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How to buy Manchester United shares in Ireland

6 steps guide to buying and managing Manchester United share in just a few minutes.

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Manchester United plc is a leisure business based in the US. Manchester United shares (MANU) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Manchester United employs 991 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$487 million.

How to buy shares in Manchester United from Ireland

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you're a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Manchester United Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: MANU. 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 Manchester United reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. Weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Manchester United, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Manchester United. Optimize 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.

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Manchester United share price

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Manchester United shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-05-07.
52-week rangeUSD$13.2062 - USD$20.22
50-day moving average USD$16.7006
200-day moving average USD$16.29
Wall St. target priceUSD$1435.54
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield USD$0.077 (0.46%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$-0.323

Is it a good time to buy Manchester United stock?

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Manchester United price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $N/A

1 week (2021-04-29) -100.00%
1 month (2021-04-09) -100.00%
3 months (2021-02-09) -100.00%
6 months (2020-11-09) -100.00%
1 year (2020-05-08) -100.00%
2 years (2019-05-09) -100.00%
3 years (2018-05-09) -100.00%
5 years (2016-05-09) -100.00%

Is Manchester United under- or over-valued?

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

Manchester United's PEG ratio

Manchester United's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1556.6. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Manchester United's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Manchester United's EBITDA

Manchester United's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$113.9 million.

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

Manchester United financials

Revenue TTM USD$487 million
Gross profit TTM USD$449.9 million
Return on assets TTM -1.22%
Return on equity TTM -5.96%
Profit margin -5.3%
Book value $2.489
Market capitalisation USD$2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Manchester United shares

There are currently 969,089 Manchester United shares held short by investors – that's known as Manchester United's "short interest". This figure is 8% up from 897,560 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Manchester United shares can be evaluated.

Manchester United's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Manchester United's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Manchester United shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Manchester United shares traded daily (recently around 395546.53061224). Manchester United's SIR currently stands at 2.45. In other words for every 100,000 Manchester United shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2450 shares are currently held short.

However Manchester United's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Manchester United shares, or, against the total number of tradable Manchester United shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Manchester United's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Manchester United shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0754% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Manchester United shares, roughly 75 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Manchester United.

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