User Management/Design: Custom Web/App
Company transparency: Transparent
Site security: SSL
Deposit options: Debit Card, Linked Bank Account, Check
Affiliate: Up to $500 in reward stocks annually
Withdrawal: No withdrawal fees
Profit: Varies (0.3% Annual Percentage Yield on Cash)
User Review( votes)
(classified as trading-platform)
Only allowS US Citizens to register.
- Provides commission-free trading in stocks, ETFs, options, and cryptocurrencies.
- Facilitates trade in more than 5,000 stocks.
- Provides options trading services in 250 unlisted global stocks.
- Traders can invest any amount.
- Offers real-time trading services.
- Allows only US Citizens to register
- Weak on research resources and customer support.
Robinhood was founded in 2013 as a financial technology company. The founders of the company are Baiju Bhatt, and Vlad Tenev. Robinhood functions as a stock brokerage platform allowing its consumers to trade in stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies. The company is also into cash management and offers 0.3% annual percentage yield on uninvested cash.
Robinhood is headquartered in California, United States. Presently, the company is in the series G funding stage. The company has to date raised $2.2 billion in funding from 56 investors.
Robinhood offers trading services in cash management, stock and funds, options, and cryptocurrency
Cash management services include the following advantages.
#1. Robinhood charges no transfer fees and foreign transaction fees on cash management.
#2. No account minimum pre-requisites imposed.
#3. Offers the annual percentage yield of 0.30%.
Stock and funds trading features of Robinhood consist of the following:
#1. Provides options to trade in more than 5,000 stocks.
#2. Stocks offered for trade do not include the following types: foreign-domiciled stocks, preferred stocks, and tracking stocks.
#3. Funds up for trade do not include mutual funds.
In options trading, Robinhood’s services include:
#1. Trading in 250 unlisted global stocks.
#2. Robinhood charges no per-contract fees on options trading.
In its cryptocurrency services, Robinhood offers trading in Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin, and other similar currencies. The trading is commission-free.
The regulatory transaction fee is fixed at a rate of $22.10 per $1,000,000 of principal. The trading activity fee is charged ar $0.000119 per share for equity and $0.002 per share for options. The American depository receipts or ADR fees fall in the range of $0.01 to $0.03 per share.
Robinhood is a brokerage firm that provides trading services in stocks, options, ETFs, and cryptocurrencies. Although it claims to be a zero-commission platform, it charges trading fees in the form of regulatory transaction fee, or trading activity fee.
Unfortunately we are not allowed to test them since they only allow US Citizens to register. This will weight in a negative direction on our total rating.
The company has been operational for the past seven years. Adding to its credibility, it has raised more than 2 billion dollars worth of funding. Our rating for Robinhood in 2.9 out of 5.0.