How to buy Debenhams shares | 34.4p

Invest in Debenhams by buying Boohoo shares in just a few minutes.

Debenhams was known for its high street department stores which sold clothing, beauty products and gifts. The company made the news in April 2020, when it went into administration for the second time. Online clothing retailer Boohoo bought the Debenhams brand and website, but not the stores or staff — it runs completely online, except plans to open one store outside of London in order to secure deals with partners.

If you want to invest in Debenhams, you can buy shares in its parent company, Boohoo.

What companies does Boohoo own?

As well as Debenhams, Boohoo owns:

  • MissPap
  • boohooMAN
  • PrettyLittleThing
  • Nasty Gal
  • Warehouse
  • Wallis
  • Dorothy Perkins
  • Oasis
  • Karen Millen
  • Coast
  • Burton

This means that by investing in Debenhams, through Boohoo, you’d also be investing in all of these companies, as well as any others that Boohoo goes on to acquire. This means that you should keep tabs on what these companies are up to.

Can I buy Debenhams shares?

While you can't invest directly in Debenhams, you can buy Boohoo shares, which is the company that owns Debenhams. Boohoo is listed on the LSE with stock code BOO.LSE the current share price is 34.4p (25 minute delay).

Debenhams is owned by Boohoo (BOO) a leading Internet & Direct Marketing Retail business based in the UK. It opened the day at 35.38p, after a previous close of 35.06p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 34.1p to a high of 35.38p. The latest price was 34.4p (25 minute delay). Debenhams (BOO) is listed on the LSE and employs 5079 staff. All prices are listed in Pence sterling.

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  5. Research Debenhams (Boohoo) shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Debenhams (Boohoo) shares. It's that simple.

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Information last updated 2024-06-15.
Open35.38pPrevious close35.06p
High35.38pChange-0.66p
Low34.1pChange %-1.8825%
Close34.4pTimestamp2024-06-21
Volume3402308GMT offset0
IndustryInternet RetailCurrency symbolp
CodeBOOCountry nameUK
TypeCommon StockCountry ISOGB
NameBoohoo.com PLCISINJE00BG6L7297
ExchangeLSECUSIPN/A
Currency codeGBXSectorConsumer Cyclical
Currency namePence sterlingFull-time employees5079

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Why invest in Debenhams?

Debenhams had stores on the high street for 242 years, starting with a store in London in 1778. The company grew to 178 stores. Boohoo is running Debenhams completely online, except for one store, which it is opening outside of London.

Boohoo went public on the London Stock Exchange in 2014, and has seen growth of more than 250% since then. It has been snapping up companies in recent years, which has helped it to grow. In addition to this, as the nation went into lockdown in 2020, the company saw a 45% raise in its first quarter earnings, as people turned to compfier clothing.

An overview of Boohoo the parent company of Debenhams

boohoo group plc, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online clothing retailer in the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, the United States, and internationally. The company designs, sources, markets, and sells fashion clothing, home and beauty products, shoes, and accessories for 16-to-60+ year age customers. It provides its products under the boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing, Nasty Gal, MissPap, Karen Millen, coast, Oasis, Warehouse, Dorothy Perkins, Wallis, Burton London, and Debenhams brands. boohoo group plc was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.

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Zoe was a senior writer at Finder specialising in investment and banking, and during this time, she joined the Women in FinTech Powerlist 2022. She is currently a senior money writer at Be Clever With Your Cash. Zoe has a BA in English literature and a Diploma for Financial Advisers. She has several years of experience in writing about all things personal finance. Zoe has a particular love for spreadsheets, having also worked as a management accountant. In her spare time, you’ll find Zoe skating at her local ice rink. See full profile

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