How to buy John Menzies (MNZS) shares

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John Menzies plc
+ p7.00 ( + 2.43%)

John Menzies plc (MNZS) is a leading airports and air services business based in the UK. It opened the day at 305p after a previous close of 304.5p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 305p to a high of 318p. The latest price was 308p (25 minute delay). John Menzies is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 23,986 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in John Menzies

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

How has coronavirus impacted John Menzies's share price?

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

Its last market close was 287.5p, which is 29.96% down on its pre-crash value of 410.5p and 329.75% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 66.9p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of John Menzies shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £185.01 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 £673.30.

John Menzies share price (LSE:MNZS)

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John Menzies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close304.5p
Change %1.1494%
Information last updated 2021-10-25.
52-week range100.2p - 365.6539p
50-day moving average296p
200-day moving average313.9753p
Wall St. target price475.5p
Dividend yield0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-43p
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Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£308.00 total
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£308.00 total
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£308.00 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.79
£309.79 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£319.95 total
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£315.99 total
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£317.50 total
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Is it a good time to buy John Menzies stock?

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Is John Menzies 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.


John Menzies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £53.2 million.

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


Revenue TTM £808.5 million
Operating margin TTM 4.16%
Gross profit TTM £655 million
Return on assets TTM 2.34%
Return on equity TTM -607.09%
Profit margin -4.54%
Book value 1.038p
Market capitalisation £264.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

John Menzies share dividends


Forward annual dividend yield: 26.18% of stock value

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 October 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have John Menzies's shares ever split?

John Menzies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 18 June 1984. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your John Menzies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for John Menzies shares which in turn could have impacted John Menzies's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, John Menzies's shares have ranged in value from as little as 100.2p up to 365.6539p. 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 (LSE average) beta is 1, while John Menzies's is 3.3692. This would suggest that John Menzies's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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