Become a more successful investor

Do you wish you had more confidence to pick investments? Would you like to be less reliant on the opinions of others; to feel more in control of your performance? SharePad is designed to give you this confidence.

Described as "a Bloomberg terminal for private investors" by MoneyWeek and voted the UK's Best Investment Software 2015 in the FT/IC awards, SharePad is the essential toolkit for the serious investor.


  • Shares, funds, indices, commodities & currencies
  • Easy-to-use stock analysis tools
  • Record & track your portfolios
  • Comprehensive charting
  • Superb filtering (stock screening)

Use anywhere

  • Windows PCs & laptops
  • MacBooks
  • iPads
  • Android tablets

First impression of a share

So you've come across a stock - maybe you read about it in the press or it came up in a stock screen. Now what?

Your first stop is SharePad's unique Dashboard which highlights a company's strengths and weaknesses at a glance. We've picked 24 measures which provide a thorough analysis of sentiment, valuation, growth, returns and financial safety.

The traffic light colouring system gives you a clear visual guide - lots of red, steer clear; lots of green, investigate further.

Click here to see more superb stock analysis tools and features.

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Dig a little deeper

Once you've identified a stock for further investigation, SharePad's Carousel walks you through the key financial characteristics of each share in more detail.

Around 20 financial charts arranged on four tabs - Key data, Quality, Safety and Valuation - are accompanied by guiding text from Phil Oakley. The carousel is designed to help you learn the key questions to ask and how to interpret the data. You'll learn how to spot tell-tale trends which could signal future trouble.

We believe that the key to investment success is understanding what you are buying. SharePad's superb Dashboard and Carousel will help you become a more successful stock-picker.

Click here to watch the video.

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Find your own investment ideas

Filtering, or stock screening, enables you to search the stock market for companies that match specific criteria - in seconds. You only need a limited understanding of financial results and ratios to start finding shares with attractive characteristics.

Here's why SharePad is better than other stock screening services:

  • More data history
  • More criteria
  • Technical (charting) criteria
  • Easier to analyse results
  • Filter for funds as well

Click here to read more about SharePad's powerful filtering.

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So easy to use

Our aim is to make investment research fast and easy. SharePad's flexible split-screen format means that you can scroll down a list of shares on the left hand side of the screen and see the chart or financials for each stock on the right hand side of the screen.

Now with customisable multi-window layouts, SharePad enables you to create data-rich workspaces for your investment research, portfolio management, stock screening and trading. Click here to see an example.

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Easier to manage all your investments

Many investors diversify their portfolio by investing in foreign markets and alternative asset classes like bonds and property. SharePad includes information on funds, investment trusts, exchange traded funds (ETFs) and retail bonds so you can decide which offer the best value for money.

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Get more insight into your performance

Why do broker accounts offer so little information on your performance? SharePad's portfolio tools give you much greater control.

Create portfolios containing all your investments - shares, funds, investment trusts, ETFs and bonds. Record all your transactions including costs. SharePad will automatically record dividend payments for you.

Choose a suitable benchmark index for each of your portfolios and monitor your performance on your portfolio chart.

Click here to discover four ways SharePad makes it easier to manage your portfolios successfully.

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Superb charting

If you are investor who keeps a close eye on chart trends, or trades via a spread betting account, you'll love SharePad's charts.

From simple momentum indicators to advanced analytics like Fibonacci retracement, Ichimoku, and Point & Figure, SharePad enables you to create multiple chart views which you can switch between with a single click of the mouse.

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Keep abreast of the broader investing environment

SharePad includes a broad range of market data - UK and US shares, global indices, funds, bonds, commodities, currencies and economic indicators. Our Market Overview provides an easy way to see what's happening around the world - a great place to start first thing in the morning. You can customise this view to display the information you are most interested in. For example, add the top risers and fallers in your portfolios.

