How to buy Alterra shares
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Alterra Limited is a conglomerates business based in Australia. Alterra shares (1AG) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Alterra has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $340,950.
How to buy shares in Alterra
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
- Search for Alterra. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: 1AG. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Alterra reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $0.049, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Alterra. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
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How has coronavirus impacted Alterra's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Alterra's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $0.049, which is 36.73% up on its pre-crash value of $0.031 and 63.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.03.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Alterra shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $815.79 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 $1,289.47.
Alterra share priceUse our graph to track the performance of 1AG stocks over time.
Alterra shares at a glance
|52-week range||$0.03 - $0.065|
|50-day moving average||$0.0491|
|200-day moving average||$0.0422|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.006|
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Is it a good time to buy Alterra stock?
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Alterra price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-07)||4.26%|
|1 month (2020-12-17)||-2.00%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||2.08%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||28.95%|
|1 year (2020-01-16)||19.51%|
|2 years (2019-01-16)||68.97%|
|3 years (2018-01-13)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||-67.33%|
Is Alterra under- or over-valued?
Valuing Alterra stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Alterra's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Alterra's P/E ratio
Alterra's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 5x. In other words, Alterra shares trade at around 5x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the P/E ratio for the ASX over the 12 months to December 2019 (32.14). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Alterra's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $338,526 (£192,654).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Alterra's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Gross profit TTM||$-277,209|
|Return on assets TTM||-12.98%|
|Return on equity TTM||-36.94%|
|Market capitalisation||$9.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Alterra share dividends
We're not expecting Alterra to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Alterra share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Alterra's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.03 up to $0.065. 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 (AU average) beta is 1, while Alterra's is 0.1349. This would suggest that Alterra's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Alterra Limited engages in the origination, development, and management of agricultural assets in Australia. It focuses on ?land use change' opportunities in developing underutilized land and water into agricultural assets capable of supplying whole foods, such as avocados, citrus, and nut crops. The company was formerly known as Carbon Conscious Limited and changed its name to Alterra Limited in March 2016. Alterra Limited is based in West Leederville, Australia.
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