How to buy Sound Energy (SOU) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Sound Energy shares.

Sound Energy plc (SOU) is a leading oil and gas e&p business based in the UK. It opened the day at 1.49p after a previous close of 1.45p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 1.4p to a high of 1.49p. The latest price was 1.48p (25 minute delay). Sound Energy is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 14 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Sound Energy

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

Fees for buying 2,000x Sound Energy 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
£29.60 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.75
£31.35 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£37.60 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£41.55 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£37.59 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£29.60 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£39.10 total
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Sound Energy share price (LSE:SOU)

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

Is it a good time to buy Sound Energy stock?

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How has coronavirus impacted Sound Energy's share price?

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

Its last market close was 2.05p, which is 25.46% up on its pre-crash value of 1.528p and 177.03% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as 0.74p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Sound Energy shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £569.17 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 £1,138.89.

Sound Energy shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-08-27.
Previous close1.45p
Change %2.069%
Information last updated 2022-01-17.
52-week range1.2p - 3.7p
50-day moving average1.8358p
200-day moving average1.676p
Wall St. target price8.2p
Dividend yieldN/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)-1.8p

Do Sound Energy shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Sound Energy 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, Sound Energy's shares have ranged in value from as little as 1.2p up to 3.7p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SOU.LSE volatility(beta: 1.16)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 Sound Energy's is 1.1601. This would suggest that Sound Energy's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

To put Sound Energy's beta into context you can compare it against those of similar companies.

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