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Gowing Bros. Limited is an asset management business based in Australia. Gowing Bros. shares (GOW) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $1.6 – a decrease of 0.93% over the previous week. Gowing Bros. has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $63.7 million.
How to buy shares in Gowing Bros.
- 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 Gowing Bros. . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: GOW. 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 Gowing Bros. 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 of $1.6, 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 Gowing Bros. . 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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What's in this guide?
- Gowing Bros. key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Gowing Bros. stock a buy or sell?
- Gowing Bros. performance over time
- Are Gowing Bros. shares over-valued?
- Gowing Bros. 's financials
- How volatile are Gowing Bros. shares?
- Does Gowing Bros. pay a dividend?
- Have Gowing Bros. shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Gowing Bros. 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Gowing Bros. 's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $1.6, which is 29.20% down on its pre-crash value of $2.26 and 17.65% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.36.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Gowing Bros. shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $626.08 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 $695.65.
Gowing Bros. share priceUse our graph to track the performance of GOW stocks over time.
Gowing Bros. shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$1.6|
|52-week range||AUDA$1.225 - AUDA$2.4|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$1.4629|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$1.4206|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.06 (3.76%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.088|
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Is it a good time to buy Gowing Bros. stock?
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Gowing Bros. price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-21)||3.23%|
|1 month (2020-09-29)||16.79%|
|3 months (2020-07-28)||17.65%|
|6 months (2020-04-28)||30.08%|
|1 year (2019-10-28)||-29.82%|
|2 years (2018-10-26)||-40.30%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||-49.84%|
|5 years (2015-10-28)||-48.22%|
Is Gowing Bros. under- or over-valued?
Valuing Gowing Bros. stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Gowing Bros. 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Gowing Bros. 's P/E ratio
Gowing Bros. 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Gowing Bros. shares trade at around 18x 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.
Gowing Bros. 's EBITDA
Gowing Bros. 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $10.9 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Gowing Bros. 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Gowing Bros. financials
|Revenue TTM||$63.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||14.22%|
|Gross profit TTM||$14 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||2.53%|
|Market capitalisation||$85.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Gowing Bros. share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 113.38% of net profits
Recently Gowing Bros. has paid out, on average, around 113.38% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.76% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Gowing Bros. shareholders could enjoy a 3.76% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Gowing Bros. 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.06 per share.
Gowing Bros. '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 12 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Gowing Bros. 's shares ever split?
Gowing Bros. 's shares were split on 17 November 2009.
Gowing Bros. share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Gowing Bros. 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.225 up to $2.4. 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 Gowing Bros. 's is 0.5881. This would suggest that Gowing Bros. 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Gowing Bros. overview
Gowing Bros. Limited operates as an investment and wealth management company in Australia. It operates through two divisions, Investment Management and Property Management. The Investment Management segment invests in securities listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in private equity vehicles, as well as loans, including mezzanine finance arrangements. The Property Management segment engages in the ownership and leasing of commercial properties; and the development and sale of residential and commercial properties. The company was founded in 1868 and is based in Pyrmont, Australia.
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