How to buy Think Childcare (TNK) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Think Childcare shares.
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Think Childcare Group is a personal services business based in Australia. Think Childcare shares (TNK) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Think Childcare has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $172.4 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Think Childcare
- 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 Think Childcare . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: TNK. 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 Think Childcare 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 Think Childcare . 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?
- Think Childcare key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Think Childcare stock a buy or sell?
- Think Childcare performance over time
- Are Think Childcare shares over-valued?
- Think Childcare 's financials
- How volatile are Think Childcare shares?
- Does Think Childcare pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Think Childcare stock price (ASX:TNK)Use our graph to track the performance of TNK stocks over time.
Think Childcare shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.7038 - $3.21|
|50-day moving average||$3.2166|
|200-day moving average||$2.9706|
|Dividend yield||$0.12 (3.75%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.128|
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Is it a good time to buy Think Childcare stock?
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Think Childcare price performance over time
|1 week (2021-09-10)||-0.31%|
|1 month (2021-08-18)||-3.05%|
|3 months (2021-06-18)||-1.55%|
|6 months (2021-03-18)||44.55%|
|1 year (2020-09-18)||292.59%|
|2 years (2019-09-18)||134.69%|
|3 years (2018-09-18)||117.06%|
|5 years (2016-09-16)||45.21%|
Is Think Childcare under- or over-valued?
Valuing Think Childcare stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Think Childcare 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Think Childcare 's P/E ratio
Think Childcare 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Think Childcare shares trade at around 25x 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.
Think Childcare 's EBITDA
Think Childcare 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $35.6 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Think Childcare 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Think Childcare financials
|Revenue TTM||$172.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||18.27%|
|Gross profit TTM||$82.3 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.01%|
|Return on equity TTM||15%|
|Market capitalisation||$196.4 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Think Childcare share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 1.19% of net profits
Recently Think Childcare has paid out, on average, around 1.19% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.5% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Think Childcare shareholders could enjoy a 2.5% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Think Childcare 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.12 per share.
While Think Childcare 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Think Childcare is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Think Childcare share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Think Childcare 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.7038 up to $3.21. 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 Think Childcare 's is 1.7548. This would suggest that Think Childcare 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Think Childcare overview
Think Childcare Group provides childcare services under the Nido brand in Australia. The company offers full or part-time care services for babies, toddlers, and young children. It owns and manages approximately 78 centers. The company was incorporated in 2019 and is based in Drummoyne, Australia.
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