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How to buy Barloworld (BAW) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Barloworld shares.

Barloworld Limited (BAW) is a leading rental & leasing services business based in South Africa. It opened the day at R10165 after a previous close of R10165. During the day the price has varied from a low of R10061 to a high of R10309. The latest price was R10268 (25 minute delay). Barloworld is listed on the JSE and employs 7,997 staff. All prices are listed in South African Rand.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Barloworld's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Barloworld's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was R12433, which is 27.34% up on its pre-crash value of R9034 and 118.70% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as R5685.

If you had bought R1,000 worth of Barloworld stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth R703.56 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 R1,367.63.

Is it a good time to buy Barloworld stock?

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Barloworld shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
OpenR10,165.00
HighR10,309.00
LowR10,061.00
CloseR10,268.00
Previous closeR10,165.00
Change R103.00
Change % 1.0133%
Volume 329,554
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week rangeR5,503.11 - R12,950.00
50-day moving average R10,931.31
200-day moving average R10,446.17
Wall St. target priceR122.29
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield R1.37 (0.01%)
Earnings per share (TTM) R-1.13

Barloworld stock price (JSE: BAW)

Use our graph to track the performance of BAW stocks over time.

Barloworld price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of R10268 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -18.51%
1 month (2021-09-23) -0.54%
3 months (2021-07-23) -4.55%
6 months (2021-04-23) 8.30%
1 year (2020-10-23) 57.97%
2 years (2019-10-23) -14.93%
3 years (2018-10-23) -8.62%
5 years (2016-10-21) 18.42%

Is Barloworld under- or over-valued?

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

Barloworld's EBITDA

Barloworld's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is R5.1 billion.

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

Barloworld financials

Revenue TTM R52 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.28%
Gross profit TTM R5.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.45%
Return on equity TTM -1.06%
Profit margin -0.42%
Book value R100.25
Market capitalisation R2.5 trillion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Barloworld share dividends

We're not expecting Barloworld to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Barloworld share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Barloworld's shares have ranged in value from as little as R5503.109 up to R12950. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BAW.JSE volatility(beta: 0.75)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (JSE average) beta is 1, while Barloworld's is 0.7514. This would suggest that Barloworld's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Barloworld overview

Barloworld Limited distributes products that provide integrated rental, fleet management, product support, and logistics solutions in South Africa, Europe, and Russia. The company operates through Equipment and Handling, and Automotive and Logistics segments. It offers short-term vehicle rental services; long-term leasing and fleet management services; insurance products; aftermarket service, including parts sales; and salvage management solution. The company also sells new, used, and demo cars; engages in the franchised motor vehicle retailing under Audi, BMW, Ford, Toyota, Lexus, Isuzu, Mazda, Volkswagen, and Mercedes-Benz brands; and invests in online platforms and toolsets for asset disposals. In addition, it operates as a dealer for the Cat construction, mining, and industrial machines; rents Cat machines; supplies power train, engines, and hydraulics to the mining and civil engineering customers; and provides after-sales solutions through service centers. In addition, it offers warehousing and distribution, supply chain advisory and management, freight forwarding, and transport management services; provides supply chain planning, environmental, rail supply chain, and temperature controlled solutions. Barloworld Limited was founded in 1902 and is based in Sandton, South Africa.

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