How to buy Hotel Property Investments (HPI) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Hotel Property Investments shares.

Hotel Property Investments

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Hotel Property Investments is a reit-diversified business based in Australia. Hotel Property Investments shares (HPI) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Hotel Property Investments has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $55.7 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Hotel Property Investments

  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 Hotel Property Investments. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: HPI. 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 Hotel Property Investments 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 Hotel Property Investments. 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.

Hotel Property Investments stock price (ASX:HPI)

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Hotel Property Investments shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
52-week range$2.5796 - $3.32
50-day moving average $3.2531
200-day moving average $3.1256
Target price$3.07
PE ratio 10.1863
Dividend yield $0.193 (5.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.322

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Is it a good time to buy Hotel Property Investments stock?

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Hotel Property Investments price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$3.29

1 month (2021-07-02) 2.17%
3 months (2021-05-03) 6.82%

Is Hotel Property Investments under- or over-valued?

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

Hotel Property Investments's P/E ratio

Hotel Property Investments's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Hotel Property Investments shares trade at around 10x 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.

Hotel Property Investments's EBITDA

Hotel Property Investments's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $43.8 million.

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

Hotel Property Investments financials

Revenue TTM $55.7 million
Operating margin TTM 78.25%
Gross profit TTM $42.1 million
Return on assets TTM 3.44%
Return on equity TTM 10.43%
Profit margin 90.54%
Book value 3.082
Market capitalisation $572.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hotel Property Investments share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 60.31% of net profits

Recently Hotel Property Investments has paid out, on average, around 60.31% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.93% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hotel Property Investments shareholders could enjoy a 5.93% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hotel Property Investments's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.193 per share.

Hotel Property Investments'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 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Hotel Property Investments share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hotel Property Investments's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.5796 up to $3.32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HPI.AU volatility(beta: 0.7)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 Hotel Property Investments's is 0.6964. This would suggest that Hotel Property Investments's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Hotel Property Investments overview

HPI owns a Portfolio of freehold hotels and associated specialty tenancies located throughout Queensland and South Australia. The pubs are leased to the Queensland Venue Company (?QVC?), a joint venture between Coles group and Australian Venue Company, and to Australian Leisure & Hospitality (ALH), a joint venture 75% owned by the Woolworths group. HPI's objective is to maximise the long term income and capital returns from its investments for the benefit of its Securityholders. Approximately 93% of the income is earned from the pubs leased to QVC and ALH. The remaining rental income is derived from Speciality Tenants leasing the On-site Specialty Stores. Specialty Tenants include a mix of franchisors and franchisees including 7-Eleven, Nightowl, Nando's, Subway, Noodle Box, The Good Guys and Quest Apartments. The Responsible Entity of the Trust is Hotel Property Investments Limited.

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