How to buy Schroders (SDR) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Schroders shares.

Schroders PLC (SDR) is a publicly traded asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 3506p after a previous close of 3495p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 3502p to a high of 3594p. The latest price was 3594p (25 minute delay). Schroders is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 5,750 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Schroders

  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: SDR in this case.
  5. Research Schroders shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Schroders shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 10x Schroders 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 $50 £0.00
£359.40 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£367.40 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £0.00
£359.40 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£359.40 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£371.35 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.80
£361.20 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£367.39 total
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iWeb logo £0 £1 £0.00
£359.40 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£368.90 total
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Schroders share price (LSE:SDR)

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

Schroders price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 3594p

1 week (2023-01-17) 666.97%
1 month (2022-12-27) 720.36%
3 months (2022-10-28) 811.03%
6 months (2022-07-27) 54.88%
1 year (2022-01-28) 27.82%
2 years (2021-01-28) 21.22%
3 years (2020-01-28) 30.91%
5 years (2018-01-26) 13.69%

Is it a good time to buy Schroders stock?

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Is Schroders 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

Schroders's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Schroders shares trade at around 14x 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.

PEG ratio

Schroders's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.9398. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value given the current rate of growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Schroders's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EBITDA

Schroders's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £817.5 million.

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

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 Schroders.

Total ESG risk score

Schroders's total ESG risk: 27.67

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Schroders's overall score of 27.67 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 36th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Schroders 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.).

Environmental score

Schroders's environmental score: 10.62/100

Schroders's environmental score of 10.62 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Schroders is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Schroders's social score: 15.68/100

Schroders's social score of 15.68 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Schroders is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Schroders's governance score: 14.37/100

Schroders's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Schroders is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Controversy score

Schroders's controversy score: 2/5

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

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Schroders PLC was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 27.67
Total ESG percentile 35.6
Environmental score 10.62
Environmental score percentile 9
Social score 15.68
Social score percentile 9
Governance score 14.37
Governance score percentile 9
Level of controversy 2

Schroders shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open3506p
High3594p
Low3502p
Close3594p
Previous close3495p
Change99p
Change %2.8326%
Volume175,523
Information last updated 2023-01-25.
52-week range348p - 582.4582p
50-day moving average454.202p
200-day moving average455.7568p
Wall St. target price468.08p
PE ratio14.0706
Dividend yield20.7p (4.35%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.34p

Do Schroders shares pay dividends?

4.4%

Dividend yield: 4.35% of stock value

4.4%

Forward annual dividend yield: 4.35% of stock value

60.7%

Dividend payout ratio: 60.7% of net profits

Schroders has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 4.35% of its share value annually.

Schroders has paid out, on average, around 60.7% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 4.35% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 4.35% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Schroders's case, that would currently equate to about 20.7p per share.

Schroders's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Schroders's shares have ranged in value from as little as 348p up to 582.4582p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SDR.LSE volatility(beta: 1.26)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 Schroders's is 1.2553. This would suggest that Schroders's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Frequently asked questions

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.

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