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How to buy TerraCom (TER) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in TerraCom shares.

TerraCom is a thermal coal business based in Australia. TerraCom shares (TER) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are in Australian dollars. TerraCom has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $371.6 million. If you're looking to buy shares, check out the steps below.

How to buy shares in TerraCom

To buy shares listed in Australia such as TerraCom , you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the ASX. Our table can help you compare share trading platforms and choose. Then follow these steps.

  1. Open and fund your brokerage account.
    Complete an application with your personal and financial details, including your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, PayPal or debit card.
  2. Search for TerraCom .
    Find the share by name or ticker symbol: TER. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  3. Purchase now or later.
    Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until TerraCom reaches your desired price. Look into dollar-cost averaging to spread out your risk, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  4. 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.
  5. Check on your investment.
    Congratulations, you own a part of TerraCom . 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.

TerraCom stock price (ASX:TER)

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

TerraCom shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-04-17.
52-week range$0.22 - $0.5838
50-day moving average $0.2509
200-day moving average $0.3673
Target price$0.14
PE ratio 1.8571
Dividend yield $0.06 (84%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.14

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Is it a good time to buy TerraCom stock?

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TerraCom price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of A$0.25

1 week (2024-04-12) -1.96%
1 month (2024-03-22) 2.04%
3 months (2024-01-22) -31.51%
6 months (2023-10-20) -42.53%
1 year (2023-04-21) -58.68%
2 years (2022-04-22) -58.33%
3 years (2021-04-22) 157.73%
5 years (2019-04-18) -59.02%

Is TerraCom under- or over-valued?

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

TerraCom 's P/E ratio

TerraCom 's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, TerraCom shares trade at around 2x 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.

TerraCom 's EBITDA

TerraCom 's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $139.4 million (£0.0 million).

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

TerraCom financials

Revenue TTM $371.6 million
Operating margin TTM 19.39%
Gross profit TTM $348.4 million
Return on assets TTM 20.78%
Return on equity TTM 66.81%
Profit margin 30.4%
Book value 0.217
Market capitalisation $208.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

TerraCom share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 95.95% of net profits

Recently TerraCom has paid out, on average, around 95.95% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 84% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), TerraCom shareholders could enjoy a 84% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In TerraCom 's case, that would currently equate to about A$0.06 per share.

TerraCom 's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 10 September 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have TerraCom 's shares ever split?

TerraCom 's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 3 December 2017. So if you had owned 10 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 TerraCom shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for TerraCom shares which in turn could have impacted TerraCom 's share price.

TerraCom share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TerraCom 's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.22 up to $0.5838. 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 TerraCom 's is 0.467. This would suggest that TerraCom 's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

TerraCom overview

TerraCom Limited develops and operates coal mines in Australia and South Africa. The company explores for hard and soft coking, thermal, and PCI coal. Its flagship property is the Blair Athol coal mine located in Clermont, Queensland. The company was formerly known as Guildford Coal Limited and changed its name to TerraCom Limited in November 2015. TerraCom Limited was founded in 2009 and is based in Clermont, Australia.

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