How to buy Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company (SOL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shares.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited
AU: SOL - AUD
THERMAL COAL
A$39.16
+ A$1.42 ( + 3.76%)

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Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited is a thermal coal business based in Australia. Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shares (SOL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Search for Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: SOL. 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 Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, 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 in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company . 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.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company stock price (ASX:SOL)

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Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-19.
52-week range$21.31 - $40.19
50-day moving average $34.8174
200-day moving average $32.2803
Target price$16.01
PE ratio 9.0483
Dividend yield $0.61 (1.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.056

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Is it a good time to buy Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company stock?

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Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$39.16

1 week (2021-09-17) 6.70%
1 month (2021-08-25) 14.54%
3 months (2021-06-25) 19.32%
6 months (2021-03-25) 21.28%
1 year (2020-09-25) 58.03%
2 years (2019-09-25) 86.92%
3 years (2018-09-25) 55.89%
5 years (2016-09-23) 149.43%

Is Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company under- or over-valued?

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

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's P/E ratio

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shares trade at around 9x 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.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's EBITDA

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $264.8 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $354.1 million
Return on assets TTM -0.85%
Return on equity TTM 17.35%
Profit margin 76.98%
Book value 17.143
Market capitalisation $8.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company share dividends

2%

Dividend payout ratio: 2.1% of net profits

Recently Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company has paid out, on average, around 2.1% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shareholders could enjoy a 1.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.61 per share.

While Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's shares ever split?

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's shares were split on a 10:1 basis on 26 June 2002. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 10 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 90% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company shares which in turn could have impacted Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's share price.

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $21.31 up to $40.19. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SOL.AU volatility(beta: 0.51)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's is 0.5103. This would suggest that Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company overview

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the equity investment, mining, and property investment businesses. It is involved in the coal, oil, and gas activities, which include exploration, development, production, processing, associated transport infrastructure, and ancillary activities. The company also engages in zinc, copper, and goldmining activities comprising exploration, mining, and processing of ore into copper concentrate, copper sulphide, and gold. In addition, it produces and sells citrus fruit, macadamia nuts, cereal crops, and cotton products. Further, the company invests in equities, properties, loans, cash, and term deposits. Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited was founded in 1872 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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