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Perenti Global Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Perenti Global shares (PRN) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Perenti Global has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion.

How to buy shares in Perenti Global

  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 Perenti Global. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PRN. 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 Perenti Global 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 $1.135, 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 Perenti Global. 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 Perenti Global's share price?

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

Its last market close was $1.135, which is 23.05% down on its pre-crash value of $1.475 and 152.22% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.45.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Perenti Global shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $333.33 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 $788.19.

Perenti Global share price

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Perenti Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-12.
52-week range$0.4365 - $1.5708
50-day moving average $1.377
200-day moving average $1.2246
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 38.2857
Dividend yield $0.07 (5.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.035

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Is it a good time to buy Perenti Global stock?

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Perenti Global price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$1.135 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2021-01-08) -18.93%
1 month (2020-12-15) -17.15%
3 months (2020-10-15) -0.44%
6 months (2020-07-15) 0%
1 year (2020-01-15) -31.42%
2 years (2019-01-15) -3.40%
3 years (2018-01-15) -52.47%
5 years (2016-01-15) 479.67%

Is Perenti Global under- or over-valued?

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

Perenti Global's P/E ratio

Perenti Global's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Perenti Global shares trade at around 38x 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.

Perenti Global's EBITDA

Perenti Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $366.8 million (£0.0 million).

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

Perenti Global financials

Revenue TTM $2 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.43%
Gross profit TTM $616.5 million
Return on assets TTM 3.04%
Return on equity TTM 1.96%
Profit margin 1.17%
Book value 1.987
Market capitalisation $940 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Perenti Global share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 233.33% of net profits

Recently Perenti Global has paid out, on average, around 233.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.13% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Perenti Global shareholders could enjoy a 5.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Perenti Global's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.07 per share.

Perenti Global'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 2 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Perenti Global's shares ever split?

Perenti Global's shares were split on 31 March 2010.

Perenti Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Perenti Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.4365 up to $1.5708. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PRN.AU volatility(beta: 2.22)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 Perenti Global's is 2.2196. This would suggest that Perenti Global's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Perenti Global overview

Perenti Global Limited operates as a mining services company worldwide. It operates through Surface Mining, Underground Mining, and Investment segments. The Surface Mining segment offers exploration drilling, production drilling, blasting, and geotechnical services, as well as end-to-end contract surface mining; and logistics management and moving mining equipment and goods. The Underground Mining segment provides underground mining services specializing in mine development, production, diamond drilling, vertical development, design planning and scheduling, and equipment supply and maintenance. The Investments segment is involved in mining supplies; and products and services, including equipment rental, equipment parts and sales, and energy drilling and mineral analysis. The company was formerly known as Ausdrill Limited and changed its name to Perenti Global Limited in October 2019. Perenti Global Limited was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.

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