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Engenco Limited is a railroads business based in Australia. Engenco shares (EGN) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Engenco has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $179.3 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Engenco
- 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 Engenco . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: EGN. 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 Engenco 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 Engenco . 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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Engenco share priceUse our graph to track the performance of EGN stocks over time.
Engenco shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.4041 - $0.6341|
|50-day moving average||$0.5366|
|200-day moving average||$0.5597|
|Dividend yield||$0.02 (3.85%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.049|
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Is it a good time to buy Engenco stock?
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Engenco price performance over time
|1 week (2021-06-09)||3.85%|
|1 month (2021-05-14)||0.54|
|3 months (2021-03-16)||0.93%|
|6 months (2020-12-16)||-6.90%|
|1 year (2020-06-16)||14.89%|
|2 years (2019-06-14)||33.33%|
|3 years (2018-06-15)||14.89%|
|5 years (2016-06-16)||500.00%|
Is Engenco under- or over-valued?
Valuing Engenco stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Engenco 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Engenco 's P/E ratio
Engenco 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Engenco shares trade at around 11x 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.
Engenco 's EBITDA
Engenco 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $17 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Engenco 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$179.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||7.59%|
|Gross profit TTM||$94.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.38%|
|Return on equity TTM||17.97%|
|Market capitalisation||$163 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Engenco share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 40% of net profits
Recently Engenco has paid out, on average, around 40% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.7% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Engenco shareholders could enjoy a 3.7% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Engenco 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.02 per share.
While Engenco 's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Engenco may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Engenco 's shares ever split?
Engenco 's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 10 November 2011. So if you had owned 10 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 Engenco shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Engenco shares which in turn could have impacted Engenco 's share price.
Engenco share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Engenco 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.4041 up to $0.6341. 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 Engenco 's is 0.5627. This would suggest that Engenco 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Engenco Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides engineering services and products in Australasia, Europe, and the United States. The company's Gemco Rail segment engages in the remanufacture and repair of locomotives, wagons, bearings, and other rail products for rail operators and maintainers. This segment offers wheel-set, bogie, and in-field wagon maintenance services; and manufactures new and refurbished wagons, bogie component parts, customized remote controlled ballast car discharge gates, and rail maintenance equipment and spares. Its Convair segment manufactures pneumatic road tankers and mobile silos for the carriage and storage of construction materials, grains, and other dry bulk materials; and offers maintenance, repair, and overhaul services, as well as sells ancillary equipment and spare parts. The company's Drivetrain segment offers engine and powertrain maintenance, repair, and overhaul; power generation design and construction; and technical support, professional engineering, and training services, as well as fluid connectors, new components, and parts to mining, oil and gas, rail, transport, defense, marine, construction, materials handling, automotive, agriculture, and power generation industries. Its Momentum Rail segment provides personnel and project management services, such as professional recruitment; and training and workforce solutions comprising management and provision of track construction, and maintenance projects to freight rail and mining rail infrastructure managers. The company's CERT segment provides rail training, rail incident investigation training, security (transit guard) training, first aid training, and company induction and course design services; issues certificates of competency; and manages apprenticeship and trainee schemes for various infrastructure and rail clients. Engenco Limited was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
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