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JB Hi-Fi Limited is a specialty retail business based in Australia. JB Hi-Fi shares (JBH) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $47.36 – a decrease of 1.62% over the previous week. JB Hi-Fi has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.9 billion.
How to buy shares in JB Hi-Fi
- 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 JB Hi-Fi. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: JBH. 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 JB Hi-Fi 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 of $47.36, 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 JB Hi-Fi. 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.
JB Hi-Fi share priceUse our graph to track the performance of JBH stocks over time.
JB Hi-Fi shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$47.36|
|52-week range||AUDA$20.79 - AUDA$52.88|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$48.5011|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$39.7488|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$1.89 (3.98%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$2.607|
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Is it a good time to buy JB Hi-Fi stock?
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JB Hi-Fi price performance over time
|1 week (2020-09-24)||-0.17%|
|1 month (2020-09-01)||-5.51%|
|3 months (2020-07-01)||10.65%|
|6 months (2020-04-01)||52.82%|
|1 year (2019-10-01)||37.79%|
|2 years (2018-10-01)||89.44%|
|3 years (2017-09-29)||106.63%|
|5 years (2015-10-01)||146.48%|
Is JB Hi-Fi under- or over-valued?
Valuing JB Hi-Fi stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of JB Hi-Fi's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
JB Hi-Fi's P/E ratio
JB Hi-Fi's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, JB Hi-Fi shares trade at around 18x 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.
JB Hi-Fi's EBITDA
JB Hi-Fi's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $537.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a JB Hi-Fi's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
JB Hi-Fi financials
|Revenue TTM||$7.9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||6.1%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.7 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||10.56%|
|Return on equity TTM||28.12%|
|Market capitalisation||$5.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
JB Hi-Fi share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 57.54% of net profits
Recently JB Hi-Fi has paid out, on average, around 57.54% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.98% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), JB Hi-Fi shareholders could enjoy a 3.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In JB Hi-Fi's case, that would currently equate to about A$1.89 per share.
JB Hi-Fi'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 26 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
JB Hi-Fi share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, JB Hi-Fi's shares have ranged in value from as little as $20.79 up to $52.88. 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 JB Hi-Fi's is 0.6596. This would suggest that JB Hi-Fi's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
JB Hi-Fi overview
JB Hi-Fi Limited, together with its subsidiaries, retails home consumer products. It operates through three segments: JB Hi-Fi Australia, JB Hi-Fi New Zealand, and The Good Guys. The company offers consumer electronics products and services, including televisions, audio equipment, computers, and cameras; telecommunications products and services; software products, such as music, movies, and games; musical instruments; and home appliances comprising whitegoods, cooking products, heating and cooling products, small appliances, and kitchen accessories. It also provides information technology and consulting services. As of June 30, 2020, the company sold its products through branded retail store network comprising 195 JB Hi-Fi/JB Hi-Fi Home stores in Australia; 14 JB Hi-Fi stores in New Zealand; and 105 The Good Guys stores in Australia, as well as online. JB Hi-Fi Limited was founded in 1974 and is based in Southbank, Australia.
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