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How to buy Orora (ORA) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Orora shares.

Orora is a packaging & containers business based in Australia. Orora shares (ORA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Orora has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $4.2 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Orora

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Orora, 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 Orora.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: ORA. 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 Orora 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 Orora. 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.

Orora stock price (ASX:ORA)

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

Orora shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-06-20.
52-week range$1.915 - $3.5122
50-day moving average $2.1248
200-day moving average $2.4912
Target price$2.65
PE ratio 13.9286
Dividend yield $0.14 (5.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.14

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Is it a good time to buy Orora stock?

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Orora price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$1.98

1 week (2024-06-14) 1.28%
1 month (2024-05-22) -7.04%
3 months (2024-03-22) -25.28%
6 months (2023-12-22) -22.66%
1 year (2023-06-22) -39.63%
2 years (2022-06-22) -45.60%
3 years (2021-06-22) -39.26%
5 years (2019-06-21) -60.40%

Is Orora under- or over-valued?

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

Orora's P/E ratio

Orora's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Orora shares trade at around 14x 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.

Orora's EBITDA

Orora's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $442.9 million (£0.0 million).

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

Orora financials

Revenue TTM $4.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 8.61%
Gross profit TTM $4.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.02%
Return on equity TTM 10.29%
Profit margin 3.48%
Book value 1.518
Market capitalisation $2.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Orora share dividends

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

Have Orora's shares ever split?

Orora's shares were split on a 4:5 basis on 22 June 2020. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Orora shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 25% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Orora shares which in turn could have impacted Orora's share price.

Orora share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Orora's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.915 up to $3.5122. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ORA.AU volatility(beta: 0.53)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 Orora's is 0.529. This would suggest that Orora's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Orora overview

Orora Limited designs, manufactures, and supplies packaging products and services to the grocery, fast moving consumer goods, and industrial markets in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and internationally. The company operates through Orora Australasia and Orora North America segments. It also provides glass bottles, aluminum cans, tabs, and ends, closures and caps, boxes and cartons, point-of-purchase displays, packaging equipment, rigid and flexible packaging, and general packaging materials and supplies. In addition, the company purchases, warehouses, sells, and delivers a range of packaging and related materials; sells equipment; manufactures corrugated sheets and boxes; and provides point of purchase retail display solutions and other visual communication services. Further, the company offers printing and signage, research and technology, product sourcing, automation and engineering, design, kitting and fulfilment, logistics, and digital technology services. The company was incorporated in 1949 and is headquartered in Hawthorn, Australia.

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