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Johns Lyng Group Limited is an engineering & construction business based in Australia. Johns Lyng Group shares (JLG) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Johns Lyng Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $495.1 million.
How to buy shares in Johns Lyng Group
- 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 Johns Lyng Group . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: JLG. 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 Johns Lyng Group 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 $3.1, 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 Johns Lyng Group . 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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- Johns Lyng Group key stats
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- Is Johns Lyng Group stock a buy or sell?
- Johns Lyng Group performance over time
- Are Johns Lyng Group shares over-valued?
- Johns Lyng Group 's financials
- How volatile are Johns Lyng Group shares?
- Does Johns Lyng Group pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Johns Lyng Group 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Johns Lyng Group 's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $3.1, which is 12.58% up on its pre-crash value of $2.71 and 90.18% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.63.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Johns Lyng Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $724.70 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 $1,255.07.
Johns Lyng Group share priceUse our graph to track the performance of JLG stocks over time.
Johns Lyng Group shares at a glance
|52-week range||$1.63 - $3.2|
|50-day moving average||$2.7203|
|200-day moving average||$2.4866|
|Dividend yield||$0.07 (2.3%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.071|
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Is it a good time to buy Johns Lyng Group stock?
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Johns Lyng Group price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-07)||-4.62%|
|1 month (2020-12-17)||-2.82%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||7.27%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||28.10%|
|1 year (2020-01-16)||42.20%|
|2 years (2019-01-16)||203.92%|
|3 years (2018-01-16)||134.85%|
|5 years (2016-01-13)||N/A|
Is Johns Lyng Group under- or over-valued?
Valuing Johns Lyng Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Johns Lyng Group 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Johns Lyng Group 's P/E ratio
Johns Lyng Group 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 41x. In other words, Johns Lyng Group shares trade at around 41x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Johns Lyng Group 's EBITDA
Johns Lyng Group 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $37.2 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Johns Lyng Group 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Johns Lyng Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$495.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||6.63%|
|Gross profit TTM||$100.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||11%|
|Return on equity TTM||42.91%|
|Market capitalisation||$660.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Johns Lyng Group share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 50% of net profits
Recently Johns Lyng Group has paid out, on average, around 50% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.3% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Johns Lyng Group shareholders could enjoy a 2.3% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Johns Lyng Group 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.07 per share.
Johns Lyng Group '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 28 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Johns Lyng Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Johns Lyng Group 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.63 up to $3.2. 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 Johns Lyng Group 's is 0.2727. This would suggest that Johns Lyng Group 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Johns Lyng Group overview
Johns Lyng Group Limited provides integrated building services in Australia. The company operates through Insurance Building and Restoration Services, Commercial Building Services, Commercial Construction, and Other segments. It provides building fabric repair, contents restoration, hazardous waste removal, and strata management services; and residential and commercial flooring, emergency household repairs, shop-fitting, HVAC mechanical, and pre-sale property staging services. The company also undertakes commercial construction projects in the education, aged care, retail, community, hospitality, and residential sectors. It offers it services under the Makesafe Builders, Restorx Services, Express Builders, Insurance Builders, Aztech, Hazrem, Regional Builders, Steamatic, Strata Services, Bright & Duggan, Trump Floorcoverings, Global Home Response, Air Control, Shopfit Services, Dressed for Sale, Commercial Builders, Global 360, and Local 360 brands to insurance brokers, insurance companies, loss adjusters, commercial enterprises, local and state governments, and retail customers, as well as body corporates/owners' corporations. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Doncaster, Australia.
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