Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Woodford Patient Capital Trust LSE:WPCT London Ordinary Share GB00BVG1CF25 ORD 1P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  -1.45p -1.56% 91.70p 91.70p 92.25p 93.25p 91.50p 93.05p 871,275 16:29:57
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Equity Investment Instruments 1.3 -0.7 -0.1 - 758.36

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Woodford Patient Capital Daily Update: Woodford Patient Capital Trust is listed in the Equity Investment Instruments sector of the London Stock Exchange with ticker WPCT. The last closing price for Woodford Patient Capital was 93.15p.
Woodford Patient Capital Trust has a 4 week average price of 88.75p and a 12 week average price of 88.75p.
The 1 year high share price is 99.90p while the 1 year low share price is currently 80.50p.
There are currently 827,000,000 shares in issue and the average daily traded volume is 1,476,054 shares. The market capitalisation of Woodford Patient Capital Trust is £758,359,000.
woodpecker25: On a positive note... Purplebricks up over 15% today following £50mil placing this morning. Share Price has almost doubled in 3 months. WIM holds 29% of PURP.
jonwig: topvest - you could be right. I think the NAV will be less volatile than the market due to valuation rules. But the share price could well fall if the market does. Hence the discount widens. Lack of a dividend makes it less attractive, and I suppose there's still the background aim to issue more shares.
jonwig: Citywire has an article noting that WPCT is now at its cheapest, relative to NAV: Woodford Patient Capital Trust might be worth a look for anyone who didn’t join its £800 million record flotation in 2015. Neil Woodford’s trust has so far disappointed investors like me who leaped at the chance to back the star manager’s passion for early stage medical and technology stocks. After an early rally the stock slid back and at just under 90p is still a long way off its 100p launch price. However, the shares have rallied from a post-Brexit low of 81p, helped in part by the revival in healthcare and biotech prompted by the election of Donald Trump. Nevertheless, its share price gain has not fully reflected the advance in the net asset value of the underlying portfolio, the result being the discount has widened to 6%, close to the low reached after the EU referendum vote. It then goes on to analyse Z-scores of various trusts: Http://
netnut: Cut and pasted some points from the half year report. See the full report for finer details. ~ Netnut -- good operational progress among many holdings -- a number of companies have delivered strong returns -- negative sentiment towards health care sector impacted returns -- the Company's net asset value fell 10.8% to 86.81p -- two additional directors appointed to the Board
liquidkid: Wouldn't put it past him that since in the annual report he said something along the lines of "not doing another fund raising because no one could understand what the hell a C share issue is" He goes ahead and does a massive one on you because of the "market opportunity" in that the share price has decoupled so far away from the NAV.
dr biotech: I am pretty sure that he has all his money invested in either the WPCT or his equity funds. He is doing a live webcast as I type. NEIL WOODFORD says: Today 2:00 pm Kelvin (and others that have asked similar questions), The weakness of the WPCT share price and NAV since the start of 2016 has been the product of the pretty severe sell-off in shares across healthcare, biotech and early-stage quoted stocks, both here in the UK and in the US. Much of this, we believe to be driven by short-term positioning and rotational activity amongst the fund management community. We don’t believe that it is driven by a correction of over-valuation, nor by a deterioration in fundamentals. We remain very pleased with the underlying progress of the businesses in which we have invested in the trust. Indeed, in what has been a pretty short space of time since launch, our expectations for the underlying performance of many businesses in the portfolio have been exceeded. This is a long-term vehicle. We hope to deliver good performance in the short-term but believe we should be judged over the 3 to 5 year time scale we have talked about consistently since launch. Kind regards Neil
liquidkid: Don't want to have to put out another downer, but you just can't ignore that this is happening on a inexcusable level of regularity. And now for the Clanger of the week: Oxford-based e-Therapeutics' (ETX) most advanced drug flopped badly in a Phase IIb study for depression, beaten out on efficacy by an aging generic generiatric. Is The latest in a long lineup of companies to try a new strategy in combating depression and fail at it. Alkermes (ALKS) recently attempted its own pivotal study using a new study design that randomized nonresponders in the initial placebo group only to concede failure just weeks ago. This observation sums it up nicely Mach100 15 Feb'16 (ETX) Not an investor here but have seen a few presentations at Mayfair. They looked interesting at that time. Today's RNS seems weird to me. It seemed to be presented as good news when it is probably anything but. A massive drop first thing and any bottom feeders would have done well. I can't see given the wooliness of the RNS any great upside on this so I confess I am slightly bemused by the share price partial recovery since the opening. - The share price movement has all the hallmarks of Woofordunnit Meddling.
jonwig: If he's looking to raise new equity, his options are getting a bit limited. Ideally, he would like a substantial share price premium so that he can tuck the offer price between nav and share price His other option would be to to offer "C" shares at, say, 100p, and when these are fully invested have them convert on the basis of nav ratios. But this would fail to attract if the existing ords fell to a discount. His quoted holdings will carry a market valuation, but has he adjusted unquoteds at all?
liquidkid: Not trying to be disruptive here but what else has been going down on the unicorn farm this week? DRX -14% In the war on coal Drax is ISIS. Only James Bomb could get out of this position. Imperial Innov (IVO) -7% Dead in the market. no volume. none. a Deadweight RM2 -10% Ramps Up Stake as share price falls. Cap 171 mn UTW -15% UtilityWise - PowerStupid basket case. Make up the market, make up the numbers. Velocys VLS -13% IP Spin out - potential customers looking to harness the economics NetScientific -20% r&d Losses OWNS 45.3% NSCI -Ramps Up Stake as share price falls. and a nod to: Oxford Pharmascience (OXP)- straight line fall since June
bdog51: WPCT has nearly dropped all the way down to 100p IPO share price. 20% drop from the high point reached in August. I know it's meant for long term returns but I never expected such a large drop after such a promising start. Can someone explain why share price is down here after all the initial buying frenzy, large premium to NAV, Woodford popularity & reputation, etc? I'm a bit disappointed so far, hope the trust improves, the NAV doesn't seem to have varied much, it's the premium which has declined here. My holding here is showing a disappointing paper loss now. Agree with Minerve about Woodford Equity Fund - that's first class and the biggest part of my PF, for good reason. Great performance, highly recommended. Pity he's not having the same results with this "Patient" Trust !! I'm still holding WPCT anyway, suppose it could take a few years to get decent returns due to the extended revenue curve of start-ups? GLA
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