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Allianz Technology Trust PLC


Allianz Technology Trust PLC

  • Price (GBX)297.00
  • Today's Change3.00 / 1.02%
  • Shares traded652.57k
  • 1 Year change+24.01%
  • Beta0.6313
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About the company

Allianz Technology Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based closed-end fund. The Company is an investment company. The Company invests principally in the equity securities of quoted technology companies on an around the world basis with the aim of achieving long-term capital growth in excess of the Dow Jones World Technology Index. The investment policy of the Company is to invest in a portfolio of companies that use technology. Its portfolio is concentrated in approximately 60 stocks. It focuses on diversifying the portfolio across a range of technology sub-sectors. Its portfolio sectors include automobiles, communications equipment, electronic equipment instruments and components, healthcare technology, Internet and direct marketing retail, Internet software and services, information technology (IT) services, media, semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, software, and technology hardware storage and peripherals. The Company's investment manager is Allianz Global Investors GmbH.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)523.29m
  • Net income in GBP490.75m
  • Incorporated1995
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorTechnology & Media
Launch date01 Dec 1995
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment principally in the equity securities of listed technology companies on a worldwide basis. The portfolio predominantly comprises equity investments and has a benchmark index of the Dow Jones World Technology Index (sterling adjusted, on a total return basis). To invest in a diversified portfolio of companies that use technology in an innovative way to gain a competitive advantage. Particular emphasis is placed on companies that are addressing major growth trends with innovation that replaces existing technology or radically changes products and services and the way in which they are supplied to customers.

Managed by

Michael A. Seidenberg, Danny Su, Walter C. Price, Huachen Chen

Management & contract fees

0.8% for any market capitalisation up to GBP 400m, 0.6% for any market capitalisation between GBP 400m and GBP 1bn, and 0.5% thereafter. Performance fee of 12.5% of the outperformance of benchmark. 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
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(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
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BB Healthcare Trust PLC144.11m133.64m1.08bn0.007.251.09--7.460.27430.27430.2941.820.1627--502.14--15.09--15.81--94.25--92.73----336.130.0247--226.53--269.15------
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust PLC385.44m381.23m1.08bn0.002.461.26--2.811.441.441.472.800.66--82.34--65.28--66.87--99.15--98.91----981.220.023--168.68--177.20------
BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc225.57m216.52m1.10bn0.004.801.12--4.881.251.251.305.360.2364--58.14--22.6917.8625.6520.4596.3194.6095.9993.01----0.113121.3477.25--89.82-----0.6757
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited181.31m168.22m1.10bn0.006.550.9438--6.081.381.381.499.610.1653--25.26--15.343.3615.423.3894.9177.7892.7868.02--173.700.0039.76-146.45---196.86------
BBGI Global Infrastructure SA63.52m41.71m1.19bn23.0025.591.2228.6318.810.06570.06570.10011.380.0703--23.072,761,870.004.627.514.647.71----65.6675.11--6.810.000268.06-8.967.71-
Allianz Technology Trust PLC523.29m490.75m1.27bn0.002.351.02--2.421.271.271.352.910.5678--73.95--53.2533.4754.1534.1094.1194.1293.7893.51----0.000.00306.1595.49297.3197.33----
Fidelity European Trust PLC117.81m106.39m1.29bn0.0012.131.06--10.950.25860.25860.28632.970.0997--21.52--9.0011.649.0111.6892.4593.5090.3091.16--305.270.0019.64-50.0514.67-52.3716.08--14.31
JPMorgan American Investment Trust PLC229.31m221.14m1.32bn0.006.141.10--5.741.
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc-207.62m-219.20m1.33bn0.00--1.16-----2.43-2.43-2.3312.92-0.1572-------16.602.91-16.692.93--82.20--74.55---271.910.059783.48-166.42---173.19----5.07
Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc483.31m474.76m1.35bn0.002.500.9528--2.791.331.331.353.490.4487--98.74--44.0821.5646.7222.7498.4096.3198.2395.74----0.03250.00746.4267.63865.4671.46----
Schiehallion Fund Ltd152.69m151.53m1.36bn1.40k4.611.37--8.890.43580.43580.43941.47------149,929.30--------98.28--99.24----205,539.000.00------1,094.53------
Impax Environmental Markets plc251.18m240.84m1.40bn0.005.231.18--5.570.93040.93041.054.110.2736--1,184.82--26.2417.5626.3117.6096.9394.8495.8893.07--7,574.160.04285.0369.1159.3872.5565.73--9.67
Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited257.34m240.47m1.43bn0.006.001.10--5.551.
Pantheon International PLC202.11m183.89m1.44bn0.007.850.8506--7.153.403.403.7431.390.1208--20.46--10.9911.3211.0311.3989.7690.7890.9887.42----0.02860.00-60.53-7.23-68.45-10.98----
Syncona Ltd78.54m53.16m1.45bn0.0027.371.11--18.420.07930.07930.1171.960.0601--8.02--
Herald Investment Trust plc545.03m529.08m1.47bn0.002.820.8686--2.698.048.048.2926.080.3767--168.09--36.5619.2136.6119.4297.3494.9897.0794.42----0.000.0065.0347.3267.4851.26----
Data as of Jul 23 2021. Currency figures normalised to Allianz Technology Trust PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

39.70%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Rathbone Investment Management of 04 Mar 202148.11m11.25%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 02 May 202137.38m8.74%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 May 202119.07m4.46%
Brewin Dolphin of 04 Mar 202112.96m3.03%
Legal & General Investment Management of 02 May 202112.35m2.89%
J. M. Finn & Co. of 02 May 20219.36m2.19%
Soci�t� G�n�rale Gestion SAas of 02 May 20218.91m2.08%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 May 20218.81m2.06%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 02 May 20216.67m1.56%
M&G Investment Management of 02 May 20216.12m1.43%
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