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
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 key stats
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- Is Bendigo and Adelaide Bank stock a buy or sell?
- Bendigo and Adelaide Bank performance over time
- Are Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares over-valued?
- Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's financials
- How volatile are Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares?
- Does Bendigo and Adelaide Bank pay a dividend?
- Have Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank share priceUse our graph to track the performance of BEN stocks over time.
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares at a glance
|52-week range||AUDA$5.48 - AUDA$11.65|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$6.4542|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$6.4899|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.62 (10.18%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.353|
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Is it a good time to buy Bendigo and Adelaide Bank stock?
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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 17x. In other words, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank shares trade at around 17x 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%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 187.5% of net profits
Recently Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has paid out, on average, around 187.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.18% 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 10.18% 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 5 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares ever split?
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares were split on 11 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 $5.48 up to $11.65. 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 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's is 0.8446. This would suggest that Bendigo and Adelaide Bank's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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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