Trade Tesco PLC - TSCOl CFD

Trading Conditions
Spread0.0210
Long position overnight funding adjustment
Long position overnight funding adjustment

Margin. Your investment
£1,000.00
Overnight funding adjustment
Charges from full value of position
-0.025295 %
(-£1.01)

Trade size with leverage ~ £5,000.00

Short position overnight funding adjustment ~ £4,000.00


-0.025295%
Short position overnight funding adjustment
Short position overnight funding adjustment

Margin. Your investment
£1,000.00
Overnight funding adjustment
Charges from full value of position
0.003377 %
(£0.14)

Trade size with leverage ~ £5,000.00

Short position overnight funding adjustment ~ £4,000.00


0.003377%
Overnight funding adjustment time21:00 (UTC)
CurrencyGBP
Min traded quantity1
Margin20%
Stock exchangeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Commission on trade10%

1Our charge for executing your trade is the spread, the difference between the buy and sell price. Please consult the Charges and Fees section of our website for further information

Key Stats
Prev. Close3.2265
Open3.2215
1-Year Change28.4%
Day's Range3.2215 - 3.2485

Tesco Company profile

Learn more about the Tesco (TSCO) share price

Tesco (TSCO) is a top-tier British grocery retailer with their head office based in Welwyn Garden City. The company was established in 1919 by Jack Cohen. The TESCO name has a story behind it. The founder, Jack Cohen purchased a big shipment of tea. He bought it from T.E. Stockwell. To give this tea a proper name, Jack added the initial letters of his own surname. That’s how TESCO was born and the world-known brand name was coined.

Business profile

Today, TESCO is one of the largest retail stores in the world. The company is represented across European and Asian countries, with a large market share in Ireland, Hungary, and the UK.

TESCO boasts a diversified portfolio of products. It sells software, books, internet and phone services, electronics, clothing, toys, furniture, petrol and financial services. In the mid 1990s TESCO underwent a major re-branding; the company switched from being a low-cost retailer to including more valued and high-profile items in their product portfolio.

These changes had a positive impact on the company’s market position. Within fifteen years the chain grew from 500 stores to 2,500 stores.

The rapid growth happened between the 1950s and the 1960s. Back then TESCO bought 70 Williamson’s stores, 200 Harrow Stores outlets, and 212 Irwin’s stores.

In 1987, the company bought the Hillards chain. The 1990s is was a decade of milestones as well. In 1994, TESCO took over the William Low chain. Later, in 1997, the company teamed up with Associated British Foods.

Today TESCO operates the following store types:

  1. Extras. Big hypermarkets located usually out of town.

  2. Superstores. Large supermarkets, fewer non-food goods compared to Extras.

  3. Metros. Middle-sized stores based in city centres.

  4. Express. Convenience stores spread across local neighbourhoods.

  5. Tesco Petrol Stations.

Competitors

The UK retail market is very competitive due to strong industry players. The main competitors are:

  1. Grocery Multiples. The most serious competitor. The chain holds almost 85% of the market Tesco operates in.

  2. Asda. The chain is very similar to TESCO. The main difference is that Asda is a bit cheaper.

  3. Sainsbury’s. Akin to TESCO, but a more expensive one.

  4. Morrisons. Similar to Asda, but has a very distinct specialisation – vegetables and fresh meat.

Subsidiaries

The company has a few subsidiaries represented in the UK and abroad.

Tesco Bank Tesco delivers financial services that include loans, credit cards, mortgages, insurance, and savings accounts.

Telecoms The mobile business within the TESCO brand reaches out to the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Ireland, and the UK.

Listing information

Tesco (TSCO) shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and constitute the FTSE 100 market index, often referred to as Footsie.

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