McMillan Shakespeare Limited is a staffing & employment services business based in Australia. Mcmillan Shakespeare shares (MMS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Mcmillan Shakespeare has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $494 million.
How to buy shares in Mcmillan Shakespeare
- 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 Mcmillan Shakespeare. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MMS. 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 Mcmillan Shakespeare 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 $N/A, 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 Mcmillan Shakespeare. 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.
What's in this guide?
- Mcmillan Shakespeare key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Mcmillan Shakespeare stock a buy or sell?
- Mcmillan Shakespeare performance over time
- Are Mcmillan Shakespeare shares over-valued?
- Mcmillan Shakespeare's financials
- How volatile are Mcmillan Shakespeare shares?
- Does Mcmillan Shakespeare pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Mcmillan Shakespeare share priceUse our graph to track the performance of MMS stocks over time.
Mcmillan Shakespeare shares at a glance
|52-week range||AUDA$5.01 - AUDA$16.97|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$8.9669|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$8.2908|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.74 (10.1%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.016|
Standard brokerage - Australian shares
Share Trading Account Offer
Competitive broker fees on Australian and international shares
- Brokerage - AU shares: From AUD 5 or 0.05%
- Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
- Sign-up process: Instant
- Support - After hours: Yes
Important: Share trading carries risk of capital loss.
Compare share trading platforms
Is it a good time to buy Mcmillan Shakespeare stock?
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
Is Mcmillan Shakespeare under- or over-valued?
Valuing Mcmillan Shakespeare stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mcmillan Shakespeare's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Mcmillan Shakespeare's P/E ratio
Mcmillan Shakespeare's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 528x. In other words, Mcmillan Shakespeare shares trade at around 528x 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.
Mcmillan Shakespeare's EBITDA
Mcmillan Shakespeare's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $154.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Mcmillan Shakespeare's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Mcmillan Shakespeare financials
|Revenue TTM||$494 million|
|Operating margin TTM||17.86%|
|Gross profit TTM||$494 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.17%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.78%|
|Market capitalisation||$649.2 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Mcmillan Shakespeare share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 4625% of net profits
Recently Mcmillan Shakespeare has paid out, on average, around 4625% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.1% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Mcmillan Shakespeare shareholders could enjoy a 10.1% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mcmillan Shakespeare's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.74 per share.
Mcmillan Shakespeare'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 4 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Mcmillan Shakespeare share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Mcmillan Shakespeare's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.01 up to $16.97. 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 Mcmillan Shakespeare's is 1.0596. This would suggest that Mcmillan Shakespeare's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Mcmillan Shakespeare overview
McMillan Shakespeare Limited provides salary packaging, novated leasing, disability plan management, asset management, and related financial products and services in Australia, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand. It operates through three segments: Group Remuneration Services, Asset Management, and Retail Financial Services. The Group Remuneration Services segment offers employee benefits administration services for salary packaging and ancillary services, including novated leasing asset and finance procurement, motor vehicle administration, and other services. The Asset Management segment provides financing and ancillary management services related with motor vehicles, commercial vehicles, and equipment. The Retail Financial Services segment offers retail brokerage services; and engages in the aggregation of finance originations and extended warranty cover. The company also provides fleet management and software development services. It serves federal and state governments, health groups, not-for-profit organizations, and private corporations. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
Frequently asked questions
Ask an Expert