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How to buy Johns Lyng Group (JLG) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Johns Lyng Group shares.

Johns Lyng Group is an engineering & construction business based in Australia. Johns Lyng Group shares (JLG) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Johns Lyng Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Johns Lyng Group

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Johns Lyng 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 Johns Lyng Group .
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: JLG. 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 Johns Lyng 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 Johns Lyng 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.

Johns Lyng Group stock price (ASX:JLG)

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

Johns Lyng Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-05-15.
52-week range$4.8687 - $7.2355
50-day moving average $6.0348
200-day moving average $6.2612
Target price$6.98
PE ratio 36.7941
Dividend yield $0.092 (1.52%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.17

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Is it a good time to buy Johns Lyng Group stock?

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Johns Lyng Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$6.09

1 week (2024-05-10) -1.93%
1 month (2024-04-18) 5.73%
3 months (2024-02-16) -15.18%
6 months (2023-11-17) -2.09%
1 year (2023-05-18) -8.14%
2 years (2022-05-18) -4.84%
3 years (2021-05-18) 48.54%
5 years (2019-05-17) 351.11%

Is Johns Lyng Group under- or over-valued?

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

Johns Lyng Group 's P/E ratio

Johns Lyng 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 37x. In other words, Johns Lyng Group shares trade at around 37x 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.

Johns Lyng Group 's EBITDA

Johns Lyng Group 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $112.2 million (£0.0 million).

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

Johns Lyng Group financials

Revenue TTM $1.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.97%
Gross profit TTM $275.1 million
Return on assets TTM 7.84%
Return on equity TTM 14.34%
Profit margin 3.58%
Book value 1.544
Market capitalisation $1.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Johns Lyng Group share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 53.99% of net profits

Recently Johns Lyng Group has paid out, on average, around 53.99% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Johns Lyng Group shareholders could enjoy a 1.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Johns Lyng Group 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.092 per share.

Johns Lyng Group '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 29 February 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Johns Lyng Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Johns Lyng Group 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.8687 up to $7.2355. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Johns Lyng Group 's is 0.365. This would suggest that Johns Lyng Group 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Johns Lyng Group overview

Johns Lyng Group Limited provides integrated building services in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. The company operates through four segments: Insurance Building and Restoration Services, Commercial Building Services, Commercial Construction, and Other. It provides building fabric repair, contents restoration, disaster management, hazardous waste removal, strata management, and essential home services; and residential and commercial flooring, emergency domestic repairs, shop-fitting, HVAC mechanical, and pre-sale property staging services. The company also undertakes commercial construction projects in the cladding rectification, large-loss insurance, education, aged care, retail, community, hospitality, and residential sectors. It offers its services under various brands to insurance brokers, insurance companies, loss adjusters, commercial enterprises, local and state governments, and retail customers, as well as body corporates/owners' corporations. The company was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Doncaster, Australia.

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