How to buy Strategic Equity Capital shares

Own Strategic Equity Capital shares in just a few minutes. Share price changes are updated daily.

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Strategic Equity Capital Plc (SEC) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. Strategic Equity Capital is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Strategic Equity Capital

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

Strategic Equity Capital share price

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Strategic Equity Capital shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-01-23.
52-week range134.1305p - 257.3317p
50-day moving average 229.0417p
200-day moving average 201.0428p
PE ratio 4.4129
Dividend yield 0.01p (0.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 52.8p
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
eToro Free Stocks
0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
Interactive Investor
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Strategic Equity Capital stock?

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Is Strategic Equity Capital under- or over-valued?

Valuing Strategic Equity Capital stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Strategic Equity Capital's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Strategic Equity Capital's P/E ratio

Strategic Equity Capital's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Strategic Equity Capital shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Strategic Equity Capital financials

Revenue TTM £36.1 million
Operating margin TTM 93.52%
Gross profit TTM £4.6 million
Return on assets TTM 12.64%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 93.52%
Book value 2.861p
Market capitalisation £147.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Strategic Equity Capital share dividends

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

Strategic Equity Capital share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Strategic Equity Capital's shares have ranged in value from as little as 134.1305p up to 257.3317p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SEC.LSE volatility(beta: 0.85)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 Strategic Equity Capital's is 0.8456. This would suggest that Strategic Equity Capital's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Strategic Equity Capital overview

Strategic Equity Capital plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by GVO Investment Management Limited. It invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. The fund seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in value stocks of companies with market capitalization of less than GBP 150 million. The fund employs a private equity technique to create its portfolio with a focus on companies that can benefit from strategic, operational or management initiatives and factors such as cash flow, asset backing, internal rate of return, value catalyst identification, and exit plan. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE Small Cap ex IT Total Return. Strategic Equity Capital plc was formed on May 10, 2005 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.

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