How to buy Virgin Galactic Holdings shares | $22.44

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Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. Virgin Galactic Holdings shares (SPCE.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $22.44 – an increase of 4.86% over the previous week. Virgin Galactic Holdings employs 721 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.6 million.

How to buy shares in Virgin Galactic Holdings

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

How has Coronavirus impacted Virgin Galactic Holdings's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Virgin Galactic Holdings's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $22.44, which is 33.75% down on its pre-crash value of $33.87 and 147.68% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $9.06.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Virgin Galactic Holdings shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $696.88 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 $1,205.70.

Virgin Galactic Holdings share price

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

Virgin Galactic Holdings shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close$22.44
52-week range$6.9 - $42.49
50-day moving average $18.8851
200-day moving average $18.133
Wall St. target price$26.38
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-1.0852
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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.
eToro Free Stocks
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.
Stake
£0
£0
Zero platform fee
Join and receive a free share worth up to £100
Access unlimited commission-free trading on 3,800+ US stocks and ETFs with Stake. Capital at risk.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
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 Virgin Galactic Holdings stock?

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Virgin Galactic Holdings price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $23.05

1 week (2021-01-07) -8.28%
1 month (2020-12-15) -5.96%
3 months (2020-10-16) 2.72%
6 months (2020-07-17) -4.16%
1 year (2020-01-14) 65.00%
2 years (2019-01-14) 129.81%

Virgin Galactic Holdings financials

Revenue TTM $1.6 million
Gross profit TTM $1.8 million
Return on assets TTM -47.25%
Return on equity TTM -120.27%
Profit margin 0%
Market capitalisation $4.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Virgin Galactic Holdings shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "SPCE.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 45.3 million Virgin Galactic Holdings shares held short by investors – that's known as Virgin Galactic Holdings's "short interest". This figure is 26.8% up from 35.7 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Virgin Galactic Holdings shares can be evaluated.

Virgin Galactic Holdings's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Virgin Galactic Holdings's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Virgin Galactic Holdings shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Virgin Galactic Holdings shares traded daily (recently around 14.5 million). Virgin Galactic Holdings's SIR currently stands at 3.12. In other words for every 100,000 Virgin Galactic Holdings shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3120 shares are currently held short.

However Virgin Galactic Holdings's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Virgin Galactic Holdings shares, or, against the total number of tradable Virgin Galactic Holdings shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Virgin Galactic Holdings's short interest could be expressed as 0.22% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Virgin Galactic Holdings shares in existence, roughly 220 shares are currently held short) or 1.0104% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Virgin Galactic Holdings shares, roughly 1010 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Virgin Galactic Holdings.

Find out more about how you can short Virgin Galactic Holdings stock.

Virgin Galactic Holdings share dividends

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

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Virgin Galactic Holdings overview

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc., an integrated aerospace company, develops human spaceflight for private individuals and researchers in the United States. It also manufactures air and space vehicles. The company's spaceship operations include commercial human spaceflight, flying commercial research, and development payloads into space. In addition, it engages in the design and development, manufacturing, ground and flight testing, and post-flight maintenance of spaceflight vehicles. Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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