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Bapcor Limited is a specialty retail business based in Australia. Bapcor shares (BAP) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Bapcor has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.6 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Bapcor

  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 Bapcor. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BAP. 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 Bapcor 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 Bapcor. 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.

Bapcor share price

Use our graph to track the performance of BAP stocks over time.

Bapcor shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week range$5.3184 - $8.4223
50-day moving average $7.8044
200-day moving average $7.6413
Target price$7.44
PE ratio 26.254
Dividend yield $0.185 (2.23%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.315

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Is it a good time to buy Bapcor stock?

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Bapcor price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$8.18

1 week (2021-06-11) -0.12%
1 month (2021-05-19) 11.29%
3 months (2021-03-18) 11.14%
6 months (2020-12-18) 6.93%
1 year (2020-06-18) 39.83%
2 years (2019-06-18) 47.65%
3 years (2018-06-18) 21.19%
5 years (2016-06-17) 55.81%

Is Bapcor under- or over-valued?

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

Bapcor's P/E ratio

Bapcor's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 26x. In other words, Bapcor shares trade at around 26x 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.

Bapcor's EBITDA

Bapcor's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $190.7 million.

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

Bapcor financials

Revenue TTM $1.6 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.48%
Gross profit TTM $680.3 million
Return on assets TTM 6.57%
Return on equity TTM 11.55%
Profit margin 6.18%
Book value 2.989
Market capitalisation $2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Bapcor share dividends

60%

Dividend payout ratio: 59.68% of net profits

Recently Bapcor has paid out, on average, around 59.68% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.18% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bapcor shareholders could enjoy a 2.18% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bapcor's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.185 per share.

Bapcor'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 24 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Bapcor share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bapcor's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.3184 up to $8.4223. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BAP.AU volatility(beta: 0.68)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 Bapcor's is 0.6794. This would suggest that Bapcor's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Bapcor overview

Bapcor Limited sells and distributes automotive aftermarket parts, accessories, equipment, and services in Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. The company operates in four segments: Trade, Bapcor NZ, Specialist Wholesale, and Retail. The Trade segment offers automotive aftermarket parts and consumables to trade workshops; automotive workshop equipment, such as vehicle hoists and scanning equipment; and automotive accessories and maintenance products to do-it-yourself vehicle owners. As of June 30, 2020, it operated 186 stores. The Bapcor NZ segment is involved in the wholesale of batteries, steering and suspension, auto electrical and precision equipment, and vehicle workshop equipment; and diesel distribution activities. This segment also supplies automotive parts and accessories to workshops, trucks, and trailer parts through the Truck and Trailer Parts brand. It operates through a network of 73 stores across 81 locations. The Specialist Wholesale segment engages in the automotive aftermarket wholesale of brake, bearing, electrical, suspension, 4WD, cooling, diesel, and engine control systems and parts for light and heavy commercial vehicles. The Retail segment operates 350 company owned and franchise stores under the Autobarn, Autopro, Sprint Auto Parts, Midas, and ABS workshop service brands. The company was formerly known as Burson Group Limited and changed its name to Bapcor Limited in July 2016. Bapcor Limited was founded in 1971 and is based in Preston, Australia.

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