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Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust is an asset management business based in the UK. Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust shares (PCGH.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 239p – a decrease of 0.42% over the previous week. Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust employs 0 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of £289.2 million.

How to buy shares in Polar Capital Global Healthcare 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: PCGH in this case.
  5. Research Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was 239p, which is 0.00% up on its pre-crash value of 239p and 46.63% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 163p.

If you had bought £1,000 worth of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £729.61 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 £1,025.74.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust share price

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Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-24.
Latest market close239p
52-week range162.3374p - 256.9512p
50-day moving average 240.2024p
200-day moving average 239.9323p
Dividend yield 0.02p (0.85%)
Earnings per share (TTM) N/A
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Fineco
£2.95
£2.95
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IG
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From £5
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£11.95
£5.95
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Degiro Share Dealing
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
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From £7.99 on the Investor Service Plan
No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
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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.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
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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.
Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
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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
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£10.00
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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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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 Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust stock?

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Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of 240p

1 month (2020-12-23) 0.42%
3 months (2020-10-23) 1.27%

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust financials

Gross profit TTM £0
Return on assets TTM 0%
Return on equity TTM 0%
Profit margin 0%
Market capitalisation £289.2 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Polar Capital Global Healthcare 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 Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust.

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

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 30.12

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's overall score of 30.12 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Polar Capital Global Healthcare 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.).

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's environmental score

Environmental score: 4.45/100

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's environmental score of 4.45 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's social score

Social score: 13.99/100

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's social score of 13.99 puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's governance score

Governance score: 11.72/100

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust's governance score puts it squarely in the 5th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 30.12
Total ESG percentile 5
Environmental score 4.45
Environmental score percentile 5
Social score 13.99
Social score percentile 5
Governance score 11.72
Governance score percentile 5

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust share dividends

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

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Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust overview

Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Polar Capital LLP. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating in the healthcare sector, with an emphasis on companies involved in pharmaceuticals, medical services, medical devices, and biotechnology. The fund primarily invests in dividend paying growth stocks of large-cap companies having a market capitalization greater than US $5 billion. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom up stock picking approach to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI ACWI/Health Care Index. It was formerly known as Polar Capital Global Healthcare Growth and Income Trust plc. Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust plc was formed on May 12, 2010 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.

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