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How to buy Lucara Diamond stock in Canada
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Lucara Diamond is an other precious metals & mining business based in Canada. Lucara Diamond stocks (LUC.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$0.59 – the same closing value as a week prior. Lucara Diamond employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$214.5 million.
How to buy shares in Lucara Diamond
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – LUC – 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.
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Is it a good time to buy Lucara Diamond stock?
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Lucara Diamond?
- Has coronavirus impacted Lucara Diamond shares?
- Lucara Diamond shares summary
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- Is Lucara Diamond stock a buy or sell?
- Lucara Diamond performance over time
- Are Lucara Diamond shares over-valued?
- Lucara Diamond's financials
- How volatile are Lucara Diamond shares?
- Does Lucara Diamond pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Lucara Diamond's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Lucara Diamond's stock price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was C$0.59, which is 28.92% down on its pre-crash value of C$0.83 and 47.50% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as C$0.4.
If you had bought C$1,000 worth of Lucara Diamond stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth C$482.56 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$686.05.
Lucara Diamond stock price (TO: LUC)Use our graph to track the performance of LUC stocks over time.
Lucara Diamond shares at a glance
|Latest market close||C$0.59|
|52-week range||C$0.50 - C$1.00|
|50-day moving average||C$0.63|
|200-day moving average||C$0.72|
|Wall St. target price||C$6.91|
|Dividend yield||C$0.001 (0.18%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||C$0.05|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Lucara Diamond price performance over time
|1 week (2021-11-29)||0.59|
|1 month (2021-11-05)||-10.61%|
|3 months (2021-09-03)||-16.90%|
|6 months (2021-06-04)||-23.38%|
|1 year (2020-12-04)||9.26%|
|2 years (2019-12-06)||-28.05%|
|3 years (2018-12-06)||1.65|
|5 years (2016-12-06)||3.11|
Is Lucara Diamond under- or over-valued?
Valuing Lucara Diamond stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Lucara Diamond's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Lucara Diamond's P/E ratio
Lucara Diamond's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Lucara Diamond shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.
Lucara Diamond's EBITDA
Lucara Diamond's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is C$90.5 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Lucara Diamond's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Lucara Diamond financials
|Revenue TTM||C$214.5 million|
|Operating margin TTM||18.1%|
|Gross profit TTM||C$39.1 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.61%|
|Return on equity TTM||8.1%|
|Market capitalisation||C$267.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Lucara Diamond share dividends
We're not expecting Lucara Diamond to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Lucara Diamond share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Lucara Diamond's shares have ranged in value from as little as C$0.5 up to C$1. 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 Lucara Diamond's is 1.6447. This would suggest that Lucara Diamond's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Lucara Diamond overview
Lucara Diamond Corp. , a diamond mining company, engages in the development and operation of diamond properties in Africa. The company holds 100% interests in the Karowe mine located in Botswana. It also operates Clara Platform, a digital platform for the sale of rough diamonds. The company was formerly known as Bannockburn Resources Limited and changed its name to Lucara Diamond Corp. in August 2007. Lucara Diamond Corp.
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