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Rectifier Technologies Limited is an electrical equipment & parts business based in Australia. Rectifier Technologies shares (RFT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.048 – an increase of 9.09% over the previous week. Rectifier Technologies has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $16.1 million.

How to buy shares in Rectifier Technologies

  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 Rectifier Technologies . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: RFT. 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 Rectifier Technologies 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 $0.048, 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 Rectifier Technologies . 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 Rectifier Technologies 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Rectifier Technologies 's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $0.048, which is 12.50% up on its pre-crash value of $0.042 and 140.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.02.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Rectifier Technologies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $560.98 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 $1,170.73.

Rectifier Technologies share price

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Rectifier Technologies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-14.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.048
52-week rangeAUDA$0.02 - AUDA$0.055
50-day moving average AUDA$0.0394
200-day moving average AUDA$0.0357
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 33.0769
Dividend yield N/A (2.27%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.001

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Is it a good time to buy Rectifier Technologies stock?

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Rectifier Technologies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.048 on 2020-10-19

1 week (2020-10-12) 11.63%
1 month (2020-09-18) 23.08%
3 months (2020-07-17) 29.73%
6 months (2020-04-17) 71.43%
1 year (2019-10-18) -2.04%
2 years (2018-10-19) 54.84%
3 years (2017-10-19) 100.00%
5 years (2015-10-19) 700.00%

Is Rectifier Technologies under- or over-valued?

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

Rectifier Technologies 's P/E ratio

Rectifier Technologies 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 33x. In other words, Rectifier Technologies shares trade at around 33x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14).

Rectifier Technologies 's EBITDA

Rectifier Technologies 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.5 million.

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

Rectifier Technologies financials

Revenue TTM $16.1 million
Operating margin TTM 20.3%
Gross profit TTM $10.3 million
Return on assets TTM 12.72%
Return on equity TTM 21.63%
Profit margin 11.29%
Book value 0.007
Market capitalisation $60.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Rectifier Technologies share dividends

We're not expecting Rectifier Technologies to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Rectifier Technologies 's shares ever split?

Rectifier Technologies 's shares were split on 29 July 2003.

Rectifier Technologies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Rectifier Technologies 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.02 up to $0.055. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Rectifier Technologies 's is 0.1897. This would suggest that Rectifier Technologies 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Rectifier Technologies overview

Rectifier Technologies Limited designs and manufactures power rectifiers in Australia, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, and Oceania. It offers electronic components; rectifiers, controllers, accessories, and systems for the power generation, distribution, and defense industries; and power supplies for the transport and telecommunications industries. The company also provides electric vehicle and battery charges, and power supplies; and electronic and specialized magnetic components. Rectifier Technologies Limited was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Burwood, Australia.

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