How to buy Corporate Travel Management (CTD) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Corporate Travel Management shares.
Corporate Travel Management is a travel services business based in Australia. Corporate Travel Management shares (CTD) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Corporate Travel Management has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $653.4 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Corporate Travel Management
- 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.
- 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.
- Search for Corporate Travel Management. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CTD. 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 Corporate Travel Management reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Corporate Travel Management. 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.
What's in this guide?
- Corporate Travel Management key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Corporate Travel Management stock a buy or sell?
- Corporate Travel Management performance over time
- Are Corporate Travel Management shares over-valued?
- Corporate Travel Management's financials
- How volatile are Corporate Travel Management shares?
- Does Corporate Travel Management pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Corporate Travel Management stock price (ASX:CTD)Use our graph to track the performance of CTD stocks over time.
Corporate Travel Management shares at a glance
|52-week range||$13.5127 - $21.6418|
|50-day moving average||$17.1356|
|200-day moving average||$18.7256|
|Dividend yield||$0.28 (1.48%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.53|
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Is it a good time to buy Corporate Travel Management stock?
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Corporate Travel Management price performance over time
|1 week (2023-11-23)||-3.00%|
|1 month (2023-10-30)||12.66%|
|3 months (2023-08-30)||-2.59%|
|6 months (2023-05-30)||-11.95%|
|1 year (2022-11-30)||11.43%|
|2 years (2021-11-30)||-16.69%|
|3 years (2020-11-30)||-7.90%|
|5 years (2018-11-30)||-19.95%|
Is Corporate Travel Management under- or over-valued?
Valuing Corporate Travel Management stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Corporate Travel Management's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Corporate Travel Management's P/E ratio
Corporate Travel Management's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 36x. In other words, Corporate Travel Management shares trade at around 36x 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.
Corporate Travel Management's EBITDA
Corporate Travel Management's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $123.1 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Corporate Travel Management's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Corporate Travel Management financials
|Revenue TTM||$653.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||22.1%|
|Gross profit TTM||$252.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.97%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.94%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Corporate Travel Management share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 2.55% of net profits
Recently Corporate Travel Management has paid out, on average, around 2.55% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.48% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Corporate Travel Management shareholders could enjoy a 1.48% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Corporate Travel Management's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.28 per share.
While Corporate Travel Management's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Corporate Travel Management is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 September 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Corporate Travel Management share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Corporate Travel Management's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.5127 up to $21.6418. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Corporate Travel Management's is 1.769. This would suggest that Corporate Travel Management's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Corporate Travel Management overview
Corporate Travel Management Limited, a travel management solutions company, manages the procurement and delivery of travel services. It operates through four segments: Australia and New Zealand, North America, Asia, and Europe. The company provides corporate and event travel management, leisure travel, loyalty travel, and wholesale travel services, as well as accommodation agency services. Corporate Travel Management Limited was founded in 1994 and is based in Brisbane, Australia.
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Corporate Travel Management in the news
retail investors who own 50% along with institutions invested in Corporate Travel Management Limited (ASX:CTD) saw increase in their holdings value last week
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