How to buy Simon Property Group (SPG) shares in the UK

Simon Property Group, Inc. is a real estate investment trust that invests primarily in shopping malls, outlet centres, and community centres. In December 2020, Simon Property Group, Inc. acquired Taubman Centers, Inc.

Simon Property Group Inc (SPG) is a publicly traded reit-retail business based in the US. In the week up to 15 June Simon Property Group shares plunged 15.73% to a closing position of $94.62. Over the last 12 months, Simon Property Group's share price has fallen by 23.96% from $131.07. Simon Property Group is listed on the NYSE and employs 2,400 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Simon Property 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: SPG in this case.
  5. Research Simon Property Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Simon Property Group 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 Simon Property Group shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and 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.

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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £20.07
£832.10 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.81
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Simon Property Group share price (NYSE:SPG)

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Is it a good time to buy Simon Property Group stock?

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Is Simon Property 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

Simon Property 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 15x. In other words, Simon Property Group shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). 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

Simon Property Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.8452. A PEG ratio over 1 can be interpreted as meaning shares are overvalued at the current rate of growth, or may anticipate an acceleration in growth.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Simon Property Group'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

Simon Property Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $3.7 billion (£3 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Simon Property Group'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 Simon Property Group.

Total ESG risk score

Simon Property Group's total ESG risk: 20.16

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Simon Property Group's overall score of 20.16 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 15th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Simon Property Group 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

Simon Property Group's environmental score: 12.03/100

Simon Property Group's environmental score of 12.03 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Simon Property Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Social score

Simon Property Group's social score: 10.25/100

Simon Property Group's social score of 10.25 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Simon Property Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Governance score

Simon Property Group's governance score: 8.88/100

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

Controversy score

Simon Property Group's controversy score: 1/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Simon Property Group scored a 1 out of 5 for controversy – the highest score possible, reflecting that Simon Property Group has managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Simon Property Group Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 20.16
Total ESG percentile 14.64
Environmental score 12.03
Environmental score percentile 8
Social score 10.25
Social score percentile 8
Governance score 8.88
Governance score percentile 8
Level of controversy 1

Simon Property Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-24.
Open$98.04
High$100.5213
Low$97.65
Close$99.66
Previous close$96.7
Change$2.96
Change %3.061%
Volume3,106,742
Information last updated 2022-06-25.
52-week range$93.5 - $164.6688
50-day moving average$113.6348
200-day moving average$137.1189
Wall St. target price$149.56
PE ratio14.6932
Dividend yield$6.2 (7.03%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$6.78

Do Simon Property Group shares pay dividends?

7.0%

Dividend yield: 7.03% of stock value

7.0%

Forward annual dividend yield: 7.03% of stock value

70.7%

Dividend payout ratio: 70.65% of net profits

Simon Property Group has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 7.03% of its share value annually.

Simon Property Group has paid out, on average, around 70.65% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.03% 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 7.03% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Simon Property Group's case, that would currently equate to about $6.2 per share.

Simon Property Group'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.

Simon Property Group's most recent dividend payout was on 29 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Simon Property Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $93.5 up to $164.6688. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SPG.US volatility(beta: 1.47)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Simon Property Group's is 1.4682. This would suggest that Simon Property Group's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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