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How to buy and short Endeavor shares

Endeavor Group Holdings, a holding company for several talent and media agencies, onboarded Elon Musk as a board member ahead of its 2021 IPO. Read on to discover how to buy and own, or trade, Endeavor shares.

How to buy Endeavor shares: investing or trading

You can buy Endeavor shares through outright investing in the stock, which gives you direct ownership, or you can trade the company’s shares by speculating on its price movements without having to own the underlying.

Investing in Endeavor shares

Investing in Endeavor's shares means that you become its owner. As a shareholder you’ll have voting rights and be eligible to receive dividends, if the company offers them. We enable you to get direct ownership of Endeavor shares from zero commission.1

With us, you can follow these steps if you want to be a Endeavor shareholder:

  1. Create an account or log in
  2. Search for ‘Endeavor’ on our share dealing platform
  3. Select ‘buy’ in the deal ticket
  4. Choose the number of shares you want to buy
  5. Open and monitor your investment position

Here’s a comparison between our commission rates and our competitors’:

IG Hargreaves Lansdown AJ Bell
Best commission rate on US shares Free £5.95 £4.95
Standard commission rate on US shares £10 £11.95 £9.95
FX conversion fee 0.5% 1.0% 1.0%
Best commission rate on UK shares £3 £5.95 £4.95
Standard commission rate on UK shares £8 £11.95 £9.95
How to qualify for the best rate Open 3 or more positions on your share dealing account in the previous month 20 or more trades in prior month 10 or more trades in prior month

Data as captured on 10 February 2021

See our full share dealing charges and fees

Buying Endeavor shares outright means that you need to commit the full investment value upfront. The share price can swing in either direction, so you may get back a lesser amount than your initial outlay – but your maximum potential losses can’t exceed your total investment amount (excluding additional fees).

You can profit if Endeavor happens to offer dividends or if you sell your shares at an increased share price (compared to the one you bought them at), or both.

Trading Endeavor stock

Trading Endeavor stock means that you’re taking a position on the company’s share price, whether it’ll rise or fall, without having direct ownership of the underlying. You’d ‘buy’ (go long) if you think that the share price will rise and you’d ‘sell’ (go short) if your prediction is that it’ll fall.

We enable you to trade Endeavor shares in these steps:

  1. Create an account or log in
  2. Search for ‘Endeavor’ on our trading platform
  3. Select ‘buy’ to go long or ‘sell’ to go short in the deal ticket
  4. Set your position size and take steps to manage your risk
  5. Open and monitor your position

With us, you’ll trade Endeavor shares using leveraged derivatives such as spread bets and CFDs, with possible tax benefits.2

Find out what the differences are between spread betting and CFD trading

Using leverage when trading means that you only need a small deposit, known as margin, to open your positions, while getting full exposure. Leverage increases both your possible profits and losses to the full value of the trade, so it’s important to take steps to manage your risk properly.

Learn more about the impact of leverage on your trading

See our full trading costs and charges

How to short Endeavor shares

You can short Endeavor shares via spread betting and CFD trading with us. Short-selling means that you’re taking a ‘selling’ position (going short) on a company’s shares in an effort to make a profit from a falling share price.

With us, you can short-sell in these steps:

  1. Create an account or log in
  2. Search for ‘Endeavor’ on our platform
  3. Select ‘sell’ in the deal ticket
  4. Choose your position size
  5. Open and monitor your position

Naturally, the share price could go either way – therefore, you’d incur a loss if it rises when you’re short-selling. But if your prediction that it’ll fall is correct, you’d make a profit.

As you’d be using spread bets and CFDs when short-selling, you’d be trading with leverage. So, you’d need to commit an initial deposit to get full exposure to your selected position size of Endeavor shares. But remember, when trading with leverage, both possible profits and losses are increased to the full value of your trade.

Find out more about short-selling

How to sell or close your Endeavor position

You can sell your Endeavor investment or close your trading position if you want to limit potential losses or secure possible profits. Here’s how:

Selling your Endeavor investment

  1. Log in and go to the trading account where you placed the trade
  2. Go to the positions tab and select ‘Endeavor’
  3. Select ‘sell’ in the deal ticket
  4. Choose the number of shares you want to sell
  5. Close your position

Closing your Endeavor shares trade

  1. Log in and go to your share dealing account
  2. Go to the positions tab and select ‘Endeavor’
  3. Select ‘sell’ in the deal ticket
  4. Choose your position size
  5. Close your position

A brief history of Endeavor

Endeavor Group Holdings was formed in its 2009 merger with the William Morris Agency. Over the years, the company has made a several acquisitions. It reached a valuation of $10.3 billion on the New York Stock Exchange on 29 April 2021 in its listing. This came after its 2019 initial public offering (IPO) plans didn’t take off.

Endeavor’s second attempt at an IPO came with Elon Musk, owner of SpaceX and chief executive officer (CEO) of Tesla, as a board member.

What’s the Endeavor business model?

Endeavor’s business model involves making money from client fees, subscriptions, licence fees, media rights sales, data streaming fees, ticket sales and more.

Endeavor share price: how to analyse Endeavor share price

You can analyse Endeavor shares in one of two ways – technical or fundamental analysis – but a combination of the two is generally more effective.

  • Technical analysis consists of chart patterns, technical indicators and historical price action that is useful in predicting future price movements
  • Fundamental analysis takes elements such as a company’s net revenue, profit and loss statements, as well as wider macroeconomic factors into consideration – these can help you determine likely share price movements

Footnotes:

1 Commission rates differ for UK and US shares. Trade in your share dealing account three or more times in the previous month to qualify for our best commission rates. Please note published rates are valid up to £25,000 notional value. See our full list of share dealing charges and fees.
2 Tax laws are subject to change and depend on individual circumstances. Tax law may differ in a jurisdiction other than the UK.

Publication date : 2021-08-20T10:28:35+0100


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