How to buy Meggitt shares | 469.6p

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Meggitt PLC (MGGT) is a leading aerospace and defence business based in the UK. It opened the day at 458.5p after a previous close of 453p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 455.7228p to a high of 469.6p. The latest price was 469.6p (25 minute delay). Meggitt is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Meggitt

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

Meggitt share price

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Meggitt shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
Open458.5p
High469.6p
Low455.7228p
Close469.6p
Previous close453p
Change 16.6p
Change % 3.6645%
Volume 612,098
Information last updated 2021-04-27.
52-week range226p - 515p
50-day moving average 477.8583p
200-day moving average 419.2056p
Wall St. target price577.07p
Dividend yield 0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 28.3p
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Fees for buying 100x Meggitt shares with popular platforms

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Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£469.60 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $200 £0.00
£469.60 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.82
£471.42 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£481.55 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£477.59 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£479.10 total
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Is it a good time to buy Meggitt stock?

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Meggitt price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 469.6p

1 week (2021-04-30) 0.77%
1 month (2021-04-08) -3.65%
3 months (2021-02-08) 9.41%
6 months (2020-11-06) 60.49%
1 year (2020-05-07) 82.23%
2 years (2019-05-07) -13.90%
3 years (2018-05-04) -1.86%
5 years (2016-05-06) 15.64%

Is Meggitt 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.

PEG ratio

Meggitt's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9265. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Meggitt's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EBITDA

Meggitt's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £270.5 million.

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

Financials

Revenue TTM £1.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 7.46%
Gross profit TTM £522.5 million
Return on assets TTM 1.8%
Return on equity TTM -14%
Profit margin -18.66%
Book value 2.611p
Market capitalisation £3.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Meggitt share dividends

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

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Meggitt's shares have ranged in value from as little as 226p up to 515p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MGGT.LSE volatility(beta: 1.82)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 Meggitt's is 1.8189. This would suggest that Meggitt'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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