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Miton UK Microcap plc


Miton UK Microcap plc

  • Price (GBX)60.50
  • Today's Change2.50 / 4.31%
  • Shares traded19.86k
  • 1 Year change-32.85%
  • Beta1.3689
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About the company

Miton UK MicroCap Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The investment objective of the Company is to provide shareholders with capital growth over the long-term. The Company invests primarily in the smallest companies, measured by their market capitalization, quoted, or traded on an exchange in the United Kingdom at the time of investment. The Company may also invest in debt warrants or convertible instruments issued by such companies and may invest in, or underwrite, future equity issues by such companies. The Company invests in various sectors, including basic materials, technology, health care, industrials, utilities, telecommunication, energy and consumer discretionary. The Company’s holdings include MTI Wireless Edge Ltd, Totally plc, Frontier IP Group plc, Saietta Group plc, Saietta Group plc, Aferian plc, Caledonia Mining Corporation plc, Supreme plc and AfriTin Mining Ltd. Premier Portfolio Managers Limited is the investment manager of the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-12.30m
  • Net income in GBP-15.10m
  • Incorporated2015
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Miton UK Microcap plcBeaufort HSE, 51 New North RoadEXETER EX4 4EPUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 139 241 2122
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Management group(s)Premier Portfolio Managers Limited
AIC sectorUK Smaller Companies
Launch date30 Apr 2015
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureInvestment Trust
Base currencyGBP


To provide shareholders with capital growth over the long term by investing primarily in the smallest companies, measured by their market capitalisation, quoted or traded on an exchange in the UK.

Managed by

Gervais Williams, Martin Turner

Management & contract fees

The management fee is payable monthly in arrears and is at the rate of 0.9% p.a. where the market capitalisation is at or below GBP100m and 0.8% thereafter. The contract is terminable at 12 months notice period.

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)
Maven Income & Growth VCT PLC4.59m2.97m56.48m0.0018.670.9472--12.310.02250.02250.03420.44340.091--9.17--5.893.385.913.3876.6168.9364.7552.76----0.00287.23121.498.51230.747.78---17.81
Thames Ventures VCT 2 PLC7.90m6.42m57.51m--0.43930.0605--7.280.0740.0740.08970.53760.1432--3.15--11.65-3.4111.80-3.4586.55--81.37------0.00--55.2914.6956.8419.31----
Maven Income and Growth VCT 3 PLC2.58m616.00k57.68m0.0051.940.9601--22.390.01060.01060.03040.57280.048--5.70--1.153.581.163.5939.3258.6023.9147.75----0.00319.38437.6722.332,365.5726.71---10.78
Marwyn Value Investors Ltd19.09m19.09m58.30m--3.140.5448--3.050.32140.32140.3231.850.188------18.80-2.2318.82-2.24100.00--100.00------0.0012--1,692.43--1,692.11----7.91
Maven Income and Growth VCT 5 PLC4.18m2.15m58.42m0.0027.070.8688--13.990.01220.01220.02370.37980.0617--10.48--3.187.473.197.5562.8578.0051.5470.17----0.0086.09422.0356.141,185.37124.46---4.55
Albion Venture Capital Trust PLC7.59m5.96m59.18m0.008.530.9198--7.800.05750.05750.07350.53380.1103--4.35--8.666.028.736.0783.9478.1878.5470.29----0.00207.76-15.43-2.38-16.72-3.19---10.95
Geiger Counter Ltd25.15m23.46m59.73m0.001.910.7577--2.370.22970.22970.24540.57940.4797------44.7421.8447.5826.2897.1194.2293.2686.22--712.360.0720.002,441.0642.375,398.4444.55----
NB Distressed Debt Investment Fund Ltd4.78m-138.82k60.99m0.00--0.8295--12.77-0.0011-0.00110.03950.8740.0429--6.69---0.1246-2.90-0.1273-2.9697.5453.08-2.91-92.26--0.97230.00--8.49-19.64129.09-4.38----
Baker Steel Resources Trust Ltd-18.58m-20.65m61.75m0.00--0.7215-----0.1939-0.1939-0.17450.8039-0.1933-------21.4813.72-21.5313.76--89.93--87.07----0.000.00-86.77-27.78-94.73-39.99----
Forward Partners Group PLC-15.68m-22.38m61.92m19.00--0.5395-----0.1663-0.1663-0.11650.8527----------------------------0.0082--440.47--517.35------
Miton UK Microcap Trust PLC-12.30m-15.10m62.18m0.00--0.7216-----0.1376-0.1376-0.11220.9105-0.1133-------13.905.63-13.975.65--88.01--78.10---10.540.004.40-119.67---125.07-----16.06
Dozens Savings PLC0.00-202.06k62.34m3.00--3,169.22-----0.4234-0.42340.000.03310.00----0.00-10.76---847.39-------------1.950.9905-------10.48------
Kryptonite 1 plc41.72m8.61m63.85m1.005.840.2562--1.530.06170.06170.30881.41----------6.03--7.0199.71--20.6520.82----0.00--1,027.92274.10942.22------
EPE Special Opportunities Ltd-86.25m-90.72m64.50m0.00--0.5448-----2.90-2.90-2.762.60-0.6034-------63.467.00-65.657.07--89.66--42.22---87.660.2276---75.53282.48-85.03-37.70----
Logistics Development Group PLC0.0062.26m66.01m4.00k1.330.5962----0.08860.08860.000.19710.00----0.0067.81-9.7068.57-15.66-------7.56----0.00------1,171.7256.46----
Barings Emerging Emea Opportunities PLC-11.01m-13.35m66.49m0.00--0.7894-----1.12-1.12-0.91087.06-0.1165-------14.128.06-14.228.60--85.59--79.47----0.0041.77241.38-2.58221.27-2.72--2.48
Data as of Oct 04 2022. Currency figures normalised to Miton UK Microcap plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

60.42%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Rathbone Investment Management of 30 Jun 202213.89m14.68%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 30 Jun 202210.22m10.80%
Brewin Dolphin of 30 Apr 20176.06m6.40%
Miton Trust Managers of 30 Apr 20176.00m6.34%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Sep 20224.63m4.89%
Wesleyan Assurance Societyas of 30 Jun 20214.45m4.70%
West Yorkshire Pension Fundas of 30 Apr 20174.00m4.23%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 02 Sep 20223.03m3.20%
Evelyn Partners Investment Management LLPas of 02 Sep 20222.79m2.95%
Brooks Macdonald Asset Management of 30 Apr 20172.11m2.23%
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Data from 31 Mar 2020 - 14 Sep 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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