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How to buy Ridley Corporation (RIC) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Ridley Corporation shares.

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Ridley Corporation is a packaged foods business based in Australia. Ridley Corporation shares (RIC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Ridley Corporation has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $966.3 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Ridley Corporation

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Search for Ridley Corporation . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: RIC. 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 Ridley Corporation reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ridley Corporation . 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.

Ridley Corporation stock price (ASX:RIC)

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Ridley Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-22.
52-week range$0.9597 - $1.84
50-day moving average $1.6971
200-day moving average $1.5027
Target price$1.87
PE ratio 16.1261
Dividend yield $0.054 (3.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.111

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Is it a good time to buy Ridley Corporation stock?

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Ridley Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.795

1 week (2022-06-17) 0.28%
1 month (2022-05-24) 5.59%
3 months (2022-03-24) 8.13%
6 months (2021-12-24) 25.09%
1 year (2021-06-24) 59.56%
2 years (2020-06-24) 151.05%
3 years (2019-06-24) 56.77%
5 years (2017-06-23) 29.14%

Is Ridley Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Ridley Corporation 's P/E ratio

Ridley Corporation 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Ridley Corporation shares trade at around 16x 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.

Ridley Corporation 's EBITDA

Ridley Corporation 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $66.5 million (£0.0 million).

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

Ridley Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $966.3 million
Operating margin TTM 4.55%
Gross profit TTM $79 million
Return on assets TTM 4.61%
Return on equity TTM 12.86%
Profit margin 3.87%
Book value 0.962
Market capitalisation $571.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ridley Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 60% of net profits

Recently Ridley Corporation has paid out, on average, around 60% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Ridley Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 3.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Ridley Corporation 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.054 per share.

Ridley Corporation '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 7 April 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Ridley Corporation 's shares ever split?

Ridley Corporation 's shares were split on 20 March 2000.

Ridley Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ridley Corporation 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.9597 up to $1.84. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RIC.AU volatility(beta: 0.83)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Ridley Corporation 's is 0.8285. This would suggest that Ridley Corporation 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Ridley Corporation overview

Ridley Corporation Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides animal nutrition solutions in Australia. It operates in two segments, Packaged Feeds and Ingredients, and Bulk Stockfeeds. The company offers packaged products and supplements, such as bagged poultry, dairy, dog, horse, and lifestyle animal feeds, as well as block and loose lick supplements; aquafeed, which includes extruded and steam pelleted products for various fin fish and prawns; and rendered poultry, red meat, and fish products for the pet food, stockfeed, and aquaculture sectors. It also provides monogastric and ruminant feeds, such as pellets, meals, concentrates, and premixes for poultry, pigs, dairy cattle, beef cattle, and sheep. The company offers its products primarily under the Ridley, Barastoc, Rumevite, Cobber, Primo, and Food for Dogs brands. It provides nutrition solutions to various food producers in the dairy, poultry, pig, aquaculture, sheep, and beef industries; laboratory animals in the research sector; and equine, canine, and home layer markets in the recreational sector. The company also exports its products. Ridley Corporation Limited was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.

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