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GrainCorp Limited is a farm products business based in Australia. Graincorp shares (GNC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $3.88 – a decrease of 3.72% over the previous week. Graincorp has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.9 billion.

How to buy shares in Graincorp

  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 Graincorp. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: GNC. 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 Graincorp 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 $3.88, 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 Graincorp. 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.

Graincorp share price

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Graincorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-25.
Latest market closeAUDA$3.88
52-week rangeAUDA$2.81 - AUDA$4.58
50-day moving average AUDA$4.1233
200-day moving average AUDA$4.1043
Target priceAUDA$8.92
PE ratio 38.6777
Dividend yield AUDA$0.16 (1.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$1.459

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Is it a good time to buy Graincorp stock?

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Graincorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$3.88 on 2020-09-29

1 week (2020-09-24) -2.76%
1 month (2020-09-01) -8.27%
3 months (2020-07-01) -5.13%
6 months (2020-04-01) 24.36%
1 year (2019-10-01) -0.77%
2 years (2018-10-01) 1.60%
3 years (2017-09-29) -0.89%
5 years (2015-10-01) -12.29%

Is Graincorp under- or over-valued?

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

Graincorp's P/E ratio

Graincorp's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 39x. In other words, Graincorp shares trade at around 39x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Graincorp's PEG ratio

Graincorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.36. 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 Graincorp's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Graincorp's EBITDA

Graincorp's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $177.5 million.

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

Graincorp financials

Revenue TTM $4.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 1.47%
Gross profit TTM $647.4 million
Return on assets TTM 1.21%
Return on equity TTM 3.49%
Profit margin 6.8%
Book value 5.029
Market capitalisation $901.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Graincorp share dividends

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

Have Graincorp's shares ever split?

Graincorp's shares were split on 7 October 2009.

Graincorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Graincorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.81 up to $4.58. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GNC.AU volatility(beta: 0.95)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 Graincorp's is 0.9524. This would suggest that Graincorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Graincorp overview

GrainCorp Limited operates as a food ingredients and agribusiness company in Australasia, Asia, North America, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and internationally. It operates through three segments: Grains, Malt, and Oils. The Grains segment receives, transports, tests, stores, and imports grains comprising wheat, barley, canola, and sorghum, as well as other bulk commodities. It also markets grain and agricultural products; and operates grain pools. The Malt segment produces malt products; provides brewing inputs and other malting services to brewers and distillers; sells farm inputs; and exports malt. The Oils segment is involved in processing and crushing oilseeds; supplying edible oils and feeds; operating bulk liquid port terminals; and the provision of storage, packaging, transportation, and logistics services. GrainCorp Limited was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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