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How to buy Kirkland Lake Gold stock in Canada | $53.89

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Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd
+ C$0.42 ( + 0.79%)

Kirkland Lake Gold is a gold business based in Canada. Kirkland Lake Gold stocks (KL.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$48.2 – an increase of 2.57% over the previous week. Kirkland Lake Gold employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$2.5 billion.

How to buy Kirkland Lake Gold stock in Canada

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Is it a good time to buy Kirkland Lake Gold stock?

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How has Coronavirus impacted Kirkland Lake Gold's stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Kirkland Lake Gold's stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was C$53.89, which is 10.60% up on its pre-crash value of C$48.18 and 109.93% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as C$25.67.

If you had bought C$1,000 worth of Kirkland Lake Gold stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth C$745.52 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth C$999.66.

Kirkland Lake Gold stock price

Use our graph to track the performance of KL stocks over time.

Kirkland Lake Gold stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-25.
Latest market closeC$53.89
52-week rangeC$39.8769 - C$66.9838
50-day moving average C$51.1447
200-day moving average C$49.2157
Wall St. target priceC$65.36
PE ratio 13.751
Dividend yield C$0.688 (1.29%)
Earnings per share (TTM) C$3.919

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Kirkland Lake Gold price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of C$53.89

1 week (2021-09-16) 2.32%
1 month (2021-08-25) 11.39%
3 months (2021-06-25) 10.16%
6 months (2021-03-26) 28.10%
1 year (2020-09-25) -17.09%
2 years (2019-09-25) -14.57%
3 years (2018-09-25) 114.10%
5 years (2016-09-23) 429.98%

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 stocks trade at around 14x recent earnings.

Kirkland Lake Gold's EBITDA

Kirkland Lake Gold's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is CADC$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 CADC$2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 50.88%
Gross profit TTM CADC$1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 11.86%
Return on equity TTM 16.72%
Profit margin 33.08%
Book value C$19.821
Market capitalisation CADC$14.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Kirkland Lake Gold stocks

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "KL.TO"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 2.5 million Kirkland Lake Gold stocks held short by investors – that's known as Kirkland Lake Gold's "short interest". This figure is 29.5% up from 1.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Kirkland Lake Gold stocks 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 stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Kirkland Lake Gold stocks traded daily (recently around 867308.12720848). Kirkland Lake Gold's SIR currently stands at 2.83. In other words for every 100,000 Kirkland Lake Gold stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 2830 stocks are currently held short.

However Kirkland Lake Gold's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Kirkland Lake Gold stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Kirkland Lake Gold stocks (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 stocks (for every 100,000 Kirkland Lake Gold stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0092% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Kirkland Lake Gold stocks, roughly 9 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock 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 stock dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 27.48% of net profits

Recently Kirkland Lake Gold has paid out, on average, around 27.48% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.76% 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 1.76% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kirkland Lake Gold's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.688 per share.

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

Kirkland Lake Gold's most recent dividend payout was on 14 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 28 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Kirkland Lake Gold stocks ever split?

Kirkland Lake Gold stocks were split on a 475:1000 basis on 6 December 2016. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 475 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kirkland Lake Gold stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 110.5% higher stock price could have impacted the market appetite for Kirkland Lake Gold stocks which in turn could have impacted Kirkland Lake Gold's stock price.

Kirkland Lake Gold stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kirkland Lake Gold's stocks have ranged in value from as little as C$39.8769 up to C$66.9838. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KL.TO volatility(beta: 0.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (TO average) beta is 1, while Kirkland Lake Gold's is 0.5395. This would suggest that Kirkland Lake Gold's stocks 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 Ltd. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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