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

Learn how to easily invest in 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$17.65 – a decrease of 9.49% 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$16.91, 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.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V stock price (NYSE:VLRS)

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Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-18.
52-week rangeUS$10.62 - US$23.58
50-day moving average US$17.1046
200-day moving average US$18.6443
Target priceUS$27.14
PE ratio 14.0288
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$1.39

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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 share growth calculator

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

Historical closes compared with the last close of $17.65

1 week (2022-01-13) -9.11%
1 month (2021-12-23) 17.65
3 months (2021-10-22) -7.74%
6 months (2021-07-23) -20.71%
1 year (2021-01-22) 58.01%
2 years (2020-01-23) 47.95%
3 years (2019-01-23) 133.16%
5 years (2017-01-23) 34.02%

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 14x. In other words, Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V shares trade at around 14x 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's EBITDA

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$7.3 billion (£5.4 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación S-A-Bde C-V's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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

Revenue TTM US$39.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.44%
Gross profit TTM US$4.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 5.64%
Return on equity TTM -103.15%
Profit margin 8.21%
Book value 39.97
Market capitalisation US$2.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

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$10.62 up to US$23.58. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VLRS.US volatility(beta: 1.72)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 1.7248. 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., through its subsidiaries, Concesionaria Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.P.I. de C.V., provides air transportation services for passengers, cargo, and mail in Mexico and internationally. The company operates approximately 410 daily flights on routes connecting 43 cities in Mexico, 22 cities in the United States, and 3 cities in Central America. As of December 31, 2020, it operated through a fleet of 86 aircraft. The company also offers merchandising, recruitment and payroll, travel agency, and loyalty program services. Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. was incorporated in 2005 and is headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico.

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