How to buy Flight Centre (FLT) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Flight Centre shares.
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How to buy shares in Flight Centre
- 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 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
What's in this guide?
- Flight Centre key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Flight Centre stock a buy or sell?
- Flight Centre performance over time
- Are Flight Centre shares over-valued?
- Flight Centre's financials
- How volatile are Flight Centre shares?
- Does Flight Centre pay a dividend?
- Have Flight Centre shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Flight Centre stock price (ASX:FLT)Use our graph to track the performance of FLT stocks over time.
Flight Centre shares at a glance
|52-week range||$13.59 - $25.28|
|50-day moving average||$17.9234|
|200-day moving average||$17.3624|
|Dividend yield||$0.98 (5.65%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-2.175|
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Is it a good time to buy Flight Centre stock?
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Flight Centre price performance over time
|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%|
|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".
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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