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How to buy Amcor (AMCR) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Amcor stocks.

Amcor plc
NYSE: AMCR - USD
$12.93
- $0.03 ( - 0.23%)
PACKAGING & CONTAINERS

Amcor is a packaging & containers business based in the US. Amcor stocks (AMCR.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $11.39 – an increase of 1.25% over the previous week. Amcor employs 46,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $14.1 billion.

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Amcor stock price (NYSE:AMCR)

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Amcor shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-05-19.
Latest market close$12.93
52-week range$10.66 - $13.37
50-day moving average $11.82
200-day moving average $11.91
Wall St. target price$12.50
PE ratio 20.5323
Dividend yield $0.477 (3.6%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.62

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Is it a good time to buy Amcor stock?

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Amcor price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.93 from 2022-05-20

1 week (2022-05-13) 1.25%
1 month (2022-04-20) 7.66%
3 months (2022-02-22) 10.51%
6 months (2021-11-22) 8.11%
1 year (2021-05-21) 7.93%
2 years (2020-05-22) 34.69%
3 years (2019-05-22) 10.61%
5 years (2017-05-22) 17.55%

Is Amcor under- or over-valued?

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

Amcor's P/E ratio

Amcor's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Amcor shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Amcor's EBITDA

Amcor's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.2 billion.

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

Amcor financials

Revenue TTM $14.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.91%
Gross profit TTM $2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.56%
Return on equity TTM 20.73%
Profit margin 6.75%
Book value $3.01
Market capitalisation $19.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Amcor share dividends

61%

Dividend payout ratio: 60.75% of net profits

Recently Amcor has paid out, on average, around 60.75% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.6% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Amcor shareholders could enjoy a 3.6% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Amcor's case, that would currently equate to about $0.477 per share.

Amcor'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.

Amcor's most recent dividend payout was on 14 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 24 May 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Amcor share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Amcor's shares have ranged in value from as little as $10.66 up to $13.37. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Amcor's is 0.3382. This would suggest that Amcor's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Amcor overview

Amcor plc develops, produces, and sells packaging products in Europe, North America, Latin America, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions. The company operates through two segments, Flexibles and Rigid Packaging. The Flexibles segment provides flexible and film packaging products in the food and beverage, medical and pharmaceutical, fresh produce, snack food, personal care, and other industries. The Rigid Packaging segment offers rigid containers for a range of beverage and food products, including carbonated soft drinks, water, juices, sports drinks, milk-based beverages, spirits and beer, sauces, dressings, spreads, and personal care items; and plastic caps for various applications. The company sells its products primarily through its direct sales force. Amcor plc was incorporated in 2018 and is headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland. .

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