How to buy American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings (AXL) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc (AXL) is a leading auto parts business based in the US. It opened the day at $10.34 after a previous close of $10.08. During the day the price has varied from a low of $10.26 to a high of $10.521. The latest price was $10.4 (25 minute delay). American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings is listed on the NYSE and employs 20,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings

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  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: AXL in this case.
  5. Research American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares. It's that simple.
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How has coronavirus impacted American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $9.94, which is 19.52% up on its pre-crash value of $8 and 297.60% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $2.5.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $293.12 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 $1,051.85.

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings share price (NYSE:AXL)

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American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$10.34
High$10.521
Low$10.26
Close$10.4
Previous close$10.08
Change$0.32
Change %3.1746%
Volume676,686
Information last updated 2022-01-10.
52-week range$7.9 - $13.06
50-day moving average$9.4736
200-day moving average$9.7462
Wall St. target price$11.88
PE ratio13.1301
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.757
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Is it a good time to buy American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings stock?

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Is American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings 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

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares trade at around 13x 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.

EBITDA

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $964.1 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Financials

Revenue TTM $5.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.74%
Gross profit TTM $592 million
Return on assets TTM 4.47%
Return on equity TTM 2223.08%
Profit margin 1.65%
Book value $3.793
Market capitalisation $1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings share dividends

We're not expecting American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's shares ever split?

American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's shares were split on a 117:1000 basis on 4 October 2018. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 117 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 754.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings shares which in turn could have impacted American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.9 up to $13.06. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AXL.US volatility(beta: 2.41)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 American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's is 2.4146. This would suggest that American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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