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How to buy Beach Energy shares

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Beach Energy Limited is an oil & gas e&p business based in Australia. Beach Energy shares (BPT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Beach Energy has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.7 billion.

How to buy shares in Beach Energy

  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 Beach Energy. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BPT. 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 Beach Energy 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 $N/A, 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 Beach Energy. 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.

Beach Energy share price

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Beach Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-24.
52-week rangeAUDA$0.92 - AUDA$2.91
50-day moving average AUDA$1.4483
200-day moving average AUDA$1.4476
Target priceAUDA$1.86
PE ratio 6.3412
Dividend yield AUDA$0.02 (1.52%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.219

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Is it a good time to buy Beach Energy stock?

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Is Beach Energy under- or over-valued?

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

Beach Energy's P/E ratio

Beach Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Beach Energy shares trade at around 6x 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.

Beach Energy's EBITDA

Beach Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.1 billion.

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

Beach Energy financials

Revenue TTM $1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 39.06%
Gross profit TTM $671.5 million
Return on assets TTM 10.38%
Return on equity TTM 19.28%
Profit margin 28.98%
Book value 1.237
Market capitalisation $3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Beach Energy share dividends

9%

Dividend payout ratio: 9.12% of net profits

Recently Beach Energy has paid out, on average, around 9.12% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Beach Energy shareholders could enjoy a 1.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Beach Energy's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.02 per share.

While Beach Energy's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Beach Energy is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Beach Energy's shares ever split?

Beach Energy's shares were split on a 1:7 basis on 26 May 2002. So if you had owned 7 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Beach Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 600% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Beach Energy shares which in turn could have impacted Beach Energy's share price.

Beach Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Beach Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.92 up to $2.91. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BPT.AU volatility(beta: 2.49)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 Beach Energy's is 2.4886. This would suggest that Beach Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Beach Energy overview

Beach Energy Limited operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company. The company engages in the operated and non-operated, onshore and offshore, and oil and gas production in five producing basins across Australia and New Zealand. It also explores, develops, and produces hydrocarbons; and sells gas and liquid hydrocarbons. As of June 30, 2020, it had a production capacity of 26.7 million barrels of oil equivalent; and 352 million barrels of oil equivalent of proved plus probable reserves. The company was formerly known as Beach Petroleum Limited and changed its name to Beach Energy Limited in December 2009. Beach Energy Limited was founded in 1961 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.

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