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Pact Group Holdings Ltd is a packaging & containers business based in Australia. Pact Group Holdings shares (PGH) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $2.38 – an increase of 0.85% over the previous week. Pact Group Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion.
How to buy shares in Pact Group Holdings
- 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 Pact Group Holdings . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PGH. 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 Pact Group Holdings 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 $2.38, 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 Pact Group 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.
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- Pact Group Holdings key stats
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- Is Pact Group Holdings stock a buy or sell?
- Pact Group Holdings performance over time
- Are Pact Group Holdings shares over-valued?
- Pact Group Holdings 's financials
- How volatile are Pact Group Holdings shares?
- Does Pact Group Holdings pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Pact Group Holdings 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Pact Group Holdings 's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $2.38, which is 0.42% down on its pre-crash value of $2.39 and 89.64% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.255.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Pact Group Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $496.29 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 $884.77.
Pact Group Holdings share priceUse our graph to track the performance of PGH stocks over time.
Pact Group Holdings shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$2.38|
|52-week range||AUDA$1.255 - AUDA$2.92|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$2.3225|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$2.1535|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.03 (1.26%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.257|
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Is it a good time to buy Pact Group Holdings stock?
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Pact Group Holdings price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-22)||0%|
|1 month (2020-09-29)||4.85%|
|3 months (2020-07-29)||14.98%|
|6 months (2020-04-29)||24.61%|
|1 year (2019-10-29)||-1.65%|
|2 years (2018-10-29)||-29.17%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||-58.44%|
|5 years (2015-10-29)||-52.06%|
Is Pact Group Holdings under- or over-valued?
Valuing Pact Group Holdings stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pact Group Holdings 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Pact Group Holdings 's P/E ratio
Pact Group 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 9x. In other words, Pact Group Holdings shares trade at around 9x 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.
Pact Group Holdings 's EBITDA
Pact Group Holdings 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $236 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Pact Group Holdings 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Pact Group Holdings financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||8.45%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.32%|
|Return on equity TTM||25.56%|
|Market capitalisation||$818.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Pact Group Holdings share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 11.54% of net profits
Recently Pact Group Holdings has paid out, on average, around 11.54% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.26% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Pact Group Holdings shareholders could enjoy a 1.26% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pact Group Holdings 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.03 per share.
While Pact Group Holdings 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Pact Group Holdings is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Pact Group Holdings share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Pact Group Holdings 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.255 up to $2.92. 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 Pact Group Holdings 's is 1.3128. This would suggest that Pact Group Holdings 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Pact Group Holdings overview
Pact Group Holdings Ltd manufactures and supplies rigid plastic and metal packaging in Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company operates through Packaging and Sustainability, Materials Handling and Pooling, and Contract Manufacturing Services segments. It primarily converts plastic resin and steel into packaging and related products for customers in the food, dairy, beverage, chemical, agricultural, industrial, and other sectors. The company offers packaging products for fresh food, chilled meat, frozen food, ready meals, baked goods, dairy products, juice and bottled water, and others for use in supermarkets, convenience stores, and fast food outlets; and sauces, edible oils, preserves, pancake mixes, flours, dry mixes, rice, fruit jars, and spreads, as well as household consumer products, including personal care, health, cleaning, and laundry products in supermarkets, pharmacies, health and beauty shops, and hardware stores. It also provides packaging solutions for agricultural chemicals, surface coatings, lubricants, and other petroleum products; handling solutions primarily for the transportation and storage of products using pallets, crates, and other containers; and infrastructure solutions, such as communication pits, hazard prevention products, noise walls, industrial tanks, and others primarily for the telecommunications, gas, and electrical industries, as well as various road and rail infrastructure projects. In addition, the company offers contract manufacturing services for home care, personal care, automotive, promotional packaging, and aerosol and liquid based consumer products in the non-food FMCG, and household and industrial chemicals sectors, as well as pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturing, recycling, sustainability, and crate pooling services. Pact Group Holdings Ltd was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Cremorne, Australia.
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