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IPU

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment TrustLSE:IPU Stock Report

Last Price

UK£6.16

Market Cap

UK£204.3m

7D

-0.3%

1Y

24.7%

Updated

17 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials
IPU fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends4/6

IPU Stock Overview

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

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£6.16
52 Week HighUK£6.64
52 Week LowUK£4.67
Beta1.2
1 Month Change4.41%
3 Month Change2.16%
1 Year Change24.70%
3 Year Change35.53%
5 Year Change43.67%
Change since IPO2,038.89%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

IPUGB Capital MarketsGB Market
7D-0.3%-0.7%-0.5%
1Y24.7%-1.9%8.7%

Return vs Industry: IPU exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -1.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IPU exceeded the UK Market which returned 8.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is IPU's price volatile compared to industry and market?
IPU volatility
IPU Average Weekly Movement2.2%
Capital Markets Industry Average Movement4.1%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.5%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.4%

Stable Share Price: IPU is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: IPU's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1988n/an/ahttps://www.invescoperpetual.co.uk/portal/site/ip/products/productDetail?contentId=d08d4fe83595f210VgnVCM1000002e1ebf0aRCRD

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. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom.

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust Fundamentals Summary

How do INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
IPU fundamental statistics
Market CapUK£204.31m
Earnings (TTM)UK£83.69m
Revenue (TTM)UK£85.56m

2.5x

P/E Ratio

2.4x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
IPU income statement (TTM)
RevenueUK£85.56m
Cost of RevenueUK£0
Gross ProfitUK£85.56m
ExpensesUK£1.86m
EarningsUK£83.69m

Last Reported Earnings

Jul 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)2.47
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin97.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did IPU perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.1%

Current Dividend Yield

8%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

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

2.49x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: IPU (£6.04) is trading above our estimate of fair value (£2.96)

Significantly Below Fair Value: IPU is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: IPU is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.4x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (11x).

PE vs Market: IPU is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.4x) compared to the UK market (19.5x).


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 (0.9x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).

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?

8.8%

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 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?

-12.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: IPU has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: IPU became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: IPU's earnings have declined by 12.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: IPU has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: IPU 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: IPU's Return on Equity (36.1%) is considered high.

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 (£2.7M) exceed its short term liabilities (£529.0K).

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?

3.14%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: IPU's dividend (3.2%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.39%).

High Dividend: IPU's dividend (3.2%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.05%).


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: With its low payout ratio (7.8%), IPU's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

18.0yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: IPU's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 18 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

INVESCO Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc's 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

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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/17 18:53
End of Day Share Price2022/01/17 00:00
Earnings2021/07/31
Annual Earnings2021/01/31


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.