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How to buy Deutsche Bank shares

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Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft is a banks-regional business with stocks listed in the US. Deutsche Bank shares (DB) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was US$12.75 – a decrease of -INF% over the previous week. Here's how to invest if you're based in Australia.

How to buy shares in Deutsche Bank

  1. Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Deutsche Bank. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: DB. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Deutsche Bank reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$12.75, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Deutsche Bank, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Deutsche Bank. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

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Deutsche Bank share price

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Deutsche Bank shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-02-23.
52-week rangeUS$4.99 - US$12.15
50-day moving average US$11.0197
200-day moving average US$10.1688
Target priceUS$9.41
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield US$0.128 (1.07%)
Earnings per share (TTM) US$-1.123

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Is it a good time to buy Deutsche Bank stock?

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Deutsche Bank price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $12.75 on 2021-02-25

1 week (2021-02-23) 5.99%
1 month (2021-02-03) 20.97%
3 months (2020-12-02) 10.10%
6 months (2020-09-02) 34.92%
1 year (2020-03-02) 48.43%
2 years (2019-03-01) 37.24%
3 years (2018-03-02) -19.25%
5 years (2016-03-02) -31.89%

Is Deutsche Bank under- or over-valued?

Valuing Deutsche Bank stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Deutsche Bank's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Deutsche Bank's PEG ratio

Deutsche Bank's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.55. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Deutsche Bank's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Deutsche Bank financials

Gross profit TTM US$22.4 billion
Return on assets TTM -0.08%
Return on equity TTM -1.71%
Profit margin -5.62%
Book value 37.942
Market capitalisation US$24.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Deutsche Bank shares

There are currently 22.6 million Deutsche Bank shares held short by investors – that's known as Deutsche Bank's "short interest". This figure is 26.9% down from 30.9 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Deutsche Bank shares can be evaluated.

Deutsche Bank's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Deutsche Bank's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Deutsche Bank shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Deutsche Bank shares traded daily (recently around 2.6 million). Deutsche Bank's SIR currently stands at 8.82. In other words for every 100,000 Deutsche Bank shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8820 shares are currently held short.

However Deutsche Bank's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Deutsche Bank shares, or, against the total number of tradable Deutsche Bank shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Deutsche Bank's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Deutsche Bank shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.011% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Deutsche Bank shares, roughly 11 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Deutsche Bank.

Find out more about how you can short Deutsche Bank stock.

Deutsche Bank's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Deutsche Bank.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Deutsche Bank's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 33.55

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Deutsche Bank's overall score of 33.55 (as at 01/01/2019) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 61st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Deutsche Bank is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Deutsche Bank's environmental score

Environmental score: 7.11/100

Deutsche Bank's environmental score of 7.11 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Deutsche Bank is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Deutsche Bank's social score

Social score: 15.48/100

Deutsche Bank's social score of 15.48 puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Deutsche Bank is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Deutsche Bank's governance score

Governance score: 17.96/100

Deutsche Bank's governance score puts it squarely in the 6th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Deutsche Bank is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Deutsche Bank's controversy score

Controversy score: 4/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Deutsche Bank scored a 4 out of 5 for controversy – the second-lowest score possible, reflecting that Deutsche Bank has a damaged public profile.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 33.55
Total ESG percentile 61.4
Environmental score 7.11
Environmental score percentile 6
Social score 15.48
Social score percentile 6
Governance score 17.96
Governance score percentile 6
Level of controversy 4

Deutsche Bank share dividends

We're not expecting Deutsche Bank to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Deutsche Bank's shares ever split?

Deutsche Bank's shares were split on a 1048:1000 basis on 6 June 2014. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1048 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Deutsche Bank shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.6% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Deutsche Bank shares which in turn could have impacted Deutsche Bank's share price.

Deutsche Bank share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Deutsche Bank's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$4.99 up to US$12.15. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

DB.US volatility(beta: 1.31)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Deutsche Bank's is 1.3101. This would suggest that Deutsche Bank's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Deutsche Bank overview

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft provides investment, financial, and related products and services to private individuals, corporate entities, and institutional clients worldwide. Its Corporate Bank segment provides cash management, trade finance and lending, trust and agency, and securities services. The Company's Investment Bank segment offers merger and acquisitions, and equity advisory services. This segment also focuses on financing, advisory, fixed income, and currencies. Its Private Bank segment provides payment and account services, credit, and deposit products, as well as investment advice and selected digital services. This segment also provides wealth management, and postal and parcel services. The Company's Asset Management segment provides investment solutions, such as alternative investments, which include real estate, infrastructure, private equity, liquid real assets, and sustainable investments; passive investments; and various services, including insurance and pension solutions, asset liability management, portfolio management solutions, asset allocation advisory, structuring, and overlay to institutions, governments, corporations and foundations, and individual investors. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 1,931 branches in Germany and internationally. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft has collaboration with Google on joint development of cloud services. The company was founded in 1870 and is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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