How to buy Air Canada (ACDVF) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Air Canada shares.

Air Canada (ACDVF) is a leading airlines business based in Canada. On 26 November Air Canada shares plunged 8.63% to a closing position of $16.8. Over the last 12 months, Air Canada's share price has fallen by 11.98% from $19.087. Air Canada is listed on the OTCQX (a marketplace for buying and selling "over the counter" stocks which aren't listed on a formal stock exchange) and employs 18,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Air Canada

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: ACDVF in this case.
  5. Research Air Canada shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Air Canada shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted Air Canada's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Air Canada's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $16.8, which is 47.27% down on its pre-crash value of $31.86 and 158.74% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $6.493.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Air Canada shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $259.81 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 $499.13.

Air Canada share price (OTCQX:ACDVF)

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Air Canada shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-26.
Open$16.39
High$17.89
Low$16.3804
Close$16.8
Previous close$18.387
Change$-1.587
Change %-8.6311%
Volume112,628
Information last updated 2021-11-21.
52-week range$15 - $24.817
50-day moving average$18.9215
200-day moving average$20.1878
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-10.102
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Financials

Revenue TTM $4.5 billion
Gross profit TTM $-863,000,000
Return on assets TTM -8.23%
Return on equity TTM -459.14%
Profit margin -94.97%
Book value $0.405
Market capitalisation $5.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Air Canada share dividends

We're not expecting Air Canada to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

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Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Air Canada's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15 up to $24.817. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACDVF.US volatility(beta: 2.4)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (OTCQX average) beta is 1, while Air Canada's is 2.4023. This would suggest that Air Canada's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

To put Air Canada's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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