How to buy Slater and Gordon shares

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Slater and Gordon Limited is a personal services business based in Australia. Slater and Gordon shares (SGH) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Slater and Gordon has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $164.5 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Slater and Gordon

  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 Slater and Gordon . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SGH. 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 Slater and Gordon 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, 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 Slater and Gordon . 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.

Slater and Gordon share price

Use our graph to track the performance of SGH stocks over time.

Slater and Gordon shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-18.
52-week range$0.62 - $1.35
50-day moving average $0.7176
200-day moving average $0.7899
Target price$0.66
PE ratio 40.2941
Dividend yield $0.055 (8.4%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.017

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Is it a good time to buy Slater and Gordon stock?

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Slater and Gordon price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.7

1 week (2021-06-17) 6.87%
1 month (2021-05-24) -1.41%
3 months (2021-03-24) -11.95%
6 months (2020-12-24) -15.66%
1 year (2020-06-24) -2.78%
2 years (2019-06-24) -52.29%
3 years (2018-06-22) -62.40%
5 years (2016-06-24) -99.98%

Is Slater and Gordon under- or over-valued?

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

Slater and Gordon 's P/E ratio

Slater and Gordon 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 40x. In other words, Slater and Gordon shares trade at around 40x 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.

Slater and Gordon 's EBITDA

Slater and Gordon 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $20.8 million.

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

Slater and Gordon financials

Revenue TTM $164.5 million
Operating margin TTM 11.06%
Gross profit TTM $70.4 million
Return on assets TTM 2.99%
Return on equity TTM 1.28%
Profit margin 1.5%
Book value 1.212
Market capitalisation $95.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Slater and Gordon share dividends

We're not expecting Slater and Gordon to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Slater and Gordon 's shares ever split?

Slater and Gordon 's shares were split on a 1:100 basis on 7 December 2017. So if you had owned 100 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 Slater and Gordon shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 9900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Slater and Gordon shares which in turn could have impacted Slater and Gordon 's share price.

Slater and Gordon share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Slater and Gordon 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.62 up to $1.35. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SGH.AU volatility(beta: 0.9)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 Slater and Gordon 's is 0.8961. This would suggest that Slater and Gordon 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Slater and Gordon overview

Slater and Gordon Limited, a law firm, operates legal practices in Australia. The company provides legal services in various areas, such as workers compensation, motor vehicle accidents, public liability, asbestos, silicosis, military compensation, comcare, superannuation and disability insurance, medical law, commercial litigation, will, and employment law. It also offers union services and class actions. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Melbourne, Australia. Slater and Gordon Limited is a subsidiary of AIO V Finance (Ireland) DAC.

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