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Lindsay Australia Limited is a trucking business based in Australia. Lindsay Australia shares (LAU) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.35 – the same closing value as a week prior. Lindsay Australia has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $413.7 million.
How to buy shares in Lindsay Australia
- 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 Lindsay Australia . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: LAU. 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 Lindsay Australia 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 $0.35, 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 Lindsay Australia . 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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- Lindsay Australia key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Lindsay Australia stock a buy or sell?
- Lindsay Australia performance over time
- Are Lindsay Australia shares over-valued?
- Lindsay Australia 's financials
- How volatile are Lindsay Australia shares?
- Does Lindsay Australia pay a dividend?
- Have Lindsay Australia shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Lindsay Australia 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Lindsay Australia 's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $0.35, which is 4.11% down on its pre-crash value of $0.365 and 18.64% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.295.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Lindsay Australia shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $833.33 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 $972.22.
Lindsay Australia share priceUse our graph to track the performance of LAU stocks over time.
Lindsay Australia shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$0.35|
|52-week range||AUDA$0.295 - AUDA$0.375|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$0.3429|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$0.3459|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.01 (2.86%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.018|
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Is it a good time to buy Lindsay Australia stock?
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Lindsay Australia price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-12)||0%|
|1 month (2020-09-18)||0%|
|3 months (2020-07-17)||2.94%|
|6 months (2020-04-17)||6.06%|
|1 year (2019-10-18)||-5.41%|
|2 years (2018-10-19)||-6.67%|
|3 years (2017-10-19)||-12.50%|
|5 years (2015-10-19)||-23.91%|
Is Lindsay Australia under- or over-valued?
Valuing Lindsay Australia stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lindsay Australia 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Lindsay Australia 's P/E ratio
Lindsay Australia 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Lindsay Australia shares trade at around 19x 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.
Lindsay Australia 's EBITDA
Lindsay Australia 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $20.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Lindsay Australia 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Lindsay Australia financials
|Revenue TTM||$413.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||3.31%|
|Gross profit TTM||$137.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.71%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.71%|
|Market capitalisation||$104.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Lindsay Australia share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 75% of net profits
Recently Lindsay Australia has paid out, on average, around 75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.86% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Lindsay Australia shareholders could enjoy a 2.86% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Lindsay Australia 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.01 per share.
Lindsay Australia '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 23 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Lindsay Australia 's shares ever split?
Lindsay Australia 's shares were split on 7 November 2002.
Lindsay Australia share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Lindsay Australia 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.295 up to $0.375. 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 Lindsay Australia 's is 0.3448. This would suggest that Lindsay Australia 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Lindsay Australia overview
Lindsay Australia Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated transport, logistics, and rural supply services to the food processing, food service, fresh produce, rural, agriculture, and horticultural industries in Australia. It operates through Transport and Rural segments. The Transport segment is involved in the cartage of general and refrigerated products, and ancillary sales, as well as warehouse and distribution activities. The Rural segment sells and distributes a range of agricultural supply products. Lindsay Australia Limited was incorporated in 1993 and is based in Acacia Ridge, Australia.
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