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
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.
7 Day Return
GB Capital Markets
1 Year Return
GB Capital Markets
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.
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?
Simply Wall St News
Is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies 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: 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).
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?
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.
How has INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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.
What is INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Non-Executive Director||20.17yrs||UK£18.25k||no data|
|Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director||17yrs||UK£22.25k||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||7.25yrs||UK£2.46k||0.024% |
Experienced Board: IPU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.8 years average tenure).
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
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc
- Ticker: IPU
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: UK£181.989m
- Shares outstanding: 33.83m
- Website: https://www.invescoperpetual.co.uk/portal/site/ip/products/productDetail?contentId=d08d4fe83595f210VgnVCM1000002e1ebf0aRCRD
- INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc
- 30 Finsbury Square
- Greater London
- EC2A 1AG
- United Kingdom
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IPU||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
|IPUl||BATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')||Yes||Ordinary Shares||GB||GBP||Jan 1992|
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
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|Company Analysis||2021/03/03 19:12|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/03/03 00:00|
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