How to buy Yancoal Australia (YAL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Yancoal Australia shares.

Yancoal Australia Ltd

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Yancoal Australia Ltd is a thermal coal business based in Australia. Yancoal Australia shares (YAL) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian Dollars. Yancoal Australia has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3.3 billion. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in Yancoal 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 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 Yancoal Australia . Find the share by name or ticker symbol: YAL. 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 Yancoal Australia 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, 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 Yancoal Australia . 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.

Yancoal Australia stock price (ASX:YAL)

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

Yancoal Australia shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-09-19.
52-week range$1.88 - $2.75
50-day moving average $2.2989
200-day moving average $2.1832
Target price$0.5
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.212 (8.03%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.344

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Is it a good time to buy Yancoal Australia stock?

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Yancoal Australia price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$2.54

1 week (2021-09-17) 1.60%
1 month (2021-08-25) 20.38%
3 months (2021-06-25) 25.74%
6 months (2021-03-25) 13.90%
1 year (2020-09-25) 27.00%
2 years (2019-09-25) -15.61%
3 years (2018-09-25) -98.34%
5 years (2016-09-23) -98.47%

Is Yancoal Australia under- or over-valued?

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

Yancoal Australia 's EBITDA

Yancoal Australia 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $479 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Yancoal Australia 's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Yancoal Australia financials

Revenue TTM $3.3 billion
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM -1.64%
Return on equity TTM -30.3%
Profit margin -54.1%
Book value 3.956
Market capitalisation $3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Yancoal Australia share dividends

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

Have Yancoal Australia 's shares ever split?

Yancoal Australia 's shares were split on a 1:35 basis on 28 September 2018. So if you had owned 35 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 Yancoal Australia shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 3400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Yancoal Australia shares which in turn could have impacted Yancoal Australia 's share price.

Yancoal Australia share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Yancoal Australia 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.88 up to $2.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

YAL.AU volatility(beta: 0.51)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 Yancoal Australia 's is 0.5086. This would suggest that Yancoal Australia 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Yancoal Australia overview

Yancoal Australia Ltd engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of metallurgical and thermal coal in Japan, Singapore, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Australia, and internationally. It owns 95% interests in the Moolarben coal mine located in the Western Coalfields of New South Wales; 100% interests in the Stratford Duralie mines located within the New South Wales Gloucester Basin; 100% interests in the Yarrabee mine located to the northeast of Blackwater in Central Queensland's Bowen Basin; and 80% interests in the Mount Thorley mine and 84.5% interests in the Warkworth mine in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales. It also manages six other projects in New South Wales, Queensland, and Western Australia. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Sydney, Australia. Yancoal Australia Ltd is a subsidiary of Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited.

Yancoal Australia in the news

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