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How to buy BWX shares

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BWX Limited is a household & personal products business based in Australia. BWX shares (BWX) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. BWX has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $187.7 million.

How to buy shares in BWX

  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 BWX. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BWX. 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 BWX 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, 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 BWX. 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.

BWX share price

Use our graph to track the performance of BWX stocks over time.

BWX shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-25.
52-week range$2.3867 - $5.1513
50-day moving average $4.0106
200-day moving average $4.2173
Target price$3.53
PE ratio 33.2231
Dividend yield $0.039 (0.94%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.121

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The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.
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Name Product Standard brokerage fee Inactivity fee Markets
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.
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AUD $15
No
ASX shares, mFunds, ETFs
Exclusive: New customers who open an account with Bell Direct through Finder will pay no brokerage fees on the first five stock or ETF trades until April 30, 2021 (T&Cs apply).
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.
IG Share Trading
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AUD $8 or 0.1%
$50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period
ASX shares, Global shares
$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, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
CMC Markets Stockbroking
AUD $11 or 0.1%
No
ASX shares, Global shares, mFunds, ETFs
$0 brokerage on global shares including US, UK and Japan markets.
Trade up to 9,000 products, including shares, ETFs and managed funds, plus access up to 15 major global and Australian stock exchanges.
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 BWX stock?

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BWX price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.78

1 month (2021-03-19) 2.36%

Is BWX under- or over-valued?

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

BWX's P/E ratio

BWX's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, BWX shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14).

BWX's EBITDA

BWX's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $26.4 million (£0.0 million).

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

BWX financials

Revenue TTM $187.7 million
Operating margin TTM 12.32%
Gross profit TTM $108.8 million
Return on assets TTM 3.65%
Return on equity TTM 5.19%
Profit margin 8.08%
Book value 2.405
Market capitalisation $561 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

BWX share dividends

43%

Dividend payout ratio: 43.33% of net profits

Recently BWX has paid out, on average, around 43.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.63% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), BWX shareholders could enjoy a 1.63% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BWX's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.039 per share.

While BWX's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that BWX may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

BWX share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, BWX's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.3867 up to $5.1513. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BWX.AU volatility(beta: 1.75)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 BWX's is 1.75. This would suggest that BWX's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

BWX overview

BWX Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and wholesale of natural body, hair, and skin care products in Australia, the United States, and internationally. The company owns, produces, and distributes products under the Sukin, Mineral Fusion, Andalou Naturals, DermaSukin, Life Basics, and USPA personal care brands. It is also involved in the online sale of its products. In addition, the company provides health, beauty, and wellbeing products sourced from third parties through the Nourished Life e-commerce site. BWX Limited was incorporated in 2013 and is based in Dandenong South, Australia.

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