How to buy Metro Bank (MTRO) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Metro Bank shares.

Metro Bank PLC
LSE: MTRO - GBX
BANKS-REGIONAL
p115.80
+ p0.80 ( + 0.70%)

Metro Bank PLC (MTRO) is a leading banks-regional business based in the UK. In the week up to 7 October Metro Bank shares surged 12.48% to a closing position of 119p. Over the last 12 months, Metro Bank's share price has risen by an impressive 67.67% from 60p. Metro Bank is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 4,000 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Metro Bank

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

How has coronavirus impacted Metro Bank's share price?

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

Its last market close was 115.8p, which is 44.17% down on its pre-crash value of 207.4p and 67.83% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 69p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Metro Bank shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £353.55 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 £507.01.

Metro Bank share price (LSE:MTRO)

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

Metro Bank shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open101.03p
High105.7p
Low100.38p
Close100.6p
Previous close101.8p
Change-1.2p
Change %-1.1788%
Volume213,848
Information last updated 2021-10-09.
52-week range57.36p - 163p
50-day moving average103.4986p
200-day moving average106.4497p
Wall St. target price172.6p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-117.9p
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Fees for buying 100x Metro Bank shares with popular platforms

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 £0.00
£100.60 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £0.00
£100.60 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£100.60 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.76
£102.36 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£112.55 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£108.59 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£110.10 total
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Is it a good time to buy Metro Bank stock?

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Metro Bank price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 100.6p

1 week (2021-10-08) -14.89%
1 month (2021-09-16) 1.51%
3 months (2021-07-16) -1.28%
6 months (2021-04-16) -12.90%
1 year (2020-10-16) 67.67%
2 years (2019-10-16) -50.69%
3 years (2018-10-16) -96.17%
5 years (2016-10-14) -96.22%

Financials

Revenue TTM £425.4 million
Gross profit TTM £300.6 million
Return on assets TTM -0.9%
Return on equity TTM -16.3%
Profit margin -47.79%
Book value 6.652p
Market capitalisation £203.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Metro Bank share dividends

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

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Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Metro Bank's shares have ranged in value from as little as 57.36p up to 163p. 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 Metro Bank's is 2.6066. This would suggest that Metro Bank's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

To put Metro Bank's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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