How to buy Greencoat UK Wind shares

Greencoat UK Wind shares have increased 1.32% from their previous closing price (136.7p). Learn how to easily invest in Greencoat UK Wind shares.

Greencoat UK Wind PLC (UKW) is a publicly traded asset management business based in the UK. The latest price was 138.5p (25 minute delay). Greencoat UK Wind is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Greencoat UK Wind

  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: UKW in this case.
  5. Research Greencoat UK Wind shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Greencoat UK Wind 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 Greencoat UK Wind 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.

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eToro Free Stocks logo ★★★★★ £0 $100 £0.00
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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 Greencoat UK Wind

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 Greencoat UK Wind), and the idea is that drops in the value of one constituent company's share price might be offset by rises in others.

Greencoat UK Wind 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).

IconFund5-year performanceLink to invest
Vanguard iconVanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF Distributing (VMID)1.77%Capital at risk
Invesco iconInvesco FTSE 250 UCITS ETF (S250)1.20%Capital at risk
DWS Xtrackers iconXtrackers FTSE 250 UCITS ETF 1D (XMCX)1.08%Capital at risk
HSBC iconHSBC FTSE 250 UCITS ETF GBP (HMCX)0.22%Capital at risk
iShares iconiShares FTSE 250 UCITS ETF (MIDD)0.16%Invest with eToroCapital at risk

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 it a good time to buy Greencoat UK Wind 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.

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.

Is Greencoat UK Wind 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 Greencoat UK Wind P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA

Greencoat UK Wind's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 3x. In other words, Greencoat UK Wind shares trade at around 3x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). 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, Greencoat UK Wind's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the asset management industry or those of similar companies.

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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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