Investment Trusts

Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC


Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC

  • Price (GBX)1,170.00
  • Today's Change5.00 / 0.43%
  • Shares traded13.37k
  • 1 Year change14.15%
  • Beta0.9204
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About the company

Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. Its investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio of quoted United States smaller and medium-sized companies. The Investment Adviser, Jupiter Asset Management Limited, takes a risk-averse approach to investment, emphasizing capital preservation. The Company has adopted a disciplined and relatively conservative investment style that focuses on companies with a franchise, free cash flow and insider ownership by management, and whose shares are considered by the Investment Adviser to be cheap at the time of investment. The company's Alternative Investment Manager is Jupiter Unit Trust Managers Limited.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)8.18m
  • Net income in GBP6.27m
  • Incorporated1993
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC70 Victoria StreetLONDON SW1E 6SQUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 203 817 1000
  • Fax+44 207 628 8188
  • Website
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorNorth American Smaller Companies
Launch date10 Mar 1993
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To achieve long-term capital growth by investing in a diversified portfolio primarily of quoted US smaller and medium sized companies.

Management & contract fees

Management fee charged to the Company will be determined by a tiered fee amounting to 0.75% of adjusted NAV up to GBP 150m, 0.65% for adjusted NAV over GBP 150m and up to GBP 250m, and 0.55% for adjusted NAV in excess of GBP 250m. The performance fee arrangement has removed. Contract terminable on notice period of 12 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)
AVI Japan Opportunity Trust PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn133.85m----1.15----------1.02----------------------------0.1016--------------
Hargreave Hale Aim Vct PLC-19.17m-22.18m134.04m0.00--0.9383-----0.1207-0.1207-0.09550.706-0.1277-------14.780.5186-14.840.5207--42.99--19.58----0.001,136.15-210.15---247.91-----2.47
Invesco Enhanced Income Ltd11.43m9.99m134.90m0.0013.011.05--11.800.05970.05970.06870.74180.0769--118.44--6.725.328.076.8190.2083.6087.3978.68----0.0099.89288.214.03863.168.89--0.00
Oryx International Growth Fund Limited15.39m13.01m139.08m0.0010.690.9572--9.040.9170.9171.0810.240.1105--68.74--9.3410.559.3810.6289.1090.1384.5684.38--186,075.300.000.00-19.09-17.79-23.14-20.77----
Electra Private Equity Plc33.00m32.00m139.73m10.004.370.6638--4.230.83590.83590.8625.500.1185--66.00--11.4916.1111.5516.48100.0084.4296.9770.61----0.00--168.75-33.51164.00-27.70----
Amati AIM VCT PLC-8.79m-11.46m140.98m0.00--0.9484-----0.141-0.141-0.10121.54-0.0618-------8.063.33-8.213.36--68.76--57.78----0.00187.76-172.02---189.07----2.13
Doric Nimrod Air Three Ltd76.49m21.23m143.00m0.006.740.903.261.870.09650.09650.34770.72220.1525--1,912,271.00--4.231.574.831.7599.1099.0927.7512.44--1.700.5452204.840.502021.59-84.962.77----
JPEL Private Equity Ltd-12.29m-17.33m150.91m0.00--0.5154-----0.1574-0.1574-0.10992.52-0.046-------6.487.11-6.537.70--89.01--76.60---2,696.880.000.00-130.00---154.03------
Us Solar Fund PLC-76.65bn-76.65bn154.14m0.00--1.03----------0.98----------------------------0.00--------------
Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC8.18m6.27m155.10m0.0025.081.02--18.950.46650.46650.564111.530.0474--67.07--3.638.943.869.1281.7191.8776.6388.62----0.000.00-70.77-14.64-75.86-17.37----
Blackrock North American Income12.33m10.37m155.10m0.0013.501.05--12.580.14150.14150.16931.820.0925--24.61--7.7810.807.8611.0091.2593.6384.1087.40----0.0034.0231.49-3.6836.23-3.90--14.87
Aurora Investment Trust plc-11.27m-11.66m155.67m0.00--1.21-----0.2125-0.2125-0.1961.91-0.0972-------10.05---10.20--------------0.00---194.49---201.30------
Strategic Equity Capital PLC4.64m2.34m160.77m0.0059.080.9581--34.660.0430.0430.0712.650.0267--7.03--1.357.481.367.5762.9484.3250.5279.97----0.005.44-4.01-31.66-15.14-39.71--13.97
Baronsmead Venture Trust PLC-13.52m-17.05m163.62m0.00--0.9827-----0.0867-0.0867-0.0680.7505-0.082-------10.343.08-10.443.11--61.55--53.64----0.00343.92-184.32---247.53-----22.48
Ecofin Global Utlts Infrstrctr Trst PLC38.37m35.06m165.37m0.004.721.02--4.310.38160.38160.41761.760.2312--42.68--21.13--23.86--95.43--91.38------0.1021--300.39--471.75------
Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC-17.84m-18.71m173.05m0.00--1.08-----2.36-2.36-2.2021.18-0.0968-------10.1610.09-10.1610.10------95.76----0.0017.19-151.84---155.58-----4.67
Data as of Feb 14 2020. Currency figures normalised to Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

41.01%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Investec Wealth & Investment of 17 Jun 20191.35m10.16%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 03 Feb 2020752.00k5.65%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 09 Apr 2019714.76k5.37%
Brewin Dolphin of 03 Feb 2020529.00k3.98%
British Airways Pension Investment Management of 03 Feb 2020507.00k3.81%
Rathbone Investment Management of 03 Feb 2020458.00k3.44%
Close Asset Management of 03 Feb 2020378.00k2.84%
Legal & General Investment Management of 03 Feb 2020287.00k2.16%
Wesleyan Assurance Societyas of 03 Feb 2020285.00k2.14%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 03 Feb 2020195.00k1.47%
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