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How to buy IDT Australia shares | A$0.16

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IDT Australia Limited is a drug manufacturers—specialty & generic business based in Australia. IDT Australia shares (IDT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.16 – the same closing value as a week prior. IDT Australia has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $14.2 million.

How to buy shares in IDT Australia

  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 IDT Australia . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: IDT. 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 IDT Australia 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 of $0.16, 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 IDT Australia . 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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How has coronavirus impacted IDT Australia 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, IDT Australia 's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $0.16, which is 6.25% up on its pre-crash value of $0.15 and 100.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.08.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of IDT Australia shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $586.21 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 $1,103.45.

IDT Australia share price

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

IDT Australia shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.16
52-week rangeAUDA$0.08 - AUDA$0.23
50-day moving average AUDA$0.1706
200-day moving average AUDA$0.162
Target priceAUDA$0.08
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$-0.025

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  • Brokerage - AU shares: From AUD 5 or 0.05%
  • Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
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Is it a good time to buy IDT Australia stock?

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IDT Australia price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.16 on 2020-10-21

1 week (2020-10-14) 3.23%
1 month (2020-09-22) -8.57%
3 months (2020-07-21) 6.67%
6 months (2020-04-21) 14.29%
1 year (2019-10-21) -5.88%
2 years (2018-10-19) 0%
3 years (2017-10-20) 92.77%
5 years (2015-10-21) -57.89%

Is IDT Australia under- or over-valued?

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

IDT Australia 's EBITDA

IDT Australia 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $663,000.

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

IDT Australia financials

Revenue TTM $14.2 million
Gross profit TTM $12.6 million
Return on assets TTM -2.6%
Return on equity TTM -7.95%
Profit margin -13.54%
Book value 0.097
Market capitalisation $38.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

IDT Australia share dividends

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

Have IDT Australia 's shares ever split?

IDT Australia 's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 21 March 2000. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your IDT Australia shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for IDT Australia shares which in turn could have impacted IDT Australia 's share price.

IDT Australia share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, IDT Australia 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.08 up to $0.23. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IDT.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 IDT Australia 's is 0.7032. This would suggest that IDT Australia 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

IDT Australia overview

IDT Australia Limited engages in the research, development, manufacture, and sale of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and finished dose form products in Australia and internationally. The company offers analytical method development, stability chambers, and chemistry and microbiology quality control laboratory services, as well as pharmaceutical development services in all dosage forms. Its services also include project management, chemical, analytical chemistry, pharmacy, clinical packaging, and regulatory affairs. In addition, the company offers medical cannabis products; and various contract manufacturing services. IDT Australia Limited was founded in 1975 and is headquartered in Boronia, Australia.

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