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How to buy Qantas Airways stock | $14.46

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Qantas Airways Limited is an airlines business based in the US. Qantas Airways shares (QABSY) are listed on the PINK and all prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Qantas Airways

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Qantas Airways Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: QABSY. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Qantas Airways reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$14.46, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Qantas Airways, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Qantas Airways. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even 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 can affect your stock.

Qantas Airways share price

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Qantas Airways shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-09-21.
Latest market closeUSD$14.46
52-week rangeUSD$6.43 - USD$26
50-day moving average USD$13.5751
200-day moving average USD$12.6192
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 11.7864
Dividend yield USD$0.89 (6.04%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$2.06

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Qantas Airways price performance over time

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Is Qantas Airways under- or over-valued?

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

Qantas Airways's P/E ratio

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

Qantas Airways financials

Gross profit TTM USD$4.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.64%
Return on equity TTM -79.16%
Profit margin -13.78%
Book value $8.805
Market capitalisation USD$5.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Qantas Airways share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 46.91% of net profits

Recently Qantas Airways has paid out, on average, around 46.91% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.04% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Qantas Airways shareholders could enjoy a 6.04% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Qantas Airways's case, that would currently equate to about $0.89 per share.

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

Qantas Airways's most recent dividend payout was on 11 September 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 February 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Qantas Airways's shares ever split?

Qantas Airways's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 2 November 2018. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Qantas Airways shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Qantas Airways shares which in turn could have impacted Qantas Airways's share price.

Qantas Airways share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Qantas Airways's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.43 up to $26. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

QABSY.US volatility(beta: 1.01)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (PINK average) beta is 1, while Qantas Airways's is 1.0078. This would suggest that Qantas Airways's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Qantas Airways overview

Qantas Airways Limited provides passenger and freight air transportation services in Australia and internationally. The company also offers air cargo and express freight services; and customer loyalty programs. As of June 30, 2020, it operated a fleet of 314 aircraft under the Qantas and Jetstar brands. The company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Mascot, Australia.

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