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How to buy Briscoe Group shares (BGP)

We’ll show you what you need to do to buy Briscoe Group shares on the NZX.

Briscoe Group logo

Briscoe Group is the retail chain behind Briscoes Homeware, Living & Giving, and Rebel Sport. If you’d like to buy Briscoe Group (BGP) shares on New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX), keep reading for step-by-step instructions.

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How to buy shares in Briscoe Group on the New Zealand Exchange

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  2. Open and fund your share trading 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 Briscoe Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: BGP. 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 Briscoe Group 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 minimise risk through the market’s ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Briscoe Group, depending on your share trading account.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Briscoe Group. 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.

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Briscoe Group overview and background

Briscoe Group Limited is a holding company for retail stores in the homeware and sporting goods sectors. The history of the group can be traced back to the opening of the first Briscoes hardware store in Dunedin in 1862. Today, it runs more than 85 stores around New Zealand under the Briscoes Homeware, Living & Giving, and Rebel Sport brands.

Shares in the company are publicly listed on the NZX and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Briscoe Group’s head office is located in Auckland.

Performance and company results

In its full-year results for the year ended 31 January 2021, Briscoe Group Limited announced the following key results:

  • Total revenue of $701 million (an increase of 7.5%)
  • Net profit after tax of $73.2 million (an increase of 17%)
  • Gross profit of $307.1 million (an increase of 19.27%)
  • A final dividend of 13.5 cents per share
  • Online sales as mix of total Group sales, 18.82%

Key details

NameBriscoe Group LimitedIndustryDepartment Stores Business
Ticker symbolBGPISINNZBGRE0001S4
TypeOrdinary sharesDate listed on NZX14 Dec 2001
End of financial yearJanuaryChief executive officerAndrew Scott
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