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Future Generation Investment Company Limited is an asset management business based in Australia. Future Generation Investment Company shares (FGX) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $1.165 – a decrease of 3.72% over the previous week. Future Generation Investment Company has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $18.7 million.

How to buy shares in Future Generation Investment Company

  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 Future Generation Investment Company . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: FGX. 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 Future Generation Investment Company 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 $1.165, 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 Future Generation Investment Company . 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 Future Generation Investment Company 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Future Generation Investment Company 's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $1.165, which is 0.85% down on its pre-crash value of $1.175 and 53.90% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.757.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Future Generation Investment Company shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $691.63 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 $1,026.43.

Future Generation Investment Company share price

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Future Generation Investment Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeAUDA$1.165
52-week rangeAUDA$0.785 - AUDA$1.22
50-day moving average AUDA$1.126
200-day moving average AUDA$1.0166
Target priceAUDA$1.01
PE ratio 28.8783
Dividend yield AUDA$0.05 (4.39%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.042

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Is it a good time to buy Future Generation Investment Company stock?

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Future Generation Investment Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$1.165 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-22) 0%
1 month (2020-09-29) 2.64%
3 months (2020-07-29) 14.22%
6 months (2020-04-29) 30.17%
1 year (2019-10-29) 3.10%
2 years (2018-10-29) -6.80%
3 years (2017-10-27) 1.75%
5 years (2015-10-29) 7.87%

Is Future Generation Investment Company under- or over-valued?

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

Future Generation Investment Company 's P/E ratio

Future Generation Investment Company '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, Future Generation Investment Company 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.

Future Generation Investment Company 's EBITDA

Future Generation Investment Company 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $22.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Future Generation Investment Company 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Future Generation Investment Company financials

Revenue TTM $18.7 million
Operating margin TTM 120.17%
Gross profit TTM $26.2 million
Return on assets TTM 2.91%
Return on equity TTM 3.54%
Profit margin 89.35%
Book value 1.153
Market capitalisation $469.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Future Generation Investment Company share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 130% of net profits

Recently Future Generation Investment Company has paid out, on average, around 130% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.39% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Future Generation Investment Company shareholders could enjoy a 4.39% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Future Generation Investment Company 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.05 per share.

Future Generation Investment Company 's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Future Generation Investment Company 's shares ever split?

Future Generation Investment Company 's shares were split on a 1:220 basis on 17 August 2014. So if you had owned 220 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 Future Generation Investment Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 21900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Future Generation Investment Company shares which in turn could have impacted Future Generation Investment Company 's share price.

Future Generation Investment Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Future Generation Investment Company 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.785 up to $1.22. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FGX.AU volatility(beta: 0.51)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 Future Generation Investment Company 's is 0.5117. This would suggest that Future Generation Investment Company 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Future Generation Investment Company overview

Future Generation Investment Fund Limited is a closed ended fund of fund launched and managed by Wilson Asset Management (International) Pty Limited. The fund is co-managed by Bennelong Long Short Equity Management Pty Limited, Cooper Investors Pty Limited,Bennelong Australian Equity Partners Pty Ltd,Discovery Asset Management Pty Ltd,Eley Griffiths Group Pty Limited, Eley Griffiths Group Pty Limited, Kingston Funds Management Pty Limited, Lanyon Asset Management Pty Limited, LHC Capital Pty Ltd, Optimal Fund Management Australia Pty Ltd. Paradice Investment Management Pty Ltd, Regal Funds Management Pty Limited, Sandon Capital Pty Ltd, and Smallco Investment Manager Limited. It primarily invests in public equity markets of Australia. The fund invests in funds managed by selected Australian Fund Managers with a focus on long-only, long /short and alternative investment strategies. Future Generation Investment Fund Limited is domiciled in Australia.

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