How to buy Flight Centre (FLT) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Flight Centre shares.

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Flight Centre Travel Group (FLT) is a travel services provider with operations in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the Americas and other international regions. It also provides travel services under other travel brands including Discova, Independent by Liberty Travel and Travelsmart. FLT is listed on the ASX, and as of June 2021, is gradually recovering after a sharp drop in February 2020.

How to buy shares in Flight Centre

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Search for Flight Centre. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: FLT. 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 Flight Centre reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Flight Centre. 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.

Flight Centre stock price (ASX:FLT)

Use our graph to track the performance of FLT stocks over time.

Flight Centre shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
52-week range$13.59 - $25.28
50-day moving average $17.9234
200-day moving average $17.3624
Target price$19.85
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.98 (5.65%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.175

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The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.
Name Product Standard brokerage fee Inactivity fee Markets
IG Share Trading
AUD $8 or 0.1%
$50 per quarter if you make fewer than three trades in that period
ASX shares, Global shares
$0 brokerage for US and global shares plus get an active trader discount of $5 commission on Australian shares.
Enjoy some of the lowest brokerage fees on the market when trading Australian shares, international shares, plus get access to 24-hour customer support.
ThinkMarkets Share Trading
AUD $8
No
ASX shares
$8 flat fee brokerage for CHESS Sponsored ASX stocks (HIN ownership), plus free live stock price data on an easy to use mobile app.
Superhero share trading
$5
No
ASX shares, US shares, ETFs
Earn up to 15,000 Qantas frequent flyer points when you transfer an exisiting balance or trade. Offer valid for all new and existing Superhero members until 28 February.
Pay zero brokerage on US stocks and all ETFs and just $5 (flat fee) to trade Australian shares from your mobile or desktop.
GO Markets Share Trading
$7.70
No
ASX shares, Forex, CFDs, ETFs
Pay zero brokerage on your first 20 trades and $7.70 after that on over 2,500 ASX listed shares from either your desktop or mobile.
Opentrader Share Trading
AUD $5
No
ASX shares, Options trading, ETFs, Warrants
Gain access to chess sponsored shares for as little as $5 per trade.
Get free live data, advanced charting and even gain experience before trading through fantasy portfolios when you sign up with OpenTrader.
Saxo Capital Markets (Classic account)
AUD $5
No
ASX shares, Global shares, ETFs
Access 19,000+ stocks on 40+ exchanges worldwide
Low fees for Australian and global share trading, no inactivity fees, low currency conversion fee and optimised for mobile.
HSBC Online Share Trading
AUD $19.95
No
ASX shares, mFunds, ETFs, Bonds
Limited-time offer: Join HSBC’s online trading account before 28 February 2022 and HSBC will reimburse you up to $100 on your first 5 trades. Also traders who transfer $50k+ will get a $200 bonus(T&Cs apply).
Make trades online with brokerage fees starting from just $19.95 with an HSBC Online Share Trading account. Plus gain access to complimentary expert research, trading ideas and tools.
SelfWealth (Basic account)
AUD $9.5
No
ASX shares, US shares
Trade ASX and US shares for a flat fee of $9.50, regardless of the trade size.
New customers receive free access to Community Insights with SelfWealth Premium for the first 90 days. Follow other investors and benchmark your portfolio performance.
Bell Direct Share Trading
AUD $15
No
ASX shares, mFunds, ETFs
Invest in Australian shares, options and managed funds from the one account with no inactivity fee.
Bell Direct offers a one-second placement guarantee on market-to-limit ASX orders or your trade is free, plus enjoy extensive free research reports from top financial experts.
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Is it a good time to buy Flight Centre stock?

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Flight Centre price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$15.5

1 week (2022-01-21) -7.79%
1 month (2021-12-24) -12.53%
3 months (2021-10-28) -23.04%
6 months (2021-07-28) 7.12%
1 year (2021-01-28) 7.64%
2 years (2020-01-28) -56.69%
3 years (2019-01-25) -61.57%
5 years (2017-01-27) -43.60%

Is Flight Centre under- or over-valued?

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

Flight Centre's PEG ratio

Flight Centre's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.02. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Flight Centre's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Flight Centre's EBITDA

Flight Centre's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $370.2 million (£0.0 million).

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

Flight Centre financials

Revenue TTM $395.9 million
Gross profit TTM $-344,652,000
Return on assets TTM -12.88%
Return on equity TTM -37.43%
Profit margin -109.4%
Book value 4.796
Market capitalisation $3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Flight Centre share dividends

We're not expecting Flight Centre to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Flight Centre's shares ever split?

Flight Centre's shares were split on 11 March 2003.

Flight Centre share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Flight Centre's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.59 up to $25.28. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FLT.AU volatility(beta: 2.05)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Flight Centre's is 2.0525. This would suggest that Flight Centre's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Flight Centre overview

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited provides travel retailing services for the leisure and corporate sectors in Australia, New Zealand, Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and internationally. The company offers leisure travel services for the niche sectors, as well as mass, youth, premium, and cruise markets; and corporate travel services for organizations of various sizes across industries, as well as supplies products to its national and international network, or travel retail outlets. It also provides tour operations, hotel management, and destination management services. In addition, the company offers other travel related services, including foreign currency exchange and travel academies; recruitment marketing and bike retailing; and employee benefit services. Flight Centre Travel Group Limited provides its services primarily under the Flight Centre brand, as well as other travel brands, such as Student Flights, Travel Associates, Liberty Travel, Infinity Holidays, GOGO Vacations, FC, Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller, Stage and Screen, and cievents. The company was formerly known as Flight Centre Limited and changed its name to Flight Centre Travel Group Limited in November 2013. Flight Centre Travel Group Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in South Brisbane, Australia.

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