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Executive Summary

Murray International Trust PLC is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited.


Snowflake Analysis

Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: MYI has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




GB Capital Markets


GB Market

1 Year Return




GB Capital Markets


GB Market

Return vs Industry: MYI underperformed the UK Capital Markets industry which returned 9.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: MYI underperformed the UK Market which returned -12.5% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day2.3%-1.2%2.0%
30 Day2.5%8.4%5.7%
90 Day-8.3%1.2%-8.2%
1 Year-9.5%-14.0%12.2%9.7%-8.6%-12.8%
3 Year-10.4%-21.8%57.2%46.0%-6.2%-17.6%
5 Year21.1%-3.9%127.6%102.2%12.7%-12.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Murray International 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: MYI (£9.79) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£19)

Significantly Below Fair Value: MYI is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: MYI is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.3x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (15.4x).

PE vs Market: MYI is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.3x) compared to the UK market (14.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: MYI is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.6x).

Future Growth

How is Murray International 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 Murray International 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 Murray International Trust performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: MYI has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: MYI became profitable in the past.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: MYI's earnings have grown by 5.9% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: MYI has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (16.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: MYI's Return on Equity (11.2%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Murray International Trust's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: MYI's short term assets (£44.8M) do not cover its short term liabilities (£57.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: MYI's short term assets (£44.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities (£149.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: MYI's debt to equity ratio (13%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: MYI's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 15.2% to 13% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: MYI's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.7%).

Interest Coverage: MYI's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (42.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Murray International Trust's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: MYI's dividend (5.46%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (2.03%).

High Dividend: MYI's dividend (5.46%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (5.68%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (39.9%), MYI's dividend payments are well 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.


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


Average board tenure


Murray International Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.

Board Members

James Best
Independent Non-Executive Director14.83yrsUK£22.00kno data
Marcia Campbell
Independent Non-Executive Director8yrsUK£24.16k0.013% £168.1k
Kevin Carter
Chairman9yrsUK£40.00k0.050% £636.4k
Peter Dunscombe
Independent Non-Executive Director9yrsUK£22.00k0.0030% £37.6k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: MYI's board of directors are considered experienced (9 years average tenure).


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

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: MYI 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

Murray International Trust PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information


  • Murray International Trust PLC
  • 10 Queens Terrace
  • Aberdeen
  • AB10 1YG
  • United Kingdom


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
MYILSE (London Stock Exchange)YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992
MURY.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesOrdinary SharesUSUSDJan 1992
MYILBATS-CHIXE (BATS 'Chi-X Europe')YesOrdinary SharesGBGBPJan 1992


Murray International Trust PLC is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited. It is co-managed by Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund invests in stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. It employs fundamental analysis with a top-down stock selection approach, focusing on such factors as value, performance, and macroeconomic and monetary factors to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against a composite index comprised of 40% FTSE World UK Index and 60% FTSE World ex UK Index. Murray International Trust PLC was formed on December 18, 1907 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/31 21:05
End of Day Share Price2020/05/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

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.