How to buy Karoon Energy (KAR) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Karoon Energy shares.
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Karoon Energy Ltd is an oil & gas e&p business based in Australia. Karoon Energy shares (KAR) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Karoon Energy has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $170.8 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Karoon Energy
- 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 Karoon Energy . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: KAR. 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 Karoon Energy 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 Karoon Energy . 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?
Karoon Energy stock price (ASX:KAR)Use our graph to track the performance of KAR stocks over time.
Karoon Energy shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.7 - $1.55|
|50-day moving average||$1.2614|
|200-day moving average||$1.2408|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.011|
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Is it a good time to buy Karoon Energy stock?
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Karoon Energy price performance over time
|1 week (2021-09-17)||4.78%|
|1 month (2021-08-25)||27.39%|
|3 months (2021-06-25)||15.85%|
|6 months (2021-03-25)||42.79%|
|1 year (2020-09-25)||107.43%|
|2 years (2019-09-25)||40.29%|
|3 years (2018-09-25)||48.40%|
|5 years (2016-09-23)||30.94%|
Is Karoon Energy under- or over-valued?
Valuing Karoon Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Karoon Energy 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Karoon Energy 's P/E ratio
Karoon Energy 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 140x. In other words, Karoon Energy shares trade at around 140x 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.
Karoon Energy 's EBITDA
Karoon Energy 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $56.6 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Karoon Energy 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Karoon Energy financials
|Revenue TTM||$170.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||11.37%|
|Gross profit TTM||$58.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.72%|
|Return on equity TTM||1.18%|
|Market capitalisation||$851 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Karoon Energy share dividends
We're not expecting Karoon Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Karoon Energy share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Karoon Energy 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.7 up to $1.55. 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 Karoon Energy 's is 1.6745. This would suggest that Karoon Energy 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Karoon Energy overview
Karoon Energy Ltd operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company in Australia, Brazil, and Peru. The company holds 100% interest in the Santos Basin consisting of 4 off-shore blocks located in the State of Sáo Paulo, Brazil; 50% interest in the Carnarvon Basin covering an area of area of approximately 6,748 square kilometers located in the north Western Australia; and 75% interest in the Tumbes Basin covering an area of approximately 4,875 square kilometers located in northern Peru. The company was formerly known as Karoon Gas Australia Ltd and changed its name to Karoon Energy Ltd in December 2018. Karoon Energy Ltd was incorporated in 2003 and is headquartered in Southbank, Australia.
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