How to buy Hammerson shares | 25.84p

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Hammerson plc (HMSO) is a leading reit-retail business based in the UK. It opened the day at 26.03p after a previous close of 26p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 24.98p to a high of 26.49p. The latest price was 25.84p (25 minute delay). Hammerson is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 553 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Hammerson

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

How has Coronavirus impacted Hammerson's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Hammerson's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 17.79p, which is 99.68% down on its pre-crash value of 5550p (accounting for the 2 September 2020 split) and 9,068.07% down on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 1631p (accounting for the 2 September 2020 split).

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Hammerson shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £354.99 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 £3.07.

Hammerson share price

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

Hammerson shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-18.
Open26.03p
High26.49p
Low24.98p
Close25.84p
Previous close26p
Change -0.16p
Change % -0.615%
Volume 84,299,176
Information last updated 2020-12-27.
52-week range13.9396p - 100.0907p
50-day moving average 24.2618p
200-day moving average 26.6315p
Wall St. target price479.33p
Dividend yield 0.26p (0.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM) -83.3p
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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
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Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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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.
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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.
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.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
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
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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 Hammerson stock?

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Hammerson price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 25.84p

1 week (2021-01-08) 7.67%
1 month (2020-12-18) 25.84
3 months (2020-10-16) 57.75%
6 months (2020-07-17) -98.69%
1 year (2020-01-17) -99.61%
2 years (2019-01-17) -99.71%
3 years (2018-01-17) -99.80%
5 years (2016-01-15) -99.82%

Is Hammerson under- or over-valued?

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

Hammerson's EBITDA

Hammerson's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £153.8 million.

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

Hammerson financials

Revenue TTM £283.1 million
Operating margin TTM 52.53%
Gross profit TTM £316.9 million
Return on assets TTM 1.21%
Return on equity TTM -32.15%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 21.993p
Market capitalisation £1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hammerson'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 Hammerson.

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

Hammerson's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 19.6

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Hammerson's overall score of 19.6 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 11st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

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

Hammerson's environmental score

Environmental score: 10.14/100

Hammerson's environmental score of 10.14 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hammerson is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Hammerson's social score

Social score: 10.8/100

Hammerson's social score of 10.8 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Hammerson is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Hammerson's governance score

Governance score: 10.17/100

Hammerson's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Hammerson is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Hammerson plc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 19.6
Total ESG percentile 10.62
Environmental score 10.14
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 10.8
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 10.17
Governance score percentile 9

Hammerson share dividends

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

Have Hammerson's shares ever split?

Hammerson's shares were split on a 1:5 basis on 2 September 2020. So if you had owned 5 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hammerson shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 400% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hammerson shares which in turn could have impacted Hammerson's share price.

Hammerson share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hammerson's shares have ranged in value from as little as 13.9396p up to 100.0907p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HMSO.LSE volatility(beta: 1.9)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 Hammerson's is 1.9028. This would suggest that Hammerson'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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Hammerson overview

At Hammerson, we create vibrant, continually evolving spaces, in and around major cities, where people and brands want to be. We seek to deliver value for all our stakeholders and to create a positive and sustainable impact for generations to come. We own and operate high-quality flagship destinations and have investments in premium outlets in selected European countries and have a City Quarters strategy to evolve our portfolio beyond retail.

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