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How to buy Vedanta stock | $14.85

Learn how to easily invest in Vedanta stock.

Vedanta Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in the US. Vedanta shares (VEDL) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Vedanta employs 17,047 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Vedanta stock price (NYSE: VEDL)

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Vedanta shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-28.
Latest market close$14.85
52-week range$4.58 - $16.32
50-day moving average $14.29
200-day moving average $12.81
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 8.7201
Dividend yield $9.5 (67.42%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.67

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Vedanta price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $14.85 from 2021-05-26

1 week (2021-07-24) N/A
1 month (2021-07-02) 4.95%
3 months (2021-05-04) 4.50%
6 months (2021-01-31) N/A
1 year (2020-07-31) N/A
2 years (2019-07-31) N/A
3 years (2018-07-31) N/A
5 years (2016-07-31) N/A

Is Vedanta under- or over-valued?

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

Vedanta's P/E ratio

Vedanta's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Vedanta shares trade at around 9x 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.

Vedanta's EBITDA

Vedanta's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $271.8 billion.

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

Vedanta financials

Revenue TTM $871.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 22.55%
Gross profit TTM $471.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.65%
Return on equity TTM 20.16%
Profit margin 13.31%
Book value $672.37
Market capitalisation $13.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Vedanta shares

There are currently 4.1 million Vedanta shares held short by investors – that's known as Vedanta's "short interest". This figure is 7.1% down from 4.4 million last month.

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

Vedanta's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Vedanta's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Vedanta shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Vedanta shares traded daily (recently around 880728.78464819). Vedanta's SIR currently stands at 4.69. In other words for every 100,000 Vedanta shares traded daily on the market, roughly 4690 shares are currently held short.

However Vedanta's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Vedanta shares, or, against the total number of tradable Vedanta shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Vedanta's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Vedanta shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0155% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Vedanta shares, roughly 16 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 Vedanta.

Find out more about how you can short Vedanta stock.

Vedanta share dividends

38%

Dividend payout ratio: 38.4% of net profits

Recently Vedanta has paid out, on average, around 38.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.81% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Vedanta shareholders could enjoy a 4.81% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Vedanta's case, that would currently equate to about $9.5 per share.

While Vedanta's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Vedanta may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Vedanta's most recent dividend payout was on 16 November 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 29 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Vedanta's shares ever split?

Vedanta's shares were split on a 599:1000 basis on 8 September 2013. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 599 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Vedanta shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.9% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vedanta shares which in turn could have impacted Vedanta's share price.

Vedanta share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vedanta's shares have ranged in value from as little as $4.578 up to $16.32. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VEDL.US volatility(beta: 1.8)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 Vedanta's is 1.7953. This would suggest that Vedanta's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vedanta overview

Vedanta Limited operates as a diversified natural resources company in India. It explores for, develops, extracts, produces, processes, and sells oil and gas, zinc, lead, silver, copper, aluminum, iron ore, steel, pig iron, and metallurgical coke. The company also operates a thermal coal-based commercial power facility of 600 megawatts (MW) at Jharsuguda in the State of Odisha in eastern India; 2 units of 300 MW thermal coal based power plants at Korba; 1,980 MW thermal coal- based commercial power facilities; 274MW of wind power plants; and a power plant situated at Mettur Dam in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. In addition, it manufactures and supplies billets, TMT bars, wire rods, and ductile iron pipes; engages in the mechanization of coal handling facilities and upgradation of general cargo berth for handling coal at the outer harbor of Visakhapatnam Port on the east coast of India; and provides logistics and other allied services inter alia rendering stevedoring, and other allied services in ports and other allied sectors. Further, the company is involved in manufacturing glass substrates in South Korea and Taiwan. It also operates in South Africa, Namibia, Ireland, Australia, Liberia, and the United Arab Emirates. The company was formerly known as Sesa Sterlite Limited and changed its name to Vedanta Limited in March 2015.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Vedanta is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 2.68% of Vedanta shares are held by insiders and 3.984% by institutions.
How many people work for Vedanta?
Latest data suggests 17,047 work at Vedanta.
When does the fiscal year end for Vedanta?
Vedanta's fiscal year ends in March.
Where is Vedanta based?
Vedanta's address is: Unit 103, Corporate Avenue, Mumbai, India, 400093
What is Vedanta's ISIN number?
Vedanta's international securities identification number is: US92242Y1001
What is Vedanta's CUSIP number?
Vedanta's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 78413F103

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