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How to buy Waypoint REIT (WPR) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Waypoint REIT shares.

Waypoint REIT is a reit - specialty business based in Australia. Waypoint REIT shares (WPR) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Waypoint REIT has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $164.3 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Waypoint REIT

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Waypoint 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 Waypoint REIT .
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: WPR. 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 Waypoint 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 Waypoint 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.

Waypoint REIT stock price (ASX:WPR)

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

Waypoint REIT shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-05-16.
52-week range$2.0123 - $2.611
50-day moving average $2.4134
200-day moving average $2.397
Target price$2.56
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.165 (6.75%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.12

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Is it a good time to buy Waypoint REIT stock?

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Waypoint REIT price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$2.44

1 week (2024-05-10) 1.24%
1 month (2024-04-18) 4.72%
3 months (2024-02-16) -4.69%
6 months (2023-11-17) 2.95%
1 year (2023-05-18) -7.58%
2 years (2022-05-18) -2.01%
3 years (2021-05-18) -8.80%
5 years (2019-05-17) -10.58%

Waypoint REIT financials

Revenue TTM $164.3 million
Operating margin TTM 93.92%
Gross profit TTM $0
Return on assets TTM 3.33%
Return on equity TTM -4.1%
Profit margin -48.14%
Book value 0.014
Market capitalisation $1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Waypoint REIT share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 87.41% of net profits

Recently Waypoint REIT has paid out, on average, around 87.41% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.75% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Waypoint REIT shareholders could enjoy a 6.75% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Waypoint REIT 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.165 per share.

Waypoint REIT '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 26 March 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Waypoint REIT 's shares ever split?

Waypoint REIT 's shares were split on a 9382:10000 basis on 8 November 2021. So if you had owned 10000 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 9382 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Waypoint REIT shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 6.6% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Waypoint REIT shares which in turn could have impacted Waypoint REIT 's share price.

Waypoint REIT share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Waypoint REIT 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.0123 up to $2.611. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WPR.AU volatility(beta: 0.58)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 Waypoint REIT 's is 0.577. This would suggest that Waypoint REIT 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Waypoint REIT overview

Waypoint REIT is Australia's largest listed REIT owning solely service station and convenience retail properties with a high-quality portfolio of properties across all Australian States and mainland Territories. Waypoint REIT's objective is to maximise the long-term income and capital returns from its ownership of the portfolio for the benefit of all security holders.

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