How to buy Central Asia Metals (CAML) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Central Asia Metals shares.

Central Asia Metals Plc (CAML) is a publicly traded copper business based in the UK. It opened the day at 237.5p after a previous close of 237.5p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 236.5p to a high of 244.5p. The latest price was 243.5p (25 minute delay). Central Asia Metals is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 1,052 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Central Asia Metals

  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: CAML in this case.
  5. Research Central Asia Metals shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Central Asia Metals 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 100x Central Asia Metals shares with popular platforms

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 £0.00
£243.50 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£251.50 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£243.50 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£255.45 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£245.28 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£251.49 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£253.00 total
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Central Asia Metals share price (LSE:CAML)

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

Central Asia Metals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 243.5p

1 week (2022-09-30) 12.21%
1 month (2022-09-07) 11.19%
3 months (2022-07-07) 13.79%
6 months (2022-04-07) -6.70%
1 year (2021-10-07) 4.73%
2 years (2020-10-07) 49.39%
3 years (2019-10-07) 19.95%
5 years (2017-10-06) 1.46%

Is it a good time to buy Central Asia Metals 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 Central Asia Metals 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

Central Asia Metals's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Central Asia Metals shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). 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

Central Asia Metals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £156.6 million.

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

Central Asia Metals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open237.5p
High244.5p
Low236.5p
Close243.5p
Previous close237.5p
Change6p
Change %2.5263%
Volume232,263
Information last updated 2022-10-02.
52-week range171.0779p - 259.8027p
50-day moving average233.85p
200-day moving average236.3025p
Wall St. target price3.17p
PE ratio4.1731
Dividend yield28.2p (10.14%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.52p

Central Asia Metals share dividends

10.1%

Dividend yield: 10.14% of stock value

10.1%

Forward annual dividend yield: 10.14% of stock value

44.3%

Dividend payout ratio: 44.3% of net profits

Central Asia Metals has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 10.14% of its share value annually.

Central Asia Metals has paid out, on average, around 44.3% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 10.14% 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 10.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Central Asia Metals's case, that would currently equate to about 28.2p per share.

While Central Asia Metals'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.

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, Central Asia Metals's shares have ranged in value from as little as 171.0779p up to 259.8027p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CAML.LSE volatility(beta: 1.11)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Central Asia Metals's is 1.1141. This would suggest that Central Asia Metals's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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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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