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How to buy Lithium Americas stock | $23.02

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Lithium Americas Corp is an other industrial metals & mining business based in the US. Lithium Americas shares (LAC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Lithium Americas employs 350 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of 0.00.

Lithium Americas stock price (NYSE: LAC)

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Lithium Americas shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-11.
Latest market close$23.02
52-week range$6.71 - $28.75
50-day moving average $17.11
200-day moving average $15.37
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.43

The value of any investment can go up or down depending on news, trends and market conditions. We are not investment advisers, so do your own due diligence to understand the risks before you invest.

Is it a good time to buy Lithium Americas stock?

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Lithium Americas price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $23.02 from 2021-09-16

1 week (2021-09-10) 2.31%
1 month (2021-08-17) 49.38%
3 months (2021-06-17) 69.26%
6 months (2021-03-17) 35.65%
1 year (2020-09-17) 141.81%
2 years (2019-09-17) 610.49%
3 years (2018-09-17) 474.06%
5 years (2016-09-16) 2,897.40%

Lithium Americas financials

Gross profit TTM $0
Return on assets TTM -4.37%
Return on equity TTM -13.16%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $4.54
Market capitalisation $2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Lithium Americas shares

There are currently 14.4 million Lithium Americas shares held short by investors – that's known as Lithium Americas's "short interest". This figure is 31.4% up from 11.0 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Lithium Americas shares can be evaluated.

Lithium Americas's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Lithium Americas's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Lithium Americas shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Lithium Americas shares traded daily (recently around 4.3 million). Lithium Americas's SIR currently stands at 3.38. In other words for every 100,000 Lithium Americas shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3380 shares are currently held short.

However Lithium Americas's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Lithium Americas shares, or, against the total number of tradable Lithium Americas shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Lithium Americas's short interest could be expressed as 0.12% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Lithium Americas shares in existence, roughly 120 shares are currently held short) or 0.1561% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Lithium Americas shares, roughly 156 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 Lithium Americas.

Find out more about how you can short Lithium Americas stock.

Lithium Americas share dividends

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

Have Lithium Americas's shares ever split?

Lithium Americas's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 7 November 2017. 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 Lithium Americas shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Lithium Americas shares which in turn could have impacted Lithium Americas's share price.

Lithium Americas share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lithium Americas's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.71 up to $28.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LAC.US volatility(beta: 1.48)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 Lithium Americas's is 1.4834. This would suggest that Lithium Americas's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Lithium Americas overview

Lithium Americas Corp. operates as a resource company in the United States. The company explores for lithium deposits. It owns interests in the Cauchari-Olaroz Project located in Jujuy province of Argentina; and Thacker Pass project located in north-western Nevada. The company was formerly known as Western Lithium USA Corporation and changed its name to Lithium Americas Corp. in March 2016. Lithium Americas Corp.

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Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Lithium Americas is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 16.742% of Lithium Americas shares are held by insiders and 20.808% by institutions.
How many people work for Lithium Americas?
Latest data suggests 350 work at Lithium Americas.
When does the fiscal year end for Lithium Americas?
Lithium Americas's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Lithium Americas based?
Lithium Americas's address is: 900 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 1E5
What is Lithium Americas's ISIN number?
Lithium Americas's international securities identification number is: CA53680Q2071
What is Lithium Americas's CUSIP number?
Lithium Americas's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 53680Q207

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