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Kip McGrath Education Centres Limited is an education & training services business based in Australia. Kip McGrath Education Centres shares (KME) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Kip McGrath Education Centres has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $17.1 million.

How to buy shares in Kip McGrath Education Centres

  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 Kip McGrath Education Centres . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: KME. 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 Kip McGrath Education Centres 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 of $N/A, 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 Kip McGrath Education Centres . 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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Kip McGrath Education Centres share price

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Kip McGrath Education Centres shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-01.
52-week rangeAUDA$0.78 - AUDA$1.645
50-day moving average AUDA$0.9956
200-day moving average AUDA$1.0036
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 31.0976
Dividend yield AUDA$0.02 (1.96%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.033

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Is it a good time to buy Kip McGrath Education Centres stock?

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Is Kip McGrath Education Centres under- or over-valued?

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

Kip McGrath Education Centres 's P/E ratio

Kip McGrath Education Centres 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 31x. In other words, Kip McGrath Education Centres shares trade at around 31x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14).

Kip McGrath Education Centres 's EBITDA

Kip McGrath Education Centres 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.8 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Kip McGrath Education Centres 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Kip McGrath Education Centres financials

Revenue TTM $17.1 million
Operating margin TTM 12.68%
Gross profit TTM $10.3 million
Return on assets TTM 5.35%
Return on equity TTM 10.62%
Profit margin 9.19%
Book value 0.344
Market capitalisation $51.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Kip McGrath Education Centres share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 76.22% of net profits

Recently Kip McGrath Education Centres has paid out, on average, around 76.22% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.96% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kip McGrath Education Centres shareholders could enjoy a 1.96% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kip McGrath Education Centres 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.02 per share.

Kip McGrath Education Centres '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 1 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Kip McGrath Education Centres share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kip McGrath Education Centres 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.78 up to $1.645. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KME.AU volatility(beta: 0.51)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 Kip McGrath Education Centres 's is 0.5099. This would suggest that Kip McGrath Education Centres 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kip McGrath Education Centres overview

Kip McGrath Education Centres Limited provides supplementary English and maths education services in Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Europe, and internationally. It sells franchises and offers services to franchisees in the education field. The company also provides tutorial assistance in English and maths to primary and secondary students; and online tutoring services. It has a franchise network of approximately 560 tutoring centers. Kip McGrath Education Centres Limited was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Newcastle, Australia.

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