Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC (PHI) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 670p after a previous close of 678p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 662.06p to a high of 696p. The latest price was 682p (25 minute delay). Pacific Horizon 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, Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was 634p, which is 43.85% up on its pre-crash value of 356p and 172.69% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 232.5p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Pacific Horizon Investment Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £738.88 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 £1,881.33.
|52-week range||232.405p - 798p|
|50-day moving average||708.1523p|
|200-day moving average||589.7513p|
|Dividend yield||N/A (0.04%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||135.9p|
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|3 months (2020-10-22)||8.25%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||30.65%|
Valuing Pacific Horizon Investment Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Pacific Horizon 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 5x. In other words, Pacific Horizon Investment Trust shares trade at around 5x 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.
|Revenue TTM||£82.6 million|
|Operating margin TTM||97.56%|
|Gross profit TTM||£82.6 million|
|Return on assets TTM||18.17%|
|Return on equity TTM||31.77%|
|Market capitalisation||£537 million|
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 Pacific Horizon 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: 33.96
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's overall score of 33.96 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Pacific Horizon 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: 7/100
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's environmental score of 7 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Pacific Horizon Investment Trust is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 7/100
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's social score of 7 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Pacific Horizon 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: 7/100
Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Pacific Horizon 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||33.96|
|Total ESG percentile||7|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
Dividend payout ratio: 18.52% of net profits
Recently Pacific Horizon Investment Trust has paid out, on average, around 18.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.04% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Pacific Horizon Investment Trust shareholders could enjoy a 0.04% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's case, that would currently equate to about N/Ap per share.
While Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Pacific Horizon Investment Trust is investing more in its future growth.
The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 October 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 232.405p up to 798p. 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 Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's is 0.8594. This would suggest that Pacific Horizon Investment Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Pacific Horizon 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 the public equity markets of the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) and of the Indian Sub-continent. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in growth stocks of companies across all market capitalizations. The fund focuses on securities which can grow their earnings and cash flows faster than the average while creating its portfolio. It is actively managed. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI All Country Far East ex Japan Index (in sterling terms). It was formerly known as Baillie Gifford Pacific Horizon Investment Trust. Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC was formed on February 1, 1989 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.
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