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How to Buy Ferguson Stock

Ferguson PLC

Ferguson is a industrial distribution company located in United Kingdom, which is part of the Industrials sector, and is traded under the ticker FERG on the NYSE exchange.

Ferguson stock last closed at $144.38, down 2.28% from the previous day, and has decreased 4.31% in one year. It has underperformed other stocks in the Industrial Distribution industry by 0.23 percentage points. Ferguson stock is currently +45.6% from its 52-week low of $99.16, and -14.52% from its 52-week high of $168.90.

At the moment, there are 207.65M shares of FERG outstanding. The market value of FERG is $29.98B. In the past 24 hours, 954,530 FERG shares were traded.

How to Buy Ferguson Stock

Wondering how to invest in Ferguson stock? Here's how.
  1. Figure out where to buy Ferguson stock: You need to decide on a stock brokerage, but don't worry - we've tried dozens of online stock brokerages and apps to help you decide where to buy Ferguson stock.
  2. Create your brokerage account: Sign up for 0% commission trading with the highest-rated brokerage we've found.
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account: Choose your method of payment and add your info.
  4. Evaluate Ferguson stock: The Ferguson ticker symbol is FERG. Is Ferguson stock a good investment? Should you buy shares of FERG? How do FERG's underlying business fundamentals look? Do top analysts think Ferguson is a good buy? Why has FERG's stock price moved recently? (Hint: Our stock analysis website can help you evaluate if FERG is a good stock to buy).
  5. Place your FERG purchase: Decide if you will purchase FERG shares at the current market price or use a limit order to buy FERG shares at a given price.
  6. Track your FERG investment: Create a watchlist to the latest updates on your investment in Ferguson stock.

Step 1: Figure out where to buy Ferguson stock

You need an online brokerage account to access the NYSE market and buy FERG stock.

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Step 2: Create your brokerage account

Now that you've selected the best brokerage, you'll need to fill out some personal information so you are able to buy FERG stock today.

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Step 3: Put funds into your brokerage account

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Step 4: Evaluate Ferguson stock

Once you have figured out the best place to buy Ferguson stock, it's important to analyze their stock prior to investing, so you truly understand the risk as well as the upside.

Overview of key FERG info

FERG Price
$144.38
1w %
3.46%
1y %
-4.31%
5y %
N/A
P/E
1,429.5x
P/B
5.85x
P/S
1.01x
PEG
1.8x
Revenue
$29.69B
Earnings
$2.16B
Fore. Rev. Growth
0.67%
Fore. Earn. Growth
881.24%
Market Cap
$29.98B
Next Earnings
Mar 13, 2023
Next Dividend
N/A

Ferguson Overview

WallStreetZen was designed to help everyday investors perform more in-depth fundamental analysis quickly.

You can see all of the due diligence checks on FERG's stock page.

Is FERG stock undervalued or overvalued?

Investors use many financial metrics, analyses, models, and charts to gauge FERG's fair value.

Using relative valuations metrics:

  • FERG may be overvalued based on its P/E ratio of 1,429.5x, relative to Industrial Distribution industry P/E ratio of 319.89x
  • FERG may be overvalued based on its P/B ratio of 5.85x, relative to Industrial Distribution industry P/B ratio of 5.78x
  • FERG may be overvalued based on its PEG ratio of 1.8x

You can access more valuation analysis on FERG's stock here.

FERG Financial Health Overview

Passed Health Checks:

  • FERG's operating cash flow of $1.66B allows it to safely service it's debt of $4.99B.
  • There are more short-term assets than short-term liabilities on the FERG balance sheet.
  • FERG earnings of $2.91B is not sufficient to cover its interest payments.
  • There are more short-term assets than long-term liabilities on the FERG balance sheet.
  • FERG profit margin has gone up from 7% to 7.3% in the past year.

Failed Health Checks:

  • FERG has a relatively high debt to equity ratio of 2.03.

