How to buy Scout Security shares | A$0.14
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Scout Security Limited is a security & protection services business based in Australia. Scout Security shares (SCT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.14 – an increase of 62.79% over the previous week. Scout Security has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.1 million.
How to buy shares in Scout Security
- 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 Scout Security . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SCT. 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 Scout Security 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 of $0.14, 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 Scout Security . 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 Scout Security 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Scout Security 's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $0.14, which is 53.57% up on its pre-crash value of $0.065 and 366.67% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.03.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Scout Security shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $647.89 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 $1,971.83.
Scout Security share priceUse our graph to track the performance of SCT stocks over time.
Scout Security shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$0.14|
|52-week range||AUDA$0.03 - AUDA$0.13|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$0.079|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$0.0624|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$-0.032|
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- Brokerage - AU shares: From AUD 5 or 0.05%
- Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
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Is it a good time to buy Scout Security stock?
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Scout Security price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-22)||0%|
|1 month (2020-09-30)||77.22%|
|3 months (2020-07-29)||64.71%|
|6 months (2020-04-29)||180.00%|
|1 year (2019-10-29)||112.12%|
|2 years (2018-10-29)||-34.88%|
|3 years (2017-10-27)||-20.00%|
|5 years (2015-10-26)||N/A|
Scout Security financials
|Revenue TTM||$3.1 million|
|Gross profit TTM||$2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-51.39%|
|Return on equity TTM||-597.63%|
|Market capitalisation||$14.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Scout Security share dividends
We're not expecting Scout Security to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Scout Security share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Scout Security 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.03 up to $0.13. 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 Scout Security 's is 2.4695. This would suggest that Scout Security 's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Scout Security overview
Scout Security Limited provides home security systems and services in the United States. The company's products include hub that connects sensors and Scout's integrations; door panel, which monitors the opening and closing of door, houses a loud siren to deter intruders, and equipped with an RFID reader so one can arm and disarm system without a phone; and motion sensor that monitors room with one sensor for monitoring critical paths through a house; and access sensor, which detects opening and closing of windows, doors, cabinets, and safes. It also offers indoor cameras, video doorbells, keypads, water sensors, glass break sensors, smoke alarm, and door locks, as well as refurbished products; and accessories, such as yard sign, panic button, remote control, siren and zigbee repeater, window sticker, key fobs, and RFID sticker. The company provides monitoring services. It sells its products and services directly through its Website, as well as through Amazon and Zego partners. The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Leederville, Australia.
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