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How to buy Air France-KLM stock | $6.05

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Air France-KLM SA (AFLYY) is a leading airlines business based in the US. It opened the day at USD$6 after a previous close of USD$6.176. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD$5.98 to a high of USD$6.13. The latest price was USD$6.05 (25 minute delay). Air France-KLM is listed on the PINK and employs 82,122 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Air France-KLM

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Air France-KLM. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: AFLYY. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Air France-KLM reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$6.05, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Air France-KLM, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Air France-KLM. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

How has coronavirus impacted Air France-KLM's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Air France-KLM's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last close price was USD$6.05, which is 38.77% down on its pre-crash value of USD$9.88 and 43.36% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$4.22.

If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Air France-KLM shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$512.44 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 USD$654.07.

Air France-KLM share price

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Air France-KLM shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-11.
OpenUSD$6
HighUSD$6.13
LowUSD$5.98
CloseUSD$6.05
Previous closeUSD$6.176
Change USD$-0.126
Change % -2.04%
Volume 37,032
Information last updated 2020-12-27.
52-week rangeUSD$3.09 - USD$11.33
50-day moving average USD$5.6818
200-day moving average USD$4.6151
Wall St. target priceUSD$2.6
PE ratio 7.4184
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-1.903

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Air France-KLM price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $6.05 from 2020-10-19

1 week (2021-01-15) -1.47%
1 month (2020-12-23) 6.05
3 months (2020-10-23) 55.53%
6 months (2020-07-23) 31.24%
1 year (2020-01-22) -40.74%
2 years (2019-01-22) -49.37%
3 years (2018-01-22) 15.62
5 years (2016-01-20) 7.905

Is Air France-KLM under- or over-valued?

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

Air France-KLM's P/E ratio

Air France-KLM's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Air France-KLM shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.

Air France-KLM financials

Gross profit TTM USD$5.9 billion
Return on assets TTM -7.04%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -38.61%
Book value $8.847
Market capitalisation USD$2.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Air France-KLM shares

There are currently 256,183 Air France-KLM shares held short by investors – that's known as Air France-KLM's "short interest". This figure is 21.4% up from 211,105 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Air France-KLM shares can be evaluated.

Air France-KLM's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Air France-KLM's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Air France-KLM shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Air France-KLM shares traded daily (recently around 99295.736434109). Air France-KLM's SIR currently stands at 2.58. In other words for every 100,000 Air France-KLM shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2580 shares are currently held short.

However Air France-KLM's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Air France-KLM shares, or, against the total number of tradable Air France-KLM shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Air France-KLM's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Air France-KLM shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Air France-KLM shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Air France-KLM.

Find out more about how you can short Air France-KLM stock.

Air France-KLM share dividends

We're not expecting Air France-KLM to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Air France-KLM share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Air France-KLM's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.09 up to $11.33. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AFLYY.US volatility(beta: 1.93)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (PINK average) beta is 1, while Air France-KLM's is 1.9251. This would suggest that Air France-KLM's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Air France-KLM overview

Air France-KLM SA, together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger transportation services on scheduled flights. The company operates through Network, Maintenance, Transavia, and Other segments. It also offers cargo transportation and aeronautics maintenance, and other air-transport-related services. The company operates in France, Benelux, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Gulf, India, the Asia-Pacific, North America, Caribbean, West Indies, French Guyana, Indian Ocean, and South America. As of December 31, 2019, it operated fleet of 554 aircraft. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Paris, France.

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