How to buy Watkin Jones shares

Watkin Jones shares have increased 1.22% from their previous closing price (41.55p). Learn how to easily invest in Watkin Jones shares.

Watkin Jones PLC (WJG) is a publicly traded residential construction business based in the UK which employs around 750 staff. Watkin Jones is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and traded in sterling. Its current price of 41.55p is 2.0% down on its price a month ago (42.4p).

How to buy shares in Watkin Jones

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share trading platform picks below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. Provide your personal information and sign up.
  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: WJG in this case.
  5. Research shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your shares. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of 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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Both exchange rates and share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs estimated here should be considered as a guide only. They don't factor in spreads, which can be hard to pin down. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing.

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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.

Alternative ways to invest in Watkin Jones

Buying shares in just one company is generally considered a riskier bet than investing in a range of investments - AKA a "diversified portfolio". Experts generally recommend holding a mix of investments in specific assets and funds. Funds are ready-made portfolios of multiple companies' shares (potentially including Watkin Jones), and the idea is that drops in the value of one constituent company's share price might be offset by rises in others.

Watkin Jones is a major part of the London stock exchange, so it's included in many global funds and investment trusts, as well as tracker-style exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Is it a good time to buy Watkin Jones stock?

Only you can make the decision on the time to leap... but here's some supporting information and analysis.

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

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Watkin Jones's shares have ranged in value from as little as 30 up to 98.7906. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

WJG.LSE volatility(beta: 1.39)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 Watkin Jones's is 1.389. This would suggest that Watkin Jones's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Historical closes compared with the last close of 41.55

1 week (2024-04-07)0.97%
1 month (2024-03-14)-2.00%
3 months (2024-01-14)-24.73%
6 months (2023-10-12)20.78%
1 year (2023-04-13)-55.23%
2 years (2022-04-11)-83.61%
3 years (2021-04-14)-81.70%
5 years (2019-04-14)-81.28%

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.

Finder might not agree with the analysis and we take no responsibility. We also give no representations or warranty on the accuracy or completeness of the information provided on this page.

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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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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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