How to buy Dixons Carphone (DC) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Dixons Carphone shares.

Dixons Carphone plc
LSE: DC - GBX
SPECIALTY RETAIL
p123.50
+ p0.40 ( + 0.32%)

Dixons Carphone plc (DC) is a leading specialty retail business based in the UK. It opened the day at 131p after a previous close of 129.8p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 127.5p to a high of 131p. The latest price was 128.5p (25 minute delay). Dixons Carphone is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 35,046 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Dixons Carphone

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

How has coronavirus impacted Dixons Carphone's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Dixons Carphone's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 123.1p, which is 8.34% down on its pre-crash value of 134.3p and 130.09% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 53.5p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Dixons Carphone shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £511.04 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 £914.90.

Dixons Carphone share price (LSE:DC)

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Dixons Carphone shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-16.
Open131p
High131p
Low127.5p
Close128.5p
Previous close129.8p
Change-1.3p
Change %-1.0015%
Volume2,435,755
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week range91.3806p - 159.1661p
50-day moving average137.5686p
200-day moving average136.2695p
Wall St. target price178.64p
PE ratio135.3
Dividend yield3p (2.16%)
Earnings per share (TTM)1p
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Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£128.50 total
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£128.50 total
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£128.50 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.77
£130.27 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£140.45 total
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£136.49 total
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£138.00 total
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Is it a good time to buy Dixons Carphone stock?

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Dixons Carphone price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 128.5p

1 week (2021-10-11) 6.46%
1 month (2021-09-15) -5.03%
3 months (2021-07-16) 4.73%
6 months (2021-04-16) -10.64%
1 year (2020-10-16) 23.32%
2 years (2019-10-18) -4.25%
3 years (2018-10-18) -20.65%
5 years (2016-10-18) -61.53%

Is Dixons Carphone 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

Dixons Carphone's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 135x. In other words, Dixons Carphone shares trade at around 135x recent earnings.

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

EBITDA

Dixons Carphone's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £342 million.

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

Financials

Revenue TTM £10.3 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.29%
Gross profit TTM £1.8 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.03%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0.12%
Book value 2.078p
Market capitalisation £1.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Dixons Carphone share dividends

2.2%

Dividend yield: 2.16% of stock value

2.2%

Forward annual dividend yield: 2.16% of stock value

Dixons Carphone has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 2.16% of its share value annually.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Dixons Carphone's shares have ranged in value from as little as 91.3806p up to 159.1661p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DC.LSE volatility(beta: 1.52)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 Dixons Carphone's is 1.5222. This would suggest that Dixons Carphone'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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