How to buy Ocado shares

Ocado shares have increased 0.13% from their previous closing price (379.5p). Learn how to easily invest in Ocado shares.

After a tough year or so for Ocado shares during the cost of living crisis, reports are starting to emerge that there is international bid interest in a takeover. A number of major US suitors are in discussions, with tech giant Amazon (AMZN) being the most notable. The positive news is having an immediate effect on Ocado's share price, giving it a long-sought after boost.

How to buy shares in Ocado

  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. OCDO 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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Fees calculator for buying Ocado shares with popular apps

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 Ocado

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

Ocado 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).

Fund5-year performance (to May 2024)Link to invest
Xtrackers FTSE 100 (XDUK)Xtrackers icon36.5540%Invest with HLCapital at risk
HSBC FTSE 100 (HUKX)HSBC icon36.43%Invest with XTBCapital at risk
iShares Core FTSE 100 (CUKX)iShares icon36.30%Invest with eToroCapital at risk
Vanguard FTSE 100 (VUKE)Vanguard icon36.28%Invest with XTBCapital at risk
iShares Core FTSE 100 (Dist)(ISF)iShares icon36.27%Invest with XTBCapital at risk
Invesco FTSE 100 (S100)Invesco icon35.31%Invest with HLCapital at risk
Amundi FTSE 100 (100D)amundi icon35.30%Invest with HLCapital at risk

Is it a good time to buy Ocado stock?

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

Technical analysis

View Ocado's price performance, share price volatility, historical data and technicals.

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

Historical closes compared with the last close of 380

1 week (2024-07-04)15.78%
1 month (2024-06-11)8.91%
3 months (2024-04-11)6.53%
6 months (2024-01-11)-41.74%
1 year (2023-07-11)-37.54%
2 years (2022-07-11)-54.30%
3 years (2021-07-11)-80.40%
5 years (2019-07-11)-66.77%

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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