How to buy Dettol shares | 4383p

Invest in Dettol by buying Reckitt Benckiser shares in just a few minutes.

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has caused a sharp uptick in sales of cleaning products such as bleach, disinfectants and hand sanitiser.

Consumers are now flocking to buy Dettol, a British brand of cleaning and disinfectant goods, to help keep their home environment clean in the battle against coronavirus.

This has lead many would-be investors to see buying stocks in companies like Dettol as a good investing opportunity.

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Can I buy Dettol shares?

While you can't invest directly in Dettol, you can buy Reckitt Benckiser shares, which is the company that owns Dettol. Reckitt Benckiser is listed on the LSE with stock code RKT.LSE the current share price is 4383p (25 minute delay).

Dettol is owned by Reckitt Benckiser (RKT) a leading Household Products business based in the UK. It opened the day at 4332p, after a previous close of 4359p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 4332p to a high of 4440p. The latest price was 4383p (25 minute delay). Dettol (RKT) is listed on the LSE and employs 40000 staff. All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Dettol

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  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: RKT in this case.
  5. Research Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser) shares. It's that simple.

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Information last updated 2024-07-13.
Open4332pPrevious close4359p
High4440pChange24p
Low4332pChange %0.5506%
Close4383pTimestamp2024-07-18
Volume757749GMT offset0
IndustryHousehold & Personal ProductsCurrency symbolp
CodeRKTCountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOGB
NameReckitt Benckiser Group PLCISINGB00B24CGK77
ExchangeLSECUSIPN/A
Currency codeGBXSectorConsumer Defensive
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees40000

Dettol (Reckitt Benckiser) share price

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An overview of Reckitt Benckiser the parent company of Dettol

Reckitt Benckiser Group plc manufactures and sells health, hygiene, and nutrition products worldwide. It offers acne treatment creams, facial washes, and cleansing pads; germ protection products; condoms; heartburn and indigestion solutions; joints health products; chest congestion, cough, and sinus remedies; brain health products; migraine-headaches and rheumatic pain products; sore throat medications; and hair removal products under the Airborne, Clearasil, Dettol, Durex, Gaviscon, Move Free, Neuriva, Nurofen, Mucinex, Strepsils, and Veet brands. The company also offers home fragrances and devices; water softeners; home cleaning products; dish washes; toilet cleaners; disinfecting sprays wipes, laundry sanitisers, and others; sprays, baits, and plug-ins for pest control; stain removals; and fabric washing under the Air Wick, Calgon, Cillit Bang, Finish, Harpic, Lysol, Mortein, Vanish, and Woolite brands. In addition, it provides nutritious complementary foods and milk formulas for infant and young children under the Enfamil and Nutramigen brands. The company was founded in 1819 and is headquartered in Slough, the United Kingdom.

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