How to buy Lithium Americas (LAC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Lithium Americas shares.

Lithium Americas Corp (LAC) is a publicly traded other industrial metals and mining business based in Canada. In the week up to 24 September Lithium Americas shares plunged 10.47% to a closing position of $27.18. However, over the last 12 months, Lithium Americas's share price has risen by 11.70% from $21.19. Lithium Americas is listed on the NYSE and employs 347 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Lithium Americas

  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: LAC in this case.
  5. Research Lithium Americas shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Lithium Americas 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 50x Lithium Americas 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 £5.34
£1,072.62 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £14.40
£1,081.68 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £10.67
£1,077.95 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £22.62
£1,089.90 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.07
£1,068.35 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £24.00
£1,091.28 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £5.34
£1,072.62 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £22.84
£1,090.12 total
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Lithium Americas share price (NYSE:LAC)

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

Lithium Americas price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $23.67

1 week (2022-09-29) -10.61%
6 months (2022-04-07) -29.47%
1 year (2021-10-07) 11.70%
2 years (2020-10-07) 59.82%
3 years (2019-10-07) 666.02%
5 years (2017-10-06) 245.80%

Is it a good time to buy Lithium Americas stock?

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Lithium Americas shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-10-07.
Open$26
High$26.355
Low$23.5
Close$23.67
Previous close$27.15
Change$-3.48
Change %-12.8177%
Volume6,337,111
Information last updated 2022-10-03.
52-week range$18.89 - $41.56
50-day moving average$28.1432
200-day moving average$27.0149
Wall St. target price$38.29
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-0.609

Lithium Americas share dividends

We're not expecting Lithium Americas to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends (Lithium Americas had its IPO on 24 January 2018). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Lithium Americas's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.89 up to $41.56. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LAC.US volatility(beta: 1.67)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 Lithium Americas's is 1.6659. This would suggest that Lithium Americas's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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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