How to buy Luokung Technology (LKCO) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Luokung Technology shares.

Luokung Technology Corp
- $0.03 ( - 2.88%)

Luokung Technology Corp (LKCO) is a leading internet content and information business based in China. In the week up to 14 October Luokung Technology shares plunged 9.57% to a closing position of $1.04. However, over the last 12 months, Luokung Technology's share price has risen by a staggering 423.62% from $0.508. Luokung Technology is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 180 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Luokung Technology

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

How has coronavirus impacted Luokung Technology's share price?

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

Its last market close was $1.04, which is 2.88% up on its pre-crash value of $1.01 and 205.88% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $0.34.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Luokung Technology shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $463.41 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 $1,268.29.

Luokung Technology share price (NASDAQ:LKCO)

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

Luokung Technology shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-06-28.
Previous close$2.51
Change %5.9761%
Information last updated 2021-10-10.
52-week range$0.391 - $3
50-day moving average$1.3453
200-day moving average$1.4999
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-0.18
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Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £0.87
£194.39 total
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£195.45 total
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£194.42 total
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£194.77 total
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£207.69 total
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£204.70 total
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£205.73 total
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Is it a good time to buy Luokung Technology stock?

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Luokung Technology price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $2.66

1 month (2021-09-16) 77.33%
3 months (2021-07-16) 67.30%
6 months (2021-04-15) 148.60%
1 year (2020-10-15) 423.62%
2 years (2019-10-15) 18.22%


Revenue TTM $18.3 million
Gross profit TTM $784,309
Return on assets TTM -18.53%
Return on equity TTM -75.11%
Profit margin -218.28%
Book value $0.218
Market capitalisation $424.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Luokung Technology shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "LKCO.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 11.1 million Luokung Technology shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 2.4% up from 10.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Luokung Technology shares can be evaluated.

Short interest ratio (SIR)

Luokung Technology's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Luokung Technology shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Luokung Technology shares traded daily (recently around 3.7 million). Luokung Technology's SIR currently stands at 3.01. In other words for every 100,000 Luokung Technology shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3010 shares are currently held short.

However Luokung Technology's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Luokung Technology shares, or, against the total number of tradable Luokung Technology shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Luokung Technology's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Luokung Technology shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.054% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Luokung Technology shares, roughly 54 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Luokung Technology.

Find out more about how you can short Luokung Technology stock.

Luokung Technology share dividends

We're not expecting Luokung Technology to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. Typically it's companies that have been around for longer that pay dividends (Luokung Technology had its IPO on 22 August 2018). However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Luokung Technology's shares ever split?

Luokung Technology's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 5 November 2012. So if you had owned 10 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1 share. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Luokung Technology shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Luokung Technology shares which in turn could have impacted Luokung Technology's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Luokung Technology's shares have ranged in value from as little as $0.391 up to $3. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LKCO.US volatility(beta: 0.93)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 Luokung Technology's is 0.9275. This would suggest that Luokung Technology's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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