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AUB Group Limited is an insurance brokers business based in Australia. AUB Group shares (AUB) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $16.33 – an increase of 2.25% over the previous week. AUB Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $335.4 million.

How to buy shares in AUB Group

  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 AUB Group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AUB. 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 AUB Group 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 $16.33, 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 AUB Group. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted AUB Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, AUB Group's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $16.33, which is 20.39% up on its pre-crash value of $13 and 75.97% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $9.28.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of AUB Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $867.81 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 $1,240.92.

AUB Group share price

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AUB Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-25.
Latest market closeAUDA$16.33
52-week rangeAUDA$9.01 - AUDA$16.74
50-day moving average AUDA$14.6978
200-day moving average AUDA$13.0639
Target priceAUDA$14.65
PE ratio 25.4105
Dividend yield AUDA$0.5 (3.08%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.639

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Is it a good time to buy AUB Group stock?

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AUB Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$16.33 on 2020-09-28

1 week (2020-09-22) 2.25%
1 month (2020-08-28) 4.95%
3 months (2020-06-29) 14.52%
6 months (2020-03-27) 61.36%
1 year (2019-09-27) 44.00%
2 years (2018-09-28) 24.18%
3 years (2017-09-29) 28.83%
5 years (2015-09-29) 85.86%

Is AUB Group under- or over-valued?

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

AUB Group's P/E ratio

AUB Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, AUB Group shares trade at around 25x 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.

AUB Group's PEG ratio

AUB Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 72. 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 AUB Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

AUB Group's EBITDA

AUB Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $90.1 million.

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

AUB Group financials

Revenue TTM $335.4 million
Operating margin TTM 23.68%
Gross profit TTM $156.4 million
Return on assets TTM 5.29%
Return on equity TTM 11.51%
Profit margin 14.09%
Book value 5.828
Market capitalisation $1.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

AUB Group share dividends

73%

Dividend payout ratio: 73.49% of net profits

Recently AUB Group has paid out, on average, around 73.49% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.08% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), AUB Group shareholders could enjoy a 3.08% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In AUB Group's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.5 per share.

AUB Group'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 6 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

AUB Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AUB Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.01 up to $16.74. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AUB.AU volatility(beta: 0.69)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 AUB Group's is 0.6886. This would suggest that AUB Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

AUB Group overview

AUB Group Limited provides operates as an equity-based insurance broker in Australia and New Zealand. The company operates insurance broking networks represented by approximately 77 businesses, as well as distributes ancillary products; and underwrites, distributes, and manages insurance products and portfolios on behalf of licensed insurance companies. It also provides risk services, such as loss adjustment, investigations, claims management, claims legal support, and rehabilitation services. The company was formerly known as Austbrokers Holdings Limited and changed its name to AUB Group Limited in November 2015. AUB Group Limited was incorporated in 1885 and is based in North Sydney, Australia.

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