Do analysts think it's a good time to buy FERG stock

Out of 4 Equities analysts who give forecasts on FERG, the consensus analyst rating on FERG is a Strong Buy

Please note that analyst ratings are not recommendations, nor are they investment advice.

Most Recent FERG Analyst Ratings

David Manthey, a top 7% analyst from Baird maintains FERG with a buy rating and raises their FERG price target from $155.00 to $160.00, on Jan 24, 2023.

An analyst from Zelman & Assoc initiates coverage on FERG with a strong buy rating, on Dec 1, 2022.

Matthew Bouley, a bottom 22% analyst from Barclays maintains FERG with a strong buy rating and lowers their FERG price target from $160.00 to $148.00, on Jul 15, 2022.

Keith Hughes, a top 2% analyst from Truist Securities maintains FERG with a strong buy rating and lowers their FERG price target from $165.00 to $140.00, on Jun 16, 2022.

Dominic Edridge, an analyst from Deutsche Bank downgrades FERG to a hold rating, on Apr 13, 2022.

You can dive deeper into what analysts are saying on the Ferguson stock forecast page.

FERG Technicals

SMA10
142.39
SMA20
140.25
SMA50
131.06
SMA100
120.94
SMA200
119.74
MACD
4.19
MACD Signal
3.9
MACD Histogram
0.29
RSI
63.22
Stochastic %K
87.3
Stochastic %D
93.36
StochRSI %K
69.71
StochRSI %D
87.48

FERG Growth Metrics

Last year, FERG earnings were $2.16B. During the last one years, FERG's earnings have gone up by 32.89% per year. This was faster than the Industrial Distribution industry average of 23.96%.

Last year, FERG revenue was $29.69B. During the past 1 years, FERG's revenue has increased by 22.59% per year. This was faster than the Industrial Distribution industry average of 14.32%.

Find out more about FERG's earnings and revenue performance here.

Latest Insiders Trades at FERG

Over the past year, insiders at FERG have not bought or sold any shares.

Research more about who owns FERG shares here.

Does FERG stock generate passive income?

Ferguson pays a dividend of 1.9%, compared to the Industrial Distribution industry's average dividend yield of 2.45%. If you owned $1,000 of FERG stock, you would have received $19.05 in the past 12 months.

Dig into more data about Ferguson dividend yield and history here.

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Step 5: Place your FERG purchase

You have two main options:

  • Market order: A market order is an order to buy or sell a stock at the best price on the market.
    Market orders are usually fine.
  • Limit order: A limit order lets you buy or sell a stock at a specific price (or better).
    If you want to be sure you're buying or selling at a given dollar amount limit, use a limit order.

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Step 6: Track your FERG investment

Now that you own some FERG stock, you'll want to keep up with your investment.

Add FERG to a watchlist to get the latest updates about your FERG stock.

FERG Feed

How to Buy Stock in Ferguson

To reiterate, here are the 6 steps to buy stock in Ferguson:

  1. Figure out where to buy Ferguson stock
  2. Create your brokerage account
  3. Put funds into your brokerage account
  4. Evaluate Ferguson stock
  5. Place your FERG purchase
  6. Track your FERG investment

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If you would like to keep track of your investment in Ferguson, add FERG to your watchlist below.

NYSE: FERG
$144.38-3.37 (-2.28%)
Updated Feb 6, 2023
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NYSE: FERG
$144.38-3.37 (-2.28%)
Updated Feb 6, 2023
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FAQ

How much does it cost to buy one Ferguson share?

As of Feb 6, 2023, it costs $144.38 to buy one share of Ferguson stock.

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Is now a good time to buy Ferguson stock?

According to 4 Wall Street analysts who monitor Ferguson, their consensus recommendation is to buy Ferguson stock.

What is the best way to buy Ferguson stock?

One way to place an order for Ferguson stock is with a brokerage account.
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