How to buy Z Energy (ZEL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Z Energy shares.

Z Energy Limited
AU: ZEL - AUD
OIL & GAS REFINING & MARKETING
A$0
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Z Energy Limited is an oil & gas refining & marketing business based in Australia. Z Energy shares (ZEL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Z Energy has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.5 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Z Energy

  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 Z Energy . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ZEL. 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 Z Energy 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 Z Energy . 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.

Z Energy stock price (ASX:ZEL)

Use our graph to track the performance of ZEL stocks over time.

Z Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-20.
52-week range$2.2331 - $3.0694
50-day moving average $2.5208
200-day moving average $2.7574
Target price$5.81
PE ratio 24.6078
Dividend yield $0.14 (5.34%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.102

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Is it a good time to buy Z Energy stock?

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Is Z Energy under- or over-valued?

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

Z Energy 's P/E ratio

Z Energy '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, Z Energy 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.

Z Energy 's PEG ratio

Z Energy 's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0035. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Z Energy 's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Z Energy 's EBITDA

Z Energy 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $219.6 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Z Energy 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Z Energy financials

Revenue TTM $3.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.74%
Gross profit TTM $562 million
Return on assets TTM 2.01%
Return on equity TTM 7.07%
Profit margin 1.73%
Book value 1.948
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Z Energy share dividends

We're not expecting Z Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Z Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Z Energy 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.2331 up to $3.0694. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ZEL.AU volatility(beta: 0.89)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 Z Energy 's is 0.8891. This would suggest that Z Energy 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Z Energy overview

Z Energy Limited sells transport fuel in New Zealand. It supplies fuel to retail customers, as well as commercial customers, such as airlines, trucking companies, shipping companies, and vehicle fleet operators, as well as supplies bitumen to roading contractors. The company also offers Z Business Plus, a fuel card for businesses to buy fuels. It also offers Z biodiesel, Mevo, and Z Electric. It owns and manages approximately 197 Z-branded retail service stations and 133 Caltex-branded service stations; 151 truck stops; and pipelines, terminals, and bulk storage terminal infrastructure. The company was formerly known as Greenstone Energy Limited and changed its name to Z Energy Limited in May 2011. Z Energy Limited was incorporated in 1959 and is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.

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