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How to buy Broken Hill Prospecting shares

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American Rare Earths Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Broken Hill Prospecting shares (BPL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Broken Hill Prospecting has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $55,977.

How to buy shares in Broken Hill Prospecting

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Search for Broken Hill Prospecting. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: BPL. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Broken Hill Prospecting reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At today's price, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Broken Hill Prospecting. 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.

Broken Hill Prospecting share price

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Broken Hill Prospecting shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-29.
52-week range$0.011 - $0.235
50-day moving average $0.0889
200-day moving average $0.0716
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 3.4
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.005

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Is it a good time to buy Broken Hill Prospecting stock?

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Is Broken Hill Prospecting under- or over-valued?

Valuing Broken Hill Prospecting stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Broken Hill Prospecting's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Broken Hill Prospecting's P/E ratio

Broken Hill Prospecting's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Broken Hill Prospecting shares trade at around 3x 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.

Broken Hill Prospecting financials

Revenue TTM $55,977
Gross profit TTM $55,977
Return on assets TTM -21.86%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 1649.41%
Book value 0.022
Market capitalisation $2.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Broken Hill Prospecting share dividends

We're not expecting Broken Hill Prospecting to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Broken Hill Prospecting share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Broken Hill Prospecting's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.011 up to $0.235. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BPL.AU volatility(beta: 0.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Broken Hill Prospecting's is 0.54. This would suggest that Broken Hill Prospecting's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Broken Hill Prospecting overview

American Rare Earths Limited engages in the exploration and development of mineral resources in Australia and the United States. The company explores for thorium and uranium; base and precious metals; industrial minerals; copper; and cobalt. American Rare Earths Limited primarily focuses on its 100% owned La Paz Rare Earth Project covering an area of approximately 890 hectares comprising 107 unpatented lode mining claims located in Arizona, the United States. The company was formerly known as Broken Hill Prospecting Limited and changed its name to American Rare Earths Limited in July 2020. American Rare Earths Limited was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Sydney, Australia.

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