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How to buy Beach Energy (BPT) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Beach Energy shares.

Beach Energy is an oil & gas e&p business based in Australia. Beach Energy shares (BPT) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Beach Energy has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.8 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Beach Energy

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Beach Energy, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you compare share trading platforms and choose. Then follow these steps.

  1. Open and fund your brokerage account.
    Complete an application with your personal and financial details, including your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  2. Search for Beach Energy.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BPT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  3. Purchase now or later.
    Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Beach Energy reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  4. 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.
  5. Check on your investment.
    Congratulations, you own a part of Beach Energy. 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.

Beach Energy stock price (ASX:BPT)

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

Beach Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-06-13.
52-week range$1.2727 - $1.925
50-day moving average $1.6517
200-day moving average $1.6182
Target price$1.88
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.04 (2.48%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.07

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Is it a good time to buy Beach Energy stock?

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Beach Energy price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.565

1 week (2024-06-07) -1.26%
1 month (2024-05-17) -7.40%
3 months (2024-03-18) -9.01%
6 months (2023-12-18) 0.64%
1 year (2023-06-16) 15.50%
2 years (2022-06-17) -7.40%
3 years (2021-06-18) 19.47%
5 years (2019-06-18) -12.32%

Is Beach Energy under- or over-valued?

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

Beach Energy's EBITDA

Beach Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $206.4 million (£0.0 million).

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

Beach Energy financials

Revenue TTM $1.8 billion
Gross profit TTM $746.3 million
Return on assets TTM -2.23%
Return on equity TTM -4.2%
Profit margin -8.54%
Book value 1.53
Market capitalisation $3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Beach Energy share dividends

17%

Dividend payout ratio: 17.07% of net profits

Recently Beach Energy has paid out, on average, around 17.07% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.48% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Beach Energy shareholders could enjoy a 2.48% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Beach Energy's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.04 per share.

While Beach Energy's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Beach Energy is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 February 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Beach Energy's shares ever split?

Beach Energy's shares were split on a 1:7 basis on 26 May 2002. So if you had owned 7 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Beach Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 600% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Beach Energy shares which in turn could have impacted Beach Energy's share price.

Beach Energy share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Beach Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.2727 up to $1.925. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BPT.AU volatility(beta: 1.33)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Beach Energy's is 1.331. This would suggest that Beach Energy's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Beach Energy overview

Beach Energy Limited operates as an oil and gas exploration and production company. It engages in the operated and non-operated, onshore and offshore, and oil and gas production in five producing basins across Australia and New Zealand. The company also explores, develops, produces, and transports hydrocarbons; and sells gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The company was formerly known as Beach Petroleum Limited and changed its name to Beach Energy Limited in December 2009. The company was incorporated in 1961 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.

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