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How to buy Wisetech Global (WTC) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Wisetech Global shares.

Wisetech Global is a software - application business based in Australia. Wisetech Global shares (WTC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Wisetech Global has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $939 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Wisetech Global

To buy shares listed in Australia such as Wisetech Global, 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 Wisetech Global.
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: WTC. 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 Wisetech Global 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 Wisetech Global. 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.

Wisetech Global stock price (ASX:WTC)

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

Wisetech Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-04-17.
52-week range$57.7428 - $97.69
50-day moving average $90.2924
200-day moving average $75.9968
Target price$89.74
PE ratio 132.7313
Dividend yield $0.161 (0.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.67

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Is it a good time to buy Wisetech Global stock?

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Wisetech Global price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$88.46

1 week (2024-04-11) -0.92%
1 month (2024-03-21) -6.88%
3 months (2024-01-19) 19.96%
6 months (2023-10-20) 47.43%
1 year (2023-04-21) 30.09%
2 years (2022-04-21) 91.97%
3 years (2021-04-21) 188.80%
5 years (2019-04-18) 315.70%

Is Wisetech Global under- or over-valued?

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

Wisetech Global's P/E ratio

Wisetech Global's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 133x. In other words, Wisetech Global shares trade at around 133x 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.

Wisetech Global's EBITDA

Wisetech Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $368.4 million (£0.0 million).

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

Wisetech Global financials

Revenue TTM $939 million
Operating margin TTM 35.91%
Gross profit TTM $691.2 million
Return on assets TTM 9.42%
Return on equity TTM 12.79%
Profit margin 23.58%
Book value 6.108
Market capitalisation $29.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Wisetech Global share dividends

22%

Dividend payout ratio: 22.46% of net profits

Recently Wisetech Global has paid out, on average, around 22.46% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Wisetech Global shareholders could enjoy a 0.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Wisetech Global's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.161 per share.

While Wisetech Global's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Wisetech Global is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 March 2024 (the "ex-dividend date").

Wisetech Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Wisetech Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $57.7428 up to $97.69. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WTC.AU volatility(beta: 0.86)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 Wisetech Global's is 0.859. This would suggest that Wisetech Global's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Wisetech Global overview

WiseTech Global Limited provides software solutions to the logistics execution industry in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and internationally. The company offers CargoWise, a software platform for logistics service providers that enables execution of complex logistics transactions and manage operations. It also provides customs declaration management and related international trade, customs compliance and warehouse, customs management, freight forwarding, warehousing, transport, customs clearance, tracking, shipping and port logistics, cloud-enabled customs compliance, trade compliance, container optimization, parcel, less than truckload and logistics transportation management, freight rate management, ocean freight rate management, container yard/terminal management, and messaging and data integration software solutions. WiseTech Global Limited was incorporated in 1994 and is based in Alexandria, Australia.

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