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3i Infrastructure plc is an asset management business based in the UK. 3i Infrastructure shares (3IN.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 292.5p – a decrease of 0.17% over the previous week. 3i Infrastructure employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £254 million.

How to buy shares in 3i Infrastructure

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: 3IN in this case.
  5. Research 3i Infrastructure shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your 3i Infrastructure shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted 3i Infrastructure's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, 3i Infrastructure's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 292.5p, which is 5.65% down on its pre-crash value of 310p and 58.14% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 184.9637p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of 3i Infrastructure shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £603.90 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £949.69.

3i Infrastructure share price

Use our graph to track the performance of 3IN stocks over time.

3i Infrastructure shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market close292.5p
52-week range178.9975p - 307.9633p
50-day moving average 298.8971p
200-day moving average 293.9049p
Wall St. target price246.5p
PE ratio 11.6477
Dividend yield 0.09p (3.02%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 26.4p
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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
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Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
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IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy 3i Infrastructure stock?

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3i Infrastructure price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 305p

1 week (2021-01-15) 0.49%
1 month (2020-12-23) 0.16%
3 months (2020-10-23) 2.01%
6 months (2020-07-23) 2.52%
1 year (2020-01-23) 0.49%
2 years (2019-01-23) 14.36%
3 years (2018-01-23) 19.50%
5 years (2016-01-22) 41.14%

Is 3i Infrastructure under- or over-valued?

Valuing 3i Infrastructure stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of 3i Infrastructure's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

3i Infrastructure's P/E ratio

3i Infrastructure's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, 3i Infrastructure shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

3i Infrastructure financials

Revenue TTM £254 million
Operating margin TTM 81.1%
Gross profit TTM £254 million
Return on assets TTM 6.04%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 88.19%
Book value 2.545p
Market capitalisation £2.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

3i Infrastructure share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 4318.18% of net profits

Recently 3i Infrastructure has paid out, on average, around 4318.18% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.02% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), 3i Infrastructure shareholders could enjoy a 3.02% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In 3i Infrastructure's case, that would currently equate to about 0.09p per share.

3i Infrastructure's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 June 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have 3i Infrastructure's shares ever split?

3i Infrastructure's shares were split on a 15:19 basis on 15 March 2018. So if you had owned 19 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 15 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your 3i Infrastructure shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 26.7% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for 3i Infrastructure shares which in turn could have impacted 3i Infrastructure's share price.

3i Infrastructure share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, 3i Infrastructure's shares have ranged in value from as little as 178.9975p up to 307.9633p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

3IN.LSE volatility(beta: 0.52)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while 3i Infrastructure's is 0.5174. This would suggest that 3i Infrastructure's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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3i Infrastructure overview

3i Infrastructure plc is an investment firm specializing in infrastructure investments. The firm invests in early stage assets, mature assets, middle markets, mid venture, acquisitions, and projects and privatizations undergoing a period of operational ramp-up. It may invest in junior or mezzanine debt in infrastructure businesses or assets. The firm primarily invests in core infrastructure companies and assets with a focus on the utilities, transportation, energies, social infrastructure and adjacent sectors; primary PPP with a focus on greenfield projects in education, transport, healthcare; public sector accommodation sectors and low-risk energy projects with a focus on wind, solar, offshore transmission in developed markets; and mid-market economic infrastructure with a focus on low-risk energy projects. It primarily invests in unquoted companies, but may also invest in listed companies. The firm seeks to invest across the world, but with an initial focus on Europe, North America, Asia, the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest more than £50 million ($69.33 million) for an individual investment. The firm typically invests between £5 million ($6.93 million) and £50 million ($69.33 million) in primary PPP sector and £50 million and £250 million ($346.66 million) in low-risk energy projects in mid-market economic infrastructure. The firm seeks board representation in its portfolio companies and in cases where it acquires a majority equity interest in a business, that interest may also be a controlling interest. It primarily exits its investments between 20 to 30 years. 3i Infrastructure plc was founded on January 16, 2007 and is based in St. Helier, Channel Islands with an additional office in London, United Kingdom.

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