How to buy People Infrastructure shares

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People Infrastructure Ltd is a staffing & employment services business based in Australia. People Infrastructure shares (PPE) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. People Infrastructure has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $377.3 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in People Infrastructure

  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 People Infrastructure . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PPE. 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 People Infrastructure 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 People Infrastructure . 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.

People Infrastructure share price

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

People Infrastructure shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
52-week range$1.7762 - $4.88
50-day moving average $4.4322
200-day moving average $3.7844
Target price$2.1
PE ratio 19.2623
Dividend yield $0.09 (1.92%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.244

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Is it a good time to buy People Infrastructure stock?

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People Infrastructure price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$4.67

1 week (2021-06-11) -3.11%
1 month (2021-05-21) 8.86%
3 months (2021-03-19) 25.54%
6 months (2020-12-18) 37.35%
1 year (2020-06-19) 117.21%
2 years (2019-06-20) 42.81%
3 years (2018-06-20) 184.76%

Is People Infrastructure under- or over-valued?

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

People Infrastructure 's P/E ratio

People Infrastructure 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, People Infrastructure shares trade at around 19x 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.

People Infrastructure 's EBITDA

People Infrastructure 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $31.9 million.

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

People Infrastructure financials

Revenue TTM $377.3 million
Operating margin TTM 7.45%
Gross profit TTM $41.5 million
Return on assets TTM 11.17%
Return on equity TTM 24.02%
Profit margin 5.75%
Book value 1.178
Market capitalisation $435.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

People Infrastructure share dividends

38%

Dividend payout ratio: 37.5% of net profits

Recently People Infrastructure has paid out, on average, around 37.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.86% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), People Infrastructure shareholders could enjoy a 1.86% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In People Infrastructure 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.09 per share.

While People Infrastructure 's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that People Infrastructure may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 March 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

People Infrastructure share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, People Infrastructure 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.7762 up to $4.88. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PPE.AU volatility(beta: 1.76)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 People Infrastructure 's is 1.7603. This would suggest that People Infrastructure 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

People Infrastructure overview

People Infrastructure Ltd, a workforce management company, provides contracted staffing and human resources outsourcing services in Australia and New Zealand. The company offers recruiting, on-boarding, rostering, timesheet management, pay rolling, and workplace health and safety management services. It serves community service, childcare, infrastructure, construction, industrial, landscaping, food processing, mining, and hospitality sectors. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Albion, Australia.

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