How to buy Merchant House International (MHI) shares

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Merchant House International is a footwear & accessories business based in Australia. Merchant House International shares (MHI) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Merchant House International has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $22.5 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Merchant House International

  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 Merchant House International . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MHI. 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 Merchant House International 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 Merchant House International . 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.

Merchant House International stock price (ASX:MHI)

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Merchant House International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-23.
52-week range$0.036 - $0.1485
50-day moving average $0.0827
200-day moving average $0.0899
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 0.6613
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.124

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Is it a good time to buy Merchant House International stock?

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Merchant House International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.082

1 week (2022-01-18) -16.33%
1 month (2021-12-24) 0.082
3 months (2021-10-25) -21.90%
6 months (2021-07-23) 60.78%
1 year (2021-01-25) 105.00%
2 years (2020-01-24) -28.70%
3 years (2019-01-25) -34.40%
5 years (2017-01-25) -55.68%

Is Merchant House International under- or over-valued?

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

Merchant House International 's P/E ratio

Merchant House International 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1x. In other words, Merchant House International shares trade at around 1x 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.

Merchant House International 's EBITDA

Merchant House International 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $13.7 million (£0.0 million).

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

Merchant House International financials

Revenue TTM $22.5 million
Gross profit TTM $-2,517,000
Return on assets TTM -9.95%
Return on equity TTM -18.48%
Profit margin 52.06%
Book value 0.47
Market capitalisation $7.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Merchant House International share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 9.09% of net profits

Recently Merchant House International has paid out, on average, around 9.09% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Merchant House International shareholders could enjoy a 0% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Merchant House International 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0 per share.

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

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Merchant House International 's shares ever split?

Merchant House International 's shares were split on a 110:100 basis on 24 August 1995. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 110 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Merchant House International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Merchant House International shares which in turn could have impacted Merchant House International 's share price.

Merchant House International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Merchant House International 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.036 up to $0.1485. 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 Merchant House International 's is -0.2353. This would suggest that Merchant House International 's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Merchant House International has bucked the trend.

Merchant House International overview

Merchant House International Limited designs, manufactures, and markets home textiles, seasonal and decorative products, and leather shoes. It operates through Home Textile, Footwear Trading, and Footwear Manufacturing segments. The company offers kitchen items, tabletops, decorative pillows, seasonal decorations, and kitchen rugs; and footwear products, such as work, safety toe, security, motorcycle, hunting, farm and ranch, and western boots, as well as loggers and waterproof footwear for men. It also engages in the export trading of work boots and safety shoes. The company sells its products in the United States, China, and internationally. Merchant House International Limited was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Chai Wan, Hong Kong.

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