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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 in Australian Dollars. Rectifier Technologies has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $12.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Rectifier Technologies
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
What's in this guide?
- Rectifier Technologies key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Rectifier Technologies stock a buy or sell?
- Rectifier Technologies performance over time
- Are Rectifier Technologies shares over-valued?
- Rectifier Technologies 's financials
- How volatile are Rectifier Technologies shares?
- Does Rectifier Technologies pay a dividend?
- Have Rectifier Technologies shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Rectifier Technologies share priceUse our graph to track the performance of RFT stocks over time.
Rectifier Technologies shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.0322 - $0.052|
|50-day moving average||$0.0371|
|200-day moving average||$0.039|
|Dividend yield||$0.001 (2.63%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$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
|1 week (2021-06-10)||2.78%|
|1 month (2021-05-20)||5.71%|
|3 months (2021-03-19)||0.037|
|6 months (2020-12-18)||-5.13%|
|1 year (2020-06-19)||-5.13%|
|2 years (2019-06-20)||-22.92%|
|3 years (2018-06-20)||23.33%|
|5 years (2016-06-20)||311.11%|
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 37x. In other words, Rectifier Technologies shares trade at around 37x 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.
Rectifier Technologies 's EBITDA
Rectifier Technologies 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.1 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||$12.1 million|
|Operating margin TTM||15.13%|
|Gross profit TTM||$10.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.94%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.07%|
|Market capitalisation||$50.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Rectifier Technologies share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 142.86% of net profits
Recently Rectifier Technologies has paid out, on average, around 142.86% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.78% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Rectifier Technologies shareholders could enjoy a 2.78% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Rectifier Technologies 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.001 per share.
Rectifier Technologies '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 28 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
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 $0.0322 up to $0.052. 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 -0.236. This would suggest that Rectifier Technologies 's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Rectifier Technologies has bucked the trend.
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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