How to buy Korvest (KOV) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Korvest shares.

Korvest Ltd
+A$0.19 (+2.96%)

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Korvest Ltd is a metal fabrication business based in Australia. Korvest shares (KOV) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Korvest has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $71.7 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Korvest

  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 Korvest . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: KOV. 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 Korvest 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 Korvest . 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.

Korvest stock price (ASX:KOV)

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Korvest shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-30.
52-week range$3.98 - $6.5
50-day moving average $5.3109
200-day moving average $4.7663
Target price$4.86
PE ratio 12.1442
Dividend yield $0.35 (5.38%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.527

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Is it a good time to buy Korvest stock?

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Korvest price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.9

1 month (2021-07-02) -1.41%
3 months (2021-05-04) 13.69%

Is Korvest under- or over-valued?

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

Korvest 's P/E ratio

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

Korvest 's EBITDA

Korvest 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $10.5 million (£0.0 million).

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

Korvest financials

Revenue TTM $71.7 million
Operating margin TTM 12.6%
Gross profit TTM $29.6 million
Return on assets TTM 10.77%
Return on equity TTM 17.66%
Profit margin 8.45%
Book value 3.172
Market capitalisation $73.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Korvest share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 52.83% of net profits

Recently Korvest has paid out, on average, around 52.83% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.15% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Korvest shareholders could enjoy a 6.15% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Korvest 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.35 per share.

Korvest '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 18 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Korvest 's shares ever split?

Korvest 's shares were split on 8 June 1989.

Korvest share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Korvest 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.98 up to $6.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KOV.AU volatility(beta: 0.75)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 Korvest 's is 0.7507. This would suggest that Korvest 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Korvest overview

Korvest Ltd, together with its subsidiaries, engages in hot dip galvanizing, sheet metal fabrication, manufacture of cable and pipe support systems and fittings, and design and assembly of access systems for large mobile equipment in Australia. It operates through two segments, Industrial Products and Production. The Industrial Products segment manufactures electrical and cable support systems, and steel fabrication and access systems. It also sells, hires, and repairs high torque tools, such as hydraulic torque wrenches, pneumatic continuous torque wrenches, electronic continuous torque wrenches, huck tools, and power rigs. This segment conducts its business under the EzyStrut, Power Step, and Titan Technologies names. The Production segment provides hot dip galvanizing services. It serves infrastructure, commercial, utilities, mining, food processing, oil and gas, power stations, health, and industrial sectors. The company was incorporated in 1970 and is based in Kilburn, Australia.

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