How to buy CPT Global (CGO) shares
Learn how to easily invest in CPT Global shares.
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CPT Global is an information technology services business based in Australia. CPT Global shares (CGO) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. CPT Global has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $31.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in CPT Global
- 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 CPT Global. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CGO. 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 CPT Global 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 CPT Global. 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.
CPT Global stock price (ASX:CGO)Use our graph to track the performance of CGO stocks over time.
CPT Global shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.38 - $0.6816|
|50-day moving average||$0.4831|
|200-day moving average||$0.5874|
|Dividend yield||$0.045 (11.69%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.059|
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Is it a good time to buy CPT Global stock?
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CPT Global price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-24)||-5.13%|
|1 month (2022-06-01)||-21.28%|
|3 months (2022-04-01)||-32.73%|
|6 months (2021-12-31)||-42.64%|
|1 year (2021-07-01)||-26.00%|
|2 years (2020-07-01)||221.74%|
|3 years (2019-07-01)||85.00%|
|5 years (2017-06-30)||131.25%|
Is CPT Global under- or over-valued?
Valuing CPT Global stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of CPT Global's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
CPT Global's P/E ratio
CPT Global's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, CPT Global shares trade at around 7x 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.
CPT Global's EBITDA
CPT Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.1 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a CPT Global's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
CPT Global financials
|Revenue TTM||$31.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||10.06%|
|Gross profit TTM||$30.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||17.94%|
|Return on equity TTM||46.58%|
|Market capitalisation||$16.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
CPT Global share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 75% of net profits
Recently CPT Global has paid out, on average, around 75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 11.69% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), CPT Global shareholders could enjoy a 11.69% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In CPT Global's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.045 per share.
CPT Global'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 2 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
CPT Global share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, CPT Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.38 up to $0.6816. 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 CPT Global's is 1.1302. This would suggest that CPT Global's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
CPT Global overview
CPT Global Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) consultancy services for federal and state government, banking and finance, insurance, telecommunications, and retail and manufacturing sectors in Australia, Europe, North America, and internationally. The company offers digital consulting, capacity planning, cost reduction, mainframe and midrange performance, project and program management, technical support, and management IT services, as well as management, functional, and automation testing services. It also provides transformation services, including strategic advisory, DevOps and release automation, customer experience, architecture and road mapping, robotic process automation, and workforce efficiency services; and assurance-delivery services, such as capacity planning and forecasting, environment and data management, QA and testing, performance testing, program and project leadership, benefits realization, real time payment systems, and implementation readiness services. In addition, the company offers assurance-operations services comprising IT service management, capacity management, stability and availability, performance monitoring and metrics, operational capability maturity, and business and service continuity services. Further, it provides optimization services, including mainframe optimization and cost reduction, cloud migration and optimization, lifecycle management, legacy migration, performance tuning and engineering, and mainframe modernization services. CPT Global Limited was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Docklands, Australia.
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