How to buy EML Payments (EML) shares

Learn how to easily invest in EML Payments shares.

EML Payments Limited
-A$0.11 (-2.86%)

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EML Payments Limited is an information technology services business based in Australia. EML Payments shares (EML) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. EML Payments has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $156.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in EML Payments

  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 EML Payments. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: EML. 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 EML Payments 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, 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 EML Payments. 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.

EML Payments stock price (ASX:EML)

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EML Payments shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
52-week range$2.66 - $5.89
50-day moving average $3.7174
200-day moving average $4.4245
Target price$2.15
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.037

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Is it a good time to buy EML Payments stock?

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EML Payments price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$3.48

1 month (2021-07-02) -5.18%
3 months (2021-05-04) -38.19%

Is EML Payments under- or over-valued?

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

EML Payments's EBITDA

EML Payments's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $17.8 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a EML Payments's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

EML Payments financials

Revenue TTM $156.1 million
Operating margin TTM 5.07%
Gross profit TTM $88.1 million
Return on assets TTM 0.31%
Return on equity TTM -8.85%
Profit margin -23%
Book value 1.138
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

EML Payments share dividends

We're not expecting EML Payments to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have EML Payments's shares ever split?

EML Payments's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 30 June 2011. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your EML Payments shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for EML Payments shares which in turn could have impacted EML Payments's share price.

EML Payments share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, EML Payments's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.66 up to $5.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EML.AU volatility(beta: 1.42)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 EML Payments's is 1.423. This would suggest that EML Payments's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

EML Payments overview

EML Payments Limited provides prepaid payment services in Australia, Europe, and North America. Its portfolio of payment solutions offers options for disbursement payouts, gifts, incentives, and rewards, as well as white label payments and banking-as-a-service technology. The company issues mobile, virtual, and physical card solutions for various corporate brands. It serves blue-chip financial institutions, nonfinancial corporates, SMEs, FinTech companies, public sector, and NGO bodies. The company was formerly known as Emerchants Limited and changed its name to EML Payments Limited in November 2016. EML Payments Limited was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.

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