TR European Growth Trust (TRG) is a leading asset management business based in the UK. It opened the day at 1208p after a previous close of 1225p. During the day the price has varied from a low of 1202.3551p to a high of 1228.0608p. The latest price was 1222.5p (25 minute delay). TR European Growth 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, TR European Growth Trust's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was 1025p, which is 7.32% up on its pre-crash value of 950p and 93.40% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as 530p.
If you had bought £1,000 worth of TR European Growth Trust shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth £582.34 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 £1,085.27.
|52-week range||516.1015p - 1245p|
|50-day moving average||8.08p|
|200-day moving average||8.08p|
|Dividend yield||0.22p (2.43%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||221.8p|
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|3 months (2020-10-16)||19.27%|
|6 months (2020-07-17)||39.87%|
Valuing TR European Growth Trust stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of TR European Growth Trust's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
TR European Growth 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 6x. In other words, TR European Growth Trust shares trade at around 6x 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||£116.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||96.8%|
|Gross profit TTM||£-37,297,000|
|Return on assets TTM||12.79%|
|Return on equity TTM||0%|
|Market capitalisation||£611.3 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 TR European Growth 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: 31.4
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and TR European Growth Trust's overall score of 31.4 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like TR European Growth 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: 9/100
TR European Growth Trust's environmental score of 9 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TR European Growth Trust is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Social score: 9/100
TR European Growth Trust's social score of 9 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that TR European Growth Trust is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Governance score: 9/100
TR European Growth Trust's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that TR European Growth 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||31.4|
|Total ESG percentile||9|
|Environmental score percentile||9|
|Social score percentile||9|
|Governance score percentile||9|
Dividend payout ratio: 8148.15% of net profits
Recently TR European Growth Trust has paid out, on average, around 8148.15% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.43% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), TR European Growth Trust shareholders could enjoy a 2.43% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In TR European Growth Trust's case, that would currently equate to about 0.22p per share.
TR European Growth 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 26 March 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, TR European Growth Trust's shares have ranged in value from as little as 516.1015p up to 1245p. 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 TR European Growth Trust's is 1.4245. This would suggest that TR European Growth Trust's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
TR European Growth Trust PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. It is co-managed by Henderson Global Investors Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of Europe. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in stocks of small and mid cap companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a bottom-up stock picking approach to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of of its portfolio against the Euromoney Smaller European Companies Index. TR European Growth Trust PLC was formed on July 10, 1990 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.
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