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Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc


Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc

  • Price (GBX)480.50
  • Today's Change3.50 / 0.73%
  • Shares traded47.06k
  • 1 Year change-24.45%
  • Beta1.3751
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About the company

Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is an investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to achieve long-term total return for shareholders primarily by investment in a cross- section of small to medium sized United Kingdom quoted companies. The Company seeks its objective through the application of its investment policy and with the aim of spreading investment risk. The Company invests in small and medium-sized companies traded on the London Stock Exchange or on alternative investment market (AIM). It invests approximately 10% in index futures to hedge risk and 5% in other derivatives, including warrants. In addition, it invests approximately 10% in collective investment schemes or investment companies, and 10% in non-United Kingdom domiciled companies. It invests in various sectors, such as media; industrial metals and mining; travel and leisure; oil, gas and coal; banks; technology hardware and equipment, and consumer services.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)38.00m
  • Net income in GBP35.91m
  • Incorporated1987
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust PlcPerpetual Park, Perpetual Park DriveHENLEY-ON-THAMES RG9 1HHUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 207 065 4000
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Management group(s)Invesco Fund Managers Limited
AIC sectorUK Smaller Companies
Launch date01 Mar 1988
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureInvestment Trust
Base currencyGBP


The Company is an investment trust whose investment objective is to achieve long-term total return for shareholders primarily by investment in a broad cross- section of small to medium sized UK quoted companies.

Managed by

Robin West, Jonathan Brown

Management & contract fees

Management fee is 0.75% p.a. of the gross funds under management. No performance fee.

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)
Brown Advisory US Smaller Companies PLC27.33m25.57m150.90m0.005.960.8265--5.532.122.122.2815.300.1584--130.78--14.8111.5014.8511.8796.5193.4793.5590.95----0.000.001,446.6928.04939.0930.77----
Blackrock Energy and Rsrcs Incm Trst PLC53.51m51.36m151.15m0.002.720.8297--2.890.4220.4220.44831.390.3214--59.03--30.858.7534.659.8597.5790.1295.9884.59--1,620.310.106350.65192.36-2.08189.09-2.01---3.89
Financials Acquisition Corp-100.00bn-100.00bn153.34m--------------------------------------------------------------
ProVen VCT plc15.36m10.64m156.93m0.0011.740.8734--10.220.05710.05710.08240.76720.1112--34.91--7.704.727.754.8174.0960.1769.2753.55----0.00240.42-12.750.3673-26.06-2.74--0.9806
Seraphim Space Investment Trust PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn157.52m----0.6286----------1.05----------------------------0.00--------------
UIL Ltd42.02m31.59m158.04m0.005.110.4922--3.780.37050.37050.49843.850.0846--38.09--6.367.657.559.0277.3770.3175.1968.44----0.366117.52382.599.43297.6012.51--1.30
CT Global Managed Portfolio Trust PLC13.47m11.79m159.16m--16.551.44--11.810.14870.14870.171.710.0982--40.76--8.59--8.63--92.22--87.52----109.330.00---73.55---89.18------
Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC-20.84m-22.00m159.26m0.00--0.913-----2.96-2.96-2.9124.48-0.1084-------11.449.86-11.459.88------95.04---62.390.0013.023,066.198.544,906.888.41--2.98
Invesco Perpetual UK Smlr Cos Inv Tr PLC38.00m35.91m159.32m0.004.490.7309--,923.08--17.3611.0117.4311.0995.5291.9094.4990.32----0.0031.20739.41-3.06574.22-2.90----
abrdn Equity Income Trust PLC21.14m19.08m159.47m0.008.420.8783--7.570.39540.39540.43883.790.1046--14.29--9.441.9210.702.1992.7072.7590.2465.62----0.1265217.98218.1166.43209.0191.60----
Aurora Investment Trust plc32.34m30.73m162.03m0.005.320.8452--5.080.40280.40280.42422.540.1808--134.76--17.189.8217.219.8697.7795.4695.0191.64--10,253.670.0019.523,630.90--1,491.04------
Strategic Equity Capital PLC49.38m47.47m162.10m0.003.970.8376--3.260.74990.74990.78013.550.2442--352.69--23.4811.7523.5411.8797.4592.5096.1389.46----0.003.91644.69--561.19----15.45
Manchester & London Investment Trust plc2.05m-1.92m162.29m0.00--0.6773--81.98-0.0484-0.04840.05066.150.0077--177.91---0.72212.99-0.760613.79-66.7291.41-93.7989.41----0.0018.39-5.5512.68-7.5510.61--28.80
Blackrock Sustnble Amrcn Incme Trst PLC21.62m19.57m163.67m0.008.490.9654--7.680.24390.24390.26952.140.1278--16.02--11.569.4011.839.5694.0692.6990.5086.19--1,332.200.021345.04522.709.79435.9710.06--11.22
Agronomics Ltd13.68m4.99m167.72m0.0043.091.18--12.040.00390.00390.01070.14320.1654--0.9148--6.031.426.101.44----36.479.59----0.00--1,525.58--66.71------
Twentyfour Select Monthly Incm Fd Ltd2.38m344.58k167.93m--240.480.9209--71.150.00330.00330.01240.86440.0134--0.7102--0.19437.950.19788.1636.8690.9114.4587.78----0.0085.76113.7029.27133.3433.50----
Data as of Aug 18 2022. Currency figures normalised to Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

44.35%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 31 Mar 20214.34m12.84%
Royal London Asset Management of 31 Mar 20212.38m7.04%
West Yorkshire Pension Fundas of 31 Mar 20212.34m6.90%
AJ Bell Asset Management of 31 Mar 20211.39m4.11%
Brewin Dolphin of 31 Mar 20201.26m3.72%
Rathbone Investment Management of 02 Jul 2022876.00k2.59%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Jul 2022741.00k2.19%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 30 Apr 2018675.00k2.00%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 02 Jul 2022530.00k1.57%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 02 Jul 2022470.00k1.39%
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Data from 31 Mar 2021 - 04 Aug 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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