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How to buy Freightways Group (FRW) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Freightways Group shares.

Freightways Group is an integrated freight & logistics business based in Australia. Freightways Group shares (FRW) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Freightways Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.2 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Freightways Group

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Freightways Group, 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 Freightways Group.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: FRW. 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 Freightways Group 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 Freightways Group. 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.

Freightways Group stock price (ASX:FRW)

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Freightways Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-05-06.
52-week range$6.7312 - $7.77
50-day moving average $7.636
200-day moving average $7.5996
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 19.3421
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.38

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Is it a good time to buy Freightways Group stock?

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Is Freightways Group under- or over-valued?

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

Freightways Group's P/E ratio

Freightways Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Freightways Group shares trade at around 19x 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.

Freightways Group's EBITDA

Freightways Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $170.8 million (£0.0 million).

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

Freightways Group financials

Revenue TTM $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.98%
Gross profit TTM $0
Return on assets TTM 5.9%
Return on equity TTM 14.74%
Profit margin 5.95%
Book value 2.737
Market capitalisation $1.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Freightways Group share dividends

We're not expecting Freightways Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Freightways Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Freightways Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.7312 up to $7.77. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FRW.AU volatility(beta: 0.86)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 Freightways Group's is 0.859. This would suggest that Freightways Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Freightways Group overview

Freightways Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides express package and business mail services in New Zealand, Australia, and internationally. It operates through Express Package & Business Mail, Information Management, and Corporate and Other segments. The company provides network courier services under the New Zealand Couriers, Post Haste Couriers, Castle Parcels, and NOW Couriers brands; and point-to-point courier services under the SUB60, Kiwi Express, Stuck, and Security Express brands. It also provides mail delivery services under the DX Mail brand; and mailhouse-print services and digital mail presentation platforms under the Dataprint brand. In addition, it provides a range of physical storage and information management, as well as digital information processing services, such as digitalisation, business process outsourcing, online back-up, and eDiscovery services, as well as document destruction and medical waste services primarily under the Shred-X and Med-X brands, as well as operates line-haul on the arterial roads under the Parceline Express name. Further, the company offers general and aviation engineering services; and aviation-related, IT infrastructure support, treasury management, and financing and property management services. The company was formerly known as Freightways Limited and changed its name to Freightways Group Limited in March 2023. The company was founded in 1964 and is based in Penrose, New Zealand.

Freightways Group in the news

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