How to buy Centamin (CEY) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Centamin shares.

Centamin PLC (CEY) is a publicly traded gold business based in the UK. It opened the day at 86.24p after a previous close of 86.26p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 83.94p to a high of 86.768p. The latest price was 84.28p (25 minute delay). Centamin is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 4,388 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Centamin

  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: CEY in this case.
  5. Research Centamin shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Centamin shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes. You'll need a smartphone or computer, an internet connection, your passport or driving licence and a means of payment.

Fees for buying 200x Centamin 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
£168.56 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£176.56 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£168.56 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£180.51 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.77
£170.33 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £0.00
£168.56 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£176.55 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£178.06 total
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Centamin share price (LSE:CEY)

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

Centamin price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 84.28p

1 month (2022-08-26) -9.10%
3 months (2022-06-27) 3.90%
6 months (2022-03-25) -7.59%
1 year (2021-09-27) -9.38%
2 years (2020-09-25) -57.67%
3 years (2019-09-27) -32.55%
5 years (2017-09-27) -40.27%

Is it a good time to buy Centamin stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

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Is Centamin 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.

P/E ratio

Centamin's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Centamin shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.


Centamin's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £286.5 million.

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

Centamin shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-09-27.
Previous close86.26p
Change %-2.2954%
Information last updated 2022-09-25.
52-week range74.1621p - 110.8864p
50-day moving average88.2956p
200-day moving average88.7316p
Wall St. target price1.31p
PE ratio8.624
Dividend yield7.5p (7.13%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0.1p

Centamin share dividends


Dividend yield: 7.13% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 7.13% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 82.86% of net profits

Centamin has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 7.13% of its share value annually.

Centamin has paid out, on average, around 82.86% of recent net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 7.13% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), shareholders could enjoy a 7.13% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Centamin's case, that would currently equate to about 7.5p per share.

Centamin's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 31 August 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Centamin's shares have ranged in value from as little as 74.1621p up to 110.8864p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CEY.LSE volatility(beta: 0.51)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 Centamin's is 0.513. This would suggest that Centamin's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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