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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$48.7 – the same closing value as a week prior. Kirkland Lake Gold employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$2.6 billion.
|Latest market close||C$49.71|
|52-week range||C$45.73 - C$57.91|
|50-day moving average||C$50.45|
|200-day moving average||C$51.47|
|Wall St. target price||C$66.71|
|Dividend yield||C$0.75 (1.93%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||C$4.23|
Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
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|1 week (2022-06-14)||N/A|
|1 month (2022-05-21)||N/A|
|3 months (2022-03-21)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-12-24)||-5.44%|
|1 year (2021-06-25)||1.61%|
|2 years (2020-06-25)||-6.47%|
|3 years (2019-06-25)||56.43|
|5 years (2017-06-23)||334.53%|
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 current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Kirkland Lake Gold shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.
Kirkland Lake Gold's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$1.8 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Kirkland Lake Gold's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||C$2.6 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||51.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||C$1.8 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||11.66%|
|Return on equity TTM||17.37%|
|Market capitalisation||C$13.1 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 38.59% of net profits
Recently Kirkland Lake Gold has paid out, on average, around 38.59% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.93% 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 1.93% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kirkland Lake Gold's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.75 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 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Kirkland Lake Gold's shares were split on a 1415:2979 basis on 6 December 2016. So if you had owned 2979 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1415 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Kirkland Lake Gold shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 110.5% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Kirkland Lake Gold shares which in turn could have impacted Kirkland Lake Gold's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Kirkland Lake Gold's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$45.73 up to C$57.9125. 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 (TO average) beta is 1, while Kirkland Lake Gold's is 0.5278. This would suggest that Kirkland Lake Gold's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
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.
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