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How to buy Eldorado Gold Corporation stock | $12.5

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Eldorado Gold Corporation is a gold business based in the US. Eldorado Gold Corporation shares (EGO) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Eldorado Gold Corporation employs 4,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$940 million.

How to buy shares in Eldorado Gold Corporation

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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 Eldorado Gold Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: EGO. 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 Eldorado Gold Corporation 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$12.5, 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 Eldorado Gold Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Eldorado Gold Corporation. 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.

Eldorado Gold Corporation share price

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Eldorado Gold Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market closeUSD$12.5
52-week rangeUSD$4.6 - USD$14.49
50-day moving average USD$12.87
200-day moving average USD$11.6356
Wall St. target priceUSD$1.83
PE ratio 13.2502
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$1.003

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Is it a good time to buy Eldorado Gold Corporation stock?

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Eldorado Gold Corporation price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.5 from 2021-01-11

1 week (2021-01-07) -12.10%
1 month (2020-12-15) -2.34%
3 months (2020-10-15) -11.66%
6 months (2020-07-15) 11.61%
1 year (2020-01-15) 68.69%
2 years (2019-01-15) 325.17%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 448.25%

Is Eldorado Gold Corporation under- or over-valued?

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

Eldorado Gold Corporation's P/E ratio

Eldorado Gold Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Eldorado Gold Corporation shares trade at around 13x 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.

Eldorado Gold Corporation's PEG ratio

Eldorado Gold Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 10.65. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Eldorado Gold Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Eldorado Gold Corporation's EBITDA

Eldorado Gold Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$441.6 million.

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

Eldorado Gold Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$940 million
Operating margin TTM 23.9%
Gross profit TTM USD$265.7 million
Return on assets TTM 2.98%
Return on equity TTM 4.74%
Profit margin 18.39%
Book value $20.616
Market capitalisation USD$2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Eldorado Gold Corporation shares

There are currently 3.7 million Eldorado Gold Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Eldorado Gold Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 29.1% down from 5.3 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Eldorado Gold Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Eldorado Gold Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Eldorado Gold Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 2.1 million). Eldorado Gold Corporation's SIR currently stands at 1.77. In other words for every 100,000 Eldorado Gold Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1770 shares are currently held short.

However Eldorado Gold Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Eldorado Gold Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Eldorado Gold Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Eldorado Gold Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Eldorado Gold Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Eldorado Gold Corporation 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 Eldorado Gold Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Eldorado Gold Corporation stock.

Eldorado Gold Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Eldorado Gold Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Eldorado Gold Corporation's shares ever split?

Eldorado Gold Corporation's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 31 December 2018. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Eldorado Gold Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Eldorado Gold Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Eldorado Gold Corporation's share price.

Eldorado Gold Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Eldorado Gold Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.6 up to $14.49. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EGO.US volatility(beta: 1.59)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 Eldorado Gold Corporation's is 1.5939. This would suggest that Eldorado Gold Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Eldorado Gold Corporation overview

Eldorado Gold Corporation and its subsidiaries engage in the exploration, discovery, acquisition, financing, development, production, sale, and reclamation of mineral products, primarily in Turkey, Canada, Greece, Brazil, and Romania. The company primarily produces gold, as well as silver, lead, zinc, and iron ore. It operates five mines: Kisladag and Efemcukuru located in western Turkey, Lamaque in Canada, and Olympias and Stratoni located in northern Greece. The company was formerly known as Eldorado Corporation Ltd. and changed its name to Eldorado Gold Corporation in April 1996. Eldorado Gold Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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