How to buy Rolls Royce shares | 276.8p

The coronavirus pandemic has caused extreme share price volatility. So are Rolls Royce shares a good buy?

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Along with many other industries, the performance of carmaker stocks have suffered recently due to the coronavirus. The Rolls Royce (RR) share price has dropped to levels last seen in 2009, but Rolls Royce shares may be a good buy for investors who predict the price will rebound.

It opened the day at 278.2p, after a previous close of 271.6p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 277.2p to a high of 292.4p. The latest price was 276.8p (25 minute delay). All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

Rolls-Royce Holdings (LON: RR) is a British engineering company and luxury carmaker that was originally founded in 1904.

How to buy shares in Rolls Royce

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  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: RR in this case.
  5. Research Rolls Royce shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Rolls Royce shares. It's that simple.
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Information last updated 2020-05-31.
Open278.2pPrevious close271.6p
Low277.2pChange %1.915%
Volume7081031GMT offset0
IndustryAerospace & DefenseCurrency symbolp
CodeRRCountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOUK
NameRolls-Royce Holdings plcISINGB00B63H8491
Currency codeGBXSectorIndustrials
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees51700

Rolls Royce share price

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Rolls Royce stock summary

Rolls-Royce Holdings plc (LON: RR) is a British engineering company specialising in the aerospace, defence, energy and marine industries. It is the second-largest producer of aircraft engines and one of the largest defence contractors in the world. The company licensed the rights to the Rolls-Royce car brand and logo to BMW in 1998 and no longer produces Rolls-Royce cars. Rolls-Royce Holdings (LSE: RR) was listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2011, and, as one of the 100 largest companies on the UK stock market, is also a component of the FTSE 100 Index.

Where can I buy shares in Rolls Royce

Rolls-Royce (RR) shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange under the "Aerospace and Defense" sector of the FTSE Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB). Anyone who has a trading account with a broker or share dealing platform that offers access to the London Stock Exchange can buy and sell Rolls Royce shares.

Are Rolls Royce shares a good buy?

As with the majority of the stock market, the Rolls Royce share price dropped as a result of the coronavirus stock market crash in early March. However, the RR share price had been declining for most of 2019, down from it's all-time high at the end of 2013. While investors looking to buy or sell Rolls-Royce shares will need to consider the likely impact of the coronavirus climate on its revenue and operations, it also announced it would be reducing expenditure and improve liquidity. Analysis from JP Morgan Cazenove suggested credit ratings agencies will likely downgrade the rating of aerospace companies, but Rolls Royce did not currently have the balance sheet resilience to easily navigate the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Do Rolls Royce shares pay a dividend?

Yes, Rolls Royce normally pays a twice-yearly dividend to shareholders in January and July of each year, with an ex-dividend date in October and April respectively. This is the date you'll need to be holding the share to be entitled to the dividend. However, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and its economic impacts, Rolls Royce announced it would be suspending its first dividend payment in 2020.

Rolls Royce share dividends

Financial Year Type Amount Ex-dividend date Payment date
31/12/2019 Final 7.10p 23/04/2020 01/07/2020
Interim 4.60p 24/10/2019 03/01/2020
31/12/2018 Final 7.10p 25/04/2019 25/04/2019
Interim 4.60p 25/10/2018 03/01/2019
31/12/2017 Final 7.10p 26/04/2018 02/07/2018
Interim 4.60p 26/10/2017 03/01/2018

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