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How to buy Pilbara Minerals (PLS) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Pilbara Minerals shares.

Pilbara Minerals Limited (PLS) is a leading other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. It opened the day at AUDA$2.49 after a previous close of AUDA$2.52. During the day the price has varied from a low of AUDA$2.44 to a high of AUDA$2.55. The latest price was AUDA$2.53 (25 minute delay). Pilbara Minerals is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and employs 0 staff. All prices are listed in Australian Dollars.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Pilbara Minerals's stock price?

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

Its last market close was A$3.86, which is 91.97% up on its pre-crash value of A$0.31 and 2,759.26% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as A$0.135.

If you had bought A$1,000 worth of Pilbara Minerals stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth A$491.23 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 A$13,543.85.

Pilbara Minerals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-23.
Previous closeA$2.52
Change A$0.01
Change % 0.3968%
Volume 17,837,633
Information last updated 2022-01-16.
52-week rangeA$0.86 - A$3.89
50-day moving average A$2.79
200-day moving average A$1.99
Wall St. target priceA$2.59
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) A$-0.02

Pilbara Minerals stock price (Australian Securities Exchange (ASX):PLS)

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

Pilbara Minerals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$2.53 from 2022-01-18

1 week (2022-01-12) -29.33%
1 month (2021-12-17) -8.00%
3 months (2021-10-19) 19.91%
6 months (2021-07-19) 69.23%
1 year (2021-01-19) 118.10%
2 years (2020-01-17) 565.79%
3 years (2019-01-18) 256.34%
5 years (2017-01-19) 386.54%

Is Pilbara Minerals under- or over-valued?

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

Pilbara Minerals's EBITDA

Pilbara Minerals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is A$3.3 million.

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

Pilbara Minerals financials

Revenue TTM A$175.8 million
Gross profit TTM A$20.1 million
Return on assets TTM -0.45%
Return on equity TTM -10.71%
Profit margin -29.26%
Book value A$0.20
Market capitalisation A$11.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Pilbara Minerals share dividends

We're not expecting Pilbara Minerals to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Pilbara Minerals's shares ever split?

Pilbara Minerals's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 31 March 2008. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Pilbara Minerals shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Pilbara Minerals shares which in turn could have impacted Pilbara Minerals's share price.

Pilbara Minerals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Pilbara Minerals's shares have ranged in value from as little as A$0.86 up to A$3.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PLS.AU volatility(beta: 2.08)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Pilbara Minerals's is 2.0757. This would suggest that Pilbara Minerals's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Pilbara Minerals overview

Pilbara Minerals Limited explores for, develops, and operates mineral resources in Australia. The company primarily holds a 100% interest in the Pilgangoora lithium-tantalum project located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in West Perth, Australia. .

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