Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trust (HSL)

Sector:

Investment Firms

Index:

FTSE 250

771.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      8.00p
  • 52 Week High: 877.00
  • 52 Week Low: 629.00
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 74.70m
  • Volume: 78,226
  • Market Cap: £575.95m
  • RiskGrade: 165

Director dealings: Henderson Smaller Companies director invests, DS Smith CEO covers tax

By Josh White

Date: Friday 08 Sep 2023

LONDON (ShareCast) - (Sharecast News) - Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust was at the top of the list of director buys on Friday afternoon, after one of its directors purchased 3,000 shares across two transactions.
The FTSE 250 firm said Kevin Carter picked up 1,500 shares at a price of 709.9p each, valuing the first transaction at £10,648.50.

In the second transaction, Carter paid 710.474p each for another 1,500 shares, giving the second tranche a value of £10,657.11.

Both transactions took place on 8 September, with the aggregate consideration being £21,305.61, or an average price of 710.187p per share.

Elsewhere, DS Smith group chief executive Miles Roberts was on the list of director sales, after he vested a number of nil-cost options and sold a portion of them to cover his tax bill.

The FTSE 100 packaging specialist said Roberts exercised vested options over 642,335 shares under its Deferred Share Bonus Plan that vested in July 2022, and the Performance Share Plan that vested in July this year.

He then sold 391,884 shares to cover the tax due on those exercises, at a price of 305.8p each, for a total value of £1,198,381.27.

The exercises and sale took place in London on 6 September.

At 1430 BST, shares in the Henderson Smaller Companies Trust were down 0.25% at 708.21p, while those in DS Smith were off 1.58% at 289.37p.

Reporting by Josh White for Shareceast.com.

Top Director Buys

Henderson Smaller Companies Inv Trust (HSL)
Director name: Carter,Kevin
Amount purchased: 3,000 @ 709.90p
Value: £21,297.00

Grafenia (GRA)
Director name: Brown,Iain
Amount purchased: 84,075 @ 9.00p
Value: £7,566.75

Finsbury Food Group (FIF)
Director name: Beveridge,Bob
Amount purchased: 268 @ 90.60p
Value: £242.81

Travis Perkins (TPK)
Director name: Roberts,Nick
Amount purchased: 19 @ 810.41p
Value: £153.98

(ITH)
Director name: Lewis,Iain Clifford Scobbie
Amount purchased: 107 @ 141.26p
Value: £151.15

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX)
Director name: Thakrar,Rakesh
Amount purchased: 29 @ 516.94p
Value: £149.91

(ITH)
Director name: Myerson,Gilad
Amount purchased: 106 @ 141.26p
Value: £149.74

(ITH)
Director name: Bruce,Alan Alexander
Amount purchased: 106 @ 141.26p
Value: £149.74

National Grid (NG.)
Director name: Pettigrew,John
Amount purchased: 15 @ 987.10p
Value: £148.07

National Grid (NG.)
Director name: Agg,Andrew
Amount purchased: 15 @ 987.10p
Value: £148.07

Phoenix Group Holdings (PHNX)
Director name: Briggs,Andrew
Amount purchased: 28 @ 516.94p
Value: £144.74

Mondi (MNDI)
Director name: Powell,Mike
Amount purchased: 11 @ 1,313.19p
Value: £144.45

Mondi (MNDI)
Director name: King,Andrew
Amount purchased: 11 @ 1,313.19p
Value: £144.45

Spectris (SXS)
Director name: Heath ,Andrew
Amount purchased: 4 @ 3,288.00p
Value: £131.52

Spectris (SXS)
Director name: Harding ,Derek
Amount purchased: 4 @ 3,288.00p
Value: £131.52



Top Director Sells

Smith (ds) (SMDS)
Director name: Roberts,Miles
Amount sold: 391,884 @ 305.80p
Value: £1,198,381.31

Grafenia (GRA)
Director name: Brown,Iain
Amount sold: 84,208 @ 9.00p
Value: £7,578.72

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HSL Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 771.00p
Change Today 8.00p
% Change 1.05 %
52 Week High 877.00
52 Week Low 629.00
Volume 78,226
Shares Issued 74.70m
Market Cap £575.95m
RiskGrade 165

HSL Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
59.89% below the market average59.89% below the market average59.89% below the market average59.89% below the market average59.89% below the market average
10.44% below the sector average10.44% below the sector average10.44% below the sector average10.44% below the sector average10.44% below the sector average
Price Trend
6.31% above the market average6.31% above the market average6.31% above the market average6.31% above the market average6.31% above the market average
20.83% below the sector average20.83% below the sector average20.83% below the sector average20.83% below the sector average20.83% below the sector average
Income
20.31% below the market average20.31% below the market average20.31% below the market average20.31% below the market average20.31% below the market average
49.78% above the sector average49.78% above the sector average49.78% above the sector average49.78% above the sector average49.78% above the sector average
Growth
91.18% above the market average91.18% above the market average91.18% above the market average91.18% above the market average91.18% above the market average
92.18% above the sector average92.18% above the sector average92.18% above the sector average92.18% above the sector average92.18% above the sector average

HSL Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 08-Feb-24 24-Aug-23
Paid 05-Mar-24 09-Oct-23
Amount 7.50p 19.00p

Trades for 01-Mar-2024

Time Volume / Share Price
16:35 3,558 @ 771.00p
16:35 1 @ 771.00p
16:35 118 @ 771.00p
16:35 65 @ 771.00p
16:35 132 @ 771.00p

HSL Key Personnel

Chair Penelope Anne Freer

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