Investment Trusts

JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust


JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust

  • Price (GBX)314.00
  • Today's Change2.00 / 0.64%
  • Shares traded97.48k
  • 1 Year change54.31%
  • Beta0.9854
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About the company

JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company's objective is to provide capital growth from investing in the United Kingdom smaller companies by outperformance of the Financial Times Stock Exchange (FTSE) Small Cap Index. The Company will predominantly invest in quoted the United Kingdom small companies from the FTSE Small Cap Index, although where appropriate, it may invest in similar sized the United Kingdom companies listed on the Alternative Investment Market, which is the London Stock Exchange market for smaller, growing companies. The Company invests in a range of sectors, including consumer services, industrials, financials, consumer goods, technology, oil and gas, basic materials, healthcare, telecommunications and cash. JPMorgan Funds Limited is the manager of the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-9.47m
  • Net income in GBP-12.51m
  • Incorporated1990
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorUK Smaller Companies
Launch date06 Aug 1990
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To achieve capital growth from UK listed smaller companies by out-performance of the Company's benchmark index, the Numis Smaller Companies plus AIM (excluding Investment Companies) Index.

Managed by

Georgina Brittain Start :02 Jan 1998
Katen Patel Start :31 Jul 2017

Management & contract fees

Management fee of 0.75% p.a. on the first GBP 200m of gross assets; 0.65% on gross assets in excess of GBP 200m. Contract terminable on notice period of 3 months.

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)
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn220.61m----1.18----------0.9173----------------------------0.00--------------
Securities Trust of Scotland plc26.74m23.68m226.07m0.009.511.06--8.460.2270.2270.25562.040.1154--59.68--10.227.5010.718.0693.5791.8388.5884.68----0.108342.362,411.3925.571,055.7332.03--5.42
Fidelity Japan Trust PLC-22.84m-24.99m227.78m0.00--1.07-----0.1843-0.1843-0.1691.59-0.099-------10.8310.64-10.9710.81--90.85--87.14----0.000.00-152.97---160.59------
JPmorgan Japan Smaller Co Trust PLC-4.48m-7.77m228.94m0.00--0.9127-----0.1425-0.1425-0.08214.60-0.0155-------2.6912.24-2.8412.93--92.49--89.98----0.009.96-128.84---136.23------
Schroder UK Mid & Small Cap Fund plc5.27m3.20m229.49m0.0072.611.02--43.560.08940.08940.1476.340.0226--1.82--1.377.321.407.4169.5691.5560.7788.81----0.0031.91-47.68-20.59-59.60-26.03--16.83
Montanaro UK Small. Comp. Inv. Trust Plc-8.34m-10.71m232.66m0.00--1.06-----0.0636-0.0636-0.04971.31-0.0333-------4.283.51-4.303.69--77.88--74.00----0.0836---102.99---115.68------
Keystone Investment Trust plc5.28m1.70m236.58m0.00139.050.9184--44.780.02520.02520.07823.810.0179--9.32--0.57653.350.57873.3740.2672.7332.2069.38----0.110773.35112.51-30.20240.81-42.25--2.09
Henderson High Income Trust plc6.67m3.23m237.26m0.0073.510.9988--35.570.02510.02510.05191.850.0221--2.68--
Schroder Japan Growth Fund plc-9.57m-13.46m240.64m0.00--0.8789-----0.1076-0.1076-0.07662.19-0.0292-------4.118.28-4.408.86--91.61--87.27----0.141518.01-130.62---149.22----21.16
International Biotechnology Trust Plc-13.79m-17.54m240.76m0.00--1.00-----0.4683-0.4683-0.36426.24-0.0547-------6.969.43-6.999.96--89.92--85.92----0.0028.34-159.90---187.88------
JPMorgan Smaller Cos Inv Trust PLC-9.47m-12.51m243.52m0.00--1.20-----0.1565-0.1565-0.1192.61-0.0388-------5.137.43-5.758.25--89.48--86.11----0.0021.79-124.58---134.99----23.43
VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC44.45m26.09m254.10m--11.240.8891--5.720.0730.0730.12480.92230.1081--11.50--6.41--6.57--75.98--59.27----8.890.2949--5.23--211.67------
CQS New City High Yield Fund Ltd10.96m7.57m257.80m0.0033.241.08--23.530.0180.0180.02680.55190.0418--2.58--2.894.343.264.8777.1283.5669.0976.37----0.1072156.77-25.99-8.70-34.05-12.52--1.12
Fair Oaks Income Ltd32.61m31.71m259.77m--7.280.6761--7.970.09580.09580.09531.030.101--16.33--9.83--9.86--98.89--97.25------0.00---25.60---28.46------
Jpmorgan China Growth & Income PLC38.74m34.70m261.00m0.007.521.03--6.740.47720.47720.53293.480.1409--67.50--12.6211.7514.6413.4291.2990.6189.5588.52----0.006.272,477.7125.091,194.8628.01--9.34
Henderson Eurotrust PLC19.53m16.47m266.94m0.0016.200.9738--13.670.77760.77760.921712.940.0718--14.53--6.0611.086.1211.2891.3993.3784.3689.25----0.0020.76-2.4912.90-2.6113.90--12.12
Data as of Feb 18 2020. Currency figures normalised to JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

58.60%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) of 31 Jul 201910.29m13.19%
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership of 31 Jul 20196.36m8.15%
The Share Centre of 01 Dec 20195.49m7.04%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 01 Dec 20194.88m6.25%
Legal & General Investment Management of 31 Jul 20193.91m5.01%
Wells Capital Management, of 21 Jan 20203.84m4.92%
Royal London Asset Management of 31 Jul 20193.29m4.21%
Rathbone Investment Management of 01 Dec 20192.76m3.53%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 31 Jul 20192.62m3.36%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 01 Dec 20192.30m2.95%
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Data from 31 Jul 2019 - 03 Feb 2020Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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