How to buy ZIM Integrated Shipping Services (ZIM) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in ZIM Integrated Shipping Services shares.

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd (ZIM) is a publicly traded marine shipping business based in the US. On 8 May ZIM Integrated Shipping Services shares plunged 10.17% to a closing position of $59.43. Over the last 12 months, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's share price has fallen by 5.19% from $43.75. ZIM Integrated Shipping Services is listed on the NYSE and employs 4,427 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in ZIM Integrated Shipping Services

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

Fees for buying 20x ZIM Integrated Shipping Services 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.

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£666.92 total
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£667.25 total
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£675.29 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £18.59
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£681.88 total
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£667.25 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £17.80
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ZIM Integrated Shipping Services share price (NYSE:ZIM)

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Is it a good time to buy ZIM Integrated Shipping Services stock?

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Is ZIM Integrated Shipping Services 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

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 2x. In other words, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services shares trade at around 2x 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.

However, ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the marine shipping industry or those of similar companies.

EBITDA

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $5.9 billion (£4.7 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put that into context you can compare it against similar companies.

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open$39.5
High$41.88
Low$38.85
Close$41.48
Previous close$39.08
Change$2.4
Change %6.1412%
Volume1,339,374
Information last updated 2022-05-19.
52-week range$24.7215 - $78.95
50-day moving average$65.8164
200-day moving average$58.2016
Wall St. target price$87
PE ratio1.634
Dividend yield$19.5 (29.98%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$39.02

Do ZIM Integrated Shipping Services shares pay dividends?

30.0%

Dividend yield: 29.98% of stock value

30.0%

Forward annual dividend yield: 29.98% of stock value

50.8%

Dividend payout ratio: 50.84% of net profits

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 29.98% of its share value annually.

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has paid out, on average, around 50.84% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 29.98% 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 29.98% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's case, that would currently equate to about $19.5 per share.

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services'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.

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's most recent dividend payout was on 3 April 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 21 March 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

ZIM Integrated Shipping Services's dividend yield is perhaps best considered in relation to those of similar companies.

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