How to buy Shiresome shares | 241.5p

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Shires Income is an asset management business based in the UK. Shiresome shares (SHRS.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 241.5p – an increase of 2.11% over the previous week. Shiresome employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £4.7 million.

How to buy shares in Shiresome

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

How has Coronavirus impacted Shiresome's share price?

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

Its last market close was 241.5p, which is 15.26% down on its pre-crash value of 285p and 52.99% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 157.85p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Shiresome shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £574.07 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 £850.54.

Shiresome share price

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

Shiresome shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market close241.5p
52-week range152.9413p - 289.6148p
50-day moving average 232.193p
200-day moving average 222.305p
PE ratio 20.8696
Dividend yield 0.12p (5.32%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 11.5p
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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.
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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.
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.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
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 Shiresome stock?

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Shiresome price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 241.5p

1 week (2021-01-08) -6.03%
1 month (2020-12-15) 4.09%
3 months (2020-10-16) 16.11%
6 months (2020-07-15) 4.55%
1 year (2020-01-15) -17.29%
2 years (2019-01-15) 0.42%
3 years (2018-01-15) -16.00%
5 years (2016-01-15) 22.28%

Is Shiresome under- or over-valued?

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

Shiresome's P/E ratio

Shiresome's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Shiresome shares trade at around 21x 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.

Shiresome financials

Revenue TTM £4.7 million
Operating margin TTM 82.95%
Gross profit TTM £4.2 million
Return on assets TTM 2.39%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 74.02%
Book value 2.707p
Market capitalisation £73.8 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shiresome'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 Shiresome.

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

Shiresome's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 28.8

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Shiresome's overall score of 28.8 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

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

Shiresome's environmental score

Environmental score: 10.74/100

Shiresome's environmental score of 10.74 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Shiresome is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Shiresome's social score

Social score: 13.08/100

Shiresome's social score of 13.08 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Shiresome is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Shiresome's governance score

Governance score: 13.83/100

Shiresome's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Shiresome is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Shires Income was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 28.8
Total ESG percentile 7
Environmental score 10.74
Environmental score percentile 7
Social score 13.08
Social score percentile 7
Governance score 13.83
Governance score percentile 7

Shiresome share dividends

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

Shiresome share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Shiresome's shares have ranged in value from as little as 152.9413p up to 289.6148p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SHRS.LSE volatility(beta: 0.84)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 Shiresome's is 0.8438. This would suggest that Shiresome's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Shiresome overview

Shires Income PLC is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. The fund is co-managed by Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in ordinary, convertible, and preference shares of companies. The fund employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach with a focus on factors like management, business focus, balance sheet, corporate governance, financial ratios, market, peer group, and business prospects to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE All-Share Index (Total Return). Shires Income PLC was formed in 1929 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.

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