How to buy Smart Parking (SPZ) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Smart Parking shares.
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Smart Parking Limited is a software-application business based in Australia. Smart Parking shares (SPZ) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Smart Parking has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $17.7 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Smart Parking
- 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 Smart Parking . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SPZ. 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 Smart Parking 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 Smart Parking . 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?
Smart Parking stock price (ASX:SPZ)Use our graph to track the performance of SPZ stocks over time.
Smart Parking shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.084 - $0.235|
|50-day moving average||$0.2084|
|200-day moving average||$0.1754|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.014|
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Is it a good time to buy Smart Parking stock?
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Smart Parking price performance over time
|1 month (2021-07-02)||-18.60%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||-2.78%|
Is Smart Parking under- or over-valued?
Valuing Smart Parking stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Smart Parking 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Smart Parking 's EBITDA
Smart Parking 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Smart Parking 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Smart Parking financials
|Revenue TTM||$17.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||11.44%|
|Gross profit TTM||$6.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.19%|
|Return on equity TTM||-7.27%|
|Market capitalisation||$80.6 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Smart Parking share dividends
We're not expecting Smart Parking to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Smart Parking 's shares ever split?
Smart Parking 's shares were split on a 3:4 basis on 26 January 2011. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Smart Parking shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Smart Parking shares which in turn could have impacted Smart Parking 's share price.
Smart Parking share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Smart Parking 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.084 up to $0.235. 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 Smart Parking 's is 1.3524. This would suggest that Smart Parking 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Smart Parking overview
Smart Parking Limited designs, develops, and manages parking technology in New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates in Technology, Parking Management, and Research and Development segment. The company develops and sells smart city and Internet of Things (IoT) technology, hardware, and software for parking solutions. It offers SmartCloud platform, a Web-based service platform that gathers and processes information; Smart Parking Mobile App, which shows real-time guidance and payment information for motorists; digital guidance signage that provides real-time space availability and car park capacity information, as well as directions to traffic flow; Vehicle Detection Sensors, which monitor bays and relay live status information to SmartCloud; and SmartSpot Gateway, an IoT gateway that allows various devices to connect and provide areas of open connectivity. The company also provides automatic number plate recognition camera systems; overhead guidance indicators; and Pay & Walk machines to pay for parking or validate vehicle's presence in the car park. It also offers parking management solutions to the retail sector, managing agents, and land owners. The company was formerly known as Car Parking Technologies Limited and changed its name to Smart Parking Limited in July 2013. Smart Parking Limited is based in Port Melbourne, Australia.
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