How to buy Platinum Asia Investments (PAI) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Platinum Asia Investments shares.

Platinum Asia Investments Limited
- A$0.02 ( - 1.80%)

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Platinum Asia Investments Limited is an asset management business based in Australia. Platinum Asia Investments shares (PAI) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Platinum Asia Investments has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $117 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Platinum Asia Investments

  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 Platinum Asia Investments . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: PAI. 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 Platinum Asia Investments 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 Platinum Asia Investments . 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.

Platinum Asia Investments stock price (ASX:PAI)

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

Platinum Asia Investments shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-22.
52-week range$1.065 - $1.3127
50-day moving average $1.1126
200-day moving average $1.1922
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 5.2644
Dividend yield $0.1 (9.22%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.208

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Is it a good time to buy Platinum Asia Investments stock?

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Platinum Asia Investments price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.09

1 week (2021-10-19) 1.09
1 month (2021-09-24) -0.91%
3 months (2021-07-26) -11.02%
6 months (2021-04-26) -11.38%
1 year (2020-10-26) -6.84%
2 years (2019-10-25) 9.00%
3 years (2018-10-26) 7.39%
5 years (2016-10-26) 14.74%

Is Platinum Asia Investments under- or over-valued?

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

Platinum Asia Investments 's P/E ratio

Platinum Asia Investments 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Platinum Asia Investments shares trade at around 5x 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.

Platinum Asia Investments financials

Revenue TTM $117 million
Operating margin TTM 93.75%
Gross profit TTM $117 million
Return on assets TTM 14.73%
Return on equity TTM 17.06%
Profit margin 64.91%
Book value 1.29
Market capitalisation $402.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Platinum Asia Investments share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 47.62% of net profits

Recently Platinum Asia Investments has paid out, on average, around 47.62% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 11.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Platinum Asia Investments shareholders could enjoy a 11.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Platinum Asia Investments 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.1 per share.

While Platinum Asia Investments 's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Platinum Asia Investments 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 25 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Platinum Asia Investments share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Platinum Asia Investments 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.065 up to $1.3127. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PAI.AU volatility(beta: 0.54)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 Platinum Asia Investments 's is 0.5431. This would suggest that Platinum Asia Investments 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Platinum Asia Investments overview

Platinum Asia Investments Limited is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Platinum Asset Management Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of Asia ex Japan. The fund invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in value stocks of companies. The fund employs fundamental analysis with a bottom up approach to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Net Index. Platinum Asia Investments Limited was founded on September 16, 2015 and is domiciled in Australia.

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