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How to buy Dexus (DXS) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Dexus shares.

Dexus is a reit - office business based in Australia. Dexus shares (DXS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Dexus has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $298.6 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Dexus

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Dexus, 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 Dexus.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DXS. 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 Dexus 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 Dexus. 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.

Dexus stock price (ASX:DXS)

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

Dexus shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-04-17.
52-week range$6.0852 - $8.046
50-day moving average $7.5972
200-day moving average $7.4922
Target price$8.08
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.503 (7.06%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.21

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Is it a good time to buy Dexus 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.

Dexus price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$7.06

1 week (2024-04-11) -6.12%
1 month (2024-03-21) -8.43%
3 months (2024-01-19) -2.62%
6 months (2023-10-20) 1.88%
1 year (2023-04-21) -8.07%
2 years (2022-04-21) -35.41%
3 years (2021-04-21) -30.10%
5 years (2019-04-18) -44.06%

Dexus financials

Revenue TTM $298.6 million
Gross profit TTM $1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM -0.67%
Return on equity TTM -11.14%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 10.57
Market capitalisation $7.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Dexus's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Dexus.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Dexus's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 15.31

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Dexus's overall score of 15.31 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Dexus is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Dexus's environmental score

Environmental score: 8.26/100

Dexus's environmental score of 8.26 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dexus is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Dexus's social score

Social score: 7.75/100

Dexus's social score of 7.75 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Dexus is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Dexus's governance score

Governance score: 7.79/100

Dexus's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Dexus is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Dexus's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Dexus scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Dexus has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

DEXUS was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 15.31
Total ESG percentile 8.32
Environmental score 8.26
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 7.75
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 7.79
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 1

Dexus share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 70.05% of net profits

Recently Dexus has paid out, on average, around 70.05% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.06% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Dexus shareholders could enjoy a 7.06% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Dexus's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.503 per share.

Dexus's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 December 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Dexus's shares ever split?

Dexus's shares were split on a 1:6 basis on 4 November 2014. So if you had owned 6 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 Dexus shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 500% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Dexus shares which in turn could have impacted Dexus's share price.

Dexus share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dexus's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.0852 up to $8.046. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DXS.AU volatility(beta: 0.74)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 Dexus's is 0.737. This would suggest that Dexus's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Dexus overview

Dexus (ASX: DXS) is a leading Australasian fully integrated real asset group, managing a high-quality Australasian real estate and infrastructure portfolio valued at $61.0 billion (pro forma post final completion of the AMP Capital acquisition). We believe that the strength and quality of our relationships will always be central to our success and are deeply connected to our purpose: Unlock potential, create tomorrow. We directly and indirectly own $17.4 billion of office, industrial, healthcare, retail and infrastructure assets and investments. We manage a further $43.6 billion of investments in our funds management business (pro forma post final completion of the AMP Capital acquisition) which provides third party capital with exposure to quality sector specific and diversified real asset products. The funds within this business have a strong track record of delivering performance and benefit from Dexus's capabilities. The group's $17.4 billion real estate development pipeline provides the opportunity to grow both portfolios and enhance future returns. Our sustainability aspiration is to unlock the potential of real assets to create lasting positive impact and a more sustainable tomorrow, and is focused on the priorities of customer prosperity, climate action and enhancing communities. Dexus is supported by more than 34,000 investors from 25 countries. With four decades of expertise in property investment, funds management, asset management and development, we have a proven track record in capital and risk management and delivering returns for investors.

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