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MyState Limited is a banks-regional business based in Australia. MyState shares (MYS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. MyState has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $123.9 million.

How to buy shares in MyState

  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 MyState. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MYS. 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 MyState 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 $3.93, 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 MyState. 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 MyState's share price?

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

Its last market close was $3.93, which is 32.71% down on its pre-crash value of $5.84 and 24.76% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $3.15.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of MyState shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $594.93 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 $710.66.

MyState share price

Use our graph to track the performance of MYS stocks over time.

MyState shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-13.
52-week range$3.15 - $6.09
50-day moving average $4.9767
200-day moving average $4.1874
Target price$5
PE ratio 15.9271
Dividend yield $0.29 (5.66%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.329

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  • Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
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Is it a good time to buy MyState stock?

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MyState price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$3.93 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2021-01-08) -21.56%
1 month (2020-12-15) -20.93%
3 months (2020-10-15) 2.61%
6 months (2020-07-15) -4.15%
1 year (2020-01-15) -26.13%
2 years (2019-01-15) -11.69%
3 years (2018-01-15) -23.09%
5 years (2016-01-15) -16.56%

Is MyState under- or over-valued?

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

MyState's P/E ratio

MyState's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, MyState shares trade at around 16x 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.

MyState financials

Revenue TTM $123.9 million
Operating margin TTM 34.68%
Gross profit TTM $123.9 million
Return on assets TTM 0.51%
Return on equity TTM 9.08%
Profit margin 24.25%
Book value 3.634
Market capitalisation $482.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

MyState share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 43.18% of net profits

Recently MyState has paid out, on average, around 43.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), MyState shareholders could enjoy a 5.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In MyState's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.29 per share.

While MyState's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that MyState 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 28 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

MyState share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, MyState's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.15 up to $6.09. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MYS.AU volatility(beta: 0.74)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 MyState's is 0.7436. This would suggest that MyState's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

MyState overview

MyState Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services in Australia. It operates in two segments, Banking and Wealth Management. The company offers banking products and services, including transactional savings accounts; fixed term deposits; insurance products; home loans; personal, overdraft, lines of credit, and commercial products; residential and business banking services; and internet and mobile banking, savings and investment, and other services through its branch networks, digital channels, and third party channels. It also provides trustee services, such as estate planning, estate and trust administration, power of attorney, and corporate trustee services. In addition, the company offers wealth management services, such as managed fund investment, and portfolio administration and advisory services. MyState Limited was founded in 2009 and is based in Hobart, Australia.

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