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How to buy Birkenstock (BIRK) shares in Australia

Learn how to easily invest in Birkenstock shares.

German shoe manufacturer Birkenstock listed on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol "BIRK."

For investors, this means you can now buy shares in Birkenstock from Australia. You'll simply need to open an account with a share trading platform that has access to US stocks.

Read on for more details including a list of platforms with access to BIRK stock.

How to buy shares in Birkenstock

To buy Birkenstock shares, you’ll need a brokerage account with access to the US market. Consider opening a brokerage account today so you’re ready as soon as the stock hits the market.

  1. Compare share trading platforms. If you’re a beginner, look for a platform with low commissions, expert ratings and investment tools to track your portfolio. Narrow down top brands with our comparison table.
  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for Birkenstock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol. Research its history to confirm it’s a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy immediately with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Birkenstock reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. 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 Birkenstock, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and the business as a whole — performs in the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management decisions that can affect your stock.

Our top picks on where to buy Birkenstock shares

About the Birkenstock IPO

Birkenstock IPO date and ticker symbol (BIRK): Birkenstock went public on October 11, 2023 on the New York Stock Exchange under ticker symbol "BIRK."

Birkenstock filed an updated Form F-1 with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on October 2 that shed light on its plans to go public.

It priced its IPO shares at $46, aiming to raise over $1 billion from the offering. The footwear company planed to sell at least 32 million shares, which would value Birkenstock at roughly $10 billion.

On the first day of trading, shares opened at $41 (11% below its IPO price) before falling to $40.20 by the close in one of the worst major market debuts in recent history.

Latest updates for Birkenstock IPO

October 12, 2023: Birkenstock listed on the NYSE at $41 per share, 11% below its pre-listed IPO price.

October 1, 2023: Birkenstock filed an updated registration form with the SEC outlining the number of shares it plans to offer and the price range it expects for its new shares.

September 12, 2023: Birkenstock filed an updated registration statement with more information about the underwriters involved in its upcoming IPO.

July 12, 2023: Birkenstock filed its initial draft registration statement with the SEC with its intention to go public. The company plans to trade under the ticker symbol "BIRK." No information as to when the IPO will take place or the number of shares it intends to offer has been provided at this time.

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Name Product Standard brokerage for US shares Currency conversion fee Asset class
eToro
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US$0
50-150 pips
ASX shares, Global shares, US shares, ETFs
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Moomoo Share Trading
US$0.99
55 pips or 0.0055 AUD/USD
ASX shares, Global shares, US shares, ETFs
Finder exclusive: Get an additional 30 days on top of the regular brokerage-free period for new accounts. T&Cs apply.
Trade shares on the ASX, the US markets and buy ETFs with Moomoo. Plus join a community over 20 million investors.
Spaceship US Investing
US$0
0.70%
US shares, ETFs
Dive into US markets with $0 brokerage, starting with just a $10 investment.
Unlock US stocks and ETFs with minimal entry barriers, offering straightforward, low-cost options for new and seasoned investors.
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US$2
37 pips
ASX shares, Global shares, US shares, ETFs
Finder exclusive: Get 10 no-brokerage US or ASX market trades in the first 180 days + 7% p.a. on uninvested cash + US$30 TSLA & US$30 NVDA shares with deposits up to AU$2,000. T&Cs apply.
Trade Australian, US and Asian stocks with no minimum deposit on Tiger Broker’s feature-packed platform.
CMC Invest
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US$0
0.60%
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, US shares, ETFs
$0 brokerage on US, UK, Canadian and Japanese markets (FX spreads apply).
Trade over 45,000 shares and ETFs from Australia and 15 major global markets. Plus, buy Aussie shares or ETFs for $0 brokerage up to $1,000 (First buy order of each security, each day - excludes margin loan settled trades).
Webull
US$0.25
0.50% (50 pips)
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, US shares, ETFs
Sign up & deposit $200 to get $100 of rewards value, or deposit $1,000 to get $200 worth. Up to $5,450 value available. T&Cs apply.
Trade ASX and US stocks and US options, plus gain access to inbuilt news platforms and educational resources. You can also start trading for less with fractional shares.
Saxo Invested
Saxo Invested
US$1
0.25%
ASX shares, Global shares, Options trading, US shares, ETFs
Access 22,000+ stocks on 50+ exchanges worldwide
Low fees for Australian and global share trading, no inactivity fees, low currency conversion fee and optimised for mobile.
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The value of your investments can fall as well as rise and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is no indication of future results.

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