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Aberdeen Standard Equity Inc Trust plc


Aberdeen Standard Equity Inc Trust plc

  • Price (GBX)264.99
  • Today's Change-3.01 / -1.12%
  • Shares traded26.71k
  • 1 Year change-31.70%
  • Beta1.1162
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About the company

Aberdeen Standard Equity Income Trust PLC, formerly Standard Life Equity Income Trust plc, is an investment company. The Company's objective is to provide shareholders with an above average income from their equity investment while also providing real growth in capital and income. The Company invests in a portfolio, which includes quoted the United Kingdom equities that normally comprise between 50 and 70 individual equity holdings. It focuses on investing in convertible preference shares, convertible loan stocks, gilts and corporate bonds. Its investment portfolio includes various sectors, such as oil and gas, industrials, consumer goods, healthcare, consumer services, telecommunications, utilities, financials and technology. The Company will invest mainly in the United Kingdom equities and may also hold a proportion in fixed interest stocks to supplement income. Standard Life Investments (Corporate Funds) Limited is the alternative investment fund manager of the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-65.37m
  • Net income in GBP-67.92m
  • Incorporated1991
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorUK Equity Income
Launch date15 Nov 1991
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The fund aims to provide shareholders with an above average income while also providing real growth in capital and income. The majority of investments will be in a diversified portfolio mainly of quoted UK equities which will normally comprise between 50 and 70 individual equity holdings.

Managed by

Thomas Moore

Management & contract fees

Management fee of 0.65% p.a. of NA on the first GBP 175m and 0.55% thereafter. No performance fee. Contract terminable on notice period of 6 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)
Proven Growth and Income VCT PLC-9.33m-12.31m119.45m0.00--0.9133-----0.0656-0.0656-0.04970.5858-0.0856-------11.300.8167-11.420.8298--31.04--19.42---------235.67---421.18------
AVI Japan Opportunity Trust PLC16.46m14.41m119.84m--6.610.9107--7.280.15430.15430.18321.12----------------93.56--87.53----610.880.1112--------------
Jupiter US Smaller Companies PLC36.46m34.47m121.39m0.003.860.7642--3.332.442.442.6112.330.2228--431.43--21.068.9422.439.1295.7091.8794.5688.62----0.000.00-70.77-14.64-75.86-17.37----
SME Credit Realisation Fund Ltd29.88m-5.25m121.83m0.00--0.5294--4.08-0.019-0.0190.12421.080.0948--93.49---1.66---1.67--90.80---17.56----0.27410.0477---20.10---782.00------
Octopus Apollo VCT PLC10.13m4.14m126.22m0.0026.650.9024--12.460.01550.01550.03830.45660.0787--4.44--
Blackrock North American Incom Trust PLC-6.46m-8.61m127.07m0.00--0.9776-----0.1015-0.1015-0.08271.60-0.0493-------6.5710.80-6.6811.00--93.63--87.40----0.0034.0231.49-3.6836.23-3.90--14.87
BlackRock Latin American Inv Tst Plc38.18m34.80m127.75m0.003.670.581--3.350.88650.88650.97265.600.1692--9.20--15.424.3416.754.6193.7783.2991.1574.81----0.060875.11567.38--405.81----3.77
Hargreave Hale Aim Vct PLC-14.00m-17.13m128.14m0.00--1.13-----0.0848-0.0848-0.06690.567-0.1075-------13.150.5186-13.200.5207--42.99--19.58----0.001,136.15-210.15---247.91-----2.47
Augmentum Fintech PLC12.79m7.80m128.25m278.0015.710.9441--10.030.06990.06990.11521.160.1057--152.25--6.45--6.53--34.33--60.99------0.0025--3.10---22.23------
Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC-65.37m-67.92m129.90m0.00--0.9559-----1.39-1.39-1.332.80-0.3218-------33.433.82-38.444.34--83.06--79.39----0.126689.56-255.88---307.85----7.93
Invesco Perpetual UK Smlr Cos Inv Tr PLC49.02m47.26m130.57m0.002.690.6362--2.661.431.431.496.070.2679--206.83--25.8314.1526.0014.2997.2091.9396.4290.74------25.46516.5445.03452.7859.21--6.23
Polar Capital Global Fincls Trust PLC-44.75m-49.11m131.46m0.00--0.9221-----0.2749-0.2749-0.23031.16-0.1946-------21.358.55-23.099.07--92.45--86.70---147.840.109932.27822,550.0011.12805.3711.37--7.26
Rights and Issues Investment Trust PLC-17.84m-18.71m132.14m0.00--0.8274-----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
Invesco Income Growth Trust plc-28.62m-30.01m134.96m0.00--0.9286-----0.5125-0.5125-0.48882.48-0.1678-------17.59-0.3984-18.32-0.4174---48.46---99.44----0.0414---349.00---397.21----3.07
BMO Managed Portfolio Trust PLC13.47m11.79m136.03m--14.931.30--10.100.14870.14870.171.710.0982--40.76--8.59--8.63--92.22--87.52----109.330.00---73.55---89.18------
Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd12.06m7.93m137.12m0.0017.881.08--11.370.0940.0940.14591.560.094--4.75--6.196.976.217.04--84.7965.7771.43----0.0029.11143.85-6.76124.87-10.80--22.39
Data as of Aug 04 2020. Currency figures normalised to Aberdeen Standard Equity Inc Trust plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

40.44%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Brewin Dolphin of 25 Nov 20194.78m9.86%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 25 Nov 20193.91m8.07%
Rathbone Investment Management of 17 Apr 20202.35m4.86%
Tilney Investment Management Services of 25 Nov 20191.71m3.54%
Alliance Trust Savings Ltd. (Private Banking)as of 25 Nov 20191.66m3.43%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 01 May 20201.56m3.21%
Legal & General Investment Management of 01 May 2020993.00k2.05%
Standard Life Investments of 01 May 2020983.00k2.03%
Consistent Unit Trust Management Co. of 01 May 2020825.00k1.70%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 01 May 2020823.00k1.70%
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