How to buy SSP Group (SSPG) shares

Learn how to easily invest in SSP Group shares.

SSP Group plc
+ p11.40 ( + 4.47%)

SSP Group plc (SSPG) is a leading restaurants business based in the UK. It opened the day at 271.9p after a previous close of 268.5p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 264.8392p to a high of 275.3p. The latest price was 269.5p (25 minute delay). SSP Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 21,798 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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

How has coronavirus impacted SSP Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, SSP Group's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was 266.4p, which is 60.00% down on its pre-crash value of 665.9999p and 94.74% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 136.8p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of SSP Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £324.62 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 £409.86.

SSP Group share price (LSE:SSPG)

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

SSP Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close268.5p
Change %0.3724%
Information last updated 2021-09-17.
52-week range140.9666p - 350.4p
50-day moving average262.4889p
200-day moving average287.2306p
Wall St. target price699.62p
Dividend yield6p (2.35%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-111.8p
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Fees for buying 100x SSP Group shares with popular platforms

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Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£269.50 total
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£269.50 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.79
£271.29 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£281.45 total
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£277.49 total
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£269.50 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£279.00 total
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Is it a good time to buy SSP Group stock?

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SSP Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 269.5p

1 week (2021-09-13) 1.70%
1 month (2021-08-20) 1.54%
3 months (2021-06-18) -11.55%
6 months (2021-03-19) -18.92%
1 year (2020-09-18) 37.36%
2 years (2019-09-20) -60.25%
3 years (2018-09-20) -64.23%
5 years (2016-09-20) -20.09%

Is SSP 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.

PEG ratio

SSP Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.37. 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 SSP 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.


SSP Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £254.9 million.

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


Revenue TTM £475.2 million
Gross profit TTM £334 million
Return on assets TTM -10.94%
Return on equity TTM -269.79%
Profit margin -126.35%
Book value 0.242p
Market capitalisation £2.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

SSP Group share dividends


Dividend yield: 2.35% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 3.4% of stock value

SSP Group has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 2.35% of its share value annually.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

SSP Group dividend history

Dividend Type Ex-dividend date Payment date
£0.06 Final 05/03/2020 27/03/2020
£0.058 Interim 06/06/2019 28/06/2019
£0.321 Special 11/04/2019 26/04/2019
£0.054 Final 28/02/2019 29/03/2019
£0.048 Interim 31/05/2018 29/06/2018
£0.209 Special 12/04/2018 27/04/2018
£0.049 Final 15/03/2018 29/03/2018
£0.032 Interim 01/06/2017 03/07/2017
£0.029 Final 02/03/2017 31/03/2017
£0.025 Interim 02/06/2016 01/07/2016
£0.022 Final 18/02/2016 16/03/2016
£0.021 Interim 04/06/2015 03/07/2015

Have SSP Group's shares ever split?

SSP Group's shares were split on a 20:21 basis on 15 April 2019. So if you had owned 21 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 20 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your SSP Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 5% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for SSP Group shares which in turn could have impacted SSP Group's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, SSP Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 140.9666p up to 350.4p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SSPG.LSE volatility(beta: 1.97)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 SSP Group's is 1.9715. This would suggest that SSP 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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