How to buy 88 Energy (88E) shares

Learn how to easily invest in 88 Energy shares.

88 Energy Limited (88E) is a leading oil and gas e&p business based in the UK. On 10 January 88 Energy shares plunged 12.56% to a closing position of 1.525p. However, over the last 12 months, 88 Energy's share price has risen by a staggering 178.63% from 0.585p. 88 Energy is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in 88 Energy

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: 88E in this case.
  5. Research 88 Energy shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your 88 Energy shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted 88 Energy's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, 88 Energy's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 1.55p, which is 19.35% up on its pre-crash value of 1.25p and 189.72% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 0.535p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of 88 Energy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £562.50 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £1,291.67.

88 Energy share price (LSE:88E)

Use our graph to track the performance of 88E stocks over time.

88 Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-01.
Previous close1.575p
Change %3.4921%
Information last updated 2022-01-10.
52-week range0.411p - 4.7p
50-day moving average1.4682p
200-day moving average1.5753p
Wall St. target price0.03p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-0.1p
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Fees for buying 2,000x 88 Energy shares with popular platforms

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Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £0.00
£32.60 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.75
£34.35 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£40.60 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£44.55 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£40.59 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£32.60 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£42.10 total
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Is it a good time to buy 88 Energy stock?

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Is 88 Energy under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.


88 Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £610,362.

The EBITDA is a measure of a 88 Energy's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.


Revenue TTM £4.5 million
Gross profit TTM £241,534
Return on assets TTM -8.57%
Return on equity TTM -20.64%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.007p
Market capitalisation £258.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

88 Energy share dividends

We're not expecting 88 Energy to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have 88 Energy's shares ever split?

88 Energy's shares were split on a 152:151 basis on 8 October 2018. So if you had owned 151 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 152 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your 88 Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 0.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for 88 Energy shares which in turn could have impacted 88 Energy's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, 88 Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as 0.411p up to 4.7p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

88E.LSE volatility(beta: 0.75)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while 88 Energy's is 0.7523. This would suggest that 88 Energy's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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