How to buy Wm Morrison Supermarkets (MRW) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Wm Morrison Supermarkets shares.

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) is a leading grocery stores business based in the UK. It opened the day at 290p after a previous close of 290.6p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 289.9p to a high of 291.8p. The latest price was 290.5p (25 minute delay). Wm Morrison Supermarkets is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 118,000 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Wm Morrison Supermarkets

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

Fees for buying 100x Wm Morrison Supermarkets shares with popular platforms

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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £0.00
£290.50 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.79
£292.29 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£298.50 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£302.45 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£298.49 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£290.50 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£300.00 total
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Wm Morrison Supermarkets share price (LSE:MRW)

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Is it a good time to buy Wm Morrison Supermarkets stock?

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Is Wm Morrison Supermarkets 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

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 9.8929. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value 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 Wm Morrison Supermarkets's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

However, it's sensible to consider Wm Morrison Supermarkets's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

EBITDA

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £730 million.

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

To put that into context you can compare it against similar companies.

How has coronavirus impacted Wm Morrison Supermarkets's share price?

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

Its last market close was 286.4p, which is 35.07% up on its pre-crash value of 185.95p and 81.78% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 157.55p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Wm Morrison Supermarkets shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £970.35 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 £1,587.14.

Environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Wm Morrison Supermarkets.

Total ESG risk score

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's total ESG risk: 24.38

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Wm Morrison Supermarkets's overall score of 24.38 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 27th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Wm Morrison Supermarkets is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

To gain some more context, you can compare Wm Morrison Supermarkets's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.

Environmental score

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's environmental score: 13.51/100

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's environmental score of 13.51 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Wm Morrison Supermarkets is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's social score: 13.86/100

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's social score of 13.86 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Wm Morrison Supermarkets is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's governance score: 13.01/100

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Wm Morrison Supermarkets is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Wm Morrison Supermarkets scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Wm Morrison Supermarkets has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 24.38
Total ESG percentile 27.44
Environmental score 13.51
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 13.86
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 13.01
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 2

Wm Morrison Supermarkets shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-27.
Open290p
High291.8p
Low289.9p
Close290.5p
Previous close290.6p
Change-0.1p
Change %-0.0344%
Volume13,412,852
Information last updated 2021-11-27.
52-week range168.7414p - 297p
50-day moving average288.5483p
200-day moving average245.3066p
Wall St. target price257.89p
Dividend yield5.1p (1.78%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-1.2p

Do Wm Morrison Supermarkets shares pay dividends?

1.8%

Dividend yield: 1.78% of stock value

2.5%

Forward annual dividend yield: 2.5% of stock value

Wm Morrison Supermarkets has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.78% of its share value annually.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 26 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Wm Morrison Supermarkets's dividend yield is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Wm Morrison Supermarkets's shares have ranged in value from as little as 168.7414p up to 297p. 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 Wm Morrison Supermarkets's is 0.4603. This would suggest that Wm Morrison Supermarkets's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

To put Wm Morrison Supermarkets's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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