How to buy Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited is a banks-regional business based in Australia. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares (BEN) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion..

How to buy shares in Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

  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 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BEN. 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 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 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 $9.57, 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 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. 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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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank share price

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range$5.32 - $10.2437
50-day moving average $9.5188
200-day moving average $7.5181
Target price$10.74
PE ratio 27.1105
Dividend yield $0.62 (9.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.353

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AUD 8

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  • Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
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Name Product Standard brokerage fee Inactivity fee Markets
IG Share Trading
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IG Share Trading
AUD 8 or 0.1%
AUD 50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period
ASX shares, Global shares, Forex, CFDs, Margin trading
$0 brokerage for US and global shares plus get an active trader discount of $5 commission on Australian shares.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, forex and CFDs, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
Bell Direct Share Trading
AUD 15
No
ASX shares, Options trading, mFunds, ETFs, Warrants
Invest in Australian shares, options and managed funds from the one account with no inactivity fee.
Bell Direct offers a one-second placement guarantee on market-to-limit ASX orders or your trade is free, plus enjoy extensive free research reports from top financial experts.
Superhero share trading
AUD 5
No
ASX shares, ETFs
Pay zero brokerage on all Australian ETFs.
Trade ASX stocks with a flat $5 commission fee and a low minimum investment of just $100.
CMC Markets Stockbroking
AUD 11 or 0.1%
No
ASX shares, Global shares, Forex, CFDs, Options trading, mFunds, ETFs, Warrants
$0 brokerage on global shares including US, UK and Japan markets.
Trade up to 9,000 products, including shares, managed funds, forex, commodities and cryptocurrencies, plus access up to 15 major global and Australian stock exchanges.
SelfWealth Share Trading (Basic account)
AUD 9.5
No
ASX shares, US shares
Trade ASX and US shares for a flat fee of $9.50, regardless of the trade size.
New customers receive free access to Community Insights with SelfWealth Premium for the first 90 days. Follow other investors and benchmark your portfolio performance.
ANZ Share Investing
AUD 19.95
No
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, mFunds, ETFs, Warrants
Earn 1 Qantas Point per AU$3 spent on brokerage fees on certain instruments.
Access Morningstar reports, company announcements and and live pricing via ANZ’s share investing platform. Available for desktop and mobile.
Westpac Online Investing Account
AUD 19.95 or 0.11%
USD 63.50 per year on the global markets account
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, ETFs
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Is it a good time to buy Bendigo and Adelaide Bank stock?

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$9.57 on 2021-01-22

1 week (2021-01-18) -1.14%
1 month (2020-12-24) 0.95%
3 months (2020-10-23) 44.34%
6 months (2020-07-24) 36.52%
1 year (2020-01-24) -7.00%
2 years (2019-01-25) -14.71%
3 years (2018-01-25) -16.13%
5 years (2016-01-25) -10.56%

Is Bendigo and Adelaide Bank under- or over-valued?

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

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's P/E ratio

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares trade at around 27x 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.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 27.88%
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.26%
Return on equity TTM 3.37%
Profit margin 13.48%
Book value 10.924
Market capitalisation $5.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank share dividends

86%

Dividend payout ratio: 86.11% of net profits

Recently Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has paid out, on average, around 86.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shareholders could enjoy a 9.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.62 per share.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank'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 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares ever split?

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares were split on 12 August 2009.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.32 up to $10.2437. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BEN.AU volatility(beta: 1.06)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 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's is 1.0608. This would suggest that Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank overview

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited provides banking and financial services to retail customers and small to medium sized businesses in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Consumer, Business, and Agribusiness. It offers a range of products and services, including personal and business banking, financial planning, commercial mortgages and unsecured loans, investment products, insurance, and superannuation. The company also provides home loans for the mortgage broker and mortgage manager market; wealth management services; and investments and funds management, commercial loans, access to funeral bonds, estates and trusts management services, and corporate trustee and custodial services; banking products and services to agribusiness participants. It operates 154 Bendigo Bank, 321 Community Bank, 20 Alliance Bank, 15 Delphi Bank, and 4 private franchise branches, as well as 193 rural bank points. The company was founded in 1858 and is headquartered in Bendigo, Australia.

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