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Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc is an asset management business based in the UK. Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares (EWI.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 307.5p – a decrease of 0.49% over the previous week. Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust employs 0 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around £330 million.

How to buy shares in Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: EWI in this case.
  5. Research Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 307.5p, which is 29.24% up on its pre-crash value of 217.6p and 146.79% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 124.6p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £705.82 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth £1,517.76.

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust share price

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Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-27.
Latest market close307.5p
52-week range124.6p - 380.5p
50-day moving average 327.0668p
200-day moving average 290.3065p
PE ratio 3.7251
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) 100.4p
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Share dealing platform comparison

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Name Product Price per trade Frequent trader rate Platform fees Brand description
Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
Zero platform fee
Your first 100 trades are free with Fineco, T&Cs apply.
Fineco Bank is good for share traders and investors looking for a complete platform and wide offer. Capital at risk.
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0% commission, no markup, no ticket fee, no management fee
N/A
Withdrawal fee & GDP to USD deposit conversion
Capital at risk. 0% commission but other fees may apply.
IG
0% commission on US shares, and £3 on UK shares
From £5
£0 - £24 per quarter
IG is good for experienced traders, and offers learning resources for beginners, all with wide access to shares, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Fund and Share Account
£11.95
£5.95
No fees
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's number one platform for private investors, with the depth of features you'd expect from an established platform. Capital at risk.
Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
Degiro is widely seen as one of the best low-cost share brokers, for people who are looking to trade regularly. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum deposit Maximum annual fee Price per trade Brand description
Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
Nutmeg offers three types of portfolios. Choose the one that goes with your investment style. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Name Product Minimum investment Choose from Annual fee Brand description
Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got three different retirement options. Capital at risk.
Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
Penfold
Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust stock?

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Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 304p

1 week (2021-01-08) -19.89%
1 month (2020-12-18) -13.51%
3 months (2020-10-16) -0.98%
6 months (2020-07-17) 10.34%
1 year (2020-01-17) 47.57%
2 years (2019-01-17) 88.82%
3 years (2018-01-17) 96.38%
5 years (2016-01-15) 253.49%

Is Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust under- or over-valued?

Valuing Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's P/E ratio

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 4x. In other words, Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares trade at around 4x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust financials

Revenue TTM £330 million
Operating margin TTM 98.4%
Gross profit TTM £330 million
Return on assets TTM 24.91%
Return on equity TTM 42.13%
Profit margin 97.57%
Book value 2.799p
Market capitalisation £1.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 23.47

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's overall score of 23.47 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 0th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 23.47

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust share dividends

We're not expecting Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.

Have Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's shares ever split?

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's shares were split on a 5:1 basis on 28 January 2019. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 80% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust shares which in turn could have impacted Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's share price.

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 124.6p up to 380.5p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

EWI.LSE volatility(beta: 0.89)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's is 0.891. This would suggest that Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust overview

Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd. The fund is co-managed by Baillie Gifford & Co. It invests in public equity markets across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies that are operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in growth stocks of small cap companies having market capitalization of less than $5 billion. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI All Countries World Index. Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc was formed in 1998 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.

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