How to buy Qube (QUB) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Qube shares.
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Qube is an integrated freight & logistics business based in Australia. Qube shares (QUB) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollar. Qube has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Qube
- 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.
- 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.
- Search for Qube. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: QUB. 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 Qube reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- 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.
- Check on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Qube. 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.
Qube stock price (ASX:QUB)Use our graph to track the performance of QUB stocks over time.
Qube shares at a glance
|52-week range||$2.7374 - $3.4234|
|50-day moving average||$3.1586|
|200-day moving average||$3.1237|
|Dividend yield||$0.06 (2.36%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.048|
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Is it a good time to buy Qube stock?
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Qube price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-20)||-3.03%|
|1 month (2021-12-24)||-9.72%|
|3 months (2021-10-27)||-10.28%|
|6 months (2021-07-27)||-1.71%|
|1 year (2021-01-27)||-0.69%|
|2 years (2020-01-24)||-17.00%|
|3 years (2019-01-25)||7.46%|
|5 years (2017-01-27)||23.93%|
Is Qube under- or over-valued?
Valuing Qube stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Qube's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Qube's P/E ratio
Qube's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 61x. In other words, Qube shares trade at around 61x 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.
Qube's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $305.7 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Qube's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||7.86%|
|Gross profit TTM||$464.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.57%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.32%|
|Market capitalisation||$5.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Qube share dividends
We're not expecting Qube to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Qube's shares ever split?
Qube's shares were split on 19 November 2009.
Qube share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Qube's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.7374 up to $3.4234. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Qube's is 0.907. This would suggest that Qube's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Qube Holdings Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides logistics solutions for import and export supply chain in Australia. The company's Operating Division offers services relating to the import and export of primarily containerized cargo. This division provides various services, including physical and documentary processes, and tasks of the import/export supply chain, such as road and rail transport of containers to and from ports, operation of container parks, customs and quarantine services, warehousing, intermodal terminals, international freight forwarding, and bulk rail haulage for rural commodities. It also offers a range of logistics services relating to the import and export of primarily non-containerized freight with a focus on automotive, bulk, and break bulk products; an integrated logistics solution for the automotive industry covering a range of activities comprising stevedoring, processing, and delivery; and logistics solution from mine-to-ship activities, including transport, stockpile management, storage facilities, and stevedoring. In addition, this division provides stevedoring and related logistics services for the oil and gas industry, forestry products, and project and general cargo; handles a range of commodities that include iron ore, copper, nickel concentrate, and mineral sands; and owns a multi-user facility for the stevedoring industry. The company's Property Division owns a 243-hectare parcel of land in the Moorebank logistics park project; and provides container stevedoring services in Australia. The company was formerly known as Qube Logistics Holdings Limited and changed its name to Qube Holdings Limited in November 2012. Qube Holdings Limited was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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