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Ocado Group plc (OCDO) is a leading grocery stores business based in the UK. It opened the day at 2050p after a previous close of 2044p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 2005p to a high of 2061.105p. The latest price was 2051p (25 minute delay). Ocado is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 15,152 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Ocado

  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: OCDO in this case.
  5. Research Ocado shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Ocado shares. It's that simple.

How has Coronavirus impacted Ocado's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Ocado's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 2021p, which is 43.81% up on its pre-crash value of 1135.5p and 103.32% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 994.0121p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Ocado shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £1,015.69 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 £1,622.05.

Ocado share price

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

Ocado shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-07-02.
Open2050p
High2061.105p
Low2005p
Close2051p
Previous close2044p
Change 7p
Change % 0.342%
Volume 937,283
Information last updated 2020-08-02.
52-week range994.0121p - 2249p
50-day moving average 1856.4109p
200-day moving average 1582.575p
Wall St. target price985.69p
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) -24.7p
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Your first 50 trades are free with Fineco, until 30/09/2020. T&Cs apply. Capital at risk.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor Pension
£25/month
Over 2,500 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
Moneyfarm Pension
0.35%-0.75%
7 funds
£1,500 (initial investment)
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Capital is at risk.

Is it a good time to buy Ocado stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

Ocado price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 2051p

1 week (2020-07-29) N/A
1 month (2020-07-08) 0.49%
3 months (2020-05-05) N/A
6 months (2020-02-05) N/A
1 year (2019-08-05) N/A
2 years (2018-08-05) N/A
3 years (2017-08-05) N/A
5 years (2015-08-05) N/A

Is Ocado under- or over-valued?

Valuing Ocado stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Ocado's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Ocado's EBITDA

Ocado's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £60.2 million.

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

To put Ocado's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Ocado financials

Revenue TTM £2 billion
Operating margin TTM 0.12%
Gross profit TTM £597.3 million
Return on assets TTM 0.07%
Return on equity TTM -14.06%
Profit margin -6.27%
Book value 1.554p
Market capitalisation £15.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Ocado share dividends

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

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Ocado share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Ocado's shares have ranged in value from as little as 994.0121p up to 2249p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OCDO.LSE volatility(beta: 1.06)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 Ocado's is 1.0599. This would suggest that Ocado'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).

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

Ocado overview

Ocado Group plc operates as an online grocery retailer in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Ocado Retail, UK Solutions & Logistics, and International Solutions. It sells general merchandise products on its Ocado.com; and operates Fetch, a pet store, as well as Sizzle, a kitchen and dining store. The company also provides online retail solutions; and customer fulfillment centers (CFCs) and logistics services for Ocado Retail and Morrisons. Ocado Group plc has a strategic partnership with The Kroger Co. to construct three new CFCs in the Great Lakes, Pacific Northwest, and West regions. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Hatfield, the United Kingdom.

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