How to buy India Globalization Capital (IGC) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in India Globalization Capital shares.

India Globalization Capital Inc (IGC) is a leading conglomerates business based in the US. It opened the day at $1.57 after a previous close of $1.58. During the day the price has varied from a low of $1.57 to a high of $1.63. The latest price was $1.59 (25 minute delay). India Globalization Capital is listed on the NYSE MKT and employs 50 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in India Globalization Capital

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

How has coronavirus impacted India Globalization Capital's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, India Globalization Capital's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $1.57, which is 63.37% up on its pre-crash value of $0.5751 and 496.96% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $0.263.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of India Globalization Capital shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $538.89 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 $2,492.06.

India Globalization Capital share price (NYSE MKT:IGC)

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

India Globalization Capital shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-27.
Open$1.57
High$1.63
Low$1.57
Close$1.59
Previous close$1.58
Change$0.01
Change %0.6329%
Volume622,101
Information last updated 2021-09-10.
52-week range$1.01 - $3.7
50-day moving average$1.7049
200-day moving average$1.6228
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-0.199
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Fees for buying 200x India Globalization Capital 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
Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £1.04
£232.45 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.24
£232.65 total
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£233.15 total
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£246.26 total
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£243.45 total
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£233.72 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £12.98
£244.38 total
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Is it a good time to buy India Globalization Capital stock?

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India Globalization Capital price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $1.59

1 week (2021-09-10) 3.92%
1 month (2021-08-17) 4.61%
3 months (2021-06-17) 1.92%
6 months (2021-03-17) -15.87%
1 year (2020-09-17) 33.61%
2 years (2019-09-17) 48.60%
3 years (2018-09-17) 47.22%
5 years (2016-09-16) 243.04%

Financials

Revenue TTM $391,000
Gross profit TTM $113,000
Return on assets TTM -16.85%
Return on equity TTM -30.8%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $0.657
Market capitalisation $76.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell India Globalization Capital shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "IGC.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 2.7 million India Globalization Capital shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 0.4% down from 2.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting India Globalization Capital shares can be evaluated.

Short interest ratio (SIR)

India Globalization Capital's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of India Globalization Capital shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of India Globalization Capital shares traded daily (recently around 15.7 million). India Globalization Capital's SIR currently stands at 0.17. In other words for every 100,000 India Globalization Capital shares traded daily on the market, roughly 170 shares are currently held short.

However India Globalization Capital's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of India Globalization Capital shares, or, against the total number of tradable India Globalization Capital shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case India Globalization Capital's short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 India Globalization Capital shares in existence, roughly 50 shares are currently held short) or 0.0614% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable India Globalization Capital shares, roughly 61 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against India Globalization Capital.

Find out more about how you can short India Globalization Capital stock.

India Globalization Capital share dividends

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

Have India Globalization Capital's shares ever split?

India Globalization Capital's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 19 April 2013. So if you had owned 10 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 India Globalization Capital shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for India Globalization Capital shares which in turn could have impacted India Globalization Capital's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, India Globalization Capital's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.01 up to $3.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE MKT average) beta is 1, while India Globalization Capital's is 4.6288. This would suggest that India Globalization Capital's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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