How to buy Spire Healthcare Group (SPI) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Spire Healthcare Group shares.

Spire Healthcare Group Plc (SPI) is a publicly traded medical care facilities business based in the UK. It opened the day at 230.5p after a previous close of 234p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 229.5p to a high of 235p. The latest price was 232p (25 minute delay). Spire Healthcare Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 12,563 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Spire Healthcare 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: SPI in this case.
  5. Research Spire Healthcare Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Spire Healthcare 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 100x Spire Healthcare 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
£232.00 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£240.00 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£232.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£243.95 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£233.78 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£239.99 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£241.50 total
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Spire Healthcare Group share price (LSE:SPI)

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

Spire Healthcare Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 232p

1 week (2022-09-23) 3.80%
1 month (2022-08-30) 0.22%
3 months (2022-06-30) -1.28%
6 months (2022-03-30) -5.31%
1 year (2021-09-29) 8.92%
2 years (2020-09-30) 144.21%
3 years (2019-09-30) 107.89%
5 years (2017-09-29) 3.16%

Is it a good time to buy Spire Healthcare Group stock?

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Is Spire Healthcare 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

Spire Healthcare 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 112x. In other words, Spire Healthcare Group shares trade at around 112x 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.

EBITDA

Spire Healthcare Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £156.1 million.

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

Spire Healthcare Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-22.
Open230.5p
High235p
Low229.5p
Close232p
Previous close234p
Change-2p
Change %-0.8547%
Volume1,427,168
Information last updated 2022-09-25.
52-week range201p - 256.5p
50-day moving average235.94p
200-day moving average232.0181p
Wall St. target price293.14p
PE ratio111.75
Dividend yield0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.02p

Do Spire Healthcare Group shares pay dividends?

4.9%

Forward annual dividend yield: 4.94% of stock value

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 May 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Spire Healthcare Group dividend history

Dividend Type Ex-dividend date Payment date
£0.013 Interim 14/11/2019 10/12/2019
£0.025 Final 30/05/2019 25/06/2019
£0.013 Interim 16/11/2018 11/12/2018
£0.025 Final 31/05/2018 26/06/2018
£0.013 Interim 16/11/2017 12/12/2017
£0.025 Final 01/06/2017 27/06/2017
£0.013 Interim 17/11/2016 13/12/2016
£0.024 Final 02/06/2016 28/06/2016
£0.013 Interim 19/11/2015 15/12/2015
£0.018 Final 04/06/2015 30/06/2015

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Spire Healthcare Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 201p up to 256.5p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SPI.LSE volatility(beta: 1.33)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 Spire Healthcare Group's is 1.3302. This would suggest that Spire Healthcare 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).

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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