How to buy BWX (BWX) shares
Learn how to easily invest in 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 in Australian Dollars. BWX has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $194.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in BWX
- 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 BWX. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BWX. 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 BWX 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, 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 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 stock price (ASX:BWX)Use our graph to track the performance of BWX stocks over time.
BWX shares at a glance
|52-week range||$3.5925 - $5.56|
|50-day moving average||$5.0183|
|200-day moving average||$4.9679|
|Dividend yield||$0.041 (0.83%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.168|
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Is it a good time to buy BWX stock?
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BWX price performance over time
|1 week (2021-09-16)||-0.41%|
|1 month (2021-08-26)||-7.91%|
|3 months (2021-06-25)||-8.43%|
|6 months (2021-03-26)||2.95%|
|1 year (2020-09-25)||6.77%|
|2 years (2019-09-26)||32.88%|
|3 years (2018-09-26)||31.10%|
|5 years (2016-09-26)||0.14%|
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 29x. In other words, BWX shares trade at around 29x 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.
BWX's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $28.8 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.
|Revenue TTM||$194.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||12.73%|
|Gross profit TTM||$115 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.28%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.21%|
|Market capitalisation||$776.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
BWX share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 5.88% of net profits
Recently BWX has paid out, on average, around 5.88% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.84% 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 0.84% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In BWX's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.041 per share.
While BWX's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that BWX is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 4 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
BWX share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, BWX's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.5925 up to $5.56. 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 BWX's is 1.744. 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 Limited, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells natural body, hair, and skin care products in Australia, the United States, and internationally. The company is also involved in the online sale of its products. In addition, it provides health, beauty, and wellbeing products sourced from third parties through the Nourished Life e-commerce site; and vegan, ethical, and sustainable products through Flora and Fauna. The company owns, produces, and distributes products under the Sukin, Mineral Fusion, Andalou Naturals, DermaSukin, Life Basics, and USPA personal care brands. BWX Limited was incorporated in 2013 and is headquartered in Dandenong, Australia.
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