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Collection House Limited is a specialty business services business based in Australia. Collection House shares (CLH) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Collection House has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $145.4 million..
How to buy shares in Collection House
- 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 Collection House. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CLH. 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 Collection House 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 of $1.085, 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 Collection House. 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.
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- Collection House key stats
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- Is Collection House stock a buy or sell?
- Collection House performance over time
- Are Collection House shares over-valued?
- Collection House's financials
- How volatile are Collection House shares?
- Does Collection House pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Collection House share priceUse our graph to track the performance of CLH stocks over time.
Collection House shares at a glance
|52-week range||$1.03 - $1.26|
|50-day moving average||$1.085|
|200-day moving average||$1.085|
|Dividend yield||$0.08 (7.56%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.22|
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Is it a good time to buy Collection House stock?
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Collection House price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-14)||223.88%|
|1 month (2020-12-22)||0%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||0%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||0%|
|1 year (2020-01-21)||-0.46%|
|2 years (2019-01-21)||-19.03%|
|3 years (2018-01-19)||-15.89%|
|5 years (2016-01-21)||-28.15%|
Is Collection House under- or over-valued?
Valuing Collection House stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Collection House's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Collection House's P/E ratio
Collection House's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Collection House shares trade at around 5x 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.
Collection House's EBITDA
Collection House's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $42 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Collection House's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Collection House financials
|Revenue TTM||$145.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||24.36%|
|Gross profit TTM||$122.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.84%|
|Return on equity TTM||-22.04%|
|Market capitalisation||$150.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Collection House share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 36.36% of net profits
Recently Collection House has paid out, on average, around 36.36% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.56% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Collection House shareholders could enjoy a 7.56% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Collection House's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.08 per share.
While Collection House's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Collection House 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 2 October 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").
Collection House share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Collection House's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.03 up to $1.26. 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 Collection House's is 0.0542. This would suggest that Collection House's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Collection House overview
Collection House Limited operates as a receivables management company in Australia. The company operates through Collection Services and Purchased Debt Ledgers segments. It offers debt collections services to clients in the Australasian financial services, insurance, public utility, credit, and government enterprise markets; and debt purchasing services for banking, finance, telecommunications, and energy sectors. The company also provides receivables management, repayment arrangement management, asset location recovery and sale, hardship management, legal and insolvency, credit management training, finance brokerage, and business process outsourcing services. Collection House Limited was incorporated in 1981 and is headquartered in Newstead, Australia.
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