F&C Investment Trust PLC operates as an investment company. More Details
Share Price & News
How has F&C Investment Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FCIT has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
Return vs Industry: FCIT underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -2.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FCIT exceeded the UK Market which returned -16.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is F&C Investment Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is F&C Investment Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: FCIT (£6.68) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£10.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FCIT is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FCIT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.4x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (16.2x).
PE vs Market: FCIT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.4x) compared to the UK market (17.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate FCIT's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FCIT is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.1x).
How is F&C Investment Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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 F&C Investment 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.
How has F&C Investment Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FCIT has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: FCIT's current net profit margins (79.4%) are lower than last year (85.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FCIT's earnings have declined by 2.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: FCIT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: FCIT had negative earnings growth (-41.7%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (3.1%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FCIT's Return on Equity (3.8%) is considered low.
How is F&C Investment Trust's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FCIT's short term assets (£58.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (£12.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: FCIT's short term assets (£58.4M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£368.2M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FCIT's debt to equity ratio (9.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: FCIT's debt to equity ratio has increased from 8.9% to 9.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: FCIT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (9.7%).
Interest Coverage: FCIT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (18.5x coverage).
What is F&C Investment Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: FCIT's dividend (1.74%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.86%).
High Dividend: FCIT's dividend (1.74%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.22%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: FCIT's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: FCIT's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (40.7%), FCIT'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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
F&C Investment Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Non-Executive Director||7.08yrs||UK£13.80k||0.0036% |
|Non-Executive Director||9.5yrs||UK£38.00k||0.0019% |
|Non-Executive Director||10yrs||UK£43.00k||0.0048% |
|Senior Independent Director||no data||UK£47.30k||no data|
|Non Executive Director||12.67yrs||UK£38.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||12.5yrs||UK£36.00k||0.013% |
|Non-Executive Director||9.5yrs||UK£36.00k||0.016% |
Experienced Board: FCIT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: FCIT insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
F&C Investment Trust PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: F&C Investment Trust PLC
- Ticker: FCIT
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1868
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£3.598b
- Shares outstanding: 538.67m
- Website: https://www.bmogam.com/fandc-investment-trust/
- F&C Investment Trust PLC
- 100 East Pratt Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FCIT||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|FCT||NZSE (New Zealand Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||NZ||NZD||Jan 1992|
|FLIV.F||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||US||USD||Jan 1992|
|FCITL||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
F&C Investment Trust PLC operates as an investment company. Its objective is to secure long term growth in capital and income from an international investment portfolio. F&C Management Limited manages the ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/23 04:58|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/22 00:00|
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