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How to buy Pacific Star Network shares | A$0.24

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Pacific Star Network Limited is a broadcasting business based in Australia. Pacific Star Network shares (PNW) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.24 – the same closing value as a week prior. Pacific Star Network has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $66.8 million.

How to buy shares in Pacific Star Network

  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 Pacific Star Network . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PNW. 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 Pacific Star Network 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 $0.24, 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 Pacific Star Network . 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 Pacific Star Network 's share price?

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

Its last market close was $0.24, which is 5.88% down on its pre-crash value of $0.255 and 4.17% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.25.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Pacific Star Network shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $833.33 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 $800.00.

Pacific Star Network share price

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Pacific Star Network shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.24
52-week rangeAUDA$0.22 - AUDA$0.3
50-day moving average AUDA$0.2431
200-day moving average AUDA$0.2484
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 17.4423
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.013

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Is it a good time to buy Pacific Star Network stock?

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Pacific Star Network price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.24 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-23) 0%
1 month (2020-09-30) -4.00%
3 months (2020-07-30) -16.70%
6 months (2020-04-30) -4.00%
1 year (2019-10-30) -14.29%
2 years (2018-10-30) -27.27%
3 years (2017-10-30) -7.69%
5 years (2015-10-30) -12.73%

Is Pacific Star Network under- or over-valued?

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

Pacific Star Network 's P/E ratio

Pacific Star Network 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, Pacific Star Network shares trade at around 17x 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.

Pacific Star Network 's EBITDA

Pacific Star Network 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.3 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Pacific Star Network 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Pacific Star Network financials

Revenue TTM $66.8 million
Operating margin TTM 1.21%
Gross profit TTM $38.8 million
Return on assets TTM 0.63%
Return on equity TTM -10.11%
Profit margin -6.53%
Book value 0.198
Market capitalisation $55.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Pacific Star Network share dividends

We're not expecting Pacific Star Network to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Pacific Star Network 's shares ever split?

Pacific Star Network 's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 27 April 2011. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Pacific Star Network shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Pacific Star Network shares which in turn could have impacted Pacific Star Network 's share price.

Pacific Star Network share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pacific Star Network 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.22 up to $0.3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PNW.AU volatility(beta: 0.88)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 Pacific Star Network 's is 0.8781. This would suggest that Pacific Star Network 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Pacific Star Network overview

Pacific Star Network Limited engages in broadcasting and publishing business in Australia. It operates through Media and Complementary Services segments. The company operates various radio stations, such as SEN 1116, SEN 1170, SEM 1629, Spirit 621AM, 2CH 1170AM, 1539AM Sydney, 1593AM Melbourne, and 90.7FM Darwin; provides SEN, an application that offers news and information about sports; SENTrack, an independent racing and greyhound radio racing service; and SEN Spirit, a sport and music show; and publishes AFL Record, a weekly match-day magazine content, and Lifestyle1 magazine. It also delivers brand content stories to national, metropolitan, and regional audiences through various platforms, such as radio, print, television, online, in-stadium, and events. In addition, the company provides live satellite and internet-based vision transfer services through Rapid TV; and television production services, such as production, filming, editing, talent sourcing, and delivery to broadcasters and brands. Further, it offers sports marketing agency services, which delivers event, activation, and hospitality experiences; and talent management services, including contract negotiation, marketing and endorsement opportunities, media opportunities, building the talent's personal brand, and planning for the future, as well as the representation of media professionals, such as presenters, broadcasters, and entertainers. The company was formerly known as Data & Commerce Ltd and changed its name to Pacific Star Network Limited in August 2004. Pacific Star Network Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is based in Southbank, Australia.

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