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Capral Limited is an aluminum business based in Australia. Capral shares (CAA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.165 – an increase of 10% over the previous week. Capral has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $386.2 million.
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 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 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. 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 $0.165, 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 Capral. 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 Capral's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Capral's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $0.165, which is 15.15% up on its pre-crash value of $0.14 and 111.54% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.078.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Capral shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $650.00 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 $1,375.00.
Capral share priceUse our graph to track the performance of CAA stocks over time.
Capral shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$0.165|
|52-week range||AUDA$0.078 - AUDA$0.15|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$0.1363|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$0.1175|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.01 (3.33%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.018|
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Is it a good time to buy Capral stock?
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Capral price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-23)||-2.94%|
|1 month (2020-09-30)||22.22%|
|3 months (2020-07-30)||37.50%|
|6 months (2020-04-30)||65.00%|
|1 year (2019-10-30)||43.48%|
|2 years (2018-10-30)||13.79%|
|3 years (2017-10-30)||17.86%|
|5 years (2015-10-30)||65.00%|
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 8x. In other words, Capral shares trade at around 8x 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 $20.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Capral's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$386.2 million|
|Operating margin TTM||3.9%|
|Gross profit TTM||$124.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.39%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.63%|
|Market capitalisation||$82 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Capral share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 25% of net profits
Recently Capral has paid out, on average, around 25% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.33% 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 3.33% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Capral's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.01 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 8 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Capral's shares ever split?
Capral's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 16 November 2009. So if you had owned 10 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 Capral shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% 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 $0.078 up to $0.15. 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 Capral's is 0.5031. This would suggest that Capral's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Capral Limited manufactures, markets, and distributes fabricated and semi-fabricated aluminum related products in Australia. The company offers windows and doors, curtain walls, thermal breaks, and louvre frames; security doors and windows; shower enclosures; wardrobes; and home improvement products. It also supplies aluminum plates, sheets, and treadplates; geometric shapes, including angles, channels, tee sections, flat bars, rectangular hollows, square hollows and solids, tube, round bar, machine rods; extrusions products, such as moulds and trims, signage, and qubelok; and fencing and screening posts, seating and seating accessories, and scaffold planks to the marine, transport, building, resources, and signage industries. The company offers its products under the Futureline, AGS, Artisan, Genesis, Urban Plus, Amplimesh, Juralco, Envy, Urban, and Schuco brands. It supplies its products to fabricators and distributors, focusing on the residential, commercial, and industrial segments. The company was formerly known as Capral Aluminium Limited and changed its name to Capral Limited in April 2008. Capral Limited was founded in 1936 and is based in Bundamba, Australia.
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