How to buy Bravura Solutions (BVS) shares
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Bravura Solutions is a software-application business based in Australia. Bravura Solutions shares (BVS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Bravura Solutions has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $259.7 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Bravura Solutions
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you choose.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
- Search for Bravura Solutions. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BVS. 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 Bravura Solutions reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- 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.
- Check on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Bravura Solutions. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Bravura Solutions key stats
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- Is Bravura Solutions stock a buy or sell?
- Bravura Solutions performance over time
- Are Bravura Solutions shares over-valued?
- Bravura Solutions's financials
- How volatile are Bravura Solutions shares?
- Does Bravura Solutions pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Bravura Solutions stock price (ASX:BVS)Use our graph to track the performance of BVS stocks over time.
Bravura Solutions shares at a glance
|52-week range||$1.345 - $3.8197|
|50-day moving average||$1.5842|
|200-day moving average||$2.1094|
|Dividend yield||$0.097 (6.83%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.16|
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Bravura Solutions price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-28)||-2.98%|
|1 month (2022-06-06)||-6.39%|
|3 months (2022-04-06)||-14.83%|
|6 months (2022-01-06)||-38.19%|
|1 year (2021-07-06)||-56.40%|
|2 years (2020-07-06)||-68.43%|
|3 years (2019-07-05)||-67.08%|
|5 years (2017-07-05)||-8.44%|
Is Bravura Solutions under- or over-valued?
Valuing Bravura Solutions stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bravura Solutions's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Bravura Solutions's P/E ratio
Bravura Solutions's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Bravura Solutions shares trade at around 9x 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.
Bravura Solutions's EBITDA
Bravura Solutions's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $72.2 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Bravura Solutions's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Bravura Solutions financials
|Revenue TTM||$259.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||21.64%|
|Gross profit TTM||$83.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.91%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.73%|
|Market capitalisation||$361.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Bravura Solutions share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 64.67% of net profits
Recently Bravura Solutions has paid out, on average, around 64.67% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.83% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Bravura Solutions shareholders could enjoy a 6.83% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Bravura Solutions's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.097 per share.
Bravura Solutions'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 2 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Bravura Solutions share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Bravura Solutions's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.345 up to $3.8197. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Bravura Solutions's is 0.718. This would suggest that Bravura Solutions's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Bravura Solutions overview
Bravura Solutions Limited engages in the development, licensing, and maintenance of administration and management software applications for the wealth management and funds administration sectors in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Wealth Management and Funds Administration. It offers Sonata, a wealth management solution for the administration of a range of wealth management products; Sonata Alta, a digital operating model, which provides clients control over their customer's data, operations, and end customer experiences; Sonata Digital that provides digital service; Garradin, a private wealth and portfolio administration solution for the administration of retail and wholesale wealth management, trusts and estates, SMSFs, managed accounts, fund accounting, and tax; and ePASS, an online portal that provides online services for superannuation members and employers. The company also provides Rufus enterprise solution that offers fund administration for transfer agencies; Rufus SaaS, a transfer agency solution that supports the global administration, servicing, and distribution of a range of investments; Babel solution, a financial messaging platform that connects to a range of financial product distributor platforms and the back-office functions of various markets using message media and formats; taWeb, a digital platform for transfer agents and fund managers; and financial planning solutions, such as AdviceOS and Digital Advice. In addition, it offers professional services, including consulting, data migration and services, software development, support, project management, and training services, as well as managed and cloud services. The company was formerly known as Bravura Solutions Holdings Pty Ltd and changed its name to Bravura Solutions Limited in October 2016. Bravura Solutions Limited was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.
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