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Allianz Technology Trust PLC


Allianz Technology Trust PLC

  • Price (GBX)260.00
  • Today's Change6.00 / 2.36%
  • Shares traded981.45k
  • 1 Year change+33.88%
  • Beta0.6929
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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
(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)
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
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(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
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Apax Global Alpha Ltd145.37m139.25m1.00bn0.007.190.9702--6.890.28350.28350.2962.100.1439--93.69--13.7810.3414.0810.43----95.7988.70--93.570.0047.81-25.56---23.21------
AVI Global Trust PLC10.49m-1.97m1.01bn0.00408.861.16--96.590.02370.02370.09698.370.0102--1.38---0.19239.34-0.19989.4813.9790.10-18.7887.78---0.14810.114618.15-74.13---108.11----7.12
Draper Esprit PLC51.35m35.21m1.03bn33.0025.231.2328.4720.020.29290.29290.43236.000.072--8.491,556,152.004.9717.185.0217.39----69.0785.88--13.320.0016---56.9579.44-64.09------
Murray Income Trust plc-19.09m-24.44m1.06bn0.00--1.06-----0.5070-0.5070-0.2648.58-0.0212-------2.714.95-2.745.22--89.82--85.49----0.106467.35-151.41---170.03----1.37
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited177.61m164.78m1.07bn0.006.480.9338--6.011.361.361.469.410.1653--25.26--15.343.3615.423.3894.9177.7892.7868.02--173.700.0039.76-146.45---196.86------
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC-204.57m-219.45m1.09bn0.00--1.21-----1.23-1.23-1.165.20-0.1746-------18.73-1.72-18.79-1.79------------0.0996---673.91---994.53----3.74
Allianz Technology Trust PLC523.29m490.75m1.11bn0.002.050.8925--
Octopus Titan VCT PLC113.91m75.32m1.12bn0.0011.631.02--9.840.08530.08530.1180.97040.114--24.86--7.54--7.73--70.44--66.13------0.00--------------
BBGI SICAV SA63.52m41.71m1.17bn23.0026.811.2828.0418.420.06570.06570.10011.380.0703--23.072,761,870.004.627.514.647.71----65.6675.11--6.810.000268.06-8.967.71-
BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc225.57m216.52m1.19bn0.005.231.22--
Fidelity European Trust PLC117.81m106.39m1.22bn0.0011.430.9964--10.320.25860.25860.28632.970.0997--21.52--9.0011.649.0111.6892.4593.5090.3091.16--305.270.0019.64-50.0514.67-52.3716.08--14.31
Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc328.65m321.97m1.24bn0.003.161.11--3.790.9850.9851.032.800.4034--2,086.66--39.5221.5642.1322.7498.2096.3197.9795.74----0.04790.00746.4267.63865.4671.46----
JPMorgan American Investment Trust PLC229.31m221.14m1.25bn0.005.811.04--5.461.
Impax Environmental Markets plc251.18m240.84m1.26bn0.004.831.09--5.020.93040.93041.054.110.2736--1,184.82--26.2417.5626.3117.6096.9394.8495.8893.07--7,574.160.04285.0369.1159.3872.5565.73--9.67
Schiehallion Fund Ltd148.89m147.75m1.26bn1.40k4.281.27--8.480.43580.43580.43941.47------149,929.30--------98.28--99.24----205,539.000.00------1,094.53------
Data as of May 14 2021. Currency figures normalised to Allianz Technology Trust PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

0.00%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
BlackRock Advisors (UK) of 06 May 20211.79m0.00%
State Street Global Advisors of 06 May 2021135.75k0.00%
Assenagon Asset Management SA (Germany)as of 06 May 202197.11k0.00%
DWS Investments (UK) of 06 May 202178.36k0.00%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) of 04 May 202154.23k0.00%
Aberdeen Asset Investments of 10 May 20215.70k0.00%
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