How to buy Polymetal International shares

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Polymetal International plc (POLY) is a leading other precious metals & mining business based in the UK. Polymetal International is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 12,083 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Polymetal International

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

Polymetal International share price

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Polymetal International shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range955.0444p - 2052.9895p
50-day moving average 1702.8235p
200-day moving average 1766.324p
Wall St. target price10.89p
PE ratio 11.4397
Dividend yield 0.62p (3.66%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 147.6p
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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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Is it a good time to buy Polymetal International stock?

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Is Polymetal International under- or over-valued?

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

Polymetal International's P/E ratio

Polymetal International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Polymetal International shares trade at around 11x 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.

Polymetal International's EBITDA

Polymetal International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping £1.3 billion.

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

Polymetal International financials

Revenue TTM £2.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 42.05%
Gross profit TTM £1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 15.05%
Return on equity TTM 42.9%
Profit margin 29.06%
Book value 3.512p
Market capitalisation £8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Polymetal International's 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 Polymetal International.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Polymetal International's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 26.8

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Polymetal International's overall score of 26.8 (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 Polymetal International 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.).

Polymetal International's environmental score

Environmental score: 13.94/100

Polymetal International's environmental score of 13.94 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Polymetal International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Polymetal International's social score

Social score: 11.78/100

Polymetal International's social score of 11.78 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Polymetal International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Polymetal International's governance score

Governance score: 8.58/100

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

Polymetal International's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Polymetal International plc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 26.8
Total ESG percentile 27.14
Environmental score 13.94
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 11.78
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 8.58
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 2

Polymetal International share dividends

42%

Dividend payout ratio: 42.36% of net profits

Recently Polymetal International has paid out, on average, around 42.36% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.66% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Polymetal International shareholders could enjoy a 3.66% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Polymetal International's case, that would currently equate to about 0.62p per share.

While Polymetal International's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Polymetal International may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Polymetal International share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Polymetal International's shares have ranged in value from as little as 955.0444p up to 2052.9895p. 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 Polymetal International's is -0.0112. This would suggest that Polymetal International's shares have been inversely-correlated to the average (for this exchange) – so when the broader market trended up or down, Polymetal International has bucked the trend.

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Polymetal International overview

Polymetal International plc operates as a precious metals mining company in Russia, Kazakhstan, East Asia, and Europe. The company operates through five segments: Magadan, Ural, Khabarovsk, Kazakhstan, and Yakutia. It is involved in the exploration, extraction, processing, and reclamation of gold, silver, copper, zinc, and platinum group metals. The company's flagship project is the Kyzyl property located in the East Kazakhstan Region, Kazakhstan. Polymetal International plc was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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