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Executive Summary

Henderson Opportunities Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: HOT is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: HOT's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-2.2%

HOT

-1.7%

GB Capital Markets

-2.3%

GB Market


1 Year Return

45.0%

HOT

15.5%

GB Capital Markets

1.1%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: HOT exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 15.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HOT exceeded the UK Market which returned 1.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

HOTIndustryMarket
7 Day-2.2%-1.7%-2.3%
30 Day1.7%2.8%-0.1%
90 Day25.2%11.9%4.2%
1 Year49.2%45.0%19.2%15.5%7.1%1.1%
3 Year40.0%29.9%50.7%33.5%9.7%-3.4%
5 Year88.1%67.5%111.8%76.1%36.9%10.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

1.26x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HOT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HOT's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: HOT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the GB Capital Markets industry average.

PE vs Market: HOT is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the UK market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: HOT is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.3x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.5x).

Future Growth

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

23.8%

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 Henderson 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 Henderson Opportunities Trust performed over the past 5 years?

-46.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HOT is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: HOT is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HOT is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 46.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare HOT's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: HOT is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-1.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: HOT has a negative Return on Equity (-7.99%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is Henderson Opportunities Trust's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HOT's short term assets (£3.0M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£15.1M).

Long Term Liabilities: HOT has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HOT's debt to equity ratio (18.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: HOT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 19% to 18.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HOT's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (5.9%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if HOT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is Henderson Opportunities Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

2.28%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HOT's dividend (2.28%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.49%).

High Dividend: HOT's dividend (2.28%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.57%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HOT's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: HOT is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.


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?

15.7yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher Hills
Director10.67yrsUK£12.60k0.051%
£ 52.6k
George Burnett
Chairman16.83yrsUK£18.90kno data
Peter Jones
Non-Executive Director9.17yrsUK£13.03k0.23%
£ 243.3k
Peter N. May
Independent Director16.67yrsUK£16.16kno data
Malcolm King
Non-Executive Director15.67yrsUK£12.60kno data
Frances Margaret Daley
Non-Executive Directorno datano data0.025%
£ 26.3k

15.7yrs

Average Tenure

65yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: HOT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.7 years average tenure).


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

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


Key Information


Location

  • Henderson Opportunities Trust plc
  • 201 Bishopsgate
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC2M 3AE
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
HOTLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992

Biography

Henderson Opportunities Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests i...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/02/27 18:33
End of Day Share Price2021/02/26 00:00
Earnings2020/10/31
Annual Earnings2020/10/31


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.