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How to buy Sydney Airport (SYD) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Sydney Airport shares.

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Sydney Airport (SYD) is an airport and air services business that invests in airport assets. Stocks of the Australian-owned business are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

How to buy shares in Sydney Airport

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Sydney Airport. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SYD. 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 Sydney Airport reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Sydney Airport. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.

Sydney Airport stock price (ASX:SYD)

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

Sydney Airport shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-04-09.
52-week range$5.69 - $8.73
50-day moving average $8.6944
200-day moving average $8.0377
Target price$8.75
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.195 (2.24%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.077

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Is it a good time to buy Sydney Airport stock?

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Sydney Airport price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$8.72

6 months (2021-12-31) 0.46%
1 year (2021-07-02) 50.09%
2 years (2020-07-03) 51.92%
3 years (2019-07-03) 6.86%
5 years (2017-07-03) 24.93%

Is Sydney Airport under- or over-valued?

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

Sydney Airport's EBITDA

Sydney Airport's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $371.1 million (£209 million).

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

Sydney Airport financials

Revenue TTM $643.7 million
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM -0.31%
Return on equity TTM -118.3%
Profit margin -31.46%
Book value 0.471
Market capitalisation $47.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Sydney Airport's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Sydney Airport.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Sydney Airport's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 16.36

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Sydney Airport's overall score of 16.36 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 10th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Sydney Airport is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Sydney Airport's environmental score

Environmental score: 6.15/100

Sydney Airport's environmental score of 6.15 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Sydney Airport is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Sydney Airport's social score

Social score: 10.05/100

Sydney Airport's social score of 10.05 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Sydney Airport is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Sydney Airport's governance score

Governance score: 9.16/100

Sydney Airport's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Sydney Airport is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Sydney Airport's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Sydney Airport scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Sydney Airport has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Sydney Airport Limited was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 16.36
Total ESG percentile 9.96
Environmental score 6.15
Environmental score percentile 7
Social score 10.05
Social score percentile 7
Governance score 9.16
Governance score percentile 7
Level of controversy 2

Sydney Airport share dividends

We're not expecting Sydney Airport to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Sydney Airport's shares ever split?

Sydney Airport's shares were split on 21 December 2007.

Sydney Airport share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Sydney Airport's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.69 up to $8.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SYD.AU volatility(beta: 0.97)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Sydney Airport's is 0.9665. This would suggest that Sydney Airport's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Sydney Airport overview

Sydney Airport Limited owns Sydney Airport. The company provides international and domestic passenger services. It also offers aeronautical services, including access to terminals, infrastructure, apron parking, and airfield and terminal facilities, as well as government mandated security services for airlines; and parking and ground transport services, as well as leases commercial space to tenants whose activities comprise duty free, food and beverage, financial, and advertising services. In addition, the company is involved in the leasing of terminal space, buildings, and other space in the Sydney Airport; and rental of cars. Sydney Airport Limited was founded in 1919 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

Sydney Airport in the news

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