How to buy Origin Energy shares

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Origin Energy Limited is an oil & gas integrated business based in Australia. Origin Energy shares (ORG) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Origin Energy has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $12.5 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Origin Energy

  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 Origin Energy. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ORG. 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 Origin Energy 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 Origin Energy. 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.

Origin Energy share price

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

Origin Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-24.
52-week range$3.87 - $5.8256
50-day moving average $4.3517
200-day moving average $4.6048
Target price$9.07
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.225 (4.79%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.047

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Is it a good time to buy Origin Energy stock?

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Origin Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.72

1 week (2021-06-18) -3.08%
1 month (2021-05-25) 15.97%
3 months (2021-03-25) 0.43%
6 months (2020-12-24) -2.28%
1 year (2020-06-25) -17.91%
2 years (2019-06-25) -35.52%
3 years (2018-06-25) -52.28%
5 years (2016-06-24) -15.86%

Is Origin Energy under- or over-valued?

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

Origin Energy's EBITDA

Origin Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $372 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Origin Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Origin Energy financials

Revenue TTM $12.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.38%
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.13%
Return on equity TTM -3.92%
Profit margin -4.01%
Book value 6.707
Market capitalisation $8.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Origin Energy share dividends

We're not expecting Origin Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Origin Energy's shares ever split?

Origin Energy's shares were split on 23 February 2005.

Origin Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Origin Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.87 up to $5.8256. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORG.AU volatility(beta: 1.55)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 Origin Energy's is 1.5522. This would suggest that Origin Energy's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Origin Energy overview

Origin Energy Limited, an integrated energy company, engages in the exploration and production of natural gas, electricity generation, wholesale and retail sale of electricity and gas, and sale of liquefied natural gas in Australia and internationally. The company operates in Energy Markets and Integrated Gas segments. Its exploration and production portfolio includes the Bowen and Surat basins in Queensland; the Browse basin in Western Australia; and the Beetaloo basin in the Northern Territory. The company also generates electricity from coal, wind, pumped water storage, solar, and cogeneration plants; sells electricity, natural gas, and LPG; provides GreenPower and green gas products; and supplies LPG to homes and businesses. In addition, it offers electric and gas hot water systems, as well as hot water systems repair and replacement services; split system air conditioners; ducted and space heating solutions; ducted evaporative cooling systems; and ducted reverse cycle air conditioning systems. Origin Energy Limited was founded in 1946 and is based in Barangaroo, Australia.

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