limited and changed its name to Asaleo Care Limited in May 2014. Asaleo Care Limited was founded in 1932 and is based in Springvale, Australia.

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