How to buy Levi’s (LEVI) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Levi's shares.

Levi Strauss & Co (LEVI) is a leading apparel manufacturing business based in the US. In the week up to 19 January Levi's shares plunged 8.48% to a closing position of $21.27. However, over the last 12 months, Levi's's share price has risen by 34.31% from $21.13. Levi's is listed on the NYSE and employs 14,800 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Levi's

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

How has coronavirus impacted Levi's's share price?

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

Its last market close was $22.15, which is 10.97% up on its pre-crash value of $19.72 and 118.44% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $10.14.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Levi's shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $541.21 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 $1,156.01.

Levi's share price (NYSE:LEVI)

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Levi's shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$28
Change %1.3571%
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range$19.0574 - $30.5943
50-day moving average$25.4522
200-day moving average$26.6034
Wall St. target price$34.81
PE ratio20.7361
Dividend yield$0.18 (1.12%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$1.114
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Fees for buying 20x Levi's shares with popular platforms

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Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £2.09
£419.61 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.04
£418.57 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £2.09
£419.61 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £9.48
£427.01 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £16.13
£433.65 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £14.25
£431.78 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £4.18
£421.70 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £14.72
£432.25 total
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Is it a good time to buy Levi's stock?

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Is Levi's 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

Levi's' current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Levi's shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.


Levi's' EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $729.2 million (£0.0 million).

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


Revenue TTM $5.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.74%
Gross profit TTM $2.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.36%
Return on equity TTM 32.65%
Profit margin 8.37%
Book value $4.004
Market capitalisation $9.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Levi's share dividends


Dividend yield: 1.12% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 1.12% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 24.76% of net profits

Levi's has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.12% of its share value annually.

Levi's has paid out, on average, around 24.76% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 1.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Levi's's case, that would currently equate to about $0.18 per share.

While Levi's's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

Levi's's most recent dividend payout was on 16 November 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 27 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Levi's's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.0574 up to $30.5943. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LEVI.US volatility(beta: 1.12)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Levi's's is 1.1215. This would suggest that Levi's's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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