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How to buy Pact Group Holdings (PGH) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Pact Group Holdings shares.

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Pact Group Holdings 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 in Australian dollars. Pact Group Holdings has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Pact Group 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 ASX. Our table can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Pact Group Holdings . Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.

Pact Group Holdings stock price (ASX:PGH)

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

Pact Group Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-29.
52-week range$1.8 - $4.5021
50-day moving average $2.1088
200-day moving average $2.5601
Target price$3.41
PE ratio 36.4
Dividend yield $0.095 (5.22%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.05

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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

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.805

1 week (2022-06-24) -5.25%
1 month (2022-06-01) -16.44%
3 months (2022-04-01) -20.83%
6 months (2021-12-31) -28.66%
1 year (2021-07-01) -50.14%
2 years (2020-07-01) -17.58%
3 years (2019-07-01) -32.90%
5 years (2017-06-30) -69.59%

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 36x. In other words, Pact Group Holdings shares trade at around 36x 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.

Pact Group Holdings 's EBITDA

Pact Group Holdings 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $212.1 million (£0.0 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 7.44%
Gross profit TTM $1 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.19%
Return on equity TTM 4.19%
Profit margin 0.94%
Book value 1.164
Market capitalisation $647.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Pact Group Holdings share dividends

2%

Dividend payout ratio: 1.58% of net profits

Recently Pact Group Holdings has paid out, on average, around 1.58% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.22% 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 5.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pact Group Holdings 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.095 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 24 February 2022 (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 $1.8 up to $4.5021. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PGH.AU volatility(beta: 1.29)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Pact Group Holdings 's is 1.2877. 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 engages in the manufacture and supply of rigid plastic and metal packaging in Australia, New Zealand, and Asia. The company operates through Packaging and Sustainability, Materials Handling and Pooling, and Contract Manufacturing Services segments. The company offers packaging products for dairy and beverage, processed food, health and personal care, fresh food, household and industrial, and closures industries; reusable products, such as garment hangers, fresh produce crates, IBC's, and steel drums for supply chain, environmental, infrastructure, and retail accessories applications. It also provides recycling solutions, which include post-consumer and post-industrial Polyethylene terephathale (PET) products comprising water and soft drink bottles, bakery trays, and protein trays into recycled food-grade resins; recycles post-consumer and post-industrial High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) products consisting of milk, laundry, and shampoo bottles into recycled resin to manufacture milk and dairy containers, personal and homecare bottles, lubricant containers, pipe, and mobile garbage bins. In addition, the company recycles post-consumer and post-industrial Polypropylene (PP) products that include ice cream tubs, yoghurt containers, shopping, and produce crates into recycled resin to manufacture plant pots, paint pails, bread, milk, produce crates, and bins; and recycles pallet, shrink wrap, and shopping bags to manufacture builders' film, silage wrap, dampcourse, garage bags, and other sheet products. Further, it offers contract manufacturing services for homecare, personal care, cosmetics, automotive, promotional packaging, aerosol and liquid based consumer products, and pharmaceutical and nutraceutical manufacturing services, as well as provides packaging service for coated and uncoated tables, capsules, and powdered products. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Cremorne, Australia.

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