INV Stock Overview
The Investment Company plc is a closed-ended balanced fund launched and managed Fiske Plc.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£3.12|
|52 Week High||UK£3.21|
|52 Week Low||UK£2.77|
|1 Month Change||0%|
|3 Month Change||5.05%|
|1 Year Change||10.25%|
|3 Year Change||5.76%|
|5 Year Change||-6.17%|
|Change since IPO||563.83%|
Recent News & Updates
|INV||GB Capital Markets||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: INV exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -1.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: INV exceeded the UK Market which returned 8.3% over the past year.
|INV Average Weekly Movement||1.3%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||4.1%|
|Market Average Movement||5.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||10.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||2.5%|
Stable Share Price: INV is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 1% a week.
Volatility Over Time: INV's weekly volatility (1%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
The Investment Company plc is a closed-ended balanced fund launched and managed Fiske Plc. The fund invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the United Kingdom. It primarily invests in a portfolio of equities, preference shares, loans, stocks, and long-term debentures.
Investment Fundamentals Summary
|INV fundamental statistics|
Is INV overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|INV income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||0.29|
|Net Profit Margin||68.03%|
How did INV perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Investment undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: INV (£3.12) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£0.04)
Significantly Below Fair Value: INV is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: INV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (10.9x).
PE vs Market: INV is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate INV's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: INV is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.7x).
How is Investment 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 Investment 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 Investment performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: INV has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: INV became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: INV has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -17% per year.
Accelerating Growth: INV has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: INV has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (66.7%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: INV's Return on Equity (8.5%) is considered low.
How is Investment's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: INV's short term assets (£929.8K) exceed its short term liabilities (£266.9K).
Long Term Liabilities: INV has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: INV is debt free.
Reducing Debt: INV has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: INV has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: INV has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Investment current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate INV's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate INV's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if INV's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if INV's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: INV is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of INV's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the UK market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Investment has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: INV's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 21.4 years average tenure).
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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Investment Company plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Investment Company plc
- Ticker: INV
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: NaN
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£14.889m
- Shares outstanding: 4.77m
- Website: https://www.mitongroup.com/index.php/private-investors/funds/investment-trusts/income/the-investment-company/#
Number of Employees
- The Investment Company plc
- Salisbury House
- London Wall
- EC2M 5QS
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/01/19 21:11|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/01/19 00:00|
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.