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Cardno Limited is an engineering & construction business based in Australia. Cardno shares (CDD) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.285 – the same closing value as a week prior. Cardno has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $989.1 million.

How to buy shares in Cardno

  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 Cardno. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CDD. 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 Cardno 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 $0.285, 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 Cardno. 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.

How has coronavirus impacted Cardno's share price?

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

Its last market close was $0.285, which is 24.00% down on its pre-crash value of $0.375 and 46.15% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.195.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Cardno shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $648.65 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 $770.27.

Cardno share price

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Cardno shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-22.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.285
52-week rangeAUDA$0.195 - AUDA$1.12
50-day moving average AUDA$1.1163
200-day moving average AUDA$0.4726
Target priceAUDA$1.65
PE ratio 6.0244
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.127

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Is it a good time to buy Cardno stock?

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Cardno price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.285

1 week (2020-09-14) -99.02%
1 month (2020-08-21) -10.94%
3 months (2020-06-20) N/A
6 months (2020-03-23) 18.75%
1 year (2019-09-20) -74.55%
2 years (2018-09-21) -76.64%
3 years (2017-09-21) -80.68%
5 years (2015-09-21) -82.94%

Is Cardno under- or over-valued?

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

Cardno's P/E ratio

Cardno's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Cardno shares trade at around 6x 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.

Cardno's EBITDA

Cardno's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $70.6 million (£0.0 million).

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

Cardno financials

Revenue TTM $989.1 million
Operating margin TTM 3.2%
Gross profit TTM $84.4 million
Return on assets TTM 2.54%
Return on equity TTM -17.52%
Profit margin 5.72%
Book value 0.642
Market capitalisation $129.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Cardno share dividends

We're not expecting Cardno to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Cardno share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cardno's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.195 up to $1.12. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CDD.AU volatility(beta: 1.1)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 Cardno's is 1.1. This would suggest that Cardno's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Cardno overview

Cardno Limited, a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, engages in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities worldwide. The company's Asia Pacific Engineering and Environmental segment provides services in civil, structural, water, environmental, coastal, bridge, geotechnical, subsurface utility, traffic, and transport engineering, as well as environmental science, surveying, landscape architecture, planning, and asset management. Its Americas Engineering and Environmental segment offers environmental, water, transportation, energy and resources, land, buildings, and management services to private and public sector clients. The company's International Development segment designs and implements large-scale sustainable solutions for development assistance agencies and private clients. The company's Other segment engages in the engineering and consulting operations in Latin America. It serves defense, energy, government, industrial, international development, land management, mining and resources, property and buildings, transportation, utilities, and water sectors. Cardno Limited was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Fortitude Valley, Australia.

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