Investment Trusts

Monks Investment Trust Plc


Monks Investment Trust Plc

  • Price (GBX)994.50
  • Today's Change2.00 / 0.20%
  • Shares traded273.88k
  • 1 Year change-30.65%
  • Beta0.8155
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About the company

The Monks Investment Trust PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company's investment objective is to invest across the globe to achieve capital growth, which takes priority over income and dividends. The Company seeks to build a diversified portfolio of global equities that is well placed to capture growth resulting from structural economic and societal changes. Its portfolio of investments includes various sectors, such as financials, technology, consumer discretionary, healthcare, industrials, telecommunications, consumer staples, basic materials, energy, real estate and utilities. The Company’s geographical portfolio includes North America, Continental Europe, the United Kingdom, China, Emerging Markets ex-China, Japan and Developed Asia. Baillie Gifford & Co Limited is the alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) for the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-604.33m
  • Net income in GBP-623.20m
  • Incorporated1929
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
AIC sectorGlobal
Launch date06 Feb 1929
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureInvestment Trust
Base currencyGBP


The objective of the company is to invest globally to achieve capital growth. This takes priority over income and dividends. The company seeks to meet it objective by investing principally in a portfolio of global quoted equities.

Managed by

Spencer Adair, Malcolm MacColl

Management & contract fees

Management fee 0.45% on the first GBP 750m of TA, 0.33% on the next GBP 1bn of TA and 0.30% on the remaining TA. Contract terminable on notice of 6 months.

Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
MNKS:LSE since
The Independent Investment Trust PLCAnnounced09 Aug 202209 Aug 2022Announced-4.47%--
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Sep 23 2022 16:35 BST.

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)
HgCapital Trust plc605.74m595.14m1.60bn0.002.550.7945--2.651.371.371.404.410.351--6.35--34.4823.7934.5223.8399.72--98.2597.74--
Templeton Emerging Markets Inv Trust plc-406.48m-442.41m1.72bn0.00--0.8262-----0.3746-0.3746-0.34421.78-0.1637-------17.814.61-18.044.76--81.68--78.31----0.045546.40-142.89---147.35----18.16
BH Macro Ltd268.52m35.91m1.73bn0.0048.361.21--6.431.101.109.5343.780.249--8.55--3.338.533.508.6975.7177.9413.3769.27--
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC123.34m109.54m1.76bn0.0016.690.9144--14.260.48660.48660.54938.880.062--15.26--5.517.715.577.7790.4192.9588.8191.54----0.018225.08263.425.97239.045.52--5.47
Bridgepoint Group PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn1.76bn340.00--2.41----------0.8877----------------------------0.4627--40.80--58.44------
City of London Investment Trust plc111.61m99.23m1.81bn0.0017.470.9952--16.230.22270.22270.24873.910.0589--10.33--
Caledonia Investments plc627.10m611.20m1.85bn66.003.070.665--2.9511.0111.0111.3050.910.2465--115.069,501,515.0024.0210.8724.2911.03----97.4691.68--258.390.0023.2029.1114.8931.1616.07-47.153.41
Personal Assets Trust PLC119.94m106.02m1.86bn0.0015.290.9747--15.480.31370.31370.3474.920.0716------6.335.826.395.86--90.3288.4087.30----0.0022.15-13.6010.47-18.5210.16--0.00
HarbourVest Global Private Equity Ltd979.93m966.68m1.86bn800.001.930.5158--1.9012.1012.1012.2745.240.3075----1,224,911.0030.3321.2030.3521.2298.9497.9798.6597.41--626.030.00--55.5948.2656.6750.14----
Smithson Investment Trust PLC-705.60m-737.61m2.10bn0.00--0.9004-----4.07-4.07-4.1213.39-0.2729-------28.53---28.60--------------0.00--3.55--1.45------
Monks Investment Trust PLC-604.33m-623.20m2.18bn0.00--0.9132-----2.67-2.67-2.5710.89-0.1996-------20.588.19-21.038.49--93.29--91.89----0.03872.44-155.23---157.79------
Petershill Partners PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn2.33bn----0.5166----------3.91----------------------------0.0668--------------
Polar Capital Technology Trust plc-226.06m-258.65m2.52bn0.00--0.8084-----1.93-1.93-1.6723.95-0.0679-------7.7715.55-7.9516.00--93.77--92.99----0.01680.00-120.70---124.32------
Alliance Trust PLC-213.95m-245.68m2.79bn3.00--0.9831-----0.8202-0.8202-0.69699.64-0.0623-----71,315,000.00-7.1510.40-7.4710.87--94.85--91.53----0.080614.75118.40-2.91134.73-3.01--8.33
Data as of Sep 23 2022. Currency figures normalised to Monks Investment Trust Plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

34.80%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 01 Jul 202231.80m14.35%
Rathbone Investment Management of 03 Jul 201911.58m5.23%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 01 Jul 20226.65m3.00%
Evelyn Partners Investment Management LLPas of 01 Jul 20226.05m2.73%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 01 Jul 20225.77m2.60%
Quilter Investors of 01 Jul 20223.84m1.74%
Quilter Cheviot of 01 Jul 20223.48m1.57%
J. M. Finn & Co. of 01 Jul 20222.93m1.32%
Legal & General Investment Management of 01 Jul 20222.61m1.18%
UBS Asset Management (UK) of 01 Jul 20222.39m1.08%
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Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 02 Sep 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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