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Vocus Group Limited is a telecom services business based in Australia. Vocus Group shares (VOC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $3.56 – a decrease of 3.78% over the previous week. Vocus Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion.
How to buy shares in Vocus Group
- 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 Vocus Group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: VOC. 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 Vocus Group 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 of $3.56, 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 Vocus Group. 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.
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- Vocus Group key stats
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- Is Vocus Group stock a buy or sell?
- Vocus Group performance over time
- Are Vocus Group shares over-valued?
- Vocus Group's financials
- How volatile are Vocus Group shares?
- Does Vocus Group pay a dividend?
- Have Vocus Group shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Vocus Group's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Vocus Group's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $3.56, which is 3.26% down on its pre-crash value of $3.68 and 97.78% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.8.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Vocus Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $546.82 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,075.51.
Vocus Group share priceUse our graph to track the performance of VOC stocks over time.
Vocus Group shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$3.56|
|52-week range||AUDA$1.8 - AUDA$3.83|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$3.282|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$2.9665|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.048|
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Is it a good time to buy Vocus Group stock?
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Vocus Group price performance over time
|1 week (2020-09-11)||-3.78%|
|1 month (2020-08-20)||12.66%|
|3 months (2020-06-19)||17.88%|
|6 months (2020-03-20)||57.52%|
|1 year (2019-09-20)||-0.56%|
|2 years (2018-09-20)||19.87%|
|3 years (2017-09-20)||46.50%|
|5 years (2015-09-18)||-43.46%|
Is Vocus Group under- or over-valued?
Valuing Vocus Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Vocus Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Vocus Group's P/E ratio
Vocus Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 63x. In other words, Vocus Group shares trade at around 63x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Vocus Group's EBITDA
Vocus Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $317.3 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Vocus Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Vocus Group financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||5.97%|
|Gross profit TTM||$554.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.6%|
|Return on equity TTM||-7.87%|
|Market capitalisation||$2.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Vocus Group share dividends
We're not expecting Vocus Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Vocus Group's shares ever split?
Vocus Group's shares were split on 18 December 2002.
Vocus Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Vocus Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.8 up to $3.83. 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 Vocus Group's is 0.5. This would suggest that Vocus Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Vocus Group overview
Vocus Group Limited provides fiber and network solutions to enterprise, government, wholesale, small business, and residential customers in Australia and New Zealand. The company operates through Vocus Network Services, Retail, and New Zealand segments. It offers telecommunications products and services, such as networks and connectivity, data centers, cloud platforms and security, and workplace collaboration under the Vocus, Slingshot, Flip, and Orcon brands. The company also provides broadband, voice, and mobile services under the Dodo, iPrimus, Commander, and Engin brands, as well as Fetch TV services. In addition, it supplies, retails, and markets gas and electricity services; and offers insurance products. The company was formerly known as Vocus Communications Limited and changed its name to Vocus Group Limited in December 2016. Vocus Group Limited was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia.
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