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Use alarms to make sure you can react fast to significant events

To save you having to check your investments all the time, SharePad lets you set alarms to inform you of unexpected price movements and events that could affect the value of your investments (e.g. news stories, a reduction in profit forecasts, directors selling shares). Receive alerts on your phone via email so you can react quickly wherever you are.

Click here to read more about alarms.

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Explore the full order book

Our real-time service, SharePad Pro, includes Level 2 for the London Stock Exchange. Our smart Level 2 display includes a summary order book, VWAP calculator, order volume graph and trade list as display options.

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The very best customer support

Whilst other companies route your support queries abroad or only respond by email, our friendly London-based customer support team is dedicated to helping you get the best out of SharePad. We actively encourage customers to call as often as they like.

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We'll teach you how

Don't worry if you find all this investment jargon a little daunting. Our aim is to help all customers become confident and successful investors. Our resident analyst Phil Oakley worked for leading City institutions and spent 3 years as senior investment writer for MoneyWeek before joining us.

Phil's Step-by-Step Guide to Stock Analysis and weekly articles will teach you everything you need to know.

SharePad will pay for itself

If you want to be able to pick winners, start by choosing the best investment tools. Thanks to compounding, incremental improvements in your investment decision-making should make a huge difference to your lifetime gains. Customers tell us that their performance gains and cost-savings far exceed the subscription price.

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SharePad or ShareScope?
Which is best for you?

Overview

SharePadSubscribe SharePad ProSubscribe ShareScope GoldSubscribe ShareScope PlusSubscribe ShareScope ProSubscribe
Access online anywhere Yes Yes
Compatibility Tablet, Mac, PC Tablet, Mac, PC Windows PC Windows PC Windows PC
Format Multi-window
(split-screen on tablet)
Multi-window
(split-screen on tablet)
Single window Multi-window Multi-window
Price updates* Delayed Live Daily Delayed Live
Stock dashboard Yes Yes
Stock analysis 5 5 4 4 4
Fund analysis 5 5 3 3 3
Technical analysis 4 4 4 5 5
Filtering (stock screening) 5 5 3 4 4
Alerts 5 5 3 4 5
Portfolio management ISA/SIPP ISA/SIPP Any Any Any
ShareScript language Yes Yes
Telephone & email support 5 5 5 5 5
* Daily means after market close (e.g. 6pm UK); delayed means 15 minutes delayed.

Price updates

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
LSE Level 1DelayedLiveDailyDelayedLive
LSE Level 2 LiveLive (add-on)Live (add-on)Live
US stock marketsDelayedLiveDailyDelayed NasdaqLive
Global indicesDelayed * Live * DailyDelayed * Live *
Foreign exchangeDelayedLiveDailyDelayedLive
Commodity futuresDelayedDelayedDailyDelayedDelayed
Commodity spot pricesDelayedLiveDailyDailyLive
Covered warrantsDelayedLiveDailyDelayedLive
FundsDailyDailyDailyDailyDaily
Investment trustsDelayedLiveDailyDelayedLive
Exchange traded funds (ETFs)DelayedLiveDailyDelayedLive
GiltsDailyDailyDailyDelayedLive
Corporate bondsDelayedLiveDailyDelayedLive
Economic dataDailyDailyDailyDailyDaily
* Some global indices are daily or delayed.

 

News updates

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Dow Jones newsLiveLiveDailyLiveLive
Dow Jones trader headlines Live  Live
RNSLiveLiveDailyDailyDaily

 

Charts

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Price chartsYesYesYesYesYes
Intraday price chartsYesYes YesYes
Trade data   YesYes
Technical analysis44455
Annotate chartsYesYesYesYesYes
Custom analytics   with ShareScriptwith ShareScript

 

Filtering

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
By fundamentalsYesYesYesYesYes
By technicalsYesYesMinimalYesYes
By sector rankingYesYesYesYesYes
Custom calculationsYesYes With ShareScriptWith ShareScript

