Frequently Asked Questions


Plus500 Share Price

CFD or Contracts for Difference are a class of financial derivative products that allow investors and traders to profit from the price movement of assets without having to own the underlying asset. The past 5 years have seen a dramatic increase in the popularity of CFD trading, as traders and investors around the world are searching for online brokers that can provide them with a convenient yet reliable CFD trading platform. Among the names that have come up, Plus500 has been one that has regularly featured.

Plus500 is the name of a reputed CFD platform which offers CFD trading in a varied list of asset classes. These include CFD trading in forex, shares, stocks, commodities, ETFs, cryptocurrencies and options. It is one of the first CFD providers in the world to introduce Bitcoin CFDs back in 2013. With an extended range of over 2000 trading instruments, coupled with its proprietary WebTrader platform, Plus500 provides a memorable and reliable trading experience for any trader interested in CFD trading. Many people have inquired about the Plus500 share price. This article aims to provide insight and information on Plus500 as a company and its shares.

 

77% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
You should consider whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

 
Plus500
Plus500 Website

Overview:

  • Minimum Deposit: $100
  • Maximum Leverage: 1:30 (T&Cs apply)
  • Tradable Assets: over 2000
  • Regulated by: Plus500AU Pty Ltd. is Authorised Financial Service Provider (#47546) in South Africa
  • Demo Account: Yes

Note: Your capital is at risk

 

Before we take a look at the Plus500 share price, let's dive into the trading services offered by this CFD platform. Plus500 has a large CFD offering of more than 2000 CFDs spanning across seven market catagories. These include CFDs of shares, options, indices, forex, ETFs, cryptocurrencies and commodities.

  • Commodities: The CFD provider offers more than 20 commodities CFD instruments including gold, platinum, energy, oil gasoline and agricultural commodities.
  • ETF CFDs: Clients can speculate on the prices of over 90 popular ETFs, including VXX Volatility via CFDs.
  • Cryptocurrency CFDs: Plus500 offers to trade in popular cryptocurrency CFDs including on Bitcoin.
  • Forex CFDs: Plus500 offers more than 60 currency pairs including the major EUR/USD, EUR/GBP and GBP/USD currency pairs.
  • Options CFDs: Clients can access call and put option CFDs on popular stocks, currency pairs and indices.
  • Shares CFDs: Clients can trade more than 1000 shares via CFDs, based in countries like Germany, the USA, UK and others.
  • Indices CFDs: Plus500 gives clients access to stock market indices around the world such as France 40, UK 100, NASDAQ 100, ASX 200 and USA 500.

 

When it comes to trading platforms, Plus500 provides WebTrader, a proprietary, independent CFD trading platform. The trading platform is also available for web-based devices, iOS and Android-based devices. Plus500’s mobile-friendly app has been showered with compliments from clients because of its user-friendly menu. This allows clients to jump amongst different instrument categories, open and close positions, alerts and future orders.

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Disclaimer: Illustrative prices

 

Plus500 offers two account types to its clients: a Demo account and a real money account. The demo account allows novice traders to get a grip on the platform and familiarise themselves with the market. The demo account provides a risk-free environment to execute trades where clients are sent $40,000 worth of virtual money for the purpose of trading.

The real account requires real money deposits to trade. The real money account from Plus500 is almost identical to the aforementioned demo account, but with real money being used. 

 

 

Plus500 Market info

As a company, Plus500 has licenses to operate in countries such as United Kingdom, Australia, Cyprus, Israel, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore and Seychelles. The shares of Plus500 are premium listed on the London Stock Exchange’s main market with the symbol PLUS. Plus500 is also a constituent of the Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index or FTSE.

As of 30th April 2021, the total number of shares in Plus500’s issued share capital is 101,573,059 shares. This is excluding treasury shares of 13,315,318.

 

 

Valuation

 Market Capitalization:  $1.503 Billion
 Enterprise Value/EBITDA  (TTM)2.7638
 Total Shares Outstanding (MRQ):  $101.464 Million
 Number of Employees:  377
 Price to Earnings Ratio  (TTM)4.0177
 Price to Revenue Ratio  (TTM)2.2666
 Price to Book  (FY)3.7708
 Price to Sales  (FY)2.314

 

 

Plus500 Company Info

  • CEO: David Zruia
  • Address: MATAM, Building 22, HAIFA 31905, Israel
  • Regulations:

- Licensed as Authorised Financial Services Provider in South Africa, FSP #47546
- FMA in New Zealand, FSP #486026
- ASIC in Australia, AFSL #41772

 

 

Company Profile

Headquartered in Haifa, Israel, Plus500 is now a global fintech company that only offers online trading services in CFDs. The company was formed back in 2008 by six former students of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, namely, Gal Haber, Alon Gonen, Elad Ben-Izhak, Shlomi Weizmann, Omer Elazari, and Shimon Sofer. The venture was started with an initial capital of $400,000.

