How to buy Kirkland Lake Gold (KLA) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Kirkland Lake Gold shares.

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Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd is a gold business based in Australia. Kirkland Lake Gold shares (KLA) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Kirkland Lake Gold has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.5 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Kirkland Lake Gold

  1. 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.
  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, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Kirkland Lake Gold . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: KLA. 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 Kirkland Lake Gold 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 today's price, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Kirkland Lake Gold . 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.

Kirkland Lake Gold stock price (ASX:KLA)

Use our graph to track the performance of KLA stocks over time.

Kirkland Lake Gold shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-17.
52-week range$41.3521 - $71.0065
50-day moving average $55.3732
200-day moving average $51.7601
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 13.4796
Dividend yield $0.688 (1.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.216

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Is it a good time to buy Kirkland Lake Gold stock?

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Kirkland Lake Gold price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$55.79

1 week (2021-09-13) 1.33%
1 month (2021-08-20) 5.46%
3 months (2021-06-21) 7.72%
6 months (2021-03-19) 24.81%
1 year (2020-09-18) -22.61%
2 years (2019-09-20) -21.42%
3 years (2018-09-20) 114.58%

Is Kirkland Lake Gold under- or over-valued?

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

Kirkland Lake Gold 's P/E ratio

Kirkland Lake Gold 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Kirkland Lake Gold shares trade at around 13x 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.

Kirkland Lake Gold 's EBITDA

Kirkland Lake Gold 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.7 billion (£0.0 million).

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

Kirkland Lake Gold financials

Revenue TTM $2.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 50.88%
Gross profit TTM $1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 11.86%
Return on equity TTM 16.72%
Profit margin 33.08%
Book value 19.821
Market capitalisation $15.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Kirkland Lake Gold share dividends

17%

Dividend payout ratio: 16.98% of net profits

Recently Kirkland Lake Gold has paid out, on average, around 16.98% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.71% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Kirkland Lake Gold shareholders could enjoy a 1.71% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Kirkland Lake Gold 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.688 per share.

While Kirkland Lake Gold 's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Kirkland Lake Gold is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 June 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Kirkland Lake Gold share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Kirkland Lake Gold 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $41.3521 up to $71.0065. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

KLA.AU volatility(beta: 0.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Kirkland Lake Gold 's is 0.5395. This would suggest that Kirkland Lake Gold 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Kirkland Lake Gold overview

Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. engages in the acquisition, production, and operation of gold properties. The company holds interest in the Fosterville Mine located in the State of Victoria, Australia; and the Macassa Mine situated in the Municipality of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, Canada, as well as the Detour Lake Mine located in northeastern Ontario, Canada. It has a strategic alliance agreement with Newmont Corporation. The company was formerly known as Newmarket Gold Inc. and changed its name to Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. in December 2016. Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.

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