How to buy Hurricane Energy (HUR) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Hurricane Energy shares.

Hurricane Energy plc (HUR) is a publicly traded oil and gas e&p business based in the UK. On 16 January Hurricane Energy shares leapt 11.14% to a closing position of 4.54p. However, over the last 12 months, Hurricane Energy's share price has fallen by 6.67% from 2.518p. Hurricane Energy is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 60 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

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

How has coronavirus impacted Hurricane Energy's share price?

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

Its last market close was 4.772p, which is 68.61% down on its pre-crash value of 15.2p and 49.73% down on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 7.145p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Hurricane Energy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £528.35 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 £233.24.

Hurricane Energy share price (LSE:HUR)

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

Hurricane Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-27.
Previous close2.21p
Change %6.3348%
Information last updated 2022-01-24.
52-week range0.59p - 5.3p
50-day moving average4.0537p
200-day moving average3.0558p
Wall St. target price0.04p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-10.2p
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Fees for buying 2,000x Hurricane 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
£47.00 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.76
£48.76 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£55.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£58.95 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£54.99 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£47.00 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£56.50 total
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Is it a good time to buy Hurricane Energy stock?

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Is Hurricane 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.


Hurricane Energy's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £116.9 million.

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

To put that into context you can compare it against similar companies.


Revenue TTM £222.7 million
Gross profit TTM £267,000
Return on assets TTM -28.39%
Return on equity TTM -111.15%
Profit margin -123.39%
Book value 0.056p
Market capitalisation £90.6 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Hurricane Energy share dividends

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

Have Hurricane Energy's shares ever split?

Hurricane Energy's shares were split on a 1151:1149 basis on 20 October 2016. So if you had owned 1149 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1151 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hurricane Energy shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 0.2% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hurricane Energy shares which in turn could have impacted Hurricane Energy's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Hurricane Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as 0.59p up to 5.3p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

HUR.LSE volatility(beta: 1.23)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 Hurricane Energy's is 1.2304. This would suggest that Hurricane Energy's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

To put Hurricane Energy's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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