Independent Investment Trust is an asset management business based in the UK. The Independent Investment Trust shares (IIT.LSE) are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and all prices are listed in pence sterling. Its last market close was 445p – a decrease of 1.87% over the previous week. The Independent Investment Trust employs 2 staff and has a market cap (total outstanding shares value) of £278.9 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, The Independent Investment Trust's share price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was 445p, which is 24.06% down on its pre-crash value of 586p and 68.56% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 264p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of The Independent Investment Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £493.02 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 £776.61.
|Latest market close||445p|
|52-week range||262.1007p - 595.6834p|
|50-day moving average||508.5459p|
|200-day moving average||452.3702p|
|Dividend yield||0.13p (2.94%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||44.9p|
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|1 week (2021-01-15)||-5.38%|
|1 month (2020-12-23)||-2.38%|
|3 months (2020-10-23)||9.09%|
|6 months (2020-07-23)||15.49%|
|1 year (2020-01-22)||-12.30%|
|2 years (2019-01-22)||-11.83%|
|3 years (2018-01-22)||-28.90%|
|5 years (2016-01-22)||25.83%|
Valuing The Independent Investment Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Independent Investment Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Independent 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 9x. In other words, The Independent Investment Trust shares trade at around 9x 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.
|Operating margin TTM||101.5%|
|Gross profit TTM||£25.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||-11.09%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£278.9 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 The Independent 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: 21.06
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The Independent Investment Trust's overall score of 21.06 (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 The Independent 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.).
|Total ESG score||21.06|
We're not expecting The Independent Investment Trust to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying shares in our guide.
Over the last 12 months, The Independent Investment Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 262.1007p up to 595.6834p. 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 The Independent Investment Trust's is 1.1572. This would suggest that The Independent Investment Trust's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
The Independent Investment Trust PLC is a publically owned investment manager. The firm launches and manages equity mutual fund for its clients. It invests in public equity markets across the globe. The Independent Investment Trust PLC was founded in 2000 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
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