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How to buy Metals Australia (MLS) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Metals Australia shares.

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Metals Australia is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Metals Australia shares (MLS) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Metals Australia has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $5,187. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Metals Australia

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you choose.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, such as your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  3. Search for Metals Australia . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MLS. 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 Metals Australia reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, 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 on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Metals Australia . Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock and 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 affect your stock.

Metals Australia stock price (ASX:MLS)

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

Metals Australia shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-29.
52-week range$0.02 - $0.195
50-day moving average $0.0932
200-day moving average $0.0647
Target priceN/A
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.003

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Is it a good time to buy Metals Australia stock?

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Metals Australia price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.05

1 week (2022-06-24) 4.17%
1 month (2022-06-02) -33.33%
3 months (2022-04-01) -65.52%
6 months (2021-12-31) 25.00%
1 year (2021-07-02) 25.00%
2 years (2020-07-02) 25.00%
3 years (2019-07-02) 66.67%
5 years (2017-06-30) -96.88%

Metals Australia financials

Revenue TTM $5,187
Gross profit TTM $6,113
Return on assets TTM -4.68%
Return on equity TTM -7.06%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.04
Market capitalisation $28.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Metals Australia share dividends

We're not expecting Metals Australia to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Metals Australia 's shares ever split?

Metals Australia 's shares were split on a 1:20 basis on 14 February 2022. So if you had owned 20 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Metals Australia shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Metals Australia shares which in turn could have impacted Metals Australia 's share price.

Metals Australia share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Metals Australia 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.02 up to $0.195. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta measures a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Metals Australia 's is -0.5088. This would suggest that Metals Australia 's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Metals Australia has bucked the trend.

Metals Australia overview

Metals Australia Limited engages in the exploration and investment of mineral deposits in Australia and Canada. The company primarily explores for zinc, gold, silver, copper, lithium, graphite, nickel, and other base metal deposits. It holds interest in the Lac Rainy Nord Graphite Project that consists of 92 mineral claims covering an area of approximately 45.5 square kilometers located in Quebec. The company also holds interest in the Eade Gold, Pontois Gold, and Felicie Gold projects, which collectively cover an area of approximately 26 square kilometers located in the Lac Guyer greenstone belt of northern-Quebec; and the Lac La Motte, Lac La Corne, Lacourciere-Darveau lithium projects. In addition, it holds an 80% interest in the Manindi base metal project located in Western Australia. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is based in West Perth, Australia.

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