They have passed many major milestones such as launching its first app for iPad and iPhone users in 2011 and an android-based trading platform in 2012.

The shares of Plus500 were first listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in July 2018, subsequently joining the UK FTSE 250 index of leading mid-cap listed companies. As of 2021, the company’s chairman is Professor Jacob Frenkel, former governor of the bank of Israel and former Chairman of J.P. Morgan Chase International.

 

 

Company Fundamental Data

Plus500 Share Information( amounts in GBP)

Current Share Price (May 2021):  1,560.00 GBP
Change: +23.00
Percentage Change: +1.50%
Bid price:  1,559.00
Ask price:  1,560.50
Volume:  109,582

 

 

Other fundamental data

Income Statement 31 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2019 31 Dec 2018 31 Dec 2017
Revenue 872.50M 354.50M 720.40M 437.20M
Operating Profit/Loss 513.60 190.10 505.30 258.50
Net Interest 9.70 (0.80) (2.30) (5.10)
Pre Tax Profit 523.30 189.30 503.00 253.40
Post Tax Profit 500.10 151.70 379.00 199.70
Profit for the Period 500.10 151.70 379.00 199.70
Equity Holders of Parent 500.10 151.70 379.00 199.70

 

 

Plus500 LTD Historical prices 

Period Open Change % Open Average. Average Daily Vol [m] VWAP
1 week 1,456.50 104.50 7.17 1,441.50 0.35 1,492.81
4 weeks 1,510.50 50.50 3.34 1,372.00 0.32 1,451.13
12 weeks 1,361.50 199.50 14.65 1,234.00 0.48 1,392.47
26 weeks 1,566.00 210.00 -0.32 1,234.00 0.52 1,406.98
1 year 1,351.00 -5.00 15.54 1,010.00 0.55 1,392.34
3 years 1,677.00 -116.00 -6.92 399.70 0.97 1,144.58
5 years 588.50 972.50 165.25 311.00 0.93 1,003.66

 

 

Plus 500 Stock Chart

 

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you buy shares on Plus500?

To buy shares of Plus500, you have to search on the London Stock Exchange’s list of main market companies. The details are as follows:

  • Company: Plus500 Ltd
  • Symbol: PLUS
  • SEDOL: BBT3PS9
  • TIDM: PLUS
  • ISIN: IL0011284465

 On Plus500’s trading platform, you can trade CFDs on shares. Clients can access CFD shares from all popular markets such as Germany, U.K., and the U.S. with low spreads and leverage. They can trade CFD shares of big companies such as Microsoft, Alphabet, Apple and Facebook.

2. Does Plus500 pay dividends?

Yes, Plus500 pays its shareholders dividends. Companies pay dividends to their shareholders from their company earnings. Companies that pay out a modest amount in dividends in comparison to their profits usually are more sustainable. The lower the payout ratio, the more sustainable the dividend is. If any company pays more in dividends to its stakeholders compared to its profits, the dividend is unsustainable.

Fortunately, when we look at Plus500’s payout ratio, it's modest at 32% of the profit. The next dividend payment for Plus500 will be US $0.83 per share. The company has paid a total of $1.50 per share in the last 12 months.

According to directives stated on Plus500’s website, its shareholder return policy fixes a return of at least 50% of net profits to its shareholders. This is given as a normal return on a half-yearly basis. The board also considers paying special dividends at the end of each year if applicable.

The amount of dividends paid year by year for the period 2010-2020.

Year  Dividends Paid
2020 $141,598,911
2019 $101,109,714
2018 $321,961,615
2017 $102,212,654
2016 $123,263,740
2015 $65,003,844
2014 $60,007,431
2013 $16,810,000
2012 $14,575,000
2011 $9,642,000
2010 $8,795,000

 

 

Final Thoughts

Overall Plus500 is one of those companies which are expected to grow even more, thanks to the quality of CFD trading services they provide. Whether you’re just an investor interested in shares of Plus500 or a simple trader, the broker presents a wonderful opportunity to capitalise on the trading markets.

 

For more please read Plus500 CFD Platform Review

Note: Your capital is at risk

 

 

Risk Warning: Trading may not be suitable for everyone, so please ensure that you fully understand the risks involved. Especially trading leveraged products such as Forex and CFDs carry a high degree of risk to your capital and can result in the loss of your entire capital. Only invest with money you can afford to lose.