How to buy Lexaria Bioscience (LEXX) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Lexaria Bioscience shares.

Lexaria Bioscience Corp (LEXX) is a leading biotechnology business based in Canada. In the week up to 12 January Lexaria Bioscience shares surged 8.08% to a closing position of $4.55. Over the last 12 months, Lexaria Bioscience's share price has risen by an impressive 69.72% from $4.26. Lexaria Bioscience is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 6 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Lexaria Bioscience

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

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Lexaria Bioscience share price (NASDAQ:LEXX)

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How has coronavirus impacted Lexaria Bioscience's share price?

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

Its last market close was $4.52, which is 68.61% down on its pre-crash value of $14.4 (accounting for the 12 January 2021 split) and 52.43% down on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $6.89 (accounting for the 12 January 2021 split).

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Lexaria Bioscience shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $662.87 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 $313.87.

Lexaria Bioscience shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$6.714
Change %7.6854%
Information last updated 2022-01-18.
52-week range$3.779 - $12.5
50-day moving average$5.0313
200-day moving average$5.9332
Wall St. target price$12.75
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-1.05

Do Lexaria Bioscience shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Lexaria Bioscience 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, Lexaria Bioscience's shares have ranged in value from as little as $3.779 up to $12.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LEXX.US volatility(beta: 1.82)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Lexaria Bioscience's is 1.8155. This would suggest that Lexaria Bioscience's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

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