Investors can purchase fractional shares in companies like Alphabet, Berkshire Hathaway and other high-priced stocks without having to buy a whole number of shares (in other words, full shares of stock).
The service charges a monthly fee for users. Though, it doesn’t charge trading commissions when your money gets invested on your behalf in fractional shares of ETFs. Instead, it charges an account fee depending on the subscription plan you select for your account.
Public.com is really about making investing like an investing social network, where members can own stock slices, or fractional shares of equities, follow popular creators, and share ideas within a community of investors.
Webull came into the stock trading world in 2018 when it started challenging Robinhood for market share. This stock trading app offers the ability to place equity trades commission-free and on ETFs, options and cryptocurrencies.