JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc is an open-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Limited. It invests in public equity markets of the United States. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests in growth stocks of small-cap companies. The fund employs fundamental analysis with a bottom up stock picking approach, focusing on companies with sustainable competitive advantages versus their competitors, high quality business models and management, and significant growth profiles to create its portfolio. It benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Russell 2000 In...
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London, EC2Y 9AQ
Founded in 1955
Jpmorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2014
Aug 19 14
JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the period, the company reported net loss on ordinary activities before taxation of GBP 83,000 against net return on ordinary activities before taxation of GBP 14,891,000 a year ago. Net loss on ordinary activities after taxation were GBP 182,000 against net return on ordinary activities after taxation of GBP 14,815,000 for the comparable period of last year. Loss per share was 0.32 pence against return per share of 28.69 pence a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was GBP 122,000 against GBP 564,000 of prior year period. Net debt at the end of the period was GBP 5,848,000 compared to GBP 6,037,000 as at June 30, 2013.
JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Apr 29, 2014
Mar 20 14
JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, Annual General Meeting, Apr 29, 2014., at 14:30 GMT Standard Time. Location: Holborn Bars, 138-142 Holborn. Agenda: To consider authority to issue shares; to sub-divide each Existing Share into 10 new shares; and to approve final dividend.
JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc Reports Earnings Results for the Year Ended December 31, 2013; Recommends Dividend for the Year Ended December 31, 2013, Payable on May 6, 2014
Mar 17 14
JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc reported earnings results for the year ended December 31, 2013. For the year, the company reported gross return of £24,554,000 compared to £7,816,000 a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities before finance costs and taxation was £23,224,000 compared to £6,878,000 a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities before taxation was £23,144,000 compared to £6,772,000 a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities after taxation was £22,970,000 or 438.48 pence per share compared to £6,585,000 or 127.52 pence per share a year ago. Net asset value per share was 1,579.6 pence as on December 31, 2013 compared to 1,146.7 pence as on December 31, 2012. Net cash outflow from operating activities was £760,000 against £69,000 for the same period a year ago. The revenue for the year, after taxation, was £526,000 compared to £653,000 in 2012. The revenue return per share was 10.04 pence compared to 12.64 pence in 2012.
The Board of company recommended that, subject to shareholder approval at the annual general meeting to be held on April 29 2014, a dividend of 0.7 pence per share in respect of the financial year ended December 31, 2013, instead of the previously announced figure of 7.0 pence per share, will be paid on May 6, 2014 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on 11 April 2014 (ex dividend date is April 9, 2014). This amendment is due to the sub-division on March 6, 2014 of each of the existing ordinary shares of 25 pence each in the capital of the company into ten ordinary shares of 2.5 pence each.