How to buy Strategic Minerals (SML) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Strategic Minerals shares.

Strategic Minerals Plc (SML) is a publicly traded other industrial metals and mining business based in the UK. On 29 September Strategic Minerals shares plunged 8.33% to a closing position of 0.275p. However, over the last 12 months, Strategic Minerals's share price has risen by 11.11% from 0.45p. Strategic Minerals is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and employs 11 staff. All prices are listed in pence sterling.

How to buy shares in Strategic Minerals

  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: SML in this case.
  5. Research Strategic Minerals shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Strategic Minerals 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 2,000x Strategic Minerals 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
£10.00 total
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IG Share Dealing logo £0 £250 £8.00
£18.00 total
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Fineco logo £0 No minimum £0.00
£10.00 total
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Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account logo £0 £1 £11.95
£21.95 total
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Degiro Share Dealing logo £0 £0.01 £1.75
£11.75 total
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interactive investor Trading Account logo £9.99 per month No minimum £7.99
£17.99 total
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Halifax Share Dealing Account logo £36 per year £20 £9.50
£19.50 total
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Strategic Minerals share price (LSE:SML)

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

Strategic Minerals price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 0.5p

1 week (2022-09-30) 81.82%
1 month (2022-09-07) 66.67%
3 months (2022-07-07) 66.67%
6 months (2022-04-05) 53.85%
1 year (2021-10-07) 11.11%
2 years (2020-10-07) 18.37%
3 years (2019-10-07) -37.50%
5 years (2017-10-06) -76.47%

Is it a good time to buy Strategic Minerals stock?

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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.

Is Strategic Minerals under- or over-valued?

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

EBITDA

Strategic Minerals's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is £214,000.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Strategic Minerals's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Strategic Minerals shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-07.
Open0.4701p
High0.5144p
Low0.45p
Close0.5p
Previous close0.5p
Change0p
Change %0%
Volume5,442,577
Information last updated 2022-10-02.
52-week range0.1965p - 1157.65p
50-day moving average0.2746p
200-day moving average0.3046p
PE ratio0
Dividend yield0p (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM)0p

Do Strategic Minerals shares pay dividends?

We're not expecting Strategic Minerals 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, Strategic Minerals's shares have ranged in value from as little as 0.1965p up to 1157.65p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SML.LSE volatility(beta: 0.7)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 Minerals's is 0.7032. This would suggest that Strategic Minerals's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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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