How to buy bluebird bio (BLUE) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in bluebird bio shares.

Bluebird bio Inc (BLUE) is a publicly traded biotechnology business based in the US. On 21 June bluebird bio shares leapt 16.85% to a closing position of $4.16. Over the last 12 months, bluebird bio's share price has risen by an impressive 52.77% from $20.01 (accounting for the 5 November 2021 split). bluebird bio is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 518 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in bluebird bio

  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: BLUE in this case.
  5. Research bluebird bio shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your bluebird bio shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 20x bluebird bio shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £2.49
£500.66 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £2.24
£500.41 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £4.98
£503.15 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £10.68
£508.85 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £16.93
£515.10 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.50
£498.67 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £15.46
£513.63 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £2.49
£500.66 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £15.73
£513.90 total
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bluebird bio share price (NASDAQ:BLUE)

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

Is it a good time to buy bluebird bio stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

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Other fees apply. Capital at risk

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Is bluebird bio under- or over-valued?

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

PEG ratio

bluebird bio's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.32. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

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

bluebird bio shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$30.43
Change %0.4601%
Information last updated 2022-06-25.
52-week range$2.87 - $21.1553
50-day moving average$3.6892
200-day moving average$7.8878
Wall St. target price$7.33
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-10.429

bluebird bio share dividends

We're not expecting bluebird bio to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, bluebird bio's shares have ranged in value from as little as $2.87 up to $21.1553. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BLUE.US volatility(beta: 1.69)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while bluebird bio's is 1.6887. This would suggest that bluebird bio's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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