How to buy Wizz Air (WIZZ) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Wizz Air shares.

Wizz Air Holdings Plc
+ p75.00 ( + 1.64%)

Wizz Air Holdings Plc (WIZZ) is a leading airlines business based in the UK. In the week up to 10 October Wizz Air shares plunged 8.67% to a closing position of 4762p. However, over the last 12 months, Wizz Air's share price has risen by 49.00% from 3186p. Wizz Air is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 3,960 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Wizz Air

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

How has coronavirus impacted Wizz Air's share price?

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

Its last market close was 4658p, which is 5.39% up on its pre-crash value of 4407p and 210.53% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 1500p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Wizz Air shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £489.45 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 £1,119.78.

Wizz Air share price (LSE:WIZZ)

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

Wizz Air shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close4700p
Change %1%
Information last updated 2021-10-16.
52-week range3054p - 5595p
50-day moving average4945p
200-day moving average4849.3887p
Wall St. target price51.17p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-476.1p
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Fees for buying 10x Wizz Air 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
£474.70 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £0.00
£474.70 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£474.70 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.82
£476.52 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£486.65 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£482.69 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£484.20 total
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Is it a good time to buy Wizz Air stock?

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Wizz Air price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 4747p

1 week (2021-10-07) -1.35%
1 month (2021-09-17) -6.11%
3 months (2021-07-16) 7.81%
6 months (2021-04-16) -4.33%
1 year (2020-10-16) 49.00%
2 years (2019-10-17) 23.46%
3 years (2018-10-17) 81.81%
5 years (2016-10-17) 219.88%

Is Wizz Air 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

Wizz Air's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 27.1754. 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 Wizz Air's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.


Revenue TTM £847.2 million
Gross profit TTM £-68,400,000
Return on assets TTM -6.54%
Return on equity TTM -54.47%
Profit margin -68.28%
Book value 10.6p
Market capitalisation £5.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Wizz Air share dividends

We're not expecting Wizz Air 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, Wizz Air's shares have ranged in value from as little as 3054p up to 5595p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WIZZ.LSE volatility(beta: 1.82)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 Wizz Air's is 1.8205. This would suggest that Wizz Air'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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