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BWP Trust is a reit-industrial business based in Australia. BWP Trust shares (BWP) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. BWP Trust has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $155.8 million.

How to buy shares in BWP Trust

  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 BWP Trust. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BWP. 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 BWP Trust 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 $4.11, 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 BWP Trust. 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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How has coronavirus impacted BWP Trust's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, BWP Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $4.11, which is 1.46% up on its pre-crash value of $4.05 and 58.69% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $2.59.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of BWP Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $667.49 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,004.90.

BWP Trust share price

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BWP Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-12.
52-week range$2.4795 - $4.5
50-day moving average $4.3726
200-day moving average $4.1136
Target price$2.9
PE ratio 13.0793
Dividend yield $0.18 (4.16%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.328

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Is it a good time to buy BWP Trust stock?

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BWP Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$4.11 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2021-01-08) -6.38%
1 month (2020-12-16) -6.16%
3 months (2020-10-16) 0.24%
6 months (2020-07-16) 5.38%
1 year (2020-01-16) 0.74%
2 years (2019-01-16) 12.60%
3 years (2018-01-16) 37.00%
5 years (2016-01-15) 33.44%

Is BWP Trust under- or over-valued?

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

BWP Trust's P/E ratio

BWP Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, BWP Trust shares trade at around 13x 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.

BWP Trust financials

Revenue TTM $155.8 million
Operating margin TTM 85.12%
Gross profit TTM $141.4 million
Return on assets TTM 3.36%
Return on equity TTM 10.96%
Profit margin 135.22%
Book value 3.065
Market capitalisation $2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

BWP Trust share dividends

55%

Dividend payout ratio: 55.42% of net profits

Recently BWP Trust has paid out, on average, around 55.42% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BWP Trust shareholders could enjoy a 4.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BWP Trust's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.18 per share.

BWP Trust'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 30 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have BWP Trust's shares ever split?

BWP Trust's shares were split on 11 May 2009.

BWP Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BWP Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.4795 up to $4.5. 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 BWP Trust's is 0.4556. This would suggest that BWP Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

BWP Trust overview

Established and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (?ASX?) in 1998 (see prospectus), BWP Trust (?BWP? or ?the Trust?) is a real estate investment trust investing in and managing commercial properties throughout Australia. The majority of the Trust's properties are large format retailing properties, in particular, Bunnings Warehouses, leased to Bunnings Group Limited (?Bunnings?). Bunnings is the leading retailer of home improvement and outdoor living products in Australia and New Zealand, and a major supplier to project builders, commercial trades people, and the housing industry. Full details on the Trust's property portfolio can be found in the Our Properties section of this website. The Trust is managed by an external responsible entity, BWP Management Limited (?the responsible entity?) which is appointed under the Trust's constitution and operates under an Australian Financial Services Licence. The responsible entity is committed to managing the Trust solely and is paid an annual fee based on the gross assets of the Trust. Both Bunnings and the responsible entity are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Wesfarmers Limited (?Wesfarmers?), one of Australia's largest listed companies. Wesfarmers also owns approximately 24.75 per cent of the issued units in the Trust.

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