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How to trade Virgin Galactic shares

Virgin Galactic shares are the only way to get direct market exposure to the commercial human spaceflight sector. Here, we explain how to trade Virgin Galactic shares, as well as how to trade Virgin Galactic options.

How to buy or invest in Virgin Galactic (SPCE) shares

You can buy Virgin Galactic shares in two ways: through share dealing or by derivatives trading. Share dealing means that you take direct ownership of Virgin Galactic stock, and you can profit if the shares increase in value or through any dividend payments.

Trading derivatives – such as CFDs – means you can speculate on the price movements of Virgin Galactic shares without taking ownership of them. This enables you to trade with leverage – which grants you full market exposure while only committing a small deposit, known as margin.

Follow the steps below to trade Virgin Galactic shares with IG Bank:

Trading Virgin Galactic shares

  1. Create or log in to your IG Bank trading account
  2. Search for ‘Virgin Galactic’ (SPCE)
  3. Choose your position size and select ‘buy’
  4. Confirm your trade and monitor your position

How to sell Virgin Galactic shares

You might want to short Virgin Galactic shares if you are trading with CFDs, to generate a profit from the price falling.

Follow the steps below to short Virgin Galactic shares with IG Bank

Shorting Virgin Galactic shares

  1. Create or log in to your IG Bank trading account
  2. Search for ‘Virgin Galactic’ (SPCE)
  3. Choose your position size
  4. Choose ‘sell’ in the deal ticket to speculate on the price falling
  5. Confirm the trade and monitor your position

Virgin Galactic’s live market prices

How to trade Virgin Galactic options

To trade Virgin Galactic options, follow the steps below:

  1. Research the market
  2. Open an IG Bank trading account
  3. Decide whether you want to buy or sell puts or calls
  4. Call us to place your trade
  5. Confirm your trade over the phone

Publication date : 2020-02-20T08:30:00+0000


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