How to buy ICS Global (ICS) shares

Learn how to easily invest in ICS Global shares.

ICS Global Limited

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ICS Global Limited is a health information services business based in Australia. ICS Global shares (ICS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. ICS Global has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $6.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in ICS Global

  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 ICS Global . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ICS. 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 ICS Global 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 ICS Global . 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.

ICS Global stock price (ASX:ICS)

Use our graph to track the performance of ICS stocks over time.

ICS Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-29.
52-week range$1.4795 - $2.19
50-day moving average $2.2005
200-day moving average $2.0928
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 20.4673
Dividend yield $0.045 (2.05%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.107

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Is it a good time to buy ICS Global stock?

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ICS Global price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$2.14

1 month (2021-07-02) -2.28%
3 months (2021-04-30) 2.88%

Is ICS Global under- or over-valued?

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

ICS Global 's P/E ratio

ICS Global 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, ICS Global shares trade at around 20x 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.

ICS Global 's EBITDA

ICS Global 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.4 million.

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

ICS Global financials

Revenue TTM $6.1 million
Operating margin TTM 21.13%
Gross profit TTM $3.2 million
Return on assets TTM 7.7%
Return on equity TTM 18%
Profit margin 18.56%
Book value 0.622
Market capitalisation $23.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

ICS Global share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 11.75% of net profits

Recently ICS Global has paid out, on average, around 11.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 75.11% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), ICS Global shareholders could enjoy a 75.11% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ICS Global 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.045 per share.

While ICS Global 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that ICS Global is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 11 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have ICS Global 's shares ever split?

ICS Global 's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 23 November 2014. So if you had owned 20 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 ICS Global shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for ICS Global shares which in turn could have impacted ICS Global 's share price.

ICS Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, ICS Global 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.4795 up to $2.19. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ICS.AU volatility(beta: 1.24)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 ICS Global 's is 1.2415. This would suggest that ICS Global '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).

ICS Global overview

ICS Global Limited, an investment holding company, provides medical billing services primarily in the United Kingdom. The company offers medical billing and collection services to medical consultants and specialists. The company was founded in 1999 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

ICS Global in the news

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