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How to buy Sandstorm Gold stock
Learn how to easily invest in Sandstorm Gold stock.
Sandstorm Gold Ltd is a gold business based in the US. Sandstorm Gold shares (SAND) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Sandstorm Gold
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- Open your brokerage account. Complete an application with your details.
- Confirm your payment details. Fund your account.
- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – SAND – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
- Check in on your investment. Optimize your portfolio by tracking your stock.
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Sandstorm Gold stock price (NYSE: SAND)Use our graph to track the performance of SAND stocks over time.
Sandstorm Gold shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$6.15|
|52-week range||$5.31 - $9.31|
|50-day moving average||$6.21|
|200-day moving average||$7.04|
|Wall St. target price||$9.89|
|Dividend yield||$0.06 (1.1%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.15|
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Sandstorm Gold price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-10)||4.77%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||4.24%|
|3 months (2021-10-15)||-6.68%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||-19.40%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||-7.52%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-10.87%|
|3 years (2019-01-17)||36.06%|
|5 years (2017-01-17)||36.36%|
Is Sandstorm Gold stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Sandstorm Gold stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Sandstorm Gold's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Sandstorm Gold's P/E ratio
Sandstorm 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 39x. In other words, Sandstorm Gold shares trade at around 39x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Sandstorm Gold's EBITDA
Sandstorm Gold's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $81.2 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Sandstorm Gold's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Sandstorm Gold financials
|Revenue TTM||$114.7 million|
|Operating margin TTM||38.7%|
|Gross profit TTM||$73.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.44%|
|Return on equity TTM||5.05%|
|Market capitalisation||$1.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Sandstorm Gold share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 11.21% of net profits
Recently Sandstorm Gold has paid out, on average, around 11.21% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.1% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Sandstorm Gold shareholders could enjoy a 1.1% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Sandstorm Gold's case, that would currently equate to about $0.06 per share.
While Sandstorm Gold's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Sandstorm Gold is investing more in its future growth.
Sandstorm Gold's most recent dividend payout was on 27 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Sandstorm Gold's shares ever split?
Sandstorm Gold's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 8 May 2012. 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 Sandstorm Gold shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Sandstorm Gold shares which in turn could have impacted Sandstorm Gold's share price.
Sandstorm Gold share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Sandstorm Gold's shares have ranged in value from as little as $5.31 up to $9.31. 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 Sandstorm Gold's is 0.939. This would suggest that Sandstorm Gold's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Sandstorm Gold overview
Sandstorm Gold Ltd. operates as a gold royalty company. It focuses on acquiring gold and other metal purchase agreements and royalties from companies that have advanced stage development projects or operating mines. The company offers upfront payments for companies to acquire a gold stream or royalty and receives the right to purchase a percentage of a mine's production for the life of the mine at a fixed price per unit or at a fixed percentage of the spot price. It has a portfolio of 201 streams and royalties. The company has operations in Canada, Mexico, the United States, Mongolia, Burkina Faso, Ecuador, South Africa, Ghana, Botswana, Cote D'Ivoire, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Paraguay, Egypt, Ethiopia, Guyana, French Guiana, Turkey, Sweden, and Australia. The company was formerly known as Sandstorm Resources Ltd.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Sandstorm Gold is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.384% of Sandstorm Gold shares are held by insiders and 47.56% by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for Sandstorm Gold?
Sandstorm Gold's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Sandstorm Gold based?
Sandstorm Gold's address is: 400 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6C 3A6 What is Sandstorm Gold's ISIN number?
Sandstorm Gold's international securities identification number is: CA80013R2063 What is Sandstorm Gold's CUSIP number?
Sandstorm Gold's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 80013R206
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