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Challenger Exploration Limited is an oil & gas e&p business based in Australia. Challenger Exploration shares (CEL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.215 – a decrease of 2.27% over the previous week. and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $139.5 million.
How to buy shares in Challenger Exploration
- 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 Challenger Exploration. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CEL. 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 Challenger Exploration 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 $0.215, 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 Challenger Exploration. 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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- Challenger Exploration key stats
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- Is Challenger Exploration stock a buy or sell?
- Challenger Exploration performance over time
- Challenger Exploration's financials
- How volatile are Challenger Exploration shares?
- Does Challenger Exploration pay a dividend?
- Have Challenger Exploration shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Challenger Exploration's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Challenger Exploration's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $0.215, which is 16.28% up on its pre-crash value of $0.18 and 207.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.07.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Challenger Exploration shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $429.41 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 $1,264.71.
Challenger Exploration share priceUse our graph to track the performance of CEL stocks over time.
Challenger Exploration shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$0.215|
|52-week range||AUDA$0.037 - AUDA$0.28|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$0.2226|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$0.1877|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$-0.0153|
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Is it a good time to buy Challenger Exploration stock?
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Challenger Exploration price performance over time
|1 week (2020-09-14)||0.215|
|1 month (2020-08-21)||-10.42%|
|3 months (2020-06-21)||N/A|
|6 months (2020-03-23)||194.52%|
|1 year (2019-09-21)||N/A|
|2 years (2018-09-21)||1,691.67%|
|3 years (2017-09-21)||760.00%|
|5 years (2015-09-21)||616.67%|
Challenger Exploration financials
|Gross profit TTM||$0|
|Return on assets TTM||-14.4%|
|Return on equity TTM||-221.58%|
|Market capitalisation||$139.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Challenger Exploration share dividends
We're not expecting Challenger Exploration to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Challenger Exploration's shares ever split?
Challenger Exploration's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 30 April 2019. So if you had owned 5 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 Challenger Exploration shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Challenger Exploration shares which in turn could have impacted Challenger Exploration's share price.
Challenger Exploration share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Challenger Exploration's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.037 up to $0.28. 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 Challenger Exploration's is 1.8627. This would suggest that Challenger Exploration's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Challenger Exploration overview
Challenger Exploration Limited explores for gold and copper deposits. It owns the rights to earn a 75% interest in the Hualilan gold/silver project in Argentina; and 100% interest in the El Guayabo breccia and porphyry gold/copper project in Ecuador. The company was formerly known as Challenger Energy Limited and changed its name to Challenger Exploration Limited in May 2019. Challenger Exploration Limited is based in Sydney, Australia.
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