How to buy Whitehaven Coal (WHC) shares
Learn how to easily invest in Whitehaven Coal shares.
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Whitehaven Coal is a thermal coal business based in Australia. Whitehaven Coal shares (WHC) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. Whitehaven Coal has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $2.3 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.
How to buy shares in Whitehaven Coal
- 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.
- 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.
- Search for Whitehaven Coal. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: WHC. 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 Whitehaven Coal reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- 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.
- Check on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Whitehaven Coal. 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.
Whitehaven Coal stock price (ASX:WHC)Use our graph to track the performance of WHC stocks over time.
Whitehaven Coal shares at a glance
|52-week range||$1.8132 - $5.55|
|50-day moving average||$5.0056|
|200-day moving average||$3.5594|
|Dividend yield||$0.08 (1.67%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.109|
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Is it a good time to buy Whitehaven Coal stock?
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Whitehaven Coal price performance over time
|1 week (2022-06-16)||-15.20%|
|1 month (2022-05-26)||-10.32%|
|3 months (2022-03-25)||0.89%|
|6 months (2021-12-24)||65.57%|
|1 year (2021-06-25)||130.03%|
|2 years (2020-06-26)||211.72%|
|3 years (2019-06-26)||22.83%|
|5 years (2017-06-26)||65.57%|
Is Whitehaven Coal under- or over-valued?
Valuing Whitehaven Coal stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Whitehaven Coal's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Whitehaven Coal's EBITDA
Whitehaven Coal's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.1 billion (£0.0 million).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Whitehaven Coal's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Whitehaven Coal financials
|Revenue TTM||$2.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||23.88%|
|Gross profit TTM||$580.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.2%|
|Return on equity TTM||-3.51%|
|Market capitalisation||$4.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Whitehaven Coal share dividends
We're not expecting Whitehaven Coal to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Whitehaven Coal share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Whitehaven Coal's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.8132 up to $5.55. 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 Whitehaven Coal's is 0.3595. This would suggest that Whitehaven Coal's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Whitehaven Coal overview
Whitehaven Coal Limited develops and operates coal mines in New South Wales and Queensland. The company operates in two segments, Open Cut Operations and Underground Operations. It produces metallurgical and thermal coal. The company operates four mines in the Gunnedah Coal Basin in North West New South Wales, three open cut mines at Maules Creek, Tarrawonga, and Werris Creek; and one underground mine at Narrabri. It sells its coal in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Thailand, New Caledonia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, China, and internationally. Whitehaven Coal Limited was founded in 1999 and is based in Sydney, Australia.
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