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How to buy National Storage REIT (NSR) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in National Storage REIT shares.

National Storage REIT is a reit - industrial business based in Australia. National Storage REIT shares (NSR) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. National Storage REIT has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $339.7 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in National Storage REIT

To buy shares listed in Australia such as National Storage REIT, 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 National Storage REIT.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: NSR. 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 National Storage REIT 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 National Storage REIT. 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.

National Storage REIT stock price (ASX:NSR)

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

National Storage REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-12.
52-week range$1.8953 - $2.412
50-day moving average $2.2674
200-day moving average $2.2532
Target price$2.42
PE ratio 9.56
Dividend yield $0.11 (4.6%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.25

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Is it a good time to buy National Storage REIT stock?

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National Storage REIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$2.39

1 week (2024-07-04) 3.02%
1 month (2024-06-14) 3.46%
3 months (2024-04-12) 5.29%
6 months (2024-01-12) 6.70%
1 year (2023-07-14) 3.46%
2 years (2022-07-14) 8.64%
3 years (2021-07-14) 13.81%
5 years (2019-07-12) 35.03%

Is National Storage REIT under- or over-valued?

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

National Storage REIT's P/E ratio

National Storage REIT's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, National Storage REIT shares trade at around 10x 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.

National Storage REIT's EBITDA

National Storage REIT's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $199.5 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a National Storage REIT's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.

National Storage REIT financials

Revenue TTM $339.7 million
Operating margin TTM 58.8%
Gross profit TTM $289.6 million
Return on assets TTM 2.7%
Return on equity TTM 6.8%
Profit margin 10.47%
Book value 0.214
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

National Storage REIT share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 43.24% of net profits

Recently National Storage REIT has paid out, on average, around 43.24% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.6% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), National Storage REIT shareholders could enjoy a 4.6% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In National Storage REIT's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.11 per share.

While National Storage REIT's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that National Storage REIT may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 June 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

National Storage REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, National Storage REIT's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.8953 up to $2.412. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NSR.AU volatility(beta: 0.65)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 National Storage REIT's is 0.65. This would suggest that National Storage REIT's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

National Storage REIT overview

National Storage is the largest self-storage provider in Australia and New Zealand, with over 225 centres providing tailored storage solutions to over 90,000 residential and commercial customers. NSR is the first independent, internally managed and fully integrated owner and operator of self-storage centres to be listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

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