Monks Investment Trust (MNKS) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 1350p after a previous close of 1332p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 1330p to a high of 1350p. The latest price was 1330p (25 minute delay). Monks Investment Trust is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). All prices are listed in pence sterling.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Monks Investment Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was 1216p, which is 16.94% up on its pre-crash value of 1010p and 96.76% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 618p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Monks Investment Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £682.92 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 £1,260.14.
|52-week range||616.6131p - 1358p|
|50-day moving average||1286.9918p|
|200-day moving average||1162.1318p|
|Dividend yield||0.03p (0.22%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||26.5p|
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|1 week (2021-01-11)||-3.20%|
|1 month (2020-12-18)||1330|
|3 months (2020-10-16)||9.38%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||18.12%|
|1 year (2020-01-17)||33.40%|
|2 years (2019-01-18)||67.72%|
|3 years (2018-01-18)||64.20%|
|5 years (2016-01-18)||238.85%|
Valuing Monks Investment Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Monks Investment Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Monks 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 51x. In other words, Monks Investment Trust shares trade at around 51x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the FTSE 250 at the end of September 2019 (19.71). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
|Revenue TTM||£76.9 million|
|Operating margin TTM||87.89%|
|Gross profit TTM||£76.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||2.05%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£3 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
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 Monks Investment Trust.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Total ESG risk: 27.8
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Monks Investment Trust's overall score of 27.8 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Monks 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 score: 7.87/100
Monks Investment Trust's environmental score of 7.87 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Monks Investment Trust is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 14.86/100
Monks Investment Trust's social score of 14.86 puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Monks Investment Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 15.51/100
Monks Investment Trust's governance score puts it squarely in the 8th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Monks Investment Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
|Total ESG score||27.8|
|Total ESG percentile||8|
|Environmental score percentile||8|
|Social score percentile||8|
|Governance score percentile||8|
Dividend payout ratio: 102.04% of net profits
Recently Monks Investment Trust has paid out, on average, around 102.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.22% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Monks Investment Trust shareholders could enjoy a 0.22% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Monks Investment Trust's case, that would currently equate to about 0.03p per share.
Monks Investment Trust's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 30 July 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Monks Investment Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 616.6131p up to 1358p. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (LSE average) beta is 1, while Monks Investment Trust's is 0.8699. This would suggest that Monks Investment Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
The Monks Investment Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Baillie Gifford & Co Ltd. It is co-managed by Baillie Gifford & Co. 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 growth stocks of companies with above average earnings growth across diversified market capitalizations. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE World Index. The Monks Investment Trust PLC was formed in 1929 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.
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