NAS Stock Overview
North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC is an open-end equity mutual fund launched and managed by Harwood Capital LLP.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||UK£38.00|
|52 Week High||UK£51.20|
|52 Week Low||UK£36.03|
|1 Month Change||-4.52%|
|3 Month Change||-11.22%|
|1 Year Change||-3.80%|
|3 Year Change||27.09%|
|5 Year Change||37.68%|
|Change since IPO||1,744.66%|
Recent News & Updates
|NAS||GB Capital Markets||GB Market|
Return vs Industry: NAS exceeded the UK Capital Markets industry which returned -9.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: NAS matched the UK Market which returned -2.9% over the past year.
|NAS Average Weekly Movement||4.4%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||4.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in GB Market||11.7%|
|10% least volatile stocks in GB Market||3.0%|
Stable Share Price: NAS is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: NAS's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC is an open-end equity mutual fund launched and managed by Harwood Capital LLP. It invests in public equity markets of global region. It invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors.
North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust Fundamentals Summary
|NAS fundamental statistics|
Is NAS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|NAS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||UK£0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jul 31, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||23.88|
|Net Profit Margin||96.28%|
How did NAS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
PE vs Industry
PE vs Market
PB vs Industry
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: NAS (£38) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£91.5)
Significantly Below Fair Value: NAS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: NAS is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.6x) compared to the UK Capital Markets industry average (9.8x).
PE vs Market: NAS is good value based on its PE Ratio (1.6x) compared to the UK market (15.9x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate NAS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: NAS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the GB Capital Markets industry average (1.2x).
How is North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 North Atlantic 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 North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score3/6
Past Performance Score 3/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: NAS has a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: NAS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: NAS's earnings have grown significantly by 32.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: NAS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: NAS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Capital Markets industry (76.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: NAS's Return on Equity (37.1%) is considered high.
How is North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: NAS's short term assets (£13.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (£568.0K).
Long Term Liabilities: NAS has no long term liabilities.
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: NAS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: NAS has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: NAS has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: NAS has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate NAS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate NAS'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 NAS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if NAS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: NAS is not paying a notable dividend for the UK market.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as NAS has not reported any payouts.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: NAS's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 21.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC
- Ticker: NAS
- Exchange: LSE
- Founded: 1973
- Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Implied Market Cap: UK£530.047m
- Shares outstanding: 13.66m
- Website: https://www.harwoodcapital.co.uk/fund/north-atlantic-smaller-companies-investment-trust-plc
- North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust PLC
- 6 Stratton Street
- Greater London
- W1J 8LD
- United Kingdom
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/05/06 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/05/06 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.