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Company Overview of The City of London Investment Trust plc

Company Overview

The City of London Investment Trust plc is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Henderson Investment Funds Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of the United Kingdom. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund primarily invests in dividend paying growth stocks of companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a focus on factors such as strong balance sheets, good cash flows, and significant upside potential to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the AIC UK Growth & Income sector’s size weighted average. It was formerly known as TR City of London Trust PLC. The ...

201 Bishopsgate

London,  EC2M 3AE

United Kingdom

Founded in 1860

Key Executives for The City of London Investment Trust plc

Company Secretary
Portfolio Manager
Age: 52
Assistant Portfolio Manager
Head of Investment Trusts and Director
Assistant Portfolio Manager
Age: 38
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

The City of London Investment Trust plc Key Developments

The City of London Investment Trust Plc Announces Audited Earnings Results for the Year Ended June 30, 2014

The City of London Investment Trust Plc announced audited earnings results for the year ended June 30, 2014. For the year, the company reported gross revenue and capital gains of £139,388,000 compared to £167,385,000 reported a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities before finance charges and taxation was £135,070,000 compared to £163,899,000 reported a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities before taxation was £129,654,000 compared to £159,103,000 reported a year ago. Net return on ordinary activities after taxation £129,226,000 or 47.52 pence basic and diluted share compared to £158,772,000 or 64.29 pence basic and diluted share reported a year ago. Net asset value per basic and diluted share was 377.53 pence compared to 343.58 pence as at June 30, 2013. Net cash inflow from operating activities was £41,303,000 compared to £36,042,000 reported a year ago. Purchases of investments were £162,184,000 compared to £128,863,000 reported a year ago.

the City of London Investment Trust plc Announces First Interim Dividend for the Year Ending June 30, 2015, Payable on November 28, 2014

The board of The City of London Investment Trust plc announced that first interim dividend of 3.75 pence per Ordinary Share of 25 pence, in respect of the year ending June 30, 2015 will be paid on November 28, 2014 to holders registered at the close of business on October 24, 2014. The company's shares will go ex-dividend on October 23, 2014.

The City of London Investment Trust plc Announces Fourth Interim Dividend on Ordinary Shares, Payable on August 29, 2014; Declares Dividends on the Preference Stocks, Payable on August 29, 2014

The Board of The City of London Investment Trust plc announced that a fourth interim dividend of 3.75 pence per ordinary share of 25 pence, in respect of the year ended June 30, 2014, will be paid on 29 August 2014 to holders registered at the close of business on 1 August 2014. The company's shares will go ex-dividend on 30 July 2014. The company also declared dividends on the preference and preferred ordinary stocks. The dividends for the half year will be paid on 29 August 2014 at 3.0% on £301,982 cumulative first preference stock; 2.1% on £507,202 non-cumulative second preference stock; 10.0% on £589,672 non-cumulative preferred ordinary stock to holders registered at the close of business on 1 August 2014.

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