How to buy Weibo (WB) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Weibo shares.

Weibo
NASDAQ: WB - USD
$32.31
- $1.17 ( - 3.49%)
INTERNET CONTENT & INFORMATION

Weibo Corporation (WB) is a leading internet content and information business based in China. On 1 December Weibo shares plunged 9.57% to a closing position of $36. However, over the last 12 months, Weibo's share price has risen by 47.28% from $40.76. Weibo is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 5,073 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Weibo

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

How has coronavirus impacted Weibo's share price?

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

Its last market close was $33.48, which is 22.64% down on its pre-crash value of $43.28 and 13.49% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $29.5.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Weibo shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $772.59 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 $758.99.

Weibo share price (NASDAQ:WB)

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

Weibo shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$60.58
High$61.015
Low$59.46
Close$60.03
Previous close$59.72
Change$0.31
Change %0.5191%
Volume972,788
Information last updated 2021-12-06.
52-week range$30.38 - $64.7
50-day moving average$45.1096
200-day moving average$50.4338
Wall St. target price$58.86
PE ratio21.4343
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$1.492
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Fees for buying 10x Weibo shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and 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 $50 £2.27
£456.88 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £4.55
£459.15 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.45
£455.06 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £2.27
£456.88 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £9.88
£464.49 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £16.50
£471.10 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £14.81
£469.42 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £15.18
£469.79 total
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Is it a good time to buy Weibo 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.

Is Weibo 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

Weibo's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 21x. In other words, Weibo shares trade at around 21x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

PEG ratio

Weibo's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.7862. Higher PEG ratios such as this can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value 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 Weibo's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

EBITDA

Weibo's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $747.4 million (£566 million).

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

Financials

Revenue TTM $2.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 32.33%
Gross profit TTM $1.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 6.71%
Return on equity TTM 11.42%
Profit margin 15.86%
Book value $14.086
Market capitalisation $7.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Weibo share dividends

We're not expecting Weibo 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, Weibo's shares have ranged in value from as little as $30.38 up to $64.7. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WB.US volatility(beta: 1.04)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Weibo's is 1.039. This would suggest that Weibo's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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