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How to buy Tencent shares in Ireland

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

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Tencent Holdings Limited is an internet content & information business based in Hong Kong. Tencent shares (0700) are listed on the HK and all prices are listed in Hong Kong Dollar. Tencent employs 77,592 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of HKDHK$6.6 trillion.

How to buy shares in Tencent 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 Tencent Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: 0700. 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 Tencent 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 Tencent, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Tencent. 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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Tencent share price

Use our graph to track the performance of 0700 stocks over time.

Tencent shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week rangeHKDHK$324.2937 - HKDHK$700
50-day moving average HKDHK$592.0606
200-day moving average HKDHK$557.95
Wall St. target priceHKDHK$388.16
PE ratio 62.7379
Dividend yield HKDHK$1.2 (0.17%)
Earnings per share (TTM) HKDHK$15.0282

Is it a good time to buy Tencent stock?

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Tencent price performance over time

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

1 week (2021-01-16) N/A
1 month (2020-12-24) -100.00%
3 months (2020-10-23) -100.00%
6 months (2020-07-24) -100.00%
1 year (2020-01-24) -100.00%
2 years (2019-01-24) -100.00%
3 years (2018-01-24) -100.00%
5 years (2016-01-23) N/A

Is Tencent under- or over-valued?

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

Tencent's P/E ratio

Tencent's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 63x. In other words, Tencent shares trade at around 63x recent earnings.

Tencent's PEG ratio

Tencent's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4699. 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 Tencent's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Tencent financials

Gross profit TTM HKDHK$167.6 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.28%
Return on equity TTM 22.63%
Profit margin 26.89%
Book value HK$5.056
Market capitalisation HKDHK$6.6 trillion

TTM: trailing 12 months

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