How to buy Capral (CAA) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Capral shares.
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Capral is an aluminum business based in Australia. Capral shares (CAA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Capral has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $550.9 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Capral
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you choose.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
- Search for Capral. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CAA. 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 Capral reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- 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.
- Check on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Capral. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.
Capral stock price (ASX:CAA)Use our graph to track the performance of CAA stocks over time.
Capral shares at a glance
|52-week range||$6.2633 - $9.89|
|50-day moving average||$9.0428|
|200-day moving average||$8.5732|
|Dividend yield||$0.7 (12.88%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$2.42|
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Is it a good time to buy Capral stock?
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Capral price performance over time
|1 week (2022-05-13)||-1.68%|
|1 month (2022-04-20)||-9.39%|
|3 months (2022-02-18)||-9.11%|
|6 months (2021-11-19)||12.71%|
|1 year (2021-05-20)||25.97%|
|2 years (2020-05-20)||-90.24%|
|3 years (2019-05-20)||-92.20%|
|5 years (2017-05-19)||-92.50%|
Is Capral under- or over-valued?
Valuing Capral stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Capral's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Capral's P/E ratio
Capral'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, Capral shares trade at around 4x 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.
Capral's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $45.6 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Capral's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$550.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||7.11%|
|Gross profit TTM||$167.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||6.63%|
|Return on equity TTM||31.05%|
|Market capitalisation||$156.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Capral share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 29.17% of net profits
Recently Capral has paid out, on average, around 29.17% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.88% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Capral shareholders could enjoy a 12.88% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Capral's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.7 per share.
While Capral's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Capral 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 2 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Capral's shares ever split?
Capral's shares were split on a 1:30 basis on 4 November 2020. So if you had owned 30 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Capral shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Capral shares which in turn could have impacted Capral's share price.
Capral share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Capral's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.2633 up to $9.89. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Capral's is 0.5724. This would suggest that Capral's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Capral Limited engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of fabricated and semi-fabricated aluminum related products in Australia. The company offers architectural and building solution, including framing systems, windows, doors, thermal breaks, curtain walls, sunshades and louvres, showers, wardrobes, security windows and doors, home improvement systems, and hardware and safety products for commercial, architectural, residential, cladding, drain solution, trickle vent, bushfire, home renovation, solar rail, facade solution, and cyclonic solution applications. It also provides aluminum plates, sheets, and treadplates; geometric shapes, including angles, channels, tee sections, flat bars, rectangular hollows, square hollows and solids, tube, round bar, and machine rods; extrusions products, such as moulds and trims, signage, and qubelok; and fencing and screening posts, seating and seating accessories, and scaffold planks and toolboxes for transport, marine, defence, commercial and residential buildings, fabrication, and urban art industries. The company offers its products under the Artisan Architectural, Futureline Thermal, AGS Commercial, Schuco, Urban Plus Designer, Urban Residential, Amplimesh, Juralco, Envy, Elegance, Caprice, and Caprio brands. It serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company was formerly known as Capral Aluminium Limited and changed its name to Capral Limited in April 2008. Capral Limited was incorporated in 1936 and is based in Huntingwood, Australia.
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