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Helloworld Travel Limited is a travel services business based in Australia. Helloworld Travel shares (HLO) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Helloworld Travel has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $282.2 million.
How to buy shares in Helloworld Travel
- 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 Helloworld Travel . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HLO. 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 Helloworld Travel 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 $1.88, 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 Helloworld Travel . 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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- Helloworld Travel key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Helloworld Travel stock a buy or sell?
- Helloworld Travel performance over time
- Are Helloworld Travel shares over-valued?
- Helloworld Travel 's financials
- How volatile are Helloworld Travel shares?
- Does Helloworld Travel pay a dividend?
- Have Helloworld Travel shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Helloworld Travel 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Helloworld Travel 's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $1.88, which is 55.66% down on its pre-crash value of $4.24 and 180.60% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.67.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Helloworld Travel shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $174.57 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 $468.83.
Helloworld Travel share priceUse our graph to track the performance of HLO stocks over time.
Helloworld Travel shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.67 - $5.03|
|50-day moving average||$1.8867|
|200-day moving average||$1.9307|
|Dividend yield||$0.21 (11.25%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.312|
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Is it a good time to buy Helloworld Travel stock?
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Helloworld Travel price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-07)||-26.27%|
|1 month (2020-12-17)||-27.13%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||0.80%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||-0.79%|
|1 year (2020-01-16)||-62.10%|
|2 years (2019-01-16)||-67.02%|
|3 years (2018-01-16)||-62.25%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-18.61%|
Is Helloworld Travel under- or over-valued?
Valuing Helloworld Travel stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Helloworld Travel 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Helloworld Travel 's P/E ratio
Helloworld Travel 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Helloworld Travel shares trade at around 6x 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.
Helloworld Travel 's EBITDA
Helloworld Travel 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $22.3 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Helloworld Travel 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Helloworld Travel financials
|Revenue TTM||$282.2 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$238.8 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.15%|
|Return on equity TTM||-26.47%|
|Market capitalisation||$293 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Helloworld Travel share dividends
We're not expecting Helloworld Travel to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Helloworld Travel 's shares ever split?
Helloworld Travel 's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 27 January 2016. So if you had owned 6 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 Helloworld Travel shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Helloworld Travel shares which in turn could have impacted Helloworld Travel 's share price.
Helloworld Travel share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Helloworld Travel 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.67 up to $5.03. 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 Helloworld Travel 's is 1.0831. This would suggest that Helloworld Travel 's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Helloworld Travel overview
Helloworld Travel Limited operates as a travel distribution company in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company provides international and domestic travel products and services, as well as operates a franchised network of travel agents. It operates retail travel brands, including Helloworld Travel?the Travel Professionals; and a network of retail outlets, such as Helloworld Travel Associate, Helloworld Business Travel, Magellan Travel, Mobile Travel Agent, My Travel Group, and The Travel Brokers. The company also provides corporate travel management services, including booking flights and accommodation through QBT, APX, TravelEdge, Show Group, Ready Rooms for business, and AOT Hotels, as well as events services through GO Conference & Incentives and Williment Travel Group.Its wholesale operations include distribution of travel products and services under the Viva Holidays, Sunlover Holidays, Territory Discoveries, Asia Escape Holidays, Skiddoo, and GO Holidays brands, as well as operates needitnow.com.au. In addition, the company also provides air, cruise, and land products for packaging and sale through retail travel agency networks and other third party retailers; and inbound and destination management services. Further, it offers access to a database of various ocean and river cruise products, including itineraries, cruise lines, ocean and river cruise vessels, and information on various ports, as well as cruise packaging and services. The company was formerly known as Helloworld Limited and changed its name to Helloworld Travel Limited in April 2017. Helloworld Travel Limited was incorporated in 2000 and is based in South Melbourne, Australia.
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