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IGO Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. IGO shares (IGO) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. IGO has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $888.9 million.
How to buy shares in IGO
- 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 IGO. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: IGO. 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 IGO 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 $4.39, 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 IGO. 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 IGO's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, IGO's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $4.39, which is 24.31% down on its pre-crash value of $5.8 and 34.25% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $3.27.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of IGO shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $599.99 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 $756.88.
IGO share priceUse our graph to track the performance of IGO stocks over time.
IGO shares at a glance
|52-week range||$3.2328 - $7.76|
|50-day moving average||$5.8566|
|200-day moving average||$4.9467|
|Dividend yield||$0.1 (1.39%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.261|
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Is it a good time to buy IGO stock?
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IGO price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-08)||-39.45%|
|1 month (2020-12-16)||-31.51%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||0.69%|
|6 months (2020-07-16)||-11.85%|
|1 year (2020-01-16)||-34.28%|
|2 years (2019-01-16)||8.93%|
|3 years (2018-01-16)||-13.41%|
|5 years (2016-01-15)||103.24%|
Is IGO under- or over-valued?
Valuing IGO stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of IGO's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
IGO's P/E ratio
IGO's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, IGO shares trade at around 27x 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.
IGO's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $426.1 million (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a IGO's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||$888.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||21.14%|
|Gross profit TTM||$604.4 million|
|Return on assets TTM||5.24%|
|Return on equity TTM||8.22%|
|Market capitalisation||$5.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
IGO share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 42.31% of net profits
Recently IGO has paid out, on average, around 42.31% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.39% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), IGO shareholders could enjoy a 1.39% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In IGO's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.1 per share.
While IGO's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that IGO 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 10 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
IGO share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, IGO's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.2328 up to $7.76. 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 IGO's is 1.0409. This would suggest that IGO's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
IGO Limited operates as a mining and exploration company in Australia. The company owns a 100% interest in the Nova project, which produces nickel, copper, and cobalt concentrates located to the east-northeast of Norseman; and 30% interest in the Tropicana gold mine covering 3,600 square kilometers of tenements located to the east northeast of Kalgoorlie. It also engages in the exploration of nickel and copper projects located in Western Australia, Northern Territory, and South Australia, as well as Greenland. The company was formerly known as Independence Group NL and changed its name to IGO Limited in January 2020. IGO Limited was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.
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