How to buy IQE (IQE) shares

Learn how to easily invest in IQE shares.

IQE PLC
LSE: IQE - GBX
p47.25
- p0.20 ( - 0.42%)
SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT & MATERIALS

IQE PLC (IQE) is a publicly traded semiconductor equipment and materials business based in the UK. In the week up to 20 January IQE shares plunged 19.93% to a closing position of 45.8p. However, over the last 12 months, IQE's share price has risen by an impressive 52.44% from 31.75p. IQE is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 685 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in IQE

  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: IQE in this case.
  5. Research IQE shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your IQE 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 500x IQE 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 $50 £0.00
£242.00 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£250.00 total
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Freetrade logo £0 £1 £0.00
£242.00 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£242.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£253.95 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£243.78 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£249.99 total
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iWeb logo £0 £1 £0.00
£242.00 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£251.50 total
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IQE share price (LSE:IQE)

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

IQE price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 48.4p

1 week (2023-01-23) 2.87%
1 month (2022-12-30) -2.52%
3 months (2022-10-26) 17.48%
6 months (2022-07-29) 10.25%
1 year (2022-01-28) 52.44%
2 years (2021-01-29) -38.97%
3 years (2020-01-30) -5.00%
5 years (2018-01-29) -58.98%

Is it a good time to buy IQE stock?

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All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

Is IQE 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.

EBITDA

IQE's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £1.7 million.

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

IQE shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open51p
High51p
Low47.9p
Close48.4p
Previous close48.3p
Change0.1p
Change %0.207%
Volume884,786
Information last updated 2023-01-24.
52-week range27.6668p - 60.8p
50-day moving average50.144p
200-day moving average39.6318p
Wall St. target price69.67p
Dividend yield0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-3.9p

IQE share dividends

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

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, IQE's shares have ranged in value from as little as 27.6668p up to 60.8p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IQE.LSE volatility(beta: 1.66)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 IQE's is 1.6561. This would suggest that IQE's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Frequently asked questions

All investing should be regarded as longer term. The value of your investments can go up and down, and you may get back less than you invest. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please seek out a financial adviser. Capital at risk.

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