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How to buy Collins Foods (CKF) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Collins Foods shares.

Collins Foods is a restaurants business based in Australia. Collins Foods shares (CKF) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Collins Foods has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.4 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Collins Foods

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Collins Foods, 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 Collins Foods.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CKF. 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 Collins Foods 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 Collins Foods. 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.

Collins Foods stock price (ASX:CKF)

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

Collins Foods shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-05-16.
52-week range$7.3004 - $12.55
50-day moving average $9.9664
200-day moving average $10.425
Target price$11.81
PE ratio 38.08
Dividend yield $0.275 (2.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.25

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Is it a good time to buy Collins Foods stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. However, this is not a recommendation. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

Collins Foods price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$9.32

1 week (2024-05-10) -0.43%
1 month (2024-04-18) -6.14%
3 months (2024-02-16) -13.70%
6 months (2023-11-17) -4.31%
1 year (2023-05-18) 3.90%
2 years (2022-05-18) -3.22%
3 years (2021-05-18) -17.01%
5 years (2019-05-17) 16.50%

Is Collins Foods under- or over-valued?

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

Collins Foods's P/E ratio

Collins Foods's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Collins Foods shares trade at around 38x 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.

Collins Foods's EBITDA

Collins Foods's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $128.3 million (£0.0 million).

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

Collins Foods financials

Revenue TTM $1.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.8%
Gross profit TTM $622.2 million
Return on assets TTM 3.66%
Return on equity TTM 7.46%
Profit margin 3.64%
Book value 3.523
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Collins Foods share dividends

We're not expecting Collins Foods to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Collins Foods share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Collins Foods's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.3004 up to $12.55. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CKF.AU volatility(beta: 0.82)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 Collins Foods's is 0.819. This would suggest that Collins Foods's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Collins Foods overview

Collins Foods Limited engages in the operation, management, and administration of restaurants in Australia, Europe, and Asia. It operates restaurants under the KFC, Taco Bell, and Sizzler brands. The company was founded in 1969 and is based in Hamilton, Australia.

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