Investment Trusts

JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust


JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust

  • Price (GBX)238.50
  • Today's Change1.50 / 0.63%
  • Shares traded51.16k
  • 1 Year change18.36%
  • Beta0.7844
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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)-17.56m
  • Net income in GBP-20.44m
  • 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)
Twentyfour Select Monthly Incm Fd Ltd2.76m830.52k170.18m--201.981.02--61.570.00460.00460.01540.900.0165--106.25--0.4954--0.5114--45.67--30.05------0.00---69.60---76.17------
BlackRock Latin American Inv Tst Plc51.67m48.33m179.36m0.003.840.805--3.471.
Montanaro European Smaller Co.s Trust22.36m19.79m179.88m0.009.091.06--
Unicorn AIM VCT plc-2.92m-7.06m180.08m0.00--0.9557-----0.06-0.06-0.02481.44-0.016-------3.879.26-3.889.28--83.88--79.99----0.0050.5648.202.0658.23-0.7923--1.61
Invesco Perpetual UK Smlr Cos Inv Tr PLC7.28m5.97m183.64m0.0030.771.02--25.240.18170.18170.22155.460.0403------3.319.723.319.8383.5187.8782.0586.28----0.0037.52-123.90---129.86----23.40
Doric Nimrod Air Three Ltd74.38m9.90m185.90m0.0018.781.115.322.500.0450.0450.33810.7590.1445--1,859,497.00--1.921.572.191.7599.0899.0913.3112.44--1.270.5577204.840.502021.59-84.962.77----
JPMorgan Smaller Cos Inv Trust PLC-17.56m-20.44m186.15m0.00--1.02-----0.2569-0.2569-0.22042.34-0.0785-------9.1410.44-10.2811.45--92.10--89.73----0.0014.10-23.20-5.27-25.13-6.03--23.23
Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC7.85m5.27m186.63m0.0035.590.8676--23.770.10720.10720.15974.400.0315--3.59--2.117.432.418.4273.0590.2467.1188.11----0.121343.67-54.78-17.60-59.60-19.88--7.46
JPMorgan US Smaller Co Inv Trust PLC12.39m8.91m187.75m0.0021.630.9901--15.160.15120.15120.21513.300.0612--25.25--4.409.194.7810.1379.6988.9071.9284.12----0.004.38-153.40---202.47----28.99
City Merchants High Yield Trust Plc12.92m11.07m190.51m0.0017.001.02--14.750.11320.11320.1331.89----------2.97--2.9889.2680.4985.7173.10----0.00184.71-128.08---143.91----0.00
INVESCO Asia Trust plc3.98m1.19m192.48m0.00156.720.8709--48.410.01790.01790.05623.230.0171--1.24--0.510712.500.515812.7557.3994.5629.8890.96----0.0013.25-89.0611.50-96.4467.91--10.56
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC-1.42m-3.89m193.78m0.00--0.9536-----0.0704-0.0704-0.02433.45-0.0063-------1.739.20-1.919.98--92.42--89.08----0.000.530-105.82---117.59------
Schroder Income Growth Fund PLC-2.00m-4.18m195.07m0.00--0.9541-----0.0608-0.0608-0.02912.98-0.0084-------1.764.75-1.985.12--84.67--81.65----0.0072.37-118.41---148.88------
UK Mortgages Ltd40.50m7.02m198.66m0.0028.310.8865--4.910.02570.02570.14830.82060.0302--2.45--0.5238--0.5272--29.34--17.33------0.8392--56.01--19.89------
Montanaro UK Small. Comp. Inv. Trust Plc-653.00k-3.04m199.18m0.00--0.9212-----0.0175-0.0175-0.00391.29-0.0027-------1.263.51-1.263.69--77.88--74.00----0.0847---102.99---115.68------
Schroder UK Mid & Small Cap Fund plc3.33m1.25m200.53m0.00162.680.9535--60.150.03470.03470.0935.930.0149--1.09--0.55758.910.57539.0351.1792.3937.3489.95----0.0023.79-75.75-26.92-79.98-29.68--15.75
Data as of Nov 15 2019. Currency figures normalised to JPMorgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

56.70%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) of 15 Nov 201810.29m13.19%
Barclays Bank Plc (Private Banking)as of 31 Jul 20184.97m6.37%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 01 Sep 20194.59m5.88%
Wells Capital Management, of 31 Jul 20184.54m5.82%
Legal & General Investment Management of 31 Jul 20183.91m5.01%
West Yorkshire Pension Fundas of 31 Jul 20183.78m4.84%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 31 Jul 20183.55m4.55%
Royal London Asset Management of 28 Sep 20183.29m4.21%
Rathbone Investment Management of 01 Sep 20192.72m3.48%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 31 Jul 20182.62m3.36%
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