How to buy Reckon (RKN) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Reckon shares.

Reckon Limited
+A$0.02 (+2.12%)

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Reckon Limited is a software-application business based in Australia. Reckon shares (RKN) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Reckon has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $75.6 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Reckon

  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 Reckon . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: RKN. 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 Reckon 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 Reckon . 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.

Reckon stock price (ASX:RKN)

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Reckon shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-31.
52-week range$0.5872 - $1.025
50-day moving average $0.9014
200-day moving average $0.8317
Target price$1.09
PE ratio 11.25
Dividend yield $0.05 (5.32%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.084

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Is it a good time to buy Reckon stock?

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Reckon price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.8

1 month (2021-07-02) -18.78%
3 months (2021-04-30) 0.8

Is Reckon under- or over-valued?

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

Reckon 's P/E ratio

Reckon 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Reckon shares trade at around 11x 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.

Reckon 's EBITDA

Reckon 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $14.6 million.

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

Reckon financials

Revenue TTM $75.6 million
Operating margin TTM 17.48%
Gross profit TTM $41.9 million
Return on assets TTM 9.81%
Return on equity TTM 41.92%
Profit margin 12.88%
Book value 0.224
Market capitalisation $107.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Reckon share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.25% of net profits

Recently Reckon has paid out, on average, around 1.25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.29% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Reckon shareholders could enjoy a 5.29% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Reckon 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.05 per share.

While Reckon 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Reckon is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 22 February 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Reckon share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Reckon 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.5872 up to $1.025. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RKN.AU volatility(beta: 0.88)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 Reckon 's is 0.8751. This would suggest that Reckon 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Reckon overview

Reckon Limited provides software solutions in Australia, the United States, and internationally. It operates through Business Group; Practice Management Group, Accountants; and Practice Management Group, Legal segments. The company offers Reckon One, an online accounting software for small businesses; Single Touch Payroll software for managing pay runs, allowances, leave, and superannuation; Reckon Accounts Hosted, an online accounting software to manage finances, payroll, and inventory; Reckon Cloud POS, an online point of sale software; and Better Clinics, an online practice management software for health and fitness professionals. It also provides Reckon Loans, which offers business loans; Reckon Accounts Desktop, a desktop accounting software; Desktop Point of Sale; Reckon Personal Range for personal finances; Reckon APS that provides accounting practice solutions; Reckon Elite for smaller practice management; and Reckon Billback, a client cost recovery solution. In addition, the company develops, distributes, and supports cost recovery, scan and cloud-based integration platforms under the nQ Zebraworks brand primarily to the legal market. Reckon Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in North Sydney, Australia.

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