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Security Matters Limited is a software—application business based in Australia. Security Matters shares (SMX) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.35 – an increase of 11.11% over the previous week. Security Matters has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $10,119.

How to buy shares in Security Matters

  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 Security Matters . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SMX. 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 Security Matters 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 $0.35, 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 Security Matters . 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 Security Matters 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Security Matters 's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $0.35, which is 18.60% down on its pre-crash value of $0.43 and 42.86% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.245.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Security Matters shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $800.00 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 $1,000.00.

Security Matters share price

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Security Matters shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.35
52-week rangeAUDA$0.23 - AUDA$0.45
50-day moving average AUDA$0.3611
200-day moving average AUDA$0.3091
Target priceAUDA$1.15
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$-0.0588

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Is it a good time to buy Security Matters stock?

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Security Matters price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.35 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-16) 11.11%
1 month (2020-09-24) -2.78%
3 months (2020-07-23) 48.94%
6 months (2020-04-23) 34.62%
1 year (2019-10-23) 20.69%
2 years (2018-10-23) -11.39%
3 years (2017-10-20) N/A
5 years (2015-10-20) N/A

Security Matters financials

Revenue TTM $10,119
Gross profit TTM $4,749
Return on assets TTM -55.31%
Return on equity TTM -112.74%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.038
Market capitalisation $40.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Security Matters share dividends

We're not expecting Security Matters to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Security Matters 's shares ever split?

Security Matters 's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 6 December 2004. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Security Matters shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Security Matters shares which in turn could have impacted Security Matters 's share price.

Security Matters share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Security Matters 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.23 up to $0.45. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SMX.AU volatility(beta: 0.59)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 Security Matters 's is 0.5869. This would suggest that Security Matters 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Security Matters overview

Security Matters Limited engages in the development and commercialization of track and trace technologies for various industries in Australia. The company owns and commercializes technology to permanently and irrevocably mark various objects either solid, liquid, or gas allowing identification, proof of authenticity, tracking supply chain movements, quality assurance, and enables sustainability. Its technology comprises a chemical-based hidden barcode system, as well as a reader to identify these codes; and a blockchain record to store and protect ownership data. The company serves brand owners and manufacturers. Security Matters Limited was incorporated in 2018 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.

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