How to buy Costa Group Holdings (CGC) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Costa Group Holdings shares.

Costa Group Holdings Limited
AU: CGC - AUD
FARM PRODUCTS
A$3.20
-A$0.12 (-3.61%)

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Costa Group Holdings Limited is a farm products business based in Australia. Costa Group Holdings shares (CGC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Costa Group Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.2 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Costa Group Holdings

  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 Costa Group Holdings. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CGC. 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 Costa Group Holdings 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, 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 Costa Group Holdings. 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.

Costa Group Holdings stock price (ASX:CGC)

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Costa Group Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week range$2.7664 - $4.89
50-day moving average $3.3195
200-day moving average $4.0863
Target price$7.14
PE ratio 21.4474
Dividend yield $0.09 (2.73%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.152

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Is it a good time to buy Costa Group Holdings stock?

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Costa Group Holdings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$3.33

1 month (2021-07-01) 1.52%
3 months (2021-04-30) -28.54%

Is Costa Group Holdings under- or over-valued?

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

Costa Group Holdings's P/E ratio

Costa Group Holdings's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Costa Group Holdings shares trade at around 21x 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.

Costa Group Holdings's EBITDA

Costa Group Holdings's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $154.1 million.

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

Costa Group Holdings financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.54%
Gross profit TTM $743 million
Return on assets TTM 4.8%
Return on equity TTM 11.3%
Profit margin 5.22%
Book value 1.469
Market capitalisation $1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Costa Group Holdings share dividends

59%

Dividend payout ratio: 59.04% of net profits

Recently Costa Group Holdings has paid out, on average, around 59.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.97% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Costa Group Holdings shareholders could enjoy a 2.97% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Costa Group Holdings's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.09 per share.

Costa Group Holdings'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 9 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Costa Group Holdings share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Costa Group Holdings's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.7664 up to $4.89. 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 Costa Group Holdings's is 0.0092. This would suggest that Costa Group Holdings's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Costa Group Holdings overview

Costa Group Holdings Limited produces, packs, and markets fruits and vegetables to food retailers. It operates through three segments: Produce, Costa Farms & Logistics, and International. The company offers mushrooms, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, tomatoes, citrus, avocados, bananas, grapes, and other fruits. It also provides chilled logistics warehousing and services, as well as wholesale and marketing services. In addition, the company engages in licensing blueberry varieties in Australia, the Americas, China, Africa, and internationally; and berry farming activities in Morocco and China. As of June 23, 2021, it had approximately 5,000 planted hectares of farmland, 30 hectares of glasshouse facilities, and 3 mushroom growing facilities in Australia. The company also exports its products. Costa Group Holdings Limited was founded in 1888 and is based in Ravenhall, Australia.

Costa Group Holdings in the news

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