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How to buy Dettol shares | N/Ap

Invest in Dettol by buying Reckitt Benckiser stock in just a few minutes.

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The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused a sharp uptick in sales of cleaning products such as bleach, disinfectants and hand sanitiser.

Consumers are now flocking to buy Dettol, a British brand of cleaning and disinfectant goods, to help keep their home environment clean in the battle against coronavirus.

This has lead many would-be investors to see buying stocks in companies like Dettol as a good investing opportunity.

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Can I buy Dettol shares?

While you can't invest directly in Dettol, you can buy Reckitt Benckiser shares, which is the company that owns Dettol. Reckitt Benckiser is listed on the LSE with stock code RB.LSE the current share price is N/Ap (25-minute delay).

Dettol is owned by Reckitt Benckiser (RB) a leading Household Products business based in the UK. It opened the day at N/Ap, after a previous close of N/Ap. During the day the price has varied from a low of N/Ap to a high of N/Ap. The latest price was N/Ap (25 minute delay). Dettol (RB) is listed on the LSE and employs 37756 staff. All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

How to buy stock in Dettol

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in Ireland you’ll need to find a trading platform that offers access to international stock markets. If you’re just starting out, 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, including your ID. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser). Find the share by name or ticker symbol: RB. 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 Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser) 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 N/Ap, 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 Reckitt Benckiser, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser). 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.
Information last updated 2021-01-23.
OpenN/ApPrevious closeN/Ap
LowN/ApChange %N/A%
VolumeN/AGMT offsetN/A
IndustryHousehold & Personal ProductsCurrency symbolp
CodeRBCountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUK
NameReckitt Benckiser Group plcISINGB00B24CGK77
Currency codeGBXSectorConsumer Defensive
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees37756

Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser) share price

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An overview of Reckitt Benckiser the parent company of Dettol

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures, markets, and sells health, hygiene, and home products. The company offers acne treatment creams, facial washes, and cleansing pads; disinfection, hygiene, and first aid products; condoms, sex toys, and lubricants; heartburn and indigestion solutions; and cough and chest congestion, multi-symptom, and sinus remedies for adults and children under the Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Gaviscon, and Mucinex brands. It also provides analgesics; footcare and footwear products; sore throat medications; and women's beauty products under the Nurofen, Scholl, Strepsils, and Veet brand. In addition, the company offers fragrances and devices; water softeners; home cleaning products; dish washes; toilet bowl cleaners; disinfectants; sprays, baits, and plug-ins for pest control; stain removals; and fabric washing products under the Air Wick, Calgon, Cillit Bang, Finish, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, Vanish, and Woolite brands, as well as infant and child nutrition products under the Enfamil and Nutramigen brands. It operates in the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia/CIS, Turkey, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, and internationally. The company was founded in 1823 and is headquartered in Slough, the United Kingdom.

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