How to buy Plus500 shares | 1525p

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Plus500 Ltd is a capital markets business based in the UK. Plus500 shares (PLUS.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 1525p – a decrease of 0.91% over the previous week. Plus500 employs 349 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £770.7 million.

How to buy shares in Plus500

  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: PLUS in this case.
  5. Research Plus500 shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Plus500 shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Plus500's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Plus500's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 1525p, which is 43.76% up on its pre-crash value of 857.6p and 134.33% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 650.8p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Plus500 shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £994.36 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 £1,710.75.

Plus500 share price

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

Plus500 shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market close1525p
52-week range619.5978p - 1658.5p
50-day moving average 1500.7206p
200-day moving average 1426.6091p
Wall St. target price24.27p
PE ratio 3.8782
Dividend yield 1.02p (6.83%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 384.2p
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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
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
eToro Free Stocks
0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
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.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
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
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum 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.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
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.
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.
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.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. 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.
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 or £25 a month
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.
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.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. 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. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is it a good time to buy Plus500 stock?

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Plus500 price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 1518p

1 month (2020-12-22) 2.71%
3 months (2020-10-22) -5.71%
6 months (2020-07-22) 22.12%

Is Plus500 under- or over-valued?

Valuing Plus500 stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Plus500's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Plus500's P/E ratio

Plus500's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Plus500 shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Plus500 financials

Revenue TTM £770.7 million
Operating margin TTM 63.09%
Gross profit TTM £354.5 million
Return on assets TTM 86.48%
Return on equity TTM 107.62%
Profit margin 54.51%
Book value 4.892p
Market capitalisation £1.5 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Plus500 share dividends

17%

Dividend payout ratio: 16.76% of net profits

Recently Plus500 has paid out, on average, around 16.76% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 6.83% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Plus500 shareholders could enjoy a 6.83% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Plus500's case, that would currently equate to about 1.02p per share.

While Plus500's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Plus500 is investing more in its future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 20 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Plus500 share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Plus500's shares have ranged in value from as little as 619.5978p up to 1658.5p. 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 Plus500's is -0.1618. This would suggest that Plus500's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Plus500 has bucked the trend.

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Plus500 overview

Plus500 Ltd. develops and operates an online trading platform for individual customers to trade contracts for difference (CFDs). The company's online trading platform allows its customers to trade CFDs on approximately 2,800 underlying financial instruments, including equities, indices, commodities, options, exchange-traded funds, cryptocurrencies, shares, and foreign exchange in approximately 50 countries in 32 languages. Its trading platform is accessible from various operating systems, such as Windows, iOS, Android, and Surface, as well as web browsers. The company was formerly known as Investsoft Ltd. and changed its name to Plus500 Ltd. in June 2012. Plus500 Ltd. was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Haifa, Israel.

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