Shares in Challenger (ASX:CGF) are currently trading at 4.74 but a key question for investors is how the economic uncertainty caused by Covid-19 will affect the price. The answer comes down to judging whether Challenger is well placed...
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Challenger Limited is an Australia-based investment management company. It operates through two segments: Life and Funds Management. The Life segment focuses on the retirement spending phase of superannuation, which provides products that help customers convert retirement savings into safe and secure income in retirement. The Life segment includes Challenger Life Company Limited (CLC), an life insurance company and is a provider of annuities and guaranteed retirement income products. The Funds Management segment comprises two business divisions: Fidante Partners and Challenger Investment Partners Asset Management (CIPAM). Fidante Partners provides distribution, administration and business support services to the boutique investment managers. CIPAM manages fixed income and commercial real estate, along with providing investment solutions for global and Australian institutions, including CLC.
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As of Today at 18:20 UTC, shares in Challenger are trading at AU$5.93. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.
Shares in Challenger last closed at AU$5.93 and the price had moved by -17.64% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength the Challenger share price has underperformed the ASX All Ordinaries Index by -21.85% over the past year.
The overall consensus recommendation for Challenger is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.
The Challenger dividend yield is 3.37% based on the trailing twelve month period.
Last year, Challenger paid a total dividend of AU$0.20, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.37%. We do not have any data on when Challenger is to next pay dividends.
We do not have data on when Challenger is to next pay dividends. The historic dividend yield on Challenger shares is currently 3.37%.
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As of the previous close price of AU$5.93, shares in Challenger had a market capitalisation of AU$3.99bn.
Here are the trading details for Challenger:
- Country of listing: Australia
- Exchange: ASX
- Ticker Symbol: CGF
Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum Challenger is currently classified as a Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.
The analyst consensus target price for shares in Challenger is AU$6.57. That is 10.76% above the last closing price of AU$5.93.
Analysts covering Challenger currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of AU$0.42 for the next financial year.
An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Challenger. Over the past six months, its share price has outperformed the ASX All Ordinaries Index by +4.7%.
As of the last closing price of AU$5.93, shares in Challenger were trading -2.5% below their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.
The Challenger PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.5. The shares last closed at AU$5.93.
The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.
The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.
Challenger's management team is headed by:
- Peter Polson - NEC
- Nicolas Hamilton - CEO
- Chris Plater - DCE
- Rachel Grimes - CFO
- Angela Murphy - CEX
- Linda Matthews - SEC
- Hiroyuki Iioka - NED
- Masahiko Kobayashi - NED
- John Green - NID
- Steven Gregg - NID
- Heather Smith - NID
- JoAnne Stephenson - NID
- Duncan West - NID
- Melanie Willis - NID