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INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust

Executive Summary

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Invesco Fund Managers Limited. More Details

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Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

How has INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IPU is not significantly more volatile than the rest of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.5%

IPU

0.5%

GB Capital Markets

-0.2%

GB Market


1 Year Return

-1.8%

IPU

14.4%

GB Capital Markets

1.1%

GB Market

Return vs Industry: IPU underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 15.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IPU underperformed the UK Market which returned 2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

IPUIndustryMarket
7 Day1.5%0.5%-0.2%
30 Day12.7%5.3%3.6%
90 Day8.9%7.8%4.2%
1 Year2.5%-1.8%18.0%14.4%7.0%1.1%
3 Year22.8%8.9%53.2%35.9%10.6%-2.7%
5 Year78.6%47.4%119.4%82.7%40.5%13.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

16.3%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: IPU (£5.38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£6.42)

Significantly Below Fair Value: IPU is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

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

PE vs Market: IPU 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 IPU's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: IPU is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.5x).

Future Growth

How is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

24.5%

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 INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies 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.

Past Performance

How has INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust performed over the past 5 years?

-20.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IPU is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: IPU is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IPU is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 20% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: IPU is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (-2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: IPU has a negative Return on Equity (-15.98%), as it is currently unprofitable.

Financial Health

How is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: IPU's short term assets (£3.0M) exceed its short term liabilities (£343.0K).

Long Term Liabilities: IPU has no long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: IPU is debt free.

Reducing Debt: IPU has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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

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


Balance Sheet

Dividend

What is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.46%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: IPU's dividend (3.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.47%).

High Dividend: IPU's dividend (3.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.52%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: IPU 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?

15.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Christopher George Fletcher
Director10.25yrsUK£18.25k0.17%
£ 310.3k
Garth Peter Milne
Non-Executive Director20.17yrsUK£18.25kno data
Ian Christopher Barby
Chairman15.83yrsUK£26.25kno data
Richard Brooman
Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director17yrsUK£22.25kno data
Jane Lewis
Non-Executive Director7.25yrsUK£2.46k0.024%
£ 43.0k

15.8yrs

Average Tenure

71.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: IPU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: IPU insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information


Location

  • INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc
  • 30 Finsbury Square
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC2A 1AG
  • United Kingdom

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IPULSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
IPUlBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992

Biography

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Invesco Fund Managers Limited. It is co-managed by Invesco Asset Management Limited....


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/03/03 19:12
End of Day Share Price2021/03/03 00:00
Earnings2020/07/31
Annual Earnings2020/01/31


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.