How to buy Hansen Technologies (HSN) shares

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Hansen Technologies Limited is a software-application business based in Australia. Hansen Technologies shares (HSN) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Hansen Technologies has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $307.7 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Hansen Technologies

  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 Hansen Technologies . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HSN. 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 Hansen Technologies 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, 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 Hansen Technologies . 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.

Hansen Technologies stock price (ASX:HSN)

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Hansen Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-04.
52-week range$3.5312 - $6.69
50-day moving average $6.0456
200-day moving average $5.819
Target price$6.23
PE ratio 18.9474
Dividend yield $0.1 (1.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.285

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Is it a good time to buy Hansen Technologies stock?

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Hansen Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$5.14

1 week (2021-12-01) -4.46%
1 month (2021-11-08) -21.65%
3 months (2021-09-08) -7.39%
6 months (2021-06-08) -18.41%
1 year (2020-12-08) 32.13%
2 years (2019-12-06) 45.20%
3 years (2018-12-07) 46.02%
5 years (2016-12-08) 34.91%

Is Hansen Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Hansen Technologies 's P/E ratio

Hansen Technologies 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Hansen Technologies shares trade at around 19x 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.

Hansen Technologies 's EBITDA

Hansen Technologies 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $83 million (£0.0 million).

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

Hansen Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $307.7 million
Operating margin TTM 25.76%
Gross profit TTM $134.8 million
Return on assets TTM 8.95%
Return on equity TTM 21.2%
Profit margin 18.63%
Book value 1.444
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hansen Technologies share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 35.71% of net profits

Recently Hansen Technologies has paid out, on average, around 35.71% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.85% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hansen Technologies shareholders could enjoy a 1.85% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hansen Technologies 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.1 per share.

While Hansen Technologies 's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Hansen Technologies may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Hansen Technologies 's shares ever split?

Hansen Technologies 's shares were split on 15 June 2008.

Hansen Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hansen Technologies 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.5312 up to $6.69. 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 Hansen Technologies 's is 0.3475. This would suggest that Hansen Technologies 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Hansen Technologies overview

Hansen Technologies Limited develops, integrates, and supports billing system software for the energy and utilities, and telecommunications sectors. It provides Create-Deliver-Engage suite, a set of software applications. The company sells billing applications, as well as provides consulting services related to billing systems. It also offers various professional services in relation to customer billing systems and IT outsourced services covering facilities management, systems and operations support, network services, and business continuity support; and sells hardware and software. In addition, the company provides software products services, such as architecture consulting, solution delivery, systems integration, managed, software learning and training, and product support; cloud and hosting; and data protection and disaster recovery services. It operates in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, North America, Central America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Hansen Technologies Limited was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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