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How to buy Brookfield Business Partners L-P (BBU) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Brookfield Business Partners L-P shares.

Brookfield Business Partners L-P is a conglomerates business based in the US. Brookfield Business Partners L-P stocks (BBU.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $45.4 – a decrease of 1.29% over the previous week. Brookfield Business Partners L-P employs 67,315 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $43.2 billion.

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Brookfield Business Partners L-P stock price (NYSE:BBU)

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Brookfield Business Partners L-P shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-25.
Latest market close$42.73
52-week range$35.19 - $51.91
50-day moving average $46.52
200-day moving average $45.23
Wall St. target price$67.56
PE ratio 19.78
Dividend yield $0.25 (0.58%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.18

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Is it a good time to buy Brookfield Business Partners L-P stock?

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Brookfield Business Partners L-P price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42.73 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -1.29%
1 month (2021-12-29) -7.03%
3 months (2021-10-29) -12.06%
6 months (2021-07-29) -5.07%
1 year (2021-01-29) 18.23%
2 years (2020-01-28) -0.30%
3 years (2019-01-28) 32.33%
5 years (2017-01-27) 71.68%

Is Brookfield Business Partners L-P under- or over-valued?

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

Brookfield Business Partners L-P's P/E ratio

Brookfield Business Partners L-P's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 20x. In other words, Brookfield Business Partners L-P shares trade at around 20x 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.

Brookfield Business Partners L-P's EBITDA

Brookfield Business Partners L-P's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $4 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Brookfield Business Partners L-P's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Brookfield Business Partners L-P financials

Revenue TTM $43.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.47%
Gross profit TTM $5.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.76%
Return on equity TTM 22.57%
Profit margin 0.75%
Book value $14.82
Market capitalisation $3.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Brookfield Business Partners L-P share dividends

6%

Dividend payout ratio: 6.11% of net profits

Recently Brookfield Business Partners L-P has paid out, on average, around 6.11% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.58% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Brookfield Business Partners L-P shareholders could enjoy a 0.58% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Brookfield Business Partners L-P's case, that would currently equate to about $0.25 per share.

While Brookfield Business Partners L-P's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Brookfield Business Partners L-P is investing more in its future growth.

Brookfield Business Partners L-P's most recent dividend payout was on 30 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Brookfield Business Partners L-P share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Brookfield Business Partners L-P's shares have ranged in value from as little as $35.1937 up to $51.9113. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BBU.US volatility(beta: 1.49)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Brookfield Business Partners L-P's is 1.4942. This would suggest that Brookfield Business Partners L-P's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Brookfield Business Partners L-P overview

Brookfield Business Partners L. P. is a private equity firm specializes in acquisition. The firm typically invests in business services, construction, energy, and industrials sector. It prefers to take majority stake in companies. The firm seeks returns of at least 15% on its investments. Brookfield Business Partners L.

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