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How to buy Charter Hall Retail REIT (CQR) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Charter Hall Retail REIT shares.

Charter Hall Retail REIT is a reit - retail business based in Australia. Charter Hall Retail REIT shares (CQR) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Charter Hall Retail REIT has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $254.2 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Charter Hall Retail REIT

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Charter Hall Retail REIT. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CQR. 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 Charter Hall Retail REIT reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Charter Hall Retail REIT. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.

Charter Hall Retail REIT stock price (ASX:CQR)

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Charter Hall Retail REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-11-27.
52-week range$3.035 - $4.1267
50-day moving average $3.1894
200-day moving average $3.5743
Target price$3.77
PE ratio 49.69
Dividend yield $0.258 (7.99%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.06

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Is it a good time to buy Charter Hall Retail REIT stock?

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Charter Hall Retail REIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$3.21

1 week (2023-11-24) -0.62%
1 month (2023-11-02) 1.90%
3 months (2023-09-01) -6.96%
6 months (2023-06-02) -14.17%
1 year (2022-12-02) -20.35%
2 years (2021-12-02) -21.52%
3 years (2020-12-02) -16.19%
5 years (2018-11-30) -28.98%

Is Charter Hall Retail REIT under- or over-valued?

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

Charter Hall Retail REIT's P/E ratio

Charter Hall Retail REIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 50x. In other words, Charter Hall Retail REIT shares trade at around 50x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Charter Hall Retail REIT financials

Revenue TTM $254.2 million
Operating margin TTM 32.66%
Gross profit TTM $168.8 million
Return on assets TTM 2.44%
Return on equity TTM 1.35%
Profit margin 14.87%
Book value 4.729
Market capitalisation $1.9 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Charter Hall Retail REIT share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 122.86% of net profits

Recently Charter Hall Retail REIT has paid out, on average, around 122.86% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.99% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Charter Hall Retail REIT shareholders could enjoy a 7.99% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Charter Hall Retail REIT's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.258 per share.

Charter Hall Retail REIT'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 29 June 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Charter Hall Retail REIT's shares ever split?

Charter Hall Retail REIT's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 1 September 2010. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Charter Hall Retail REIT shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Charter Hall Retail REIT shares which in turn could have impacted Charter Hall Retail REIT's share price.

Charter Hall Retail REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Charter Hall Retail REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.035 up to $4.1267. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CQR.AU volatility(beta: 0.72)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Charter Hall Retail REIT's is 0.723. This would suggest that Charter Hall Retail REIT's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Charter Hall Retail REIT overview

Charter Hall Retail REIT is the leading owner of property for convenience retailers. Charter Hall Retail REIT is managed by Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC). Charter Hall is one of Australia's leading fully integrated property investment and funds management groups. We use our expertise to access, deploy, manage and invest equity to create value and generate superior returns for our investor customers. We've curated a diverse portfolio of high-quality properties across our core sectors - Office, Industrial & Logistics, Retail and Social Infrastructure. With partnerships and financial discipline at the heart of our approach, we create and invest in places that support our customers, people and communities grow.

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