How to buy British Land Co shares

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British Land Company Plc (BLND) is a leading reit-diversified business based in the UK. British Land Co is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 508 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in British Land Co

  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: BLND in this case.
  5. Research British Land Co shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your British Land Co shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

British Land Co share price

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British Land Co shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range304.0829p - 568.8422p
50-day moving average 477.7324p
200-day moving average 404.8254p
Wall St. target price651.59p
Dividend yield 0.17p (3.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) -30p
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Share dealing platform comparison

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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
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
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
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
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 British Land Co stock?

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Is British Land Co under- or over-valued?

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

British Land Co's PEG ratio

British Land Co's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 12.74. 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 British Land Co's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

However, it's sensible to consider British Land Co's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

British Land Co's EBITDA

British Land Co's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £337.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a British Land Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put British Land Co's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

British Land Co financials

Revenue TTM £603 million
Operating margin TTM 55.39%
Gross profit TTM £452 million
Return on assets TTM 1.89%
Return on equity TTM -20.02%
Profit margin -224.38%
Book value 6.793p
Market capitalisation £4.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

British Land Co's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like British Land Co.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

British Land Co's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 15.71

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and British Land Co's overall score of 15.71 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like British Land Co is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

To gain some more context, you can compare British Land Co's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.

British Land Co's environmental score

Environmental score: 6.18/100

British Land Co's environmental score of 6.18 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that British Land Co is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

British Land Co's social score

Social score: 6.96/100

British Land Co's social score of 6.96 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that British Land Co is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

British Land Co's governance score

Governance score: 8.57/100

British Land Co's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that British Land Co is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

British Land Co's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, British Land Co scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that British Land Co has managed to keep its nose clean.

Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.

    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

    British Land Company Plc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

    Total ESG score 15.71
    Total ESG percentile 6.94
    Environmental score 6.18
    Environmental score percentile 8
    Social score 6.96
    Social score percentile 8
    Governance score 8.57
    Governance score percentile 8
    Level of controversy 1

    British Land Co share dividends

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

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    British Land Co share price volatility

    Over the last 12 months, British Land Co's shares have ranged in value from as little as 304.0829p up to 568.8422p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

    BLND.LSE volatility(beta: 1.54)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 British Land Co's is 1.5393. This would suggest that British Land Co's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

    To put British Land Co's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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    British Land Co overview

    Our portfolio of high quality UK commercial property is focused on London Offices and Retail around the UK. We own or manage a portfolio valued at £13.7bn (British Land share: £10.3bn) as at 30 September 2020 making us one of Europe's largest listed real estate investment companies. Our strategy is to provide places which meet the needs of our customers and respond to changing lifestyles - Places People Prefer. We do this by creating great environments both inside and outside our buildings and use our scale and placemaking skills to enhance and enliven them. This expands their appeal to a broader range of occupiers, creating enduring demand and driving sustainable, long term performance. Our Offices portfolio comprises three office-led campuses in central London as well as high quality standalone buildings and accounts for 65% of our portfolio. Our Retail portfolio is focused on retail parks and shopping centres, and accounts for 31% of our portfolio. Increasingly our focus is on providing a mix of uses and this is most evident at Canada Water, our 53 acre redevelopment opportunity where we have plans to create a new neighbourhood for London. Sustainability is embedded throughout our business. Our places, which are designed to meet high sustainability standards, become part of local communities, provide opportunities for skills development and employment and promote wellbeing. In April 2016 British Land received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development, the UK's highest accolade for business success for economic, social and environmental achievements over a period of five years.

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