How to buy Vallourec (VLOWY) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Vallourec shares.

Vallourec S.A (VLOWY) is a leading steel business based in the US. On 9 September Vallourec shares leapt 9.47% to a closing position of $1.85. However, over the last 12 months, Vallourec's share price has fallen by an alarming 58.72% from $4.36. Vallourec is listed on the PINK and employs 15,676 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Vallourec's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Vallourec's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $1.765, which is 90.86% down on its pre-crash value of $19.32 (accounting for the 26 May 2020 split) and 275.07% down on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $6.62 (accounting for the 26 May 2020 split).

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Vallourec shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $474.39 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 $85.09.

Vallourec share price (PINK:VLOWY)

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Vallourec shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-08.
Open$1.89
High$1.89
Low$1.76
Close$1.8
Previous close$1.95
Change$-0.15
Change %-7.6923%
Volume8,496
Information last updated 2021-09-10.
52-week range$1.66 - $9.93
50-day moving average$1.7574
200-day moving average$5.4055
Dividend yield$0.899 (48.59%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-13.2714
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Vallourec price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $1.8

1 week (2021-09-10) -2.70%
1 month (2021-08-17) 5.26%
3 months (2021-06-17) -70.73%
6 months (2021-03-17) -76.98%
1 year (2020-09-17) -58.72%
2 years (2019-09-13) -92.14%
3 years (2018-09-14) -95.71%
5 years (2016-09-16) -95.12%

Is Vallourec 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.

EBITDA

Vallourec's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $346.5 million (£0.0 million).

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

Financials

Revenue TTM $3.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.61%
Gross profit TTM $608.1 million
Return on assets TTM 1.59%
Return on equity TTM -51.73%
Profit margin -22.04%
Book value $22.4178
Market capitalisation $2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Vallourec share dividends

48.6%

Dividend yield: 48.59% of stock value

Vallourec has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 48.59% of its share value annually.

Vallourec's most recent dividend payout was on 26 May 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Vallourec's shares ever split?

Vallourec's shares were split on a 1:40 basis on 26 May 2020. So if you had owned 40 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Vallourec shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vallourec shares which in turn could have impacted Vallourec's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vallourec's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.66 up to $9.93. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (PINK average) beta is 1, while Vallourec's is 3.8466. This would suggest that Vallourec's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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