 

Portfolio Management

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Multiple portfoliosYesYesYesYesYes
Group portfoliosYesYesYesYesYes
Multi-currency portfolios  YesYesYes
Record transactionsYesYesYesYesYes
Cash account(s)YesYesYesYesYes
Portfolio chartYesYesYesYesYes
CGT management  YesYesYes
Dividend reports  YesYesYes

 

Alarms

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Individual stock alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
List alarms  YesYesYes
Email alertsYesYes YesYes
Price change alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
Line alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
Stop loss/gain alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
News alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
Price growth alarmsYesYes   
Director buy/sell alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
Dividend alarmsYesYes   
Dividend forecast alarmsYesYes   
Profit forecast alarmsYesYes   
Broker consensus alarmsYesYes   
Technical alarmsYesYesYesYesYes
Unscheduled auction alarm Yes YesYes
Custom alarms   With ShareScriptWith ShareScript

 

Import/Export data

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Export tablesYesYesYesYesYes
Export chartsYesYesYesYesYes
Export price seriesYesYesYesYesYes
DDE links  YesYesYes
Export trade data   YesYes
Import data  YesYesYes

 

Chart types (historical)

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Close LineYesYesYesYesYes
OHLC barsYesYesYesYesYes
CandlestickYesYesYesYesYes
Candlestick patterns   YesYes
3-Line break  YesYesYes
Heikin-AshiYesYesYesYesYes
HL bars  YesYesYes
HLC bars  YesYesYes
Ichimoku chartsYesYes YesYes
Kagi  YesYesYes
Parabolic SARYesYes YesYes
Pivot pointsYesYes YesYes
Point & figureYesYesYesYesYes
Price/Donchian channelsYesYes YesYes
Renko  YesYesYes
Stop-loss/Stop-gainYesYesYesYesYes
Swing charts   YesYes
Zigzag charts/linesYesYes YesYes

 

Chart types (intraday)

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Mid lineYesYes YesYes
Close lineYesYes YesYes
CandlestickYesYes YesYes
3-Line break   YesYes
Heikin-AshiYesYes YesYes
Kagi   YesYes
OHLCYesYes YesYes
Pivot pointsYesYes YesYes
Point & figureYesYes YesYes
Price/Donchian channelsYesYes YesYes
Range   YesYes
Renko   YesYes
Stop loss/gainYesYes YesYes
Trade dots/line   YesYes

 

Moving averages

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Simple moving averageYesYesYesYesYes
Exponential moving averageYesYesYesYesYes
Weighted moving averageYesYesYesYesYes
Triangular moving averageYesYesYesYesYes
Variable moving average (VHF)YesYesYesYesYes
Variable moving average (CMO)YesYes YesYes
VIDYA moving averageYesYes YesYes
Bollinger bandsYesYesYesYesYes
Envelopes (Trading bands)YesYesYesYesYes
Keltner channelsYesYes YesYes
Ribbons   YesYes
STARC bandsYesYes YesYes

 

Indicators (historical)

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Accumulation swing index  YesYesYes
Adaptive stochastic oscillator   YesYes
AroonYesYes YesYes
Average true range (ATR)YesYes YesYes
BetaYesYesYesYesYes
Chaikin oscillator  YesYesYes
Chande momentum oscillatorYesYes YesYes
Chande trend indexYesYes YesYes
Commodity channel index (CCI)YesYesYesYesYes
Coppock  YesYesYes
CorrelationYesYesYesYesYes
Directional movement (ADX)YesYesYesYesYes
Ease of movement  YesYesYes
Equivolume  YesYesYes
HV index  YesYesYes
MACDYesYesYesYesYes
Mass index  YesYesYes
Meisels  YesYesYes
MomentumYesYesYesYesYes
Money flow index  YesYesYes
Negative volume index  YesYesYes
On balance volumeYesYesYesYesYes
OscillatorYesYesYesYesYes
Other share or indexYesYesYesYesYes
Pairs   YesYes
Positive volume index  YesYesYes
Price oscillator  YesYesYes
Price rate of change  YesYesYes
Price relative toYesYesYesYesYes
RSIYesYesYesYesYes
Standard deviationYesYesYesYesYes
Stochastic oscillatorYesYesYesYesYes
Swing index  YesYesYes
TICK  YesYesYes
Trend analysisYesYesYesYesYes
TRIXYesYesYesYesYes
Ultimate oscillatorYesYes YesYes
Vertical horizontal filter (VHF)YesYesYesYesYes
VolatilityYesYesYesYesYes
VolumeYesYesYesYesYes
Williams %RYesYesYesYesYes
Williams Acc/DistYesYes YesYes
Williams acceleratorYesYes YesYes
Williams awesome oscillatorYesYes YesYes

