How to buy Swick Mining Services (SWK) shares

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Swick Mining Services Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Swick Mining Services shares (SWK) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Swick Mining Services has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $150.1 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Swick Mining Services

  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 Swick Mining Services . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SWK. 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 Swick Mining Services 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 Swick Mining Services . 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.

Swick Mining Services stock price (ASX:SWK)

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Swick Mining Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-28.
52-week range$0.1222 - $0.41
50-day moving average $0.3245
200-day moving average $0.2231
Target price$0.19
PE ratio 22.3529
Dividend yield $0.015 (3.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.017

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Is it a good time to buy Swick Mining Services stock?

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Swick Mining Services price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.38

1 week (2021-11-22) 7.04%
1 month (2021-10-29) 13.43%
3 months (2021-08-27) 65.22%
6 months (2021-05-28) 117.14%
1 year (2020-11-27) 105.41%
2 years (2019-11-29) 105.41%
3 years (2018-11-29) 61.70%
5 years (2016-11-29) 46.15%

Is Swick Mining Services under- or over-valued?

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

Swick Mining Services 's P/E ratio

Swick Mining Services 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Swick Mining Services shares trade at around 22x 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.

Swick Mining Services 's EBITDA

Swick Mining Services 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $22.5 million (£12 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Swick Mining Services 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Swick Mining Services financials

Revenue TTM $150.1 million
Operating margin TTM 5.48%
Gross profit TTM $34 million
Return on assets TTM 3.48%
Return on equity TTM 4.48%
Profit margin 3.28%
Book value 0.319
Market capitalisation $107.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Swick Mining Services share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 1.45% of net profits

Recently Swick Mining Services has paid out, on average, around 1.45% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.82% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Swick Mining Services shareholders could enjoy a 3.82% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Swick Mining Services 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.015 per share.

While Swick Mining Services 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Swick Mining Services is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 23 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Swick Mining Services 's shares ever split?

Swick Mining Services 's shares were split on 25 June 2009.

Swick Mining Services share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Swick Mining Services 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.1222 up to $0.41. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SWK.AU volatility(beta: 1.03)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 Swick Mining Services 's is 1.0254. This would suggest that Swick Mining Services 's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Swick Mining Services overview

Swick Mining Services Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides mineral drilling services to the mining industry in Australia, North America, Europe, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. The company offers services primarily in the areas of underground diamond drilling and grouting services; and sells drilling equipment, rigs, and parts. It also provides research and development activities in mineral analysis technologies. The company was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in South Guildford, Australia.

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