How to buy DGL group (DGL) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in DGL group shares.
DGL group is a conglomerates business based in Australia. DGL group shares (DGL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. DGL group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $466 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in DGL group
- 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 DGL group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DGL. 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 DGL group 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 DGL group. 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.
DGL group stock price (ASX:DGL)Use our graph to track the performance of DGL stocks over time.
DGL group shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.645 - $1.905|
|50-day moving average||$0.8162|
|200-day moving average||$1.1155|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.07|
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Is it a good time to buy DGL group stock?
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DGL group price performance over time
|1 week (2023-11-22)||-5.17%|
|1 month (2023-10-30)||5.10%|
|3 months (2023-08-30)||-4.07%|
|6 months (2023-05-30)||-34.78%|
|1 year (2022-11-30)||-44.07%|
|2 years (2021-11-30)||-66.33%|
Is DGL group under- or over-valued?
Valuing DGL group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of DGL group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
DGL group's P/E ratio
DGL group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, DGL group shares trade at around 13x 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.
DGL group's EBITDA
DGL group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $48 million (£25 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a DGL group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
DGL group financials
|Revenue TTM||$466 million|
|Operating margin TTM||8.35%|
|Gross profit TTM||$171.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.49%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.02%|
|Market capitalisation||$242.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
DGL group share dividends
We're not expecting DGL group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
DGL group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, DGL group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.645 up to $1.905. 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 DGL group's is 0.44. This would suggest that DGL group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
DGL group overview
DGL Group Limited provides specialty chemical formulation and manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, and waste management and recycling solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. The company operates through three segments: Chemical Manufacturing, Warehousing and Distribution, and Environmental Solutions. The Chemical Manufacturing segment produces a range of specialty chemicals; and undertakes advanced formulation and contract manufacturing on behalf of third parties. This segment also offers water treatment chemicals under the Hardman brand name. The Warehousing and Distribution segment provides freight forwarding, inventory management, transport, logistics, and warehousing services focusing on dangerous and hazardous goods across Australia and New Zealand. It also manages logistics and distribution of other goods, including food, pharmaceutical products, agricultural products, security sensitive goods, and temperature-controlled products. The Environmental Solutions segment undertakes resource recovery and waste management activities. This segment is also involved in the liquid waste treatment, used lead acid battery recycling, and lead smelting and refining activities. The company serves a range of sectors, including agriculture, water treatment, mining, construction, automotive, food, pharmaceutical, lead smelters, plastic recyclers, utilities, galvanizers, manufacturing, home and garden, and chemical companies. The company was formerly known as DGL Environmental Pty Ltd and changed its name to DGL Group Limited in April 2021. DGL Group Limited was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.
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