How to buy OncoSec Medical (ONCS) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in OncoSec Medical shares.

OncoSec Medical Incorporated
+ $0.07 ( + 3.50%)

OncoSec Medical Incorporated (ONCS) is a leading biotechnology business based in the US. On 15 September OncoSec Medical shares leapt 11.62% to a closing position of $2.21. However, over the last 12 months, OncoSec Medical's share price has fallen by 33.18% from $4.31. OncoSec Medical is listed on the NASDAQ and employs 42 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in OncoSec Medical

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

How has coronavirus impacted OncoSec Medical's share price?

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

Its last market close was $2, which is 12.50% up on its pre-crash value of $1.75 and 92.49% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $1.039.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of OncoSec Medical shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $628.14 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 $1,005.02.

OncoSec Medical share price (NASDAQ:ONCS)

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

OncoSec Medical shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$3.19
Change %-9.7179%
Information last updated 2021-09-12.
52-week range$1.85 - $8.1598
50-day moving average$2.2029
200-day moving average$3.7385
Wall St. target price$10.75
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$-1.466
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Fees for buying 100x OncoSec Medical shares with popular platforms

Both exchange rates and 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
Freetrade logo £0 No minimum £0.94
£210.52 total
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eToro Free Stocks logo £0 $50 £1.05
£210.63 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £0.93
£210.51 total
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Stake logo £0 £50 £1.34
£210.92 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £14.34
£223.91 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £11.43
£221.00 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £2.10
£211.67 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £12.41
£221.99 total
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Is it a good time to buy OncoSec Medical stock?

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OncoSec Medical price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $2.88

1 week (2021-09-10) 37.14%
1 month (2021-08-17) 33.95%
3 months (2021-06-17) -17.24%
6 months (2021-03-17) -53.17%
1 year (2020-09-17) -33.18%
2 years (2019-09-17) 25.76%
3 years (2018-09-17) -78.98%
5 years (2016-09-16) -83.16%


Gross profit TTM $0
Return on assets TTM -55.59%
Return on equity TTM -122.53%
Profit margin 0%
Book value $1.22
Market capitalisation $82.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell OncoSec Medical shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "ONCS.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 999,714 OncoSec Medical shares held short by investors – that's known as the "short interest". This figure is 13.3% down from 1.2 million last month.

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

Short interest ratio (SIR)

OncoSec Medical's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of OncoSec Medical shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of OncoSec Medical shares traded daily (recently around 337741.21621622). OncoSec Medical's SIR currently stands at 2.96. In other words for every 100,000 OncoSec Medical shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2960 shares are currently held short.

However OncoSec Medical's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of OncoSec Medical shares, or, against the total number of tradable OncoSec Medical shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case OncoSec Medical's short interest could be expressed as 0.03% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 OncoSec Medical shares in existence, roughly 30 shares are currently held short) or 0.072% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable OncoSec Medical shares, roughly 72 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 OncoSec Medical.

Find out more about how you can short OncoSec Medical stock.

OncoSec Medical share dividends

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

Have OncoSec Medical's shares ever split?

OncoSec Medical's shares were split on a 1:10 basis on 21 May 2019. 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 OncoSec Medical shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 900% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for OncoSec Medical shares which in turn could have impacted OncoSec Medical's share price.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, OncoSec Medical's shares have ranged in value from as little as $1.85 up to $8.1598. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

ONCS.US volatility(beta: 2.19)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 OncoSec Medical's is 2.1927. This would suggest that OncoSec Medical's shares are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

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