How to buy Venture Life Group (VLG) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Venture Life Group shares.

Venture Life Group plc (VLG) is a leading drug manufacturers-specialty and generic business based in the UK. In the week up to 12 January Venture Life Group shares surged 47.58% to a closing position of 45.75p. Over the last 12 months, Venture Life Group's share price has risen by 1.10% from 90.5p. Venture Life Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 119 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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

Fees for buying 200x Venture Life 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.

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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £0.00
£183.00 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£184.78 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£191.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£194.95 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£190.99 total
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£183.00 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£192.50 total
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Venture Life Group share price (LSE:VLG)

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Is it a good time to buy Venture Life Group stock?

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Is Venture Life 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

Venture Life 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 151x. In other words, Venture Life Group shares trade at around 151x 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.


Venture Life Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £3.8 million.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Venture Life Group's share price?

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

Its last market close was 41p, which is 20.85% up on its pre-crash value of 32.45p (accounting for the 22 November 2020 split) and 105.31% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 19.97p (accounting for the 22 November 2020 split).

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Venture Life Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £708.33 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 £1,140.47.

Venture Life Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close91.5p
Change %0%
Information last updated 2022-01-18.
52-week range27p - 105p
50-day moving average40.661p
200-day moving average68.4578p
Wall St. target price83p
PE ratio151.1333
Dividend yield0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.3p

Do Venture Life Group shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Venture Life Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Venture Life Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as 27p up to 105p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Venture Life Group's is 0.331. This would suggest that Venture Life Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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