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How to buy Suncor Energy stock in Canada | $30.62
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Suncor Energy is an oil & gas integrated business based in Canada. Suncor Energy stocks (SU.TO) are listed on the TO and all prices are listed in Canadian Dollars. Its last market close was C$24.89 – an increase of 1.32% over the previous week. Suncor Energy employs 12,591 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around C$25.9 billion.
How to buy Suncor Energy stock in Canada
- Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our stock trading table below can help you choose.
- Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
- Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
- Search the platform for stock code: SU in this case.
- Research Suncor Energy stocks. The platform should provide the latest information available.
- Buy your Suncor Energy stocks. It's that simple.
What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Suncor Energy?
- Has coronavirus impacted Suncor Energy shares?
- Suncor Energy shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Suncor Energy stock a buy or sell?
- Suncor Energy performance over time
- Can I short Suncor Energy shares?
- Is Suncor Energy suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Suncor Energy shares over-valued?
- Suncor Energy's financials
- How volatile are Suncor Energy shares?
- Does Suncor Energy pay a dividend?
- Have Suncor Energy shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Suncor Energy's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Suncor Energy's stock price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was C$30.62, which is 23.79% down on its pre-crash value of C$40.18 and 118.40% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as C$14.02.
If you had bought C$1,000 worth of Suncor Energy stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth C$384.94 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$764.89.
Suncor Energy stock priceUse our graph to track the performance of SU stocks over time.
Suncor Energy stocks at a glance
|Latest market close||C$30.62|
|52-week range||C$13.9236 - C$31.38|
|50-day moving average||C$28.6779|
|200-day moving average||C$26.7271|
|Wall St. target price||C$35.77|
|Dividend yield||C$0.835 (3.25%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||C$0.018|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Is it a good time to buy Suncor Energy stock?
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Suncor Energy price performance over time
|1 month (2021-06-30)||3.13%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||16.47%|
Is Suncor Energy under- or over-valued?
Valuing Suncor Energy stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Suncor Energy's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Suncor Energy's P/E ratio
Suncor Energy's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 1383x. In other words, Suncor Energy stocks trade at around 1383x recent earnings.
Suncor Energy's PEG ratio
Suncor Energy's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.25. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Suncor Energy's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Suncor Energy's EBITDA
Suncor Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is CADC$5 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Suncor Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Suncor Energy financials
|Revenue TTM||CADC$25.9 billion|
|Gross profit TTM||CADC$14.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||-1%|
|Return on equity TTM||0.07%|
|Market capitalisation||CADC$37.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
How to short and sell Suncor Energy stocks
- Create a CFD or spread betting account.
- Search for the stock code. E.g. "SU.TO"
- Choose your position size.
- Select "sell" rather than "buy".
- Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.
There are currently 13.9 million Suncor Energy stocks held short by investors – that's known as Suncor Energy's "short interest". This figure is 9.1% up from 12.7 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Suncor Energy stocks can be evaluated.
Suncor Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
Suncor Energy's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Suncor Energy stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Suncor Energy stocks traded daily (recently around 6.2 million). Suncor Energy's SIR currently stands at 2.25. In other words for every 100,000 Suncor Energy stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 2250 stocks are currently held short.
However Suncor Energy's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Suncor Energy stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Suncor Energy stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Suncor Energy's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Suncor Energy stocks in existence, roughly 10 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0092% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Suncor Energy 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 Suncor Energy.
Find out more about how you can short Suncor Energy stock.
Suncor Energy's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Suncor Energy.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Suncor Energy's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 35.42
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Suncor Energy's overall score of 35.42 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 64th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Suncor Energy is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Suncor Energy's environmental score
Environmental score: 18.69/100
Suncor Energy's environmental score of 18.69 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Suncor Energy is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Suncor Energy's social score
Social score: 10.84/100
Suncor Energy's social score of 10.84 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Suncor Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Suncor Energy's governance score
Governance score: 7.89/100
Suncor Energy's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Suncor Energy is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Suncor Energy's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Suncor Energy scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Suncor Energy has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||35.42|
|Total ESG percentile||63.7|
|Environmental score percentile||6|
|Social score percentile||6|
|Governance score percentile||6|
|Level of controversy||2|
Suncor Energy stock dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 4.2% of net profits
Recently Suncor Energy has paid out, on average, around 4.2% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.37% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Suncor Energy shareholders could enjoy a 3.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Suncor Energy's case, that would currently equate to about C$0.835 per share.
While Suncor Energy's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Suncor Energy is investing more in its future growth.
Suncor Energy's most recent dividend payout was on 25 June 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their stocks by 2 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Suncor Energy stocks ever split?
Suncor Energy stocks were split on a 2:1 basis on 12 May 2008. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Suncor Energy stocks – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower stock price could have impacted the market appetite for Suncor Energy stocks which in turn could have impacted Suncor Energy's stock price.
Suncor Energy stock price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Suncor Energy's stocks have ranged in value from as little as C$13.9236 up to C$31.38. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (TO average) beta is 1, while Suncor Energy's is 1.9928. This would suggest that Suncor Energy's stocks are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Suncor Energy overview
Suncor Energy Inc. operates as an integrated energy company. The company primarily focuses on developing petroleum resource basins in Canada's Athabasca oil sands; explores, acquires, develops, produces, transports, refines, and markets crude oil in Canada and internationally; markets petroleum and petrochemical products under the Petro-Canada name primarily in Canada. It operates in Oil Sands; Exploration and Production; Refining and Marketing; and Corporate and Eliminations segments. The Oil Sands segment recovers bitumen from mining and in situ operations, and upgrades it into refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, or blends the bitumen with diluent for direct sale to market. The Exploration and Production segment is involved in offshore operations off the east coast of Canada and in the North Sea; and operating onshore assets in Libya and Syria. The Refining and Marketing segment refines crude oil and intermediate feedstock into various petroleum and petrochemical products; and markets refined petroleum products to retail, commercial, and industrial customers through its other retail sellers. The Corporate and Eliminations segment operates four wind farm operations in Ontario and Western Canada. The company also markets and trades in crude oil, natural gas, byproducts, refined products, and power. The company was formerly known as Suncor Inc. and changed its name to Suncor Energy Inc. in April 1997. Suncor Energy Inc. was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.
Suncor Energy in the news
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