How to buy Hansard Global shares

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Hansard Global Plc is an insurance-life business based in the UK. Hansard Global shares (HSD.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Hansard Global employs 192 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £51.4 million.

How to buy shares in Hansard Global

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

Hansard Global share price

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Hansard Global shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
Latest market closeN/Ap
52-week range21.8221p - 49p
50-day moving average 43.8382p
200-day moving average 35.9296p
Wall St. target price115.5p
PE ratio 14.6875
Dividend yield 0.04p (9.47%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 3.2p
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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.
eToro Free Stocks
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 Hansard Global stock?

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Is Hansard Global under- or over-valued?

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

Hansard Global's P/E ratio

Hansard Global's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Hansard Global shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

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

Hansard Global's PEG ratio

Hansard Global's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.53. 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 Hansard Global's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Hansard Global's EBITDA

Hansard Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £6.4 million.

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

Hansard Global financials

Revenue TTM £51.4 million
Operating margin TTM 12.06%
Gross profit TTM £33.4 million
Return on assets TTM 0.3%
Return on equity TTM 16.95%
Profit margin 8.76%
Book value 0.189p
Market capitalisation £64.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hansard Global share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 14833.33% of net profits

Recently Hansard Global has paid out, on average, around 14833.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 9.47% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Hansard Global shareholders could enjoy a 9.47% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Hansard Global's case, that would currently equate to about 0.04p per share.

Hansard Global's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Hansard Global share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hansard Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as 21.8221p up to 49p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HSD.LSE volatility(beta: 0.87)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 Hansard Global's is 0.8662. This would suggest that Hansard Global's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Hansard Global overview

Hansard Global plc operates as a specialist long-term savings provider that offers savings and investment products for investors, institutions, and wealth-management groups worldwide. The company offers unit-linked regular or single premium life assurance and investment contracts; administration services; and marketing and development services. It also operates Hansard OnLine, a sales and business administration tool that is used by independent financial advisors (IFAs) and clients. The company distributes its products through IFAs, as well as through the retail operations of financial institutions. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Douglas, the United Kingdom.

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