How to buy Infomedia (IFM) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Infomedia shares.

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Infomedia Ltd is a software-application business based in Australia. Infomedia shares (IFM) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Infomedia has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $94.4 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Infomedia

  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 Infomedia . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: IFM. 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 Infomedia 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 Infomedia . 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.

Infomedia stock price (ASX:IFM)

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

Infomedia shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-24.
52-week range$1.255 - $1.9898
50-day moving average $1.4746
200-day moving average $1.654
Target price$1.28
PE ratio 28.6792
Dividend yield $0.043 (2.82%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.053

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Is it a good time to buy Infomedia stock?

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Infomedia price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.43

1 week (2021-06-24) -5.92%
1 month (2021-06-01) -6.54%
3 months (2021-04-01) -8.63%
6 months (2020-12-31) -25.91%
1 year (2020-07-01) -20.11%
2 years (2019-07-01) -17.10%
3 years (2018-06-29) 48.96%
5 years (2016-07-01) 140.34%

Is Infomedia under- or over-valued?

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

Infomedia 's P/E ratio

Infomedia 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Infomedia shares trade at around 29x 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.

Infomedia 's EBITDA

Infomedia 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $16.1 million.

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

Infomedia financials

Revenue TTM $94.4 million
Operating margin TTM 25.6%
Gross profit TTM $94.6 million
Return on assets TTM 10.39%
Return on equity TTM 16.93%
Profit margin 19.96%
Book value 0.411
Market capitalisation $571.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Infomedia share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 86% of net profits

Recently Infomedia has paid out, on average, around 86% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.82% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Infomedia shareholders could enjoy a 2.82% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Infomedia 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.043 per share.

Infomedia '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 2 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Infomedia share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Infomedia 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.255 up to $1.9898. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IFM.AU volatility(beta: 0.95)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 Infomedia 's is 0.9475. This would suggest that Infomedia 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Infomedia overview

Infomedia Ltd, a technology company, develops and supplies electronic parts catalogues and service quoting software systems for the parts and service sectors of the automotive industry worldwide. The company offers parts solutions, including Microcat Live, an electronic parts catalog; Microcat PartsBridge for collision parts ordering; Microcat Market for mechanical parts ordering; Microcat CRM, an online CRM for wholesale parts; Microcat Messenger, an instant messaging tool; and Microcat EPC Origins. It also provides service solutions, such as Superservice Platform; Superservice Menus, a service quoting system; Superservice Triage, an electronic vehicle health check system; Superservice Connect, an online self-serve booking and quoting system; and Superservice Register, an online VIN-specific database. In addition, the company offers oil industry solutions comprising Netlube Data, a lubricant recommendation database; and Netlube CRM, a frontline sales transformation solution, as well as data management, performance insights, forecasting, customer experience, and dealer optimization services. Further, it provides information management and data analytics services to assist automakers and dealers. The company was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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