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Fidelity China Special Situations PLC


Fidelity China Special Situations PLC

  • Price (GBX)243.00
  • Today's Change-2.00 / -0.82%
  • Shares traded490.98k
  • 1 Year change-32.69%
  • Beta0.3369
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About the company

Fidelity China Special Situations PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio made up primarily of securities issued by companies in China, both listed and unlisted, as well as Chinese companies listed elsewhere. The Company also invest in various companies with interests in China. It also invests into other transferable securities, collective investment schemes, money market instruments, cash and deposits and use derivatives and bank borrowing for gearing purposes and portfolio management. FIL Investment Services (UK) Limited (FISL) is the Company's alternative investment fund manager and FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited is its investment manager.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-724.89m
  • Net income in GBP-753.78m
  • Incorporated2010
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Fidelity China Special Situations PLCOakhill House, 145 Tonbridge RoadTONBRIDGE TN11 9DZUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 173 236 1144
  • Fax+44 173783689
  • Website
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Management group(s)FIL Investment Management (HK) Ltd
AIC sectorChina / Greater China
Launch date19 Apr 2010
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureInvestment Trust
Base currencyGBP


The investment objective of the Company is to achieve long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio made up primarily of securities issued by companies listed in China and Chinese companies listed elsewhere. The Company may also invest in listed companies with significant interests in China.

Managed by

Dale Nicholls

Management & contract fees

Management fee at the annual rate of 0.9% of NAV p.a. on the first GBP 1.5b, and 0.7% over GBP 1.5b. Contract terminable on 6 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)
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc-240.07m-254.66m1.07bn0.00--0.9191-----2.93-2.93-2.7413.73-0.1692-------17.957.42-17.977.45--91.60--88.01---219.680.046432.45283.9638.86267.6742.59--5.18
Biopharma Credit PLC85.61m70.03m1.09bn0.0015.640.9742--12.780.06180.06180.07560.99260.0753--21.64--6.16--6.19--84.70--81.80------0.00---5.59---4.69------
Herald Investment Trust plc-350.66m-367.69m1.11bn0.00--0.8846-----5.78-5.78-5.4520.37-0.2351-------24.6518.69-24.6818.76--94.88--94.38----0.000.00-28.8314.28-30.8314.29----
Schiehallion Fund Ltd32.81m24.95m1.13bn0.0055.751.18--34.150.0260.0260.03341.230.036--95.80--2.74--2.78--78.81--76.05------0.00---81.28---85.47------
BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc208.35m192.47m1.13bn0.005.740.9916--5.591.
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust PLC88.76m79.76m1.19bn0.0012.821.14--13.770.09630.09630.11151.080.1003--232.36--9.01--9.03--91.57--89.86------0.00--134.61--146.13------
Fidelity European Trust PLC-35.59m-49.63m1.22bn0.00--0.9628-----0.1208-0.1208-0.08663.12-0.0269-------3.7513.27-3.7613.31--94.41--92.18---109.860.0017.07152.1816.29165.4016.64--10.37
Octopus Titan VCT PLC308.41m216.56m1.22bn0.004.790.8937--3.960.19720.19720.27491.060.2458--10.35--17.26--17.92--72.57--70.22------0.00--170.75--187.50------
Fidelity China Special Situations PLC-724.89m-753.78m1.23bn0.00--0.8844-----1.46-1.46-1.412.73-0.3796-------39.474.14-41.234.37--75.68--71.92---439.890.051532.90-171.04---176.09----17.08
Capital Gearing Trust plc73.08m68.22m1.25bn0.0012.391.02--
TR Property Investment Trust plc320.92m281.69m1.26bn0.004.620.8336--4.060.88760.88761.014.920.202--4.05--17.739.3918.759.7789.8588.0687.7784.20--113.770.035333.2726.3826.7920.1727.69--6.67
JPmorgan Emerging Markets Inv Trust PLC57.19m31.21m1.27bn0.0042.090.7979--22.240.02590.02590.04821.360.0355--41.28--1.9414.551.9414.5777.3194.3854.5792.69----0.0068.69888.0731.111,278.6032.70--8.45
Bankers Investment Trust PLC25.58m10.84m1.37bn0.00129.670.9402--54.090.00820.00820.01951.130.016--3.85--0.679911.230.681811.2858.1494.7342.3792.74----0.085718.51386.0813.65454.4213.93--5.06
Syncona Ltd18.69m8.84m1.37bn0.00258.341.06--74.840.00810.00810.02781.960.014--1.84--0.66167.170.6697.24--92.4147.2879.67----0.008.40-76.20-26.29-83.37-35.19----
BH Macro Ltd44.13m9.82m1.38bn0.0070.031.17--31.010.62090.62092.1237.180.0511--2.50--1.148.531.178.6968.1077.9422.2669.27--1.920.000.00-73.60-0.0167-93.38------
Hipgnosis Songs Fund Ltd163.92m-15.90m1.38bn41.00--1.0719.768.43-0.014-0.0140.13941.070.0929--1.593,998,005.00-0.901---0.9245--80.72---9.70----0.66390.2729--24.59---149.94------
Data as of Aug 12 2022. Currency figures normalised to Fidelity China Special Situations PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

75.36%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) of 30 Apr 2022113.94m22.19%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 30 Apr 202267.12m13.07%
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 30 Apr 202251.60m10.05%
Allan Gray (Pty) of 30 Apr 202236.90m7.19%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) of 02 Jul 202236.59m7.13%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 30 Apr 202231.71m6.18%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Jul 202217.94m3.49%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Jul 202214.17m2.76%
Rathbone Investment Management of 02 Jul 202210.57m2.06%
Quilter Cheviot of 02 Jul 20226.37m1.24%
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Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 01 Aug 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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