How to buy DataDot Technology (DDT) shares
Learn how to easily invest in DataDot Technology shares.
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DataDot Technology Limited is a security & protection services business based in Australia. DataDot Technology shares (DDT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. DataDot Technology has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.9 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in DataDot Technology
- 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 DataDot Technology . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DDT. 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 DataDot Technology 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 DataDot Technology . 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.
What's in this guide?
- DataDot Technology key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is DataDot Technology stock a buy or sell?
- DataDot Technology performance over time
- Are DataDot Technology shares over-valued?
- DataDot Technology 's financials
- How volatile are DataDot Technology shares?
- Does DataDot Technology pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
DataDot Technology stock price (ASX:DDT)Use our graph to track the performance of DDT stocks over time.
DataDot Technology shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.005 - $0.013|
|50-day moving average||$0.0099|
|200-day moving average||$0.0073|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.001|
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Is it a good time to buy DataDot Technology stock?
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DataDot Technology price performance over time
|1 week (2021-10-13)||40.00%|
|1 month (2021-09-20)||27.27%|
|3 months (2021-07-20)||100.00%|
|6 months (2021-04-20)||154.55%|
|1 year (2020-10-20)||86.67%|
|2 years (2019-10-16)||180.00%|
|3 years (2018-10-18)||600.00%|
|5 years (2016-10-20)||-12.50%|
Is DataDot Technology under- or over-valued?
Valuing DataDot Technology stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DataDot Technology 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
DataDot Technology 's P/E ratio
DataDot Technology 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, DataDot Technology shares trade at around 14x 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.
DataDot Technology 's EBITDA
DataDot Technology 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.2 million (£631,020).
The EBITDA is a measure of a DataDot Technology 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
DataDot Technology financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||24.58%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||17.11%|
|Return on equity TTM||48.57%|
|Market capitalisation||$17.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
DataDot Technology share dividends
We're not expecting DataDot Technology to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
DataDot Technology share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, DataDot Technology 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.005 up to $0.013. 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 DataDot Technology 's is 1.3292. This would suggest that DataDot Technology 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
DataDot Technology overview
DataDot Technology Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes asset identification and digital protection solutions in Asia, the Americas, Africa, Australia, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, DataDotDNA and DataTraceID. It offers DataDotDNA polymer and metallic microdots; asset registers, which are databases that record asset identification data and are accessible by law enforcement agencies and insurance investigators; and security DataTraceID authentication solutions, as well as vault asset protection devices. The company also provides theft deterrence solutions, such as ToolMate that protects tools, as well as deters thieves using the microdot identification technology; and PartMate, which protects stock by combining microdots with encoded serial numbers and a hidden tracer that can be viewed with a black-light. In addition, it offers authentication solutions for liability reduction, warranty claims, counterfeit detection, track and trace, grey market/diversion, supply chain management, enhanced packaging, retail loss prevention, credentials/ID cards, and document security. Further, the company offers DataDotDNA National Register, a law enforcement resource center that allows customers to verify the original owner of assets protected by DataDotDNA. Additionally, it operates as a re-seller of PadJack's range of network security products. The company sells its products through a network of distributors. DataDot Technology Limited incorporated in 2000 and is based in Brookvale, Australia.
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