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How to buy Xero (XRO) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Xero shares.
Xero Limited (XRO) is a leading software-application business based in Australia. It opened the day at AUDA$144.55 after a previous close of AUDA$144.1. During the day the price has varied from a low of AUDA$141.44 to a high of AUDA$144.86. The latest price was AUDA$141.44 (25 minute delay). Xero is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and employs 4,187 staff. All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.
How to buy shares in Xero
- Compare share trading platforms. Use our comparison table to help you find a platform that fits you.
- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – XRO – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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How has Coronavirus impacted Xero's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Xero's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was A$117.31, which is 25.58% up on its pre-crash value of A$87.3 and 114.50% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as A$54.69.
If you had bought A$1,000 worth of Xero stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth A$685.03 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth A$1,367.83.
Xero shares at a glance
|52-week range||A$104.44 - A$156.65|
|50-day moving average||A$140.68|
|200-day moving average||A$140.94|
|Wall St. target price||A$143.92|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||A$-2.81|
Xero stock price (Australian Securities Exchange (ASX):XRO)Use our graph to track the performance of XRO stocks over time.
Xero price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||18.75%|
|1 month (2021-12-22)||-1.22%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||-5.51%|
|6 months (2021-07-22)||1.35%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||3.25%|
|2 years (2020-01-21)||68.52%|
|3 years (2019-01-21)||234.85%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||692.83%|
Is Xero under- or over-valued?
Valuing Xero stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Xero's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Xero's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is A$36.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Xero's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||A$944.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||2.31%|
|Gross profit TTM||A$729.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.73%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.84%|
|Market capitalisation||A$17.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Xero share dividends
We're not expecting Xero to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Xero share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Xero's shares have ranged in value from as little as A$104.44 up to A$156.65. 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 (AU average) beta is 1, while Xero's is 0.9178. This would suggest that Xero's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Xero Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a software as a service company worldwide. The company offers Xero, a cloud-based accounting software that connects small businesses to their advisors. It also provides Xero mobile app; and accountant/bookkeeper tools, including Xero HQ, Xero Cashbook or Xero Ledger, Xero Practice Manager, Xero Workpapers, and Xero tax tools. The company serves various businesses, such as retail, e-commerce, information technology, non-profit, legal, hospitality, Amazon sellers, cafés, startups, construction, creatives, small business, healthcare, farming, manufacturing, tourism, and real estate. Xero Limited was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand. .
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