How to buy Ryanair (RYAAY) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Ryanair shares.

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Ryanair Holdings plc is an airlines business with stocks listed in the US. Ryanair shares (RYAAY) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$113.44 – a decrease of 3.75% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Ryanair

  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 Ryanair. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: RYAAY. 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 Ryanair 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$99.5, 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 Ryanair, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Ryanair. 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.

Ryanair stock price (NASDAQ:RYAAY)

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

Ryanair shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-16.
52-week rangeUS$94.68 - US$127.25
50-day moving average US$107.493
200-day moving average US$110.0967
Target priceUS$132.6
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-3.31

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US$0
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Pay zero brokerage on US stocks and all ETFs and just $5 (flat fee) to trade Australian shares from your mobile or desktop.
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US$4
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US$9.5
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Is it a good time to buy Ryanair stock?

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Ryanair price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $113.44

1 week (2022-01-13) -2.97%
1 month (2021-12-23) 8.20%
3 months (2021-10-22) 4.64%
6 months (2021-07-23) 8.53%
1 year (2021-01-22) 8.06%
2 years (2020-01-23) 24.63%
3 years (2019-01-23) 62.87%
5 years (2017-01-23) 34.11%

Is Ryanair under- or over-valued?

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

Ryanair's PEG ratio

Ryanair's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 70.7513. 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 Ryanair's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Ryanair financials

Revenue TTM US$2.6 billion
Gross profit TTM US$-66,900,000
Return on assets TTM -3.1%
Return on equity TTM -13.16%
Profit margin -24.95%
Book value 21.85
Market capitalisation US$26.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ryanair share dividends

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

Have Ryanair's shares ever split?

Ryanair's shares were split on a 975:1000 basis on 27 October 2015. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 975 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Ryanair shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 2.6% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Ryanair shares which in turn could have impacted Ryanair's share price.

Ryanair share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ryanair's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$94.68 up to US$127.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

RYAAY.US volatility(beta: 1.59)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Ryanair's is 1.5944. This would suggest that Ryanair's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Ryanair overview

Ryanair Holdings plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides scheduled-passenger airline services in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Germany, and other European countries. It is also involved in the provision of various ancillary services, such as non-flight scheduled and Internet-related services; in-flight sale of beverages, food, and merchandise; and marketing of car hire and accommodation services, and travel insurance through its website and mobile app. In addition, the company offers aircraft and passenger handling, ticketing, and maintenance and repair services; and markets car parking, attractions, and activities on its website and mobile app, as well as sells gift vouchers. As of June 30, 2021, it had a principal fleet of approximately 422 Boeing 737 aircrafts and 29 Airbus A320 aircrafts; and offered approximately 2,100 scheduled short-haul flights per day serving approximately 210 airports. Ryanair Holdings plc was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Swords, Ireland.

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