Nufarm Limited is an agricultural inputs business based in Australia. Nufarm shares (NUF) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $4.16 – a decrease of 4.15% over the previous week. Nufarm has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.6 billion.
How to buy shares in Nufarm
- 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 Nufarm. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: NUF. 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 Nufarm 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 $4.16, 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 Nufarm. 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.
How has coronavirus impacted Nufarm's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Nufarm's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $4.16, which is 31.35% down on its pre-crash value of $6.06 and 12.13% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $3.71.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Nufarm shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $804.54 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 $789.36.
Nufarm share priceUse our graph to track the performance of NUF stocks over time.
Nufarm shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$4.16|
|52-week range||AUDA$3.71 - AUDA$6.94|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$4.1629|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$4.5651|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.074|
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Is it a good time to buy Nufarm stock?
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Nufarm price performance over time
|1 week (2020-09-12)||N/A|
|1 month (2020-08-21)||-0.24%|
|3 months (2020-06-19)||-8.37%|
|6 months (2020-03-23)||-1.89%|
|1 year (2019-09-20)||-10.92%|
|2 years (2018-09-21)||-37.75%|
|3 years (2017-09-21)||-52.05%|
|5 years (2015-09-21)||-38.90%|
Is Nufarm under- or over-valued?
Valuing Nufarm stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Nufarm's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Nufarm's P/E ratio
Nufarm's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 53x. In other words, Nufarm shares trade at around 53x 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.
Nufarm's PEG ratio
Nufarm's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.97. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Nufarm's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Nufarm's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $258 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Nufarm's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$3.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.5%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||1.33%|
|Return on equity TTM||-3.05%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Nufarm share dividends
We're not expecting Nufarm to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Nufarm's shares ever split?
Nufarm's shares were split on 21 March 1994.
Nufarm share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Nufarm's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.71 up to $6.94. 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 Nufarm's is 0.5235. This would suggest that Nufarm's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Nufarm Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells crop protection products in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, North America, and South America. It operates through two segments, Crop Protection and Seed Technologies. It provides seeds and seed treatment products. The company was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Laverton North, Australia.
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