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Over the Wire Holdings Limited is a telecom services business based in Australia. Over the Wire Holdings shares (OTW) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Over the Wire Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $95.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Over the Wire Holdings

  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 Over the Wire Holdings . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: OTW. 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 Over the Wire Holdings 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 Over the Wire Holdings . 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.

Over the Wire Holdings share price

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Over the Wire Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-17.
52-week range$3.3263 - $4.98
50-day moving average $4.7169
200-day moving average $4.2681
Target price$5.89
PE ratio 57.4118
Dividend yield $0.04 (0.82%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.085

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Is it a good time to buy Over the Wire Holdings stock?

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Over the Wire Holdings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.85

1 week (2021-06-17) -0.61%
1 month (2021-05-24) 3.85%
3 months (2021-03-24) 16.31%
6 months (2020-12-24) 14.12%
1 year (2020-06-24) 33.61%
2 years (2019-06-24) 0.41%
3 years (2018-06-22) 40.99%
5 years (2016-06-24) 110.87%

Is Over the Wire Holdings under- or over-valued?

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

Over the Wire Holdings 's P/E ratio

Over the Wire Holdings 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 57x. In other words, Over the Wire Holdings shares trade at around 57x 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.

Over the Wire Holdings 's EBITDA

Over the Wire Holdings 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $16.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Over the Wire Holdings 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Over the Wire Holdings financials

Revenue TTM $95.1 million
Operating margin TTM 7.54%
Gross profit TTM $20.9 million
Return on assets TTM 2.81%
Return on equity TTM 5.41%
Profit margin 4.73%
Book value 1.676
Market capitalisation $290.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Over the Wire Holdings share dividends

50%

Dividend payout ratio: 50% of net profits

Recently Over the Wire Holdings has paid out, on average, around 50% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.72% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Over the Wire Holdings shareholders could enjoy a 0.72% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Over the Wire Holdings 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.04 per share.

Over the Wire Holdings 's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

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

Over the Wire Holdings share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Over the Wire Holdings 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.3263 up to $4.98. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OTW.AU volatility(beta: 0.76)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 Over the Wire Holdings 's is 0.7634. This would suggest that Over the Wire Holdings 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Over the Wire Holdings overview

Over the Wire Holdings Limited provides data network and Internet, voice, cloud and managed, and data center co-location services in Australia and New Zealand. The company offers Internet connectivity services to enable Internet services, video conferencing, Software as a Service applications, and online collaboration for various businesses. It also provides Session Initiation Protocol based Internet voice solutions; and operates a platform that supports various client usage scenarios, from Private Branch exchanges (PBX) to call center dialers, for inbound and outbound calling. In addition, the company offers a range of private cloud-based services consisting of Infrastructure as a Service, hosted PBX, and managed services. Further, it allows customers to house their equipment, such as servers and network equipment. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia.

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