How to buy US Student Housing REIT Unit (USQ) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in US Student Housing REIT Unit shares.
US Student Housing REIT Unit is a reit - residential business based in Australia. US Student Housing REIT Unit shares (USQ) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. US Student Housing REIT Unit has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5.9 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in US Student Housing REIT Unit
- 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.
- 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.
- Search for US Student Housing REIT Unit. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: USQ. 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 US Student Housing REIT Unit reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of US Student Housing REIT Unit. 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.
What's in this guide?
- US Student Housing REIT Unit key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is US Student Housing REIT Unit stock a buy or sell?
- US Student Housing REIT Unit performance over time
- Are US Student Housing REIT Unit shares over-valued?
- US Student Housing REIT Unit's financials
- Does US Student Housing REIT Unit pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
US Student Housing REIT Unit stock price (ASX:USQ)Use our graph to track the performance of USQ stocks over time.
US Student Housing REIT Unit shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.7423 - $1.1112|
|50-day moving average||$0.9181|
|200-day moving average||$0.9303|
|Dividend yield||$0.037 (4.99%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.12|
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Is it a good time to buy US Student Housing REIT Unit stock?
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US Student Housing REIT Unit price performance over time
|1 week (2023-11-20)||1.06%|
|1 month (2023-10-27)||25.00%|
|3 months (2023-08-28)||5.56%|
|6 months (2023-05-26)||6.74%|
|1 year (2022-11-25)||-5.47%|
Is US Student Housing REIT Unit under- or over-valued?
Valuing US Student Housing REIT Unit stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of US Student Housing REIT Unit's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
US Student Housing REIT Unit's P/E ratio
US Student Housing REIT Unit's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 8x. In other words, US Student Housing REIT Unit shares trade at around 8x 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.
US Student Housing REIT Unit financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||51.62%|
|Gross profit TTM||$5.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||7.57%|
|Market capitalisation||$52.8 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
US Student Housing REIT Unit share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 50.15% of net profits
Recently US Student Housing REIT Unit has paid out, on average, around 50.15% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.99% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), US Student Housing REIT Unit shareholders could enjoy a 4.99% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In US Student Housing REIT Unit's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.037 per share.
US Student Housing REIT Unit's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 22 November 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
US Student Housing REIT Unit overview
US Student Housing REIT operates as a multi-family residential REIT company. It provides renting and operating own or leased real estate properties. The company is based in Melbourne, Australia.
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