How to buy Shield Therapeutics (STX) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Shield Therapeutics shares.

Shield Therapeutics plc (STX) is a publicly traded drug manufacturers-specialty and generic business based in the UK. In the week up to 20 September Shield Therapeutics shares plunged 16.80% to a closing position of 10.25p. However, over the last 12 months, Shield Therapeutics's share price has risen by 22.50% from 40p. Shield Therapeutics is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 15 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Shield Therapeutics

  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: STX in this case.
  5. Research Shield Therapeutics shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Shield Therapeutics 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 Shield Therapeutics 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
£245.00 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£253.00 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£245.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£256.95 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.78
£246.78 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£252.99 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£254.50 total
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Shield Therapeutics share price (LSE:STX)

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

Shield Therapeutics price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 49p

1 week (2022-09-23) 410.42%
1 month (2022-08-30) 306.64%
3 months (2022-06-30) 553.33%
6 months (2022-03-29) 148.10%
1 year (2021-09-28) 22.50%
2 years (2020-09-30) -61.94%
3 years (2019-09-30) -72.52%
5 years (2017-09-29) -67.98%

Is it a good time to buy Shield Therapeutics stock?

The technical analysis gauge below displays real-time ratings for the timeframes you select. This is not a recommendation, however. It represents a technical analysis based on the most popular technical indicators: Moving Averages, Oscillators and Pivots. Finder might not concur and takes no responsibility.

We do not make any representations or warranty on the accuracy or completeness of the information that is provided on this page.

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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.

Shield Therapeutics shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Open48.53p
High50p
Low47p
Close49p
Previous close49p
Change0p
Change %0%
Volume536,921
Information last updated 2022-09-26.
52-week range5.52p - 52p
50-day moving average8.8893p
200-day moving average19.4855p
Wall St. target price200p
Dividend yield0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-8.7p

Do Shield Therapeutics shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Shield Therapeutics 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, Shield Therapeutics's shares have ranged in value from as little as 5.52p up to 52p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

STX.LSE volatility(beta: 1.32)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 Shield Therapeutics's is 1.3219. This would suggest that Shield Therapeutics'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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