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How to buy Janus Henderson (JHG) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Janus Henderson shares.

Janus Henderson is an asset management business based in Australia. Janus Henderson shares (JHG) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Janus Henderson has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Janus Henderson

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Janus Henderson, 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 Janus Henderson.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: JHG. 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 Janus Henderson 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 Janus Henderson. 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.

Janus Henderson stock price (ASX:JHG)

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

Janus Henderson shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-01-05.
52-week range$35 - $43.538
50-day moving average $38.1776
200-day moving average $39.9652
Target price$40.7
PE ratio 12.8632
Dividend yield $1.56 (5.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.07

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Is it a good time to buy Janus Henderson stock?

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Janus Henderson price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$39.49

6 months (2023-11-22) 1.36%
1 year (2023-05-22) -1.77%
2 years (2022-05-20) 3.08%
3 years (2021-05-21) -18.09%
5 years (2019-05-22) 25.88%

Is Janus Henderson under- or over-valued?

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

Janus Henderson's P/E ratio

Janus Henderson's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Janus Henderson shares trade at around 13x 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.

Janus Henderson's PEG ratio

Janus Henderson's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.5149. 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 Janus Henderson's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Janus Henderson's EBITDA

Janus Henderson's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $469 million (£245 million).

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

Janus Henderson financials

Revenue TTM $2 billion
Operating margin TTM 23.36%
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.46%
Return on equity TTM 7.99%
Profit margin 16.39%
Book value 26.905
Market capitalisation $6.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Janus Henderson share dividends

76%

Dividend payout ratio: 75.52% of net profits

Recently Janus Henderson has paid out, on average, around 75.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.95% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Janus Henderson shareholders could enjoy a 5.95% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Janus Henderson's case, that would currently equate to about A$1.56 per share.

Janus Henderson'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 9 November 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Janus Henderson's shares ever split?

Janus Henderson's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 24 May 2017. So if you had owned 10 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 Janus Henderson shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Janus Henderson shares which in turn could have impacted Janus Henderson's share price.

Janus Henderson share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Janus Henderson's shares have ranged in value from as little as $35 up to $43.538. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

JHG.AU volatility(beta: 1.47)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 Janus Henderson's is 1.47. This would suggest that Janus Henderson's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Janus Henderson overview

Janus Henderson Group plc is an asset management holding entity. Through its subsidiaries, the firm provides services to institutional, retail clients, and high net worth clients. It manages separate client-focused equity and fixed income portfolios. The firm also manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. It invests in public equity and fixed income markets, as well as invests in real estate and private equity. Janus Henderson Group plc was founded in 1934 and is based in London, United Kingdom with additional offices in Jersey, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia.

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