Investment Trusts

GCP Student Living PLC


GCP Student Living PLC

  • Price (GBX)212.00
  • Today's Change0.00 / 0.00%
  • Shares traded1.33m
  • 1 Year change+51.65%
  • Beta1.1795
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About the company

GCP Student Living PLC is a United Kingdom-based real estate investment trusts (REIT). The Company is focused on student residential assets. It invests in properties located primarily in and around London. Its portfolio comprises of approximately 11 assets with 4,100 beds, providing modern student accommodation. Its properties include Scape Shoreditch; Scape Bloomsbury; Scape Bloomsbury; Scape Wembley; Circus Street, Brighton; Scape Greenwich; Scape Brighton; The Pad, Egham; Podium, Egham; Scape Guildford and Water Lane Apartments, Bristol. The Company’s investment manager is Gravis Capital Management Limited.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)40.12m
  • Net income in GBP6.61m
  • Incorporated2013
  • Employees112.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorProperty - UK Residential
Launch date20 May 2013
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To provide shareholders with regular, sustainable, long-term dividends coupled with the potential for modest capital appreciation over the long term and RPI inflation-linked income characteristics through owning, leasing and licensing student residential accommodation and teaching facilities to a diversified property portfolio of direct let tenants and higher education institutions. The Company may also invest in development and forward funded projects.

Managed by

Nick Barker, Joe McDonagh

Management & contract fees

The Company receives a management fee at an annual rate of 0.75% of NAV ,when Company NAV up to GBP 950m, and 0.6375% between GBP 950m and 1.5b, and 0.5625% above GBP 1.5b.The Investment Management Agreement is terminable by the Company on not less than 12 months’ written notice.

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)
PRS Reit PLC18.01m25.70m547.28m0.0021.301.15--30.380.05190.05190.03640.96170.0252--86.61--3.59--3.71--78.54--142.69------0.4101--116.83--12.60------
Helical PLC29.76m17.88m547.41m29.0031.880.892329.3218.400.14040.14040.24165.020.02916.380.86261,026,035.001.752.971.843.1886.0747.1660.0844.814.06--0.361534.05-16.35-23.89-53.83-29.81-9.924.33
Home Reit PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn553.31m----1.15----------1.00----------------------------0.3244--------------
Mountview Estates plc65.73m30.89m553.66m29.0017.921.4017.888.427.927.9216.86101.270.15420.05725.812,266,552.007.257.507.407.6665.7664.0847.0044.500.2672--0.052548.991.32-3.809.18-4.41--7.21
Harworth Group PLC65.11m87.35m561.53m75.006.451.046.418.620.26990.26990.20091.680.09650.1871.29868,160.0012.946.6014.197.2745.3028.60134.1654.531.16--0.16168.41-18.0839.671.24-19.01--28.69
Empiric Student Property PLC51.35m-2.56m566.41m365.00--0.8844--11.03-0.0043-0.00430.08511.060.0499--7.61140,687.70-0.2488---0.2544--55.26---4.99----0.87820.3665---16.17---143.76------
Civitas Social Housing PLC49.02m36.08m622.46m0.0017.230.9242--12.700.0580.0580.07891.080.0494--4.58--3.64--3.91--97.60--73.59----17.090.3433--6.18---4.37------
Target Healthcare REIT Ltd48.30m30.88m738.08m0.0017.621.10--15.280.06750.06750.10561.080.073--5.13--4.676.054.776.1748.4599.8663.9481.40--6.220.24484.6029.1426.395.8227.05---1.46
CLS Holdings plc136.00m64.60m959.42m116.0014.850.777114.677.050.15860.15860.33383.030.0557--8.611,172,414.002.655.622.886.1977.65--47.5097.23----0.460121.620.79547.08-43.09-9.84-34.75--
GCP Student Living PLC40.12m6.61m964.64m112.00145.801.24--24.040.01450.01450.08821.710.0368--1.95358,250.000.60616.930.63677.1873.4178.8816.48141.83--2.290.276641.317.5532.93-47.659.20---2.02
Supermarket Income REIT PLC34.86m57.97m981.34m0.009.761.16--28.150.1240.1240.07381.040.046--8.06--7.65--7.78--86.80--166.31------0.3033--52.93--209.29------
UK Commercial Property REIT Ltd25.91m-10.28m1.00bn0.00--0.8913--38.77-0.0079-0.00790.01990.86730.0186--0.6669---0.73693.07-0.75073.1350.1882.92-39.6957.90---0.25440.1493100.02-26.26-26.42-725.81---20.37-12.41
LXi REIT PLC42.80m39.90m1.01bn0.0019.241.15--23.540.07480.07480.08111.250.0469--3.67--4.38--4.46------93.22------0.1928--11.17---45.79------
Globalworth Real Estate Investments Ltd185.48m12.22m1.15bn35.0093.750.773690.476.180.06460.06460.98087.830.0596--11.42--0.39252.210.42042.3668.9067.966.5933.70--1.380.488174.690.478337.90-127.50--47.29--
Secure Income REIT PLC102.92m64.93m1.35bn0.0020.741.071,004.0013.080.20040.20040.31763.890.0458--7.28--2.894.062.944.1399.8099.4463.0973.69--2.320.428540.58-19.431.45-174.10------
Hammerson plc90.50m-955.20m1.40bn232.00--0.4989--15.45-0.2982-0.31950.02610.66660.0151--0.7679390,086.20-15.91-4.52-16.63-4.7062.9885.12-1,055.47-208.13--0.00630.4225---46.13-16.10-122.32---17.88-52.17
Data as of Sep 17 2021. Currency figures normalised to GCP Student Living PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

39.79%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
APG Asset Management NVas of 05 Jul 202150.53m11.11%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 16 Sep 202133.44m7.35%
Aviva Investors Global Services of 06 Sep 202117.30m3.80%
CG Asset Management of 16 Jul 202114.10m3.10%
Valu-Trac Investment Management of 16 Sep 202113.78m3.03%
Natixis Investment Managers International SAas of 13 Sep 202111.16m2.45%
Legal & General Investment Management of 15 Sep 202110.78m2.37%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 02 Jul 202110.40m2.29%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) of 15 Sep 202110.31m2.27%
Brewin Dolphin of 16 Sep 20219.25m2.03%
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