How to buy John Wood Group shares

John Wood Group shares have increased 2.11% from yesterday's closing price (140.3p). Learn how to easily invest in John Wood Group shares.

John Wood Group PLC (WG) is a publicly traded oil and gas integrated business based in the UK. In the week up to 17 May John Wood Group shares plunged 38.98% to a closing position of 135.1p. However, over the last 12 months, John Wood Group's share price has risen by 7.50% from 238.6p. John Wood Group is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 35,573 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in John Wood Group

  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: WG in this case.
  5. Research John Wood Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your John Wood Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.
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Fees for buying 100x John Wood Group 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 Customer rating Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
Freetrade logo ★★★★★ £0 - £9.99 No minimum £0.00
£256.50 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo ★★★★★ £0 $50 £0.00
£256.50 total
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IG Share Dealing logo ★★★★★ £0 £250 £8.00
£264.50 total
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CMC Invest share dealing account logo Not yet rated £0 No minimum £0.00
£256.50 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo ★★★★★ £0 £1 £11.95
£268.45 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo ★★★★★ £0 No minimum £1.78
£258.28 total
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Is it a good time to buy John Wood Group stock?

Only you can make the decision on the time to leap. The gauge below shows real-time ratings that are based on 26 popular indicators such as moving averages, for specific time periods. It's not a recommendation but is simply technical analysis that can form part of your research.

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is John Wood Group 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. Check out the John Wood Group P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA

John Wood Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.2. 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 John Wood Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

John Wood Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £148.8 million.

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

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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