How to buy VGI Partners (VGI) shares
Learn how to easily invest in VGI Partners shares.
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VGI Partners is an asset management business based in Australia. VGI Partners shares (VGI) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. VGI Partners has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $82.3 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in VGI Partners
- 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 VGI Partners . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: VGI. 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 VGI Partners 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 VGI Partners . 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?
VGI Partners stock price (ASX:VGI)Use our graph to track the performance of VGI stocks over time.
VGI Partners shares at a glance
|52-week range||$2.71 - $6.2721|
|50-day moving average||$3.97|
|200-day moving average||$4.4978|
|Dividend yield||$0.37 (11.54%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.609|
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Is it a good time to buy VGI Partners stock?
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VGI Partners price performance over time
|3 months (2022-03-25)||-26.56%|
|6 months (2021-12-24)||-36.38%|
|1 year (2021-06-25)||-57.92%|
|2 years (2020-06-25)||-65.26%|
|3 years (2019-06-25)||-76.10%|
Is VGI Partners under- or over-valued?
Valuing VGI Partners stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of VGI Partners 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
VGI Partners 's P/E ratio
VGI Partners 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, VGI Partners shares trade at around 7x 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.
VGI Partners 's EBITDA
VGI Partners 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $63.5 million (£36 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a VGI Partners 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
VGI Partners financials
|Revenue TTM||$82.3 million|
|Operating margin TTM||76.62%|
|Gross profit TTM||$69.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||26.39%|
|Return on equity TTM||31.97%|
|Market capitalisation||$282 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
VGI Partners share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 125.76% of net profits
Recently VGI Partners has paid out, on average, around 125.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 11.54% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), VGI Partners shareholders could enjoy a 11.54% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In VGI Partners 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.37 per share.
VGI Partners '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 1 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
VGI Partners share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, VGI Partners 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.71 up to $6.2721. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while VGI Partners 's is 1.1851. This would suggest that VGI Partners '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).
VGI Partners overview
VGI Partners Limited is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to high net worth individuals, family offices, endowment funds, Pooled investment vehicles, Corporations or other businesses and other wholesale clients. The firm invests in public equity markets across the globe. The firm launches and manages equity mutual funds and separate client-focused equity portfolios. It primarily invests in growth and value stocks of companies using both long and short positions. The firm employs a combination of in-house and external research to make its investments. VGI Partners Limited was formerly known as VGI Partners Pty Limited. VGI Partners Limited was founded in 2008 and is based in Sydney, Australia with additional offices in New York, New York and Tokyo, Japan.
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