How to buy Data#3 (DTL) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Data#3 shares.
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Data#3 Limited is an information technology services business based in Australia. Data#3 shares (DTL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Data#3 has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Data#3
- 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 Data#3 . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DTL. 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 Data#3 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, 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 Data#3 . 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.
Data#3 stock price (ASX:DTL)Use our graph to track the performance of DTL stocks over time.
Data#3 shares at a glance
|52-week range||$4.59 - $7.2191|
|50-day moving average||$5.312|
|200-day moving average||$5.4733|
|Dividend yield||$0.143 (3%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.157|
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Is it a good time to buy Data#3 stock?
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Data#3 price performance over time
|1 month (2021-07-01)||-0.55%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||-12.86%|
Is Data#3 under- or over-valued?
Valuing Data#3 stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Data#3 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Data#3 's P/E ratio
Data#3 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 30x. In other words, Data#3 shares trade at around 30x 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.
Data#3 's EBITDA
Data#3 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $37.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Data#3 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.04%|
|Gross profit TTM||$54.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||8.48%|
|Return on equity TTM||52.54%|
|Market capitalisation||$719.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Data#3 share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 2.38% of net profits
Recently Data#3 has paid out, on average, around 2.38% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.01% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Data#3 shareholders could enjoy a 3.01% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Data#3 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.143 per share.
While Data#3 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Data#3 is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 15 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Data#3 's shares ever split?
Data#3 's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 9 November 2011. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Data#3 shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Data#3 shares which in turn could have impacted Data#3 's share price.
Data#3 share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Data#3 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.59 up to $7.2191. 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 Data#3 's is 0.498. This would suggest that Data#3 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Data#3 Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides information technology (IT) solutions primarily in Australia. It offers cloud solutions, such as public cloud services and modern data centers; modern workplace solutions, including digital workspace, collaboration, enterprise networks, systems management, and printing; security solutions comprising cloud and network security, identity and access management, data security and privacy, and security monitoring and analytics; data and analytics solutions, including business intelligence and customer management; and connectivity solutions comprising IT-OT networking, and software-defined and wireless networks. The company also provides consulting, procurement, project, support, and recruitment and contract resourcing services. Data#3 Limited was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.
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