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European Opportunities Trust plc


European Opportunities Trust plc

  • Price (GBX)810.00
  • Today's Change3.00 / 0.37%
  • Shares traded134.70k
  • 1 Year change+13.60%
  • Beta0.9078
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About the company

European Opportunities Trust PLC, formerly Jupiter European Opportunities Trust PLC, is a United Kingdom-based investment trust, which is engaged in portfolio investment. The Company's objective is to invest in securities of European companies and in geographical sectors or areas, which offer prospects for capital growth. Its portfolio spans across a range of locations, including Denmark, the United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Finland, Belgium and France. The Company invests in various sectors, including basic materials, industrials, consumer goods, health care, consumer services, telecommunications, financial and information technology. The Company's fund manager is Devon Equity Management Limited, and its alternative investment manager is Fundrock Management Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)14.52m
  • Net income in GBP4.42m
  • Incorporated2000
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorEurope
Launch date22 Nov 2000
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The objective of the company is to invest in securities of European companies and in sectors or geographical areas which are considered by the investment manager to offer good prospects for capital growth, taking into account economic trends and business development.

Managed by

Luca Emo, Alexander Darwall

Management & contract fees

The management company will be paid aggregate management fees of 0.90% per annum of net assets up to GBP 1 b and 0.80 % per annum on any net assets over this amount. No performance fee will be payable.

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)
Digital 9 Infrastructure PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn773.09m19.00------------------------------------------------5.33---36.68------
ICG Enterprise Trust PLC304.09m287.76m774.24m0.002.700.742--2.554.184.184.4215.230.3331--207.01--31.5214.6731.6514.6996.0792.7594.6389.97----0.0013.33103.4832.19117.4635.44--16.89
VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Ltd190.29m158.82m793.92m125.005.171.04--4.170.92250.92251.084.580.2573------21.478.2721.698.4584.4778.2583.4674.68----0.0020.96-484.12---1,284.69------
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC212.27m199.17m808.93m0.003.401.17--3.812.672.672.707.770.3901--186.85--36.6024.5339.8026.7398.1497.1693.8393.93----0.000.0457154.8567.95146.9469.18----
Princess Private Equity Holding Limited268.06m234.60m834.29m0.003.560.9385--
Jpmorgan European Discovery Trust PLC347.25m339.74m844.74m0.002.490.9986--2.432.
European Opportunities Trust PLC14.52m4.42m854.46m0.00137.660.9827--58.850.05880.05880.13168.240.0153--3.64--0.46727.080.4917.7343.6084.9030.4782.59----0.008.1414.15-7.24311.53-13.25---18.32
The Scottish American Investment Co PLC171.00m159.12m870.41m0.005.091.01--5.090.97910.97911.054.920.2058--56.33--19.1511.5420.3111.6194.6889.4593.0586.77----0.101523.70-18.7228.96-20.8337.22--2.32
Capital Gearing Trust plc67.28m63.67m873.95m0.009.631.09--12.995.215.215.4345.900.1206--22.03--11.415.8711.535.9496.1392.1694.6389.33----0.0017.902,596.4074.901,262.0083.08----
GCP Infrastructure Investments Limited1.79m-14.10m901.62m0.00--1.01--502.57-0.016-0.0160.0021.010.0017--11.14---1.304.85-1.304.86-350.2286.83-785.9077.90---2.520.1533131.22-78.66-22.25-101.23----0.00
Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trst PLC377.85m368.65m903.89m0.002.450.9104--2.394.934.935.0613.290.4179--97.50--40.7713.2243.5213.9997.7694.4997.5793.92----0.082915.57821.91--749.04----9.63
Bmo Global Smaller Companies PLC334.94m328.34m926.21m0.002.920.937--2.770.56070.56070.56881.750.3672--79.75--36.0011.6636.4011.9798.5094.6998.0393.26----0.04149.25414.9167.32388.5476.17--10.34
Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC170.55m160.66m927.25m0.005.630.9705--5.441.751.751.8410.130.1684--99.36--15.8610.0015.9010.2995.6092.7494.2090.60----0.12963.29203.2613.37242.2113.36----
Blackrock Throgmorton Trust PLC309.42m299.62m929.29m0.002.871.05--
Law Debenture Corporation plc300.01m257.91m934.14m152.003.511.103.613.,973,750.0029.317.2030.227.3798.0694.2285.9763.84--50.090.124141.65-75.546.70-97.7331.9157.9811.16
Fidelity Special Values PLC57.29m50.96m935.29m0.0017.341.22--16.330.17220.17220.1972.440.0803--14.39--7.141.507.271.5390.9464.9288.9655.36----0.00146.54-342.71---269.89----11.60
Data as of Oct 15 2021. Currency figures normalised to European Opportunities Trust plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

43.10%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Rathbone Investment Management of 02 Nov 202010.88m10.31%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 02 Nov 20207.91m7.49%
1607 Capital Partners LLCas of 20 Aug 20205.71m5.41%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 31 May 20204.76m4.51%
Citibank (Switzerland) AGas of 02 Nov 20203.26m3.09%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Nov 20203.03m2.87%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Nov 20202.88m2.72%
Tilney Investment Management Services of 02 Nov 20202.80m2.66%
Legal & General Investment Management of 02 Nov 20202.40m2.27%
J. M. Finn & Co. of 02 Nov 20201.87m1.77%
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Data from 30 Sep 2020 - 01 Oct 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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