The European Smaller Companies Trust (ESCT)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

145.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -0.50p
  • 52 Week High: 172.00
  • 52 Week Low: 127.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 400.87m
  • Volume: 362,293
  • Market Cap: 581.26m
  • Beta: 0.01

ESCT Overview

The European Smaller Companies Trust PLC seeks capital growth by investing in smaller and medium sized companies which are quoted, domiciled, listed or have operations in Europe (excluding the UK). The Company Invests mainly in Western Europe typically more than 120 companies with an average market cap of around 1bn and rarely above 3bn.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 3.0% 0.0%
Div Cover 1.2 n/a
Op Mrgn 93.4% n/a
ROCE 3.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 28.1 n/a
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 23.0 n/a
Pr/Book 0.9  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 87.2% n/a
PBT 98.4% n/a
EPS -75.1% n/a
DPS -82.6% n/a

ESCT Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
30-Jun-18 13.67 12.08 2.76p 46.2 1.6 +29% 2.38p 1.9%
30-Jun-19 14.66 13.28 3.01p 37.0 4.1 +9% 2.75p 2.5%
30-Jun-20 9.12 7.68 1.74p 60.8 n/a -42% 2.75p 2.6%
30-Jun-21 13.48 11.77 20.72p 9.0 0.0 +1,094% 25.00p 13.5%
30-Jun-22 25.23 23.36 5.16p 27.1 n/a -75% 4.35p 3.1%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

ESCT Company Announcements

Net Asset Value(s) 04-Oct-2023 12:21 RNS
Net Asset Value(s) 03-Oct-2023 12:31 RNS
Net Asset Value(s) 02-Oct-2023 14:35 RNS

Latest ESCT Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

Note 2: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 3: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 4: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 5: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

ESCT Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 145.00p
Change Today -0.50p
% Change -0.34 %
52 Week High 172.00
52 Week Low 127.00
Volume 362,293
Shares Issued 400.87m
Market Cap 581.26m
Beta 0.01

ESCT Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
20.82% above the market average20.82% above the market average20.82% above the market average20.82% above the market average20.82% above the market average
39.49% above the sector average39.49% above the sector average39.49% above the sector average39.49% above the sector average39.49% above the sector average
Price Trend
19.03% above the market average19.03% above the market average19.03% above the market average19.03% above the market average19.03% above the market average
11.24% above the sector average11.24% above the sector average11.24% above the sector average11.24% above the sector average11.24% above the sector average
Income
24% below the market average24% below the market average24% below the market average24% below the market average24% below the market average
40.93% above the sector average40.93% above the sector average40.93% above the sector average40.93% above the sector average40.93% above the sector average
Growth
80.04% above the market average80.04% above the market average80.04% above the market average80.04% above the market average80.04% above the market average
69.03% above the sector average69.03% above the sector average69.03% above the sector average69.03% above the sector average69.03% above the sector average

ESCT Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 30-Mar-23 20-Oct-22
Paid 28-Apr-23 02-Dec-22
Amount 1.45p 3.10p

Trades for 04-Oct-2023

Time Volume / Share Price
14:49 125,000 @ 145.25p
16:35 62,885 @ 145.00p
16:35 924 @ 145.00p
16:35 1,596 @ 145.00p
16:35 958 @ 145.00p

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