How to buy Warpaint London (W7L) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Warpaint London shares.

Warpaint London PLC (W7L) is a leading household and personal products business based in the UK. In the week up to 17 January Warpaint London shares surged 8.17% to a closing position of 165.5p. Over the last 12 months, Warpaint London's share price has risen by an impressive 94.59% from 92.5p. Warpaint London is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 113 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Warpaint London

  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: W7L in this case.
  5. Research Warpaint London shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Warpaint London shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

Fees for buying 100x Warpaint London 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
£180.00 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£181.78 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£188.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£191.95 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£187.99 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£180.00 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£189.50 total
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Warpaint London share price (LSE:W7L)

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Is it a good time to buy Warpaint London stock?

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Is Warpaint London 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

Warpaint London's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 316x. In other words, Warpaint London shares trade at around 316x 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.


Warpaint London's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £4.7 million.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Warpaint London's share price?

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

Its last market close was 162.5p, which is 40.80% up on its pre-crash value of 96.2p and 350.89% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 36.04p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Warpaint London shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £488.67 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 £2,062.58.

Warpaint London shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-02.
Previous close177.5p
Change %1.4085%
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range84.9713p - 239.9636p
50-day moving average161.56p
200-day moving average163.305p
Wall St. target price250p
PE ratio316.08
Dividend yield5.5p (3.51%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.5p

Do Warpaint London shares pay dividends?


Dividend yield: 3.51% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 3.51% of stock value

Warpaint London has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 3.51% of its share value annually.

Warpaint London has paid out, on average, around 1048.63% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.51% 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 3.51% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Warpaint London's case, that would currently equate to about 5.5p per share.

Warpaint London'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 11 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Warpaint London dividend history

Dividend Type Ex-dividend date Payment date
£0.025 Interim 11/11/2021 26/11/2021
£0.03 Final 17/06/2021 05/07/2021
£0.028 Interim 05/11/2020 20/11/2020
£0.015 Interim 31/10/2019 15/11/2019
£0.029 Final 13/06/2019 01/07/2019
£0.015 Interim 01/11/2018 16/11/2018
£0.026 Final 05/07/2018 20/07/2018
£0.014 Interim 02/11/2017 17/11/2017

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Warpaint London's shares have ranged in value from as little as 84.9713p up to 239.9636p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

W7L.LSE volatility(beta: 1.33)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 Warpaint London's is 1.3283. This would suggest that Warpaint London's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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