How to buy AFC Energy (AFC) shares

Learn how to easily invest in AFC Energy shares.

AFC Energy plc (AFC) is a leading electrical equipment and parts business based in the UK. In the week up to 8 January AFC Energy shares plunged 11.57% to a closing position of 43.95p. Over the last 12 months, AFC Energy's share price has fallen by 15.93% from 72.8p. AFC Energy is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 30 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in AFC 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: AFC in this case.
  5. Research AFC Energy shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your AFC Energy shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has coronavirus impacted AFC Energy's share price?

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

Its last market close was 39.55p, which is 33.00% up on its pre-crash value of 26.5p and 339.44% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 9p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of AFC Energy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £646.00 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 £2,043.93.

AFC Energy share price (LSE:AFC)

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

AFC Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close61.1p
Change %0.1637%
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range40.05p - 83p
50-day moving average50.417p
200-day moving average56.7488p
Wall St. target price61p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-0.9p
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Fees for buying 200x AFC Energy shares with popular platforms

Share prices fluctuate in real time, so the costs presented here should be considered as a guide only. They do not incorporate stamp duty. Always refer to the platform itself for availability and pricing – which may differ from our information.

Platform Platform fee Min. initial deposit Trading fee estimate
eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $10 £0.00
£122.40 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.77
£124.17 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£130.40 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£134.35 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£130.39 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£122.40 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£131.90 total
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Is it a good time to buy AFC Energy stock?

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Revenue TTM £149,062
Gross profit TTM £-26
Return on assets TTM -10.34%
Return on equity TTM -16.45%
Profit margin 0%
Book value 0.088p
Market capitalisation £312.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

AFC Energy share dividends

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

Have AFC Energy's shares ever split?

AFC Energy's shares were split on a 784:775 basis on 14 February 2017. So if you had owned 775 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 784 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your AFC Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1.1% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for AFC Energy shares which in turn could have impacted AFC Energy's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, AFC Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as 40.05p up to 83p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AFC.LSE volatility(beta: 2.41)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 AFC Energy's is 2.4056. This would suggest that AFC Energy's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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