Investment Trusts

Alliance Trust PLC


Alliance Trust PLC

  • Price (GBX)1,002.00
  • Today's Change-2.00 / -0.20%
  • Shares traded136.01k
  • 1 Year change-1.76%
  • Beta0.9519
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About the company

Alliance Trust Plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company's investment objective is to be a core investment for investors that delivers a real return over the long term through a combination of capital growth and a rising dividend. The Company invests primarily in global equities across a range of different sectors and industries to achieve its objective. The Company invests primarily in equities and aims to generate capital growth and a progressively rising dividend from its portfolio of investments. The Company’s portfolio of investments in various sectors includes information technology, industrial, healthcare, communication services, financials, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, energy, materials, utilities, real estate, and stock picker cash. The Company's investment manager is Willis Towers Watson (WTW).

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-213.95m
  • Net income in GBP-245.68m
  • Incorporated1888
  • Employees3.00
  • Location
    Alliance Trust PLCRiver Court, 5 West Victoria Dock RoadDUNDEE DD1 3JTUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 138 293 8320
  • Fax+44 138 232 1185
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Management group(s)Willis Towers Watson PLC
AIC sectorGlobal
Launch date21 Apr 1888
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureInvestment Trust
Base currencyGBP


To be a core investment for investors that delivers a real return over the long term through a combination of capital growth and a rising dividend. The Company invests primarily in global equities across a wide range of different sectors and industries to achieve its objective.

Managed by

Mark Davis, Stuart Gray, Craig Baker

Management & contract fees

The management fees equate to the sum of GBP 1.5m p.a. plus 0.055% p.a. of the Market Cap.No performance fees are payable. Contract terminable on notice period of 6 months.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
City of London Investment Trust plc300.27m288.46m1.90bn0.006.291.02--6.360.65630.65630.68144.040.1664--36.30--15.984.2616.414.3396.7086.2596.0783.97----0.0602100.36224.4941.07212.2347.70--3.74
Bridgepoint Group PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn2.06bn340.00--2.94----------0.8877----------------------------0.4627--40.80--58.44------
Caledonia Investments plc627.10m611.20m2.08bn66.003.470.7504--3.3311.0111.0111.3050.910.2465--115.069,501,515.0024.0210.8724.2911.03----97.4691.68--258.390.0023.2029.1114.8931.1616.07-47.153.41
Monks Investment Trust PLC-604.33m-623.20m2.34bn0.00--0.9733-----2.67-2.67-2.5710.89-0.1996-------20.588.19-21.038.49--93.29--91.89----0.03872.44-155.23---157.79------
Smithson Investment Trust PLC-705.60m-737.61m2.44bn0.00--1.07-----4.07-4.07-4.1213.39-0.2729-------28.53---28.60--------------0.00--3.55--1.45------
Petershill Partners PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn2.73bn--------------------------------------------------------------
Polar Capital Technology Trust plc-226.06m-258.65m2.73bn0.00--0.8957-----1.93-1.93-1.6723.95-0.0679-------7.7715.55-7.9516.00--93.77--92.99----0.01680.00-120.70---124.32------
Alliance Trust PLC-213.95m-245.68m2.92bn3.00--1.03-----0.8202-0.8202-0.69699.64-0.0623-----71,315,000.00-7.1510.40-7.4710.87--94.85--91.53----0.080614.75118.40-2.91134.73-3.01--8.33
3i Infrastructure PLC517.00m404.00m3.10bn0.007.701.15--6.020.45320.45320.583.030.1903--4.92--14.8714.3015.0214.6079.6981.1178.1481.20--81.800.078752.87133.9417.3496.1222.53--6.72
International Public Partnerships Ltd165.36m129.21m3.17bn0.0021.671.12--19.190.07660.07660.09941.480.0645--3.54--
HICL Infrastructure PLC371.80m368.70m3.55bn0.009.261.08--9.630.19040.19040.1921.630.1217--1,859.00--12.077.3712.077.37--99.9599.1798.45----0.0077.26140.1815.79142.7315.83--1.54
Renewables Infrastructure Group Ltd608.35m599.28m3.62bn0.005.711.10--6.000.25790.25790.26581.340.2121--22.47--20.898.4520.908.4599.9799.8598.51104.31--87.590.0072.9746.6718.12110.1125.39--1.74
Greencoat UK Wind PLC865.59m798.14m3.79bn0.004.581.07--4.410.35930.35930.39791.540.2196--1,241.88--20.246.6920.276.7196.8791.7492.2178.73--35.860.201864.56172.5239.93247.9342.71--2.53
RIT Capital Partners plc-141.10m-217.10m3.86bn58.00--0.9954-----1.40-1.40-0.900525.37-0.0299-----2,432,759.00-4.6110.62-5.0611.60--96.32--87.73----0.107913.4566.3422.2370.5123.25--2.60
Data as of Aug 15 2022. Currency figures normalised to Alliance Trust PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

21.44%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Rathbone Investment Management of 01 Aug 202224.14m8.11%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 01 Aug 20229.52m3.20%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 01 Aug 20226.41m2.15%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 01 Aug 20224.73m1.59%
J. M. Finn & Co. of 01 Aug 20223.69m1.24%
Schroder & Co Bank AG (Private Banking)as of 01 Aug 20223.48m1.17%
Allspring Global Investments LLCas of 01 Aug 20223.41m1.15%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 01 Aug 20223.01m1.01%
Quilter Cheviot of 01 Aug 20222.88m0.97%
Schroder Investment Management of 01 Aug 20222.58m0.87%
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