How to buy Aluminum of China (ACH) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Aluminum of China shares.

Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (ACH) is a leading aluminum business based in China. On 11 January Aluminum of China shares leapt 8.85% to a closing position of $15.49. Over the last 12 months, Aluminum of China's share price has risen by an impressive 77.29% from $8.5. Aluminum of China is listed on the NYSE and employs 63,007 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Aluminum of China

  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: ACH in this case.
  5. Research Aluminum of China shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Aluminum of China shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted Aluminum of China's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Aluminum of China's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $14.4, which is 48.68% up on its pre-crash value of $7.39 and 212.36% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $4.61.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Aluminum of China shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $637.49 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 $1,969.92.

Aluminum of China share price (NYSE:ACH)

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

Aluminum of China shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$13.96
Change %7.9513%
Information last updated 2022-01-18.
52-week range$7.57 - $23.9
50-day moving average$13.4672
200-day moving average$15.0091
Wall St. target price$14.51
PE ratio53.393
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.8212
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Fees for buying 100x Aluminum of China 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 £5.59
£1,123.63 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £2.80
£1,120.84 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £5.59
£1,123.63 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £13.05
£1,131.09 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £23.13
£1,141.17 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £24.76
£1,142.80 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £11.18
£1,129.22 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £23.48
£1,141.52 total
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Is it a good time to buy Aluminum of China stock?

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Is Aluminum of China 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

Aluminum of China's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 53x. In other words, Aluminum of China shares trade at around 53x recent earnings.

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


Aluminum of China's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $24.3 billion (£18 billion).

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


Revenue TTM $247.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.6%
Gross profit TTM $13.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.21%
Return on equity TTM 633.34%
Profit margin 2.25%
Book value $87.4
Market capitalisation $14.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Aluminum of China share dividends

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

Have Aluminum of China's shares ever split?

Aluminum of China's shares were split on a 4:1 basis on 11 October 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 4 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Aluminum of China shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 75% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Aluminum of China shares which in turn could have impacted Aluminum of China's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Aluminum of China's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.57 up to $23.9. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ACH.US volatility(beta: 2.44)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Aluminum of China's is 2.4424. This would suggest that Aluminum of China's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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