 

Indicators (intraday)

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AroonYesYes YesYes
Adaptive stochastic oscillator   YesYes
Average true range (ATR)YesYes YesYes
BetaYesYes YesYes
Chande momentum oscillatorYesYes YesYes
Chande trend indexYesYes YesYes
Commodity channel index (CCI)YesYes YesYes
CorrelationYesYes   
Directional movement (ADX)YesYes YesYes
HV index   YesYes
MACDYesYes YesYes
MomentumYesYes YesYes
On balance volumeYesYes YesYes
OscillatorYesYes YesYes
Other share or indexYesYes YesYes
Pairs   YesYes
Price oscillator   YesYes
Price rate of change   YesYes
Price relative toYesYes YesYes
RSIYesYes YesYes
Standard deviationYesYes YesYes
Stochastic oscillatorYesYes YesYes
Trend analysisYesYes YesYes
TRIXYesYes   
Ultimate oscillatorYesYes YesYes
Vertical horizontal filter (VHF)YesYes YesYes
VolatilityYesYes YesYes
Volume indexYesYes   
Williams %RYesYes YesYes
Williams Acc/DistYesYes YesYes
Williams acceleratorYesYes YesYes
Williams awesome oscillatorYesYes YesYes

 

Line studies

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Andrew's Pitchfork  YesYesYes
Cycle lines  YesYesYes
Fibonacci arc  YesYesYes
Fibonacci fan  YesYesYes
Fibonacci projection  YesYesYes
Fibonacci retracementYesYesYesYesYes
Gann angles  YesYesYes
Multi-segment line  YesYesYes
Multi-point fan  YesYesYes
Partial trend  YesYesYes
Percent changeYesYesYesYesYes
Quadrant lines  YesYesYes
Speed resistance lines  YesYesYes
Trend & confidence linesYesYesYesYesYes
U-line  YesYesYes
V-line  YesYesYes
Vertical line  YesYesYes

 

Market graphs (historical)

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Absolute breadth index  YesYesYes
Advance/decline line  YesYesYes
Advance/decline ratio  YesYesYes
Breadth thrust  YesYesYes
Cumulative volume index   YesYes
McClellan oscillator  YesYesYes
McClellan summation index  YesYesYes
New highs/new lows  YesYesYes
New highs/new lows cumulative  YesYesYes
New highs/new lows ratio  YesYesYes
Overbought/oversold  YesYesYes
STIX  YesYesYes
TICK   YesYes
TRIN   YesYes

 

Market graphs (intraday)

SharePad SharePad Pro ShareScope Gold ShareScope Plus ShareScope Pro
Absolute breadth index   YesYes
Advance/decline line   YesYes
Advance/decline ratio   YesYes
Breadth thrust   YesYes
Cumulative volume index   YesYes
McClellan oscillator   YesYes
McClellan summation index   YesYes
New highs/new lows   YesYes
New highs/new lows cumulative   YesYes
New highs/new lows ratio   YesYes
Overbought/oversold   YesYes
STIX   YesYes
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