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How to buy Riot Blockchain (RIOT) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Riot Blockchain shares.

Riot Blockchain Inc (RIOT) is a leading capital markets business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$10.17 after a previous close of US$10.06. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD9.885 to a high of USD11.03. The latest price was USD10.96 (25 minute delay). Riot Blockchain is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Riot Blockchain

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a company listed in the US from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. 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, which will typically include your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Riot Blockchain. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: RIOT. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment that matches your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Riot Blockchain reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying using consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$10.06, 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 Riot Blockchain, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Riot Blockchain. 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.

Riot Blockchain stock price (NASDAQ:RIOT)

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

Have Riot Blockchain's shares ever split?

Riot Blockchain's shares were split on a 1:8 basis on 30 March 2016. So if you had owned 8 shares the day before the split, the next day you would own 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Riot Blockchain shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 700% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Riot Blockchain shares which in turn could have impacted Riot Blockchain's share price.

Riot Blockchain shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-05-20.
Previous closeUS$10.06
Change US$0.9
Change % 8.9463%
Volume 23,777,376
Information last updated 2024-05-15.
52-week rangeUS$7.8 - US$20.65
50-day moving average US$10.7592
200-day moving average US$12.0845
Target priceUS$18.05
PE ratio 24.7143
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$0.42

Riot Blockchain share growth calculator


Use the fields above to explore the returns from a historical investment. Please refer to the charts further up this page to see performance over 5 years, or other periods. Past performance doesn't indicate future results. Capital is at risk.

Riot Blockchain price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $10.96

1 week (2024-05-14) 12.07%
1 month (2024-04-19) 20.04%
3 months (2024-02-21) -27.42%
6 months (2023-11-21) -1.88%
1 year (2023-05-19) -1.08%
2 years (2022-05-20) 60.23%
3 years (2021-05-21) -52.01%
5 years (2019-05-21) 167.32%

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Is it a good time to buy Riot Blockchain stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. However, this is not a recommendation. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

Is Riot Blockchain under- or over-valued?

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

Riot Blockchain's P/E ratio

Riot Blockchain's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, Riot Blockchain shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Riot Blockchain's EBITDA

Riot Blockchain's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$238.4 million (£0.0 million).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Riot Blockchain's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure stock profitability.

Riot Blockchain share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Riot Blockchain's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$7.8 up to US$20.65. 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 (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Riot Blockchain's is 4.193. This would suggest that Riot Blockchain's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Riot Blockchain financials

Revenue TTM US$286.7 million
Operating margin TTM 222.3%
Gross profit TTM US$65.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.42%
Return on equity TTM 8.06%
Profit margin 50.15%
Book value 9.237
Market capitalisation US$3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Riot Blockchain share dividends

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

Riot Blockchain overview

Riot Platforms, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a bitcoin mining company in North America. The company operates through three segments: Bitcoin Mining, Data Center Hosting, and Engineering. It also provides co-location services for institutional-scale bitcoin mining companies; critical infrastructure and workforce for institutional-scale miners to deploy and operate their miners; operation of data centers; and maintenance/management of computing capacity. In addition, the company engages in the design and manufacturing of power distribution equipment and custom engineered electrical products; and electricity distribution product design, manufacture, and installation services primarily focused on large-scale commercial, and governmental customers, as well as a range of markets, including data center, power generation, utility, water, industrial, and alternative energy. The company was formerly known as Riot Blockchain, Inc. Riot Platforms, Inc. was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Castle Rock, Colorado.

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