How to buy Washington Prime (WPG) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Washington Prime shares.

Washington Prime Group Inc (WPG) is a leading reit-retail business based in the US. It opened the day at $2.12 after a previous close of $2.11. During the day the price has varied from a low of $2.07 to a high of $2.18. The latest price was $2.18 (25 minute delay). Washington Prime is listed on the NYSE and employs 717 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Washington Prime

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

How has coronavirus impacted Washington Prime's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Washington Prime's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $0.8067, which is 96.70% down on its pre-crash value of $24.48 (accounting for the 22 December 2020 split) and 848.31% down on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $7.65 (accounting for the 22 December 2020 split).

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Washington Prime shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $359.73 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 $29.58.

Washington Prime share price (NYSE:WPG)

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Washington Prime shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$2.12
High$2.18
Low$2.07
Close$2.18
Previous close$2.11
Change$0.07
Change %3.3175%
Volume1,413,521
Information last updated 2021-11-21.
52-week range$0.74 - $16.5499
50-day moving average$1.0959
200-day moving average$1.9979
Wall St. target price$3
Dividend yield$0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-15.834
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Fees for buying 100x Washington Prime shares with popular platforms

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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £0.82
£165.04 total
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£165.86 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.16
£164.38 total
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£165.04 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.39
£172.61 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £13.59
£177.81 total
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£174.67 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £11.55
£175.77 total
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Is it a good time to buy Washington Prime stock?

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Is Washington Prime 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.

EBITDA

Washington Prime's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $231.5 million (£0.0 million).

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

Financials

Revenue TTM $543.4 million
Operating margin TTM 6.72%
Gross profit TTM $307.5 million
Return on assets TTM 0.55%
Return on equity TTM -55.02%
Profit margin -55.13%
Book value $9.761
Market capitalisation $20.4 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Washington Prime share dividends

Washington Prime's most recent dividend payout was on 22 December 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Washington Prime's shares ever split?

Washington Prime's shares were split on a 1:9 basis on 22 December 2020. So if you had owned 9 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Washington Prime shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 800% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Washington Prime shares which in turn could have impacted Washington Prime's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Washington Prime's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.74 up to $16.5499. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WPG.US volatility(beta: 1.46)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Washington Prime's is 1.4585. This would suggest that Washington Prime'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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