Investment Trusts

Aberdeen Standard Equity Inc Trust plc


Aberdeen Standard Equity Inc Trust plc

  • Price (GBX)343.00
  • Today's Change2.00 / 0.59%
  • Shares traded126.29k
  • 1 Year change+37.20%
  • Beta1.3028
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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)50.74m
  • Net income in GBP48.85m
  • 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. It will invest in a diversified portfolio consisting 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
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(YOY change %)
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Blackrock Sustnble Amrcn Incme Trst PLC38.78m36.62m149.23m0.004.060.9393--3.850.45850.45850.48281.980.264--24.45--24.937.2825.357.4097.1591.2594.4282.55----0.0055.23-189.89---228.40----13.22
Odyssean Investment Trust PLC45.97m42.70m153.94m--3.401.19--3.350.48510.48510.52221.390.4434--278.58--41.18--42.14--93.45--92.89------0.00--1,411.04--969.20------
AdvancedAdvT Ltd-100.00bn-100.00bn155.18m----446.31----------0.0026----------------------------0.00--------------
Brown Advisory US Smaller Companies PLC9.48m7.70m159.13m0.0019.701.01--16.780.67520.67520.735713.150.0561--213.06--4.567.324.737.5587.3590.1881.1686.45----0.000.00-144.65---190.19------
Aurora Investment Trust plc-916.00k-2.21m159.16m0.00--0.9588-----0.0717-0.0717-0.01262.17-0.0057-------1.38---1.39-------------108.900.00---102.58---106.58------
Artemis Alpha Trust PLC68.52m66.87m160.11m0.002.510.903--2.341.711.711.754.760.4361--73.96--42.569.9843.9510.5598.5294.0797.5990.09------12.70554.08--502.63----6.33
Mobius Investment Trust PLC48.76m44.40m161.35m0.003.591.17--3.310.42290.42290.46441.300.4195--56.21--38.20--38.82--97.23--91.05------0.00--459.23--326.52------
Duke Royalty Ltd543.00k-8.05m162.00m----1.42--298.34-0.0336-0.03360.00230.31770.0058--0.1462---8.65-7.22-8.74-7.32-133.156.74-1,483.24-334.78---29.870.2044---123.58---595.16------
Henderson Diversified Income Trust PLC23.52m21.56m164.19m0.007.690.9426--6.980.11270.11270.12290.91870.1149--4.06--10.53--12.74--93.78--91.66------0.1292--249.54--351.43------
Aberdeen Standard Eqty Incm Trst PLC50.74m48.85m164.55m0.003.380.945--
Symphony International Holdings Ltd3.77m-91.21m165.00m----0.5946--43.71-0.2427-0.24270.010.73840.0108--72.62---25.97-2.99-28.23-3.09-68.9757.37-2,416.41-56.94---0.0460.0072--557.6529.15-530.93----0.00
Ashoka India Equity Investment Trust PLC26.43m18.15m165.47m--7.231.44--6.260.26620.26620.3941.340.3109--493.98--21.36--21.71--84.12--68.69------0.00---92.97---163.09------
Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd101.62m95.11m173.27m0.002.030.8568--1.711.231.231.352.920.590--311.58--55.2215.2155.3515.37--92.0293.5983.73----0.0013.86602.5835.16900.6638.19--23.00
Literacy Capital PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn174.00m4.00------------------------------------------------47.60--56.65------
BMO Managed Portfolio Trust PLC13.47m11.79m180.20m--19.841.72--13.380.14870.14870.171.710.0982--40.76--8.59--8.63--92.22--87.52----109.330.00---73.55---89.18------
Data as of Sep 21 2021. Currency figures normalised to Aberdeen Standard Equity Inc Trust plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

32.50%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 25 Nov 20193.91m8.10%
Rathbone Investment Management of 30 Sep 20202.75m5.69%
Brewin Dolphin of 02 Nov 20202.41m4.99%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Aug 20212.23m4.62%
Tilney Investment Management Services of 02 Aug 20211.25m2.58%
Consistent Unit Trust Management Co. of 02 Aug 2021900.00k1.86%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Aug 2021709.00k1.47%
Legal & General Investment Management of 02 Aug 2021676.00k1.40%
Standard Life Investments of 02 Aug 2021448.00k0.93%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) of 02 Aug 2021422.00k0.87%
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Data from 30 Sep 2020 - 16 Sep 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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