Personal Assets Trust plc (PNL) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 45350p after a previous close of 45350p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 45348p to a high of 45550p. The latest price was 45450p (25 minute delay). Personal Assets 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, Personal Assets Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was 45700p, which is 3.94% up on its pre-crash value of 43900p and 21.38% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 37650p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of Personal Assets Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £901.32 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 £1,060.24.
|52-week range||37299.3934p - 46406.4538p|
|50-day moving average||45432.07p|
|200-day moving average||45060.645p|
|Dividend yield||5.6p (1.24%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||2680.2p|
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|1 month (2020-12-22)||0.11%|
|3 months (2020-10-22)||0.66%|
|6 months (2020-07-22)||1.34%|
Valuing Personal Assets Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Personal Assets Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Personal Assets 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 17x. In other words, Personal Assets Trust shares trade at around 17x 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||£85.4 million|
|Operating margin TTM||88.42%|
|Gross profit TTM||£92.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||3.9%|
|Return on equity TTM||6.05%|
|Market capitalisation||£1.4 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Dividend payout ratio: 2090.33% of net profits
Recently Personal Assets Trust has paid out, on average, around 2090.33% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.24% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Personal Assets Trust shareholders could enjoy a 1.24% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Personal Assets Trust's case, that would currently equate to about 5.6p per share.
Personal Assets 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 3 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Personal Assets Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 37299.3934p up to 46406.4538p. 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 Personal Assets Trust's is 0.1654. This would suggest that Personal Assets Trust's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Personal Assets Trust plc is a closed ended multi asset mutual fund launched and managed by Troy Asset Management Limited. The fund invests in public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. It benchmarks its performance against the FTSE All-Share Index. Personal Assets Trust plc was launched in 1983, and is domiciled in United Kingdom.
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