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Mineral Commodities Ltd is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Mineral Commodities shares (MRC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.35 – the same closing value as a week prior. Mineral Commodities has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $48.6 million.
How to buy shares in Mineral Commodities
- 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 Mineral Commodities . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: MRC. 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 Mineral Commodities 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 $0.35, 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 Mineral Commodities . 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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- Mineral Commodities key stats
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- Is Mineral Commodities stock a buy or sell?
- Mineral Commodities performance over time
- Are Mineral Commodities shares over-valued?
- Mineral Commodities 's financials
- How volatile are Mineral Commodities shares?
- Does Mineral Commodities pay a dividend?
- Have Mineral Commodities shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has coronavirus impacted Mineral Commodities 's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Mineral Commodities 's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $0.35, which is 20.00% up on its pre-crash value of $0.28 and 169.23% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.13.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Mineral Commodities shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $521.74 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 $1,217.39.
Mineral Commodities share priceUse our graph to track the performance of MRC stocks over time.
Mineral Commodities shares at a glance
|Latest market close||AUDA$0.35|
|52-week range||AUDA$0.13 - AUDA$0.4|
|50-day moving average||AUDA$0.3001|
|200-day moving average||AUDA$0.252|
|Dividend yield||AUDA$0.01 (4.53%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||AUDA$0.015|
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Is it a good time to buy Mineral Commodities stock?
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Mineral Commodities price performance over time
|1 week (2020-10-13)||0%|
|1 month (2020-09-21)||-4.11%|
|3 months (2020-07-20)||42.86%|
|6 months (2020-04-20)||40.00%|
|1 year (2019-10-18)||59.09%|
|2 years (2018-10-19)||89.19%|
|3 years (2017-10-20)||169.23%|
|5 years (2015-10-20)||191.67%|
Is Mineral Commodities under- or over-valued?
Valuing Mineral Commodities stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Mineral Commodities 's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Mineral Commodities 's P/E ratio
Mineral Commodities '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, Mineral Commodities shares trade at around 14x 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.
Mineral Commodities 's EBITDA
Mineral Commodities 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $14.4 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Mineral Commodities 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Mineral Commodities financials
|Revenue TTM||$48.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||21.26%|
|Gross profit TTM||$17.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||14.66%|
|Market capitalisation||$159.3 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Mineral Commodities share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 25.46% of net profits
Recently Mineral Commodities has paid out, on average, around 25.46% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Mineral Commodities shareholders could enjoy a 4.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Mineral Commodities 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.01 per share.
While Mineral Commodities 's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Mineral Commodities 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 3 September 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Mineral Commodities 's shares ever split?
Mineral Commodities 's shares were split on 5 July 2009.
Mineral Commodities share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Mineral Commodities 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.13 up to $0.4. 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 Mineral Commodities 's is 0.8578. This would suggest that Mineral Commodities 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Mineral Commodities overview
Mineral Commodities Ltd explores for and develops mineral resources in South Africa and Australia. The company produces zircon, rutile, garnet, and ilmenite concentrates. It is also involved in graphite mining and processing activities. The company owns interests in the Tormin Mineral Sands project located in the Western Cape Province of South Africa; and the Munglinup Graphite project located in the Great Southern of Western Australia. It also holds interest in the Xolobeni Mineral Sands project located on the Eastern Cape of South Africa; and the Skaland Graphite Operation located in the northern Norway on the island of Senja. The company is headquartered in Welshpool, Australia.
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