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Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited is an aerospace & defense business based in Australia. Electro Optic Systems Holdings shares (EOS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $6.13 – an increase of 3.37% over the previous week. Electro Optic Systems Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $184.5 million.

How to buy shares in Electro Optic Systems 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 Electro Optic Systems Holdings . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: EOS. 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 Electro Optic Systems 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 of $6.13, 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 Electro Optic Systems 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.

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How has coronavirus impacted Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $6.13, which is 34.93% down on its pre-crash value of $9.42 and 107.80% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $2.95.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Electro Optic Systems Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $284.62 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $585.48.

Electro Optic Systems Holdings share price

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Electro Optic Systems Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-22.
Latest market closeAUDA$6.13
52-week rangeAUDA$2.95 - AUDA$10.8
50-day moving average AUDA$5.5736
200-day moving average AUDA$5.4454
Target priceAUDA$1.09
PE ratio 28.6894
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.198

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Is it a good time to buy Electro Optic Systems Holdings stock?

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Electro Optic Systems Holdings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$6.13 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-16) 3.37%
1 month (2020-09-23) 11.86%
3 months (2020-07-23) -3.46%
6 months (2020-04-23) 49.88%
1 year (2019-10-23) -12.55%
2 years (2018-10-23) 116.61%
3 years (2017-10-23) 147.18%
5 years (2015-10-23) 415.13%

Is Electro Optic Systems Holdings under- or over-valued?

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

Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's P/E ratio

Electro Optic Systems 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 29x. In other words, Electro Optic Systems Holdings shares trade at around 29x 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.

Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's EBITDA

Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $227,626.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Electro Optic Systems Holdings financials

Revenue TTM $184.5 million
Gross profit TTM $75.9 million
Return on assets TTM -0.95%
Return on equity TTM -1.62%
Profit margin -1.58%
Book value 2.371
Market capitalisation $916.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Electro Optic Systems Holdings share dividends

We're not expecting Electro Optic Systems Holdings to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Electro Optic Systems Holdings share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.95 up to $10.8. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EOS.AU volatility(beta: 1.31)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's is 1.3116. This would suggest that Electro Optic Systems Holdings 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Electro Optic Systems Holdings overview

Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited develops, manufactures, and sells telescopes and dome enclosures, laser satellite tracking systems, and electro-optic fire control systems in Australia, the United States, Singapore, the Middle East, Germany, and internationally. It operates through Defense Systems, Space Systems, and Communication Systems segments. The Defense Systems segment develops, manufactures, and markets fire control, surveillance, and weapon systems to military customers. It also provides sensors; and fire control software products. The Space segment designs, manufactures, and delivers sensors and systems for space situational awareness and space control. Its products include debris management space systems, defense missiles, optical communications systems, surveillance systems, and space products, such as observatories, telescopes, and laser products and electronics. This segment also manufactures and sells microwave satellite dishes and receivers. The Communication Systems segment offers optical, microwave, and on-the-move radio, and satellite products. Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited was founded in 1983 and is based in Hume, Australia.

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