How to buy Petards Group (PEG) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Petards Group shares.

Petards Group plc (PEG) is a leading security and protection services business based in the UK. In the week up to 12 January Petards Group shares surged 8.91% to a closing position of 11.98p. However, over the last 12 months, Petards Group's share price has fallen by 33.87% from 15.5p. Petards Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 109 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Petards Group

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

Fees for buying 1,000x Petards Group 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
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £0.00
£102.50 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.76
£104.26 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£110.50 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£114.45 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£110.49 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£102.50 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£112.00 total
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Petards Group share price (LSE:PEG)

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Is it a good time to buy Petards Group stock?

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Is Petards Group 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.

P/E ratio

Petards Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 23x. In other words, Petards Group shares trade at around 23x recent earnings.

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


Petards Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £210,000.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Petards Group's share price?

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

Its last market close was 11.155p, which is 23.35% up on its pre-crash value of 8.55p and 197.47% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 3.75p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Petards Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £320.00 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 £892.40.

Petards Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-18.
Previous close10.5p
Change %-2.381%
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range9.144p - 16.787p
50-day moving average10.995p
200-day moving average11.3213p
Wall St. target price34p
PE ratio23
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.5p

Do Petards Group shares pay dividends?

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

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Petards Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 9.144p up to 16.787p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PEG.LSE volatility(beta: 0.83)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 Petards Group's is 0.828. This would suggest that Petards Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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