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Vital Metals Limited is an other industrial metals & mining business based in Australia. Vital Metals shares (VML) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Its last market close was $0.029 – a decrease of 6.45% over the previous week. Vital Metals has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $41,413.

How to buy shares in Vital Metals

  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 Vital Metals . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: VML. 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 Vital Metals 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 of $0.029, 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 Vital Metals . 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 Vital Metals 's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Vital Metals 's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $0.029, which is 65.52% up on its pre-crash value of $0.01 and 480.00% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $0.005.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Vital Metals shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $600.00 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 $2,900.00.

Vital Metals share price

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Vital Metals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-21.
Latest market closeAUDA$0.029
52-week rangeAUDA$0.005 - AUDA$0.037
50-day moving average AUDA$0.0245
200-day moving average AUDA$0.0147
Target priceN/A
PE ratio 3.5
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) AUDA$0.002

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Is it a good time to buy Vital Metals stock?

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Vital Metals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of A$0.029 on 2020-10-22

1 week (2020-10-16) -6.45%
1 month (2020-09-25) 16.00%
3 months (2020-07-23) 163.64%
6 months (2020-04-23) 190.00%
1 year (2019-10-23) 152.17%
2 years (2018-10-23) 314.29%
3 years (2017-10-23) 314.29%
5 years (2015-10-23) 66.67%

Is Vital Metals under- or over-valued?

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

Vital Metals 's P/E ratio

Vital Metals 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Vital Metals shares trade at around 4x 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.

Vital Metals financials

Revenue TTM $41,413
Gross profit TTM $41,413
Return on assets TTM -19.82%
Return on equity TTM -32.18%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.007
Market capitalisation $76.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Vital Metals share dividends

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

Have Vital Metals 's shares ever split?

Vital Metals 's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 26 November 2018. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Vital Metals shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Vital Metals shares which in turn could have impacted Vital Metals 's share price.

Vital Metals share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Vital Metals 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.005 up to $0.037. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VML.AU volatility(beta: 1.6)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 Vital Metals 's is 1.601. This would suggest that Vital Metals 's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Vital Metals overview

Vital Metals Limited explores for and develops rare earths, technology metals, and gold projects in Canada, Africa, and Germany. It holds 100% interest in the Nechalacho rare earths project located at Nechalacho in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Sydney, Australia.

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