Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd is a gold business based in the US. Kirkland Lake Gold shares (KL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
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Kirkland Lake Gold shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$43.33|
|52-week range||$31.57 - $56.69|
|50-day moving average||$40.39|
|200-day moving average||$38.62|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||$0.625 (1.59%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.73|
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Kirkland Lake Gold price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-21)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-07-01)||12.90%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||16.92%|
|6 months (2021-01-28)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-28)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-28)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-28)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-28)||N/A|
Is Kirkland Lake Gold under- or over-valued?
Valuing Kirkland Lake Gold stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Kirkland Lake Gold's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Kirkland Lake Gold's P/E ratio
Kirkland Lake Gold's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Kirkland Lake Gold shares trade at around 14x 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.
Kirkland Lake Gold's EBITDA
Kirkland Lake Gold's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.7 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kirkland Lake Gold's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Kirkland Lake Gold financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.5 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||51.63%|
|Gross profit TTM||$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||12.17%|
|Return on equity TTM||15.79%|
|Market capitalisation||$10.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting Kirkland Lake Gold shares
There are currently 2.3 million Kirkland Lake Gold shares held short by investors – that's known as Kirkland Lake Gold's "short interest". This figure is 1.6% down from 2.4 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kirkland Lake Gold shares can be evaluated.
Kirkland Lake Gold's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Kirkland Lake Gold's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Kirkland Lake Gold shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kirkland Lake Gold shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). Kirkland Lake Gold's SIR currently stands at 1.57. In other words for every 100,000 Kirkland Lake Gold shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1570 shares are currently held short.
However Kirkland Lake Gold's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kirkland Lake Gold shares, or, against the total number of tradable Kirkland Lake Gold shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Kirkland Lake Gold's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Kirkland Lake Gold shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0087% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Kirkland Lake Gold shares, roughly 9 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 Kirkland Lake Gold.
Find out more about how you can short Kirkland Lake Gold stock.
Kirkland Lake Gold share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 20.77% of net profits
Recently Kirkland Lake Gold has paid out, on average, around 20.77% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kirkland Lake Gold shareholders could enjoy a 1.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kirkland Lake Gold's case, that would currently equate to about $0.625 per share.
While Kirkland Lake Gold's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Kirkland Lake Gold is investing more in its future growth.
Kirkland Lake Gold's most recent dividend payout was on 13 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Kirkland Lake Gold share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Kirkland Lake Gold's shares have ranged in value from as little as $31.5679 up to $56.6893. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Kirkland Lake Gold's is 0.5492. This would suggest that Kirkland Lake Gold's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Kirkland Lake Gold overview
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the acquisition, production, and operation of gold properties. The company holds interest in the Fosterville Mine located in the State of Victoria, Australia; and the Macassa Mine situated in the Municipality of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada, as well as the Detour Lake Mine located in northeastern Ontario, Canada. It has a strategic alliance agreement with Newmont Corporation. The company was formerly known as Newmarket Gold Inc. and changed its name to Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. in December 2016.
Kirkland Lake Gold in the news
Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (KL) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Kirkland Lake Gold is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 4.072% of Kirkland Lake Gold shares are held by insiders and 62.08% by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for Kirkland Lake Gold?
Kirkland Lake Gold's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Kirkland Lake Gold based?
Kirkland Lake Gold's address is: Royal Bank Plaza, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5J 2J1 What is Kirkland Lake Gold's ISIN number?
Kirkland Lake Gold's international securities identification number is: CA49741E1007 What is Kirkland Lake Gold's CUSIP number?
Kirkland Lake Gold's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 49740P106
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