How to buy Taylor Wimpey shares

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Taylor Wimpey plc (TW) is a leading residential construction business based in the UK. Taylor Wimpey is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 6,024 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Taylor Wimpey

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

Taylor Wimpey share price

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Taylor Wimpey shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range90.7794p - 213.6448p
50-day moving average 162.1618p
200-day moving average 134.9568p
Wall St. target price187.15p
PE ratio 13.1488
Dividend yield 0.08p (12.43%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 12.1p
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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.
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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.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. 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.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. 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.
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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Is it a good time to buy Taylor Wimpey stock?

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Is Taylor Wimpey under- or over-valued?

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

Taylor Wimpey's P/E ratio

Taylor Wimpey's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Taylor Wimpey shares trade at around 13x 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.

However, Taylor Wimpey's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the residential construction industry or those of similar companies.

Taylor Wimpey's PEG ratio

Taylor Wimpey's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.76. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

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

However, it's sensible to consider Taylor Wimpey's PEG ratio in relation to those of similar companies.

Taylor Wimpey's EBITDA

Taylor Wimpey's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £557.1 million.

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

To put Taylor Wimpey's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Taylor Wimpey financials

Revenue TTM £3.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.42%
Gross profit TTM £1 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.39%
Return on equity TTM 11.84%
Profit margin 11.9%
Book value 1.136p
Market capitalisation £5.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Taylor Wimpey'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 Taylor Wimpey.

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

Taylor Wimpey's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 10.74

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Taylor Wimpey's overall score of 10.74 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

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

To gain some more context, you can compare Taylor Wimpey's total ESG risk score against those of similar companies.

Taylor Wimpey's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.12/100

Taylor Wimpey's environmental score of 3.12 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Taylor Wimpey is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Taylor Wimpey's social score

Social score: 2.66/100

Taylor Wimpey's social score of 2.66 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Taylor Wimpey is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Taylor Wimpey's governance score

Governance score: 1.96/100

Taylor Wimpey's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Taylor Wimpey is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Taylor Wimpey's controversy score

Controversy score: 1/5

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

Wondering how that compares? Below are the controversy scores of similar companies.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Taylor Wimpey plc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 10.74
Total ESG percentile 2.06
Environmental score 3.12
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 2.66
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 1.96
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 1

Taylor Wimpey share dividends

Dividend payout ratio: 12325% of net profits

Recently Taylor Wimpey has paid out, on average, around 12325% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 12.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Taylor Wimpey shareholders could enjoy a 12.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Taylor Wimpey's case, that would currently equate to about 0.08p per share.

Taylor Wimpey'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 4 June 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Taylor Wimpey's dividend payout ratio is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

Have Taylor Wimpey's shares ever split?

Taylor Wimpey's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 19 June 1989. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Taylor Wimpey shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Taylor Wimpey shares which in turn could have impacted Taylor Wimpey's share price.

Taylor Wimpey share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Taylor Wimpey's shares have ranged in value from as little as 90.7794p up to 213.6448p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TW.LSE volatility(beta: 1.86)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 Taylor Wimpey's is 1.8621. This would suggest that Taylor Wimpey's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

To put Taylor Wimpey's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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Taylor Wimpey overview

Taylor Wimpey plc operates a residential developer in the United Kingdom and Spain. The company builds various homes, such as one- and two-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom detached houses. Taylor Wimpey plc was founded in 1880 and is headquartered in High Wycombe, the United Kingdom.

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