How to buy HTC (2498) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in HTC shares.

TW: 2498 - TWD
+ NT$1.20 ( + 1.92%)

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HTC Corporation (2498) is a leading consumer electronics business with stocks listed in Taiwan. It opened the day at TWDNT$NT$81.5 after a previous close of TWDNT$NT$81.3. During the day the price has varied from a low of TWDNT$80.1 to a high of TWDNT$82.7. The latest price was TWDNT$80.7 (25 minute delay). HTC is listed on the TW. All prices are listed in New Taiwan Dollar.

How to buy shares in HTC

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company that's listed outside of Australia, you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to global stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  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, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for HTC. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: 2498. 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 HTC 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 last close price of TWDNT$NT$63.8, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of HTC, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of HTC. 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.

HTC stock price (TW:2498)

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HTC shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-12-10.
Previous closeNT$81.3
Change NT$-0.6
Change % -0.738%
Volume 49,011,782
Information last updated 2022-01-23.
52-week rangeNT$27.7 - NT$97.3
50-day moving average NT$80.596
200-day moving average NT$51.003
Target priceNT$30
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield NT$0.38 (0.55%)
Earnings per share (TTM) NT$-4.144
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Is it a good time to buy HTC stock?

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HTC price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of NT$80.7

1 week (2022-01-21) 16.79%
1 month (2021-12-29) -5.94%
3 months (2021-10-29) 23.02%
6 months (2021-07-29) 112.93%
1 year (2021-01-29) 183.66%
3 years (2019-01-29) 118.11%

Is HTC under- or over-valued?

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

HTC's PEG ratio

HTC's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.23. 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 HTC's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

HTC financials

Revenue TTM TWDNT$5.5 billion
Gross profit TTM TWDNT$1.6 billion
Return on assets TTM -6.21%
Return on equity TTM -11.74%
Profit margin -62.1%
Book value NT$33.693
Market capitalisation TWDNT$56.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

HTC share dividends

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

Have HTC's shares ever split?

HTC's shares were split on 19 July 2011.

HTC share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, HTC's shares have ranged in value from as little as TWDNT$27.7 up to TWDNT$97.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

2498.TW volatility(beta: 0.84)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (TW average) beta is 1, while HTC's is 0.835. This would suggest that HTC's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

HTC overview

HTC Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, assembles, processes, and sells smart mobile and virtual reality devices in Taiwan and internationally. It offers PDA phones, smartphones, and handheld devices. The company also provides marketing, repair, and after sales services; and online/download media services, as well as human resources management services. In addition, it is involved in the general investing activities; design, research, and development of application software and graphics technology; design and management of cloud synchronization technology; and development and sale of digital education platform, as well as development of virtual reality contents. Further, the company provides app stores for virtual reality, where customers can explore, create, connect, and experience the content; and healthcare, 5G connectivity, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies. It provides its products through telecom service providers, distributors, and retailers; and retail stores, as well as through online. HTC Corporation was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Taoyuan, Taiwan.

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