How to buy Healius (HLS) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Healius shares.
Healius is a diagnostics & research business based in Australia. Healius shares (HLS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Healius has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.7 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Healius
- 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 Healius. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HLS. 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 Healius 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 Healius. 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.
Healius stock price (ASX:HLS)Use our graph to track the performance of HLS stocks over time.
Healius shares at a glance
|52-week range||$1.1825 - $3.39|
|50-day moving average||$1.9228|
|200-day moving average||$2.6914|
|Dividend yield||$0 (4.46%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.62|
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Is it a good time to buy Healius stock?
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Healius price performance over time
|1 week (2023-11-28)||7.42%|
|1 month (2023-11-03)||-19.79%|
|3 months (2023-09-05)||-45.13%|
|6 months (2023-06-05)||-51.59%|
|1 year (2022-12-05)||-49.50%|
|2 years (2021-12-03)||-67.24%|
|3 years (2020-12-04)||-57.78%|
|5 years (2018-12-05)||-40.86%|
Is Healius under- or over-valued?
Valuing Healius stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Healius's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Healius's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $139.8 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Healius's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.97%|
|Gross profit TTM||$554.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.57%|
|Return on equity TTM||-22.17%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Healius share dividends
We're not expecting Healius to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Healius's shares ever split?
Healius's shares were split on a 511:493 basis on 22 August 2018. So if you had owned 493 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 511 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Healius shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3.5% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Healius shares which in turn could have impacted Healius's share price.
Healius share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Healius's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.1825 up to $3.39. 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 Healius's is 0.78. This would suggest that Healius's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Healius Limited provides specialty diagnostic services to consumer and practitioners in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Pathology, Imaging, and Others. It offers diagnostic imaging services, private medical laboratory, and pathology services. It also provides cataract surgery, colonoscopy, gastroscopy, plastic and cosmetic surgery, skin cancer removal, IVF egg collection, and gynaecological surgery services under the Laverty Pathology, Dorevitch Pathology, QML Pathology, Western Diagnostic Pathology, Genomic Diagnostic, Vetpath Laboratory, Vetnostics, QML Vetnostics, TML Vetnostics, ASAP Laboratory, Abbott Pathology, TML Pathology, IQ, Pathology, Kossard, Gastrolab, and Agilex Biolabs; Lumus Imaging; and Montserrat brands. The company was formerly known as Primary Health Care Limited and changed its name to Healius Limited in December 2018. Healius Limited was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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