How to buy Alico (ALCO) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Alico shares.

Alico Inc (ALCO) is a publicly traded farm products business based in the US. On 5 December Alico shares plunged 12.72% to a closing position of $26.35. Over the last 12 months, Alico's share price has fallen by 5.73% from $36.33. Alico is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 222 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Alico

  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: ALCO in this case.
  5. Research Alico shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Alico shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 20x Alico shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £2.80
£561.96 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £11.00
£570.17 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £2.52
£561.68 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £5.59
£564.76 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £17.54
£576.71 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.56
£559.72 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £16.38
£575.54 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £2.80
£561.96 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £16.49
£575.66 total
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Alico share price (NASDAQ:ALCO)

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

Alico price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $34.25

1 week (2022-12-02) 13.45%
1 month (2022-11-08) 6.27%
6 months (2022-06-08) -19.13%
1 year (2021-12-10) -6.09%
2 years (2020-12-10) 9.08%
3 years (2019-12-10) -4.01%
5 years (2017-12-08) 6.04%

Is it a good time to buy Alico stock?

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is Alico under- or over-valued?

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

P/E ratio

Alico's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 6x. In other words, Alico shares trade at around 6x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.


Alico's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $12 million (£0.0 million).

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

Alico shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$34.1
Change %0.4399%
Information last updated 2022-12-07.
52-week range$26.35 - $42.3943
50-day moving average$30.3756
200-day moving average$34.9682
Wall St. target price$40
PE ratio6.1137
Dividend yield$2 (6.62%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$4.31

Alico share dividends


Dividend yield: 6.62% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 6.62% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 46.4% of net profits

Alico has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 6.62% of its share value annually.

Alico has paid out, on average, around 46.4% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.62% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 6.62% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Alico's case, that would currently equate to about $2 per share.

While Alico's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that it may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Alico's most recent dividend payout was on 13 October 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Alico's shares have ranged in value from as little as $26.35 up to $42.3943. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ALCO.US volatility(beta: 0.68)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Alico's is 0.6835. This would suggest that Alico's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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