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Jpmorgan European Smaller Companies Trust Plc

Current Price 496.00p Bid 485.00p Ask 497.50p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 28/09/2021 04:57. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

Investment Trust that is dedicated to investments in smaller Continental European countries, excluding UK. As the emphasis is on capital growth rather than income, shareholders should expect the dividend to vary from year to year. The Company has the ability to use borrowing to gear the portfolio within the range of 20% net cash to 20% geared, in normal market conditions.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/03/2021

Revenue
£n/am
Operating Profit/Loss
£7.12m
Dividend yield (%)
1.50
Total dividend for year
n/ap
Dividend cover
0.66
P/E Ratio
104.10

Key Personnel

Mr Marc van Gelder
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Sarah Watters
Independent Non-Executive Director
Ms Tanya Cordre
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr Ashok Gupta
Non-Executive Director
Mr Stephen White
Non-Executive Director
Mr Nicholas Smith
Senior Independent Director

Stock Details

EPIC
JESCL
ISIN
GB00BMTS0Z37
Shares in Issue
160.15m
Market cap
£794.33m

Analyst Views (0)

Strong Buy
 
0%
Buy
 
0%
Hold
 
0%
Sell
 
0%
Strong Sell
 
0%
This information is provided by Web Financial Group (UK) Limited. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect the views held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
496.00p
Bid Price
485.00p
Ask Price
497.50p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
496.00p
Previous Close
496.00p
Intraday High
496.00p
Intraday Low
496.00p
52 Week High
509.00p
52 Week Low
383.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

News

Income Statement

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Continuing Operations
Revenue
n/a
n/a
Operating Profit/Loss
7.12
12.47
Net Interest
-0.29
-0.17
Pre-Tax Profit
6.83
12.30
Profit After Tax from continuing operations
7.05
10.89
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax
n/a
n/a
Profit/Loss for the Year
n/a
n/a
Attributable to:
Equity Holders of Parent Company
n/a
n/a
Minority Interests
n/a
n/a
Total Dividend Paid
n/ap
n/ap
Retained Profit/(Loss) for the Financial Year
7.05
10.89

Earnings per Share

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
Basic
4.42p
6.83p
Diluted
4.42p
6.83p
Adjusted
4.42p
6.83p
Dividend per Share
n/ap
n/ap

Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment
n/a
n/a
Intangible Assets
n/a
n/a
Investment Properties
n/a
n/a
Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Financial Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Current Assets
Inventories
n/a
n/a
Trade & Other Receivables
n/a
n/a
Cash at Bank & In Hand
1.41
106.26
Current Asset Investments
n/a
n/a
Other Current Assets
n/a
n/a
Other Assets
n/a
n/a
Total Assets
923.77
654.53

Liabilities

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Other Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings
n/a
n/a
Provisions
n/a
n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Non-Current Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Other Liabilities
n/a
n/a
Total Liabilities
77.46
137.28

Net Assets

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Net Assets
846.30
517.25

Capital & Reserves

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
 
£ (M)
£ (M)
Share Capital
n/a
n/a
Share Premium Account
1.31
1.31
Other Reserves
827.86
495.17
Retained Earnings
n/a
n/a
Shareholders Funds
846.30
517.25
Minority Interests/Other Equity
n/a
n/a
Total Equity
n/a
n/a

Dividend History

Type
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
Payment
Interim
17 Dec 2020
22 Jan 2021
1.20p
Final
25 Jun 2020
31 Jul 2020
5.50p
Final
24 Jun 2020
31 Jul 2020
5.50p
Interim
12 Dec 2019
17 Jan 2020
1.20p
Final
13 Jun 2019
18 Jul 2019
5.50p
Interim
13 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
1.20p
Final
14 Jun 2018
18 Jul 2018
5.50p
Interim
21 Dec 2017
19 Jan 2018
1.20p
Final
15 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
3.50p
Interim
01 Dec 2016
04 Jan 2017
1.20p
Final
02 Jun 2016
07 Jul 2016
2.00p
Interim
17 Dec 2015
15 Jan 2016
1.20p
Final
16 Jun 2010
15 Jul 2010
3.00p
Final
16 Jun 2010
15 Jul 2010
3.00p

Dividend Metrics

Year End Date
31 Mar 2021
31 Mar 2020
Dividend growth
n/a%
n/a%
Dividend yield
1.50%
2.70%
Dividend cover
0.66
1.02


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