How to buy James Fisher and Sons shares

James Fisher and Sons shares have increased 0.32% from their previous closing price (318p). Learn how to easily invest in James Fisher and Sons shares.

James Fisher and Sons PLC (FSJ) is a publicly traded marine shipping business based in the UK which employs around 2,050 staff. James Fisher and Sons is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and traded in sterling. Its current price of 318p is 4.3% up on its price a month ago (305p).

How to buy shares in James Fisher and Sons

  1. Open a brokerage account. Choose from our top broker picks or compare brokers in depth. Then, complete an application.
  2. Fund your account. Add money to your account via bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  3. Search the platform by ticker symbol. FSJ in this case.
  4. Choose an order type. Place a market order or limit order with your preferred number of shares or dollar amount.
  5. Submit the order. 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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Alternative ways to invest in James Fisher and Sons

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

James Fisher and Sons 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).

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Vanguard FTSE 250 UCITS ETF Distributing (VMID)Vanguard icon22.84%Invest with XTBCapital at risk
Invesco FTSE 250 UCITS ETF (S250)Invesco icon21.86%Invest with HLCapital at risk
Xtrackers FTSE 250 UCITS ETF 1D (XMCX)DWS Xtrackers icon20.95%Invest with XTBCapital at risk
HSBC FTSE 250 UCITS ETF GBP (HMCX)HSBC icon20.80%Invest with XTBCapital at risk
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Is it a good time to buy James Fisher and Sons stock?

Review technicals and fundamentals to help you determine if now's a good time for you to invest.

Technical analysis

View James Fisher and Sons's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

Use our graph to track the performance of FSJ stock over time.

Historical closes compared with the last close of 318

1 week (2024-06-16)0.95%
1 month (2024-05-23)4.26%
3 months (2024-03-21)19.77%
6 months (2023-12-21)3.92%
1 year (2023-06-22)-20.80%
2 years (2022-06-23)4.78%
3 years (2021-06-23)-65.28%
5 years (2019-06-23)-83.16%

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 James Fisher and Sons 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 James Fisher and Sons P/E ratio, PEG ratio and EBITDA.

James Fisher and Sons's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £50.1 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of James Fisher and Sons's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

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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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