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Virgin Money UK PLC is a banks-regional business based in Australia. Virgin Money shares (VUK) are listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and all prices are listed in Australian Dollars. and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of $3.5 billion.
How to buy shares in Virgin Money
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares listed in Australia, you'll need to sign up to a broker with access to the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). Our table below can help you choose.
- 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, PayPal or debit card.
- Search for Virgin Money. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: VUK. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Virgin Money reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At today's price of $1.61, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Virgin Money. 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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How has coronavirus impacted Virgin Money's share price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Virgin Money's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $1.61, which is 55.28% down on its pre-crash value of $3.6 and 51.89% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $1.06.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Virgin Money shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $386.02 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $489.36.
Virgin Money share priceUse our graph to track the performance of VUK stocks over time.
Virgin Money shares at a glance
|52-week range||$1.06 - $3.75|
|50-day moving average||$2.3794|
|200-day moving average||$1.8583|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.1905|
Standard brokerage - Australian shares
Share Trading Account Offer
Competitive broker fees on Australian and international shares
- Brokerage - AU shares: From AUD 5 or 0.05%
- Brokerage - US shares: USD 0
- Sign-up process: Instant
- Support - After hours: Yes
Important: Share trading carries risk of capital loss.
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Is it a good time to buy Virgin Money stock?
The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.
Virgin Money price performance over time
|1 week (2021-01-07)||-33.20%|
|1 month (2020-12-17)||-33.20%|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||3.54%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||-5.29%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||-51.06%|
|2 years (2019-01-13)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-01-13)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-01-13)||N/A|
Is Virgin Money under- or over-valued?
Valuing Virgin Money stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Virgin Money's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Virgin Money's PEG ratio
Virgin Money's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.239. 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 Virgin Money's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Virgin Money financials
|Gross profit TTM||$942 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-0.16%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.83%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Virgin Money share dividends
We're not expecting Virgin Money to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Virgin Money share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Virgin Money's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.06 up to $3.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (AU average) beta is 1, while Virgin Money's is 2.0566. This would suggest that Virgin Money's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.
Virgin Money overview
Virgin Money UK PLC provides banking products and services for consumers, and small and medium sized businesses under the Clydesdale Bank, Yorkshire Bank, and B and Virgin Money brands in the United Kingdom. The company offers savings accounts, mortgages, credit cards, current accounts, and home loans; business loans, overdraft facilities, treasury solutions, and corporate and structured finance; asset finance and wealth referral services; international trade services; currency services, pensions, and investments and protection products; and home, car, travel, and life and critical illness insurance. It also offers online and mobile banking, and telephone banking services. The company was formerly known as CYBG PLC and changed its name to Virgin Money UK PLC in October 2019. Virgin Money UK PLC was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.
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