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Executive Summary

EP Global Opportunities Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Edinburgh Partners AIFM Limited.

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Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has EP Global Opportunities Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: EPG has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.8%

EPG

-1.2%

GB Capital Markets

2.0%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-13.0%

EPG

9.7%

GB Capital Markets

-12.8%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: EPG underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 9.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EPG matched the UK Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

EPGIndustryMarket
7 Day2.8%-1.2%2.0%
30 Day0%8.4%5.7%
90 Day-9.1%1.2%-8.2%
1 Year-10.3%-13.0%12.2%9.7%-8.6%-12.8%
3 Year-9.9%-15.8%57.2%46.0%-6.2%-17.6%
5 Year8.7%-1.6%127.6%102.2%12.7%-12.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is EP Global Opportunities Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is EP Global Opportunities Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: EPG (£2.55) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£2.21)

Significantly Below Fair Value: EPG is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EPG is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (15.4x).

PE vs Market: EPG is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the UK market (14.7x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate EPG's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EPG is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).

Future Growth

How is EP Global Opportunities Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

16.1%

Forecasted Diversified Financials industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as EP Global Opportunities Trust has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has EP Global Opportunities Trust performed over the past 5 years?

-10.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EPG has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EPG became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPG's earnings have declined by -10.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: EPG has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: EPG has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (16.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: EPG's Return on Equity (5.8%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is EP Global Opportunities Trust's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPG's short term assets (£11.5M) exceed its short term liabilities (£305.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: EPG has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EPG is debt free.

Reducing Debt: EPG had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: EPG has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: EPG has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is EP Global Opportunities Trust's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.94%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EPG's dividend (2.94%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.03%).

High Dividend: EPG's dividend (2.94%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.68%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: EPG's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: EPG's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (32.9%), EPG's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


CEO

EP Global Opportunities Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

EP Global Opportunities Trust plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • EP Global Opportunities Trust plc
  • 27-31 Melville Street
  • Edinburgh
  • Midlothian
  • EH3 7JF
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
EPGLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 2003
EPGlBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPDec 2003

Biography

EP Global Opportunities Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Edinburgh Partners AIFM Limited. The fund is co-managed by Edinburgh Partners Limited. It invests in public equity markets across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in value stocks of companies. The fund employs fundamental analysis, focusing on such factors as profits, cash flow, and balance sheet to create its portfolio. It conducts in-house research to make its investments. EP Global Opportunities Trust plc was formed on December 13, 2003 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/31 20:50
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.