Investment Trusts

Edinburgh Investment Trust Plc


Edinburgh Investment Trust Plc

  • Price (GBX)602.00
  • Today's Change5.00 / 0.84%
  • Shares traded232.40k
  • 1 Year change+30.85%
  • Beta1.1630
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About the company

The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to invest primarily in United Kingdom securities with the objective of attaining an increase of the net asset value per share in excess of the growth in the FTSE All-Share Index, and growth in dividends per share in excess of the rate of United Kingdom inflation. The Company invests in companies quoted on a recognized stock exchange in the United Kingdom. The Company also invests up to 20% of the portfolio in securities listed on stock exchanges outside the United Kingdom. It has investments in sectors, including food producers, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, food and drug retailers, health care equipment and services, forestry and paper, mining aerospace and defense, support services, oil and gas producers, life insurance and industrial engineering. Majedie Asset Management Limited is the investment manager of the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)291.39m
  • Net income in GBP278.55m
  • Incorporated1889
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorUK Equity Income
Launch date01 Mar 1889
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The Company aims to invest primarily in UK securities with the long-term objective of achieving an increase of the Net Asset Value per share in excess of the growth in the FTSE All-Share Index and growth in dividends per share in excess of the rate of UK inflation.

Managed by

James de Uphaugh, Chris Field

Management & contract fees

Majedie will receive an annual management fee of 0.48% of the market capitalisation of the Company up to GBP 500m and 0.465% on amounts above GBP 500m. The agreement shall be terminable by either party serving three months' 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)
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Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst PLC23.03m22.05m948.71m0.0043.031.25--41.190.29520.29520.308310.170.0276--24.06--2.644.052.804.2998.2385.0595.7383.37----0.094150.49-15.68---13.91----11.72
Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC267.60m257.84m952.71m0.003.601.00--3.562.812.812.9110.080.2851--130.63--27.479.5128.379.8897.1792.1296.3589.85----0.13292.34285.661.55220.27-0.4298----
Biopharma Credit PLC79.14m64.13m958.74m0.0014.950.9665--12.110.06490.06490.08011.000.0781--13.86--6.33--6.40--83.04--81.03------0.00---27.10---27.13------
Schroder AsiaPacific Fund plc427.96m414.57m971.37m0.002.360.8726--2.272.482.482.566.700.456--64.70--44.1713.4745.1213.9798.1994.1696.8792.64----0.0011.79624.31--965.41----13.75
BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc127.73m119.29m979.04m0.008.211.12--7.672.442.442.6217.840.1401--22.11--13.0811.7713.1911.8794.2292.6793.4091.92----0.093315.6226.6231.8728.1635.85--13.73
JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust PLC350.34m341.50m983.83m0.002.930.9315--2.812.,553.4533.991,111.6535.38--12.74
AVI Global Trust PLC448.08m442.23m987.37m0.002.290.918--
Apax Global Alpha Ltd144.09m138.02m987.75m0.007.160.9651--6.860.2810.2810.29342.080.1439--93.69--13.7810.3414.0810.43----95.7988.70--93.570.0047.81-25.56---23.21------
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC291.39m278.55m1.03bn0.003.700.942--3.531.611.611.686.340.2691--123.84--25.731.2325.761.2796.0556.9095.5950.72----0.0837290.91191.6930.16183.1236.11---0.2891
Octopus Titan VCT PLC113.91m75.32m1.03bn0.0010.720.9429--9.070.08530.08530.1180.97040.114--24.86--7.54--7.73--70.44--66.13------0.00--------------
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited179.55m166.59m1.05bn0.006.330.9116--5.871.371.371.489.520.1653--25.26--15.343.3615.423.3894.9177.7892.7868.02--173.700.0039.76-146.45---196.86------
Murray Income Trust plc-19.09m-24.44m1.05bn0.00--1.05-----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
BB Healthcare Trust PLC144.11m133.64m1.06bn0.007.091.07--7.320.27430.27430.2941.820.1627--502.14--15.09--15.81--94.25--92.73----336.130.0247--226.53--269.15------
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust PLC385.44m381.23m1.07bn0.002.421.24--2.771.441.441.472.800.66--82.34--65.28--66.87--99.15--98.91----981.220.023--168.68--177.20------
BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc225.57m216.52m1.12bn0.004.901.14--4.981.251.251.305.360.2364--58.14--22.6917.8625.6520.4596.3194.6095.9993.01----0.113121.3477.25--89.82-----0.6757
Data as of Jul 29 2021. Currency figures normalised to Edinburgh Investment Trust Plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

37.94%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 31 May 201910.89m6.33%
Brewin Dolphin of 31 Mar 20209.76m5.67%
Rathbone Investment Management of 31 May 20198.88m5.16%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 31 Mar 20207.84m4.55%
AXA Investment Managers UK of 31 Mar 20207.67m4.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Jun 20215.56m3.23%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 02 Jun 20214.92m2.86%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Jun 20213.70m2.15%
1607 Capital Partners LLCas of 02 Jun 20213.11m1.81%
Aberdeen Asset Managers of 31 May 20193.01m1.75%
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Data from 31 Mar 2021 - 21 Jul 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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