Shares

Invest in a company’s future and take control of your own. With Willis Owen, investing in Shares is both simple and reasonably priced

What are Shares?

A Share is a unit of a company’s value. So when you buy a Share, you become a part-owner of that company.

For example, let’s say you buy Shares in a company worth £10 million with a total of 10 million Shares in issue. Each of your Shares would be worth £1, or 100p (as it’s usually listed in the stock market). When the overall value of the company goes up or down, so will the value of your Shares.

Are Shares the right option for you?

Right for you if:
You‘re comfortable with the risk involved
You understand that the value of your Shares can rise and fall.
You want to branch out into more investment options such as Shares and ETFs.
Wrong for you if:
You’d prefer to avoid any market volatility.
You’d like to receive paper certificates.
You’re just getting started in investing and would prefer managed funds.

Before you begin

It's important to learn as much as you can before investing in Shares. Below are some pre-trading tips.

  • Get answers to common questions and learn about the different ways to invest through Willis Owen with our Shares frequently asked questions
  • Visit the London Stock Exchange website for more useful information.

What can you invest in?

We'll give you access to the FTSE 350. This is an index of the 350 biggest companies with their primary listing on the London Stock Exchange, ranked by market capitalisation (size).

Use : explore to research these Shares and review prices and charts. Once you've found the Shares best suited to your goals, you're ready to invest.

Ready to trade?

Simply register or log in to : invest. You’ll then need to decide which product such as an ISA or SIPP is best suited to you and then choose your Shares.

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