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Lovisa Holdings Limited is a luxury goods business based in Australia. Lovisa Holdings shares (LOV) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $8.82 – an increase of 4.5% over the previous week. Lovisa Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $242.2 million.
How to buy shares in Lovisa Holdings
- 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 Lovisa Holdings . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: LOV. 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 Lovisa Holdings 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 $8.82, 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 Lovisa Holdings . 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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- Lovisa Holdings key stats
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- Is Lovisa Holdings stock a buy or sell?
- Lovisa Holdings performance over time
- Are Lovisa Holdings shares over-valued?
- Lovisa Holdings 's financials
- How volatile are Lovisa Holdings shares?
- Does Lovisa Holdings pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Lovisa Holdings 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Lovisa Holdings 's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $8.82, which is 24.10% down on its pre-crash value of $11.62 and 276.92% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $2.34.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Lovisa Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $306.47 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 $816.64.
Lovisa Holdings share priceUse our graph to track the performance of LOV stocks over time.
Lovisa Holdings shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$8.82|
|52-week range||AUDA$2.34 - AUDA$13.97|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$7.8933|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$7.0434|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.3 (3.46%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.106|
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Is it a good time to buy Lovisa Holdings stock?
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Lovisa Holdings price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-16)||4.50%|
|1 month (2020-09-25)||20.99%|
|3 months (2020-07-24)||35.07%|
|6 months (2020-04-24)||37.38%|
|1 year (2019-10-25)||-34.96%|
|2 years (2018-10-25)||3.52%|
|3 years (2017-10-25)||47.99%|
|5 years (2015-10-23)||180.00%|
Is Lovisa Holdings under- or over-valued?
Valuing Lovisa Holdings stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lovisa Holdings 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Lovisa Holdings 's P/E ratio
Lovisa Holdings 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 78x. In other words, Lovisa Holdings shares trade at around 78x 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.
Lovisa Holdings 's EBITDA
Lovisa Holdings 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $44.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Lovisa Holdings 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Lovisa Holdings financials
|Revenue TTM||$242.2 million|
|Operating margin TTM||13%|
|Gross profit TTM||$187.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||10.95%|
|Return on equity TTM||20.03%|
|Market capitalisation||$1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Lovisa Holdings share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 150% of net profits
Recently Lovisa Holdings has paid out, on average, around 150% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.46% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Lovisa Holdings shareholders could enjoy a 3.46% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Lovisa Holdings 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.3 per share.
Lovisa Holdings '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 9 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Lovisa Holdings share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Lovisa Holdings 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.34 up to $13.97. 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 Lovisa Holdings 's is 2.0616. This would suggest that Lovisa Holdings 's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Lovisa Holdings overview
Lovisa Holdings Limited engages in the retail sale of fashion jewelry and accessories. It designs, develops, sources, and merchandises fashion jewelry and accessories under the Lovisa brand name. As of June 28, 2020, the company operated 435 retail stores, including 41 franchise stores. It operated owned stores in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, France, and the United States; and franchised stores in Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Vietnam. Lovisa Holdings Limited was founded in 2010 and is based in Hawthorn, Australia.
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