How to buy Corteva (CTVA) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Corteva shares.

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Corteva Inc (CTVA) is a leading agricultural inputs business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$43.55 after a previous close of US$42.9. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD42.955 to a high of USD43.62. The latest price was USD43.45 (25 minute delay). Corteva is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Corteva

  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 Corteva. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CTVA. 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 Corteva 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$42.9, 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 Corteva, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Corteva. 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.

Corteva stock price (NYSE:CTVA)

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Corteva shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous closeUS$42.9
Change US$0.55
Change % 1.2821%
Volume 3,265,598
Information last updated 2022-01-10.
52-week rangeUS$36.1133 - US$49.5383
50-day moving average US$46.7726
200-day moving average US$45.1058
Target priceUS$53.26
PE ratio 21.9891
Dividend yield US$0.54 (1.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$2.202

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Is it a good time to buy Corteva stock?

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Corteva share growth calculator


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Corteva price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $43.45

1 week (2022-01-10) -8.31%
1 month (2021-12-17) -5.71%
3 months (2021-10-15) -0.14%
6 months (2021-07-16) 3.92%
1 year (2021-01-15) -0.69%
2 years (2020-01-17) 53.53%

Is Corteva under- or over-valued?

Valuing Corteva stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Corteva's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Corteva's P/E ratio

Corteva's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 22x. In other words, Corteva shares trade at around 22x 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.

Corteva's PEG ratio

Corteva's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0705. 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 Corteva's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Corteva's EBITDA

Corteva's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$2.2 billion (£1.6 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Corteva's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Corteva financials

Revenue TTM US$15.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 5.98%
Gross profit TTM US$5.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 1.39%
Return on equity TTM 7.16%
Profit margin 10.67%
Book value 33.878
Market capitalisation US$35.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Corteva share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 25.84% of net profits

Recently Corteva has paid out, on average, around 25.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.17% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Corteva shareholders could enjoy a 1.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Corteva's case, that would currently equate to about $0.54 per share.

While Corteva's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Corteva may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Corteva's most recent dividend payout was on 14 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Corteva share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Corteva's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$36.1133 up to US$49.5383. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CTVA.US volatility(beta: 0.79)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 Corteva's is 0.7895. This would suggest that Corteva's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Corteva overview

Corteva, Inc. operates in the agriculture business. It operates through two segments, Seed and Crop Protection. The Seed segment develops and supplies advanced germplasm and traits that produce optimum yield for farms. It offers trait technologies that enhance resistance to weather, disease, insects, and herbicides used to control weeds, as well as food and nutritional characteristics. This segment also provides digital solutions that assist farmer decision-making with a view to optimize product selection, and maximize yield and profitability. The Crop Protection segment offers products that protect against weeds, insects and other pests, and diseases, as well as enhances crop health above and below ground through nitrogen management and seed-applied technologies. This segment provides herbicides, insecticides, nitrogen stabilizers, and pasture and range management herbicides. It serves agricultural input industry. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Corteva, Inc. is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

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