How to buy Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares

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Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V is an airlines business with stocks listed in the US. Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares (VLRS) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$11.17 – a decrease of 3.54% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  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, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: VLRS. 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 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V 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 last close price of US$11.17, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V. 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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Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week rangeUS$2.94 - US$13.48
50-day moving average US$11.5527
200-day moving average US$8.6282
Target priceUS$13.73
PE ratio 18.8227
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-0.34

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Is it a good time to buy Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V stock?

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Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $11.17 on 2021-01-22

1 week (2021-01-15) -3.54%
1 month (2020-12-24) 1.18%
3 months (2020-10-23) 23.02%
6 months (2020-07-24) 106.09%
1 year (2020-01-24) -5.10%
2 years (2019-01-25) 48.14%
3 years (2018-01-25) 33.45%
5 years (2016-01-25) -30.19%

Is Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V under- or over-valued?

Valuing Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's P/E ratio

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares trade at around 19x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's PEG ratio

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.69. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V financials

Gross profit TTM US$11.6 billion
Return on assets TTM -1.46%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin -16.22%
Book value 4.39
Market capitalisation US$1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares

There are currently 294,440 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares held short by investors – that's known as Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's "short interest". This figure is 1.3% up from 290,710 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares can be evaluated.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares traded daily (recently around 774842.10526316). Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's SIR currently stands at 0.38. In other words for every 100,000 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares traded daily on the market, roughly 380 shares are currently held short.

However Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares, or, against the total number of tradable Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares, roughly 0 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V.

Find out more about how you can short Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V stock.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V share dividends

We're not expecting Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$2.94 up to US$13.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VLRS.US volatility(beta: 1.59)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's is 1.587. This would suggest that Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V overview

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. provides air transportation services for passengers, cargo, and mail in Mexico and internationally. As of December 31, 2019, the company operated a fleet of 82 aircraft. It operates approximately 131 daily flights on routes that connect 40 cities in Mexico and 25 cities in the United States and Central America. The company also offers merchandising, recruitment and payroll, and travel agency services. Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.

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