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Macmahon Holdings Limited is an engineering & construction business based in Australia. Macmahon Holdings shares (MAH) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.23 – a decrease of 6.12% over the previous week. Macmahon Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion.

How to buy shares in Macmahon Holdings

  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 Macmahon Holdings . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MAH. 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 Macmahon Holdings 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 $0.23, 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 Macmahon 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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How has coronavirus impacted Macmahon Holdings 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Macmahon Holdings 's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $0.23, which is 20.69% down on its pre-crash value of $0.29 and 64.29% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.14.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Macmahon Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $622.64 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 $867.92.

Macmahon Holdings share price

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Macmahon Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.23
52-week rangeAUDA$0.14 - AUDA$0.305
50-day moving average AUDA$0.2511
200-day moving average AUDA$0.2478
Target priceAUDA$0.34
PE ratio 8.3612
Dividend yield AUDA$0.01 (2.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.03

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Is it a good time to buy Macmahon Holdings stock?

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Macmahon Holdings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.23 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-19) -4.17%
1 month (2020-09-25) -8.00%
3 months (2020-07-24) -9.80%
6 months (2020-04-24) 15.00%
1 year (2019-10-25) 15.00%
2 years (2018-10-26) -2.13%
3 years (2017-10-26) -2.13%
5 years (2015-10-26) 137.11%

Is Macmahon Holdings under- or over-valued?

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

Macmahon Holdings 's P/E ratio

Macmahon 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 8x. In other words, Macmahon Holdings shares trade at around 8x 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.

Macmahon Holdings 's EBITDA

Macmahon Holdings 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $172.1 million.

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

Macmahon Holdings financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.71%
Gross profit TTM $807.4 million
Return on assets TTM 5.63%
Return on equity TTM 13.74%
Profit margin 4.71%
Book value 0.238
Market capitalisation $495.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Macmahon Holdings share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 20% of net profits

Recently Macmahon Holdings has paid out, on average, around 20% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.61% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Macmahon Holdings shareholders could enjoy a 2.61% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Macmahon Holdings 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.01 per share.

While Macmahon Holdings 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Macmahon Holdings is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Macmahon Holdings 's shares ever split?

Macmahon Holdings 's shares were split on 14 May 2009.

Macmahon Holdings share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Macmahon Holdings 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.14 up to $0.305. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MAH.AU volatility(beta: 1.68)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 Macmahon Holdings 's is 1.6841. This would suggest that Macmahon Holdings 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Macmahon Holdings overview

Macmahon Holdings Limited provides mining and consulting services to mining companies in Australia, Southeast Asia, and South Africa. It offers surface mining services, including mine planning and analysis, drill and blast, bulk and selective mining, crushing and screening, fixed plant maintenance, water management, and equipment operation and maintenance. The company also provides underground mining services, such as mine development and production, raise drilling, cablebolting, shotcreting, remote shaft lining, production drilling, and shaft sinking. In addition, it offers civil and rehabilitation services comprising topsoil and overburden stripping, bulk earthworks, road design and construction, and train loading facilities; water infrastructure, including dams, creek diversions, flood levies, and drainage structures; and revegetation, as well as rehabilitation monitoring and maintenance. Further, the company provides equipment maintenance and management support services; and performance enhancement services comprising operator coaching and training, and cultural change programs for employees, as well as advisory and assistance services with mine planning, maintenance, and employee engagement. Macmahon Holdings Limited was founded in 1963 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

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