How to buy Total Produce (TOT) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Total Produce shares.

Total Produce plc (TOT) is a publicly traded farm products business based in the UK. It opened the day at 230p after a previous close of 227.09p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 230p to a high of 230p. The latest price was 230p (25 minute delay). Total Produce is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 5,974 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Total Produce

  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: TOT in this case.
  5. Research Total Produce shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Total Produce 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 Total Produce 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
£230.00 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£238.00 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£230.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£241.95 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£231.78 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£237.99 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£239.50 total
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Total Produce share price (LSE:TOT)

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

Total Produce price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 230p

2 years (2020-09-30) 113.20%
3 years (2019-10-01) 96.58%
5 years (2017-09-29) 14.14%

Is it a good time to buy Total Produce stock?

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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 Total Produce 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

Total Produce's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 19x. In other words, Total Produce shares trade at around 19x 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.


Total Produce's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £88 million.

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

Total Produce shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-28.
Previous close227.09p
Change %1.2814%
Information last updated 2021-09-02.
52-week range0p - 0p
50-day moving average179.971p
200-day moving average177.3659p
PE ratio18.5393
Dividend yield3.7p (1.95%)
Earnings per share (TTM)8.9p

Do Total Produce shares pay dividends?


Dividend yield: 1.95% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 1.93% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 58.45% of net profits

Total Produce has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.95% of its share value annually.

Total Produce has paid out, on average, around 58.45% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.93% 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 1.93% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Total Produce's case, that would currently equate to about 3.7p per share.

Total Produce'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 28 April 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Total Produce's shares have ranged in value from as little as 0p up to 0p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

TOT.LSE volatility(beta: 1.4)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 Total Produce's is 1.4034. This would suggest that Total Produce'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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