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How to buy Karooooo stock

Learn how to easily invest in Karooooo stock.

Karooooo Ltd is a software-application business based in the US. Karooooo shares (KARO) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Karooooo employs 3,508 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.9 billion.

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Karooooo stock price (NASDAQ: KARO)

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Karooooo shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-25.
Latest market close$23.79
52-week range$19.53 - $39.85
50-day moving average $25.71
200-day moving average $28.98
Wall St. target price$540.00
PE ratio 26.9149
Dividend yield $0 (9.49%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.94

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Is it a good time to buy Karooooo stock?

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Karooooo price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $23.7865 from 2022-09-30

1 week (2022-09-23) -5.98%
1 month (2022-09-02) -7.80%
3 months (2022-07-01) 10.38%
6 months (2022-04-01) -20.45%
1 year (2021-10-01) -19.34%
2 years (2020-09-28) N/A
3 years (2019-09-28) N/A
5 years (2017-09-28) N/A

Is Karooooo stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Karooooo's P/E ratio

Karooooo's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Karooooo shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

However, Karooooo's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the software-application industry or those of similar companies.

Karooooo's EBITDA

Karooooo's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.2 billion.

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

To put Karooooo's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Karooooo financials

Revenue TTM $2.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 26.11%
Gross profit TTM $1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.39%
Return on equity TTM 25.77%
Profit margin 17.64%
Book value $75.18
Market capitalisation $783.1 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Karooooo share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 3.5% of net profits

Recently Karooooo has paid out, on average, around 3.5% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.49% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Karooooo shareholders could enjoy a 9.49% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Karooooo's case, that would currently equate to about $0 per share.

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

Karooooo's most recent dividend payout was on 11 September 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 31 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Karooooo's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Karooooo overview

Karooooo Ltd. provides mobility software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform for connected vehicles in South Africa, rest of Africa, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and the United States. The company offers Fleet Telematics, a fleet management SaaS platform that provides real-time insights; LiveVision, which offers pro-active risk management and fleet visibility; MiFleet advanced fleet administration and business intelligence that provides cost management and administration capability services; and Karooooo Logistics, a software application for management of last mile delivery and general operational logistics. It also provides Cartrack Field Service, a software application for management of field and on site workers; Business Intelligence for high-level view of fleet statistics; asset tracking for tracking and tracing moveable assets; asset recovery services that assists vehicle owners and insurance companies with the recovery of vehicles and other assets; and insurance telematics that allows insurers to tailor premiums for commercial and consumer customers using analytics; Protector, a safety package for consumer vehicles; and Car Watch, a mobile application that lets users track and watch their vehicles. In addition, the company offers specialist mobility solutions that include Bike Track, a GPS-based solution for commercial motorbike fleets; Credit Management that predicts payment cycles and facilitate active credit management for asset-based vehicle finance; electronic monitoring services application that allows law enforcement agencies to monitor persons of interest; and mobility and monitoring solutions, such as Carzuka, cartrack insurance agency, and on-demand rideshare taxi application, as well as smart IoT products. It provides its solutions through direct sales force to consumers and sole proprietors, small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, and other connected devices. Karooooo Ltd.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Karooooo is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 74.728% of Karooooo shares are held by insiders and 11.026% by institutions.
How many people work for Karooooo?
Latest data suggests 3,508 work at Karooooo.
When does the fiscal year end for Karooooo?
Karooooo's fiscal year ends in February.
Where is Karooooo based?
Karooooo's address is: 1 Harbourfront Avenue, Singapore, Singapore, 098632
What is Karooooo's ISIN number?
Karooooo's international securities identification number is: SGXZ19450089

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