How to buy DexCom (DXCM) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in DexCom shares.

DexCom Inc (DXCM) is a publicly traded medical devices business based in the US. It opened the day at $112.91 after a previous close of $112.92. During the day the price has varied from a low of $110.65 to a high of $113.02. The latest price was $112 (25 minute delay). DexCom is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 6,300 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in DexCom

  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: DXCM in this case.
  5. Research DexCom shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your DexCom 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 5x DexCom 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 £2.32
£465.49 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £10.63
£473.80 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £2.08
£465.26 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £4.63
£467.81 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £16.58
£479.76 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.46
£463.64 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £14.94
£478.11 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £2.32
£465.49 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £15.29
£478.47 total
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DexCom share price (NASDAQ:DXCM)

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

DexCom price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $112

1 week (2022-11-16) -2.52%
1 month (2022-10-24) 13.17%
3 months (2022-08-24) 30.35%
6 months (2022-05-25) 59.25%
1 year (2021-11-26) -24.32%
2 years (2020-11-27) 40.79%
3 years (2019-11-27) 96.90%
5 years (2017-11-27) 706.48%

Is it a good time to buy DexCom stock?

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Is DexCom 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.

P/E ratio

DexCom's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 253x. In other words, DexCom shares trade at around 253x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

PEG ratio

DexCom's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 11.0705. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value 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 DexCom's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EBITDA

DexCom's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $416.4 million (£0.0 million).

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

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 DexCom.

Total ESG risk score

DexCom's total ESG risk: 29.18

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and DexCom's overall score of 29.18 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 50th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like DexCom 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.).

Environmental score

DexCom's environmental score: 10.43/100

DexCom's environmental score of 10.43 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that DexCom is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

DexCom's social score: 17.04/100

DexCom's social score of 17.04 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that DexCom is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

DexCom's governance score: 13.2/100

DexCom's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that DexCom is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

DexCom's controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, DexCom scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that DexCom has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

DexCom Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 29.18
Total ESG percentile 50.12
Environmental score 10.43
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 17.04
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 13.2
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 2

DexCom shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-11-25.
Open$112.91
High$113.02
Low$110.65
Close$112
Previous close$112.92
Change$-0.92
Change %-0.8147%
Volume1,138,402
Information last updated 2022-11-20.
52-week range$66.8925 - $154.515
50-day moving average$99.7138
200-day moving average$94.9707
Wall St. target price$121.59
PE ratio252.7111
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$0.45

DexCom share dividends

We're not expecting DexCom 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, DexCom's shares have ranged in value from as little as $66.8925 up to $154.515. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DXCM.US volatility(beta: 1.2)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 DexCom's is 1.1995. This would suggest that DexCom's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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