How to buy easyJet shares | 695.8p

The airline industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis. So should you buy easyJet shares?

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Like other airlines, the EasyJet (EZJ) share price has suffered recently due to the affect of coronavirus on the tourism industry.

It opened the day at 699.4p, after a previous close of 680p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 690.2p to a high of 719p. The latest price was 695.8p (25 minute delay). All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

Investors looking to find a bargain may want to buy shares in EasyJet at a discount if they think the company will succeed in future. EasyJet (LON:EZY) is a British low-cost airline that usually operates over 1,000 routes in more than 30 countries.

How to buy shares in easyJet

  1. Choose a share-dealing platform. If you’re a beginner, our 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: EZJ in this case.
  5. Research easyJet shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your easyJet shares. It's that simple.
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Information last updated 2020-05-31.
Open699.4pPrevious close680p
Low690.2pChange %2.324%
Volume3021298GMT offset0
IndustryAirlinesCurrency symbolp
CodeEZJCountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUK
NameeasyJet plcISINGB00B7KR2P84
Currency codeGBXSectorIndustrials
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees15000

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Zero platform fee
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Your first 50 trades are free with Fineco, until 30/09/2020. T&Cs apply. Capital at risk.
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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 & Share Account
Transfer out fee
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
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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
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Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £25 a month
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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Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
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
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Moneybox stocks and shares ISA
Fixed subscripction fee of £1 per month
Moneybox offers a general investment account, Lifetime ISA and Junior ISA and lets you manage your money with an easy-to-use app. Capital at risk.
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7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
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2,500 funds
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Interactive Investor Pension
Over 2,500 funds
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Saxo Markets Pension
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Over 2,000 funds
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Moneybox Pension
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
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7 funds
£1,500 (initial investment)
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easyJet stock summary

easyJet plc (EZY) is a British low-cost airline and was listed on the London Stock Exchange in November 2000. It is listed under the "Travel and Leisure" sector of the FTSE ICB. Despite other companies cancelling or postpoining their dividend payments in light of the coronavirus pandemic, easyJet paid out a dividend to shareholders in March.

Where can I buy easyJet shares?

easyJet shares (LON: EZY) are only available to buy on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: EZY). easyJet is also a component of the FTSE 100 Index, as it is one of the 100 largest companies on the London Stock Exchange by market capitalisation.

What affects the EasyJet share price?

Like most stocks, there are a lot of different factors that impact the EasyJet share price. This includes the company's financial and operational performance based on metrics like revenue, profits, and liabilities. The EZY share price is also affected by wider trends in the stock market, as well as the general state of the airline and tourism industries, which were deeply affected by the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the FTSE 100, the EasyJet share price may be especially impacted by big moves in the stock market as investor sentiment varies between positive and negative.

What is easyJet shares 4 me?

easyJet offer a staff share-buying plan through Equiniti to allow them to invest directly in the company using their staff share portal. There are three aspects of the easyJet employee share plan: Performance award. If easyJet meets its annual targets, it will award a free share to all its employees. Save As You Earn (SAYE). easyJet has offered a SAYE scheme since 2005, which allows staff to put aside a certain amount each time they're paid, which can then be used to buy easyJet share options at a discounted rate at the end of the scheme period. Buy As You Earn (BAYE). The easyJet buy-as-you-earn scheme lets employees invest in easyJet shares through a systematic investment plan (SIP), with easyJet matching the employee's contributions with a 1:1 ratio.

Should I buy easyJet shares now?

The airline industry has been severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, with many grounding the majority of their fleet due to international travel restrictions. This has also applied to easyJet, which recently grounded its entire fleet. The EZY share price has also taken a significant hit due to the pandemic, returning to levels last seen in 2012. According to recent analysis by the Motley Fool, it may not be the best time to buy easyJet shares, despite the current EZY share price. While the company was performing strongly before the crisis, the uncertainty around the airline industry means that it's a risky time to invest in easyJet stock.

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