How to buy Ava Risk Group (AVA) shares

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Ava Risk Group Limited is a security & protection services business based in Australia. Ava Risk Group shares (AVA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Ava Risk Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $65 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Ava Risk 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 Ava Risk Group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: AVA. 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 Ava Risk 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, 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 Ava Risk 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.

Ava Risk Group stock price (ASX:AVA)

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Ava Risk Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
52-week range$0.3053 - $0.7607
50-day moving average $0.4605
200-day moving average $0.4472
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 8.4821
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.056

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Is it a good time to buy Ava Risk Group stock?

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Ava Risk Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.465

1 week (2021-09-14) -2.11%
1 month (2021-08-20) 3.33%
3 months (2021-06-21) 20.78%
6 months (2021-03-19) -14.68%
1 year (2020-09-21) 32.86%
2 years (2019-09-20) 322.73%
3 years (2018-09-21) 144.74%
5 years (2016-09-21) 116.28%

Is Ava Risk Group under- or over-valued?

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

Ava Risk Group's P/E ratio

Ava Risk 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 8x. In other words, Ava Risk Group shares trade at around 8x 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.

Ava Risk Group's EBITDA

Ava Risk Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $16.8 million (£0.0 million).

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

Ava Risk Group financials

Revenue TTM $65 million
Operating margin TTM 24.21%
Gross profit TTM $31.7 million
Return on assets TTM 25.58%
Return on equity TTM 47.86%
Profit margin 21.14%
Book value 0.133
Market capitalisation $115.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ava Risk Group share dividends

60%

Dividend payout ratio: 60% of net profits

Recently Ava Risk Group has paid out, on average, around 60% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ava Risk Group shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ava Risk Group's case, that would currently equate to about A$N/A per share.

Ava Risk 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 8 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Ava Risk Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ava Risk Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.3053 up to $0.7607. 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 Ava Risk Group's is -0.7868. This would suggest that Ava Risk Group's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Ava Risk Group has bucked the trend.

Ava Risk Group overview

Ava Risk Group Limited provides risk management services and technologies worldwide. It operates through Perimeter Security, Access Control Solutions, and International Valuable Logistics segments. The company manufactures and sells fiber optic intrusion detection and location systems that are used to detect and locate perimeter intrusion; and for data network tapping and tampering, and oil and gas pipeline third party interference detection, as well as other applications, including health, safety, and traffic monitoring. It also provides smart card readers and card systems, biometric solutions, and electric locking and access control products. In addition, the company offers international logistics services comprising armored vehicle collection and delivery, storage, commercial and chartered air and sea freight, and customs brokerage services for high-risk valuables, precious metals, and currency; and risk consultancy services. It serves commercial and industrial customers, military, and governments. The company was formerly known as Future Fibre Technologies Limited and changed its name to Ava Risk Group Limited in May 2018. Ava Risk Group Limited was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Mulgrave, Australia.

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