How to buy Virgin Money UK (VMUK) shares

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Virgin Money UK PLC
LSE: VMUK - GBX
BANKS-REGIONAL
p195.10
+ p2.15 ( + 1.11%)

Virgin Money UK PLC (VMUK) is a leading banks-regional business based in the UK. In the week up to 12 September Virgin Money UK shares plunged 9.60% to a closing position of 191.55p. However, over the last 12 months, Virgin Money UK's share price has risen by a staggering 125.09% from 85.3p. Virgin Money UK is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 9,275 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Virgin Money UK

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

How has coronavirus impacted Virgin Money UK's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Virgin Money UK's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 195.1p, which is 6.84% up on its pre-crash value of 181.75p and 323.21% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 46.1p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Virgin Money UK shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £322.49 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 £1,154.45.

Virgin Money UK share price (LSE:VMUK)

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

Virgin Money UK shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open188.45p
High192.65p
Low186.2p
Close192p
Previous close187.1p
Change4.9p
Change %2.6189%
Volume1,582,653
Information last updated 2021-09-19.
52-week range70.1823p - 216.9p
50-day moving average203.1014p
200-day moving average198.4168p
Dividend yield3.1p (1.61%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-11.3p
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Fees for buying 100x Virgin Money UK 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
Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£192.00 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £0.00
£192.00 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£193.78 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£203.95 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£199.99 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£192.00 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£201.50 total
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Is it a good time to buy Virgin Money UK stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

Virgin Money UK price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 192p

1 week (2021-09-13) -1.21%
1 month (2021-08-20) -4.48%
3 months (2021-06-18) -1.99%
6 months (2021-03-19) -0.60%
1 year (2020-09-18) 125.09%
2 years (2019-09-19) 59.80%
3 years (2018-09-19) -42.03%
5 years (2016-09-19) -25.00%

Is Virgin Money UK 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

Virgin Money UK's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.0891. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

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

Financials

Revenue TTM £1.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 15.6%
Gross profit TTM £942 million
Return on assets TTM -0.09%
Return on equity TTM -1.64%
Profit margin -15.23%
Book value 3.528p
Market capitalisation £2.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Virgin Money UK share dividends

1.6%

Dividend yield: 1.61% of stock value

1.8%

Forward annual dividend yield: 1.82% of stock value

Virgin Money UK has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.61% of its share value annually.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 17 January 2019 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Virgin Money UK's shares have ranged in value from as little as 70.1823p up to 216.9p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

VMUK.LSE volatility(beta: 2.14)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 Virgin Money UK's is 2.1425. This would suggest that Virgin Money UK's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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