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How to buy Monash IVF Group (MVF) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Monash IVF Group shares.

Monash IVF Group is a diagnostics & research business based in Australia. Monash IVF Group shares (MVF) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Monash IVF Group has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $236 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Monash IVF Group

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Monash IVF 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 Monash IVF Group.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MVF. 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 Monash IVF 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 Monash IVF 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.

Monash IVF Group stock price (ASX:MVF)

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

Monash IVF Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-06-06.
52-week range$1.0672 - $1.53
50-day moving average $1.4499
200-day moving average $1.3694
Target price$1.54
PE ratio 22.45
Dividend yield $0.045 (3.7%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.06

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Is it a good time to buy Monash IVF Group stock?

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Monash IVF Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.365

1 week (2024-06-06) 1.11%
1 month (2024-05-13) -8.70%
3 months (2024-03-13) -8.39%
6 months (2023-12-13) 1.11%
1 year (2023-06-13) 19.74%
2 years (2022-06-10) 35.82%
3 years (2021-06-11) 61.54%
5 years (2019-06-13) 2.63%

Is Monash IVF Group under- or over-valued?

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

Monash IVF Group's P/E ratio

Monash IVF 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 22x. In other words, Monash IVF Group shares trade at around 22x 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.

Monash IVF Group's EBITDA

Monash IVF Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $46 million (£24 million).

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

Monash IVF Group financials

Revenue TTM $236 million
Operating margin TTM 16.13%
Gross profit TTM $72.8 million
Return on assets TTM 5.74%
Return on equity TTM 8.68%
Profit margin 10.16%
Book value 0.709
Market capitalisation $524.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Monash IVF Group share dividends

71%

Dividend payout ratio: 70.97% of net profits

Recently Monash IVF Group has paid out, on average, around 70.97% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.7% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Monash IVF Group shareholders could enjoy a 3.7% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Monash IVF Group's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.045 per share.

Monash IVF 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 6 March 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Monash IVF Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Monash IVF Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.0672 up to $1.53. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MVF.AU volatility(beta: 1.49)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 Monash IVF Group's is 1.493. This would suggest that Monash IVF Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Monash IVF Group overview

Monash IVF Group Limited provides assisted reproductive and specialist women imaging services in Australia and Malaysia. The company offers diagnostic obstetric, gynecological ultrasound, and fertility treatment services. It also provides tertiary level prenatal diagnostic and IVF treatment services. Monash IVF Group Limited was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Cremorne, Australia.

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