How to buy Image Resources NL (IMA) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Image Resources NL shares.
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Image Resources NL is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Image Resources NL shares (IMA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Image Resources NL has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $176.4 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Image Resources NL
- 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 Image Resources NL. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: IMA. 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 Image Resources NL 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, 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 Image Resources NL. 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.
What's in this guide?
- Image Resources NL key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Image Resources NL stock a buy or sell?
- Image Resources NL performance over time
- Are Image Resources NL shares over-valued?
- Image Resources NL's financials
- How volatile are Image Resources NL shares?
- Does Image Resources NL pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Image Resources NL stock price (ASX:IMA)Use our graph to track the performance of IMA stocks over time.
Image Resources NL shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.1346 - $0.1974|
|50-day moving average||$0.1763|
|200-day moving average||$0.174|
|Dividend yield||$0.02 (10.53%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.024|
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Image Resources NL price performance over time
|1 month (2021-06-28)||0.165|
|3 months (2021-04-28)||-2.94%|
Is Image Resources NL under- or over-valued?
Valuing Image Resources NL stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Image Resources NL's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Image Resources NL's P/E ratio
Image Resources NL's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, Image Resources NL shares trade at around 8x 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.
Image Resources NL's EBITDA
Image Resources NL's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $77.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Image Resources NL's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Image Resources NL financials
|Revenue TTM||$176.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||25%|
|Gross profit TTM||$63.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||16.11%|
|Return on equity TTM||26.03%|
|Market capitalisation||$186.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Image Resources NL share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 100% of net profits
Recently Image Resources NL has paid out, on average, around 100% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Image Resources NL shareholders could enjoy a 10.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Image Resources NL's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.02 per share.
Image Resources NL'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 18 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Image Resources NL share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Image Resources NL's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.1346 up to $0.1974. 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 Image Resources NL's is 1.1882. This would suggest that Image Resources NL'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).
Image Resources NL overview
Image Resources NL operates as a mineral sands mining company in Western Australia. It holds 100% interests in the Boonanarring and Atlas Mineral Sands Project, which are in North Perth Basin in Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 1994 and is based in West Perth, Australia.
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