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How to buy DGL Group shares (DGC)

Learn how to easily invest in DGL Group shares on the NZX.

DGL Group is an end-to-end chemical supply chain management company. Shares in the company (DGC) can be traded on New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) — keep reading for step-by-step instructions on how to buy DGL Group shares on the NZX.

How to buy shares in DGL 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 DGL Group. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: DGC. 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 DGL 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 DGL Group, depending on your share trading account.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of DGL 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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DGL Group overview and background

Founded in 1999 by Simon Henry, DGL Group specialises in chemical manufacturing, warehousing and distribution, and also provides waste management and environmental services. It serves clients in New Zealand, Australia and around the world, working across industries as diverse as agriculture, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals.

In New Zealand, DGL Group has chemical storage facilities in Auckland, Christchurch, Tauranga and Wellington, with chemical manufacturing available in Christchurch, Wellington and Tauranga. The group also operates facilities in five Australian states.

Across its 26 facilities in total, the company offers approximately 140,000 tonnes of manufacturing capacity, over 125,000 tonnes of chemical storage, and over 170,000 tonnes of waste processing capacity. Its head office is in Auckland.

In May 2021, DGL Group completed its initial public offering, raising AUD$100 million, and listed on the NZX and the ASX.

Key details

NameDGL Group LimitedIndustryChemical Manufacturing, Storage & Distribution
Ticker symbolDGCISINAU0000149338
TypeOrdinary SharesDate listed on NZX24 May 2021
End of financial yearJuneChief executive officerSimon Henry
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