Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trust (HSL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

729.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -2.00p
  • 52 Week High: 902.00
  • 52 Week Low: 629.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 74.70m
  • Volume: 89,843
  • Market Cap: 544.58m
  • RiskGrade: 165
  • Beta: 1.15

HSL Overview

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company's investment objective is to maximize shareholders' total returns (capital and income) by investing mainly in smaller companies that are quoted in the United Kingdom. The Company's investments include shares, securities and related financial instruments, including derivatives. The Company invests in various sectors, including software and computer services, investment banking and brokerage services, industrial support services, electronic and electrical equipment, household goods and home construction, travel and leisure, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology, construction and materials, retailers, real estate investment trusts, finance and credit services, aerospace and defense, chemicals, industrial engineering, personal goods, and others.

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Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 2.6% 0.0%
Div Cover 1.5 n/a
Op Mrgn 94.5% n/a
ROCE 3.0%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 24.8 n/a
PEG 1.3 n/a
Pr/Revenue 22.4 n/a
Pr/Book 0.8  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 17.7% n/a
PBT 19.6% n/a
EPS 19.6% n/a
DPS -20.8% n/a

HSL Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (m) Pre-tax (m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-May-19 19.51 17.62 23.59p 36.4 9.1 +4% 23.00p 2.7%
31-May-20 14.23 12.50 16.73p 46.4 n/a -29% 23.50p 3.0%
31-May-21 12.27 10.37 14.00p 91.4 n/a -16% 23.75p 1.9%
31-May-22 20.65 18.36 24.57p 37.3 0.5 +76% 24.00p 2.6%
31-May-23 24.30 21.95 29.38p 26.7 1.3 +20% 19.00p 2.4%

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

HSL Company Announcements

Net Asset Value(s) 29-Nov-2023 12:27 RNS
Net Asset Value(s) 28-Nov-2023 11:38 RNS
Net Asset Value(s) 27-Nov-2023 14:43 RNS

Latest HSL Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
03-Nov-23 Buy Yen Mei Lim 690.12p 724 4,996.47
28-Sep-23 Buy Michael Warren 709.00p 2,000 14,180.00
08-Sep-23 Buy Kevin Carter 709.90p 3,000 21,297.00

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

Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

HSL Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 729.00p
Change Today -2.00p
% Change -0.27 %
52 Week High 902.00
52 Week Low 629.00
Volume 89,843
Shares Issued 74.70m
Market Cap 544.58m
Beta 1.15
RiskGrade 165

HSL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
55.93% below the market average55.93% below the market average55.93% below the market average55.93% below the market average55.93% below the market average
2.60% above the sector average2.60% above the sector average2.60% above the sector average2.60% above the sector average2.60% above the sector average
Price Trend
23.12% below the market average23.12% below the market average23.12% below the market average23.12% below the market average23.12% below the market average
55.56% below the sector average55.56% below the sector average55.56% below the sector average55.56% below the sector average55.56% below the sector average
Income
22.5% below the market average22.5% below the market average22.5% below the market average22.5% below the market average22.5% below the market average
55.36% above the sector average55.36% above the sector average55.36% above the sector average55.36% above the sector average55.36% above the sector average
Growth
95.37% above the market average95.37% above the market average95.37% above the market average95.37% above the market average95.37% above the market average
93.46% above the sector average93.46% above the sector average93.46% above the sector average93.46% above the sector average93.46% above the sector average

HSL Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 24-Aug-23 09-Feb-23
Paid 09-Oct-23 06-Mar-23
Amount 19.00p 7.00p

Trades for 29-Nov-2023

Time Volume / Share Price
16:45 50 @ 732.00p
16:35 1,429 @ 729.00p
16:35 1 @ 729.00p
16:35 7 @ 729.00p
16:35 117 @ 729.00p

HSL Key Personnel

Chair Penelope Anne Freer

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