How to buy Starlink shares when it goes public

Here's everything we know so far about the Starlink IPO.

Starlink stock is not yet available to purchase on any exchange. But it's expected to go public soon. Here's what we know — and how to buy stocks when it launches.

How to buy shares in Starlink when it goes public

Once Starlink goes public, you'll need a brokerage account to invest. Consider opening a brokerage account today so you're ready as soon as the stock hits the market.

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Create an account using basic personal details along with your ID and bank information. You can make a deposit with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Starlink. Find the stock by name or the ticker symbol .
  4. Buy Starlink shares. Once shares become available on your platform, decide how much stock you want to buy and create an order.

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SpaceX has started accepting preorders for its satellite internet service, Starlink. And in a tweet on February 8, Elon Musk, a chief executive at SpaceX, said that the company will IPO once it can "predict cashflow reasonably well.

But it can take a while for businesses with new products to start seeing regular, predictable cashflow. Which means that the IPO could still be a ways out.

We'll update this page as soon as we know more.

How do similar companies perform?

It's impossible to predict how any stock will perform — and IPOs can be particularly volatile. But evaluating the performance of companies like Starlink can be useful in determining how the market is performing and whether now is a good time to invest in this industry. Select a company to learn more about what it does and how its stock performs, including market capitalisation, the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio, price/earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio and dividend yield. While this list includes a selection of the most well-known and popular stocks, it doesn't include every stock available.

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