J Sainsbury's (SBRY) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to J Sainsbury's shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
By: James Knight
James Knight
James is the lead content editor for Invezz, covering the stock market, cryptocurrency, and macroeconomic markets. Outside of work,… read more.
Updated: Jan 31, 2022

Ways to invest in Sainsbury’s

The most common way is by signing up with an online broker. You can create an account and buy some shares to begin your own portfolio in a matter of minutes and it usually only costs you a small commission fee.

There are other ways to invest too. If you aren’t confident enough to dive straight in and start your own portfolio, think about  a fund or a trust that holds lots of different stocks. The links below take you to individual pages that detail the different investing approaches.

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What is Sainsbury’s?

Sainsbury’s is a UK-based supermarket chain that was founded more than 150 years ago. The company ranks as the second-largest supermarket chain in the UK, behind Tesco, and is one of the components on the FTSE 100 Index.

Supermarket stocks tend to be defensive investments that are stable even when the economy is going through a tough time. Stocks like Sainsbury can be the cornerstone of any long term investment strategy, and you can take our investing course to learn more about creating your own.

How to invest in Sainsbury’s

Below you’ll find a list of investing methods. Click the links to our guides on each one for more detailed information.

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James Knight
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James is the lead content editor for Invezz, covering the stock market, cryptocurrency, and macroeconomic markets. Outside of work, James is an avid trader and golfer… read more.