Investment Trusts

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc


BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc

  • Price (GBX)488.00
  • Today's Change1.00 / 0.21%
  • Shares traded139.64k
  • 1 Year change-4.13%
  • Beta1.1788
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About the company

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc is an investment trust. The Company is engaged in portfolio investment. The Company's objective is to provide shareholders with capital growth and an attractive total return by investing primarily in the United Kingdom smaller companies and mid-capitalization companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. In addition to holding a long only portfolio of the United Kingdom smaller and mid-capitalization equities, it also holds approximately 30% of its net assets in a portfolio of contracts for difference (CFD) and/or comparable equity derivatives. The Company focuses on investing in sectors, such as industrials, consumer services, financials, consumer goods, basic materials, healthcare, oil and gas and technology. The Company's investment manager is BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Limited (BIM (UK)).

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)98.62m
  • Net income in GBP91.40m
  • Incorporated1957
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc155 BishopgateLONDON EC2M 3XJUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 207 743 3000
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorUK Smaller Companies
Launch date01 Dec 1962
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


The objective is to provide shareholders with long term capital growth and an attractive total return through investment primarily in UK smaller and mid-cap companies traded on the LSE. Company may hold up to 15% of its GA, in securities of companies which are listed or traded on a stock exchange outside the UK. In normal circumstances, company will likely hold a mixture of long and short CFDs and/or comparable equity derivatives that would result in a typical net market exposure of between 100% and 115%.

Managed by

Dan Whitestone

Management & contract fees

The management fee is 0.35% of the GA. A performance fee is 15% of NAV (total return) outperformance against the Numis Smaller Companies excluding AIM (excluding Investment Companies) Index. The contract is terminable on 6 months notice.

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)
Starwood European Real Este Fin Ltd31.80m27.47m346.69m0.0011.590.816--10.900.07240.07240.08371.030.0689--2,483.03--5.956.556.346.6084.4087.5686.4185.06----0.097790.280.588940.05-1.4645.00--13.18
BH Global Limited40.75m30.31m359.49m0.0011.020.1043--8.821.661.662.23175.530.1104--11.41--8.22-0.51158.33-0.521576.6565.1274.39-6.62--------32.8127.601,610.24------
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust PLC45.96m43.32m361.35m0.007.381.06--7.860.19520.19520.20641.360.1518--342.96--14.31--14.83--96.03--94.25----84.450.00--------------
JPMorgan Indian Investment Trust plc89.62m87.48m364.71m0.005.560.567--4.070.83660.83660.8578.200.1101--28.36--10.758.9810.759.0298.6997.5197.6296.14----0.000.00240.23-10.20235.01-9.90----
Dunedin Income Growth Investment Tr PLC27.79m21.75m366.02m0.0016.810.8058--13.170.14690.14690.18743.070.0544--9.34--4.263.934.504.0583.1380.2478.2675.96----0.08495.35-121.25---138.43----2.32
Oakley Capital Investments Limited153.16m135.27m377.51m0.002.910.5587--2.460.66240.66240.75043.450.2379--6,006.16--21.0114.4121.4614.7993.0594.3988.3289.07----0.0010.2573.1987.9964.97112.49----
Utilico Emerging Markets Trust PLC-100.00bn-100.00bn381.15m0.00--0.6279----------2.69----------------------------0.0621--------------
GCP Asset Backed Income Fund Ltd33.96m28.04m384.12m0.0012.760.8502--11.310.06820.06820.08251.020.0797--1,113.48--6.58--6.61--89.06--82.56----80.530.0202--25.51--29.58------
Blackrock Throgmorton Trust PLC98.62m91.40m392.18m0.003.900.768--3.981.251.251.356.340.2276--17.14--21.0914.6521.5114.9793.2390.1992.6889.36----0.005512.522,139.67170.42987.59----18.31
Draper Esprit PLC139.91m130.06m392.43m28.002.800.57482.992.801.,996,822.0022.5926.7522.7627.19----93.4486.61----0.0301--63.78107.0691.43--52.64--
Ruffer Investment Company Ltd34.43m29.55m403.16m0.0013.650.964--11.710.16340.16340.19042.310.0846--32.54--7.262.597.292.6388.7373.2985.8266.26----0.0044.68-98.76---232.87-----11.94
Jpmorgan Global Growth & Income PLC94.85m90.30m408.48m0.004.320.8641--4.310.68290.68290.71273.410.2093--133.03--19.9210.8220.0111.1796.9595.7495.2093.07----0.060223.6314.832.1613.603.06--83.99
Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon PLC43.64m38.42m409.30m0.0010.370.8462--9.380.14120.14120.15741.730.0849--14.93--7.4811.727.8111.9190.7193.4588.0591.49----0.0295--240.7323.78206.7524.03----
Third Point Offshore Investors Ltd15.17m-11.70m410.18m0.00--0.6625--27.04-0.172-0.1720.252919.850.0202--0.7364---1.56---1.56---50.5547.99-77.1439.56----0.0032.55-136.34---168.09------
Henderson Far East Income Limited36.35m28.31m423.92m0.0014.200.8538--11.660.21590.21590.2883.590.0756--8.98--5.887.336.227.9087.7589.6977.8781.15----0.03478.93143.28-3.18329.20-4.98--4.24
Standard Life UK Small.Co's Tst Plc199.90m194.35m430.43m0.002.220.6861--2.151.941.941.996.270.3491--132.38--33.9411.8834.7012.0397.6092.2197.2290.70----0.066812.71-96.30-31.20-102.68----11.34
Data as of Apr 08 2020. Currency figures normalised to BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

43.42%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Brewin Dolphin of 17 Jan 20208.53m10.65%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 09 Mar 20207.96m9.95%
Quilter Cheviot of 03 Feb 20206.55m8.19%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 03 Feb 20204.85m6.06%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 03 Feb 20202.19m2.73%
Legal & General Investment Management of 03 Feb 20201.47m1.83%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 03 Feb 20201.28m1.59%
Close Asset Management of 03 Feb 2020780.00k0.97%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 03 Feb 2020629.00k0.79%
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) of 03 Feb 2020538.00k0.67%
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