How to buy Michael Hill International (MHJ) shares

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Michael Hill International Limited

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Michael Hill International Limited is a luxury goods business based in Australia. Michael Hill International shares (MHJ) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Michael Hill International has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $556.5 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Michael Hill 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 Michael Hill International . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MHJ. 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 Michael Hill 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 Michael Hill 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.

Michael Hill International stock price (ASX:MHJ)

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Michael Hill International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
52-week range$0.3581 - $0.8968
50-day moving average $0.8381
200-day moving average $0.7922
Target price$0.93
PE ratio 7.2414
Dividend yield $0.045 (5.33%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.116

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Is it a good time to buy Michael Hill International stock?

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Michael Hill International price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.855

1 week (2021-09-17) 1.79%
1 month (2021-08-24) 0.59%
3 months (2021-06-25) 3.01%
6 months (2021-03-25) 31.54%
1 year (2020-09-24) 117.83%
2 years (2019-09-24) 50.00%
3 years (2018-09-24) -1.72%
5 years (2016-09-23) -49.85%

Is Michael Hill International under- or over-valued?

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

Michael Hill International 's P/E ratio

Michael Hill 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 7x. In other words, Michael Hill International shares trade at around 7x 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.

Michael Hill International 's EBITDA

Michael Hill International 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $72 million (£0.0 million).

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

Michael Hill International financials

Revenue TTM $556.5 million
Operating margin TTM 10.83%
Gross profit TTM $348.9 million
Return on assets TTM 7.46%
Return on equity TTM 26.11%
Profit margin 8.15%
Book value 0.498
Market capitalisation $326.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Michael Hill International share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 37.5% of net profits

Recently Michael Hill International has paid out, on average, around 37.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.36% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Michael Hill International shareholders could enjoy a 5.36% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Michael Hill International 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.045 per share.

While Michael Hill International 's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Michael Hill International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Michael Hill International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Michael Hill International 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.3581 up to $0.8968. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MHJ.AU volatility(beta: 1.62)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 Michael Hill International 's is 1.6243. This would suggest that Michael Hill International 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Michael Hill International overview

Michael Hill International Limited owns and operates jewelry stores and provides related services. The company's store offers rings, earrings, bracelets and bangles, necklaces and pendants, chains, watches, collections, and gifts, as well as birthstones. It also provides care plans and diamond warranty services. The company operates its stores under the Michael Hill and Emma & Roe brand names, as well as e-commerce platforms. As of June 27, 2021, Michael Hill International Limited operated 285 stores. Michael Hill International Limited was founded in 1979 and is based in Murarrie, Australia.

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