Lyft (LYFT) - All you need to know

Read our comprehensive, beginner-friendly guide to Lyft shares. Learn everything you need to know to start investing today.
Updated: Feb 14, 2023

Ways to invest in Lyft

Buying shares of Lyft through an online stock broker is the simplest way to invest your capital. To do this, sign up to an online stockbroker, which is a service that enables you to trade stocks almost instantly often with negligible transaction fees. 

There are plenty of other ways to invest too, such as mutual funds, ISAs and trust, and these are described below. If you want to learn more about a specific method, click the links in each bullet point.

What is Lyft?

Lyft is a rideshare services provider, rivalling Uber as one of the largest such companies in the world. The company has steadily funnelled business away from taxi service operators and has continued its growth by getting into food delivery, bicycle-sharing, and other services. Lyft reported $3.6 billion in revenue for its most recently completed fiscal year.

If you want to take a step back and go back to basics, our introductory stock market course can help lay the foundations for your Lyft investing success. If you would rather continue learning about the company, simply keep reading.

How to invest in Lyft

The following is a rundown of the techniques you can deploy to invest in Lyft. Click any of the links to find out more information on a topic. 

Where can I buy Lyft shares now?

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Charlie Hancox
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