How to buy Cardno (CDD) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Cardno shares.
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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 in Australian Dollars. Cardno has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $894.9 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Cardno
- 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 Cardno. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CDD. 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 Cardno 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 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.
Cardno stock price (ASX:CDD)Use our graph to track the performance of CDD stocks over time.
Cardno shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.245 - $1.16|
|50-day moving average||$1.0012|
|200-day moving average||$0.8157|
|Dividend yield||$0.055 (5.14%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.077|
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Is it a good time to buy Cardno stock?
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Cardno price performance over time
|1 week (2021-09-09)||1.89%|
|1 month (2021-08-18)||14.89%|
|3 months (2021-06-18)||26.32%|
|6 months (2021-03-19)||122.68%|
|1 year (2020-09-18)||278.95%|
|2 years (2019-09-18)||98.79%|
|3 years (2018-09-18)||73.75%|
|5 years (2016-09-16)||163.80%|
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 14x. In other words, Cardno shares trade at around 14x 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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $48.3 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.
|Revenue TTM||$894.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||4.25%|
|Gross profit TTM||$79.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.91%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.57%|
|Market capitalisation||$421.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Cardno share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 61.25% of net profits
Recently Cardno has paid out, on average, around 61.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.09% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cardno shareholders could enjoy a 5.09% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cardno's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.055 per share.
Cardno'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 31 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Cardno share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Cardno's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.245 up to $1.16. 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 Cardno's is 0.9356. This would suggest that Cardno's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Cardno Limited, a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, engages in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Africa, Latin America, Asia, and internationally. The 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. The Americas Engineering and Environmental segment offers environmental, water, transportation, energy and resources, land, buildings, and management services to private and public sector clients. The International Development segment designs and implements large-scale sustainable solutions for development assistance agencies and private clients. It also engages in the engineering and consulting operations. The company 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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